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Dr Nazrul Nashi

  • Associate Consultant, Division of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National University Hospital
  • Associate Consultant, Division of Hip & Knee Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National University Hospital
  • Associate Consultant, Division of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
  • Associate Consultant, Division of Hip & Knee Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
MBBS (S’pore), MRCS (Edin), MMed (Ortho Surg), FRCSEd (Ortho Surg)
Orthopaedic Surgery (Bones, Joints & Spine)
Hip & Knee Surgery, Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery
Special Interests:
​Hip & Knee Surgery, Musculoskeletal Trauma


Dr Nazrul Nashi is an Associate Consultant in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National University Hospital (NUH) and Ng Teng Fong General Hospital (NTFGH), members of the National University Health System (NUHS).

Dr Nazrul graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) from the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS). During the course of his training, he obtained membership with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MRCSEd) and was subsequently conferred the NUS Master of Medicine (MMed) degree in Orthopaedic Surgery. He completed his specialist training and was accepted as a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh (FRCSEd Orth). He now practices as a Trauma and Hip & Knee surgeon.

His surgical expertise covers the spectrum of Musculoskeletal Trauma surgery. He manages and provides comprehensive care, from those with multiple injuries to patients presenting with fragility fractures. His main interests lie in managing complex peri-articular, pelvic and acetabulum fractures, peri-prosthetic infections and addressing deformity and limb length discrepancy post-trauma. He also performs complex hip and knee replacement surgeries especially for patients with post-traumatic secondary osteoarthritis. 

In order to provide optimal care for his patients, Dr Nazrul regularly attends local and overseas workshops and seminars to keep abreast of the latest advancements and surgical techniques in the realm of Trauma and Hip & Knee surgery. He has been invited to overseas hospitals for observerships, and was awarded the AO Trauma Fellowship to Montreal General Hospital, Canada. 

Apart from pursuing clinical excellence, Dr Nazrul is involved in both medical education and academic training. He was an alumnus of the NUHS Medical Education Track, a platform to mentor Residents to be effective teachers. Dr Nazrul is also actively involved in a wide range of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery research, and has published numerous scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals and is an active presenter at local and international conferences and scientific meetings. He is also passionate about healthcare administration, having spearheaded Quality Improvement Programs for departments across the NUHS cluster. As a Resident, he was also part of the institution’s prestigious Residency Leadership Development Program to mould future healthcare leaders. He is at present involved in healthcare leadership and hospital administration. He is also currently the institutional lead for the Singapore Orthopaedic 3D Printing workgroup, and is fronting the use of 3D printing and augmented reality in the department. 


  • 2020 - Merit Award for the Quality Improvement Project titled “Use of IV Tranexamic Acid in patients undergoing Hip Fracture Surgery”
  • 2023 - AO Trauma Fellowship 

Journals & Publications

  1. Nashi N, Kagda FH. Current concepts of bone grafting in trauma surgery. J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2023 Aug 5;43:10223
  2. Chin BZ, Nashi N, Lin S, et al. Telemedicine use in orthopaedics: Experience during the COVID-19 pandemic. J Telemed Telecare. 2022 Jun;28(5):373-379
  3. Nashi N, Sebastin SJ. A Pragmatic and Evidence-Based Approach to Mallet Finger. J Hand Surg Asian Pac Vol. 2021 Sep;26(3):319-332
  4. Nashi N, Choo SX, Doshi C, et al. Are primary care referrals to the paediatric orthopaedic specialty clinic always clinically indicated? Singapore Med J. 2021
  5. Chau YT, Nashi N, Law LS, et al. Undertreatment of osteoporosis following hip fracture: a retrospective, observational study in Singapore. Arch Osteoporos. 2020 Sep 11;15(1):141
  6. Hong CC, Nashi N, Tan JH, et al. Intraoperative periprosthetic femur fracture during bipolar hemiarthroplasty for displaced femoral neck fractures. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2018 Sep;138(9):1189-1198
  7. Hong CC, Nashi N, Makandura MC, et al. The long and short of cephalomedullary nails in the treatment of osteoporotic pertrochanteric fracture. Singapore Med J. 2017 Feb;58(2):85-91
  8. Hong CC, Nashi N, Hey HW, et al. Clinically relevant heterotopic ossification after elbow fracture surgery: a risk factors study. Orthop Traumatol Surg Res. 2015 Apr;101(2):209-13
  9. Hong CC, Nashi N, Kuan WS, et al. Forklift-Related Crush Injuries of the Foot and Ankle. Foot Ankle Int. 2015 Jul;36(7):806-11
  10. Nashi N, Hong CC, Krishna L. Residual knee pain and functional outcome following total knee arthroplasty in osteoarthritic patients. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2015 Jun;23(6):1841-7
  11. Hong CC, Nashi N, Prosad Roy S, et al. Impact of trimalleolar ankle fractures: how do patients fare post-operatively? Foot Ankle Surg. 2014 Mar;20(1):48-51

Professional Memberships

  • Fellowship of Royal College Surgeons (FRCS) Orthopaedic Surgery (Edinburgh)
  • Singapore Orthopaedic Trauma Society
  • AO Trauma
  • Fragility Fracture Network (Singapore)
  • Singapore Medical Association
  • Singapore Orthopaedic Association


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