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Dr Tan Ken Jin

Dr Tan Ken Jin
Dr Tan Ken Jin
  • ORTHOSPORTS Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine

    Address

    38 Irrawaddy Road #10-41
    Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
    Singapore 329563

    Tel
    Fax
    6734 9896
  • Orthosports Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

    Address

    6A Napier Road #03-37B
    Gleneagles Annexe Block
    Singapore 258500

    Tel
    Fax
    6471 8151
  • Specialty

    • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Clinical Interest

    • Ankle
    • Foot
    • Sports Injuries
  • Qualifications

    • MBBS
    • M Med (Orthopaedic Surgery)
    • FRCS (Orthopaedics & Trauma)
  • Languages Spoken

    • English

Background

  • Dr Tan is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon with a subspecialty interest in Foot and Ankle disorders and Sports injuries. He graduated from the National University of Singapore and underwent Orthopaedic surgical training in Singapore. He was awarded the College of Surgeons Gold Medal upon completion of his advanced specialty training. He went on to complete fellowship training in Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at the University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus in Germany under the renowned Professor Zwipp and at the Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction in the United States with Dr Mark Myerson, a world leader and pioneer in Foot and Ankle Surgery.
  • During his time at the National University Hospital, Dr Tan primarily sub-specialised in lower limb and foot and ankle disorders. He was Assistant Professor and also Program Director for Foot and Ankle surgery at NUH. He is still currently one of only a few active members from Singapore in the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS). During this period, Dr Tan set up the fellowship-training program at the division that has trained surgeons from the region in Foot and Ankle reconstruction.
  • Dr Tan has also been a Visiting Consultant at the Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic at the University Health Centre, NUS where he has treated many sports injuries in University students and staff. He has a keen interest in the education of Foot and Ankle diseases and has been invited as course chairman and faculty in multiple courses and also as a visiting lecturer both locally and in the region.
  • Dr Tan has published widely with more than 20 articles mainly focusing on foot, ankle and knee conditions. His research interests include lower limb biomechanics, foot and ankle injuries, bone grafting and fusion biology.

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