Krishnakumar Madhavan

Madhavan Krishnakumar

  • Professor, Department of Surgery
  • Senior Consultant, Division of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, University Surgical Cluster, National University Health System
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Head, Department of Surgery, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Chair, University Surgical Cluster, National University Health System
  • Co-Director, National University Centre for Organ Transplantation, National University Health System                                     
Joint Appointment(s)
  • National Director, Liver Transplant Services, Singapore
Academic Qualifications
  • MBBS, University of Poona, India
  • MS, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
  • FRCS, Royal College of Surgeons, United Kingdom
Research Interest(s)
  • Haemodynamics in Liver Transplantation
  • Technical Innovations in Liver Transplantation
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Acute Pancreatitis
  • Training in Surgery
  • Pancreas Cancer
  • Pancreas Transplantation
Recent Publications
  • 1. Chia DKA, Yeo Z, Loh SEK, Iyer SG, Bonney GK, Madhavan K, Kow AWC. 2018 Jan. Greater hypertrophy can be achieved with associating liver partition with portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy compared to conventional staged hepatectomy, but with a higher price to pay? American Journal of Surgery. 215(1):131-137. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2017.08.013.
  • 2. Goh JC, Tan JK, Lim JW, Shridhar IG, Madhavan K, Kow AW. 2017 Dec. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis: an analysis of early versus delayed cholecystectomy and predictive factors for conversion. Minerva Chirurgica. 72(6):455-463. doi: 10.23736/S0026-4733.17.07412-0.
  • 3. Prakash PS, Chan DYS, Madhavan K. 2017 Oct. The Stomach: a Rare Site for Metastatic Solid Pseudopapillary Neoplasm of the Pancreas. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 1-2. doi: 10.1007/s11605-017-3599-3.
  • 4. Pang NQ, Kow WCA, Law JH, Pan LTT, Lim BLK, Wong CCR, Chang KYS, Ganpathi IS, Madhavan K. 2017 Oct. Role of Coronary Angiography in Pre-Liver Transplantation Cardiac Evaluation: Experience From an Asian Transplant Institution. Transplantation Proceedings. 49(8):1797-1805. doi: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2017.04.021.
  • 5. Hartono JL, Koh T, Lee GH, Tan PS, Muthiah M, Aw MM, Madhavan K, Kow A, Lim KBL. 2017 Jul. Predictors of Non-adherence to Immunosuppressive Therapy in Asian Liver Transplant Recipients. Transplantation Proceedings. 49(6):1419-1424. doi: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2017.02.049.