Dr Ooi graduated from United Medical & Dental Schools of Guy’s & St Thomas’s Hospitals in 1996. His post-graduate qualifications include a Master of Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery) (Singapore), and the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr Ooi has dual sub-specialty areas of expertise in foot and ankle surgery as well as hip and knee replacement surgery after receiving his sub-specialty training at the Perth Orthopaedic Institute, Australia.
Dr Ooi was formerly Deputy Head and Consultant at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore. He was also the Division Chief of the Foot & Ankle, and Sports Medicine Services. In addition, he was a member of the hospital’s Medical Board. Dr Ooi has been awarded numerous prizes, including First Prize for Best Research Paper Award 2008, Singapore Medical Journal; Top 10 Teacher award for 2007-8 in Tan Tock Seng Hospital; and Silver EXSA recipient for 2008.