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Dr Sean Ng

MBBS, MMed Surgery, MRCS, FRCS
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Ardmore Orthopaedic Clinic

3 Mount Elizabeth, #13-08 Medical Centre

Singapore 228510

Phone: 96317637
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About Dr Sean Ng

Dr Ng currently holds the Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon position with a subspecialty in Sports Surgery, Minimally Invasive Foot & Ankle Surgery. After obtaining his bachelors from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2001, he completed his postgraduate training at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh got his Masters of Medicine in Orthopaedic Surgery. Previously he was a Consultant with the Foot and Ankle Service in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH), and a board member of the Medical Board of SGH. Dr Ng finished his orthopaedic foot and ankle training at the Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve (HUG) in Geneva, and as well as the La Tour Hospital in Geneva. 

Although he was trained in general orthopaedic and trauma surgery, Dr Ng has a passion for foot and ankle surgery. Besides managing and correcting deformities of common foot and ankle conditions, he is also interested in percutaneous and minimally invasive surgery of the foot.

Professional Experience 

Dr Ng currently holds a membership position at the Groupe de Recherche et d'Etude en Chirurgie Mini-Invasive du Pied (GRECMIP). He serves as a Clinical Tutor in Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School and the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine under NUS. 

Personal life

Dr Ng remains athletic by participating in an amateur basketball league, trains regularly at the gym and signs up for triathlons. Dr Ng is an avid linguist and is proficient in English, Mandarin, Hokkien and Teochew. He can also converse in Japanese and French.

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Sorry, Bunions Don’t Just Disappear. Here’s The Best Solution, According To An Experienced Orthopaedic Surgeon
Sorry, Bunions Don’t Just Disappear. Here’s The Best Solution, According To An Experienced Orthopaedic Surgeon

You may have experienced bunions at some point in your life. Also known as Hallux Valgus (not the name of some Harry Potter wizardly spell), these painful bony bumps that develop at the big toe joint can really be no fun at all.

You may wonder where the heck they come from, and whether any possible treatments exist.

Dr Sean Ng, an experienced Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with a special interest in Sports Surgery, Minimally Invasive Foot & Ankle Surgery, hosted a DoctorxDentist Session and shed some light on these pesky nuisances.

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Ask Dr Sean Ng: How To Treat Bunions
Ask Dr Sean Ng: How To Treat Bunions

Bunions are a common condition that a lot of Singaporeans suffer from. The malaligned bone is not caused by wearing tight shoes, although that can worsen the condition. Bunions run in families, because foot type (shape and structure) is hereditary, and some types are just more prone to bunions than others.

Dr Sean Ng answered readers' questions on how to treat bunions.

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It would be a bit difficult to answer your question, as there are many potential factors. Your fracture must have been pretty serious to have a radial head replacement instead of an open reduction internal fixation. Were there any other concomitant injuries (ligament, capsule etc) t...
22 Mar 2019
To answer your question, it depends on what type of elbow surgery you’re referring to. It can either be a fracture , ligament, tennis elbow/ tendinous surgery or a combination of all - both bony and soft tissue. An elbow arthroscopic debridement May have a quicker healing and ...
20 Mar 2019
Hi, I am sorry to hear of your Injury. The best treatment for your meniscal tear depends on: The location Configuration Extent of the tear According to these factors, treatment modalities will be recommended by your doctor. For minor ones meniscal tears, your...
7 Mar 2019
For your osteochondral injury, there are several factors which we consider in its management. The size, anatomical location, and depth of the lesion. I would really have to see the MRI and examine your knee, before making an assessment. If you have tried conservative management met...
2 Mar 2019
Hi If your bunion is painful, there are several ways to try reduce the pain. One way is medication: anti-inflammatories. You can take some to reduce the inflammation and pain. This may not be permanent, and you may have to continue taking it as necessary. Bunion straps/ sp...
22 Feb 2019
Hi Carpal tunnel Syndrome (CTS) can sometimes be tricky. It is a compression of the median nerve at the carpal tunnel at the wrist. That compressive band is always there. Hence non-surgical methods, like anti-inflammatory medication, injections and splinting can all be done first...
22 Feb 2019
It sounds like you injured your thumb quite abit. If it’s persistently pain and swollen, and numb/ tingling, it could indicate some damage to the nerves supplying the thumb. I think you should seek an opinion from a doctor soon, to allow a proper and thorough examination...
13 Feb 2019
I think Dr Dinesh has summarised it quite well. Full thickness Chondral ulcers on the patella are quite difficult to manage. Failed conservative management , would usually mean a patient has to consider surgical intervention. Intra-articular visco-supplementation can definitely be c...
13 Jan 2019
From what I understand, your father has had toe joint pain for 3 months. There are quite a few questions I would like to further ask, to help come up with a possible diagnosis. I assume there was no traumatic episode? and that the pain gradually developed over this time? Which ...
10 Jan 2019
Hi, Leg length discrepency (LLD ) is a fairly common occurence amongst the population. Management depends on a few factors, including: 1. Symptoms. Does it actually cause symptoms in the foot, leg, or back somewhere else. 2. The actual LLD. A 1cm LLD is actually managed...
10 Jan 2019
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I think Dr Dinesh has summarised it quite well. Full thickness Chondral ulcers on the patella are quite difficult to manage. Failed conservative management , would usually mean a patient has to consider surgical intervention. Intra-articular visco-supplementation can definitely be c...
13 Jan 2019
Sorry to hear that your shoulder still hurts after 3 months. That may mean that something may have been damaged inside the shoulder joint. It could be a tendon, or part of the capsule that supports the shoulder joint. Having pain for 3 months is not normal. I would advise yo...
29 Nov 2018
Bunions get progressively worse with time. They do not reverse, and it really just depends when you want to get them corrected. An example of a normal toes vs overlapping toes: It is an anatomical and genetic problem, and they will not be able to reverse and go back to t...
7 Aug 2018
Bunions are not life and death surgery. It really is a matter of how much discomfort and pain it is causing you, and how much deformity there is. The deformity can be that of just the big toe, or sometimes it may affect the other toes as the bunion gets progressively worse. Bu...
6 Aug 2018
Hi Jasmine Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) for mild to moderate cases of bunions. But it will depend on other factors as well. There is a higher recurrence rate for severe bunions if MIS correction is done for them. I would need to examine your feet more...
16 Jun 2018
Looking at your MRI, and hearing about your symptoms, I think there are a few things to consider. People with ankle ligament injuries, if left untreated, invariably complain of either persistent/ chronic pain, or instability. And if it’s pain, it can be due to the torn l...
31 May 2018
Hi, Thank you for your email. I see plenty of torn ankle ligaments, and that is something that is extremely common. Often it starts from a simple sprain. If not taken care of properly, this may lead to either prolonged pain, or instability. These are the two most common compla...
8 May 2018
Hi Joce Thank you for your question. From the pictures, your bunions are definitely suitable for minimally invasive (MIS) / keyhole surgical correction. I would have to examine them more thoroughly and look at the X-rays to be doubly sure. A painful bunion is an indication for...
13 Apr 2018
Thank you for your question. It’s something I get asked very frequently. Unfortunately, the answer would be a big emphatic yes. 90% of bunions are genetic (do see your mother’s, grandma’s, sisters or female cousins feet). Most people would try thi...
25 Feb 2018
thank you for the questions. 2 months would have been more than sufficient time for a superficial abscess to heal by secondary intention. As Dr Ang has mentioned, the pictures do look like the abscess has healed. All the purplish tissue you mention are usually the scar tissue th...
15 Feb 2018
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