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A/Prof Leong Keng Hong

Rheumatologist
34 years of experience
Leong Keng Hong Arthitis
& Medical Clinic
Gleneagles Medical Centre #04-18
6 Napier Road, S 258499

Professional Statement

A/Prof Leong Keng Hong is a Rheumatologist practising at Gleneagles Medical Centre and Adjunct Associate Professor at Yong Yoo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. He is also a visiting doctor at the Department of Rheumatology and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore since 1997 until now.  A/Prof Leong was a visiting doctor at Department of Medicine (Rheumatology), National University Hospital, Singapore from 1999-2002.

A/Prof Leong Keng Hong completed his MBBS from the National University of Singapore in 1983. He founded the Osteoporosis Society (Singapore) in 1996 and served as its President until 2004. He was also the Inaugural Chairman of the Chapter of Rheumatologists, College of Physicians, Academy of Medicine, Singapore from 2004-2007 and its Chairman until 2013.

A/Prof Leong Keng Hong is active in research and has published numerous original articles in reputable journals and chapters in medical and rheumatology textbooks. Special areas of his interest include autoimmune diseases such as arthritis and lupus; degenerative diseases such as osteoporosis and osteoarthritis. He will tailor each treatment plan to effectively manage the condition in each patient.

Over the years, A/Prof Leong Keng Hong has been invited to write for various publications to share his expertise in rheumatology and autoimmune diseases.He is trilingual and speaks English, Mandarin, and Bahasa Indonesia.

What I do

A/Prof Leong Keng Hong treats the following conditions in his clinic:
- Joint Pain & Arthritis - making an accurate diagnosis and providing treatment
- Osteoarthritis (wear and tear of joints; degenerative joint disease)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
- Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS)
- Psoriatic Arthritis
- Sjogren's Syndrome
- Inflammatory Muscle Disease (eg polymyositis, dermatomyositis)
- Scleroderma, Systemic Sclerosis
- Gout
- Osteoporosis (Screening and Treatment)
- Soft Tissue Rheumatism
- Fibromyalgia
- Regional Pain Syndromes (Headache, Backache, Hand/Neck/Heel Pain)
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Trigger Finger
- Fibrositis, Bursitis and Tendonitis(Screening and Treatment)

Dr Melisa Hon

Chiropractor
7 years of experience
Asia Chiropractic and Wellness
Burlington Square #06-07
175 A Bencoolen Street
Singapore 198650

Professional Statement

Dr Melisa Hon graduated from Murdoch University, Western Australia with a double degree in Bachelor of Science (Chiro) and Bachelor of Chiropractic. Before moving to Singapore, she spent more than 10 years in Australia studying and working. She is currently practicing at Burlington Square (Bugis/Rochor) and enjoys serving community of Singapore. 

She believes in treating the “whole” person, not just symptoms, but the root of the problem.  Most things each of us encounters daily will have an effect on our spines and thus our nervous system. She provides various non- drug alternative treatment methods to ensure optimal spinal healing, strength and function. 

When she was in Australia, she used to work for Sports Medicine Australia covering various of events. She used to work closely with a few football clubs in Perth as a sports trainer for several years.

 Beside specialising in sports injuries, she is passionate about working with families and children. She has certificate in Sports injury and rehabilitation,  Active Release Technique (ART), dry needling, kinesiotape, paediatric chiropractic, pregnancy and Sacro- occipital technique. She believes in the importance of continuing education to provide Singapore community with the latest and most up to date information and care. 

What I do

Dr Melisa Hon provides clinical services to assist clients with:

*Neck Pain/ Headaches/ Migraine
*Back Pain
*“Slipped Disc”
*Numbness/ Tingling/ Spondylosis
*Wrist/ Elbow/ Shoulder
*Ankle/ Knee/ Hip
*Sports Injuries
*Accident/ Trauma
*Poor Posture
*Babies/ Children/ Seniors

Dr Ooi Lai Hock

Orthopaedic Surgeon
21 years of experience

Island Orthopaedic Consultants
Gleneagles Medical Centre #02-16
6 Napier Road, S 258499

Island Orthopaedic Consultants
Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre #05-08
3 Mount Elizabeth
Singapore 228510

Island Orthopaedic Consultants
Mount Alvernia Medical Centre Block A #01-04
820 Thomson Rd
Singapore 574623

Professional Statement

Dr Ooi graduated from United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's and St Thomas's Hospitals in 1996. He subsequently obtained a Master of Medicine in Orthopaedic Surgery and FRCS (Edinburgh) in Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr Ooi's subspecialty areas of training are foot and ankle surgery as well as adult reconstruction surgery.

Common conditions managed by Dr Ooi include bunions and ankle sprains. As such, Dr Oi performs surgery such as corrective osteotomies for bunions, ankle arthroscopic surgery and ankle lateral ligament reconstructive surgery. Other surgical procedures for the foot and ankle would include radiofrequency coblation treatment of plantar fasciitis (chronic heel pain), flat feet surgery and management of diabetic foot disease and non-healing foot ulcers.

Dr Ooi has also conducted extensive research, which has been published in medical journals such as Annals, Academy of Medicine, Singapore and Singapore Medical Journal.

As an avid sportsperson, Dr Ooi was Team Captain for St Joesph's Institution Old Boys' Association (SJIOBA) football team in 2005, member of the CoolJoes and SJIOBA Football team and ex-member of Old Rafflesians' Association rugby team.

What I do

Dr Ooi Lai Hock provides clinical services such as:
- Surgery for bunions or hallux valgus
- Ankle arthroscopic surgery and ankle lateral ligament reconstructive surgery for ankle instability
- Radiofrequency coblation therapy for plantar fasciitis (chronic heel pain)
- Management of diabetic foot deformities and ulcers
- Hip and knee replacement surgery
- Knee arthroscopy, meniscal surgery and cruciate ligament reconstructio

Dr Chua Soo Yong

Orthopaedic Surgeon
16 years of experience

Atlas Spine and Orthopaedic Surgery Centre 
Atlas Orthopaedic Group
Mt. Elizabeth Medical Centre #06-09
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

Professional Statement

Dr Chua is a practising orthopaedic surgeon and spine specialist at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital and Parkway East Hospital. He also has been appointed as visiting consultant to various restructured hospitals in Singapore.

Dr Chua completed his surgical training in Singapore and advanced his spine surgery repertoire at The Krembil Neuroscience Centre, University of Toronto, after being awarded the Health Manpower Development Program (HMDP) Scholarship by the Ministry of Health in 2009. Besides honing his technical expertise in complex spinal surgery, he was also involved in spinal cord injury and regeneration research and published several key articles and invited editorials in renowned international spine journals. He continues to serve on the editorial board of several peer reviewed journals.

Upon his return from formal spine fellowship, he was awarded the prestigious Depuy-Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association Spine Travelling Fellowship in 2010, where he was the lead member. He continued to work in the Changi General Hospital and was deputy chief of Spine Service in 2012. Dr Chua believes in providing his patients with the best quality of care, in a friendly and approachable manner. His amicable nature has earned him many accolades from patients and he received the “Best Service Award” by Changi General Hospital in 2012.

Dr Chua is comfortable in all aspects of spinal surgery from sub-occipital, cervical, thoracic, lumbo-sacral and pelvic fixation, in both open and minimally invasive techniques. He performs decompression, instrumented fusion and disc replacement surgery but he is especially sought after in Singapore for his expertise in complex spinal conditions both by patients as well as other medical colleagues. Besides spinal surgery, Dr Chua is also well-versed in many other non-spinal orthopaedic conditions including trauma and degenerative or arthritic conditions of the limbs. His clinical interests include slipped discs/nerve compression, scoliosis and spinal deformity, spinal cord injuries/compression and trauma, and arthritic degenerative disease.

Today Dr Chua commits his clinical time to caring for his patients and his academic appointments with AOSpine as a faculty member. He continues his research collaborations with Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, as well as the alumni at the University of Toronto.

What I do

Dr Chua Soo Yong provides clinical services such as:
- All aspects of Spinal surgery
- Decompression surgery
- Instrumented fusion surgery
- Disc replacement surgery
- Trauma
- Degenerative conditions of limbs

Dr Michael Soon Yee Hoong

Orthopaedic Surgeon
20 years of experience

Atlas Shoulder, Knee and Sports Surgery
Mt. Elizabeth Medical Centre
#06-09
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

Atlas Orthopaedic Group
Parkway East Medical Ctr #02-05
319 Joo Chiat Place, S 427989

Professional Statement

Dr Michael Soon graduated from the National University of Singapore School of Medicine in 1997 and completed his orthopaedic training in Singapore. He was subsequently awarded a Ministry of Health scholarship to further his surgical skills in 2006. His clinical fellowship was at Mutualidad de Futbolista, Barcelona Spain, where he was also trained in his subspeciality. He was involved in the clinical and surgical care of soccer players, which included the top soccer players of FC Barcelona and Europe. Apart from being involved in surgeries, Dr Soon was also trained in the use of PRGF (platelet-rich in growth factors), which was pioneered in Spain and used for the treatment of sports injuries.

Further to his fellowship, Dr Soon was also attached to Rush University Medical Centre, Chicago, Illinois where he was trained in cartilage preservation and restoration, and shoulder surgery. Apart from clinical work, Dr Soon was also heavily involved in teaching and training of doctors and nurses. He lectured at the Alice Lee Centre of Nurses for the Master of Nursing Critical Care. He is also an instructor for the ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support). He is an instructor at ISAKOS arthroscopic courses and has been a Faculty Instructor for the Arthrocare knee and shoulder courses since 2007.

Dr Soon is keen on research and was awarded the Young Orthopaedic Investigator of the Year in 2004 for his work on allograft and stem cells. This work, together with his other research works in sports surgery, were published and presented both locally and overseas. Dr Soon is currently a co-investigator of a NMRC grant for the treatment of osteoarthritis with mesenchymal stem cells.

Dr Soon performs mainly arthroscopic reconstructions of the knee and shoulder. His special interest is in joint preservation, which includes cartilage restoration/transplantation, meniscal transplantation as well as use of biologics like stem cells and growth factors. He is also interested in the management of patella mal-alignment and dislocations.

What I do

Dr Michael Soon Yee Hoong provides clinical services such as:
- Arthroscopic reconstructions of the knee and shoulder

- Joint preservation, e.g. cartilage restoration/ transplantation, meniscal transplantation
- Management of patella mal-alignment and dislocations
 

Dr Seow Kang Hong

Orthopaedic Surgeon
43 years of experience

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 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.

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
- Cartilage regeneration
- Stem cell therapy
- Sport injuries 

- Orthopaedics outpatient & surgery

Dr Razmi Rahmat

Orthopaedic Surgeon
27 years of experience

Centre for Spine & Orthopaedic Surgery
Mt. Elizabeth Medical Centre #16-10
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

Centre for Spine and Orthopaedic Surgery
Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre #10-34/35
38 Irrawaddy Road
Singapore 329563

Centre for Spine and Orthopaedic Surgery
Parkway East Medical Centre #05-06/07
319 Joo Chiat Place
Singapore 427989

Professional Statement

Dr Razmi completed his postgraduate degree in 1996. He has received MOH scholarships to further his surgical skills development in basic surgery and orthopaedic surgery, and was subsequently awarded a clinical fellowship at the Spinal Unit, Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma, Royal Adelaide Hospital in Adelaide, Australia.

Dr Razmi has published several reputable peer reviewed spine journals, presented at many international meetings and is a member of the AOSpine International, an association dedicated in improving spine patient surgical outcomes and ensuring cost effective spine surgery.

In 2003, he was selected to represent Singapore in the Junior ASEAN Orthopaedic Travelling Fellowship, where he spent a month travelling around the ASEAN region to share as well as learn with the leading surgeons in the region. Despite his busy schedule, Dr Razmi makes time for voluntary work. He provided medical coverage for Singapore.

Haj pilgrims in 1991, 1992, 1994 and 2000. His current research interests are in repair and regeneration of diseased spinal discs using autologous chondrocytes transplantation. He has collaborated with the Adelaide Centre for Spinal Research for this work.

Dr Razmi is currently practicing at Parkway East Hospital, Gleneagles Hospital and Mount Elizabeth Hospital. His special interests are in managing all forms of spinal conditions, arthritis, general orthopaedics, osteoporosis and trauma surgery.

What I do

Dr Razmi Rahmat treats patients with following conditions:
- Arthritis and all forms of spinal and orthopaedics conditions
- Osteoporosis and trauma surgery 
- Minimally invasive surgery
- Decompression surgery
- Spinal fusion and motion preservation surgery
- The latter includes dynamic stabilization and dynamic fusion technologies and lumbar and cervical disc replacements 

Dr Colleen Kim Thomas

Internist, Rheumatologist
28 years of experience

Saint Jude Centre for Internal Medicine
Mt. Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre #07-48
38 Irrawaddy Road, S 329563

Professional Statement

Dr Colleen Kim Thomas was a Senior Consultant at the Department of Internal Medicine, Singapore General Hospital before she left for private practice.  She has 12 years of experience in Internal Medicine. Her sub-speciality is Rheumatology.

As an Internist, Dr Thomas provides comprehensive assessment, diagnosis, and care to her adult patients. She is skilled in managing medical problems in a holistic way, considering all psychosocial and medical factors to enhance the quality of life.  

What I do

Dr Colleen Kim Thomas provides clinical services such as:
- Rheumatic Diseases
- Advanced Diseases
- Chronic Diseases
- Bone Health
- Specialist Screening
- Integrative Medicine
- Anti-Aging Medicine
- Osteoporosis

Dr Siow Hua Ming

Orthopaedic Surgeon
21 years of experience

Providence Orthopaedics
Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre #08-54
38 Irrawaddy Road
Singapore 329563

Professional Statement

Dr Siow Hua Ming is an Orthopaedic Specialist and the Medical Director of Providence Orthopaedics.  His sub-specialty interests include Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery and Adult Orthopaedic Surgery.  Dr Siow is currently the only trained paediatric sports orthopaedic surgeon in Singapore.

Dr Siow believes in providing his patients with holistic orthopaedic care.  He places special focus on education, preventative care, and physical therapy.  He takes the time to get to know his patients and to understand their unique health needs and goals. With the cooperation of each patient, he creates a comprehensive treatment plan to ensure that all his patients receive the treatment and service they require to return to a healthy, independent lifestyle.

What I do

Dr Siow Hua Ming provides clinical services such as:
- General Orthopaedics
- Paediatric Orthopaedics
- Sports Medicine
- Arthroscopic Surgery
- Joint Replacement & Revision Surgery
- Knee & Hip Pain Treatment
- Elbow & Shoulder Pain Treatment
- Wrist & Hand Pain Treatment
- Foot & Ankle Pain Treatment
- Spine

Dr Andrew Quoc Dutton

Orthopaedic Surgeon
20 years of experience

SMG Orthopaedic Group
Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre #17-14
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

Professional Statement

Dr Andrew Quoc Dutton obtained his basic medical degree from University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia in 1990.  He completed his orthopaedic surgery training in Singapore in 2001.  Subsequently, Dr Dutton completed his subspecialty training at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA in 2007.  During his 2 years there, he was trained in complex surgeries of the Hip and Knee and at the same time, was working at the hospital, caring for patients that came for treatment from all across the USA.

Dr Dutton's clinical interests are in knee and hip replacements via minimally invasive techniques and computer navigation, arthroscopic surgery for knee and hip as well as cartilage regeneration and stem cell therapy.

What I do

Dr Andrew Quoc Dutton provides clinical services such as:
- General Orthopaedic, trauma and fracture care
- Knee replacements
- Hip replacements
- Arthroscopic surgery for knee and hip
- Cartilage regeneration
- Stem cell therapy
- Sport injuries

Dr Chong Kian Chun

Orthopaedic Surgeon
20 years of experience

Island Orthopaedic Consultants Pte Ltd
Gleneagles Medical Centre #02-16
6 Napier Road, S 258499

Island Orthopaedic Consultants Pte Ltd
Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre #05-08
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

Island Orthopaedic Consultants Pte Ltd
Mount Alvernia Medical Centre Block A #01-04
820 Thomson Road
Singapore 574623

Professional Statement

Dr Chong graduated from the National University of Singapore with the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS). He subsequently obtained the Master of Medicine in Orthopaedics (MMed) from the National University of Singapore and was admitted subsequently as a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) of Edinburgh (Orthopaedics). He underwent subspecialty training (HMDP) in Sports Orthopaedics at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. Before joining Island Orthopaedic Consultants, Dr Chong practised in Changi General Hospital as Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon, and the Director of Orthopaedic Sports Service, caring for patients with sports injuries.

Dr Chong was a member of the Orthopaedics Specialist Training Committee that oversees the training of all Orthopaedic surgeons in Singapore. He held office in the 2009 Executive Committee of the Singapore Orthopaedic Association, serving as Honorary Secretary. In addition, Dr Chong served as Clinical Lecturer in Yong Loo Lin Medical School, National University of Singapore. To promote the growth of arthroscopy, he has instructed at numerous workshops on shoulder and knee arthroscopy, both locally and overseas.

He is a member of the International Society of Hip Arthroscopy (ISHA) and an associate member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America. Dr Chong's subspecialty interest is in minimally invasive arthroscopic reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, knee and hip, and the treatment of sports injuries. He is one of the few Orthopaedic surgeons in Singapore trained in the techniques of hip arthroscopy.

What I do

Dr Chong Kian Chun provides clinical services, such as:
 - General Orthopaedic, trauma and fracture care
- Knee replacements
- Hip replacements
- Arthroscopic surgery for knee and hip
- Cartilage regeneration
- Stem cell therapy
- Sport injuries 

Dr Derrick Oh Chia Chiang

Orthopaedic Surgeon
22 years of experience

Island Orthopaedic Consultants
Gleneagles Medical Centre #02-16
6 Napier Road, S 258499

Island Orthopaedic Consultants
Mt E Medical Centre #05-08
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

Island Orthopaedic Consultants
Mount Alvernia Medical Centre Blk A #01-04
820 Thomson Rd, S 574623

There are no appointments available for this week.

Professional Statement

Dr Derrick Oh Chia Chiang has dual sub-specialty areas of training in sports and trauma surgery.  He does sports reconstruction, shoulder and knee surgery.  He has a special interest in cartilage regeneration & replacement procedures. He places great importance in getting injured sportsmen back into their chosen activity. 

What I do

Dr Derrick Oh Chia Chiang provides clinical services such as:
- Sports surgery
- Sports reconstruction
- Trauma surgery
- Shoulder surgery
- Knee surgery
- Cartilage regeneration procedures
- Cartilage replacement procedures

Dr Winston Chew Yoon Chong

Hand Surgeon
28 years of experience

Hand Surgery Associates
Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre #10-51/52/53
38 Irrawaddy Road, S 329563

Hand Surgery Associates (Gleneagles)
Gleneagles Medical Centre #04-14
6 Napier Road
Singapore 258499

Hand Surgery Associates
#05-09 Parkway East Medical Centre
319 Joo Chiat Place
Singapore 427989

Professional Statement

Dr Winston Chew Yoon Chong treats fractures of the distal radius and hand, wrist conditions, performs arthroscopy of the wrist and small joints of the hand. He does reconstruction for deformities of rheumatoid and degenerative arthritis including total joint replacement for the wrist and fingers, and microsurgical reconstruction of both upper and lower limbs including replantations, vascularised free flap and toe-to-hand transfers. He believes in providing excellent care for his patients.

What I do

Dr Winston Chew Yoon Chong provides clinical services such as:
- Hand injuries
- Fractures of the hand and distal radius forearm and elbow
- Wrist conditions & Wrist Ligament Injuries
- Arthroscopy of the wrist and small joints of the hand
- Reconstruction for deformities of rheumatoid and degenerative arthritis
- Total joint replacement for the wrist and fingers and elbow
- Microsurgical reconstruction of both upper and lower limbs
- Replantations
- Vascularised free flap
- Toe-to-hand transfers
- Amputations
- Nerve Compression
- Degenerative Arthritis

Dr Leon Foo Siang Shen

Orthopaedic Surgeon
18 years of experience

Island Orthopaedic Consultants
Mt. Alvernia Medical Centre
Blk A #01-04
820 Thomson Road, S 574623

Island Orthopaedic Consultants
Gleneagles Medical Centre
#02-16
6 Napier Road
Singapore 258499

Island Orthopaedic Consultants
Mt Elizabeth Medical Centre
#05-08
3 Mount Elizabeth
Singapore 228510

Professional Statement

After his training in Germany, Dr Leon Foo Siang Shen completed a clinical attachment in orthopaedic oncology at the world renowned Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minnesota) in the US.  He returned to Singapore in 2010 and was appointed as a Consultant with the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at SGH.  He was also concurrently appointed as Visiting Consultant to the National Cancer Centre Singapore, Kandang Kerbau Women & Children’s Hospital and Tan Tock Seng Hospital.

Dr Foo has an active interest in orthopaedic oncology, both bone and soft tissue cancers.  As the surgical member in the multi-disciplinary oncology team looking after cancer patients, Dr Foo contributed his expertise and experience in cancer tissue removal, as well as the subsequent reconstructive surgery. This includes limb preserving surgery for bone and soft tissue cancers.

Dr Foo is a well-respected teacher, mentor and examiner. He is also a keen researcher who is regularly invited to participate in international courses and conferences.

What I do

Dr Leon Foo Siang Shen provides clinical services such as:
- Orthopaedic Oncology/Cancer
- Treat bone and soft tissue cancers
- Perform surgery to remove tumour tissue
- Reconstructive surgery 

Adjunct A/Prof Hee Hwan Tak

Orthopaedic Surgeon
27 years of experience

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

Dr Jeffrey Chew Tec Hock

Orthopaedic Surgeon
28 years of experience
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

There are no appointments available for this week.

Professional Statement

Dr Jeffrey Chew Tec Hock has about 20 years of experience in his specialisation. His special interests are in managing arthritis and performing hip and knee joint replacements. He also manages sports injuries including ligament reconstructions.

Dr Jeffrey Chew had received several scholarships to conduct biomechanics research and won numerous awards for his research work.  Dr Jeffrey Chew collaborated with Johnson and Johnson Medical to co-design the PFC Sigma RPF High Flex Knee prosthesis, especially for the Asian population. This knee implant design allows both increased flexion angles as well as imparting higher stability at high flexion angles e.g. during squatting postures. It is the only Mobile Bearing High Flexed knee prosthesis that is currently approved for use by the FDA. 

What I do

Dr Jeffrey Chew Tec Hock provides clinical services such as:
- General Orthopaedic, trauma and fracture care
- Knee replacements
- Hip replacements
- Arthroscopic surgery for knee and hip
- Cartilage regeneration
- Stem cell therapy
- Sport injuries 

Dr Sean Ng Yung Chuan

Orthopaedic Surgeon
16 years of experience

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 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.

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)
- Ankle instability and joint pain
- Plantar fasciitis (chronic heel pain)
- Management of Diabetic foot deformities and ulcers
- General orthopaedic surgery
- Trauma surgery

Dr Benedict Peng

Orthopaedic Surgeon
21 years of experience

Island Orthopaedic Consultants Pte Ltd
Gleneagles Medical Centre #02-16
6 Napier Road, S 258499

Island Orthopaedic Consultants Pte Ltd
Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre #05-08
3 Mount Elizabeth
Singapore 228510

Island Orthopaedic Consultants
Mount Alvernia Medical Centre B
Block A #01-04
820 Thomson Rd
Singapore 574623

Professional Statement

Dr Benedict Peng does spine surgery.  Dr Benedict Peng’s philosophy is to always provide a comprehensive assessment of his patient’s condition and to offer them the most appropriate and effective treatment available.  Common procedures performed by Dr Peng include minimally invasive spine surgery, motion preservation surgery including dynamic stabilisation and dynamic fusion technologies, artificial disc replacement and spinal deformity correction.

Dr Benedict Peng has a special interest in minimally invasive spine surgery and he has been frequently invited to speak on his experience and surgical techniques in minimally invasive spine surgery in numerous regional and international conferences. He is also involved as course faculty and instructor in many local and international spine surgery courses. In addition, he is often invited to teach new and advanced spine surgical techniques in hospitals overseas. Dr Benedict Peng has published the results of minimally invasive spine surgery such as minimally invasive spine fusion and percutaneous endoscopic discectomy in prestigious spine journals.

What I do

Dr Benedict Peng provides clinical services such as:
- Spine surgery
- Minimally invasive spine surgery
- Motion preservation surgery
- Dynamic stabilisation technologies
- Dynamic fusion technologies
- Artificial disc replacement
- Spinal deformity correction

Dr Yegappan Muthukaruppan

Orthopaedic Surgeon
25 years of experience

Centre for Sports and Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
Mt Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre 
#10-34/35
38 Irrawaddy Road, S 329563

Centre for Sports and Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
Parkway East Medical Centre #05-06/07
319 Joo Chiat Place, 
S 42798

Centre For Sports And Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre #16-10
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

Professional Statement

As a specialist in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Dr Yegappan Muthukaruppan  does arthroscopic reconstructive surgery of the knee and shoulder.  He has a sub-specialty interest in the management of cartilage lesions in the knee and ankle, especially in the management of multiple ligament injuries of the knee and knee dislocations. Dr Yegappan has treated cartilage with both the first and second generation techniques of chondrocycte implantation

What I do

Dr Yegappan Muthukaruppan provides clinical services such as:
- General Orthopaedic, trauma and fracture care
- Knee replacements
- Hip replacements
- Arthroscopic surgery for knee and hip
- Cartilage regeneration
- Stem cell therapy
- Sport injuries 

Dr Kevin Yip

Orthopaedic Surgeon
31 years of experience

Singapore Sports & Orthopaedic Clinic
Gleneagles Medical Centre #02-12
6 Napier Road, S 258499

Professional Statement

Dr. Yip has published close to 100 research articles and is a world renowned specialist. Prior to going into private practice, Dr. Yip was an Associate Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong Prince of Wales Hospital and participated in extensive research in various fields especially the knee and shoulder. After leaving Hong Kong in 1998, he joined Gleneagles Hospital as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon.

Dr Yip is a Founding Member Of Asian Association For Dynamic Osteosynthesis, an Honorary Faculty Member of the Interdisciplinary Centre For Musculoskeletal Bioengineering and Rehabilitation Technology and the Hong Kong Medical Association.

Dr. Yip’s main areas of interest are knee and shoulder surgery.

What I do

Dr Kevin Yip provides clinical treatment in areas such as:
- Knee
- Hip
- Spine
- Shoulder
- Total Knee replacement
- Total Hip replacement
- Arthroscopy of Shoulder, Hip, Knee