Dr. Tan Chin Yik (Ortho Doctor)
MBBS (SG), MRCS (Edin), MMED (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho)
Dr. Tan Chin Yik is a MOH accredited Orthopaedic Specialist in surgery. He has vast experience in managing different bone and joint problems, including upper limb, lower limb and spine problems. As a spine specialist, he treats common and complicated neck and back pain. He is also skilful in dealing with orthopaedic emergencies such as fractures, sports injuries and infections. Therefore foot and ankle pain, elbow pain, bursitis, fractures, common orthopaedic problems for Adult and Children are under his specialty.
He is one of the few brightest undergraduates from NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. Therefore to be selected into postgraduate residency training early, Dr. Tan was offered the opportunities to visit and learn from the best in orthopaedics including Oxford-Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Wrightington, Oswestry and Stanmore Orthopaedic Centres. He had also presented in several international conferences including AOFAS, EFAS and AFFAS. Dr. Tan was a clinical tutor to both NUS and NTU- Imperial Medical Schools.
Dr. Tan Chin Yik has a mild personality which often put adult and children at ease. He also has strong passion for sports. This is a motivation for him to better relate to various sports and orthopaedic injuries. He believes in holistic care for his patients and will go the extra mile to plan for the best treatment for his patients.
Dr. Tan Chin Yik recent interview with Channel News Asia on 20 Feb 2022 regarding muscle breakdown injuries from high intensity workout.
Consultation language: English, Mandarin