Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr Gurpal SINGH

 

Academic Appointment:

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

 

Clinical Appointments:

  • Consultant
    Division of Musculoskeletal Oncology
    University Orthopaedics, Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery Cluster
    National University Health System, Singapore
  • Consultant
    Division of Hip and Knee Surgery
    University Orthopaedics, Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery Cluster
    National University Health System, Singapore

 

Qualifications

  • M.B.B.S., National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • M.R.C.S.(Edinburgh)
  • M.Med.(Orthopaedic Surgery), National University of Singapore
  • F.R.C.S. (Edinburgh), Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

 

Awards and Prizes

  • College of Surgeons Gold Medal for FRCSEd(Orth) Examination, May 2011
  • Surgery track: Distinction and Mekie Book Prize, Final Professional Examination for the Degree of MBBS, 2004
  • Gold Medal for Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Final Professional Examination for the Degree of MBBS, 2004
  • Dean’s List Award, Final Professional Examination for the Degree of MBBS, 2004
  • National Healthcare Group (NHG) Annual Scientific Congress 2007, Best Oral Presentation (Surgical Specialities)
  • Japanese Orthopaedic Association (JOA) Fellowship Award 2010
  • N Balachandran Award 2010, Presented at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Singapore Orthopaedic Association (SOA)

 

Selected Research Projects

  • Molecular basis of metal hypersensitivity in hip and knee arthroplasty
  • Posterior tibial slope and range of movement in knee arthroplasty
  • Limited versus conventional tourniquet use in knee arthroplasty
  • Amputation versus limb salvage surgery in osteosarcoma patients who present with pathological fractures

 

Selected Publications

Dr. Gurpal Singh's Publication List (external site)