Dr Kannan Kaliyaperumal

Orthopaedic Surgeon


Orthopaedic Surgery


MBBS (Singapore), MRCS (Edinburgh), M.Med (Ortho)(S'pore), FRCS (Trauma & Ortho), FAMS (Orthopaedics)

What I do

Dr Kannan Kaliyaperumal provides clinical services such as:* Sports injuries, ligament injuries & tendinopathies
* Arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery for management of cartilage defects and impingement
* Forefoot deformity correction (Bunions and lesser toe deformities)
* Management of foot pain (metatarsalgia)
* Management of Diabetic foot ulcers, Charcot’s joints & wounds
See more [ + ]* Management of fractures around the foot & ankle
* Correction of flatfeet & high arched feet
* Management of arthritis including Total Ankle Replacement and osteotomies

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Clinic Locations

Centre for Foot and Ankle Surgery
Mount Elizabeth Medical Center Suite #16-10
3 Mount Elizabeth
Singapore 228510

Centre for Foot and Ankle Surgery
Parkway East Medical Center Suite #05-06/07
319 Joo Chiat Place
Singapore 427989

Centre for Foot and Ankle Surgery
Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre Suite #10-33/34/35
38 Irrawaddy Road
Singapore 329563

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Professional Statement

Dr Kannan is a fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon with a subspecialty interest in Foot and Ankle disorders. He graduated with a MBBS from the National University of Singapore and underwent Advanced Specialty Training in Orthopedic surgery in Singapore. He obtained his postgraduate qualification from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh. He was awarded the prestigious MOH Scholarship by the Ministry of Health (Singapore) to pursue further training in the field of lower limb reconstructive surgery with special emphasis on Foot and Ankle Reconstruction.

He underwent his subspecialty training in Switzerland and in the Netherlands where ... See more [ + ]he trained in in foot & ankle deformity correction, sports surgery and minimally invasive surgery (MIS) of the foot and ankle.
Dr Kannan has extensive experience in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery being one of a very small number of sub specialists in this area in Singapore & the region. He is well published with articles in international peer reviewed journals. His particular research interest is in cartilage regeneration and management of cartilage defects. He did the first successful case of artificial scaffold reconstruction in the ASEAN region for a talus osteochondral defect in 2013.

His passion for teaching has seen him being appointed as a clinical Senior Lecturer of the Yong Loo Ling School of Medicine, National University of Singapore involved in undergraduate medical education in Singapore. He is also a faculty member of the National Healthcare Group Residency program, involved in the teaching of Residents.   He is also an International Faculty member of the AO trauma group where he has  taught in China, India, Thailand and Singapore. He is also passionate in developing the Foot & Ankle specialty in the region and has conducted numerous courses and has been invited as chairperson and faculty to various F&A courses and symposiums in Malaysia, Indonesia and Hong Kong.

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Languages Spoken


National University of Singapore, Royal College of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Awards and Publications

- SINDA Academic Excellence Award
- Dean’s List Second Professional MBBS (Part lll) Examination 1999/2000
- Subdural Hematoma in Two Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant patients with Post Dural Puncture Headache and Initially          Normal CT Brain; Annals of Haematology, Vol 8 No. 9, September 2002, pg 540
- Ministry of Defence Letter of Commendation: Effort Against SARS 2003
- Laproscopic Ventral Hernia Repair: A Local Experience, Singapore Medical Journal, 2004, Vol 45(6): pg 271
- Ministry of Health Scholarship, Singapore
- Total Hip Arthroplasty for Ankylosed Hip Secondary to Neurogenic Herterotrophic Ossification; Journal of Artroplasty, Vol 23 No.   3, April 2008: pg 470-475
- National Healthcare Group HMDP (Human Manpower Development Programme) Award
- Letter of Commendation from Singapore Armed Forces

Professional Positions and Memberships

Member of Singapore Medical Association (SMA)
Member of Singapore Orthopaedic Association (SOA)
International Member of American Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS)
See more [ + ]Ordinary Member of European Foot & Ankle Society (EFAS)
International Member of Bristish Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (BOFAS)
International faculty Member of AO Trauma (AOT)
International Member of International Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS)
International Member of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
International Member of Society for the Study of Minimally Invasive Surgery of the Foot & Ankle (GRECMIP)
International Member of European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery & Arthroscopy (ESSKA)

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Accredited Hospitals

Farrer Park Hospital
Gleneagles Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
See more [ + ]Mount Elizabeth Orchard Hospital
Parkway East Hospital

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Insurances Accepted

Adept Insurance
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Parkway Shenton
Pru Priority Plus
QBE Primary Care
Cigna / IXChange
Fullerton Healthcare
Great Eastern
Tokio Marine Life Insurance
HSBC Clinicare
Vista Medicare
Zurich Insurance Company Ltd

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