Shoulder Surgeon in Singapore

Dr James Tan Chung Hui

Dr James Tan Chung Hui

Senior Consultant

Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports & Exercise MedicineMBBS (S’pore), MRCS (Edin),MMed (Orth), FRCS Orth & Tr (Edin)

Dr James Tan is a highly skilled orthopaedic surgeon who is recognised for spearheading advanced and proven treatment techniques for shoulder pain and other shoulder conditions.

Orthopaedic Expertise in Shoulder Management

  • Member of the elite Asian Shoulder and Elbow Group
  • Founding member of the Singapore Shoulder and Elbow Society
  • Chaired and instructed at many workshops and seminars in China, South Korea, India, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore
  • Managed athletes & footballers from SG National Teams & Premier League

Singapore shoulder surgeon, Dr James Tan graduated from the NUS Faculty of Medicine and obtained Masters of Medicine (Orthopaedics). He is also a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh). He received further specialist training in the renowned Department of Sportsorthopaedics, Technical University of Munich, Germany, under the tutelage of Professor Andreas Imhoff.

With over 10 years’ experience in sports surgery and exercise medicine, Dr Tan has treated athletes from the Singapore National Teams and professional footballers from the Singapore Premier League and the Young Lions.

Dr Tan specializes in minimally invasive (key-hole) tendon and ligament repair, joint replacement and muscle-tendon transfers of the shoulder joint. A keen researcher, he has published several original research articles on the shoulder joint.

Dr Tan is the Principal Investigator of tissue engineering (bone, meniscus and tendon) projects awarded National Medical Research Council grants and collaborates with scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Technical University of Munich, A*Star, Osteopore and Trendlines Medical Singapore.

With a great passion for teaching, Dr Tan is appointed Adjunct Assistant Professor by the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore and Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine.

Dr Tan is fluent in English, Mandarin, Hokkien, Teochew, and Malay.

Get back to doing your favourite sports.

Our goal is to relieve any pain and help you improve your quality of life. For more assistance, please call +65 8028 4572 or leave us a message

Quantum Orthopaedics

Camden Medical

1 Orchard Boulevard, #09-06Singapore 248649

Mount Alvernia Hospital

820 Thomson RoadMedical Centre D #05-60Singapore 574623

Contact Information

Mobile : 8028 4572

Whatsapp : 8028 4572

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Operating Hours

Monday-Friday : 8:30am - 5:30pm

Saturday : 8:30am - 12:30pm

Sunday & Public Holiday : Closed