Dr Fong Shee Yan
Spine, back and neck orthopedic surgeon
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Dr Fong Shee Yan
Orthopaedic Spine Consultant
MBBS (Singapore), FRCS (Edinburgh) (Orthopaedics), MMed (Singapore)
(Orthopaedics), FAMS (Orthopaedics)
Shee Yan graduated from the National University of Singapore with a
Bachelor of Medicine and a Bachelor of Surgery degree in 1996. He
completed his advanced specialist training in Orthopaedic Surgery in
2003, winning the prestigious N Balachandran Award for Outstanding
Orthopaedic Trainee (Singapore Orthopaedic Association, Nov 2003).
subsequently went on to complete a clinical/research fellowship in Spine
Surgery in the renowned Calgary Spine Center in Canada from 2004 to
2005 and has been practising as a Consultant in Spine Surgery since
In his former practice was in Tan Tock Seng
Hospital, he set up his "keyhole" spine surgery practice and have
successfully performed lumbar disc surgery as ambulatory day surgery in
Singapore with patients going home within a day. This enterprise won the
Ministry of Health Quality Improvement Poster Competition Merit Award
on 11 Oct 2007.
He now progressed to perform Less Invasive Spine
Procedures without need of general anaesthesia - percutaneous discectomy
for disc herniation, interspinous distraction for spinal stenosis and
vertebroplasty for compression fractures.
He had won both the Silver
(2008) and Gold (2009) Excellent Service Awards and was recipient of the
Singapore Orthopaedic Association Young Orthopaedic Surgeon (1999) and
the Singapore Orthopaedic Association N Balachandran Awards (2003) and
is also a member of the Asian Academy of Minimally Invasive Spinal
Surgery (AMISS 2007) and the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine
Surgery (SMISS 2009).
Dr Fong uses comprehensive quality
management for all his patients, utilising both conservative
non-surgical as well as less invasive surgical techniques to treat his
or her back or neck pain. His sub-specialty area of training is in spine
Common conditions managed by and common procedures performed by
Dr Fong include minimally invasive spine operations performed as day
surgery cases and not requiring hospitalization, like:
Micro-discectomy and percutaneous discectomy for slipped disc Vertebroplasty for fractures of the spine Facet joint and pars inter-articularis injections
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Specialist Rehab Group works with specialist physiotherapists and specialist rehab therapists who are highly trained, qualified, experienced and passionate to provide high level of expert care to our patients.
Areas of specialization
- physiotherapy: back and neck (spine), sports, shoulder, hip, knee, ankle
- hand therapy: forearm, wrist, hand and fingers
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