Annual Meeting 2018 (ASSH-SSHS)
'ars longus, vita brevis' ('Art is long, life is short')
This page is dedicated to colleagues who have contributed to the development of Hand Surgery in Singapore.
Julian Wee Teow Keong (1950-1994) Plastic Surgeon. Supported the Hand Surgery department in Singapore General Hospital. Described the 'Singapore Flap' in perineal reconstruction.
David Khoo. Hand Surgeon. Contributed to the development of surgery for stroke, cerebral palsy, and brachial plexus.
Moorthy. Experimental Surgery Technician. Pivotal in the setup of early microvascular laboratory and microsurgery courses.
Ragunathar Kanagasuntheram (1919-2010). Professor of Anatomy. Pivotal in providing animal holding and histology support for early work in experimental microsurgery.
Barry Pereira (1961-2012). Biomechanic Engineer. Pivotal in conducting experiments in hand and orthopaedic surgery at National University of Singapore.
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