Orthopaedic Surgery

Our orthopaedic surgeons diagnose and treat a range of bone-related conditions with a suite of sub-specialty services

Foot & Ankle Surgery

We treat an extensive range of foot and ankle problems and offer specialist operative and non-operative treatment. Our surgeons work in close collaboration with podiatrists, orthotists, physiotherapists and other healthcare professionals to provide patients with holistic care. Keyhole surgery (arthroscopy, tendinoscopy and minimally invasive surgery) is used, whenever possible, to limit complications and speed up recovery. We keep up to date with the latest research and practise an evidence-based approach to diagnosis and treatment.

We provide the following conservative and operative treatment of foot and ankle disorders including:
  • Sports injuries and arthroscopy of foot and ankle
  • Degenerative foot and ankle disorders
  • Diabetic foot
  • Neurological disorders and tendon transfers
  • Foot and ankle trauma

Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery

This service provides assessment and treatment of traumatic injuries, infections and degenerative conditions of the hand.

We provide the following comprehensive and operative treatment of hand disorders as well as surgical reconstruction of extremity soft tissue defects including:

  • Treatment and reconstruction of severe hand infections as well as upper and lower extremity infections
  • Operative and non-operative treatment of hand and wrist fractures
  • Management and reconstruction of hand trauma
  • Diagnosis, management and rehabilitation of degenerative conditions of hand and wrist
  • Diagnosis and management of compressive neuropathies of the upper extremity
  • Management of soft tissue defects in the upper and lower extremities 

Hip & Knee Surgery

This service provides assessment and treatment of osteoarthritis and other types of arthritis of the hip and knee using the latest in implant technology, computer-navigated surgery and advanced surgical techniques. We also manage a large range of sports related hip and knee injuries working closely with the sports medicine service. When surgery is required as part of the overall management of an exercise/sports-related injury, our sports orthopaedic surgeons offer a comprehensive range of surgical options.

We provide the following services:

  • Unicompartmental knee replacement
  • Primary total knee replacement
  • Revision and complex total knee replacements
  • Primary total hip replacement
  • Revision and complex total hip replacements
  • Osteotomies and realignment procedures for knee and hip joint disorders
  • Conservative and operative treatment of sports related knee injuries
  • Arthroscopic and open surgical management of degenerative problems of the knee
  • Simple and multiple ligament reconstruction of the knee and patella
  • Management of meniscal injuries including debridement, repair and transplantation
  • Surgery for bone, joint and cartilage injuries including cartilage repair techniques

Musculoskeletal Oncology (Tumours)

This service provides basic assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal tumours.

Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery (Fractures)

This service provides treatment for patients who have sustained a wide variety of injuries as a result of accidents. The care of these patients is carried out by a dedicated team who provides 24-hour consultant-delivered service. People who suffer serious injuries require specialist care of the highest quality to ensure the best chances of survival and recovery.

We offer quality trauma care, including minimally invasive surgery and arthroscopically assisted fracture fixation. Our multi-disciplinary team comprises surgeons, nurses, physiotherapists and occupational therapists sharing a common goal of facilitating a patient’s recovery from serious injury. Our Anaesthesiology team is experienced in trauma anaesthesia and pain control, and can help ensure a comfortable recovery from surgery.

In addition, we offer holistic care for elderly patients with osteoporotic (soft bone) fractures, including combined care with the geriatrician, anaesthetist and surgeon.

Our Trauma service also works closely with the specialist Radiology Centre, which is equipped with 3D imaging techniques for diagnostic clarity. It also works with the Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery service for the reconstruction of soft tissue defects after serious injury.

The Trauma service consists of general wards, intensive care and high dependency beds, operating theatres and the outpatient clinic area providing fracture care, hand clinics and rehabilitation facilities.

We provide the following services:
  • Multi-trauma patients
  • Complex peri-articular fracture
  • Revision trauma cases
  • Pelvic acetabular fracture
  • Limb lengthening
  • Correcting limb deformities

Shoulder & Elbow Surgery

This service provides diagnosis and treatment of arthritis and sports related injuries of the shoulder and elbow, including the following:

  • Conservative and operative treatment of the shoulder and elbow including:
  • Sports injuries and arthroscopy of the shoulder and elbow, including joint stabilisation and ligament reconstruction
  • Degenerative shoulder and elbow disorders including Rotator cuff repair and shoulder and elbow arthroplasty
  • Shoulder and elbow trauma
  • Surgery for bone, joint and cartilage injuries including cartilage repair techniques

Spine Surgery

Neck and back pain can be debilitating conditions. We provide a holistic and patient-centric approach to treat spine conditions. We work together with our therapists in the rehabilitation of our patients. The majority of patients (surgical and non-surgical) will benefit from neck and back strengthening exercises. We also have an orthotics team that supplies customised braces and corsets for back or neck conditions.

We also work closely with our rehabilitation medicine colleagues and chronic pain unit for cases that require multi-disciplinary care.

We provide the following services:

  • Assessment and treatment of neck/back pain and sciatica
  • Evaluation by clinical radiologist and injection studies in collaboration with our radiology colleagues. Surgical decompression and reconstruction of the spine via anterior or  posterior approaches or both
  • Treatment for osteoporosis, spinal tumours and infections
  • Assessment of fractures or spinal nerve compression from osteoporosis, tumours and infections of the spine
  • Spinal reconstruction techniques utilizing spinal instrumentation, allografts or vertebral replacements
  • Spinal rehabilitation in collaboration with our Rehabilitation Medicine service and the Spinal Rehabilitation Unit of Tan Tock Seng Hospital
  • Operative treatment of spine deformity including:
    • Assessment and treatment of scoliosis
    • Surgical correction of adult degenerative scoliosis with instrumentation and fusion

Sports Medicine

Our multi-disciplinary team of sports-trained healthcare professionals caring holistically for all persons involved in exercise and sports. The team includes sports medicine doctors, sports orthopaedic surgeons, sports physiotherapists, strength and conditioning coaches, sports podiatrists and sports dietitians.

Using a holistic approach with evidence-based best practices and treatments, the team promotes healthy, active exercising/sporting lifestyles while optimising recovery from injury/illness and return to exercise/sports in a safe, realistic and timely manner.

Our sports medicine doctors and sports orthopaedic surgeons are sports-trained professionals, who are skilled in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention strategies of exercise/sports-related injuries/illnesses, including injuries to joints, cartilage, ligaments, tendons, muscles and bones. Using the latest scientific evidence-based best practices and treatments, including ESWT and PRP therapy, we help our patients optimise recovery from injury in a supportive, understanding and healing environment.

We provide the following services:

  • Sports medicine consultations including the football medicine clinic for all levels of football
  • Pre-participation exercise/sports screening including the FIFA pre-competition medical assessment (PCMA)
  • Bedside diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging and ultrasound-guided injection procedures
  • Ultrasound-guided focused and radial Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) for degeneration of the plantar fascia, Achilles tendon and patellar tendon
  • Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy for tennis elbow
  • Sports physiotherapy
  • Strength and conditioning
  • Sports nutrition
  • Musculoskeletal podiatry

Adj A/Prof Fareed H Y Kagda

Head, Orthopaedics
Director, Orthopaedic Trauma Service
Senior Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (S'pore), FRCS (Glasg), FRCS (Ortho Surg) (Edin), FAMS (Ortho Surg)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialty Interests

Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery, Hip & Knee Surgery

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

Jurong Medical Centre

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Adj A/Prof Gamaliel Tan

Director, Spine Service
Senior Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (S’pore), FRCS (Ortho Surg) (Edin), MMed (Ortho Surg), FAMS (Ortho Surg)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialty Interests

Spine Surgery

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

Jurong Medical Centre

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Adj Asst Prof Christopher J Pearce

Director, Foot & Ankle Service
Senior Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Qualifications

MB ChB (Manchester), FRCS (Trauma & Ortho Surg) (Eng)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialty Interests

Foot & Ankle Surgery

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

Jurong Medical Centre

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Dr Philip McGraw

Director, Hip & Knee Service
Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Qualifications

MB ChB (Manchester), FRCS (Trauma & Ortho Surg) (Eng)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialty Interests

Hip & Knee Surgery

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

Jurong Medical Centre

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A/Prof Aymeric Lim

Senior Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (S'pore), FRCS (Glas), FAMS (Hand Surg)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Hand Surgery

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

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Dr Ho Yew Ming

Senior Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Qualifications

MB BChir (Cambridge), FRCS (Trauma & Ortho Surg) (Eng)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialty Interests

Hip & Knee Surgery

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

Jurong Medical Centre

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Adj Asst Prof Tan Sok Chuen

Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (S'pore), FRCS (Ortho Surg) (Edin)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialty Interests

Hip & Knee Surgery

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

Jurong Medical Centre

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Dr Aravind Kumar

Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (Tamil Nadu), MRCS (Edin), MRCS (Glasg), FRCS (Trauma & Ortho Surg) (Glasg)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

Jurong Medical Centre

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Dr Audrey Tan

Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (S'pore), MRCS (Edin)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialty Interests

Foot & Ankle Surgery

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

Jurong Medical Centre

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Dr Eileen Tay

Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (S'pore), MMed (Ortho Surg), FRCS (Ortho Surg) (Edin)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialty Interests

Shoulder & Elbow Surgery

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

Jurong Medical Centre

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Dr Wang Lushun

Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (S'pore), MMed (Ortho Surg), FRCS (Ortho Surg) (Edin)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialty Interests

Hip & Knee Surgery

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

Jurong Medical Centre

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Dr Wu Pang Hung

Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (S'pore), MRCS (Ireland), Dip (Family Med), MMed (Ortho Surg), FRCS (Ortho Surg) (Edin)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

Jurong Medical Centre

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Dr Chen Yongsheng

Associate Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (S'pore), MRCS (Ireland), MMed (Ortho Surg)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

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Dr Han Fucai

Associate Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (S'pore), MRCS (Glasg), MMed (Ortho Surg), FRCS (Ortho Surg) (Edin)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialty Interests

Sports Medicine, Shoulder & Elbow Surgery, Hip & Knee Surgery

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

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Dr Ellen Lee

Associate Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Qualifications

MD (Philippines), MRCSEd (UK)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Hand Surgery

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

Jurong Medical Centre

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Dr Lim Jin Xi

Associate Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (S'pore)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Hand Surgery

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

Jurong Medical Centre

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Dr Renita Sirisena

Associate Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (S'pore)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Hand Surgery

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

Jurong Medical Centre

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Dr Kevin Yik

Associate Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (S'pore)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

Jurong Medical Centre

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Dr Gurdeep Singh

Principal Resident Physician

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (Banaras Hindu), FRCS (Edin)

Specialty Interests

Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery, Hip & Knee Surgery

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

Jurong Medical Centre

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Dr Rajeesh George

Senior Resident Physician

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (St. John's), MRCS (Glasg)

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

Jurong Medical Centre

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Dr Rajesh V Asurlekar

Senior Resident Physician

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (India), Dip (Orthopaedic Surgery) (S'pore)

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

Jurong Medical Centre

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Dr Tan Kuan Siang

Resident Physician

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (London)

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

Jurong Medical Centre

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Dr Cheng Wei Nien

Visiting Senior Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Qualifications

MB ChB (NZ), FRCS (Gen Surg) (Edin), FRCS (Gen Surg) (Eng), MCh (Orth Surg) (Liverpool), FAMS

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery

Jurong Medical Centre

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Dr Mark Edward Puhaindran

Visiting Senior Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (S'pore), MRCS (Edin), MMed (Surg)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Hand Surgery

Specialty Interests

Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery, Musculoskeletal Oncology

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

Jurong Medical Centre

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Dr Yegappan s/o Muthukaruppan

Visiting Senior Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (S'pore), FRCS (Gen Surg) (Glasg), FRCS (Gen Surg) (Edin)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialty Interests

Shoulder & Elbow Surgery, Hip & Knee Surgery

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

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Dr Aaron Gan

Visiting Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (S'pore), MRCS (Edin), MMed (Surg)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Hand Surgery

Specialty Interests

Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

Jurong Medical Centre

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Dr Andre Cheah

Visiting Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (S'pore), MRCS (Edin), MMed (Surg) (S'pore)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Hand Surgery

Specialty Interests

Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

Jurong Medical Centre

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Dr Andrew Yam

Visiting Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Qualifications

BMBS (Australia), MRCSEd (UK), MMed (Surg) (NUS)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Hand Surgery

Specialty Interests

Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery

Jurong Medical Centre

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Dr Anthony Foo

Visiting Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (London), MRCS (Glasg), MMed (Surg)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Hand Surgery

Specialty Interests

Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

Jurong Medical Centre

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Dr Antony Gardner

Visiting Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Qualifications

BM BCh (Oxford), MMed (Ortho Surg), FRCS (Ortho Surg) (Edin), MA (Cantab)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialty Interests

Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery, Foot & Ankle Surgery

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

Jurong Medical Centre

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Dr Bernard Lee

Visiting Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (S'pore), MMed (Ortho Surg), FRCS (Ortho Surg) (Edin)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialty Interests

Shoulder & Elbow Surgery, Hip & Knee Surgery

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

Jurong Medical Centre

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Dr Palaniappan Thiagarajan

Visiting Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (S'pore), FRCS (Orth Surg) (Glasg), MCh (Orth Surg) (Liverpool)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialty Interests

Shoulder & Elbow Surgery, Hip & Knee Surgery

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

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Dr Ramesh Subramaniam

Visiting Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (S'pore), MRCS Ed, MMed (Ortho Surg), FRCS (Ortho) (Edin)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialty Interests

Shoulder & Elbow Surgery, Hip & Knee Surgery

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

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Dr Sebastin Jacob Sandeep

Visiting Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (Tamil Nadu), MMed (Surg) (S'pore)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Hand Surgery

Specialty Interests

Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

Jurong Medical Centre

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Dr Tony Setiobudi

Visiting Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (Flinders), MMed (Ortho Surg), FRCS (Ortho Surg) (Edin)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialty Interests

Spine Surgery

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

Jurong Medical Centre

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Orthopaedic Surgery services are available at:

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

1 Jurong East Street 21, Singapore 609606

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6716 2000
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6716 2222
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Jurong Medical Centre

60 Jurong West Central 3, Singapore 648346

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6716 2000
(24 hours)

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APPOINTMENT LINE

6716 2222
(Mon - Fri: 8am - 5.30pm; Sat: 8am - 12.30pm)

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