Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
General Orthopaedics, Hip and Knee Conditions, Knee - Knee Cap Injury, Knee Ligament Injuries (ACL, PCL, Multiligament), Knee Meniscus Injuries, Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS), Osteoarthritis: Total Knee Replacement Surgery, Sports Injuries, Trauma.
Dr Hamid Razak is a Consultant and an ex-Chief Resident in the specialty of Orthopaedic Surgery with the Singapore Health Services (SingHealth). He is currently practicing at Sengkang General Hospital. He graduated with a Bachelor in Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) in 2009. During his first two postgraduate years in Singapore General Hospital, he won the “SingHealth Outstanding House Officer Award” as well as the “SingHealth Outstanding Medical Officer Award”. Having disrupted from National Service to read medicine, Hamid was re-enlisted in 2010. He performed exceedingly well in the Medical Officer Cadet Course and was awarded the prestigious Sword of Merit. He was later appointed as the Officer Commanding of the Medical Response Force, a position usually helmed by regular serviceman. Dr Hamid subsequently was selected for further specialist training in the competitive specialty of Orthopaedic Surgery. He continued his specialty training after completing his National Service commitment.
Dr Hamid has won several awards while in training. He was awarded the “SingHealth Outstanding Resident Award” in 2014 for his exemplary work as a trainee. He was also awarded the “SingHealth Outstanding Educator Award” in 2015 and the “Singapore General Hospital Junior Doctor Teaching Award” in 2015 and 2016 for his dedication and commitment to teaching medical undergraduates. In his final year in residency, he won the "SingHealth Outstanding Resident Award", the "SingHealth Outstanding Educator Award" and the "SingHealth Outstanding Quality Improvement Project Award". He was also selected as one of the outstanding chief residents in SingHealth and graduated as the valedictorian in his year.Dr Hamid takes a keen interest in clinical research too having already published over 60 articles in peer-reviewed medical journals. He completed an overseas research attachment pursuing translational research in biological treatment of early primary osteoarthritis at Imperial College London under the National Medical Research Council Research Training Fellowship from July 2019 to March 2020. He was concurrently also awarded the prestigious Lee Kuan Yew Postgraduate Scholarship. Dr Hamid hopes to translate what he finds in the laboratory seamlessly to surgical practice and innovation.
Dr Hamid also completed a fellowship with the internationally renowned joint preservation surgeon, Prof Adrian Wilson at the London Knee Osteotomy Centre, United Kingdom from July 2019 to March 2020. Under the tutelage of Prof Adrian Wilson, Dr Hamid furthered his surgical skills in joint preservation procedures such as complex osteotomies as well as multiligament surgery of the knee. Having returned to Singapore after an enriching time in the United Kingdom, Dr Hamid is committed to pushing the frontiers in joint preserving surgery, especially in young patients with arthritis.
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS, MBBS (2009)
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, MRCS (2012)
National University of Singapore, Graduate Diploma of Family Medicine (2013)
International Olympic Committee, Diploma in Sports Medicine (2015)
National University of Singapore, Masters in Medicine of Orthopaedic Surgery (2018)
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, FRCSEd (Orth), Fellowship (2018)
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, FRCSGlasg (Tr & Orth), Fellowship (2018)
Academy of Medicine Singapore, Fellowship (2018)
National Medical Research Council Research Training Fellowship, 2019
Lee Kuan Yew Postgraduate Scholarship, 2019
SingHealth Residency Outstanding Faculty Award, 2019
Singapore Youth Award, 2018
Valedictorian, SingHealth Residency Graduating Cohort of 2018
SingHealth Residency Outstanding Quality Improvement Project Award, 2018
SingHealth Residency Inspiring Resident-Educator Award, 2018
SingHealth Residency Outstanding Resident Award, 2018
Valedictorian, Singapore Chief Residency Program (SCRP), 2017
NUS YLLSOM Junior Doctor Teaching Award, 2016
SingHealth Publish! Award, 2016
SingHealth Residency Inspiring Resident-Educator Award, 2015
NUS YLLSOM Junior Doctor Teaching Award, 2015
SingHealth Residency Inspiring Resident-Educator Award, 2014
SingHealth Best House Officer Award, 2010
SGH Best House Officer in Orthopaedic Surgery, 2009
Certificate of Commendation for Community Medicine Patient Study Module, 2007
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