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Dr Ing Moo Ing How

Dr Ing Moo Ing How

Associate Consultant

Clinical Appointments

  • Associate Consultant Orthopaedic Surgery Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Instructor, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Clinical Lecturer, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
  • Clinical Teacher, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University


Dr Moo Ing How is an Orthopaedic surgeon in Changi General Hospital. He specializes in primary, complex and revision joint replacement surgery, partial knee replacement, knee osteotomies, computer and robotic-assisted joint surgery.

He is also actively involved in clinical research and education. He is a strong proponent of outcomes research and evidence-based surgery. He has published many papers in reputed journals and has been invited to speak at multiple international orthopaedic conferences. He also serves as a reviewer for international Orthopaedic journals.


  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) (Orthopaedic Surgery) 2021
  • Master of Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery) 2017
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons (Ireland) 2013
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (UNSW, Australia) 2011

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Associate Consultant, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Changi General Hospital 2022- Present
  • Member, Singapore Orthopaedic Association
  • Member, AO Trauma, AO Foundation


  • Outstanding Faculty Award SingHealth 2022
  • SingHealth Best Medical Officer Award 2015

Research Interests

  • Revision Joint Arthroplasty
  • Minimally invasive surgery in Hip and Knee Replacement
  • Early Recovery after Joint Replacement

Publications and Research Trials

  • Moo IH, Clarke MJ, Goo TT, Lim KW. Superior mesenteric artery syndrome: A rare case of bowel obstruction in schizophrenic patient. International Journal of Case Reports and Images 2013;4(11):597–601
  • Moo IH, Tan SW, Kasat N, Thng LK. 3-Level Degenerative Spondylolisthesis with Spinal Canal Stenosis. Journal of Case Report July 2014
  • Ye X, Wong SW, Zhang J, Moo IH, Lee CC. Catheter Related Upper Limb Venous Thrombosis In A Tertiary Hospital Setting. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2014 Oct 7
  • Moo IH, Lee YH, Lim KK, Mehta KV. Bilateral femoral neck stress fractures in military recruits with unilateral hip pain. J R Army Med Corps. 2016;162(5):387-390
  • Moo IH, Puah KL, Tan SW, Chua TC. Delayed presentation of compartment syndrome of the thigh secondary to quadriceps trauma and vascular injury in a soccer athlete. International Journal of Surgery Case Reports , Volume 11 , 56 – 58, April 2015
  • Chen JY, Chin PL, Moo IH, et al. Intravenous versus intra-articular tranexamic acid in total knee arthroplasty: A double-blinded randomised controlled noninferiority trial. Knee. 2016;23(1):152-156.
  • Chen JY, Chin PL, Moo IH, Pang HN, Tay DKJ, Chia SL, Lo NN, Yeo SJ. Reply to letter to the editor on "Intravenous versus intra-articular tranexamic acid in total knee arthroplasty: A double-blinded randomised controlled noninferiority trial". Knee. 2017 Jun;24(3):700-701. doi: 10.1016/j.knee.2016.07.006. Epub 2017 Feb 16. PMID: 28215979.
  • Ing How Moo, Jerry Yong Qiang Chen, Eric Hernandez Pagkaliwaga, See Wei Tan, Kein Boon Poon. Bone Wax Is Effective in Reducing Blood Loss after Total Knee Arthroplasty. Journal of Arthroplasty. 32(5):1483-1487, May 2017
  • Ing How M, Chen JYQ, Chau DHH, Tan SW, Lau ACK, Teo YS. Similar radiological results with accelerometer-based navigation versus conventional technique in total knee arthroplasty. Journal of Orthopedic Surgery. May-Aug;26(2), 2018
  • Tan SM, Ing How Moo, Sitampalam K, Koh JSB, Howe TS. Isolated Synovial Osteochondromatosis in a Completely Enclosed Suprapatellar Pouch: A Rare Case Report. J Orthop Case Rep. 2020;10(2):17-20.
  • Cher EWL, Allen JC, Moo IH, Lo EC, Peh B, Howe TS, Koh JSB. Sub-optimal serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D level affects 2-year survival after hip fracture surgery. J Bone Miner Metab. 2020 Jul;38(4):555-562.
  • Moo IH, Kam CJW, Lai MWS, Yeo W, Soh RCC. A comparison of contiguous two-level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion using a structural allograft versus a Polyetheretherketone (PEEK) cage: the results of a three-year follow-up. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2020;21(1):331. Published 2020 May 28. doi:10.1186/s12891-020-03325-y
  • Moo IH, Kam CJW, Cher EWL, et al. The effect of the comorbidity burden on vitamin D levels in geriatric hip fracture. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2020;21(1):524. Published 2020 Aug 8. doi:10.1186/s12891-020-03554-1
  • Poon G, Moo IH, Poon KB. A Modified Surgical Technique of Patellar Tendon Reconstruction in Total Knee Arthroplasty Using Achilles Tendon Allograft. Arthroplast Today. 2022 Jan 20;14:22-28. doi: 10.1016/j.artd.2021.10.003. PMID: 35106354; PMCID: PMC8789511.

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