Dr. Eugene Wong Li Wen

Speciality
Spine Surgery
Clinic
Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur
Location
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Language(s)
Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese, Chinese (Hokkien), Malaysian

Conditions Treated

Achilles tendon injuries, Acute pain, Ankle injuries and disorders, Torn ACL (Anterior cruciate ligament injuries), Arthritis, Athletic foot injuries, Back injuries, Back pain, Bone and joint injuries, Bone deformities, Bone infections, Bursitis, Carpal tunnel syndrome, Cartilage disorders, Causalgia, Cellulitis, Cervical spine disorders, Chondromalacia patellae, Clavicle injuries, Degenerative disc diseases, Degenerative spinal diseases, Distal radius fractures, Elbow injuries and disorders, Foot injuries and disorders, Fractures, Hand injuries and disorders, Head and spine trauma, Heel injuries and disorders, Herniated disk, Hip and knee disorders, Hip injuries and disorders, Hip osteoarthritis, Joint dislocations, Joint disorders, Joint injuries, Joint pain, Knee osteoarthritis, Leg injuries and disorders, Ligament injuries , Meniscal tears, Musculoskeletal cancer, Musculoskeletal disorders, Neck injuries and disorders , Neck pain, Nerve disorders, Non-surgical shoulder problems, Orthopedic deformities, Orthopedic diseases, Orthopedic trauma, Osteoarthritis (OA), Osteoporosis , Pediatric orthopedic disorders, Pelvic trauma, Rotator cuff tears, Sciatica, Slipped disc, Spinal cord injuries, Spinal deformity, Spinal disc herniation, Spinal infections, Spondylolisthesis, Spondylosis, Tailbone disorders , Toe injuries and disorders, Toenail problems , Torn cartilage, Torn ligaments

Procedures Performed

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery, Anterior segment surgery, Anterior spinal surgery, Arthroplasty (joint replacement surgery), Arthroscopic knee surgery, Arthroscopic shoulder surgery, Arthroscopic surgery and ligament reconstruction, Arthroscopic, chondroplasty and microfractures for osteoarthritis, Arthroscopy, Autologous stem cell transplantation therapy, Back and neck rehabilitation, Brachial plexus surgery, Bunion surgery, Carpal tunnel release, Cartilage and ligament reconstruction, Cartilage repair, Cervical and lumbar disc surgery, Cervical spine arthroplasty, Cervical spine fusion, Deformity corrective surgery, Degenerative spine reconstruction, Disc replacement surgery, Disc surgery, Discectomy surgery, Elbow arthroscopy, Endoscopic spine surgery, Facet joint injections (intra articular and medial branch blocks) , Flexor tendon injuries, Foot and ankle surgery, Fracture fixation, Full endoscopic lumbar and cervical surgery, Hand and arm reconstructive surgery , Hand surgery, Hand trauma and peripheral nerve microsurgery , Hip arthroplasty revision surgery, Hip replacement surgery (hip arthroplasty), Hip resurfacing arthroplasty, Hip surgery, Ilizarov procedures, Image-guided spine surgery, Image-guided surgery (IGS), Instability surgery, Instrumentation and fixation in spinal trauma , Instrumentation for low back problems including spondylolisthesis , Knee arthroplasty revision surgery, Knee disorders, treatment & rehabilitation, Knee replacement surgery (knee arthroplasty), Knee surgery, Laparoscopic (minimally invasive) surgery, Lower back surgery, Lumbar spinal & hip surgery, Meniscus repair surgery, Microsurgery, Minimal access interbody fusion, Minimal access spinal technologies (MAST), Minimal invasive surgery, Minimally invasive foot and ankle surgery, Minimally invasive spine surgery, Multiple knee ligament reconstruction, Nerve compression release, Nerve conduction study (NCS), Nucleoplasty, Orthopedic surgery, Orthopedic trauma surgery, Osteoarthritis surgery, Osteoporosis treatment, Osteoporosis vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty (Lifting the roof of collapsed vertebra by injecting bone cement) , Pediatric orthopedic surgery, Pedicle screw fixation for spine injuries, Percutaneous pedicular screw with minimally invasive inter-body fusion, Percutaneous spinal disc decompression, Percutaneous spinal pain management, Percutaneous vertebroplasty, Post operative pain management, Posterior instrumentation technique for degenerative lumbar spine, Posterior lumbar spine instrumentation and anterior approach to L2 burst fracture on life surgery, Posterior spinal correction for scoliosis, Presurgical orthopedics for cleft infants, Radiofrequency neuroablation, Reconstructive hand surgery, Reconstructive hip surgery, Reconstructive knee surgery, Reconstructive surgery, Robotics assisted surgery, Rotator cuff repair surgery, Scoliosis surgery, Shoulder replacement surgery, Shoulder surgery, Soft stabilisation for the lumbar spine, Soft tissue injection, Soft tissue repair, Spinal column surgery , Spinal cord stimulator implantations, Spinal decompression surgery, Spinal deformity surgery, Spinal fusion surgery, Spinal neurosurgery with primary focus on instrumentation , Spine biopsy, Spine instrumentation, Spine surgery, Sports surgery, Stem cell therapy, Thoracoscopic spine surgery, Thoracoscopy, Total disc replacement surgery, Trauma surgery, Vertebroplasty / Kyphoplasty surgery

Statement

Dr Eugene Wong is currently an Adult and Pediatric Spine and Orthopaedic Surgeon working at the iHEAL Medical Centre in Kuala Lumpur. He trained as an Orthopaedic Surgeon at the University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur. Prior to obtaining his specialist degree he has worked at various government hospitals in Malaysia – Alor Setar Hospital, Kuala Lumpur General Hospital, Putrajaya Hospital and Sungai Buloh Hospital. He specializes in complex disorders of the entire spine in adult and pediatric patients. His interests lie in the treatment of all aspects of cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spinal disorders focusing on minimally and less invasive surgical techniques, adult and paediatric spine deformity, complex cervical and lumbar reconstructions, spinal tumour surgery and degenerative cervical and lumbar conditions. He has a special interest in spine-hip syndrome cases and is trained in hip arthroscopy and minimally invasive anterior total hip replacement. Dr Wong is Fellowship trained in Spine Surgery at various eminent centres in Singapore, Australia and USA. He spent 6 months at the National University Hospital in Singapore with Professor HK Wong acquiring specialized techniques in microscopic spine surgery, disc replacement surgery and thoracoscopic scoliosis surgery. He then spent a year at Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Calvary Private in Adelaide, Australia with Dr OL Osti. Various specialized techniques of nonfusion instrumentation, radiofrequency cervical and lumbar facet denervation and Transforaminal Interbody Fusion TLIF was acquired. Further training and experience was acquired at the Austin Health and Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia for 18 months. He pursued a combined Neurosurgical and Orthopaedic Spine Fellowship Programme with Mr Peter Wilde, Mr David de La Harpe and Mr Myron Rogers. A vast experience in spinal trauma and tumour surgery was attained. Deformity surgery experience was further acquired at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia with Mr Peter Turner. He then went on to spend 18 months in Atlanta, USA at the Veteran Affairs Medical Centre and Emory University with Professor Scott Boden. He then returned to work at a Level 1 trauma centre specializing in orthopaedic and pelvic trauma injuries at the Alfred Hospital, Melbourne. Vast experience was gained in managing polytraumatized patients. During his training in orthopaedic and spine surgery he has visited many prominent surgeons at various centres namely Prof Oliver Gonschorek at Berufsgenossenschaftliche Unfallklinik, Murnau Trauma Center in Germany; Dr Anthony T Yeung at the Arizona Institute of Minimally Invasive Spine Care in Phoenix, Arizona, USA ; Dr Larry Khoo at LA Spine Clinic, California, USA; Dr Karl Mahr at Sozialmedizinisches Zentrum Ost Vienna, Austria; Prof Petr Suchomel at Regional Hospital Liberec in Prague Czech Republic ; Dr Pierre Pries at University Hospital of Poitiers, Poitiers France; Prof Gilles Perrin at Université Claude Bernard in Lyon, France; Dr Stefan Kroppenstedt at Universitätsklinikum Charite,Berlin, Germany; Prof. Christian Woiciechowsky at St. Marien Krankenhaus Lankwitz Berlin Germany , Dr Neel Anand at the Cedars-Sinai Institute for Spinal Disorders, Los Angeles USA and Prof. Avinash Patwardhan at the Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital Rehabilitation Research & Development ,Chicago Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, USA and the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital in Dallas, USA. He was the Malaysian Orthopaedic Association (MOA) Ambassador to the 25th Annual Congress of The Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association in 2005 and twice nominated for the Traveling Fellowship for the Japanese Spine Research Society (JSRS) 2005 and 2006 to Japan. Dr Eugene Wong has great interest in education and research. He has given numerous presentations at both national and international level meetings. His interest includes teaching surgical anatomy having qualified with the Postgraduate Diploma of Surgical Anatomy from the University of Melbourne. He is an active member of various societies which include the Malaysian Medical Association, Academy of Medicine Malaysia, SICOT, American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA), North American Spine Society (NASS) and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. (AAOS)

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License Number

35654,

Specialist Certifications & Fellowships

Orthopaedic Surgery, Ministry of Health Malaysia (MOH), Malaysia, 2005

Post Graduate Clinical Training

Clinical Fellow in Spinal Surgery, Spinal Unit, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National University Hospital, Singapore., 2006

Clinical & Research Fellow in Spinal Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, Adelaide. Calvary Hospital, North Adelaide, Australia, 2007-2008

Clinical Fellow in Spinal Surgery, Combined Fellowship Program, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Neurosurgery, Austin Health, Melbourne, Australia., 2008-2009

Clinical Spinal Fellow, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia., 2008-2009

Visiting Scholar & Postdoctoral Spine Fellow, Emory University & Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 2009-2011

Fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma, Alfred Health ,Melbourne, Australia, 2011

Postgraduate Diploma in Surgical Anatomy, University of Melbourne, 2009

Medical School

MBBS, 1999

Memberships

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

North American Spine Society

Orthopaedic Research Society

American Society for Bone & Mineral Research

American Anatomists Association

Arthroscopy Association of North America

American Spinal Injury Association

Société Internationale de Chirurgie Orthopédique et de Traumatologie

International Association for the Study of Pain

Academy of Medicine Malaysia

Malaysian Orthopaedic Association

International Association for the Study of Pain

Awards

Traveling Fellowship to Japan Spine 2005 The 34th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Spine Research Society, Sendai, Japan, 2005

Malaysian Orthopaedic Association MOA Ambassador to the 25th Annual Congress of The Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association , Hong Kong, 2005

Traveling Fellowship to Japan Spine 2006 The 35th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Spine Research Society , Tokyo, Japan, 2006

Orthopedic Trauma Association OTA Scholarship for the Comprehensive Fracture Course , Chicago, USA, 2010

Clinic Hours

Day Time Place
Monday 8am-5pm iHEAL Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur Level 7 & 8, Annexe Block, Menara IGB, Mid Valley City, Lingkaran Syed Putra, 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Tuesday 8am-5pm iHEAL Medical Centre iHEAL Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur Level 7 & 8, Annexe Block, Menara IGB, Mid Valley City, Lingkaran Syed Putra, 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Thursday 9am-1pm ANOC Neuroscience and Orthopaedic Centre Advanced Neuroscience and Orthopaedic Clinic Sdn. Bhd. Lot 2.02 East Wing, Level 2, Menara BRDB (Bandaraya Development Berhad), 285 Jalan Maarof Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA

Clinic Address

Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur
8, Jalan Bukit Pantai
Kuala Lumpur , 59100
Malaysia

Hospital Details

Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur

The Group's flagship hospital, Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur, has a proud history of serving the Malaysian public for over 30 years. It is strategically located close to the city centre and within the cosy residential neighbourhood of Bangsar. Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur is steadfast in the delivery of affordable services that are technologically appropriate, with emphasis on quality, innovation and health promotion. The hospital has structured its services to empower and enable the people to maintain the highest possible state of health and well being through its sophisticated centres of excellence. As a forerunner in the healthcare industry, Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur strongly supports the government's initiative to boost health tourism.


Hospital Data

Hospital type
General
Founded
1974
JCI accreditation
Yes
Ownership
Private
No. of Nurses
500
No. of beds
332
No. of Patients Treated Annually
> 500,000

Articles

  • Immediate Stability and Kinematics of Lumbar Interbody Constructs for Monosegmental Fusion : An Invitro Biomechanical Analysis JBJS Br Proceedings Oct 2006 ;88B:452
  •  Operative stabilization and fusion of neurologically unstable thoracolumbar burst fracture. Hong Kong Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 2004 Vol 8 Supplement ISSN 1028-2637
  • Successful revascularisation of near total amputation of the upper limb after ten hours of warm ischaemia. Med J Malaysia. 2005 Jun;60(2):218-21. PMID: 16114164
  • Shoulder arthrodesis in brachial plexus injuries--a review of six cases. Med J Malaysia. 2005 Jul;60 Suppl C:72-7.
  • Unstable Traumatic Injuries of the Cervicothoracic Junction. The Spine Journal Sept 2010 Volume 10 Number 9S
  • Is there a role for BMPs in spinal fusion surgery? Bone, Volume 44, Supplement 1, May 2009, page S159
  • APLAR Journal of Rheumatology 2006; 9 (Suppl. 1) Effectiveness of Hylan G-F 20 for knee osteoarthritis

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Papers & Reports

Immediate Stability and Kinematics of Lumbar Interbody Constructs for Monosegmental Fusion : An Invitro Biomechanical Analysis JBJS Br Proceedings Oct 2006 ;88B:452 Immediate Stability and Kinematics of Lumbar Interbody Constructs for Monosegmental Fusion : An Invitro Biomechanical Analysis JBJS Br Proceedings Oct 2006 ;88B:452  Operative stabilization and fusion of neurologically unstable thoracolumbar burst fracture. Hong Kong Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 2004 Vol 8 Supplement ISSN 1028-2637 Operative stabilization and fusion of neurologically unstable thoracolumbar burst fracture. Hong Kong Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 2004 Vol 8 Supplement ISSN 1028-2637 Successful revascularisation of near total amputation of the upper limb after ten hours of warm ischaemia. Med J Malaysia. 2005 Jun;60(2):218-21. PMID: 16114164 Successful revascularisation of near total amputation of the upper limb after ten hours of warm ischaemia. Med J Malaysia. 2005 Jun;60(2):218-21. PMID: 16114164 Shoulder arthrodesis in brachial plexus injuries--a review of six cases. Med J Malaysia. 2005 Jul;60 Suppl C:72-7. Shoulder arthrodesis in brachial plexus injuries--a review of six cases. Med J Malaysia. 2005 Jul;60 Suppl C:72-7. Unstable Traumatic Injuries of the Cervicothoracic Junction. The Spine Journal Sept 2010 Volume 10 Number 9S Unstable Traumatic Injuries of the Cervicothoracic Junction. The Spine Journal Sept 2010 Volume 10 Number 9S Is there a role for BMPs in spinal fusion surgery? Bone, Volume 44, Supplement 1, May 2009, page S159 Is there a role for BMPs in spinal fusion surgery? Bone, Volume 44, Supplement 1, May 2009, page S159 APLAR Journal of Rheumatology 2006; 9 (Suppl. 1) Effectiveness of Hylan G-F 20 for knee osteoarthritis APLAR Journal of Rheumatology 2006; 9 (Suppl. 1) Effectiveness of Hylan G-F 20 for knee osteoarthritis
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