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
  • 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. Leong WQ, Ganpathi IS, Kow AW, Madhavan K, Chang SK. 2015 Nov. Comparative study and systematic review of laparoscopic liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma. World J Hepatol. 7(27):2765-73. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v7.i27.2765. 26644820.
  • 2. Thng Y, Tan JK, Shridhar IG, Chang SK, Madhavan K, Kow AW. 2015 Nov. Outcomes of resection of giant hepatocellular carcinoma in a tertiary institution: does size matter?. HPB (Oxford). 17(11):988-93. doi: 10.1111/hpb.12479. 26334002.
  • 3. Tan HL, Lim KB, Iyer SG, Chang SK, Madhavan K, Kow AW. 2015 Aug. Metabolic syndrome after a liver transplantation in an Asian population. HPB (Oxford). 17(8):713-22. doi: 10.1111/hpb.12435. 26172138.
  • 4. Chang SK, Wang YL, Shen L, Iyer SG, Madhavan K. 2015 Apr. A randomized controlled trial comparing post-operative pain in single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy versus conventional laparoscopic cholecystectomy. World J Surg. 39(4):897-904. doi: 10.1007/s00268-014-2903-6. 25446490.
  • 5. Tan LB, Madhavan K, Chang SK. 2014 Nov. Intrahepatic segment V biliary enteric bypass. ANZ J Surg. 84(11):885-6. doi: 10.1111/ans.12329. 24171909.