Dr Seow Kang Hong

Orthopaedic Surgeon
43 years of experience

Specialty

Orthopaedic Surgery

Consultation Fee

$250 and above

Qualifications

MBBS, FRCS (Edinburgh), FRCS (Glasgow) FAM (Orthopaedics)

What I do

Dr Seow Kang Hong provides clinical services such as:
- General Orthopaedic, trauma and fracture care
- Knee replacements
- Hip replacements
- Arthroscopic surgery for knee and hip
See more [ + ]- Cartilage regeneration
- Stem cell therapy
- Sport injuries 
- Orthopaedics outpatient & surgery

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Clinic Locations

Centre for Orthopaedics, Hip and Knee Surgery
Mt. Elizabeth Medical Centre #16-10
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

Centre for Orthopaedics, Hip and Knee Surgery
Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre #10-34/35
38 Irrawaddy Road
Singapore 329563

Centre for Orthopaedics, Hip and Knee Surgery
Parkway East Medical Centre #05-06/07
319 Joo Chiat Place
Singapore 427989

Professional Statement

Dr Seow Kang Hong is an orthopaedic surgeon with about 25 years of experience in the field. He currently practices at his clinics at Mount Elizabeth, Mount Elizabeth Novena and Parkway East Hospitals and specialises in the treatment of knee and hip-related conditions, performing about 150 knee and hip-related surgeries each year.

Dr Seow graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the National University of Singapore (MBBS) in 1974. Following that, he underwent basic training, completed specialty training and was subsequently admitted as a Fellow to the Royal College of Surgeons in Orthopaedic Surgery (FRCS Edinburgh and Glasgow). Later, he was ... See more [ + ]inducted as a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery), Singapore in 1984.

Prior to setting up his private practice, Dr Seow joined the Singapore General Hospital (SGH) as a consultant in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in 1989. He was appointed Deputy Head of the department in 1998 and was concurrently appointed as Director to its Adult Reconstruction Service till 2002, where he was instrumental in bringing the department to new heights. While at SGH, Dr Seow has participated actively as a committee member with the Rehabilitation Centre Advisory Committee and the Blood Transfusion Committee.

Besides his commitment to his clinic and patients, Dr Seow spends time teaching and training the physicians and Orthopaedic surgeons of the future. He currently serves as Clinical Teacher and Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine at the National University of Singapore and appointed supervisor for Advanced Specialty Training Programmes with the Academy of Medicine. He has also previously served as Honorary Professor to the Qingdao 2nd People’s Hospital, China in 1997.

In addition to that, Dr Seow’s vast knowledge and expertise in orthopaedic surgery has taken him to various overseas conferences in China, Vietnam, Pakistan and India where he has presented at events such as the Annual Scientific Meeting, the Shanghai Hip and Knee Symposium and the Scientific Meeting for the Arthroplasty Society. Dr Seow is also a widely published writer for a number of peer reviewed journals such as the Journal of Arthroplasty and the Annals Academy of Medicare, as well as a Guest Editor of the Orthopaedic Journal of China and Reviewer of the National Medical Research Council of Singapore from 2000 to 2005.

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Languages Spoken

Chinese, English, Malay, Cantonese

Education

University of Singapore Faculty of Medicine

Awards and Publications

SGH Service with a Heart Award, 1995
SGH CEO’s Service Award, 1997
Excellent Service Award (Silver) issued by Shatec, 2004
Pingat Bakti Setia National Day Award, 2010
SGH Service with a Heart Award, 2010

Dr Seow is a speaker and trainer with numerous local and overseas institutions.  He was a reviewer with National Medical Research Council of Singapore and Guest Editor of the Orthopaedic Journal of China.

Professional Positions and Memberships

Former Consultant, Singapore General Hospital (SGH)
Former Deputy Head, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, SGH
Former Director, Adult Reconstruction Service, SGH
See more [ + ] Former Senior Clinical Teacher, Faculty of Medicine and Postgraduate School of Medicine, NUS
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Accredited Hospitals

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

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Insurances Accepted

Adept Insurance
Aetna
AIA
MHC
Alliance
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Parkway Shenton
AXA
BUPA
Pru Priority Plus
Chartis
CHAS
QBE Primary Care
Cigna / IXChange
Fullerton Healthcare
Great Eastern
Tokio Marine Life Insurance
HSBC Clinicare
Vista Medicare
IHP
Zurich Insurance Company Ltd

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