Dr Shee Yan Fong

Orthopaedic Surgeon

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About Dr Shee Yan Fong

Dr Fong Shee Yan obtained his bachelors from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1996. In 2003, he underwent further training in Orthopaedic Surgery and was awarded the N Balachandran Award for Outstanding Orthopaedic Trainee from the Singapore Orthopaedic Association. He finished his fellowship in Spine Surgery at the Calgary Spine Centre in Canada between the years 2004 and 2005 then became a Consultant in Spine Surgery. His subspecialty is in Minimally Invasive Spine ...

Dr Shee Yan Fong offers the following treatments:

  • Micro-discectomy and percutaneous discectomy for slipped disc
  • Vertebroplasty for fractures of the spine
  • Facet joint and pars inter-articularis injections

In-network Insurances

  • AXA

Dr Shee Yan Fong's Practice

MOUNT ALVERNIA HOSPITAL

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26 Q&As answered by Dr Shee Yan FongView all

What should I do if my back problem does not improve after physiotherapy?

There are 3 main reasons why there is no improvement after physiotherapy treatment for back pain : incorrect or undiagnosed pathology, e.g. the treatment may concentrate on degenerative discogenic pain but unknown to both the therapist and patient; the pain may be caused by something else like a fracture, ...

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When Do You Need Surgery For A Slipped Disc? A Spine Doctor Explains

Back problems are arguably among the most commonly experienced issues out there, affecting people from different walks of life as well as different age groups. However, some back issues can be more severe than others.

There's a big difference between a slipped disc in your spine and a back muscle pull from too much heavy lifting the day before.

Open back surgery is often a solution for back-related ailments that are considered long-term or potentially severe but what exactly are the factors that determine whether a patient requires open back surgery?

Dr Fong Shee Yan is an orthopaedic surgeon with a special interest in initiating and expanding Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery.

He explained in a DoctorxDentist answer what the most common reasons for an open back surgery were. Here's what he had to say.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Dr Shee Yan Fong

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Is Dr Shee Yan Fong accepting new patients?

Yes, Dr Shee Yan Fong is generally accepting new patients.

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Which insurances does Dr Shee Yan Fong accept?

Dr Shee Yan Fong accepts AXA.

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Where is Dr Shee Yan Fong's clinic located?

820 THOMSON ROAD
Singapore 574623

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