Chandra M Kumar, MD
Chandra M Kumar, MD is Senior Consultant in Anaesthesia, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore. He also a Professor of Practice, Newcastle University (UK), and Visiting Professor, Newcastle University Medical School, Malaysia. He Previously worked as Professor and Consultant Anaesthetist in The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK. He founded British Ophthalmic Anaesthesia Society (BOAS), World Congress of Ophthalmic Anaesthesia and helped in the foundation of OFISA. Edited 10 textbook in various subspecialties of anaesthesia including 3 books on ophthalmic anaesthesia and published more than 125 peer review articles and editorials in high impact factor journals. Contributed 12 chapters for other books.Interested in elderly, ophthalmic, regional, colorectal anaesthesia, computers, technology and education. Lectured worldwide as invited speaker. Recipient of the highest award (Platinum 2010) bestowed by the Department of Health to a practicing UK consultant in the National Health Service. He was selected as one of the Top Britain Doctor in November 2010 by The Times Magazine, published in, UK.
Ex-elected council member of The Royal College of Anaesthetists (2007-2014). Ex- elected Council Member of the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (AAAGBI 2005 – 2009).
Founder secretary SEAUK (Society for Education in Anaesthesia), 2001 Served as examiner for Primary FFARCS (College of Anaesthetists, Dublin) Current Examiner for Final FFARCS (College of Anaesthetists, Dublin)
Current Final Examiner, European Diploma in Regional Anaesthesia (Brussels)