Our Doctor
Dr Seng Chusheng

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Special interest area(s):
Minimally Invasive Foot & Ankle Surgery, Sports Reconstruction Surgery & Orthopaedic Trauma

Professional Qualifications:
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, National University of Singapore
Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Master of Medicine in Orthopaedic Surgery, National University of Singapore
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships:
Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
Member, AOTrauma

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Dr. Seng Chusheng is a Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in foot and ankle surgery and knee surgery. Over the span of his career, he has performed more than a thousand surgeries and has vast experience in managing and performing both minimally-invasive and open surgeries for foot and ankle conditions, general orthopaedic trauma, sports-related injuries of the knee, and adult reconstruction in patients with hip and knee arthritis. Dr. Seng strives to provide the most up-to-date patient care by offering minimally invasive hallux valgus correction (bunion) surgery, complex foot and ankle fracture fixation and deformity correction, keyhole ligament reconstruction and cartilage repair for sports-related injuries of the foot and ankle.

Dr. Seng graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Science (MBBS) and later went on to complete his Master of Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery) from NUS. He was subsequently appointed as Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in U.K.

Dr Seng undertook his subspeciality training at the Assal Centre in Geneva, which is one of Switzerland’s leading establishment specializing in the treatment of foot, ankle and lower limb conditions. He was mentored by the world renowned “Privat-Docent” PD Dr Mathieu Assal (past president for Swiss foot and ankle society) and Dr Lisca Drittenbass (president elect for Swiss foot and ankle society) for complex foot and ankle deformity correction and trauma and Dr Victor Dubois-Ferriere for minimally invasive/keyhole foot and ankle surgery.

Prior to private practice, Dr. Seng was a Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon at Singapore General Hospital. His dedication and unwavering care towards his patients won him the SingHealth Service With A Heart Award. He is currently a Visiting Consultant at SGH’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Apart from clinical work, Dr. Seng also has a keen interest in research. He has published multiple articles in peer-reviewed medical journals. He was also shortlisted for SGH’s Young Investigator Award in 2011. In 2012, he won the Japanese Orthopaedic Association Traveling Fellowship.

1) Improved clinical outcomes after High- flexion total knee arthroplasty- A 5 year follow up. J Arthroplasty. 2011 Oct;26(7):1025-30
Seng C, Yeo SJ, Wee JL, Subanesh S, Chong HC, Lo NN
2) Outpatient Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Surgery Safety and Pitfalls: A Systematic Review. Spine J. 2012. Vol 12, Issue 9, Supplement: S49-50
Nidu M.S Balakrishnan, Rosalie Magtoto, Mashfiqul A. Siddiqui, Seng C, Wai-Mun Yue, Michael G. Fehlings.
3) Accuracy of core needle biopsy for musculoskeletal tumours. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2013 Apr;21(1):92-5
Seng C, Png W, Tan MH
4) Two-year outcome of erectile dysfunction in patients younger than 50 years with fracture-unrelated lumbar spine disease requiring surgical decompression: a prospective study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013 May 1;38(10):846-50.
Siddiqui MA, Seng C, Shanmugam N, Yeo W, Zhang K, Chong HC, Li Tat JC, Guo CM, Tan SB, Yue WM.
5) Surgically treated cervical myelopathy: A functional outcome comparison study between multilevel anterior cervical decompression fusion with instrumentation and posterior laminoplasty. Spine J. 2013 Jul;13(7):723-31
Seng C, Tow BP, Siddiqui MA, Srivastava A, Wang L, Yew AK, Yeo W, Khoo SH, Balakrishnan NM, Bin Abd Razak HR, Chen JL, Guo CM, Tan SB, Yue WM Podium presentation at American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting February 2011, San Diego, USA Shortlisted for Young Investigator Award SGH scientific conference 2011
6) Five-year outcomes of minimally invasive versus open transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion: a matched-pair comparison study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013 Nov 1;38(23):2049-55
Seng C, Siddiqui MA, Wong KP, Zhang K, Yeo W, Tan SB, Yue WM
7) Pre-operative risk factors for recurrence of Giant cell tumours of the bone. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong) 2014 Apr;22(1):108-10
Siddiqui MA, Seng C, Tan MH
8) Spontaneous disruption of the bilateral knee extensor mechanism: A report of 2 cases. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong) 2015 Aug;23(2):262-6.
Seng C, Lim Yi-Jia, Pang HN
9) Does Navigation Improve Accuracy of Placement of Pedicle Screws in Single Level Lumbar Degenerative Spondylolisthesis? - A Comparison Between Free-hand and 3D O-Arm Navigation Techniques. J Spinal Disord Tech.2015 Oct;28(8):E472-7
Tow BP, Yue WM, Srivastava A, Lai JM, Guo CM, Peng BC, Chen JL, Yew AK, Seng C, Tan SB.
10) Restoring the position of the sesamoid in Scarf osteotomy- A learning curve. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2015 Nov-Dec;54(6):1089-92
Seng C, Derek C Ho, W Yeo, Chong KW.
11) Outcomes and survivorship of unicondylar knee arthroplasty in patients with severe deformity. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2017 Mar;25(3):639-644
Seng C, Yeo SJ, Ho C Derek, Chong HC, Chia SL, Lo NN Winner of 2012 Japan Orthopaedic Association Travelling Award, Poster presentation
12) Ultrasonic percutaneous tenotomy for recalcitrant lateral elbow tendinopathy- Sustainability and sonographic progression at 3 years. The American journal of Sports medicine 2016 Feb;44(2):504-10
Seng C, Mohan P Chandra, Koh SB Joyce, Howe TS, Lim YG, Lee PH Brian, Morrey Bernard Podium presentation at ICSES 2016, Jeju, Korea
13) Pre- operative anemia, functional outcomes and QOL after hip fracture surgery. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 Aug;66(8):1524-1531. Epub 2018 Aug 8.
Sim YE, Sim SD, Seng C, Howe TS, Koh SB, Abdullah HR
14) Zoonosis: an unusual case of chronic osteomyelitis. Singapore Med J. 2019 Jul;60(7):379-381. doi: 10.11622/smedj.2019076
Ng QX, Seng C, Chan FZY, Yeo WS
15) Effect of Severity of Deformity on Clinical Outcomes of Scarf Osteotomies. Foot Ankle Int. 2020 Mar 4:1071100720907387. doi: 10.1177/1071100720907387
Law GW, Tay KS, Lim JWS, Zhang KT, Seng C, Yeo NEM, Koo K, Rikhraj IS

Dr Seng has performed more than 1,000 surgeries and returned patients to the quality of life and activities that they love.
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