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Adj Asst Prof Amritpal Singh

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  • Division of Hip & Knee Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
  • Consultant, Division of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
  • Consultant, Division of Hip & Knee Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National University Hospital
  • Consultant, Division of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National University Hospital
  • Adjunct Associate Professor
  • Head of Division (Hip & Knee)


MBBS(S’pore), MRCSEd (UK), MMed (Ortho Surg), FRCSEd(Ortho Surg)


Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Disciplines/Programmes:

General Orthopaedics, Hip & Knee Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery (Bones, Joints & Spine), Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery, Sports Medicine & Surgery

Special Interests:

Hip & Knee Surgery, Robotic Hip and Knee Arthroplasty, Knee Instability (Ligament Surgery), Knee Meniscus Tears, Knee Osteotomy, Revision Hip and Knee Joint Replacement ​Musculoskeletal Trauma, Pelvis Trauma, Upper and Lower Limb Trauma, Fracture Non-union, Fracture related Infection


Adjunct Assistant Professor Amritpal Singh is the Head of Division and Consultant for the Division of Hip & Knee Surgery at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital and a Consultant in the Hip & Knee Division in National University Hospital. He is also a Consultant in the Division of Trauma, in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital.
Adj Asst Prof Amritpal obtained his medical degree and his Master of Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery) from the National University of Singapore. He has been a fully registered medical practitioner since 2011. He has also obtained fellowship with the Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh and is accredited as a specialist by the Specialist Accreditation Board in 2019.

Adj Asst Prof Amritpal completed his further fellowship training in Australia over a year. He did his Hip & Knee Adult Reconstruction and Sports Arthroscopy Fellowship in Sydney at the Northern Beaches Hospital and Mater Hospital under Dr David Dickison. He completed his fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma at the prestigious Royal Melbourne Hospital. He has special interests in robotic surgery of the hip and knee and minimally invasive surgery. He also has a special interest in hip fracture surgery advocating for early surgery and rehabilitation.

As a post-fellowship trained consultant, Adj Asst Prof Amritpal contributes to the community in several impactful ways. He has raised awareness about hip and knee joint health by creating educational forms and videos for the public. He also developed new analgesia guidelines for hip fracture patients with renal impairment, helping improve care for this vulnerable population. Through his clinical expertise and passion for education, he makes valuable contributions that enhance the health and wellbeing of the community.

Aside from clinical work, Adj Asst Prof Singh is actively involved in undergraduate medical education at the National University of Singapore and was appointed as Adjunct Assistant Professor by Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. He is well-published in peer-reviewed scientific journals and has presented at both local and overseas conferences. In his free time, he likes spending time with his family and playing soccer.

Journals & Publications

  1. Singh A, Wei DT, Lin CTP, Liang S, Goyal S, Tan KA, Chin BZ, Krishna L. Concomitant meniscal injury in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction does not lead to poorer short-term post-operative outcomes. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2018 Apr;26(4):1266-1272. doi: 10.1007/s00167-017-4635-2. Epub 2017 Jul 15. PMID: 28712027
  2. Singh A, Jiong Hao JT, Wei DT, Liang CW, Murphy D, Thambiah J, Chee YH. Gustilo IIIB Open Tibial Fractures: An Analysis of Infection and Nonunion Rates. Indian J Orthop. 2018 Jul-Aug;52(4):406-410. doi: 10.4103/ortho.IJOrtho_369_16.
  3. Chen YS, Singh A, Long YA, Chee YH. ‘How to deal with this, that and the other?' An orthopaedic surgeon's unexpected encounter with a trio of problems in an elderly man. BMJ Case Rep. 2014 Nov 9;2014. pii: bcr2014206274. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2014-206274
  4. Chen Y, Chua KH, Singh A, Tan JH, Chen X, Tan SH, Tai BC, Lingaraj K. Outcome of Single-Bundle Hamstring Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Using the Anteromedial Versus the Transtibial Technique: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Arthroscopy. 2015 Sep;31(9):1784-94. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2015.06.001.PMID: 26354196
  5. Krishna L, Panjwani T, Mok YR, Lin Wong FK, Singh A, Toh SJ. Use of the 5-Strand Hamstring Autograft Technique in Increasing Graft Size in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.
    Arthroscopy. 2018 Sep;34(9):2633-2640. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2018.03.026. Epub 2018 May 24. PMID: 29804953
  6. Singh A, Lim A, Lau PH, G O‘Neill. The Epidemiology of Pelvic and Acetabular Fractures in a Tertiary Hospital in Singapore. Singapore Medical Journal: SMJ-2019-133R2
  7. Krishna L, C X Chan, L Lokaiah, D Chinnasamy, S Goyal, M Wang, Singh A. Five-strand versus four-strand hamstring autografts in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction - A prospective randomized controlled study
    Arthroscopy. 2020 Aug 20;S0749-8063(20)30690-3. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2020.08.012. PMID: 32828934

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