Dr Ramesh Subramaniam

Orthopaedic Surgeon
21 years of experience


Orthopaedic Surgery


MBBS (Singapore), MRCS (Edinburgh), MMed (Ortho), FRCS(Ed) (Edinburgh), FAMS (Ortho)

What I do

Dr Ramesh Subramaniam provides clinical services such as:
- Knee arthroscopic for meniscus, ligament and cartilage injuries
- Knee joint replacement
- Management of shoulder instability
- Management of rotator cuff tears
See more [ + ]- Arthroscopic shoulder surgery
- Shoulder joint replacement
- Arthroscopic elbow surgery
- Elbow joint replacement
- Management of hip conditions
- Hip arthroscopic surgery

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Clinic Locations

Centre for Spine and Orthopaedic Surgery
Mt. Elizabeth Medical Centre #16-10
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510
Centre for Spine and Orthopaedic Surgery
Mt. E Novena Specialist Centre #10-34/35
38 Irrawaddy Road, S 329563
Centre for Spine and Orthopaedic Surgery
Parkway East Medical Centre #05-06/07
319 Joo Chiat Place
Singapore 427989
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Professional Statement

Dr Ramesh Subramaniam is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon with a subspecialty interest in shoulder, knee and arthroscopic sports surgery.

Dr Ramesh Subramaniam obtained his MBBS from the National University of Singapore and completed his Masters in Orthopaedic Surgery in Singapore. He underwent Advanced Surgical Training in Orthopaedic Surgery and obtained his Fellowship of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in Trauma and Orthopaedics. He was awarded the HMDP government scholarship to undertake a clinical fellowship in Shoulder and Knee Surgery at the Santry Sports Surgery Clinic in Dublin, Ireland.

Dr Ramesh Subramaniam has demonstrated a ... See more [ + ]strong commitment to teaching and mentoring of both undergraduate students and post-graduate doctors. He has been conferred the appointment of clinical Senior Lecturer and then Adjunct Assistant Professor of the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. He is a faculty member of the National Healthcare Group Residency Program and served as the Chairman of the National Healthcare Group Hand Surgery Residency Program Evaluation Committee. He has also given lectures and demonstrated surgery techniques at numerous international workshops and training courses for knee and shoulder surgery. As Fellowship Supervisor of Sports Surgery at Tan Tock Seng Hopital, he has mentored clinical fellows from India, Phillipines and Malaysia.

Dr Ramesh is well published with articles in international peer reviewed journals. He has also presented his work at podium presentations in international conferences.

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Languages Spoken

English, Malay, Spanish, Tamil, Mandarin


Natioanal University of Singapore, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Awards and Publications

-  Reducing Unnecessary Skull X-rays in the Emergency Department CPIP Paper 2005 (Clinical Process Improvement Project)
-  Minister of Health Award for Jogjakarta Earthquake Relief
-  Effects of Peripheral Nerve Block for Total Knee Arthroplasty: A comparative Study – Presented research paper at Singapore      Orthopaedic Association Meeting 2006
-  Cutaneous Complications of Law Molecular Weight Heparin in Total Knee Arthroplasty Patients – Presented research paper at Singapore Orthopaedic Association Meeting 2007
-  Is Dital Femoral Lateral Condylar Hypoplasia Common in Asian Knee? – Presented research paper at Singapore Orthopaedic Association Meeting 2007
-  Necrotizing Fasciitis leading to Below Knee Amputation, Pictorial Case Report – Accepted for Electronic publication by The   Journal of Family Practice & Published in the Journal of Family Practice January 2009; 58(1): 37-9
-  Treatment of Degenerative Cervical Disc Disease with DISCOVER Cervical Prosthesis – Early Clinical and radiological     outcomes – Presented research paper at Singapore Orthopaedic Association Meeting 2009 & Accepted for free paper presentation at 1st Annual Meeting of Asia Pacific Cervical Spine Research Society (CSRS)
-  Human Manpower Development Program (HMDP) Award
-  Effects of Peripheral Nerve Block for Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Comparative Study – Published in the Malaysia Orthopaedic    Journal March 2010
See more [ + ]- Tan Tock Seng Scholarship Award 2011
-  Complex Elbow Dislocation associated with Radial and Ulnar diaphyseal fractures: A rare combination – Published in Strategies     in Trauma & Limb Reconstruction Journal August 2011
-  Subacromial bursitis with giant rice bodies as initial presentation of rheumatoid arthritis – Published in Journal of Clinical    Rheumatology October 2012; 18(7): 352-5
-  Hip Arthroscopy – Minimally Invasive Solutions – Medical Digest April-June 2013
-  Surgical Management of Anterior Shoulder Instability: Clinical Features and Surgical Outcomes – Presented at Malaysian    Orthopaedic Association Meeting 2014 and Singapore Orthopaedic Association Meeting 2014
-  Short Term Clinical Results of Surgical Repair of Full Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears – Presented at Singapore Health and      Biomedical Congress 2015 and Singapore Orthopaedic Association Meeting 2015

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Professional Positions and Memberships

Member of Singapore Medical Association (SMA)
Member of Singapore Orthopaedic Association (SOA)
Member of International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee and Orthopaedic Surgery (ISAKOS)
See more [ + ]Member of International Congress of Joint Reconstruction (ICJR)
Member of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Member of European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA)
Member of Asia Pacific Knee, Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine Society (APKASS)
International Member of AO Trauma

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Accredited Hospitals

Farrer Park Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Orchard Hospital

Insurances Accepted