Dr. Yeo Chong Jin

Hand Surgery

Credentials MBChB (Glasgow), MRCS (Glasgow), M.Med (Surgery), FAMS (Hand Surgery)
Language English, Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese Dialect, Teochew Dialect, Hokkien Dialect
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Dr Yeo graduated from University of Glasgow, UK with his basic medical degree (MBChB) in 2001 and continued his post graduate basic surgical training in the UK and returned to Singapore in 2006. He went on to obtain his higher surgical qualifications (MRCS, M.Med) and was accredited by the Ministry of Health (Singapore) as a Hand Surgeon in 2012.

Associated Treatments

Dr Yeo’s clinical interest include treatment of all hand and wrist trauma and fractures, replantations and reconstructive microsurgery. He has a special interest in minimally invasive surgery for the hand & wrist problems, including wrist arthroscopy, arthroscopic assisted surgery, percutaneous fixation and endoscopic peripheral nerve surgery. He also manages sports related injuries of the wrist and hand.

Publications

He continues his research work and publication of articles and book chapters with Prof Greg Bain on the rare wrist condition known as Kienböck disease. Dr Yeo has also contributed a book chapter on lower limb flap in Grabb’s Encyclopedia of Flaps.

Achievements

He was awarded the Higher Manpower Development Program for 2012 and completed his fellowship in Adelaide, South Australia with Professor Gregory Bain who is a world renowned upper limb specialist dealing with tertiary referrals from around Australia and region for complex shoulder, elbow and wrist disorders.

 

Associations

He has been working in Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) since 2008, and served as Chief of the Hand & Microsurgery Section there from 2013-2015. He continues as a visiting consultant in TTSH and is actively involved in the training of the junior surgeons and residents.

Fellowships and Accreditations

Dr Yeo was a senior clinical lecturer during his tenure in TTSH and was involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. He was also the fellowship director for hand surgery in TTSH.