Dr. Yung Shing Wai

Orthopaedic Surgery

Credentials MBBS (Singapore). National University of Singapore. 1985. FRCSEd (Gen Surg). 1990. FAMS (Orth Surg) 1997
Language English,Mandarin Chinese
Associated Treatments

All forms of Orthopedic and Traumatic problems but with subspeciality interests as outlined below

Special Treatments

Subspeciality interests:

  • Foot surgery especially bunion and toe surgery, and flat foot problems. Ingrown toenails.
  • Ankle surgery including heel problems, Achilles tendon problems, and ankle injury and sprains.
  • Shoulder surgery including frozen shoulders , dislocations and other injuries, rotator cuff tears and arthrithis.
  • Arthroscopic surgery especially of the ankle, shoulder and the hip (torn hip cartilage/Labrum
Current Appointment
  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, SW Yung Orthopaedic, Foot and Shoulder Surgery
  • Special interest in, Foot & Ankle surgery. Shoulder & Elbow surgery.
  • Visiting Consultant, Dept of Orthopaedics, Singapore General Hospital
Previous Appointments
  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital
  • Director, Foot and Ankle Service. Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital
  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, MDSpecialist Healthcare Pte Ltd
Teaching Appointments
  • Clinical Tutor, National University of Singapore (1990-2000)
  • External Lecturer, Nanyang Polytechnic, Physiotherapy (1994-2000)
  • External Lecturer, Nanyang Polytechnic, Advanced Orthopaedic Nursing (1994-2000)
  • Lecturer. AO Basic and Advanced Nursing Courses. AO Center Singapore. (1994-2000)
  • Lecturer. CME Programme. Singapore Armed Forces Medical Corps.
  • Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support Course, jointly conducted by the Singapore Armed Forces and Chapter of Surgeons. Academy of Medicine, Singapore.
  • Lecturer . Core Lecture Series. Advanced Orthopaedic Training Programme
  • Co-chairman, NTU Biomechanics MSc Programme, Sports Section 1999-2000
  • Lecturer, NTU Biomechanics MSc Programme, Orthopaedics Section. 2000
  • Instructor, College of GP CME Program. Orthopaedic Injection/Aspiration. 1999-2000
  • Instructor, College of GP CME Program, Minor Surgical Procedures. 2000.
Scientific Committees
  • Member, AO Technical Commission (AO TK), Foot and Ankle Expert Group, Davos, Switzerland. 1999-2003
  • Chairman, Organising Committee, AO Advanced Foot and Ankle Course, Aug 2000.
  • Member, Scientific Committee, 2nd Congress of the Asian Pacific Federation of Societies of the Hand 1999.
  • Member, Organising Committee, Asia-Pacific Orthopaedic Sports Society Meeting 2001
  • Member, Advance Orthopaedic Training Programme Sub-Committee ~1999-2003 (Co-Chairman Foot/Ankle Sub-Section)
  • Reserve Medical Officer (MAJ), Republic of Singapore Navy.
  • Member, Medical Advisory Board, Mt Elizabeth Hospital, 2001-2003
  • Committee Member, Mt Elizabeth Minimal Access Surgery Centre of Excellence 2001-2003
  • Committee Member, Mt Elizabeth Hospital OT Committee 2005-2007
  • Committee Member, Mt Elizabeth Hospital Infection Control Committee 2007-2009
  • Public Service Commission Local Merit Bursary (1980-85)
  • HMDP (Health Manpower Development Program) Award, Jan – Dec 1994
  • Fellow, University of Washington, Seattle, in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Shoulder and Elbow Surgery)
  • Junior ASEAN Travelling Fellowship 1995. ASEAN Orthopaedic Association.
  • SGH Service Quality Awards May 99, Oct 99.