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Adj Asst Prof Andy Yeo Kuei Siong

Adj Asst Prof Yeo

FRCSEd (Ortho), MMed (Ortho), MRCS (Edin), MBBS (Spore)

Consultant

Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery

Sub-specialties: Trauma Service, Spine Service

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Hip Fractures.

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgery Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital
  • Consultant CGH-NNI Integrated Spine Centre Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital

Profile

Dr Andy Yeo is a consultant with the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Changi General Hospital (CGH). He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore and started his orthopaedic training soon after.

He worked as a regular military doctor for a period and during that time, spent his efforts on developing trauma and surgical care for the army and also, developed his understanding of primary healthcare systems and medical administration.

After his specialist exams, he underwent a fellowship attachment to the Department of Traumatology in Leipzig University Hospital (Universitatsklinikum Leipzig) to further develop his understanding and skills in trauma and spine surgery so as to provide holistic care for his patients. He has a special interest in complex trauma and late trauma deformity correction where he utilises hexapod ring frames in their management.

Education

  • FRCSEd (Ortho)
  • MMed (Ortho)
  • MRCS (Edin)
  • MBBS (Spore)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor - Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine Faculty Appointment
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor - NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Associate Program Director - (PGY1), Graduate Medical Education Office, SingHealth
  • Asst Posting Lead (Orthopaedics) - Lee Kong Chian Medical School
  • Clinical Teacher - Lee Kong Chian Medical School
  • Committee Member - AOTrauma Committee Singapore, Hospital Representative
  • Director - Trauma Service, CGH
  • Examiner, Third Professional Examination for MBBS (NUS)
  • Member - National Trauma Committee, Hospital representative
  • Member - Singapore Orthopaedic Association
  • Physician Faculty (Family Medicine), Graduate Medical Education Office, SingHealth
  • Physician Faculty (Orthopaedics) - Graduate Medical Education Office, SingHealth

Awards

  • Outstanding Faculty Award for AY 2016/2017 SingHealth Residency, 2017

Research Interests

Publications

Yeo AK, Ahrberg AB, Theopold JD, Ewens S, Borte G, Josten C, Fakler JK. Are radiographic indices reliable indicators for quantitative bone mineral density and vitamin D status after femoral neck fractures? A retrospective study in 112 elderly patients. Patient Saf Surg. 2015 Nov 25;9:39. doi: 10.1186/s13037-015-0085-2. eCollection 2015.

Yeo KS, Lim WS, Lee YH. Deep vein thrombosis in arthroscopic surgery and chemoprophylaxis recommendation in an Asian population. Singapore Med J. 2016 Aug;57(8):452-5. doi: 10.11622/smedj.2016136.

Yeo AK, Chan CY, Chia KH. Complications relating to intravenous buprenorphine abuse: a single institution case series. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2006 Jul;35(7):487-91.

Research Trials