Dr. Saminathan Suresh Nathan is a musculoskeletal oncologist and an adult reconstructive orthopaedic surgeon with over 25 years of practice experience.
He graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) and Masters in Surgery (MMed). He completed his fellowship in musculoskeletal oncology at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre in New York, United States.
Dr. Nathan previously worked at Montefiore Medical Centre, Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York on molecular and chemosensitivity research in osteosarcoma. He also served at Singapore National University Hospital as head of the musculoskeletal oncology division (2010-2012), leader of the National University Cancer Institute of Musculoskeletal Oncology and Sarcoma Group, and principal investigator of NUS Clinical Research Centre’s musculoskeletal oncology research laboratory.
Dr. Nathan is one of the only two members from Singapore to be inducted to the International Symposium of Limb Salvage Surgeons in 2007. He is also the only surgeon from Singapore to be elected to the Asia Pacific Musculoskeletal Tumour Society’s advisory committee in 2008.
Dr. Nathan is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCS) and Academy of Medicine of Singapore (FAMS).
Limb Salvage and Revision Arthroplasty Surgery['Orthopaedic surgery', 'Adult reconstructive orthopaedic surgery'] in SingaporeView full profile
Limb Salvage and Revision Arthroplasty is a one-stop orthopaedic surgery centre conveniently located at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre on Orchard Road, Singapore. Its goal is to provide comprehensive, patient-centred, and leading-edge services for the diagnosis, treatment, and management of both common and complex musculoskeletal conditions ranging from fractures to bone and soft tissue tumours. The clinic is Dr. Saminathan Suresh Nathan’s private practice. He is a well-recognised, award-winning orthopaedic surgeon and fellowship-trained musculoskeletal oncologist with more than two decades of experience. He graduated from the National University of Singapore with an MMBS degree and Master of Medicine in Surgery. He also completed his orthopaedic surgery training at the National University Hospital (Singapore) and his fellowship in musculoskeletal oncology at the renowned Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre in New York. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCS) and Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS). Driven to provide the highest standards of care to all his patients, he combines his advanced surgical skills with state-of-the-art technology to deliver safe and effective orthopaedic solutions. He also commits to continuing professional development and regularly conducts research to further improve patient outcomes. In 2012, he won the best paper award for his pioneering work in using collagen-based biomaterials in effective host implant integration in joint replacement surgery.