Dr Saithna's work has been awarded the following prizes, awards and grant (* indicates where the work was presented by a co-author):
King James IV Professorship, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, December 2018
Excellence in Knee Surgery Award, Brazilian Knee Surgery Congress, Helito CP, Ferretti A, Monaco E, Redler A, Argento G, de Carli A, Saithna A, Helito VP. Poster: MRI Demonstrates a High Prevalence of ALL Abnormalities in Acutely Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injured Knees: A Case-Control Series Comparing Against the Contralateral Uninjured Knee
Richard J O'Connor Award, Arthroscopy Association North America, Denver, May 2017. Awarded for study showing significant improvement in outcomes from ACL surgery
British Orthopaedic Sports Trauma and Arthroscopy Association 2016 Travelling Fellowship Award.
1st Prize. Best Poster European Society for Surgical Research, Liverpool, UK, 11th June 2015. Gee E*, Hunt J, Saithna A. Tantalum and Cellular Interactions
Pan Am Foundation Research Grant. November 2014
Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Research Grant 2013.
Smith and Nephew Research Grant 2013.
Lipmann Kessel Prize. July 2011. Kundra R, *Newman SDS, Saithna A, Srinivasan S, Srinivasan K. Absorbable or non-absorbable sutures? A prospective, randomised evaluation of aesthetic outcomes in patients undergoing elective day case hand and wrist surgery.
2nd Prize. European Congress of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, Milan, Italy, 27th -30th April 2011. Baraza N*, Saithna A, Krkovic M. Acute Persistent Traumatic Anterior Dislocation of the Fractured Radial Head - Case Report and Surgical Technique.
1st Prize Harry Hollier Fellowship Award (£1500), Good Hope Hospital, 2009. Saithna A, Spalding T. Cartilage Repair in the Knee: Searching for the holy grail.
1st Prize.Oxford Unicompartmental Knee Course (Digital Camera and Textbook). Keeble College, Oxford 2008
1st Prize (Young Surgeon in training category - 1000 Euros). European Vascular Surgery Society, Prague, 22.09.2006. Peravali R*, Saithna A, Adam DJ, Bradbury AW, Gossain S, Wilmink AB. Positive microbiological cultures - a basis for peri-operative antimicrobial chemoprophylaxis.
1st Prize. Arthur Guest Presentation. Birmingham Heartlands Hospital 2004. Saithna A. Unexpected trauma outcomes.
1st Prize (£100). Junior Doctors Presentation. University Hospital, Birmingham 2002. Saithna A. Management of polytrauma.
Cancer Research Campaign Elective Bursaries for Medical Undergraduates 2000
Friends of Rosie Children’s Cancer Research Award 2000
Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Oncology Service Trust Fund Research Grant 1999