Dr Kevin Lee

Orthopaedic Surgeon
25 years of experience


Orthopaedic Surgery


MBBS (S’pore), MRCSEd, MMed (Orth), FRCSEd (Orth)

What I do

Dr. Kevin Lee provides clinical services such as:
- Hip & Knee 
- Sports Injuries
- Cartilage Repair
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Clinic Locations

Pinnacle Joint & Sports Centre
Pinnacle Orthopaedic Group
Mt. Elizabeth Medical Centre #04-26 
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

Joint & Sports Problem
Parkway East Medical Centre #03-05
319 Joo Chiat Place
Singapore 427989
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Professional Statement

Dr Kevin Lee has been in clinical practice since 1996 when he completed his medical degree at the National University of Singapore.  In 2007, he underwent sub-specialty training at the Arthritis /Hip & Knee Replacement Division, Stanford University USA.  There, he was trained by world-renowned surgeons Professor Stuart B Goodman and William J Maloney in complex hip and knee replacement procedures and was involved in both clinical and basic science research on joint replacements, biomaterials and stem cells therapeutics in orthopaedics. 

Dr Lee is also a consultant for Zimmer Inc., one of the largest orthopaedic ... See more [ + ]implant and biomaterials company in the world and is involved in training both local and regional surgeons in joint replacements procedures.

Dr Lee is still actively involved in postgraduate teaching and he is a Visiting Consultant to the National University Hospital of Singapore.  He has an active research interest, both in clinical research involving total joint replacements and sports injuries, and also the role of stem cells in cartilage repair and orthopaedic surgery.

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Languages Spoken

English, Hokkien, TeoChew, Cantonese, Mandarin


National University of Singapore Faculty of Medicine
See more [ + ] Member, Royal College Of Surgeons, Edinburgh
Fellow, Royal College Of Surgeons (Ortho), Edinburgh
Sub-specialty training at the Arthritis/Hip and Knee Replacement Division, Stanford University, USA

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Awards and Publications

Dr Kevin Lee is the only Orthopaedic Surgeon in history to have won both the Singapore Orthopaedic Association Young Investigator Award for his work on mesenchymal stem cells and cartilage repair in the knee and also the N Balachandran Award in the same year (2005).  In 2009, he mentored his trainee to win the Young Orthopaedic Investigator Award for a second time.  He was a Principal Investigator for several active grants and is still the Co-Principal Investigator for numerous other grants involving cartilage repair, stem cells, biomaterials and joint replacements.

Dr Lee has won multiple awards for excellent patient care including the NUH STAR Award in 2006, 2007, and the SPRING EXSA Silver Award in 2009.  He was also awarded the Minister For Health Award in 2009 for his role as team leader of the National University Hospital of Singapore’s Indonesia Earthquake Medical Relief Team.

Professional Positions and Memberships

Formerly Consultant in the Hip & Knee Division of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National University of Singapore (NUH)
Formerly Adjunct Assistant Professor with the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS)
Formerly Principal Investigator, Natiional University Health Systems (NUHS) Total Hip and Knee Replacement Registry
See more [ + ] Formerly Co-Principal Investigator, NUHS Sports Registry
Vice-Chairman, Singapore Medical Group Medical Board
Visiting Consultant, National University Hospital
Consultant, Zimmer Inc
Member, American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)
Member, International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)
Member, International Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS)
Founding Member, ASEAN Society For Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy (ASSA) (2012 till present)
Council Member, ASEAN Arthroplasty Association, Singapore Representative (2010 till present)
Member, Singapore Orthopaedic Association (SOA)

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Accredited Hospitals

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

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Insurances Accepted