Our Doctor
Dr Chong Keen Wai graduated and obtained his postgraduate Masters in Orthopaedic Surgery from the National University of Singapore. In addition he also obtained his Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He was subsequently awarded a Singapore government grant (HMDP) and further trained in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery as well as trauma and reconstructive surgery in Germany.
Prior to leaving for private practice, Dr Chong was Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in the Singapore General Hospital. During this time, he received his "long service award" and multiple "service awards" annually.  He also established the "foot and ankle fellowship training program" in the Singapore General Hospital and has trained many regional surgeons. Dr Chong is an active faculty member of AOTrauma (Arbeitgemeineshaft fur Osteosynthesefrage) and has been awarded "Gold membership" status for his contributions. He is also a member of the Dragon total knee replacement study which involves about twenty surgeons from across Asia. During the 2014 WTA Finals tennis tournament in Singapore which involves the world's top female tennis professionals, Dr Chong was the tournament physician.
Dr Chong's main work is in correction of leg, foot and ankle deformities, total knee and total ankle arthroplasty, sports injuries of the foot and ankle, and minimally invasive foot and ankle surgery. These include tendon endoscopic procedures, ankle and lower-ankle (subtalar) joint arthroscopy. In addition, he is a key opinion leader in Asia Pacific on the use of radiofrequency coblation technology in the minimally invasive treatment of tendon injuries and heel pain.
Dr Chong is Chairman of the Orthopaedic Foot Ankle Society Singapore and a member of the International AO (Association for Osteosynthesis) Foot Ankle Education Task Force.
Dr Chong remains a visiting consultant to Singapore General Hospital. His main responsibilities as a visiting consultant is to provide subspecialty consults for the public patients and perform complex surgeries. He also remains Adj Asst Professor at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School where he continues to teach the next generation of doctors.
  • MBBS - National University of Singapore
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Master of Medicine - National University of Singapore
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in Orthopaedic Surgery
  • HMDP Fellow - Foot and Ankle Surgery, and Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery, The Universitaetsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus, Germany
  • AO Clinical Fellow -  Trauma Surgery, Royal Airforce Hospital, Thailand
  • Adj. Asst. Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
  • Visiting Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine
  • AO Trauma Asia Pacific  - Past Country Council Member
  • AO Trauma Singapore - Past Chairman
  • Management Committee - Medical Alumni Association, 1999 - 2000, 2000 - 2001, 2001 - 2002, 2002 - 2003, 2011-2012
  • Chairman - Young Alumni Chapter, Medical Alumni Association (YACAA), 2000 - 2001,   2001 - 2002, 2002 - 2003
  • Past Chairman - Alumni Association of the King Edward VII College of Medicine and the Faculties of  Medicine, Universities of Malaya and Singapore (Southern Branch)
  • Chairperson, Orthopaedic Foot Ankle Society Singapore
  • Member of AO (Association for Osteosynthesis) Foot Ankle Educational Task Force
  • President, Asia Pacific Society for Foot Ankle Surgeons
Research Interests
Dr Chong has written extensively. His main research interests is ankle and foot injuries. Some of his research publications are included here.

Practice Information