Dr. Vivek Ajit Singh graduated from the University of Malaya in 1994 where he obtained his Masters in Orthopaedics as well as his MS Ortho degree. He graduated with the Subramaniam Gold Medal for being the best masters candidate. He then completed his housemanship at the Hospital Muar and later on, worked as a Medical Officer at the hospital’s surgical unit. He also served at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in Birmingham in 2004 and joined the University of Malaya in 2006 as the Head of Orthopaedic Unit, Department of Surgery while being a Consultant at the University of Malaya Specialist Centre at the same time.
Over the years, Dr. Singh has published numerous studies and research and has contributed to both local and international medical journals. These include the following:
Vivek Ajit Singh, 2011. Kienbck's disease: the role of percutaneous cement lunatoplasty. A cadaveric study. Journal of Hand Surgery: European Volume.
Chiu CK, Low TH, Tey YS, Singh VA, Shong HK.2011.The efficacy and safety of intramuscular injections of Methylcobalamin, a vitamin B12 analogue in patients with chronic nonspecific low back pain: A randomized controlled trial. Singapore Med J 52(12): 868-73
Uma D Palanisamy, Fatima M Nathan, Vivek A Singh & Amreeta Dhanoa. 2011. Oxidative Stress and Anti-Oxidant Status In Primary Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcoma. BMC Cancer
Gouty Tophi Parodying Synovial Sarcoma of the Knee Joint. A case report. Turkish Journal of Rheumatology
Among the procedures that he performs are:
- Biopsy (Bone and Soft Tissue)
- Distal Femur Resection and Endoprosthesis Replacement
- Distal Radius Resection and Fibular Graft
- Proximal Femur Resection and Endoprosthesis Replacement
- Proximal Humerus Resection and Endoprosthesis Replacement
- Proximal Tibia Resection and Endoprosthesis Replacement
- Resection with Reconstruction
- Soft Tissue Sarcoma Resection
Dr. Vivek Ajit Singh is an Orthopaedic Surgeon with a special interest in [Orthopaedic](https://www.docdoc.com/info/specialty/orthopaedic-surgeons) Oncology. He holds an MBBS and MS Ortho degrees from the University of Malaysia. He graduated with the Subramaniam Gold Medal for being the best masters candidate. He is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) and has completed a fellowship training in Orthopaedic Oncology in the United Kingdom. Prior to setting up his own clinic, he served at the Hospital Muar in Johor in 1994 and in 2004, he joined the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in Birmingham. Upon his return to Malaysia in 2006, he lent his expertise to the University of Malaya where he was appointed as the Head of Orthopaedic Oncology unit. He was then posted to Penang General Hospital where he was appointed as Head of Orthopaedic Oncology Department. Dr. Singh is deeply committed to advancing his field of expertise and in discovering new treatment methods that can enhance patient outcome. He has recently wrote a book entitled “Clinical Practice Guidelines for Management of Diabetic Foot” which was published by Malaysia’s Ministry of Health. He also regularly contributes to academic journals such as the International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing, World Journal of Surgical Oncology, and BMJ Case Reports.