Patient Guide

Orthopaedic Surgery (Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery)

Introduction

Tan Tock Seng Hospital is strategically located in the centre of Singapore and at the crossroads of 2 major highways.

It is well placed to receive and handle major trauma. It is the second largest hospital in Singapore with a bed capacity of 1200. We have traditionally, the highest trauma load in the country and are very experience with managing multiple trauma patients. We work closely with our colleagues in the trauma team. This comprise of specialists from General Surgery, Neurosurgery, Orthopaedic Surgery and Emergency Medicine.

Our expertise include:

  • Osteosynthesis using the latest AO techniques
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS): Minimally invasive plating and intramedullary nail fixation of fractures
  • Pelvic, sacral and acetabular surgery
  • Osteoporotic fracture fixation
  • Post-traumatic deformity correction using circular and monolateral fixators
  • Non union, bone defects and bone infection management

As a teaching hospital, orthopaedic trainees rotate through the department as part of their advanced surgical training program. We are the only hospital in Singapore to run the Advance Trauma and Life Support (ATLS) Course of the American College of Surgeons and Definitive Surgical Trauma Care Course (DSTC) Course in Trauma Surgery.

Our specialists in Orthopaedic Surgery (Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery)

Adjunct Associate Professor Kwek Beng Kee, Ernest
Adjunct Associate Professor Kwek Beng Kee, Ernest

Head of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery Service, Program Director for Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program, Senior Consultant

Credentials
MBBS, MRCS(Edin), M.Med(Ortho), FAMS, FRCS(Edin)(Ortho)
Clinical Interests
Orthopaedic Trauma
Language(s) spoken
English, Chinese, Hokkien
Dr. Chua Tjun Huat, Ivan
Dr. Chua Tjun Huat, Ivan

Consultant

Credentials
MBBS (S'pore), MRCS (Edin), M.Med (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho)
Clinical Interests
Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery
Language(s) spoken
English , Chinese
Dr. Anand Pillai
Dr. Anand Pillai

Associate Consultant

Credentials
MBBS (S'pore), MRCS (Edin), MMed (Ortho), FRCSEd (Ortho)
Clinical Interests
Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery
Language(s) spoken
English, Tamil
Location
Clinic B1A and B1B,
Level B1,
TTSH Medical Centre


Opening hours
Monday to Friday: 8am to 5.30pm,
Saturday: 8am to 12.30pm,
Sunday & Public Holiday: Closed

Contact information 6357 7000, 6357 8000
Fax 6889 4064, 6889 4059

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