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#5-24 Mount Elizabeth, Novena Specialist Centre 38 Irrwaddy Road Singapore 329563

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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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27 Oct 2018
Dr Alan was excellent with the advice he had given to me prior to the ACL Reconstruction Surgery and he was outstanding during the operation , always felt like i was in safe hands with him and i highly recommend that you visit his clinic.
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12 Oct 2018
I was so thankful a friend recommended Dr. Cheung last year for pain I was experiencing in my knees. His process and level of care were top-notch and I was able to recover quickly without unnecessary medical intervention. When a nagging back injury recently became more severe I retu...
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20 Oct 2018
I had a bad bucket handle tear on my right knee meniscus and it was impeding my movements and sports. Fortunately I got to referred to Dr Alan Cheung, who was very patient and understood my issues, as he does sports himself. So we opted for a partial menisectomy on my right knee, wh...
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10 Oct 2018
Can't thank Dr Alan Cheung enough for helping me through a horrific rib fracture and helping me transition back into training smoothly and gradually back into competition. Being a ringside doctor and martial arts practitioner himself, Dr Alan was highly knowledgeable about my sport...
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13 Oct 2018
I had my ACL surgery done by Dr Alan and I am completely blown away by how quickly recovery has been, post-op. He possesses a wealth of experience working with combat Athletes and I believe that this has allowed me to experience more efficient healing. Two weeks on, I was able to st...
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Fighting Fitness - A Sports Surgeon's Ringside View

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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Ask Dr Alan Cheung: Sport Injuries & ACL Tears

​​The ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) is one of the four major ligaments of the knee helping to prevent excessive motion of the knee joint. It is most commonly injuried during sporting activities.

The decision to decide on an ACL reconstruction can be a difficult one. Join Dr Alan Cheung as he hosts a QnA session where he answers all your questions on sport injuires and ACL tears. 

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A Complete Guide To ACL Tears In Singapore By An Orthopaedic Sports Surgeon (2018)

One of the most common knee injuries is an ACL tear. In this post, I will address the most important things you need to know about ACL tears and your treatment options in Singapore.

As an experienced Orthopaedic sports surgeon, I've treated all types of athletes. The young and old, world class to weekend warrior, with ACL injuries. I've distilled my knowledge. I want to help you make the most-informed decision possible regarding the management of an ACL injury.

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Rise Of The Machines - Robots In Singapore Healthcare

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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Dear Michael, Thanks for the question which I think is a good one. Often patients who ask this question are answered with a barrage of statistics and percentages which is confusing. As someone whose mother recently underwent a total knee replacement (TKR) I understand that wha...
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Hello, sorry to hear about your problems. Hypermobile joints have a range of movement which exceeds the normal range, usually due to laxity of the surrounding ligaments. This determined by the content of various proteins such as collagen and elastin. Rarely there may be an und...
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Hi there, Pain at the front of the knee is often due to problems from the kneecap (i.e. patellofemoral joint). This can be due to a number of causes. In young females, the most common causes are: Patellofemoral pain syndrome Chondromalacia patella 1. Patellofemoral Pain...
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Dear Dilsh, The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) provides stability to prevent the shin bone (tibia) sliding forwards and rotating in relation to the thigh bone (femur). Patients with a complete ACL tear may find that they are unable to play sports where they need to turn, s...
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Hi there, Anterior Ankle Impingement is a condition where a patient has pain at the front of the ankle, due to compression of the bony or soft tissue structures during activities which involve deep ankle bending (maximal dorsiflexion). Simple measures to reduce pain include av...
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Dear Aaron, I see many seniors who wish to remain active and enjoy running. Unfortunately many in this age group have degenerative change and osteoarthritis in their knees and other joints. This is often due to several factors like a previous injury, genetics, and mechanical wear...
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Hi Sherm, The answer is to these questions is – it depends on the location of the tear, type and size of tear, and whether there are degenerative changes in your knee also. The meniscus is a C shaped disc of fibrocartilage. The blood supply comes from the (periphery) ou...
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