Dr Sarbjit Singh

Orthopaedic Surgeon
39 years of experience


Orthopaedic Surgery


MBBS (Singapore) 1982, FRCS (Edinburgh) 1987, FRCS (Glasgow) 1988,Clinical Fellow University of Toronto 1991Academy of Medicine, Singapore 1993,Specialist Registrar (Orthopaedic Surgery) 1999,

What I do

Joint Replacement Surgery
- Total Knee Replacement
- Total Hip Replacement
- Ankle, Shoulder and Elbow Replacement Surgery
Foot and Limb Deformity Correction
See more [ + ]Limb Lengthening (Medical & Cosmetic)
Fitbone Surgery
Sport and Arthroscopic Surgery
Trauma Surgery (including Ilizarov Surgery)
General Orthopaedics

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Clinic Locations

Centre for Advanced Orthopaedics
Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre #03-10
3 Mount Elizabeth
Singapore 228510

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Professional Statement

Dr Sarbjit Singh has a special interest in advanced techniques for Limb Reconstruction and Deformity Correction both in Paediatric and Adult patients.

He has extensive and in-depth experience in Minimally Invasive Surgery in the hip and knee replacement surgery, computer navigation surgery, mobile bearing knee replacement, uni-compartmental replacement, bi-compartmental knee replacement and hip resurfacing. He also specializes in complicated revision knee and hip surgery.

In the field of Paediatric Orthopaedics, he has done extensive work on congenital hip and knee disorders, limb deformities, clubfeet, pediatric tumor and children trauma.

He is a world leader ... See more [ + ]in the field of Ilizarov surgery and limb lengthening. Dr Sarbjit was one of the founding Presidents of the ASAMI ASEAN. He has won numerous awards for development of limb lengthening techniques and published extensively on these topics. He has extensive experience using external frame, lengthening over nail and intramedullary techniques (Fitbone/ISKD) for his patients. Of special mention is pioneering work in internal limb lengthening technique. He was the first surgeon to implant Fitbone in 2001 and ISKD in 2006.

Dr Sarbjit has special interest in prosthesis development and technology. Together with Johnson and Johnson Medical, he was one of the International Surgeon involved in the design of the mobile-bearing knee prosthesis and was involved in a multicentre trial in 2006 for the design and evaluation of the mobile bearing knee. He also has developed circular fixation and monolateral frames together with Biomedical Division, SIM University and was awarded Adjunct Professor to SIM University Science and Technology Department from 2007-2010.

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Languages Spoken


National University of Singapore
See more [ + ] Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada
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Awards and Publications

Awards won for development of limb lengthening techniques and published extensively on the field of Ilizarov surgery and limb lengthening. 
Presented and published at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeon and American Orthopaedic Research Society. 
Awards won as finalist Young Investigator at SOA, Tan Tock Seng Hospital Annual Scientific Meeting (Young Investigator and Best paper Award).
Yahya Cohen Lecturer award.
Dr Sarbjit Singh has published numerous articles locally and internationally and contributed to book chapters. 

Professional Positions and Memberships

- Senior Consultant and Director at the Adult Reconstruction Service at Tan Tock Seng Hospital 
- Visiting consultant to the Children’s Orthopaedic Department at KK Women’s Children Hospital, National University Hospital, Spastic Children’s Association and Senior Clinical Lecture to the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore
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- One of the founding Presidents of the ASAMI ASEAN
- Committee member of Spastic Children’s Association, North-East CDC and Singapore Recreation Club

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Accredited Hospitals

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

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Insurances Accepted

See more [ + ]Parkway Shenton
Cigna / IXChange
FWD Insurance
Tokio Marine Life Insurance
Tricare ISOS

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