As an undergraduate, Dr Samintharaj Kumar was the first South-East Asian recipient for the David B. Scott Research Fellowship Award from the International Association for Dental Research. In 2001, he obtained his bachelors in Dentistry. While at medical school he received awards from the British Association of Plastic Surgeons, British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, The Royal College of Physicians and The Wellcome Trust. He was also awarded the Drummond and Frank Scott Prize. , the British Association of Plastic Surgeons, British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, The Royal College of Physicians and The Wellcome Trust.
Dr Kumar went on to train in Anaesthetics/Intensive Care, ENT, Vascular Surgery, Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics, General Surgery, Accident & Emergency, Maxillofacial Surgery and Plastic Surgery in Singapore and UK. He has also had experience with Dental Implant systems such as Nobel Biocare, Dentium, Osstem, Straumann and BioHorizons.
His interests range from dental implants, denture stabilisation, zygomatic implants to Sculptra and Chemical peels for rejuvenation of the face and anti-snoring treatment.