Dr Sean Ng Yung Chuan

Orthopaedic Surgeon
16 years of experience

Specialty

Orthopaedic Surgery

Qualifications

MBBS (S'pore), MRCSEd, MMed (Ortho), FRCSEd (Ortho)

What I do

Dr Sean Ng Yung Chuan provides clinical services such as:
- Percutaneous/minimally invasive surgery of the foot including:
- Bunions or hallus valgus
- Clawed toes, bunionettes (Taylor’s bunion)
- Metatarsalgia (pain beneath the ball of the foot)
See more [ + ]- Ankle instability and joint pain
- Plantar fasciitis (chronic heel pain)
- Management of Diabetic foot deformities and ulcers
- General orthopaedic surgery
- Trauma surgery

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Clinic Locations

Ardmore Orthopaedic Clinic
Gleneagles Medical Centre
#07-07
6 Napier Road, S 258499

Ardmore Orthopaedic Clinic
Mt. E Medical Centre #15-10
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

Professional Statement

Dr Sean Ng is an orthopaedic surgeon currently practising at Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore. Dr Ng’s clinical interests are in percutaneous and minimally invasive foot and ankle surgery, and also arthritis, trauma and sports conditions.

Dr Ng graduated from the National University of Singapore in 2001. He obtained his postgraduate Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2006, and his Master of Medicine in Orthopaedic Surgery in 2007. He subsequently obtained his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in Orthopaedic Surgery in 2010.

Prior to entering private practice, Dr Ng was a consultant ... See more [ + ]with the Foot and Ankle Service in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH), as well as a board member of the Medical Board of SGH. He is currently a visiting consultant back at SGH.

Through the Ministry of Health Human Manpower Development Program, Dr Ng completed his orthopaedic foot and ankle training at the largest and most prestigious hospital in Switzerland, the Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve (HUG) in Geneva.

Besides being trained in general orthopaedic surgery, Dr Ng manages and performs surgery for a lot of arthritis, sports and lower limb conditions. He also has an active interest in foot and ankle surgery. Other than the management and correction of deformities of common foot and ankle conditions, he is also interested in percutaneous and minimally invasive surgery of the foot. The aims of percutaneous surgery is to achieve as good a result as open surgery, with minimal scarring, and hence more cosmetically acceptable to the patient. Dr Ng is the only surgeon currently offering this service locally and regionally. As such, he is also a faculty member of the GRECMIP (European Group for the Study and Research of Minimally Invasive Surgery of the Foot and Ankle), as well as the Singapore Orthopaedic Association.

Dr Ng is highly involved in undergraduate and postgraduate medical teaching and training. He is a clinical tutor in the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, as well as with the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School. Dr Ng is a well-respected teacher, mentor and examiner. He is part of the Core Faculty in the Singhealth Orthopaedic Residency Transitional Year Program. He has also published in many peer reviewed journals and taken part in many international conferences, and is also a reviewer for the Malaysian Medical Journal.

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Languages Spoken

English, French, Japanese, Hokkien, TeoChew, Mandarin

Education

National University of Singapore, Faculty of Medicine

Awards and Publications

Awarded Ministry of Health’s Health Manpower Development Scholarship to train in foot and ankle surgery at the prestigious Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneva in Switzerland.

Dr Sean Ng Yung Chuan has published in many peer reviewed journals and taken part in many international conferences.  He is also a reviewer for the Malaysian Medical Journal.

Professional Positions and Memberships

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Island Orthopaedic Group
Visiting Consultant, Singapore General Hospital
Former Consultant, Foot and Ankle Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital
See more [ + ] Former Member, Singapore General Hospital Medical Board
Former Clinical Tutor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS
Former Clinical Tutor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
Member, Singapore Orthopaedic Association
Member, Singapore Medical Association
Member, AO Alumni (Singapore Chapter)
Member, GRECMIP (European Group for the Study and Research of Minimally Invasive Surgery of the Foot and Ankle)

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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