Dr Ang Chia Liang
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Singapore
Dr Ang has more than 17 years of Orthopaedic experience. He has performed more than 6000 orthopaedic surgeries and more than 1500 knee surgeries. He has particular expertise in Knee, Hip, and Shoulder conditions and he sub-specialises in Minimally Invasive treatment of joint conditions, joint replacements, and fractures.
Dr Ang treats his patients using a variety of non-surgical and surgical methods. His philosophy emphasizes individualising each Patient's treatment method in order to achieve the best recovery outcomes and to meet the Patient's expectations.
He is an expert in Key-Hole (Arthroscopic) surgeries of the Knee, Hip, Shoulder and Ankle. He has performed complex knee and hip joint replacements for patients up to 90 years old.
Besides clinical work, Dr Ang frequently conducts workshops for General Practitioners, and gives public and corporate talks. He also frequently hosts regional doctors on learning trips to Singapore.
Dr Ang graduated from the National University of Singapore. He has worked at Singapore General Hospital, The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in UK and was a Fellow of the American Orthopaedic Association. He has published widely and has authored numerous chapters on Knee Replacements and Knee Arthroscopy.
Dr Ang was a National Junior Squash player and has represented Singapore in competitions in India and Hong Kong.
MBBS - Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery, National University of Singapore
MRCS (Ed) - Member of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
ECFMG - Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates certified, United States of America
MMed (Ortho) - Master of Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery), National University of Singapore
FRCSEd (Ortho) - Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Scotland, United Kingdom
Senior Consultant, Centurion Orthopaedic Centre
Member, Singapore Medical Association
Member, Singapore Orthopaedic Association
Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Member, Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association Knee & Hip Section
Member, British Orthopaedic Oncology Society
Fellow, The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Fellow, American Orthopaedic Association-ASEAN Fellowship
Lecturer, Nanyang Polytechnic Advanced Diploma in Nursing Course
Clinical Tutor, National University of Singapore Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Latest 10 Publications
1. Lim JB, Ang CL, Pang HN. Acetabular prosthetic protrusio after bipolar hemi-arthroplasty of the hip: case report and review of the literature. J Orthop Case Rep 2016;6(3):28-31.
2. Zhu M, Ang CL, Yeo SJ, Lo NN, Chia SL, Chong HC. Minimally invasive computer-assisted total knee arthroplasty compared with conventional total knee arthroplasty: A prospective 9-year follow-up. J Arthroplasty 2016;31(5):1000-4.
3. Ho SWL, Ang CL, Ding CSL, Barkham T, Teoh LC. Necrotizing fasciitis caused by Cryptococcus gattii. Am J Orthopaedics 2015;44(12):E517-22.
4. Ang CL, Yeo SJ. Quality of cementation in conventional versus minimally invasive total knee arthroplasty. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong) 2016;24(1):7-11.
5. Teo EY, Ang CL, Sathappan SS. A variant of patellar clunk syndrome after bilateral total knee arthroplasty: clinical manifestations and arthroscopic images. Orthop Surg 2014;6(4):326-8. Doi: 10.1111/os.12142.
7. Ang CL, Fook S, Chia SL, Chin PL, Lo NN, Yeo SJ. Unconstrained arthroplasty in type II valgus knees: posterior stabilized or cruciate retaining? Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 2014;22:666-73. doi: 10.1007/s00167-013-2677-7.
8. Ang CL, Phak-Boon Tow B, Fook S, Guo CM, Chen JL, Yue WM, Tan SB. Minimally invasive compared with open lumbar laminotomy: no functional benefits at 6 or 24 months after surgery. Spine J 2013. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2013.07.461.
9. Ang CL, Lim YJ. Recurrent admissions for diabetic foot complications. Malaysian Orthopaedic Journal 2013;7(3):21-6.
10. Ang CL, Foo LS, Sun S, Kesavan S. Positive ProbeTecTM tests in fresh specimens from malignant musculoskeletal tumours: a case series. Orthopaedic Surgery 2013;5(1):29-32. doi: 10.1111/os.12014.