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Dr Kau Chung Yuan

Orthopaedic Surgery

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6725 8491



Synergy Orthopaedic Group Pte Ltd


Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre D #07-53
Singapore 574623

Clinic Hours

9am to 1pm (Mon – Sat), 2pm to 5pm (Mon – Fri)


Dr Kau is a Fellowship trained Orthopaedic Surgeon with a subspecialty interest in Hip and Knee surgery. Prior to joining Synergy Orthopaedics in 2021, Dr Kau has been practising as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with Tan Tock Seng Hospital since 2016.

His subspecialty interests include unicompartment, as well as total and revision hip and knee arthroplasty. He is well versed in the Oxford Partial Knee Arthoplasty (PKA) system, and is a regional instructor on the Oxford PKA to help train aspiring orthopaedic surgeons. He has presented as an invited speaker at international forums, and is an instructor for arthroplasty at local and regional conferences. As part of a strong orthopaedic department at a tertiary centre, Dr Kau is also proficient in trauma care and general orthopaedics. He is versatile and skilled in fracture care, sports and ligament reconstruction surgery.

He is keen adopter of technology and is proficient in the use of Robotics (MAKOplasty) and Computer Navigation for both hip and knee replacements. He believes in enhanced recovery after surgery, and uses minimally-invasive surgical techniques to help his patients recover faster. He is trained in the Direct Anterior Approach to the hip which can benefit early recovery in his patients after total hip replacement. Dr Kau continues to innovate and has close collaboration with the orthopaedic industry to bring in new technologies to Singapore.

Appointments and Degrees

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine’s (NTU-Imperial College)
  • Ministry of Health, Human Manpower Development Program (HMDP) scholarship 2015.
  • Fellowship in Adult Reconstruction Surgery (Hip and Knee) in Southampton University Hospital, United Kingdom 2015
  • Fellow in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh. 2014
  • Orthopaedic Co-Lead for the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine’s (NTU-Imperial College)
  • Senior Lecturer with Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (NUS)
  • Core Clinical Faculty Member with the NHG-AHPL Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program