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Dr. Tho Kam San

Dr. Tho Kam San

Designation: Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery (Hip/Knee)

Language spoken: English

Hospital Affiliation:
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Gleneagles Hospital

Clinic Address:
Orthopaedics International
6A Napier Road
Gleneagles Hospital
Annexe Block
Singapore 258500

Operating Hours: Mon-Fri: 9.00AM - 5.00PM
Sat: 9.00PM - 1.00PM Sun: Closed Public Holidays: Closed

Tel: 64767266

Fax: 64762066

Clinic Address:
Orthopaedics International
3 Mount Elizabeth
Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
Singapore 228510

Operating Hours:  Mon-Fri: 9.00AM - 5.00PM
Sat: 9.00AM - 1.00PM Sun : Closed Public Holidays : Closed

Tel: 67376386

Fax: 67376836

Dr. Tho is actively involved in the management of professional sportsmen and was team physician to the national soccer team and S-League teams. Treatment of ligament injuries around the knee, ankle and shoulder form a big part of his work. Most injuries can be treated nonsurgically with medications, injections and physiotherapy. Injections of joint lubricant in the knee or ankle joints can help reduce pain and swelling, allowing many sportsmen and soccer players to get back to competition. When required, arthroscopic reconstruction or repair of these ligaments will be done. Common arthroscopic procedures include anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, meniscus repair, shoulder joint ligament reconstruction for recurrent dislocation, rotator cuff repair as well as joint debridement of the knee, shoulder, hip and ankle. Total joint replacement and uni-condylar knee replacements as well as shoulder and hip replacement surgeries are done in severely damaged joints in older patients. Dr. Tho is also active in various sports organisation and bodies.

Professional Positions and Memberships:
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, National University of Singapore

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK

Master of Medicine (Surgery), National University of Singapore
Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore (Orthopaedic Surgery)

MBBS (S'pore), M.MED (Surg)
FRCS (Edin)
FAMS (Orth)

Awards and Publications
Dr. Tho was awarded the Ministry of Health HMDP Scholarship in 1993 to train at the Department of Sports Orthopaedic Surgery, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.

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