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Dr Lee Keng Thiam graduated from The National University of Singapore in 1997. He received his Masters of Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery) in 2001. He completed his Advanced Specialist Training in Orthopaedic Surgery in 2006, and was registered as an Orthopaedic Surgeon with the Singapore Medical Council since May 2006.

As a recipient of the Ministry of Health Human Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) scholarship, Dr Lee underwent fellowship training in Sports Surgery and Upper Limb Surgery at the Olympic Park Sports Medicine Centre and Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne, Australia in 2006/07.

Dr Lee is currently a Senior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Head of Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tan Tock Seng Hospital. He was previously Head of the Sports Medicine & Surgery Service from December 2009 to October 2015, and Deputy Head of Department from November 2011 to July 2015. His main areas of clinical interests include the arthroscopic and open treatment of upper and lower limbs sports injuries, as well as the management of all shoulder, elbow and knee conditions.

Besides clinical work, he is also actively involved in the teaching of medical students from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS) since 2005, as well as Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) since 2015. He was appointed Adjunct Assistant Professor by NUS in 2010, and promoted to Adjunct Associate Professor in 2015. As a Core Faculty Member of the NHG-AHPL Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program since 2011, he also helps to teach and mentor the next generation of Orthopaedic surgeons in Singapore.

He was awarded TTSH Top 10 Teacher for Academic Year 2010-11, NUS Orthopaedic Teaching Excellence Award for Academic Years 2012-13, 2013-14 & 2014-15 and NUS Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence for AY2014-2015.

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