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Adjunct A/Prof Hee Hwan Tak

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Pinnacle Spine & Scoliosis Centre
Mt. Elizabeth Medical Centre
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

There are no appointments available for this week.

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 Paul Thng Leong Keng

Orthopaedic Surgeon
PTL Spine & Orthopaedics
Mt. Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre #07-34
38 Irrawaddy Road, S 329563
There are no appointments available for this week.

Professional Statement

Dr Paul Thng Leong Keng graduated in 1988 and has more than 25 years of clinical experience. He received his 1st Health Manpower Development Programme (HMDP) to do Spine Surgery in the University of Calgary, both from the Neurosurgical and Orthopaedics Spine Divisions, in 2000. A 2nd HMDP followed in 2009 to Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University in Boston, USA.

In 2001 he started the Spine Service in Changi General Hospital. He has been appointed as Senior Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon, Adjunct Associate Professor, Chief of Spine Service, Director of Spine Fellowship and Deputy Chief, Orthopaedic Surgery. Over the last 10 years he has performed over 3000 major orthopaedic operations, and over 1400 major spine operations

Dr Paul Thng is currently the Chairman of AOSpine Asia Pacific Board (2013-16), a Global Spine Society with about 6000 members and 24000 associates that organizes educational programmes all across the world. In 2014, 55 such courses were organized in the Asia Pacific alone.

Dr Paul Thng currently practices at PTL Spine & Orthopaedics. 

What I do

Dr Paul Thng Leong Keng provides clinical services such as:
- Spine Injections 
- Spine Surgery 
- Knee Arthroscopy
- Knee Replacement
- Trauma
- Fractures
- Neck Pain
- Neck Surgery
- General Orthopaedics