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Dr Wong Yue Shuen

Consultant Orthopaedic Sports Surgeon
Consultant Foot and Ankle Surgeon

Credentials

  • MBBS, FRCS(Edin)
  • Msc(Biomedical Engineering)

Background


Dr Wong graduated from the National University of Singapore Faculty of Medicine in 1989. He was admitted as a Fellow to the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1994 and completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery in 1999. He was then awarded the Ministry of Health HMDP Scholarship to train at the University of Pittsburgh and the UPMC Centre for Sports Medicine, specialising in treatment in disorders of the Foot and Ankle. Subsequent to his fellowship, Dr Wong went on to complete a Master's of Science in Biomedical Engineering at the Nanyang Technological University, focusing on Orthopaedic Biomechanics, Sports Engineering, and Rehabilitation Engineering. He also won an award for 'Outstanding Project Dissertation' for his work in Ankle Prosthesis design for the treatment for ankle and subtalar joint arthritis.

Dr Wong was previously Senior Consultant and Director of the Sports Medicine Centre, Alexandra Hospital. He also conducted the Foot and Ankle Clinics, and ran the High Risk Diabetic Foot Clinic in conjunction with a multidisciplinary team. Dr Wong is also a visiting consultant at the National University Hospital.

He is Clinical Lecturer to the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS, and a regular lecturer and past committee member for the Specialist Training Committee for Orthopaedic Surgery. He is also an Instructor for the Advanced Trauma Life Support Course and has been a regular lecturer at the School of Health Sciences, Nanyang Polytechnic.

He has published numerous scientific articles in areas such as sports medicine, dance medicine, total ankle arthroplasty, degenerative flat foot, diabetic foot, and clinical biomechanics. He also co-authored a book chapter on the surgical techniques for Total Ankle Replacement. He is a past reviewer for numerous journals including Foot and Ankle International, Singapore Medical Journal and Journal of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore.

Dr Wong manages the full range of foot and ankle problems including total ankle replacement, and has been working on developing new techniques in the treatment of slipping peroneal tendons and calcaneal fractures. Other frequently managed problems include ankle instability, Achilles tendon injuries and the treatment of osteochondral disorders of the ankle.

Dr Wong's specialty interests are in Foot and Ankle Surgery including sports, degenerative, dance and traumatic foot conditions, and Sports Medicine and Sports Surgery including knee and shoulder surgery.