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Asst Prof Muntasir Mannan Choudhury

Asst Prof Choudhury Muntasir Mannan

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


Sengkang General Hospital

Specialty: Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery

Clinical Interest: Minimally Invasive Surgery of the Hand and Wrist

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Arthroscopic Repair and Reconstruction of Wrist Ligament Injuries and Arthritis, Arthroscopic Resection of Wrist Ganglions, Hand and Wrist Trauma, Microsurgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS), Peripheral nerve disorders of the Hand.

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital


Asst Prof Muntasir Mannan Choudhury is the Consultant and Service Lead of the Hand, Wrist and Microsurgery Services in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Sengkang General Hospital. He has been with Sengkang General Hospital since its inception and had worked passionately in developing the service for the community that the hospital supports. 

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. 

Dr Choudhury is strongly involved in medical education and holds the position of a Clinical Assistant Professor at Duke-NUS medical school as well as a Senior Lecturer at Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University Singapore. He has multiple research papers and continues with his clinical research. He is into surgical innovation and has developed multiple arthroscopic techniques for wrist surgery. He has one of the highest number of scientific papers in wrist arthroscopy in Singapore.

His excellence in patient care is reflected by the love and adoration he receives from his patients. He has received multiple SingHealth Service Awards and has been the recipient of the Singapore Health Quality Service Awards for four times. He has received the ‘You Sparkle’ Award twice and he strives to continue the best care he can provide for his patients.


  • MBBS (AIIMS, India)
  • MRCS (Glasgow)
  • FAMS - Specialist Accreditation in Hand Surgery (Singapore)
  • Fellowship with Dr Jeff Ecker at JeffEcker Clinic in Perth, Australia in 2020 on minimally invasive Hand and Wrist Surgery.

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Service Lead, Hand, Wrist and Microsurgery Services
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Senior Clinical Lecturer, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University Singapore
  • Clinical lecturer, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University
  • Member, Exam Committee for Hand Surgery Exit Exams
  • Examiner, Hand Surgery Exit Exams
  • Auditor, Singapore Society for Hand Surgery 2019-2021
  • Treasurer, Singapore Society for Hand Surgery 2018-2019
  • Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore since 2016
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, Glasgow since 2010
  • Member of the Asia Pacific Wrist Association
  • Founder, Leader of the “Wandering Dervishes” an initiative to provide health advice, consultation, and directive to migrant workers. 
  • Steering Committee Member of My BrotherSG, a NUS collaboration with WHO for risk communication and community engagement amongst the migrant workers in Singapore:
  • Change Maker, of the United World Colleges movement.


  • Sengkang General Hospital You Sparkle! 2022 – Gold Award
  • Singapore Health Quality Service Awards 2022- Star Award
  • Sengkang General Hospital You Sparkle! 2021 – Silver Award
  • Singapore Health Quality Service Awards 2021- Covid Hero Award
  • Singapore Health Quality Service Awards 2017 – Silver Award
  • Singapore Health Quality Service Awards 2016 – Star Award
  • SingHealth ‘Service with a Heart Award’ for Dec 2012, Nov 2014
  • Awarded the Prince of Wales scholarship for the International Baccalaureate 
  • Nominated for the best houseman gold medal in the Department of Surgery at the All India Institute of Medical sciences 
  • SingHealth Incentive Award in January 2009 for being the top performer in National Neuroscience Institute 

Research Interests


  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. Knowledge, 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. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2018;43(9):936-941. DOI:10.1177/1753193418756808
  5. Chung SR, Choudhury MM, Too SJY, et al. Microvascular anastomosis with fish-mouth suturing and adhesive sealants. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2019;72(1):137-171. DOI:10.1016/j.bjps.2018.10.031
  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, Duncan McGrouther, Muntasir Mannan Choudhury, Fang Li, Jonathan Shunming Teo, Lui Shiong Lee, Terry W.J.Steele; CaproGlu: Multifunctional tissue adhesive platform. Biomaterials. 2020;260:120215. DOI:10.1016/j.biomaterials.2020.120215
  7. Muntasir Mannan Choudhury, Jackson Kian Hong Jiang, Robert Tze Jin Yap. A Technique of Continuous catheter Irrigation in an Infected Wrist Joint: Improving management in septic arthritis of the wrist. J Wrist Surg DOI: 10.1055/s-0042-1749657
  8. Camelia Q Y Tang, Jackson k H Jiang, Andrew Y H Chin, Muntasir M Choudhury. All Arthroscopic Foveal Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Reconstruction. J Wrist Surg. DOI: 10.1055/s-0042-1751017
  9. Muntasir M. Choudhury, Robert T. J. Yap, Dawn S. Y. Chia, Suraj Sajeev, Ghulam S. Alizada, Jackson K. H. Jiang. Symptomatic Radial-Sided Tears of the Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex: An All-Arthroscopic Repair Using Bone Anchors. Journal of Wrist Surgery. DOI: 10.1055/s-0042-1756499
  10. Christina PNG, Muntasir Mannan Choudhury, Andrew Yuan Hui Chin ; A novel technique using the dorsal capsule of the distal radioulnar joint for extensor carpi ulnaris tendon subsheath reconstruction.  J Wrist Surg DOI: 10.1055/s-0043-1762931
  11. Choudhury MM, Yap RTJ, Chia DSY, Sajeev S, Jiang JKH. An All-arthroscopic Technique of Repair of Substance Tears of the Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex in Symptomatic Patients. Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg. 2023;27(3):169-174. Published 2023 Sep 1. doi:10.1097/BTH.0000000000000433
  12. Muntasir Mannan Choudhury, Suraj Sajeev, Brandon Yew Bao Sheng, Dashishka Thanuranga Wijetunga, Andrew Yuan Hui Chin. Arthroscopic Wafer Procedure for Ulnar Impaction Syndrome in an Intact Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex. J Wrist Surg. DOI: 10.1055/s-0043-1775799
  13. Muntasir Mannan Choudhury, Sandip Singh Saggi, Sze Ryn Chung, Robert Tze Jin Yap, Dawn Sinn Yii Chia, Jackson Kian Hong Jiang, Andrew Yuan Hui Chin. Arthroscopic Examination of the Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex in Galeazzi Injuries: Revisiting a Complex Injury. J Wrist Surg. DOI: 10.1055/s-0043-1776002

Abstracts and Submitted papers
  1. Epidemiology of Soft Tissue Tumors of the Hand and Wrist - submitted to Singapore Medical Journal – Awaiting publication in the Singapore Medical Journal
  2. An All arthroscopic technique of repairing foveal tears of the TFCC using bone anchors – Accepted in 2023 for publication in the journal - Techniques in Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery 
  3. Arthroscopic bone grafting in a case of bilateral scaphoid nonunion - case report- submitted for publication.
  4. Arthroscopic bone grafting in the proximal pole scaphoid fracture non-union following failed fixation with cannulated headless compression screw - submitted for publication.
  5. Arthroscopic bone graft and internal fixation of scaphoid nonunion: regular to complex and unique cases of the proximal pole nonunion - abstract accepted for FESSH 2024
  6. Arthroscopic bone graft and internal fixation of scaphoid nonunion - our experience in a tertiary hospital in Singapore – work in progress
  7. Outcomes of a new technique of an All- Arthroscopic triangular fibrocartilage repair - work in progress

Research Trials