Orthopaedic Surgeon, Pain Management in Singapore

Shee Yan Fong MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Pain Management
(MBBS MMedSurg FRCSEdOrth FAMSOrth)

Location

  • Tan Tock Seng Hospital
    Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
    Singapore, , 308433 - Singapore
    Phone: 65-63577713

About Our Practice

Dr Fong is an experienced Spine-specialised Orthopaedic Consultant in Singapore practising Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery. His training was in Calgary Spine Centre,Canada and his former practice was in Tan Tock Seng Hospital where he set up his "keyhole" spine surgery practice and have successfully performed lumbar disc surgery as ambulatory day surgery in Singapore with patients going home within a day. This enterprise won the Ministry of Health Quality Improvement Poster Competition Merit Award on 11 Oct 2007. He now progressed to perform Less Invasive Spine Procedures without need of general anaesthesia - percutaneous discectomy for disc herniation, interspinous distraction for spinal stenosis and vertebroplasty for compression fractures. He had won both the Silver (2008) and Gold (2009) Excellent Service Awards and was recipient of the Singapore Orthopaedic Association Young Orthopaedic Surgeon (1999) and the Singapore Orthopaedic Association N Balachandran Awards (2003) and is also a member of the Asian Academy of Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery (AMISS 2007) and the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (SMISS 2009). Dr Fong uses comprehensive quality management for all his patients, utilising both conservative non-surgical as well as less invasive surgical techniques to treat his or her back or neck pain.

Specialties
  • Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Pain Management
Certifications
  • Fellowship Trained
Area of Focus
  • Degenerative Spine
  • Spinal Deformity
  • Trauma
  • Tumor / Infection
Associations
  • AANS-CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Asian Academy of Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
  • Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Hospital Affiliations
  • Mount Alvernia Hospital
  • Mount Elizabeth Hospital
  • Gleneagles Hospital
University Affiliations
  • Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
  • Tan Tock Seng Hospital
 
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