Dr Tan Chong Tien

Orthopaedic Surgeon
47 years of experience


Orthopaedic Surgery


MBBS (Monash), FRCS (General Surgery) (Glasgow), FAMS (Orthopaedics)

What I do

Dr Tan Chong Tien treats patients with following conditions:
- Arthritis and all forms of spinal and orthopaedics conditions
- Osteoporosis and trauma surgery 
- Minimally invasive surgery
- Scoliosis surgery
See more [ + ]- Spinal fusion and motion preservation surgery
- The latter includes dynamic stabilization and dynamic fusion technologies and lumbar and cervical disc replacements  

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Clinic Locations

Orthopaedics International
Mt Elizabeth Medical Centre #06-03
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

Orthopaedic International
Mount Alvernia
Medical Centre Block D #08-61
820 Thomson Road, S 574623

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Professional Statement

Dr Tan Chong Tien is an Orthopaedic Surgeon, practicing at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore. He completed his MBBBS from The Monash University, Australia in 1974 and started his career as orthopaedic surgeon since 1980 working in various government hospitals including Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Toa Payoh Hospital and Alexandra Hospital as orthopaedic registrar, senior registrar, and consultant.

In 1989, He worked as orthopaedic consultant in Singapore General Hospital and was later promoted to senior consultant. In 1995, the orthopaedic department in SGH was reorganised in order to develop the subspecialties within orthopaedics practice and he was ... See more [ + ]appointed the Head of Spine Service, the position he held until he came out into private practice in 2005. During these ten years of his position as the Spine Service Director, the team experienced tremendous development in the field of spinal surgery. He undertook many major and complicated reconstructive spinal surgeries for spinal problems including spinal trauma, spinal infections, spinal tumours, degenerative spinal conditions and scoliosis. They also started minimally invasive procedures including percutaneous endoscopic lumbar disectomy, percutaneous vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty, and minimally invasive lumbar spine fusion and instrumentation.

Dr Tan Chong Tien speaks English, Mandarin, Malay, and Hokkien, and Cantonese. 

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Languages Spoken

English, Malay, Hokkien, Cantonese, Mandarin


Monash University

Awards and Publications

ASEAN Orthopaedic Association - Junior Asean Travelling Fellowship 1985
ASEAN Orthopaedic Association - American Orthopaedic Association Travelling Fellowship 1994
Asean Orthopaedic Association- Senior Asean Travelling Fellowship 2000

Professional Positions and Memberships

Visiting Consultant, Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon, Institute of Health
Visiting Consultant, Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon, Singapore General Hospital
Visiting Professor, Taishan Medical College, People’s Republic of China
See more [ + ] Visiting Professor, Ningxia Medical College, People’s Republic of China
Former Director, Spine Service, Singapore General Hospital
Member, Scoliosis Research Society
Member, Spine Section, Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association
Member, Asean Orthopaedic Association
Member, Asian Academy of Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery (AAMISS)
Member and Past President Singapore Orthopaedic Association

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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