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Dr Dawn Chia

Dr Dawn Chia

​MBBS, MRCS(Edin), MMed (Surgery), FAMS


Specialty: Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery

Sub-specialties: Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery, Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Paediatric Hand Surgery

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Hand and Wrist Trauma, Paediatric Hand Conditions, Paralytic Hand Reconstruction, Peripheral Nerve Injuries and Disorders.

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital
  • Visiting Consultant Department of Orthopaedic Surgery KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital


​Dr Dawn Chia graduated from NUS Faculty of Medicine and obtained her postgraduate qualifications of Master of Medicine (Surgery). She has completed her Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery specialty training, and underwent further subspecialty fellowship training in Microsurgery and Brachial Plexus Reconstruction in Japan under the Singapore Ministry of Health Human Manpower Development Program.

Dr Chia treats conditions of the hand and wrist including injuries and fractures, osteoarthritis, tendinopathies like trigger fingers and tenosynovitis. She sub-specialty interest are in peripheral nerve conditions and paralytic limb reconstruction.

She is actively involved in academic medicine and clinical research, and has presented at local and international conferences, authored numerus papers and awarded multiple research prizes, scholarships and grants.


  • ​MBBS (Singapore)
  • MRCS (Edinburgh)
  • MMed (Surgery) (Singapore)
  • Fellowship in Brachial Plexus, Hand and Microsurgery (Japan)
  • Specialist Accreditation in Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery (Singapore)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • ​Clinical faculty, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (NUS)
  • Clinical faculty, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (NTU)
  • Singapore Society for Hand Surgery, Auditor
  • Singapore Society for Hand Surgery, Treasurer
  • Singapore Medical Association, Member
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Member


Research Interests

Publications and Research Trials

Research Trials