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Dr Seow Kang Hong

Dr Seow Kang Hong
Dr Seow Kang Hong
  • Centre For Orthopaedics & Hip & Knee Surgery


    3 Mount Elizabeth #16-10
    Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
    Singapore 228510

    6738 2629
  • Centre For Orthopaedics And Hip And Knee Surgery


    Blk 319 Joo Chiat Place # 05-06/07 Parkway East Medical Centre
    Singapore 427989

  • Centre For Orthopaedics And Hip And Knee Surgery


    38 Irrawaddy Road #10-34/35
    Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
    Singapore 329563

    6684 5829
  • Specialty

    • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Qualifications

    • MBBS
    • FRCS (Edinburgh)
    • FRCS (Glasgow)
    • FAMS (Orthopaedic Surgery)
  • Languages Spoken

    • Cantonese
    • English
    • Hokkien
    • Indonesian
    • Mandarin


  • Dr Seow Kang Hong is an orthopaedic surgeon with about 25 years of experience in the field. He currently practices at his clinics at Mount Elizabeth, Mount Elizabeth Novena and Parkway East Hospitals and specialises in the treatment of knee and hip-related conditions, performing about 150 knee and hip-related surgeries each year.
  • Dr Seow graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the National University of Singapore (MBBS) in 1974. Following that, he underwent basic training, completed specialty training and was subsequently admitted as a Fellow to the Royal College of Surgeons in Orthopaedic Surgery (FRCS Edinburgh and Glasgow). Later, he was inducted as a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery), Singapore in 1984.
  • Prior to setting up his private practice, Dr Seow joined the Singapore General Hospital (SGH) as a consultant in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in 1989. He was appointed Deputy Head of the department in 1998 and was concurrently appointed as Director to its Adult Reconstruction Service till 2002, where he was instrumental in bringing the department to new heights. While at SGH, Dr Seow has participated actively as a committee member with the Rehabilitation Centre Advisory Committee and the Blood Transfusion Committee.
  • Besides his commitment to his clinic and patients, Dr Seow spends time teaching and training the physicians and Orthopaedic surgeons of the future. He currently serves as Clinical Teacher and Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine at the National University of Singapore and appointed supervisor for Advanced Specialty Training Programmes with the Academy of Medicine. He has also previously served as Honorary Professor to the Qingdao 2nd People’s Hospital, China in 1997.
  • In addition to that, Dr Seow’s vast knowledge and expertise in orthopaedic surgery has taken him to various overseas conferences in China, Vietnam, Pakistan and India where he has presented at events such as the Annual Scientific Meeting, the Shanghai Hip and Knee Symposium and the Scientific Meeting for the Arthroplasty Society. Dr Seow is also a widely published writer for a number of peer reviewed journals such as the Journal of Arthroplasty and the Annals Academy of Medicare, as well as a Guest Editor of the Orthopaedic Journal of China and Reviewer of the National Medical Research Council of Singapore from 2000 to 2005.


  • What sets Dr Seow apart from many physicians and surgeons is his commitment to service. He has received the SGH Service with a Heart Award in 1995 and 2010, the SGH CEO’s Service Award in 1997 and the Shatec Excellent Service Award (Silver) in 2004.