Dr Tan Sok Chuen

Credential:

MBBS (Singapore), MRCSEd, MMED (Ortho), FRCSEd (Ortho)

Specialty:

Orthopaedic

Institution:

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

Special Interest:

  • Hip and Knee Surgery
  • Computer Navigated and Robotic Joint Reconstruction Surgery
  • Revision Joint Reconstruction Surgery

More about Dr Tan Sok Chuen:

Dr Tan Sok Chuen is an orthopaedic surgery specialist with subspecialty training in hip and knee surgery. Prior to joining The Orthopaedic Centre, she was practising as a Consultant in Orthopaedic Surgery at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, and is one of the largest volume surgeons.  Dr Tan graduated from the National University of Singapore in 2004, thereafter she was enrolled into the Orthopaedic Seamless Training programme during which she rotated through all tertiary institutions in Singapore including SGH and NUH. Upon completion of her post-graduate training and examinations, she was conferred the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery.  Sub-specialising in hip and knee surgery, Dr Tan completed her clinical fellowship in Hip & Knee Surgery at Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford, United Kingdom in 2016, as well as a research and clinical fellowship at the London Health Sciences Centre, Ontario, Canada in 2015. The Nuffield Centre is renowned for partial knee replacements, and the London Health Sciences Centre is one of the most famous joint revision centres in North America, thus giving her a wide exposure in joint replacement surgeries.

Dr Tan is the earliest woman hip and knee replacement surgeon in Singapore. Being also a  mother of an active toddler, she understands the demands of the modern working mother, and the need for mobility and minimum down-time. She believes that all women should be able to age gracefully and have quality of life even in old age. Thus her interest in minimally-invasive joint replacement surgery and osteoporosis treatment.