Dr Mark Puhaindran

 

Senior Consultant and Head

Division of Surgical Oncology (Musculoskeletal Surgery), National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS) 

 

Senior Consultant and Head
Division of Musculoskeletal Oncology, University Orthopaedics, Hand and Resconstructive Microsurgery Cluster, National University Hospital (NUH)
 

 

Senior Consultant and Director of Clinical Services

Department of Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery, University Orthopaedics, Hand and Resconstructive Microsurgery Cluster, National University Hospital (NUH)

 

Dr Mark Puhaindran graduated from the National University of Singapore and did his Hand Surgery training at the National University Hospital. After obtaining his specialist accreditation in Hand Surgery, he went on to do a Fellowship in Musculoskeletal Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA. His subspecialty interests include peripheral nerve tumours, tumours of the upper extremity and soft tissue tumours, and he has conducted research and written papers and book chapters in these areas.

 

 

Education & Fellowship

MBBS (Sing), MRCS (Edin), MMed (Surgery), FAMS (Hand Surgery)

 

Selected Publications

  1. Puhaindran ME, Rohde RS, Chou J, Morris CD, Athanasian EA. Clinical outcomes for patients with soft tissue sarcoma of the hand. Cancer. 2011 Jan 1;117(1):175-9.
  2. Puhaindran ME, Athanasian EA. Malignant and metastatic tumors of the hand. J Hand Surg Am. 2010 Nov;35(11):1895-900.
  3. Puhaindran ME, Steensma MR, Athanasian EA. Partial hand preservation for large soft tissue sarcomas of the hand. J Hand Surg Am. 2010 Feb;35(2):291-5.
  4. Puhaindran ME, Chou J, Forsberg JA, Athanasian EA. Major Upper-Limb Amputations for Malignant Tumors.J Hand Surg Am. 2012.
  5. Puhaindran ME, Pratt J, Manoso MW, Healey JH, Mintz DN, Athanasian EA. Predictive value of magnetic resonance imaging in determining presence of residual disease after marginal excision of unsuspected soft tissue sarcomas of the hand. J Hand Surg Am. 2010 Sep;35(9):1479-84.
  6. Foo TL, Yak R, Puhaindran ME. Peripheral Nerve Lymphomatosis. J Hand Surg Asian Pac Vol. 2017 Mar;22(1):104-107
  7. Salunke AA, Chen Y, Tan JH, Chen X, Foo TL, Gartner LE, Puhaindran ME. Intramuscular schwannoma: clinical and magnetic resonance imaging features. Singapore Med J. 2015 Oct;56(10):555-7.

 

Selected Titles

  1. "Malignant and Metastatic Tumors of the Hand", Puhaidran ME, Athanasian EA in Hand Surgery Updates V.
  2. "Tumors of Soft Tissues", Puhaidran ME, Athanasian EA in The American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Textbook of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery.

 

 

Updated as of 27 June 2017