Dr Chan Beng Kuen

Orthopaedic Surgeon
29 years of experience

Specialty

Orthopaedic Surgery

Consultation Fee

$150 and above

Qualifications

MBBS (S’pore), M MED (Surgery), FRCS (Edin), FRCS (Glas), FAMS (Orth)

What I do

Dr Chan Beng Kuen provides clinical services such as:
* Arthroscopy in treating scapulothoracic pain
* Minimally invasive upper limb procedures
* Arthroscopic shoulder stabilization
* Subacromial decompression
See more [ + ]* Rotator cuff repair
* Labral repair
* Capsulotomy for frozen shoulders
* Lateral clavicle resection
* Fractures/nonunion clavicle
* Fracture-dislocations around the shoulder joint
* Elbow and wrist
* Shoulder replacement surgery
* Treatment of complex fractures of the distal radius
* Tennis elbow surgery and nerve entrapment release
* Arthroscopic and open procedures for sports
* Degenerative conditions of the knee

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Clinic Locations

Orthopaedics International
Gleneagles Hospital Annexe Block #02-42
6A Napier Road, S 258500

Orthopaedics International
Camden Medical Centre #03-02
1 Orchard Boulevard, S 248649

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Professional Statement

Dr Chan Beng Kuen is an Orthopaedic Surgeon at Orthopaedics International in Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, Gleneagles Annexe Block and Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre.

He completed his MBBS in 1988 at the National University of Singapore, FRCS (Gen Surg) in 1994 at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, UK, FRCSEd (Gen Surg) in 1994  at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK and MMed (Surg) in 1994 at the National University of Singapore.

Dr Chan Beng Kuen pioneered the use of arthroscopy in treating scapulothoracic pain in Singapore and specialises in minimally invasive upper ... See more [ + ]limb procedures, which minimizes post-operative pain, morbidity and hospital stay. Dr Chan has a personal series of more than 500 arthroscopic shoulder procedures and these include arthroscopic shoulder stabilization, subacromial decompression, rotator cuff repair, labral repair, capsulotomy for frozen shoulders and lateral clavicle resection. His other clinical specialties include fractures/nonunion clavicle, fracture-dislocations around the shoulder joint, elbow and wrist, shoulder replacement surgery, treatment of complex fractures of the distal radius, tennis elbow surgery and nerve entrapment release. He also performs arthroscopic and open procedures for sports and degenerative conditions of the knee.

Dr Chan Beng Kuen was the first orthopaedic surgeon to be awarded the Ministry of Health HMDP Scholarship for Upper Limb Surgery and trained at the Monash Medical Centre and the Melbourne Shoulder and Elbow Centre in 1999. In 2002, he furthered his training in arthroscopic shoulder surgery with a shoulder fellowship at the Samsung Medical Centre in South Korea. Prior to entering private practice, he was the Deputy Head of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Changi General Hospital and Senior Consultant at the Changi Sports Medicine Centre.

Dr Chan Beng Kuen is also a Visiting Orthopaedic Consultant at National University Hospital, Changi General Hospital and Alexandra Hospital, Clinical Lecturer of the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore and Visiting Senior Lecturer at the Nanyang Technological University, Master of Science (Biomedical Engineering). He received the Orthopaedic Teaching Excellence Award in 2004 from the National University of Singapore for his contribution to undergraduate and post-graduate teaching. He was the Course Director of the Shoulder and Wrist workshop at the 2004 Annual Scientific Meeting and Chairman of the Arthroscopic shoulder and elbow course at the 2002 Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Society Medicine meeting.

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Languages Spoken

English, Hokkien, TeoChew, Cantonese, Mandarin

Education

National University of Singapore
See more [ + ] Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore
Trained at the Monash Medical Centre and the Melbourne Shoulder and Elbow Centre
Training in arthroscopic shoulder surgery with a shoulder fellowship at the Samsung Medical Centre in South Korea

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Awards and Publications

Orthopaedic Teaching Excellence Award in 2004, National University of Singapore
Ministry of Health HMDP Scholarship for Upper Limb Surgery

Professional Positions and Memberships

Visiting Orthopaedic Consultant, Changi General Hospital & Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
Clinical Lecturer of the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore
Visiting Senior Lecturer at the Nanyang Technological University, Master of Science (Biomedical Engineering)
See more [ + ] Formerly Deputy Head, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Changi General Hospital
Formerly Senior Consultant, Changi Sports Medicine Centre

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Accredited Hospitals

Gleneagles Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
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Insurances Accepted

Aviva
AXA
Cigna / IXChange