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Dr Swaminathan Saravana Kumar

Dr Swaminathan Saravana Kumar

​MBBS, FRCR (UK), MMed (Sing) (Diag Rad), EDiR

Consultant

National Neuroscience Institute

Specialty: Neuroradiology

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Neuroradiology National Neuroscience InstituteNational Neuroscience Institute

Profile

​Dr Saravana Kumar completed his undergraduate medical education at Jawaharlal Institute of Post-graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), in India and moved to Singapore to pursue his post graduate education. He completed his residency in Diagnostic Radiology and was awarded Fellow of Royal College of Radiology (UK) and Master of Medicine (Singapore) degrees in 2015 as well as European Diploma in Radiology (Europe) degree in 2018. He further subspecialized in Neuroradiology and is currently practising as a Consultant since Nov 2020.

Education

EDiR – European Diploma in Radiology (European Board of Radiology), 2018
FRCR – Fellow of Royal College of Radiology (UK), 2015
MMed – Master of Medicine (Diag Rad)(Singapore), 2015
MBBS – Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (JIPMER)(India), 2011

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Consultant, Department of Neuroradiology, National Neuroscience Institute
  • Member of Singapore Radiological Society (SRS)
  • Member and Fellow of Royal College of Radiologists (RCR)
  • Member of European Society of Radiology (ESR)
  • Member of American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR)
  • Member of Radiological society of North America (RSNA)
  • Member of American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS)
  • Member of Academic Medicine Education Institute (AMEI)

Awards

  • Quality Improvement Project Award, Residency in SingHealth Excels (RISE) Awards, 2018
  • Outstanding Resident Award, Residency in SingHealth Excels (RISE) Awards, AY2016/2017
  • Outstanding Resident Award, Residency in SingHealth Excels (RISE) Awards, AY2015/2016
  • Outstanding Resident Award, Residency in SingHealth Excels (RISE) Awards, AY2014/2015
  • Outstanding Resident Award, Residency in SingHealth Excels (RISE) Awards, AY2013/2014
  • Outstanding Performer in Intermediate/ In-Training Examination Award, Residency in SingHealth Excels (RISE) Awards, 2014
  • Young Investigator Award at Asian Congress of Abdominal Radiology, 2015

Research Interests

Publications

  • Swaminathan, S.K., Lo, R.H.G. & Venkatanarasimha, N. (2017). The patent track sign. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2017 Oct;42(10):2589-2590. doi: 10.1007/s00261-017-1152-1.
  • Swaminathan, S. K. (2017). The T2-dark spot sign. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2017 May;42(5):1614-1615. doi: 10.1007/s00261-017-1057-z.

Research Trials