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Dr. Island Orthopaedic Consultants Mount Alvernia

Singapore
Overview

Island Orthopaedic Consultants is a leading group practice in Singapore deeply committed to providing expert, high quality, and personalised care for a multitude of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. It brings together a large group of fellowship-trained consultant orthopaedic surgeons with different subspecialty interests under one roof to provide comprehensive care to both local and international patients.

Its goal is to become the clinic of choice for arthroscopic joint surgery, joint replacement, spine surgery, bone and soft tissue surgery, ligament reconstruction surgery, foot and ankle surgery, and arthroscopic sports surgery.

Island Orthopaedic Consultants is conveniently located at top hospitals in Singapore, namely Gleneagles Medical Centre, Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, Mount Alvernia Hospital, and Mount Novena Specialist Centre. It combines the latest in evidence-based medicine with technologically advanced methods and expert medical and surgical skills as it strives to deliver excellent treatment outcomes.

Clinic Highlights

  • Adult joint reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic ligament reconstruction surgery
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Joint replacement
  • Orthopaedic trauma
  • Spine surgery
  • Sports medicine/surgery
  • Surgical removal of bone and soft tissue tumours
  • Treatment of hip, knee, and shoulder arthritis

Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Bengali
  • Hokkien
  • Malay
  • Mandarin
  • Bahasa Indonesia
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • Tamil
  • Bahasa Melayu
Insurance
  • Parkway Shenton
  • Great Eastern
  • VISTA Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Aviva
  • Tokio Marine
  • Bupa
  • NTUC Income
  • Global Health
  • IHP
  • Prestige International
Physician
Leon Foo
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<p>Dr. Foo graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1999. He obtained both his postgraduate Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, as well as his Masters of Medicine in Orthopaedic Surgery in 2004. He subsequently obtained his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in Orthopaedic Surgery in 2008. He is presently an Associate Consultant within the Musculoskeletal Tumour Service in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Singapore General Hospital.</p> <p>Dr. Foo has an active interest in orthopaedic oncology, both bone and soft tissue cancers. As the surgical member in the multi-disciplinary oncology team looking after cancer patients, Dr. Foo’s contribution lies with his expertise and experience in cancer tissue removal, as well as the subsequent reconstructive surgery. This includes limb-preserving surgery for bone and soft tissue cancers involving the limbs with reconstruction using either autografts, allografts or mega-prosthesis implants.</p> <p>Dr. Foo has completed his orthopaedic oncology fellowship under the auspices of the Singapore Government Ministry of Health Training Scholarship at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, United States of America and Munster University Hospital, Germany.</p>

Lai Kah Weng
Lai Kah WengVerifiedDoctor in Singapore
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<p>Dr. Lai Kah Weng is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon and aviation medicine specialist with specialty interests in arthroscopic joint and ligament reconstruction surgery, orthopaedic trauma, and knee and hip replacement surgery. </p> <p>He completed his medical degree at the National University of Singapore. Following his graduation, he pursued his 6-year residency in aviation medicine with the Republic of Singapore Airforce. He then practiced at some of Singapore’s biggest restructured hospitals and was subsequently conferred Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2012. </p> <p>He joined the National University Hospital in 2013 and completed his fellowship in orthopaedic knee arthroscopy, arthroplasty, and trauma at the Sydney Orthopaedic Research Institute. </p> <p>Dr. Lai is currently serving at Island Orthopaedic Consultants Pte. Ltd. located at Gleneagles Medical Centre, Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, Mount Alvernia Hospital, and Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre. </p>

Chong Kian Chun
Chong Kian ChunVerifiedDoctor in Singapore
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<p>Dr. Chong’s clinical interest lies in minimally invasive arthroscopic reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, knee and hip, and the treatment of sports injuries. He is one of the few orthopaedic surgeons in Singapore trained in the techniques of hip arthroscopy.</p> <p>Dr. Chong is also an active member of the Orthopaedics Specialist Training Committee (STC) that oversees the training of orthopaedic surgeons in Singapore. He also serves as faculty for postgraduate Sports Medicine training as well as undergraduate teaching at the National University of Singapore.</p> <p>Please note that Dr. Chong currently provides consultations at 2 different clinic locations - you may be asked to see him at either of the practice locations for your booked appointment. Thank you for your understanding.</p>

Derrick Oh
Derrick OhVerifiedDoctor in Singapore
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<p>Dr Oh is an orthopaedic surgeon with a keen interest in sports reconstruction and shoulder and knee surgeries. He has vast experience in shoulder and knee replacement surgery, arthroscopic surgery and cartilage regeneration procedures and caters to both the adult and paediatric populations. Dr Oh was an instructor at Arthrocare Shoulder &amp; Knee Arthroscopy workshop and a Masters of Medicine course tutor between 2007 and 2009.</p> <p>Please note that Dr Oh currently provides consultations at 2 different clinic locations - you may be asked to see him at either of the practice locations for your booked appointment. Thank you for your understanding.</p>

Ooi Lai Hock
Ooi Lai HockVerifiedDoctor in Singapore
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<p>Dr. Ooi subspecialises in foot, ankle, hip and knee replacement surgeries. He has clinical interests in the areas of sports and trauma surgery.</p> <p>Dr. Ooi was formerly Deputy Head and Consultant at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore. He was also Division Chief of the Foot &amp; Ankle, and Sports Medicine Services and a member of the hospital’s Medical Board. Dr. Ooi has been awarded with numerous prizes, including the First Prize for Best Research Paper award by the Singapore Medical Journal, the Top 10 Teacher award by Tan Tock Seng Hospital and the Silver Excellent Service award.</p>

Leslie Ng Chong Lich
Leslie Ng Chong LichVerifiedDoctor in Singapore
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<p>Dr. Leslie Ng is an orthopaedic surgeon with subspecialty interest in degenerative and deformity spine surgery as well as interventional pain procedures for the treatment of chronic neck and back pain. His services include robotic and O-arm computer spine surgery, scoliosis correction, and spinal stenosis surgery. He also provides treatment for slipped discs, spine fractures and cancer, <a href="http://www.docdoc.com/info/condition/osteoporosis">osteoporosis</a>, orthopaedic trauma, degenerative joint conditions, and long bone fractures. </p> <p>Dr. Ng completed his medical degree at the University of London in the United Kingdom in 1998. He then completed his basic surgical training and his spine clinical research for 18 months. Prior to going into private practice in Singapore, he practiced at the world-renowned Centre for Spine Studies and Surgery, Queen’s Medical Centre, University Teaching Hospital of Nottingham. </p> <p>Upon his return to Singapore, Dr. Ng joined Tan Tock Seng Hospital as a spine and general orthopaedic surgeon. He pioneered the use of miniature titanium implant in the treatment of osteoporosis vertebra fracture and conceptualised the indirect decompression of spinal canal. He is also trained in evidence-based procedures for the treatment of chronic neck and back pain. </p> <p>Aside from his private practice, Dr. Ng is also actively involved in teaching and mentoring future doctors at the National University Hospital where he serves as an adjunct assistant professor. He is a member of the AO International Spine, World Spine Column Society, and the British Association of Spine Surgeons.</p>

Benedict Peng Chan Wearn
Benedict Peng Chan WearnVerifiedDoctor in Singapore
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<p>Dr. Peng is a subspecialist in spinal surgery. He provides surgical treatment for conditions related to degenerative diseases, deformity, trauma, tumors, and infections. In addition, he has a keen interest in minimally invasive spine surgery, motion preservation surgery including dynamic stabilization and dynamic fusion technologies, artificial disc replacement and spinal deformity correction.</p> <p>Dr. Peng serves as expert reviewer for many international journals and is a clinical mentor at the National University of Singapore School of Medicine as well as Orthopaedic Surgery Advanced Specialist Training Programme.</p> <p>Please note that Dr. Peng currently provides consultations at 2 different clinic locations - you may be asked to see him at either of the practice locations for your booked appointment. Thank you for your understanding.</p>

Ang Chia Liang
Ang Chia LiangVerifiedDoctor in Singapore
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<p>Dr. Ang Chia-Liang is an orthopaedic surgeon at Island Orthopaedic Consultants. </p> <p>He completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) and Masters in Orthopaedics in Singapore. He received training at The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in Birmingham (United Kingdom) and in the United States courtesy of his American Orthopaedic Association-ASEAN Travelling Fellowship. </p> <p>He specialises in the treatment of hip and knee conditions and in the resection of large complex tumours with the goal to preserve the limb. He also works with multidisciplinary teams composed of oncologists, pathologists, radiation oncologists, and physical therapists in treating tumours.</p> <p>He has numerous research publications to his name and is often invited to present at international conferences across the globe. </p> <p>Prior to joining Island Orthopaedic Consultants, Dr. Ang served at Singapore General Hospital. He was also a clinical visitor at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust (Birmingham, UK) and a visiting surgeon at Dr. Charles Brown, Burjeel Hospital in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). </p> <p>He is a member of the Singapore Orthopaedic Association and Singapore Medical Association. He is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and an Associate Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.</p>

Gowreeson Thevendran
Gowreeson ThevendranVerifiedDoctor in Singapore
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<p>Dr. Gowreeson Thevendran is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon with over 15 years of practice experience. His special interests lie in foot and ankle surgery, arthroscopic sports surgery, and trauma and fracture surgery. He also has a keen interest in cartilage regeneration and bioabsorbable implants. He is currently practicing at Island Orthopaedic Consultants located at Mount Alvernia Medical Centre, Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, Gleneagles Medical Centre, and Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre.</p> <p>He completed his medical degree at the University of Bristol in 2000 and training in the United Kingdom in 2010. He then pursued his fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at the University of British Columbia in Canada as well as his Diploma in Sports Medicine in the United Kingdom in 2010. He is a member and Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery). </p> <p>Prior to going into private practice, he served at Tan Tock Seng Hospital as chief of foot and ankle surgery, department of orthopaedics. He is one of the founding members of the Singapore Foot and Ankle Society.</p>

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