Dr. Kevin Yip (Orthopaedic doctor)

Dr. Kevin Yip Orthoapedic doctor

Why consult an Orthopaedic doctor?

An orthopedic specialist, also known as an orthopedic surgeon or orthopedist, is an orthopaedic doctor who specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of conditions and injuries related to the musculoskeletal system. The musculoskeletal system includes bones, joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and other connective tissues that enable movement and provide structural support to the body. Orthopaedic doctor is trained to address a wide range of musculoskeletal issues, including:

  • Fractures and Trauma: Orthopedic surgeon can treat fractures (broken bones) resulting from accidents, falls, or injuries, using surgical and non-surgical techniques.

  • Joint Disorders: Diagnosing and managing conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and other types of joint diseases that cause pain, inflammation, and limited mobility.

  • Sports Injuries: Orthopaedic doctor often work with athletes and individuals with sports-related injuries, including ligament and tendon tears (e.g., ACL tears), meniscus injuries, and overuse injuries.

  • Back and Spinal Disorders: Orthopedic surgeon may also treat certain spinal conditions, such as herniated discs, spinal stenosis, and deformities like scoliosis.

  • Musculoskeletal Trauma: Managing soft tissue injuries, tendon and ligament injuries, as well as conditions like carpal tunnel syndrome and rotator cuff tears.

  • Joint Replacement: Orthopedic surgeon performs joint replacement surgeries, including hip replacement, knee replacement, and shoulder replacement, to alleviate pain and improve joint function in individuals with severe joint degeneration.

  • Hand and Upper Extremity: Treating conditions and injuries of the hand, wrist, and upper extremities.

  • Foot and Ankle: Dealing with issues related to the feet and ankles, such as fractures, arthritis, and deformities.

MBBS (LOND), FAM (SG), FHKCOS (Ortho), FRCS (Edin)

Dr. Kevin Yip Man Hing is a senior orthopaedic consultant surgeon with more than 22 years experience here and abroad in treating orthopedic problems ranging from common orthopaedic problems, sports injuries and degenerative changes of orthopedic problem. 

Dr. Yip obtained his medical degree from St. Thomas’ Hospital London, England. He completed his post-graduate training in London, obtained his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1990, and worked in several hospital units in England before moving to Hong Kong. He became an Associate Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong Prince of Wales Hospital and participated in extensive research in various fields especially the knee and shoulder. After leaving Hong Kong in 1998, he joined Gleneagles Hospital as an Orthopaedic Surgeon. Apart from general orthopaedics, his main areas of interest are knee and shoulder surgery.

Associate Professor Yip has been a pioneering knee surgeon for the past 20-plus years and is perhaps best known in orthopedics as one of the top surgeons in total knee reconstruction, ACL reconstruction and meniscal repairs

Dr. Kevin Yip specializes in cartilage restoration, complex knee disorders, biologic knee reconstruction as well as sports, hand and shoulder injuries. He has authored and edited several hundred well-reviewed publications, including highly recognized orthopedic texts on knee surgery, arthroscopy, sports medicine and cartilage transplantation. His publications also includes book chapters, technique papers, and presentations describing the techniques and results of shoulder, elbow and knee surgery.

Associate Professor Kevin Yip can has knowledge of and can treat or recommend treatments pertaining to every orthopaedic problem and his treatments are at the cutting edge of what the medical world knows in this area.

Consultation language: English, Mandarin, Cantonese

 

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