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Dr Cheow Xunqi

Dr Cheow Xunqi

​Master of Medicine (Ortho), MRCS, MBBS

Associate Consultant

Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Appointments

  • Associate Consultant Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital


​Dr Cheow Xunqi is an Associate Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon currently practising in Sengkang General Hospital. He graduated from the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine with an MBBS in 2011, and was awarded the Meritorious House Officer Award in 2012 for his outstanding performance as a House Officer. 

Dr Cheow began his specialist training in Orthopaedic Surgery in 2016, and was conferred the “Outstanding Resident Award” in 2018, in recognition of his outstanding academic and clinical performance in the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Programme. He was appointed as Chief Resident in 2021, and completed the Singapore Chief Residency Programme in 2022. He was subsequently appointed Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (Orthopaedic Surgery) in 2022.

Dr Cheow holds subspecialty interest in the field of sports injuries, arthroscopic surgeries, and shoulder and elbow conditions, having been trained in SKH and SGH under mentors such as A/Prof Paul Chang and A/Prof Denny Lie. He has also published research articles in various peer-reviewed journals, and has presented his work at international and local conferences.


  • ​Master of Medicine (Ortho) (NUS, Singapore)
  • MRCSv(UK, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow)
  • MBBS (NUS,Singapore)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships


  • ​Meritorious House Officer Award, 2022
  • Outstanding Resident Award, SingHealth Residency Programme RISE Awards, 2018

Research Interests

Publications and Research Trials

  • No Difference in Outcome Between Articular-Sided and Bursal-Sided Tears: Comparative Study With Minimum 2-Year Follow-Up of Arthroscopic Repairs in 104 Patients in a Single-Surgeon Series, Xunqi Cheow, Andy Yew, Benjamin Fu Hong Ang, Denny Tjiauw Tjoen Lie, Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, May 2021, 37(5): 1449-1454

  • Arthroscopic Single Lateral Row Repair Technique for Small Rotator Cuff Tears, Xunqi Cheow, Denny Tjiauw Tjoen Lie, Arthroscopy Techniques, Feb 2021, 10(3): e775-e780

  • 90o Rotation of Talus in a Closed Medial Subtalar Dislocation: A Unique Case, Xunqi Cheow, Mehta Kinjal Vidyut, Journal of Orthopaedics, Trauma and Rehabilitation, Dec 2020, 27(2): 240-246 

  • Midterm Functional Outcomes in Operatively Treated Adolescent Lisfranc Injuries, Xunqi Cheow, Kai Yet Lam, Journal of Paediatric Orthopaedics (B), Sep 2018, 27(5): 435-442

  • Book Title: Shoulder Surgery Made Easy! The Singapore Shoulder & Elbow Society Guide to Arthroscopic and Open Shoulder Procedures, Author: Denny TT Lie, Chapter Contribution: Partial Tears: Articular Surface, Bursal Surface

Research Trials