Dr Low Chee Kwang's Profile
Dr Low Chee Kwang is an Orthopaedic Surgeon. He works at “United Orthopaedic Specialists” in Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre and “United Orthopaedic Centre” in Mount Alvernia Medical Centre. He served in the public service for 18 years. He was formally working for the National Healthcare Group as Senior Consultant in Tan Tock Seng Hospital and Visiting Senior Consultant in National University Hospital. He was Clinical Senior Lecturer in National University of Singapore.
He represented Singapore Orthopaedic Association in visits to United States of America, Hong Kong and ASEAN countries. He received numerous academic and service awards. Among them are Young Investigator Award, Young Scientist Award and Best Overall Paper Award.
Dr Low Chee Kwang trained in Singapore for his medical degrees: Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery and Master of Medicine in Surgery. Subsequently, he obtained the higher degrees in United Kingdom (Fellow of Royal College of Surgeon of Edinburgh and Glasgow) and in Singapore (Fellow of Academy of Medicine in Orthopedic Surgery). He trained in University of California, San Francisco, for Upper Limb Surgery and Microsurgery, in University of Freiburg, Germany, and University of Berne, Switzerland, for Upper Limb Trauma, and in Chang Gung University, Taipei, for Brachial Plexus Injury and Reconstruction of Paralyzed Upper Limb.
Dr Low is an international advisor of Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Glasgow, having published many of his articles in renowned overseas and local journals. He gives talks at many foreign and local medical conferences, sharing his knowledge and experiences in recent advances in Orthopedics, Upper Limb, Hand, and Minimally Invasive Surgery. He has published a book called “ Know Your Bones and Joints” for members of the public, which covers many common orthopaedic conditions and latest advances in Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS). His book emphasizes on prevention of common medical conditions.
Aside from specializing in General Orthopaedics for adults and children, Arthroscopy, Joint Replacement, Trauma, Tumour, Sport Injury and Spine, his subspecialties are in Minimally Invasive Surgery, Upper Limb Surgery, Hand & Microsurgery and Brachial Plexus Surgery. His special interest is in Minimally Invasive Surgery that involves using advanced techniques to perform surgeries with the smallest possible incisions that allow patients to recover more quickly. The scars are small and not obvious.