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Adjunct A/Prof Hee Hwan Tak

Orthopaedic Surgeon
 

Pinnacle Spine & Scoliosis Centre
Mt. Elizabeth Medical Centre
#04-07
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

Professional Statement

Adj A/Professor Hee Hwan Tak is a fellowship-trained spine surgeon who specialises in degenerative, traumatic, neoplastic, and congenital disorders of the spine, as well as spinal deformities. His practice is solely dedicated to conservative as well as surgical treatment of various spinal disorders. His special areas of interests are in surgery for congenital and acquired spinal deformity, minimal access spinal surgery, spinal tumour surgery, cervical spine surgery and artificial disc replacement (non-fusion) surgery.

Adj A/Professor Hee's research interests are in degenerative spinal disease, in particular the basic science of intervertebral disc degeneration and regeneration. He is also involved in the evaluation of a novel non-invasive quantitative assessment method for functional recovery in patients after low back surgery, as well as the clinical outcomes after spinal surgeries.  His research work was recognised at the 15th Triennial Congress of Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association 2007 and the 81st Annual Congress of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association 2008.

What I do

Adjunct A/Prof Hee Hwan Tak provides clinical services such as:
- Spine & Scoliosis

- Assessment of all spinal problems e.g. degenerative spine, scoliosis, spine trauma, spine infection, spine tumors, and cervical spine
- Assessment of spinal problems in all age groups
- Conservative treatment of spinal problems, including bracing
- Spinal injections e.g. nerve blocks and nucleoplasty
- Minimally invasive spine surgery e.g. decompression, discectomy, fusion, kyphoplasty, and stabilization
- Non-fusion spine surgery e.g. disc replacement, dynamic stabilization
- Cervical spine surgery
- Spine deformity/ scoliosis surgery
- Spine tumor/infection surgery
- Spine trauma stabilization
- Revision spine surgery
- Spinal surgery for rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis