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Dr Lingaraj Krishna

Dr Lingaraj Krishna

Designation: Senior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery (Hip/Knee)
Orthopaedic Surgery (Sports)

Language spoken: English, Mandarin, Bahasa Melayu, Tamil

Hospital Affiliation:
Gleneagles Hospital

Clinic Address:
Orthopaedic and Hand Surgery Partners
6A Napier Road
Gleneagles Hospital Annexe Block
Singapore 258500

Operating Hours: Mon-Fri: 9.00AM - 05.00PM
Sat: 9:00AM - 12:30PM
Sun: Closed
Public Holiday : Closed

Tel: 6970 7748

Fax: 6970 7758

Dr Lingaraj Krishna is an orthopaedic surgeon, who firmly believes in providing holistic, comprehensive, evidence-based care for all of his patients. He also believes that working in a team, together with the patient and the rehabilitation therapist, is the best way to achieve optimal outcomes.

He has practised medicine for more than 20 years, and manages a wide-range of orthopaedic conditions. His subspecialty interests lie in the field of knee surgery and orthopaedic sports medicine, where he is recognised as a thought-leader nationally and internationally.

He is currently Senior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Orthopaedic and Hand Surgery Partners - a private group practice located at Gleneagles Hospital. He is concurrently Director of the Sports Centre at the National University Hospital (NUH) - a multi-disciplinary, research-oriented, tertiary-level centre for sports medicine and surgery. He also serves as Head of the Division of Sports Medicine and Surgery and Visiting Consultant in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at NUH.

Dr Lingaraj sits on the Executive Board of Sport Singapore, which is the national governing body for sport in Singapore. He also serves on the Civil Aviation Medical Board, which is a division of the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore. He represents Singapore on the boards of the ASEAN Society for Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy (ASSA), the Asia-Pacific Knee Society (APKS), and the Asian Knee Arthroscopy Think-Tank (AKAT). He also serves in the Membership Committee of the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS).

He has published more than 40 peer-reviewed scientific articles, and has been involved in more than 70 conference presentations. He has also been widely featured in the media.

Professional Positions and Memberships:
• Board Member
Singapore Sports Council (Sports Singapore)
• Board Member
Civil Aviation Medical Board
• Committee Member
International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)
• Editorial Board Member
Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology (AP-SMART)
• Member and Singapore Representative
Asia-Pacific Knee Society (APKS)
• Member and Singapore Representative
Asian Knee Arthroscopy Think-Tank (AKAT)
• Member
ASEAN Society for Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy (ASSA)
• Member
Asia-Pacific Knee, Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine Society (APKASS)
• Member
Singapore Orthopaedic Association

MBBS, National University of Singapore, 1997
MRCS (Surgery in General), Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 2002
M.Med (Orthopaedic Surgery), National University of Singapore, 2003
FRCS (Trauma and Orthopaedics), Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 2006
HMDP Fellowship in Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction, Melbourne, Australia, 2009

Awards and Publications
1. Mok YR, Krishna L. Reply to the letter to the editor: Comment on "Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction performed within 12 months of the index injury is associated with a lower rate of medial meniscus tears". Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2019 Dec;27(12):4064-4065. doi: 10.1007/s00167-019-05518-y. Epub 2019 May 13. PubMed PMID: 31087120.
2. Panjwani T, Wong K, Liau G, Narendra V, Tan S, Krishna L. Arthroscopic debridement has lower re-operation rates than arthrotomy in the treatment of acute septic arthritis of the knee: a meta-analysis. Journal of ISAKOS. 2019 November; 4(6):307.
3.Tan SHS, Lau BPH, Krishna L. Outcomes of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Females Using Patellar-Tendon-Bone versus Hamstring Autografts: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Knee Surg. 2019 Aug;32(8):770-787. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1669916. Epub 2018 Sep 13. PubMed PMID: 30212919.

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