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Dr Alan Cheung

Dr Alan Cheung
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
in Singapore
MBBS (London)
MRCS (Royal College of Surgeons of England)
FRCS (Trauma and Orthopaedics)
Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine
(Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine UK)
Featured Orthopaedic Surgeon in THIS Quarterly
Our Surgeon

Dr Alan Cheung is an experienced Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon who was born and trained in England. His areas of specialty are sports injuries, and joint reconstruction using robotic surgery. He is the first American College of Sports Medicine Certified Ringside Doctor in South East Asia. Dr Cheung provides medical coverage for numerous international sporting events. He leads the local medical team for One Championship mixed martial events in Singapore, and was matchday doctor for the Singapore HSBC Rugby Sevens 2018 held at the National Stadium.

Dr Cheung was educated in Cambridge, England and obtained his medical degree from University College London. He completed his surgical training in Trauma and Orthopaedics in London, and underwent his Fellowship training in Joint Reconstruction and Musculoskeletal Oncology at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney, Australia. He has always been a keen athlete and played for Cambridge Rugby Club as a youth. Currently he trains in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at Evolve Mixed Martial Arts. He regularly competes in BJJ and has won gold in tournaments in Singapore and Japan. When not practicing martial arts, Dr Cheung enjoys golf, cycling and skiing.

Prior to establishing the International Orthopaedic Clinic, Dr Cheung was a Consultant at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital. He has a passion for teaching and was a Clinical Lecturer at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, teaching medical students and Orthopaedic residents. He has also been an international instructor for Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS). He was an instructor on the first ever Hip and Knee reconstruction course held in Myanmar. He is regularly invited to teach on courses in the Asia-Pacific region, instructing other surgeons how to perform the latest techniques in sports and joint reconstruction surgery. He has published in numerous peer-reviewed journals and presented at many international conferences.

& Recognitions
  • The Sydney Long Prize in Surgery
  • The A W Beard Prize in Psychiatry
  • The Howard Murray and FMR Walshe Prize in Neurosurgery
  • The Norman Capener Travelling Fellowship (Royal College of Surgeons of England)
  • The Ronald Raven Barbers’ Award (The Worshipful Company of Barbers, City of London)
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Fellow of the European Board of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
  • Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine, UK
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Association of Ringside Physicians USA
  • Asia Pacific Knee Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine Society
  • Singapore Orthopaedic Association
  • Singapore Medical Association
  • General Medical Council UK Specialist Register
Feeling Pain from Your Injuries?

Dr Alan Cheung is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in Sports Injuries such as torn ligaments and tendons, and cartilage injury in the knee, hip and shoulder, Adult Joint Reconstruction including total and partial Knee Replacement and Total Hip Replacement for osteoarthritis, and Robotic Surgery (Makoplasty, Navio and Robodoc systems). He has also received extensive training in trauma (fixing broken bones) and musculoskeletal tumour (bone cancer) surgery.