Affiliation: Anaesthesia KHOO TECK PUAT HOSPITAL, Singapore, Singapore;
Award / titles received: Platinum ACCEA Award (2010) by Goverment of Health and National Health Service, UK Featured in The Times Magazine as one of Top British Doctor in Anaesthesia Category 2010
Statement of expertise for the sub-committee: Chandra Kumar is a Senior Consultant in Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore. Before moving to Singapore, he was Professor of Evidence Based Anaesthesia at University of Teesside (UK) and Consultant Anaesthetist, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough (UK). He founded British Ophthalmic Anaesthesia Society, established World Congress of Ophthalmic Anaesthesia and founded Society for Education in Anaesthesia UK. He has edited 8 text books in various anaesthesia sub-speciality. He has conducted numerous clinical trials and has published over 100 scientific papers, many in the high profile journals. His research in ophthalmic, regional anaesthesia (Continuous Spinal Anaesthesia) and elderly anaesthesia has resulted in changes in clinical practice. He is a much sought after international speaker and has delivered over 100 presentations in various prestigious international conferences.
Biography: Senior Consultant, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore & Professor of Evidence Based Anaesthesia (University of Teesside, UK).
Founded British Ophthalmic Anaesthesia Society, World Congress of Ophthalmic Anaesthesia and Society for Education in Anaesthesia.
He has edited 8 text books. published >100 scientific papersin high profile journals resulting in changed clinical practice.
He is a sought after international speaker and delivered >100 lectures in prestigious conferences.
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