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Pediatric Orthopedics in Singapore

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers in Singapore performing Pediatric Orthopedics.

Raffles Hospital

A full service private hospital offering a comprehensive range of specialist services by a team of 200 physicians. 35-40% of the patients are foreigners, and there is a dedicated department for handling medical tourists.

Availability:

Pediatric Orthopedics is available at Raffles Hospital

6 listed pediatricians:

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Dr. Chu Hui Ping

Paediatric gastroenterology

Dr. Veronica Toh

Neonatal intensive care

Changi General Hospital

A major hospital in the eastern side of Singapore, with a capacity of 790 beds and facilities to accommodate outpatients likewise.

Availability:

Pediatric Orthopedics is available at Changi General Hospital

Listed pediatrician:

Assist. Prof. Lam Khee Sien

Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

KK Women's And Children's Hospital

An integrated medical facility and tertiary referral center for healthcare concerns of women, children and babies.

Availability:

Pediatric Orthopedics is available at KK Women's And Children's Hospital

110 listed pediatricians:

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Assoc. Prof. Ho Lai Yun

Director of Department of Child Development (KKH)

Dr. Law Hai Yang

Chief Scientific Officer, Department of Pediatrics Genetics Service

Mount Elizabeth Hospital

One of the largest private medical centers in Asia, with the highest number of private specialists including cardiac surgeons, cardiologists and neurologists, neurosurgeons and general surgeons.

Availability:

Pediatric Orthopedics is available at Mount Elizabeth Hospital

20 listed pediatricians:

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Dr. Wong Keng Yean

Pediatric Cardiology

Dr. Liew Woei Kang

Paediatric Rheumatology & Immunology

National University Hospital

A 928 bed teaching hospital offering a full range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services. NUH serves as a refferal center for cancer patients, pediatrics, cardiology and other specialties.

Availability:

Pediatric Orthopedics is available at National University Hospital

54 listed pediatricians:

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Prof. Low Poh Sim

Programme Director, Head and Senior Consultant, Division of Paediatric Neurology (Brain and Nerve Disorders)

Dr. Dario Campana

Director, Laboratory of Immunopathology and Cell Therapy, Division of Haematology/Oncology & Bone Marrow and Cord Blood Transplantation

Gleneagles Hospital

A 380 bed private hospital offering tertiary acute care services that cover a wide range of medical and surgical specialties.

Availability:

Pediatric Orthopedics is available at Gleneagles Hospital

23 listed pediatricians:

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Dr. Wong Keng Yean

Pediatric Cardiology

Dr. Ho Ching Lin

Glaucoma and General Ophthalmology

Thomson Medical Center (TMC)

A women and children centred medical facility with a full range of services covering the specialties of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Pediatrics.

Availability:

Pediatric Orthopedics is available at Thomson Medical Center

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About Pediatric Orthopedics

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.


What is Orthopaedics?

It is the medical specialty related to functional impairments or correction of deformities of the skeletal system, particularly the spine and the extremities, and related structures, as ligaments and muscles.


What is a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon?

A pediatric orthopaedist is the most experienced and best-trained physician to properly examine and treat musculoskeletal (muscle, bone, or joint) conditions in a child who is still growing. These are newborn infants through teenagers.


What type of training do pediatric orthopedic surgeons have?

Pediatric orthopedic surgeons are medical physician who have

  • Graduated from an accredited orthopedic surgery residency program
  • Graduated from an accredited medical school
  • Completed extra subspecialty training in pediatric orthopedics

Pediatric orthopedic surgeons treat kids from the infant stage through the teenage years. They prefer to make pediatric care the focus of their medical practice, and the unique nature of surgical and medical care of kids is learned from experience in practice and leading-edge training.


What kinds of treatments do pediatric orthopedic surgeons offer?

Pediatric orthopedic surgeons diagnose, treat, and take care of Kid's musculoskeletal issues, which include:

  • Spine and limb deformities (like scoliosis and club foot)
  • Broken bones
  • Gait disorders (limping)
  • Joint and bone infections

Popular conditions

The Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Service focuses on all areas of musculoskeletal care for newborns, kids, and teenagers. This experience consists of diagnosis and also a surgical and nonsurgical treatment for an array of issues like traumatic injuries, musculoskeletal diseases and skeletal deformities. Common conditions include:

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Limb length differences
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Scoliosis
  • Perthes disease
  • Sports injuries
  • Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
  • Bowed legs
  • Blount’s disease
  • Knock Knees
  • Intoeing
  • Spondylolysis
  • Congenital Scoliosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Fractures
  • Joint and bone infections
  • Growth plate fractures
  • Clubfoot
  • Hip dislocation-hip dysplasia

Pediatric orthopaedic surgeons: Specialized care for kids

Kids aren’t just small adults. They cannot at all times say what is bothering them, or respond to medical questions, or be patient and cooperative at the time of a medical test. Pediatric orthopaedic surgeons are able to examine and treat kids in a manner to assist them to be calm and cooperative.

They as well value the concern, which goes with having a youngster with a musculoskeletal issue and they have expertise in interacting with nervous family members.

Many pediatric orthopaedic surgeons' offices are organized and themed with kids in mind. Reading materials, toys, specially designed equipment, and videos all assist in setting up a non-threatening and comfortable setting for the child.


Where can you find a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon ?

Pediatric orthopaedists have the widest selection of treatment options, the most in-depth and comprehensive training, and the best expertise in handling kids and treating their musculoskeletal conditions. Your primary care doctor or pediatrician might have recommendations regarding whom to see.

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