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Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery


The Division of Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery was established to address the specific needs of paediatric patients with orthopaedic problems. Our consultants are all fellowship-trained in the field of Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery.  

Our Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeons have experience in managing all types of orthopaedic problems in children including fractures, limb abnormalities and length discrepancies, and complex congenital problems such as club-foot. Moreover, our surgeons are actively involved in numerous public organisations in the care of children with chronic bony and neurological problems. The Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery provides 24-hour support and coverage for all orthopaedic patients treated at the NUH Children's Emergency Department. 

Orthopaedic Paediatrics Patient


​Our team specialises in providing care for children with various orthopaedic conditions, including: 

  • Paediatric fractures of upper and lower limbs 

  • Sports related injuries of upper and lower limbs such as ligament sprains, joint dislocations, and osteochondral lesions 

  • Congenital conditions such as limb deficiency and hemi-hypertrophy 

  • Developmental conditions such as hip dysplasia 

  • Spinal conditions such as scoliosis and torticollis 

  • Bone tumours such as exostosis, enchondromas and bone cysts 

  • Limb infections such as septic arthritis and osteomyelitis 

  • Malalignment of the lower limbs such as genu varum and genu valgum 

  • Gait abnormalities such as in-toeing and limb length discrepancy 

  • Neuromuscular conditions such as cerebral palsy and Duchenne muscular dystrophy 

  • Foot conditions such as clubfoot, flat feet and hallux valgus 

For more health information on the following conditions: 

Division Head
Emeritus Consultant
Senior Consultant
Associate Consultants
What to Expect on Your First Appointment?

First appointment

During your child’s first appointment, they will be seen by one of our orthopaedic surgeons specialising in paediatric orthopaedic surgery. A comprehensive consultation and evaluation of their medical condition will be conducted. Depending on the specific condition, relevant investigations such as X-rays, CT scans or MRI scans may be performed. Subsequently, we will advise the appropriate management together with our team of allied health professionals. 

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