The Singapore Sports and Orthopedic Clinic
We are a Specialist Clinic in Singapore that specializes in the treatment of Sports and Orthopedic problems. We have some of the most up-to-date medical facilities to handle all your orthopedic needs as well as complex orthopedic trauma surgery.
Some of these surgeries include limb reconstruction, fractures, broken bones, deformity correction, leg lengthening and non-union and bone infection surgery. We also specializes on elective orthopedic surgery like anterior cruciate ligament surgery, knee arthroscopy, meniscus repair, carpal tunnel release, bunion correction and ingrown toenail correction among others.
Our specialists believe in providing a personalized touch to medical care and will be there for you from assessment, to treatment, to follow-up. At the Singapore Sports and Orthopedic Clinic, we believe in doing the right thing and doing it the right way, for you.
Dr. Kevin Yip of Singapore Sports and Orthopedic Clinic had obtained his medical degree from St. Thomas’ Hospital London, England. After completing his post-graduate training in London, in 1990 Dr Yip received his fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons. Before moving to Hong Kong, he gained tremendous amount of experience while working in several hospital units in England.
In Hong Kong he soon became a Associate Professor of the Chinese University of Hong Kong’s Prince of Wales Hospital where he was engaged in extensive research in various fields, in particular the knees and shoulder. After leaving Hong Kong, Dr Yip joined the Gleneagles Hospital in Singapore as an orthopedic surgeon and consultant. Besides general orthopedics, he also specializes in knee and shoulder surgery.
Dr. Kevin Yip Qualifications:
M.B.B.S. (Lond) – 1986
F.R.C.S. – June 1990
Diploma In (Am)Advanced Trauma Life Support-Sept 1991
Diploma In Microvascular Surgery – Sept 1992
FHKAM (Founding Fellow)(Orthopaedic Surgery) – Dec 1993
Fellow of the Hong Kong College of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Fellow of the Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association
Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore, 1998
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Spinal Specialist Neurosurgeon
Dr. Mathew Tung specialises in treating disorders of the brain and spine with special interest in back pain and neck pain, nerve pain and headache.. He believes that neurosurgery should always consider the non-invasive options before open surgery to attain minimum morbidity and a fast return to optimum function.
In spinal disorders, Dr. Tung aims for motion preservation, reversible treatments that can be repeated in preference to fusion. In the last 15 years he has performed operations using non-invasive techniques like stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and stereotactic radiotherapy (SRT) for brain tumours, minimally invasive techniques with endoscope-assisted method to access the pituitary adenoma, treat hydrocephalus and ventricular tumours, spinal laminectomy for spinal tumours, facet joint injections, cervical and lumbar disc replacements, spinal decompression and fusion, and endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy for sweaty palms.
Dr. Tung pursues continued medical education eagerly and keeps abreast of latest techniques by attending courses and attachments in Europe (SRS, SRT, spinal surgery and disc replacement), America (skull base approaches to acoustic neuroma) and China (endovascular techniques for vascular disorders).
Dr. Matthew Tung Qualifications:
- MBBS (NUS)
- Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons (Glasgow)
- Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons (Surgical Neurology), UK
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Dr. Chee Kin Ghee completed his Hand Surgery Specialty training in Singapore and pursued his post-training sub-specialty
fellowship in United Kingdom (UK). He had the privilege to complete his 12-month fellowship training in Wrightington Hospital, Upper Limb Unit, which is one of the tertiary referral centres in the UK renowned for their pioneering work in modern joint replacement.
In addition to common bony, soft tissue and nerve conditions of the upper limb, Dr Chee’s subspecialty and interest are in Hand and Wrist arthroplasty and arthroscopy which include joint replacement and reconstruction. He is trained in prosthetic and soft tissue joint reconstruction and replacement, as well as minimally invasive hand and wrist ligamentous injuries treatment.
Dr. Chee Kin Ghee Qualifications:
- MBBS (NUS, Singapore) 2004
Dr. Tan Chin Yik
Dr Tan Chin Yik is a MOH accredited specialist in Orthopaedic Surgery. He has vast experience in managing different bone and joint problems, including upper limb, lower limb and spine problems. He is also skillful in dealing with orthopaedic emergencies such as fractures, sports injuries and infections.
Being one of the few brightest undergraduates from NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine to be selected into postgraduate residency training early, he was offered the opportunities to visit and learn from the best in orthopaedics including Oxford-Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Wrightington, Oswestry and Stanmore Orthopaedic Centres.
He had also presented in several international conferences including AOFAS, EFAS and AFFAS. Prior to joining SSOC, Dr Tan was a clinical tutor to both NUS and NTU- Imperial Medical Schools.
Dr Tan’s recreations include long distance running, tennis and different types of martial arts. His passion for sports is a motivation for him to better relate to various sports and orthopaedic injuries. Dr Tan believes in holistic care for his patients and goes the extra mile to plan for the best treatment for his patients.
Dr. Arul Murugan
Dr.Palanisamy Arul Murugan is a practicing doctor with the Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic clinic.
He completed his MBBS and Diploma in Orthopaedic surgery from Madras medical college,India. He has been working in Singapore since November 2010. In his 10 years in Singapore, he has been posted to KK hospital, Singapore General hospital, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital and Thye Hua Kwan hospital in the departments of orthopaedic surgery, Accident and Emergency, General surgery, Anaesthesia, Hand surgery, Rehabilitation medicine and Neurosurgery.
He passed MRCS (Edin) in 2012. He was awarded SingHealth best medical officer award in 2013.He was given National Health Group orthopaedic residency in 2014. He received his MMed (Ortho) in 2019. He completed his orthopaedic residency on July 30, 2020 and passed FRCS ortho exam held from 21-23 November, 2020. He has presented research papers in many international conferences and has journal publications in the fields of orthopaedic trauma and hand surgery.
In his orthopedic career, he has worked in various sub-specialities such as trauma, joint replacement, sports injuries, foot and ankle problems and hand surgery. He is fluent in Tamil, English and Hindi.
Dr.Bharathi Mohan is a doctor with the Singapore Sports & Orthopedic Clinic. After graduating from medical school in India from Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER), he moved to Singapore in 2010 and started working as a Medical officer in multiple disciplines like General Medicine, rehabilitation medicine, Neurosurgery, and Orthopedic Surgery and has rotated to various local teaching hospitals like Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore General Hospital, Alexandra Hospital, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Ren-Ci Community and Ang-Mo Kio Community Hospital.
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