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Dr Choudhury Muntasir Mannan

Dr Choudhury Muntasir Mannan

​MBBS (AIIMS), MRCS (Glasgow), FAMS (Singapore)

Consultant

Specialty: Hand Surgery, Reconstructive Microsurgery

Sub-specialties: Minimally Invasive Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery of the Hand and Wrist

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital

Profile

Dr Muntasir Mannan Choudhury is a Consultant with the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sengkang General Hospital since November 2019. He was previously an Associate Consultant in the Department of Hand Surgery at Singapore General Hospital (August 2016-August 2019). He has a special interest in minimally invasive Hand and Wrist Surgery, microsurgery, trauma and reconstruction. He graduated from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India in 2004 and thereafter completed his MRCS from the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow in 2010. He eventually completed his advanced specialist training in Hand Surgery in Singapore and was inducted as Fellow of the Academy of Medicine in Singapore in 2016. Subsequently, he did a fellowship with Dr Jeff Ecker at JeffEcker Clinic in Perth, Australia in 2020 on minimally invasive Hand and Wrist Surgery. Unfortunately the fellowship was cut short due to Covid- 19 and he returned to Singapore and promptly joined the operations against the virus.

Apart from him being an excellent clinician as stated by his patients, Dr Choudhury is strongly involved in medical education and holds the position of a Clinical Assistant Professor at Duke NUS medical school. He has multiple research papers and continues clinical research along with his busy clinical schedule. He has received multiple Singhealth Service with a Heart Awards and also won the Singapore Health Quality Service Awards 2017 Star Award and the Singapore Health Quality Service Awards 2018 Silver Award.

Education

  • ​MBBS: All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi (2004)
  • MRCS: Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow (completed in Mar 2010)
  • FAMS (Singapore): Hand Surgery Exit Examination (2016)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Duke NUS Medical School
  • Clinical Lecturer, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University Singapore
  • Auditor, Singapore Society for Hand Surgery 2019-2021
  • Treasureer, Singapore Society for Hand Surgery 2018-2019
  • Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore since 2016
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, Glasgow since 2010

Awards

  • Singapore Health Quality Service Awards 2018 – Silver Award
  • Singapore Health Quality Service Awards 2017 – Star Award
  • Singhealth Doctor Long Service Award 2017
  • Singhealth 'Service with a Heart Award' for Dec 2012, Nov 2014
  • Singhealth Incentive Award in January 2009 for being the top performer in National Neuroscience Institute
  • Nominated for the best houseman gold medal in the department of Surgery at the All India Institute of Medical sciences

Research Interests

Publications

  1. Choudhury MM, Tay SC. Prospective study on the management of trigger finger. Hand Surg. 2014;19(3):393-7.
  2. Choudhury MM, Tay SC. Outcome of traction tenolysis in open trigger finger release--a retrospective review. Hand Surg. 2013;18(3):375-9.
  3. B Singh, RM Pandey, N D'Souza, A Anushyanthan, V Krishna*, V Gupta*, MM Choudhury. Knowlege, Attitudes and Socio-Demographic Factors Differentiating Blood Donors From Non-Donors in an Urban Slum of Delhi Indian Journal of Community Medicine. Vol. 27, No. 3 (2002-07 - 2002-09)
  4. Mabel Qi He Leow, Aik Siew Robyn Hay, Shu Li Ng, Muntasir Mannan Choudhury, Huihua Li, Duncan Angus McGrouther and Shian Chao Tay; A randomized controlled trial comparing ketorolac and triamcinolone injections in adults with trigger digits –Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume)
  5. SR Chung, Choudhury MM, Sarah JY Too, CB Ong, Terry WJ Steele, DA McGrouther, Andrew YH Chin. Microvascular anastomosis with fish-mouth suturing with adhesive sealants. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, November 2018.
  6. Ivan Djordjevica, OleksandrPokholenkoa, Ankur Harish Shaha, GautamaWicaksonoa, Lluis Blancafort, John V.Hanna, Samuel J.Page, Himansu Sekhar Nandaa, Chee Bing Ong, Sze RynChung, Andrew Yuan Hui Chin, DuncanMcGrouther, Muntasir Mannan Choudhury, Fang Li, Jonathan Shunming Teo, Lui Shiong Lee, Terry W.J.Steele CaproGlu: Multifunctional tissue adhesive platform. Biomaterials, Volume 260, November 2020

Research Trials

1) Prospective randomized controlled study on the outcome of traction tenolysis in open trigger finger release

2) Prospective study on the efficacy of intrasynovial versus extrasynovial corticosteroid injections for trigger digits

3) Epidemiology of Soft Tissue Tumors of the Hand and Wrist

4) Biomechanical study on spiral fractures

5) A novel technique of reconstruction of the subsheath of the extensor carpi ulnaris tendon