Established in 2013, The Orthopaedic Centre is a group practice with a well-experienced team of senior orthopaedic specialists. The combined expertise of our specialists at The Orthopaedic Centre ensures our patients receive better care for a wide spectrum of general and subspecialised orthopaedic services, trauma and sports services. This includes keyhole knotless repair for shoulder instability and rotator cuff tears, cartilage regeneration, ligament reconstruction, sports medicine/surgery and minimally invasive orthopaedic procedures. We are dedicated to bring quality and integrated orthopaedic care to both local and overseas patients.
We pride ourselves on providing utmost care and attention to our patients as early as possible, with honesty, respect and total commitment to your needs.
MBBS (Singapore), MRCSEd, MMED,
FRCSEdOrth (Gold Medal Award)
Dr Dennis Ng is an Orthopaedic Surgeon with main interest in Sports, Shoulder & Knee conditions, with extensive experience treating professional athletes.
He was the Deputy Head of the Shoulder Elbow Division and a key member of the Sports Medicine Division in National University Hospital before moving on to private practice. Common conditions that he treats include frozen shoulder, rotator cuff tears, shoulder impingement, shoulder dislocation and instability, shoulder arthritis, upper limb fractures, tennis elbow, as well as knee conditions such as knee cartilage injury, ligament tears (ACL), meniscus tears and knee arthritis.
Minimally invasive techniques are used for better surgical outcomes and reduced downtime. Patients include national athletes for sports such as basketball, soccer, judo, rugby, rock climbing and cycling etc.
He obtained his medical degree (MBBS) from the National University of Singapore in 2007 and was awarded Dean’s List in AY2003/04. Subsequently, he pursued his postgraduate training in Orthopaedic Surgery and obtained his Masters of Medicine in 2013. In 2015, he received the Gold Medal Award for being the top candidate in the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons Examination (FRCSEd Orth).
Dr Dennis Ng was awarded the Human Manpower Development Plan scholarship from the Ministry of Health and underwent subspecialty training at the esteemed Fowler Kennedy Sports Medicine Clinic, Ontario, Canada. He has extensive experience with the management of sports injuries, having treated professional athletes in North America.
As a firm believer in the training of younger surgeons, Dr Ng was a Core Faculty for the NUH Residency Program, and part of the Organizing Committee for the National Shoulder & Knee Arthroscopy Course. He was conferred the title of Assistant Professor by the National University of Singapore and was also appointed to various positions at the institution. These included Patient Safety Officer, and Clinical Documentation and DRG Coding Clinician Champion.
He was also responsible for the supervision and mentoring of residents posted to the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NUH. In May 2018, he was the Co-Convenor for the Joint Specialty Fellowship Examination in Orthopaedic Surgery. Besides postgraduate teaching, Dr Ng was also involved with undergraduate teaching in clinics and tutorial sessions. He was the Convenor for AY17/18 – 3rd Professional MBBS Examinations and was also regularly involved as an invigilator for the MBBS Phase III and V examinations.
Besides his clinical duties, Dr Ng has also contributed to the scientific literature of Orthopaedic Surgery with papers published and abstracts presented at both local and international medical conferences.