Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Asst Prof CHEE Yu Han

 

Academic Appointment:

  • Assistant Professor
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
    National University of Singapore

 

Clinical Appointments:

  • Consultant
    Division of Musculoskeletal Trauma Surgery
    University Orthopaedics, Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery Cluster
    National University Health System, Singapore
  • Consultant
    Division of Foot & Ankle Surgery
    University Orthopaedics, Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery Cluster
    National University Health System, Singapore
  • Consultant
    Division of Sports Medicine & Surgery
    University Orthopaedics, Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery Cluster
    National University Health System, Singapore
  • Faculty
    NUHS Orthopaedics Residency Program
    University Orthopaedics, Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery Cluster
    National University Health System, Singapore

 

Qualifications

  • Adv. Dip. Med. Sc. (IMU)
  • M.B.Ch.B. (Liverpool),
  • M.R.C.S. (Edinburgh),
  • F.R.C.S. Ed. (Trauma & Ortho)
  • Specialist accreditation:
    • CCT(UK)
    • Specialist Accreditation in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery (UK)
    • Specialist Accreditation in Orthopaedic Surgery(Spore)

 

Area of Expertise

  • General orthopaedic trauma surgery and fracture fixation
  • External ring fixator (Ilizarov, TSF) application for complex fracture and deformity correction
  • Foot and Ankle trauma surgery
  • Forefoot surgery
  • Knee and Hip replacement surgery

 

Research / Teaching Areas of Interests

  • Open fracture management
  • Bone transport
  • Limb lengthening procedures
  • Fracture healing
  • Bony non-union

 

Selected Publications

  • Frozen shoulder - Specialty update: Upper limb
    CM Robinson, KTM Seah, Chee YH, IR Murray. J Bone Joint Surg Br 2012 Jan; 94(1):1-9
  • Functional outcomes following ceramic total joint replacement for hallux rigidus
    Chee YH, Clement N, Ahmed I, Thomson CE, Gibson JN. Foot Ankle Surg 2011 Mar; 17(1): 8-12
  • Predictive factors for recurrence of simple bone cyst of the proximal humerus
    Teoh KH, Watts AC, Chee YH, Reid R, Porter DE. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong) 2010 Aug; 18(2): 215-9
  • An unusual forearm injury – rotational dislocation of radius and luxation of both radioulnar joints
    Teoh KH, Chee YH, Oliver CW. J Hand Surg Eur Vol 2010 Sep; 35(7): 589-90
  • Total hip arthroplasty in morbidly obese patients: result of a prospective matched study
    Chee YH, Teoh KH, Sabnis BM, Ballantyne JA, Brenkel IJ.  J Bone Joint Surg Br 2010 Aug; 92(8): 1066-71
  • Attitudes of parents towards an urban paediatric fracture clinic
    Teoh KH, Chee YH, Simpson PM, Porter DE. Int J Ortho Trauma Nursing 2010; 14(2), 82-87
  • An age- and sex-matched comparative study on both bone diaphyseal paediatric forearm fracture
    Teoh KH, Chee YH, Shortt N, Wilkinson G, Porter DE. J Child Orthop 2009; 3(5), 367-73
  • Q fever and history taking – a lesson learned
    Chee YH, Clayton RAE, Wilson D, Porter DE. Hip Int 2008; 18(4): 329-31.
  • Proximal humeral fracture in children treated with a single elastically stable intramedullary nail (ESIN)
    Chee YH, Agorastides I, Garg N, Bass A, Bruce CE. JPO(B) 2006; 15(1), 45-50
  • Intramedullary Hip Screw (IMHS) in peritrochanteric fractures
    Fisher J, Chee YH, Waseem M, Barnes K. Hip Int 2005; 15, 27-32
  • The Robert Jones fracture – a lesson learned
    Chee YH, Walsh HPJ. Foot and Ankle Surgery 2005; 11, 59-61