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Dr Alan Cheung
MBBS, MRCS, FRCS

Singapore Medical Specialists Centre

290 Orchard Road #09-23 to 27, 30/31 Paragon (Tower 2 Lift Lobby C) Singapore 238859

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Dr Cheung was born in England and was educated in Cambridge. He obtained his medical degree from the Royal Free and University College Hospitals Medical School, London in 2001. He completed his higher surgical training in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery on the prestigious Northwest Thames rotation in London. He underwent his Fellowship Training in Joint Reconstruction and Musculoskeletal Tumour Surgery at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney, Australia.

Dr Cheung was previously a Consultant at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital (NTFGH), JurongHealth. Dr Cheung has a passion for teaching and was a Clinical Lecturer at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, training medical students and Orthopaedic Residents. He has also been an international Advanced Trauma and Life Support (ATLS) Instructor. In addition, Dr Cheung is regularly invited to teach on courses in the Asia Pacific region, instructing other surgeons how to perform the latest techniques in Adult Joint Reconstruction, and Advanced Sports Surgery. He has published in numerous peer reviewed journals and presented at many international conferences.

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  • MRCS
  • Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine
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In the distant future, patients may consult a robot doctor and undergo invasive procedures, without any interaction with a human being. From my viewpoint as an Orthopaedic Surgeon, that day is fortunately a long way off, and humankind still needs me. However, surgeons and doctors of all specialities are increasingly using robotic technology to benefit their patients.

This article discusses various robots used in healthcare today, and what particular advantages they offer.

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The following took place at Thrive Championship, August 5th 2017, in association with Fight Pro-Motion.

Blood streamed across Steven Le’s face in the closing seconds of the round. The screams of the crowd merged into a collective gasp as the young Vietnamese fighter spun in the air and landed a spectacular cartwheel kick on his opponent Idris Hassan. Moments earlier, Idris, an executive at Thye Hua Kwan, had landed a vicious spear elbow to Steven’s forehead.

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