Dr Benjamin Tow

Orthopaedic Surgeon
19 years of experience

Specialty

Orthopaedic Surgery

Consultation Fee

$ 150 and above

Qualifications

MBBS, MRCS (Surg), FRCS (Ortho), MMed (Ortho)

What I do

Dr Bemjamin Tow provides clinical services such as:
- Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
- Spine surgery
- Fractures and Orthopaedic Trauma
- Knee and Hip Surgery
See more [ + ]- Hand Surgery
- Pain management procedures
- Treatment of Lumber Spine conditions
- Treatment of Cervical Spine Conditions
- Treatment of Thoracic Spine Conditions
- Treatment of Hip and Knee Conditions
- Treatment of Upper Limb Conditions

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Clinic Locations

Orthopaedic and Spine Clinic Pte Ltd
Mt Elizabeth Medical Centre #13-06
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

Orthopaedic and Spine Clinic Pte Ltd
Mt E Novena Specialist Centre 
38 Irrawaddy Road #04-30
Singapore 329563

Professional Statement

Dr Benjamin Tow has vast experience in treating degenerative conditions of the spine, performing deformity-surgery and minimally-invasive spine surgery and administering percutaneous injections for spine conditions. He is also a fully-qualified orthopaedic surgeon with extensive experience in managing general Orthopaedic conditions of the knee, hip, ankle and upper limb. Dr Benjamin Tow is also well-versed with paediatric orthopaedic conditions, having received training at the Kandang Kerbau Women's and Children's Hospital.

Languages Spoken

English, Indonesian, Malay, Mandarin

Education

National University of Singapore Faculty of Medicine

Awards and Publications

Outstanding Paper Award - International Conference on Bio-Medical Engineering 2005 Annual Meeting : Prototype Jig design for Metacarpal Osteotomy
“Heart of Gold Service Award”, Singapore General Hospital Dr Benjamin Tow was attached to UCLA comprehensive spine centre from 2006 to 2007 to research on tissue engineering and gene therapy for spine fusion and disc regeneration and to do clinical practice on surgery for degenerative spine conditions and minimally invasive spine surgery. Dr Benjamin Tow has participated in several research/trials and co-authored papers which were published in medical journals. He is also an invited speaker and lecturer at local and international courses for Spine surgery and Minimally Invasive Spine surgery, and has trained many overseas fellows in the practice of spinal surgery. 1. Tow BP, Chua BS, Fook-Chong S, Howe TS. Concurrent fractures of the hip and wrist: a matched analysis of elderly patients. Injury. 2009 Apr;40(4):385-7. Epub 2009 Feb 23

2. Miyazaki M, Sugiyama O, Tow B, Zou J, Morishita Y, Wei F, Napoli A, Sintuu C, Lieberman JR, Wang JC. The effects of lentiviral gene therapy with bone morphogenetic protein-2-producing bone marrow cells on spinal fusion in rats.
J Spinal Disord Tech. 2008 Jul;21(5):372-9.

3. Miyazaki M, Hong SW, Yoon SH, Zou J, Tow B, Alanay A, Abitbol JJ, Wang JC. Kinematic analysis of the relationship between the grade of disc degeneration and motion unit of the cervical spine. Spine. 2008 Jan 15;33(2):187-93

4. Yong FC, Tan SH, Tow BP, Teoh LC.  Trapezoid rotational bone graft osteotomy for metacarpal and phalangeal fracture malunion.
See more [ + ]  J Hand Surg [Br]. 2007 Feb 23

5. Benjamin P. B. Tow, M.D., Wellington K. Hsu, M.D., and Jeffrey C. Wang, M.D.  Disc Regeneration: A Glimpse of the Future. Clinical Neurosurgery - Volume 54, 2007, CHAPTER 21

6. Attached to  UCLA  comprehensive spine centre from  2006 to 2007 for research attachment on tissue engineering and gene therapy for spine fusion and disc regeneration and clinical attachment on surgery for degenerative spine conditions and minimally invasive spine surgery

7. BPB Tow, MC Wong, PCC Chang, AK Mitra, BK Tay. Comparing 2-year outcomes of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using either patella-tendon or semitendinosus-tendon autografts : A non-randomised prospective study. 
Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 2005;13(2):139-146

8. BPB Tow, MH Tan Delayed diagnosis of Ewing’s sarcoma of the right humerus initially treated as chronic osteomyelitis: A case report. 
Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 2005;13(1):88-92

9. Metacarpal Osteotomy Jig design. 
Singapore Patent Application Number 200400360-3. Date of filing: 5 Feb 2004. 
Co-inventors: 
BPB Tow (Singapore General Hospital)
Koh Chai Wah, Chou Siaw Meng, Tan Soon Huat. (Nanyang Technologic University)

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Professional Positions and Memberships

Consultant, Spine Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, 2008-2012
Clinical Teacher, National University of Singapore, 2007-2012
Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, 2009-2012
See more [ + ] Member, Executive Committee, Back Society Singapore
Member, Executive Committee, Singapore Orthopaedic Association
Former Fellow UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, USA

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Accredited Hospitals

Gleneagles Hospital
Mount Alvernia Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
See more [ + ] Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
Parkway East Hospital

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Insurances Accepted

Adept Insurance
Aetna
AIA
Alliance
Alliance Medinet Pte Ltd
See more [ + ]Aviva /Aviva PCP Care
Parkway Shenton
AXA
Prestige International (S) Pte Ltd
BUPA
Pru Priority Plus
Cigna / IXChange
Shenton Insurance
Sompo Japan
Supreme Care
Great Eastern
I Medicare
IHP

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