Senior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgery (Hand)
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English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hakka, Bahasa Melayu
MBBS, M Med (Surgery), FRCS (Edinburgh), FRCS (Glasgow), FAMS (Orthopaedic Surgery), FAMS (Hand Surgery)
Dr. Chew is has a special interest in Hand and Microsurgery. He was awarded the Ministry of Health’s Health Manpower
Development Plan (HMDP) scholarship to undergo advanced training in Hand and Microsurgery at the prestigious Christine M Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery / Kleinert-Kutz Hand Care Center in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. As one of only two surgeons to date to attain specialization in both Orthopaedic and Hand Surgery, Dr. Chew has a wealth of experience in managing various conditions related to the hand, wrist, and small joints.
Some of his clinical interests include managing fractures of the distal radius and hand, wrist conditions, arthroscopy of the wrist and small joints of the hand, reconstruction for deformities of rheumatoid and degenerative arthritis, including total joint replacement for the wrist and fingers, and microsurgical reconstruction of both upper and lower limbs, including
replantation, vascularised free flap, and toe-to-hand transfers.
Dr. Chew has served in various leadership roles throughout his career, including as the Head of Orthopaedic Surgery (2008-2011) in Tan Tock Seng Hospital, where he helped to set up the Hand and Microsurgery Section and served as the head of the section from 2008-2012. He was also the President of the Singapore Society for Hand Surgery (2004-2006).