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Dr Chew Chee Ping

Dr Chew Chee Ping from Sengkang General Hospital

Dr Chew Chee Ping

MBBS (S’pore), DFD(CAW), MRCS(Edin), MMed(Ortho)(S’pore), FRCS(Ortho)(Edin)

Consultant

Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery

Sub-specialties: Shoulder and Knee Surgery, Sports Injuries

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Sports Injuries, Trauma.

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital

Profile

Dr Chew Chee Ping is a fellowship trained consultant orthopaedic surgeon practicing at Sengkang General Hospital. His expertise lies in shoulder and knee surgery.

He received his medical degree from National University of Singapore (NUS), School of Medicine in 2003 followed by a Master of Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery) from NUS in 2013. He was appointed as Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK, in 2009 and subsequently as Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK (Orthopaedics and Trauma) in 2014.

After completing his specialist training, he practiced at Singapore General Hospital before doing a 1-year clinical fellowship under the SingHealth Health Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) Award at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany, one of the largest teaching hospital in Europe.

There, he trained under the tutelage of Prof Markus Scheibel, in the field of shoulder surgery (open and arthroscopic) and Prof Carsten Perka in lower limb arthroplasty.

This was followed by an AO Trauma Fellowship with Prof Ralph Hertel in Bern,Switzerland, managing shoulder injuries and degenerative conditions

His practice interests are in shoulder and knee surgery, encompassing joint replacement, arthroscopic (keyhole) procedures as well as fracture fixation.

He has presented at conferences and has published in several peer-reviewed orthopaedic journals. He is also a reviewer for both local and international journals. He is a strong advocate for undergraduate medical education being heavily involved in medical student teaching as well as being an examiner for final MBBS exam. He is a clinical lecturer with Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS.

Education

 

  • MBBS (S’pore)
  • DFD(CAW)
  • MRCS(Edin)
  • M Med(Ortho)(S’pore)
  • FRCS(Ortho)(Edin)

 

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Clinical Lecturer, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Member, Singapore Orthopaedic Association
  • Member, AO Trauma Society (Asia Pacific)
  • Sengkang General Hospital Representative, AO Trauma (Singapore) 2016 - present
  • Co-chair AO Trauma Course, Advanced Principles of Fracture Management for ORP (Singapore) 2018
  • Co-chair, Sengkang General Hospital Collaborative Prescribing Credentialing Committee 2018 - present
  • Co-chair SingHealth Enterprise Imaging Study Workgroup, 2016 - present
  • Clinical Physician Faculty Member for SingHealth Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program 2018 - present
  • Reviewer, Singapore Medical Journal (SMJ) and Surgical and Radiological Anatomy (SARA)

Awards

  • Singapore Medical Journal, Reviewing with Distinction Award for 2015, 2016, 2017
  • "You Sparkle!" Silver Award 2017 for Service Excellence
  • SingHealth HMDP Fellowship Award for Shoulder and Knee Trauma/Reconstruction/Sports Surgery, Charite University Hospital, Berlin, Germany, 2015 - 2016
  • 10 Year Long Service Award, SingHealth, 2015
  • 10 Year Long Service Award, Singapore General Hospital, 2014
  • Service with a Heart Award, Singapore General Hospital, October 2014

Research Interests

Publications

  • Periosteal flap augmentation of the Modified Brostrom-Gould procedure in chronic lateral ankle instability.  Chew CP, Kevin OT Koo, Denny TT Lie. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery. 2018 - accepted for publication.
  • Incidence and radiological characteristics of the fabellae in an Asian population.  Chew CP, Lee KH, Koh SB, Howe TS. Singapore Med J. 2014 Apr;55(4):198-201.
  • Arthroscopic Bankart repair augmented by plication of the inferior glenohumeral ligament via horizontal mattress suturing for traumatic shoulder instability.  Lee KH, Soeharno H, Chew CP, Lie D. Singapore Med J. 2013 Oct;54(10):555-9.

Research Trials