Dr Lai Kah Weng

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 to 1.00 pm
Sunday or Public Holidays: Closed

6352 0529

Island Orthopaedics (Mount Elizabeth Hospital)

3 Mount Elizabeth #05-08 Mount Elizabeth Orchard Medical Centre Singapore 228510

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

6737 5683

Island Orthopaedics (Gleneagles Medical Centre)

6 Napier Road #02-16 Gleneagles Medical Centre Singapore 258499

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

6474 5488
Designation

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Qualifications

MBBS (Singapore), DAvMed (UK), MRCS (Edinburgh), Mmed (Ortho) (Singapore), FRCSEd (Ortho)

Conditions Treated
  • Sports injuries of the knee, shoulder, ankle and hip joints
  • Upper and lower limb trauma
  • Osteoarthritis of the knee and hip joints
  • Cartilage wear and tear
  • Back and neck pain
  • Hand conditions – trigger finger, carpal tunnel, wrist pain
  • Skin lumps and bumps
Achievements

Stewart Memorial Prize in Aviation Medicine, London, 2002

Medical Philosophy

“Movement is Life, Life is Movement!”

Education
  • Singapore Armed Forces (Medicine) scholarship, National University of Singapore
  • Fellow, The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK, 2012
  • Fellow, Orthopaedic Knee Arthroscopy, Arthroplasty and Trauma, Sydney Orthopaedic Research Institute, Royal North Shore Hospital, Australia, 2014
Background
  • National University Hospital, Singapore, 2013 and rotated amongst Singapore’s restructured hospitals during orthopaedic residency
  • Former Flight Surgeon, Aviation Medicine, Republic of Singapore Airforce
Academic & Research Contributions
  • Presented at international and local orthopaedic meetings
  • Former Faculty, Post-graduate Orthopaedic Residency Training, National University Hospital, Singapore
  • Currently developing an advanced-diagnostics medical device to improve post-surgery outcomes, funded by Enterprise Singapore
Professional Memberships
  • Chairman, Alumni Association
  • Registered Orthopaedic Specialist, with the Singapore Medical Council
  • Co-chairman, Scientific Committee for Singapore Orthopaedic Association’s Annual Scientific Meeting
  • Member, Singapore Orthopaedic Association