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

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