Dr. Ravindran Thuraisingham is an orthopaedic with subspecialty in hand and microsurgery. Currently, he is practicing at Sunway Medical Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He has almost 15 years of experience in performing surgical procedures on patients with hand and nerve conditions such as ulnar nerve entrapment, de Quervain's tenosynovitis, Boutonniere deformity, giant cell tumour of tendon sheath, Dupuytren’s contracture, metacarpal fracture, and many more.
The procedures that he often performed include mallet finger repair, finger synovectomy, open reduction and internal fixation of various fractures on hand bones, metacarpophalangeal arthrodesis, and thumb carpometacarpal arthroplasty.
He completed his MBBS at Kasturba Medical College (India) in 1997 and Masters in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Malaya in 2006. After that, he underwent two years subspecialty training in hand and microsurgery at University Malaya Medical Centre.
Besides practicing in a private hospital, he is a senior lecturer for hand and microsurgery at the University of Malaya. He is also active in an organization as a member of the Malaysian Society for Surgery of the Hand (MSSH). He is most often involved in medical research and published the results in medical journals. One of his recent works titled “First High-Quality Draft Genome Sequence of Pasteurella Multocida Sequence Type 128 Isolated from Infected Bone”, which was published in Genome Announcements by American Society for Microbiology.