Synergy Orthopaedic Group combines the expertise of six orthopaedic surgeons under one roof. They specialise in foot and ankle injuries, sports surgery, adult reconstruction, hand and wrist surgery, spine surgery, and minimally invasive (arthroscopic) surgery.
The clinic’s specialists have completed their medical degrees from the National University of Singapore and National University of Ireland. They are Fellows of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Glasgow and/or the Academy of Medicine of Singapore (FAMS). They also received their fellowship training abroad, including the University of Louisville in Kentucky (USA), Rorabeck Bourne Joint Replacement Clinic at the University of Western Ontario (Canada), and Warringal Hospital and The Park Clinic in Melbourne (Australia).
The clinic’s orthopaedic surgeons have more than 80 years of combined specialist practice experience and have published in peer-reviewed journals, including the Arthroscopy Journal and the American Journal of Sports Medicine. Prior to going into private practice, they served as consultants and heads of orthopaedic departments at major hospitals in Singapore, including Changi General and Tan Tock Seng Hospitals.
<p>Dr. Lee Haw Chou is an orthopaedic surgeon at Synergy Orthopaedic Group at Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre. He specialises in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of orthopaedic and spinal diseases. He is a former senior consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Changi General Hospital where he focused on providing specialist care to elderly patients with osteoporosis and hip fractures. </p> <p>He completed his MBBS at the National University of Singapore. Following his graduation, he pursued his basic and specialty training in general and orthopaedic surgery and was conferred Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCS). With a keen interest in spine surgery, he went on and pursued his subspecialty training at various centres in the United Kingdom, Japan, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. He also spent one year at the University of Missouri (USA) as a surgical fellow.</p>
<p>Dr. Lim Mui Hong is an orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist at the Synergy Orthopaedic Group in Singapore. His clinical interests lie in the management of sports injuries and arthroscopic and open surgery for the treatment of knee and shoulder conditions, such as multi-ligament knee injuries, patellar and shoulder instability, osteoarthritis, and rotator cuff conditions. He is the former head of Tan Tock Seng Hospital's sports medicine and surgery service where he also served as a senior consultant orthopaedic surgeon.</p> <p>He completed his MBBS (1997) and Master of Medicine in Orthopaedic Surgery (MMeD) (2002) at the National University of Singapore. He completed his one-year fellowship training in knee and shoulder surgery at The Park Clinic and Warringal Hospital in Melbourne, Australia.</p> <p>Dr. Lim has published a textbook chapter and numerous scientific papers in both local and international medical journals. He trains orthopaedic surgeons and overseas fellows and regularly presents at scientific meetings and conferences.</p> <p>Dr. Lim is both a member (MRCS) and Fellow (FRCSEd) of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He is also a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore (FAMS).</p>
<p>Dr. Lim Kay Kiat is an orthopaedic surgeon currently in private practice at Synergy Orthopaedic Group at Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre. He provides specialist orthopaedic care with a special focus on foot and ankle surgery. He is the former director of Changi General Hospital’s foot and ankle service and was a consultant to the hospital’s orthopaedic surgery department. </p> <p>Dr. Lim graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1996 with an MBBS degree. He then went on and pursued his postgraduate training in surgery and subsequently obtained his membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MRCS) and Masters of Medicine in Orthopaedic Surgery (NUS). He was subsequently conferred Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCS) in 2006 and awarded the SingHealth Talent Development Fund. His scholarship allowed him to complete his foot and ankle clinical fellowship programme at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, Canada. </p> <p>While at Changi General Hospital, Dr. Lim played a key role in pioneering the use of maggot debridement therapy in treating patients suffering from diabetic foot ulcers. </p> <p>Dr. Lim’s research interests lie in foot and ankle disorders and gait. He has been involved in numerous multi-centre medical trials and many of his works have been published in peer-reviewed local and international scientific journals. Aside from his clinical practice, he also serves as a clinical tutor at Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and clinical faculty for the SingHealth Orthopaedic Residency Programme.</p>
<p>Dr. Chang Haw Chong is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon and the managing director of the Synergy Orthopaedic Group. He specialises in sports surgery, keyhole surgery, and knee replacement surgery. His interests include robotic partial knee replacements, ankle ligament reconstructions, total hip and knee replacements, and arthroscopic treatments of hip femoro-acetabular impingements, tennis elbow, shoulder rotator cuff tear, and shoulder dislocations. </p> <p>Dr. Chang graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) in 1994 and Master of Medicine in General Surgery (MMed) in 1998. In 2003, he received a scholarship from Singapore’s Ministry of Health for his training in orthopaedic sports medicine at the University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA. </p> <p>Upon his return to Singapore, Dr. Chang joined Changi General Hospital as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon, head of Changi Sports Medicine Centre, and director of the orthopaedic sports service, which he developed for the hospital. He also set up the hospital’s anterior cruciate ligament programme in 2004. </p> <p>Dr. Chang has published in various sports medicine journals, including the Arthroscopy Journal and the American Journal of Sports Medicine. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCS) and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (RCPS).</p>
<p>Field of medicine which involves conditions concerning the musculoskeletal system. Specialists in this field are called orthopaedic surgeons and use surgical and non-surgical ways to cure musculoskeletal traumata sport injuries degenerative diseases infections tumours and congenital disorders.</p>