Dr Chia Shi-Lu - Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr Chia Shi-Lu

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Medical Reviewer


Orthopaedic Surgery


Cantonese, English, French, Hokkien, Malay, Mandarin, Teochew



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Awards and honours

  • 2022
    Duke-NUS Medical School Long Service Award
  • 2021
    Healthcare Heroes Award
  • 2017
    Singapore General Hospital 20-Year Long Service Award

Research & publications

Chia, S., et al. (2009). Fibroblast growth factor 2 is an intrinsic chondroprotective agent that suppresses ADAMTS-5 and delays cartilage degradation in murine osteoarthritis. Arthritis & Rheumatism, 60(7), 2019–2027.

Chia, S., et al. (2012). Evaluation of the relationship between anteroposterior translation of a posterior cruciate ligament-retaining total knee replacement and functional outcome. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 94-B(10), 1362–1365.

Chia, S., et al. (2013). The radiological outcomes of patient-specific instrumentation versus conventional total knee arthroplasty. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy, 22(3), 630–635.

Chia, S., et al. (2013). Fasciotomy and surgical tenotomy for recalcitrant lateral elbow tendinopathy. American Journal of Sports Medicine, 41(3), 636–644.

Chia, S., et al. (2006). Biodegradable elastomeric polyurethane membranes as chondrocyte carriers for cartilage repair. Tissue Engineering, 12(7), 1945–1953.

Chia, S., et al. (2018). Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty Achieves Greater Flexion With No Difference in Functional Outcome, Quality of Life, and Satisfaction vs Total Knee Arthroplasty in Patients Younger Than 55 Years. A Propensity Score–Matched Cohort Analysis. Journal of Arthroplasty, 33(2), 355–361.

Chia, S., et al. (2016). Obesity and the absence of trochlear dysplasia increase the risk of revision in patellofemoral arthroplasty. Knee, 23(2), 331–337.

Chia, S., et al. (2012a). Adult Reconstruction Surgery: The Knee. In Mercer’s Textbook of Orthopaedics and Trauma (10th ed.). CRC Press.

Contact for international patients

Parkway Support Centre


Activ Orthopaedic Centre

3 Mount Elizabeth #17-09
Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
SG 228510