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About Dr Kevin Lee

1. Specialty/Sub-Specialty/Area of Medicine

Orthopaedic Surgery

2. Services

  • Hip  & Knee Replacements
  • Sports Injuries
  • Cartilage Repair

3. Experience

Dr Kevin Lee is a senior consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Mount Elizabeth Hospital. He has sub-specialty interest in knee replacements and hip surgeries, cartilage repair of the knee, sports injuries of the lower limb and stem cell therapeutics in orthopaedics.

Dr Lee received his MBBS from the National University of Singapore in 1996 and went on to obtain his Master of Medicine (Orthopaedics) in 2002. He is a member of the Royal College Of Surgeons, Edinburgh and a fellow of the Royal College Of Surgeons, Edinburgh (Orthopaedics). 

During his sub-specialty training at the Hip & Knee Division, Stanford University Orthopaedic Department, USA, Dr Lee trained with world-renowned surgeons Professors Stuart B Goodman and William J Maloney in complex knee and hip replacement procedures. He participated in both clinical and basic science research on joint replacements, biomaterials and stem cell therapeutics in orthopaedics.

Dr Kevin Lee is a founding and council member of the ASEAN Association For Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy (ASSA) and a council member of the ASEAN Arthroplasty Association (AAA). He is also a member of the American Association Of Hip & Knee Surgeons (AAHKS), the International Association Of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery & Sports Medicine (ISAKOS) and the International Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS). 

Some of his professional appointments include:

    • Co-founder and Medical Director, Pinnacle Orthopaedic Group
    • Medical Director, Pinnacle Joint & Sports Centre
    • Vice-President (Leisure Cycling), Singapore Cycling Federation
    • Visiting Consultant In Parkway Group Of Hospitals (Mount Elizabeth Orchard, Mount Elizabeth Novena, Gleneagles, Parkway East), Raffles Hospital and Mount Alvernia Hospital
    • School Advisory Committee Member, Rosyth School
    • Visiting Consultant, National University Hospital, Singapore
    • Medical Advisory Board Member, Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore
    • Medical Director of the Centre For Joint & Cartilage Surgery and the Singapore Sports Orthopaedic Surgery Centre (2011-2013)
    • Deputy Chairman, Medical Board of the Singapore Medical Group (2011-2013)
    • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Division of Hip and Knee Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National University Hospital (NUH), Singapore (2008-2011)
    • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (2008-2011)
    • Assistant Professor in Hip & Knee Division, Stanford University Orthopaedic Department, USA (2007)

4. Awards and Achievements

  • SPRING Singapore EXSA Silver Award 2009
  • Ministry of Health Human Manpower Development Programme (HMDP) Award 2007
  • NUH STAR Award July-September 2006 and January-March 2007
  • Minister For Health Award for the medical relief effort after the Indonesian Earthquake in May (Team Leader of the National University Hospital Team) 2006
  • Singapore Orthopaedic Association-Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association Ambassador 2006
  • AO East Asia Junior Travelling Ambassador 2004
  • GCE ‘O’ Levels – 9 distinctions (8A1s and 1 A2), Marine Parade Constituency Book Prize Award
  • GCE ‘A’ Levels – Perfect Score – 7 distinctions/A1s, Marine Parade Constituency Book Prize Award, Prime Minister’s Book Prize Award, Raffles Junior College Academic Prize Award
  • Principal Investigator- 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting, Singapore Orthopaedic Association – Young Orthopaedic Investigator Award for my paper titled “ Novel Minimally Invasive Technique of Cartilage Repair in the Human Knee Using Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Hyaluronic Acid- A Translational Project”
  • 28th Annual Scientific Meeting, Singapore Orthopaedic Association – Young Orthopaedic Investigator Award for my paper titled: Stem cell therapy for large cartilage defects in a porcine model – A novel minimally invasive approach
  • 28th Annual Scientific Meeting, Singapore Orthopaedic Association – N Balachandran Best Paper Award for my essay titled: Orthopaedics in Singapore – Brave New World

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