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Elbow Conditions & Treatments

Elbow Specialist In Singapore

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A Quick Overview

The elbow is the visible joint between the upper and lower parts of the arm. The elbow allows for the flexion and extension of the forearm relative to the upper arm, as well as rotation of the forearm and wrist.

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Important Functions of the Elbow

  • Allows flexion and extension of the forearm relative to the upper arm
  • Helps with the rotation of the forearm and wrist
  • Helps arm grasp and reach for objects
  • Position the wrist in order to optimize hand function

Common Elbow Conditions

We Treat

  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Dislocation
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Golfer’s Elbow

When should you see a

Elbow Specialist

  • An obvious deformity in your elbow

    If you think you’ve fractured or dislocated your elbow — it hurts and doesn’t look right — go to the emergency room to prevent more serious damage.

  • Severe pain, swelling  and bruising around the joint

    Call your doctor if you have: Elbow pain that doesn’t go away with rest and ice, or pain that doesn’t go away even when you’re not using your arm. Intense pain, swelling, and bruising around your elbow.

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Elbow Treatments

Offered At Our Clinic

At our clinic, we generally try to explore non-surgical treatment such as activities modification, physiotherapy and orthotics before recommending invasive intervention options.

  • Total Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Biceps Tendon Repair
  • Tennis Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Surgical Fixation of elbow fractures and dislocations
  • Hydrocortisone/Local Anaesthetic injection

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All about

Dr Ong Kee Leong

MBBS (Singapore), MMed (Ortho), FRCSEd (Ortho), Senior Consultant

Dr Ong Kee Leong is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon. He subspecializes in shoulder and knee surgery, arthroscopic sports surgery and the management of sports-related injuries. He has been registered with the Singapore Medical Council as a specialist in Orthopaedic Surgery since 2011.

  • MBBS, National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Medicine 2001
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2007
  • Master of Medicine in Orthopaedic Surgery (NUS) 2007
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in Orthopaedic Surgery 2011
  • Health Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) Scholarship, Ministry of Health 2012-2013:
  • Sports Surgery and Arthroscopy in Germany (Hannover)
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University
  • Senior Clinical Lecturer, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS
Awards & Teaching
  • Dr Ong had received numerous awards such as Best Service and Eastern Health Alliance Caring (Gold) Awards.
  • He also has an interest in clinical research and has written papers in multiple peer review journals. As a Core Faculty of Singhealth Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program, he oversees the training of junior orthopaedic surgeons.
  • Regularly invited to teach local and regional surgeons in Shoulder and Knee Surgery Courses.
  • He is a recipient of multiple teaching awards including the Singhealth Residency Outstanding Faculty Awards from 2014-2016 and Changi General Hospital Outstanding Educator Awards 2015-2016.
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  • 38 Irrawaddy Road #06-59/60/61 Mt Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre Singapore 329563
  • (65) 6884 6788
  • (65) 9652 5022
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