Dr. Tan Chong Tien

MBBS (Australia) FRCS (Glasgow) FAMS (Singapore) Consultant Orthopaedic and Spine Surgeon

Orthopedic Surgery
Parkway Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Singapore, Singapore
Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Hokkien), Chinese (Mandarin), Chinese (Teochew), English, Indonesian

Conditions Treated

Back pain, Ruptured disk, Slipped disc

Procedures Performed

Cervical and lumbar disc surgery, Cervical spine fusion, Disc surgery, Laminectomy, Micro endoscopic discectomy, Microdiscectomy, Nucleoplasty, Reconstructive surgery, Scoliosis surgery, Spine surgery, Vertebroplasty / Kyphoplasty surgery

Dr. Tan Chong Tien
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License Number

02349C, Singapore

Specialist Certifications & Fellowships

Orthopedic Surgery, Singapore

Post Graduate Clinical Training

Houseman, Western General Hospital, Melbourne 1975

Paediatrics Residence 6 months, Queen Victoria Hospital, Melbourne

Obstetrics Residence 6 months, Queen Victoria Hospital, Melbourne

Paediatrics Residency, Queen Victoria Hospital, Melbourne

General Surgery 2 1/2 years, Changi Hospital, Toa Payoh Hospital and Singapore General Hospital

Orthopaedics 1 year, 'O' Unit, Singapore General Hospital

Registrar, Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tan Tock Seng Hospital 1981-1983

Registrar, Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital 1983

AO Fellowship Course in Chur Switzerland (One month)

Fellow at Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital London U.K. (Five months)

Fellow at Nuffield Orthopaedic Hospital Oxford UK.(Five months)

Registrar, Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery ‘O’, Singapore General Hospital 1984-1985

Senior Registrar, Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery ‘O’, Singapore General Hospital 1985-1986

Senior Registrar, Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery, Alexandra Hospital 1985-1986

Current, 1. Consultant of Orthopaedic & Spine Surgeon , Island Spine and Scoliosis, Mt Elizabeth Medical Centre since 2005

Current, Visiting Senior Consultant, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, KK Women’s Children’s Hospital since 2002-2005

Current, Visiting Consultant (Scoliosis Clinic), School Health Clinic, Institute of Health, Ministry of Health Singapore

Current, Visiting Consultant (Spine Service) Singapore General Hospital since 2005

Current, Clinical Senior Lecturer, National University of Singapore

Current Visiting Orthopaedic Specialist , Soldier Performance Centre Ministry of Defence Singapore since 2005

Current Visiting Professor, Taishan Medical College, Shandong, China since May 2000

Senior Visiting Consultant, Affiliated Hospital of Taishan Medical College, Taian, Shandong, China

Visiting Professor, Ningxia Medical College, Ningxia, China since 2001

Medical School

Monash University, Melbourne, Australia 1974

FRCS 1981 (Glasgow)

FAMS Academy of Medicine Singapore (Orthopaedic Surgery) 1987


Member of Singapore Orthopaedic Association

Fellow of Academy of Medicine Singapore (Orthopaedic Section) since 1987

Member of Asean Orthopaedic Association

Member of Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association

Fellow of Spine Section Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association since 1995

Member of Scoliosis Research Society since 1999

Member of Asian Academy of Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery since 2006

Secretary, Singapore Orthopaedic Association, 1986

Asean Orthopaedic Association Travelling Fellow 1985 - Singapore Representative

President, Singapore Orthopaedic Association for the year 2000-2001


ASEAN Orthopaedic Association - Junior Asean Travelling Fellowship 1985

ASEAN Orthopaedic Association - American Orthopaedic Association Travelling Fellowship 1994

Asean Orthopaedic Association- Senior Asean Travelling Fellowship 2000

Clinic Hours

Day Time Place
Monday 09.00 - 13.00, 14.00 - 17.00 Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Tuesday 09.00 - 13.00, 14.00 - 17.00 Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Wednesday 09.00 - 13.00, 14.00 - 17.00 Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Thursday 09.00 - 13.00, 14.00 - 17.00 Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Thursday 09.00 - 13.00, 14.00 - 17.00 Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Saturday 09.00 - 13.00 Mount Elizabeth Hospital

Clinic Address

Parkway Mount Elizabeth Hospital
3 Mount Elizabeth
Singapore , 228510

Hospital Details

Parkway Mount Elizabeth Hospital

In the heart of Singapore’s prime shopping district of Orchard Road lies Mount Elizabeth Hospital. One of the region’s largest hospitals, it provides a wide range of medical and surgical services. Renowned for the in-depth expertise of its specialists and state-of-the-art technology, its reputation goes beyond Asia, as it continues to perform the largest number of cardiac and neurosurgeries in the private sector regionally. This 357-bed private tertiary acute care hospital has Asia’s highest concentration of cardiologists and cardiac surgeons, neurologists and neurosurgeons, as well as general surgeons and many other tertiary services. It is the first private hospital in Singapore to offer cardiac catheterisation, cardiac and neurosurgery and other advanced procedures.

Hospital Data

Hospital type
JCI accreditation
No. of Doctors
No. of beds

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