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Dr Kuo

Dr Kuo Chung Liang from Changi General Hospital

Dr Kuo

MBBS (S’pore), MRCS (Edin), M.Med (Ortho), FRCSEd (Ortho)


Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery

Sub-specialties: Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgery Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital


Dr Kuo is a fellowship-trained consultant with the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Changi General Hospital (CGH). He has an interest in all aspects of shoulder and elbow surgeries including arthroplasty and arthroscopy. He manages various degenerative disease, sports related injuries as well as trauma around the shoulder and elbow joints on a regular basis.


  • 2014 - Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • 2009 - Master of Medicine in Orthopaedic Surgery, National University of Singapore
  • 2008 - Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • 2002 - Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, National University of Singapore

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Clinical Lecturer - NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Clinical Teacher - Lee Kong Chian Medical School
  • Examiner - NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Member - Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
  • Member - Singapore Orthopaedic Association
  • Member - Singapore Medical Association
  • Physician Faculty Member - Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program


  • 2014 - Health Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) – Wrightington Upper Limb Unit, United Kingdom

Research Interests


• Intraoperative Fractures in Cementless Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty: Patient Characteristics and Clinical Outcomes; A Single Institution Review over 2 years. Kuo CL, Tan SN, Lee HC J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong) 2015; 23(2): 218-22

• Prospective study of Clinical Outcomes of Arthroscopic Anterior Stabilisation of shoulder: Knot-Tying compared with Knotless Suture Anchors

• Contributing author for “Bones and Joints: What you need to know”, SingHealth Pte Ltd publication 2009

Research Trials