Dr Glen Liau is an Associate Consultant in the Division of Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at National University Hospital (NUH) and Alexandra Hospital (AH).
He graduated from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS) with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree and was awarded the Wong Hock Boon Prize. He was accepted into the rigorous NUHS Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program where he received his specialist training. This culminated in him being conferred the NUS Master of Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery) and being appointed a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh (Orthopaedic Surgery) on completion of his specialist training. He has also been appointed as a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS).
As of 2023, with over 10 years of experience since he started work in the NUH Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr Glen Liau has been closely involved in the care of numerous patients with Orthopaedic conditions. His primary interest is in hip and knee joint replacement and he has completed international advanced courses on complex knee and hip joint reconstruction. Dr Glen Liau is committed to helping his patients manage their orthopaedic conditions and he advocates for fast recovery with minimal post surgical pain. To that end, he works closely with our multidisciplinary team inclusive of specialised musculoskeletal radiologists, experienced orthopaedic nurses, physiotherapists and occupational therapists, to guide each patient and their loved ones through their journey of recovery.
Apart from clinical work, Dr Glen Liau has a passion for research, teaching and technology. He has published research papers in prestigious journals and has given multiple presentations in local and international conferences. He serves as a Clinical Lecturer at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National University of Singapore. As testament to his interest in teaching, he has received the Singapore Medical Association Charity Fund (SMACF) Outstanding Mentor Award multiple times. Being appointed the Director of Informatics for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, he also manages the informatics training and technological upgrading needs of the department with the goal to ensure smooth provision of medical services and patient safety.
Above all, Dr Glen Liau is committed to the care and treatment of his patients and derives great satisfaction seeing them recover smoothly and well.