Kandiah Satkunanantham

Satkunanantham Kandiah

  • Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Emeritus Consultant, University Orthopaedics, Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery Cluster, National University Hospital
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Chairman, Health Sciences Authority, Singapore
Academic Qualifications
  • MBBS, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • MMed (Surgery), National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • FRCS, Royal College of Surgeons, England
  • FAMS, Academy of Medicine, Singapore
Research Interest(s)
  • Knee
  • Patella
  • Biomechanics
Recent Publications
  • 1. Gooi SG, Chan CXY, Tan MKL, Lim AKS, Satkunanantham K, Hui JHP. 2017 Sep. Patella Height Changes Post High Tibial Osteotomy. Indian J Orthop. 51(5):545-551. doi: 10.4103/ortho.IJOrtho_214_17.
  • 2. Chee MYK, Chen Y, Pearce CJ, Murphy DP, Krishna L, Hui JHP, Wang WEJ, Tai BC, Salunke AA, Chen X et al. 2017 Feb. Outcome of Patellar Tendon Versus 4-Strand Hamstring Tendon Autografts for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Prospective Randomized Trials. Arthroscopy. 33(2):450-463. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2016.09.020.
  • 3. Sathappan SS, Pang HN, Manoj A, Ashwin T, Satku K. 2009 Feb. Does stress shielding occur with the use of long-stem prosthesis in total knee arthroplasty? Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 17(2):179-83. doi: 10.1007/s00167-008-0649-0.
  • 4. Bhalla V, Fong CW, Chew SK, Satku K. 2006 Oct. Changes in the levels of major cardiovascular risk factors in the multi-ethnic population in Singapore after 12 years of a national non-communicable disease intervention programme. Singapore Med J. 47(10):841-50.
  • 5. Satku K. 2003 Nov. Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty: is it a step in the right direction?--Surgical options for osteoarthritis of the knee. Singapore Med J. 44(11):554-6.