Doctor's Profile

Dr Leslie Ng Chong Lich

Orthopaedic Surgery

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Island Orthopaedics


Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre A #01-01/02
Singapore 574623

Clinic Hours

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


MBBS (London),
MRCS (Glasgow),
FRCS (Tr and Ortho) (Glasgow),
Ortho (Diploma) (Cardiff)




Degenerative and Deformity Spine Surgery


English and Mandarin

Conditions Treated

• Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis correction
• Degenerative joint conditions
• Robotic and O-arm computer spine surgery
• Slipped disc and spinal stenosis surgery
• Spine fractures and cancer
• General orthopaedic trauma and long bone fractures
• Back and neck pain treatment
• Osteoporosis treatment


• Former Consultant Spine Surgeon, Singapore General Hospital
• Pioneered the use of third generation minimally invasive treatment of osteoporosis vertebra fracture with miniature titanium implants
• Deploys real-time nerve root monitoring and computer navigation during spine surgery to prevent nerve injury for complex cases
• Conceptualised the technique of ‘indirect decompression’ of the spinal canal
• Certified lateral access spine surgeon
• Experienced in interventional pain pr ocedures for chronic neck and back pain management by using the latest generation of nucleoplast y, ‘Disc –Fx’ system, for spine degenerative disorders


• University of London, UK 1998
• Practiced at Centre for Spine Studies and Surgery at Queens Medical Centre, University Teaching Hospital of Nottingham


• First Asian trainee accepted in a pioneer two-year spine surgery national fellowship training programme in England

Academic and Research Contributions

• Adjunct Assistant Professor, National University Hospital, Singapore
Published research papers in the Spine, Bone & Joint Journal and the European Spine Journal
• Director at spine fellowship programme and mentors advanced trainees from South East Asia

Professional Memberships

• Member, International Spine Surgeon Community
• Member, Society for Lateral Access Surgery
• Member, AO Spine
• Member, British Association of Spine Surgeon
• Member, World Spinal Column Society
• Member, Medical Advisory Board, Mt. Alvernia Hospital, Singapore
• Member, Spine Surgery Society, Singapore