Dr Gowreeson Thevendran

Island Orthopaedics (Mount Alvernia Hospital)

820 Thomson Road #01-01/02 Mount Alvernia Medical Centre A Singapore 574623

Monday to Friday: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Saturday: 9.00 am – 1.00 pm
Sunday or Public Holidays: Closed

6356 0588

Island Orthopaedics (Mount Elizabeth Novena)

38 Irrawaddy Road #05-42 Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre Singapore 329563

Monday to Friday: 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Saturday: 9.00 am – 1.00 pm
Sunday or Public Holidays: Closed

6352 0529
Designation

Consultant Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon

Qualifications

MBChB(Bristol), Dip.Sports & Exercise Med (UK), FRCS.Ed (Trauma&Ortho ), FAMS (Singapore)

Conditions Treated
  • Foot, Ankle and Knee arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery for deformities and sports injuries
  • Knee and Hip replacement surgery, osteotomies, meniscus surgery and cruciate ligament reconstruction
  • Ankle medial and lateral ligament reconstructive surgery for ankle instability, syndesmotic injury
  • Minimally invasive bunion surgery
  • Surgery for lesser toe deformities
  • Upper and lower limb Fracture fixation surgery
  • Achilles tendon & peroneal tendon injuries
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Flat foot deformity counselling & correction
  • Foot, ankle and knee /patella arthritis
  • Management of diabetic foot deformities, ulcers, Charcot feet
Medical Philosophy

Treat every patient as if they were a family member. Care must be personalized to every patient who is empowered by good communication to jointly make the right decision for their condition.

Education
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, University of Bristol, England
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
  • Diplomate Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh
  • Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore
Background
  • Former Chief of Foot & Ankle Surgery, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore ( 2012 – 2016)
  • Former Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, Lead for Orthopaedic Curriculum, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University
  • Former Associate Programme Director, NHG Orthopaedic Residency Training Programme
Academic & Research Contribution

Updated list of scientific publications in the link below :

https://www.orthofootmd.com/publications/

Professional Memberships
  • Member Singapore Orthopaedic Asociation (SOA) and Singapore Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society
  • International Member and Singapore National Delegate, SICOT
  • Active member & teaching faculty for AO Trauma, AANA, AOFAS & SICOT
Achievements

Awards

  • 2015 European Foot & Ankle Society ‘Best Podium Presentation’ Award
  • 2013 Singapore Orthopaedic Association Junior Travelling Fellowship
  • 2012 NHG Critical Talent Special Recognition Award

Current International Portfolios

  • SICOT National Delegate for Singapore
  • Foot and Ankle Chairman for SICOT, 2018 – 2021.
  • Scientific Programme Chairman for SICOT, 2019–2021 (Societe Internationale de ChirurgieOrthopedique et de Traumatologie)
  • Foot and Ankle Specialty Committee Member, Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association (APOA)

Editorial Board Member / Reviewer of Scientific Journals

  • Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery ( Asia Pacific )
  • International Orthopaedics

Most recent International Speaking Engagements

  • SICOT Global Orthopaedic Leaders webinar, Oct 2020
  • British Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (BOFAS) webinar on COVID & its impact on Orthopaedic Practice webinar, Sept 2020
  • SICOT -IFFAS Chronic Repetitive Sports Injuries webinar, August 2020
  • Indian Foot & Ankle Society Virtual Congress, Aug 2020 (International Faculty)
  • ​​International Faculty, Bihar Orthopaedic Association, India, April 2020
  • International Faculty, 2020 Global Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Congress @ Steps2Walk, April 2020