Meet Our Doctor

Dr Dennis Ng Zhaowen

  • Senior Consultant Orthopaedic Specialist
MBBS (Singapore)
FRCSEdOrth (Gold Medal Award)

Before private practice, Dr Dennis Ng was the former Deputy Head of the Shoulder & Elbow Division and Sports Knee Division in National University Hospital.

He completed his fellowship at the prestigious Fowler Kennedy Sports Medicine Centre in London, Ontario, Canada, and has rich experience treating professional athletes and returning them to sports.

Special Areas of Interests & Common Procedures

  • Shoulder – Frozen shoulder release, Rotator cuff repair, SLAP/Labrum repair, Shoulder stabilization etc 
  • Knee – ACL Reconstruction, Meniscus repair, Cartilage resurfacing, Knee preservation 
  • Elbow – Tennis elbow release, Ligament repair / reconstruction 
  • Ankle – Ligament repair / reconstruction, stabilization

Education & Specialist Training

  • MBBS  (Singapore)
  • MRCS (Edinburgh)
  • MMED (Ortho)
  • FRCS (Edinburgh)
  • Gold Medallist for FRCS Exam
  • Health Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) fellowship by MOH

Awards & Professional Appointments

  • Gold Medal Award for Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons Examination
  • Former Deputy Head Of The Shoulder and Elbow Division, Key Member Of The Sports Medicine Division In National University Hospital
  • Previous Core Faculty for the NUH Residency Program
  • Organising Committee for the National Shoulder and Knee Arthroscopy Course
  • Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore

About Dr Dennis Ng

Dr Dennis Ng Zhaowen is a Senior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with main interest in Sports, Shoulder and Knee conditions, with extensive experience treating professional athletes.

He was the Deputy Head of the Shoulder & Elbow Division and Sports Knee Division in National University Hospital before moving on to private practice. 

Common conditions that he treats include frozen shoulder, rotator cuff tears, shoulder impingement, shoulder dislocation and instability, shoulder arthritis, upper limb fractures, tennis elbow, as well as knee conditions such as knee cartilage injury, ligament tears (ACL), meniscus tears and knee arthritis.

Minimally invasive techniques are used for better surgical outcomes and reduced downtime. Patients include national athletes for sports such as basketball, soccer, judo, rugby, rock climbing and cycling etc.

Dr Dennis Ng Zhaowen received the Gold Medal Award for being the top candidate in the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons Examination (FRCSEd Orth). He was also awarded the Human Manpower Development Plan scholarship from the Ministry of Health and underwent subspecialty training at the esteemed Fowler Kennedy Sports Medicine Clinic, Ontario, Canada. He has extensive experience with the management of sports injuries, having treated professional athletes in North America.

As a firm believer in the training of younger surgeons, Dr Ng was a Core Faculty for the NUH Residency Program, and part of the Organising Committee for the National Shoulder and Knee Arthroscopy Course. He was conferred the title of Assistant Professor by the National University of Singapore and was also appointed to various positions at the institution. These included Patient Safety Officer, and Clinical Documentation and DRG Coding Clinician Champion.

He was also responsible for supervising and mentoring residents posted to the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NUH. In May 2018, he was the Co-Convenor for the Joint Specialty Fellowship Examination in Orthopaedic Surgery. Besides postgraduate teaching, Dr Ng was also involved with undergraduate teaching in clinics and tutorial sessions. He was the Convenor for AY17/18 – 3rd Professional MBBS Examinations and was regularly involved as an invigilator for the MBBS Phase III and V examinations.

Besides his clinical duties, Dr Dennis Ng has also contributed to the scientific literature of Orthopaedic Surgery with published papers and abstracts presented at local and international medical conferences.

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    Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre

    38 Irrawaddy Road #08-41
    Singapore 329563

    Monday – Friday: 9am – 1pm; 2pm – 5pm
    Saturday: 9am – 1pm
    Sunday & PH: CLOSED

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    Gleneagles Medical Center

    6 Napier Road #07-15
    Singapore 258499

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    Saturday: 9am – 1pm
    Sunday & PH: CLOSED

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