Orthopaedic Surgeon in Singapore

Wai Mun Yue MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon
(MBBS, FRCSEd, FAMS(Ortho Surg))

Location

  • The Orthopaedic Centre
    6 Napier Road, Gleneagles Medical Centre
    Singapore, , 258499 - Singapore
    Phone: 65-64753408

About Our Practice

DR YUE WAI MUN
MBBS (Singapore), FRCS (Edinburgh), FAMS (Orthopaedic Surgery)
The Orthopaedic Centre
6 Napier Road. 07-15 Gleneagles Medical Centre
Singapore 258499
For appointments, please call +65-64753408 or e-mail enquiry@toc.com.sg

Specialising in
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Computer Navigated Spine Surgery, Motion Preserving Spine Surgery, Complex Cervical Spine Disorders, Spinal Degeneration, Deformities, Infections and Tumours

Dr Yue graduated in 1992 from the National University of Singapore and was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1998. He completed his training in orthopaedic surgery in Singapore and received the N Balachandran Memorial Award for Outstanding Orthopaedic Trainee in 2001. He received the Health Manpower Development Plan award from the Ministry of Health, Singapore, and completed his clinical Spine Fellowship with the University of Missouri-Columbia/ Columbia Orthopaedic Group in 2003. He became a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery) in 2004.

Before he left for private practice, he was a Senior Consultant in the Spine Service of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, which is the largest orthopaedic unit in Singapore. He was also the Director of the Spine Fellowship Programme and Director of Quality Assurance and Clinical Governance, amongst his many appointments. He still holds the appointments of Adjunct Associate Professor at the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School and Clinical Senior Lecturer at the National University of Singapore. He remains on the Master of Medicine (Orthopaedic) Committee and is an Examiner for the Joint Specialty Fellowship Examination in Orthopaedic Surgery, Master of Medicine Examination in both Orthopaedic Surgery and Family Medicine and the MBBS Examination in the National University of Singapore.

He has vast interests and experience in treating complex spinal problems, ranging from the cervical to the lumbar spine. He is one of the leading pioneers and recognised experts in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and Computed Navigated Spine Surgery in the Asia-Pacific region.

He has been admitted as a member of the North American Spine Society, Asia Pacific Spine Society, Cervical Spine Research Society and the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery. He is a Life Member of the Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association and a Founding Member of the Cervical Spine Research Society – Asia-Pacific Section. He has held numerous leadership positions in professional societies, locally and internationally, as well as served in their scientific committees. He is also a reviewer for several major scientific journals, including Spine, the leading journal on the study and treatment of spinal disorders.

He has contributed extensively to the scientific literature, as leading or senior author, including several landmark publications on Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Anterior Cervical Spine Surgery, Posterior Cervical Spine Surgery, Cervical Disc Replacement Surgery and Spinal Deformities. He has also had numerous presentations accepted at various local and international scientific meetings. This includes winning the best paper award at the Society for Minimally Spine Surgery meeting in the United States in 2010.

He has been invited to deliver lectures, conduct workshops in advanced spinal procedures and perform demonstration surgeries in the United States, Europe, China, Japan, Korea, India, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand and Brunei.

His interests include:

Minimally invasive lumbar discectomy

Minimally invasive spinal decompression

Minimally invasive fusion and instrumentation

Minimally invasive treatment of fractures with pedicle screws, kyphoplasty and/or vertebroplasty

Cervical spine fusion and instrumentation

Cervical spine disc replacement

Complex cervical spine decompression and reconstruction for deformities, infection, tumours, rheumatoid arthritis

Adolescent and adult scoliosis correction

Complex thoracic and lumbar spine decompression and reconstruction for deformities, infection, tumours

Motion preservation spine procedures

He has also helped develop management pathways in the above procedures, reducing the hospital stay required after major spine surgeries.

Specialties
  • Orthopaedic Surgeon
Certifications
  • Fellowship Trained
Associations
  • Cervical Spine Research Society
  • North American Spine Society
  • Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Hospital Affiliations
  • Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore
  • Mt Elizabeth Hospital (Novena), Singapore
  • Mt Elizabeth Hospital (Orchard), Singapore
  • Connexion, Singapore
University Affiliations
  • National University of Singapore
  • Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
Languages spoken at this practice
  • Chinese (Cantonese)
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English
 
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