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Dr. Chang Haw Chong

Dr. Chang Haw ChongVerified

Doctor in Singapore

Overview

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.

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.

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.

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).

Education
  • Bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery, National University of Singapore, 1994
Medical training
  • Internship in general surgery, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 1995
  • Residency in orthopaedic surgery, National University Hospital, 2003
  • Fellowship in sports medicine, University of Louisville, 2004
  • Residency in general surgery, National University of Singapore, 1998
Certifications
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 2002
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 1998
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 1998
Professional Memberships
  • Singapore Orthopaedic Association
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • International Society of Hip Arthroscopy
Languages spoken
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin
  • Hakka
  • English
  • Hokkien
Affiliated Hospital
Clinics
Synergy Orthopaedic Group Mount Alvernia
Synergy Orthopaedic Group Mount Alvernia['Sports medicine', 'General surgery', 'Orthopaedic surgery'] in Singapore
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The Synergy Orthopaedic Group provides comprehensive musculoskeletal care – from diagnosis to rehabilitation – to both local and international patients. Its services are general orthopaedics (such as treatment of musculoskeletal pains, fractures, and dislocation), sports surgery, joint replacement, keyhole or minimally invasive orthopaedic surgery, and robotic joint replacement surgery. The clinic combines the expertise and years of experience of six orthopaedic surgeons (Dr. Chang Haw Chong, Dr. Lim Kay Kita, Dr. Teo Yee Sze, Dr. Teo Yee Hong, Dr. Lee Haw Chou, and Dr. Lim Mui Hong). They have subspecialty training and years of experience in keyhole surgery, running and cycling injuries, adult reconstructive trauma and surgery, stem cell therapy, and spinal diseases, among others.

Synergy Orthopaedic Group Novena
Synergy Orthopaedic Group Novena['Sports medicine', 'General surgery', 'Orthopaedic surgery'] in Singapore
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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.

HC Chang Orthopaedic Surgery
HC Chang Orthopaedic Surgery['Sports medicine', 'General surgery', 'Orthopaedic surgery'] in Singapore
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HC Chang Orthopaedic Surgery specialised in musculoskeletal issues and provides personalised and comprehensive treatment of all sports injuries for both the recreational and professional athletes. Our core strength is in state of the art treatment of bone, muscle, tendon, joint and ligament injuries through accurate diagnosis, physiotherapy and surgical intervention through minimally invasive techniques, key-hole surgeries or arthroscopies.

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