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Dr. Aaron Gan

Dr. Aaron GanVerified

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Dr. Aaron Gan is a hand and microsurgeon currently practicing at the Centre for Hand and Reconstructive MicroSurgery at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre in Singapore. He specialises in microsurgical resurfacing in upper and lower limb trauma, distal digital replantation, perforator flap surgery, minimally invasive hand surgery, supermicrosurgical hepatic artery anastomosis in liver transplantation, and wrist arthroscopy.

He completed his MBBS at the National University of Singapore in 2005. Following the completion of his basic and advanced surgical training in hand surgery, he was awarded the Singapore Society for Hand Surgery Travelling Fellowship for his training at South Korea’s Hanyang University College’s department of plastic and reconstructive surgery. He also underwent a clinical observership at Seattle’s Children’s Hospital where he was trained in paediatric hand conditions and brachial plexus birth palsy.

  • Bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery, National University of Singapore, 2005
Medical training
  • Internship in general surgery, Alexandra Hospital, 2006
  • Residency in orthopaedic hand surgery, National University of Singapore, 2008
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 2007
Languages spoken
  • Mandarin
  • English
  • Bahasa Indonesia
  • Parkway Shenton
  • Fullerton Health
  • FWD
  • MHC
  • Aviva
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
Affiliated Hospital
    Mount Elizabeth Hospital

CHARMS at Mt Elizabeth Orchard prioritizes its patients’ well-being. With a deeper understanding of the major role that the hands play in the lives of patients, the centre strives to provide quick solutions and speedy recovery so patients are able to go back to their normal activities. Restoration of hand function and preservation of the quality of life are the centre’s primary goals. CHARMS provides specialist hand treatment for arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, congenital hand abnormalities, nerve injuries, and hand fractures and injuries, among others. CHARMS is a one-stop centre that provides all treatment modalities for hand and wrist injuries and conditions. The centre was founded in 2004 by Dr. Lim Beng Hai, a hand specialist with over 17 years of clinical experience. It is the first hand centre in private practice in Singapore and was established seven years after hand surgery was first recognized as a specialty by the Academy of Medicine Singapore. CHARMS is dedicated to the practice of hand and reconstructive microsurgery with a special interest in the treatment of sports-related wrist injuries, wrist arthritis, and distal radius.

The Centre for Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery (CHARMS) offers comprehensive and expert treatment for all hand conditions, including arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, hand fractures, and wrist pain and injuries. Established in 2004, the clinic's goal is to become the centre of excellence in hand and reconstructive microsurgery in Singapore and the region. Using the latest in evidence-based medicine and up-to-date surgical techniques, the clinic aims to provide caring and personalised care as well as excellent clinical outcomes. The clinic was founded by Dr. Lim Beng Hai, a renowned hand specialist with decades of practice experience. He graduated from the National University of Singapore where he completed his medical degree as well as his Master of Medicine in Surgery. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (General Surgery) and Academy of Medicine, Singapore (Orthopaedic Surgery). He completed his fellowship in hand and reconstructive microsurgery at Christine Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery (USA, 1994) and his senior fellowship in hand surgery at the University of Louisville Hospital (USA, 1995-1996). Prior to going into private practice, he served as consultant hand surgeon at the Singapore General Hospital and chief of the National University Hospital’s department of hand and reconstructive microsurgery. Clinic Highlights * Arthritis * Carpal tunnel syndrome * Congenital hand abnormalities * De Quervain's tenosynovitis * Ganglion cyst * Hand fractures * Hand injuries * Nerve injuries * Replantation surgery * Trigger finger * Tumours and cysts * Wrist pain and injuries

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