Doctor's Profile

Dr Leslie Ng Chong Lich

Orthopaedic Surgery

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Tel
6356 0588

Fax
6354 6315

Website
http://www.iog.com.sg

Clinic
Island Orthopaedics

Address
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)

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

Discipline

Orthopaedics

Speciality

Degenerative and Deformity Spine Surgery


Languages

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


Background

• 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


Education

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


Achievements

• 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