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Dr Png Wenxian

Dr Png Wenxian

​MBBS (S’pore), MMed (Ortho), MRCSEd, FRCSEd (Ortho)

Associate Consultant

Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery

Sub-specialties: Foot and Ankle Surgery

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Arthritis, Degenerative Conditions, Diabetic Foot Disease, Foot and Ankle, Foot and Ankle Deformities, Foot and Ankle Fractures, Foot and Ankle Sports and Ligament Injuries, Foot Deformities, Hip and Knee Arthritis, Knee - Cartilage Injuries, Lower Limb Arthroscopy, Upper and Lower Limb Fractures.

Clinical Appointments

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

Profile

Dr Png Wenxian graduated with a Bachelor in Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from the National University of Singapore in 2009. He pursued his postgraduate specialist training in Orthopaedic Surgery in Singapore and obtained his fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Dr Png’s subspecialty interest is in foot and ankle disorders and sports injuries. He treats a complete range of foot and ankle conditions and his clinical expertise includes the management of:

  • Foot and ankle deformities such as bunions (hallux valgus) and claw toes
  • Foot deformities such as flatfeet and cavus feet
  • Diabetic foot wounds and deformity
  • Foot and ankle trauma
  • Sports injuries including cartilage and ligament injuries
  • Arthroscopy of the foot and ankle
  • Ankle arthritis including osteotomies, fusion and ankle replacement surgery
  • Sports injuries and arthritis of the knee, including knee arthroscopy, ligament reconstruction and knee replacement

Dr Png is part of the Diabetic Limb Salvage service which comprises of a team of foot and ankle surgeons, plastic surgeons, interventional radiologists, podiatrists and specialty nurses. He focuses on diabetic foot disease and the treatment of complex diabetic wounds with novel techniques of wound care and deformity correction.

Dr Png is a strong patient advocate and is passionate about providing customised care for his patients. He believes in using current and proven techniques to maximize treatment outcomes for his patients. He has a special interest in 3D printing in orthopaedic surgery and believes that this technology will augment training and improve surgical outcomes.

Beyond his clinical duties, Dr Png has a keen interest in clinical research and has published and presented his research in both local and international conferences and medical journals. He also continues to contribute to medical education and is involved in the teaching of future generations of doctors and surgeons in undergraduate as well as post graduate training programs.

Education

  • ​Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburg) (Orthopaedic Surgery)
  • Master of Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery)
  • Member of Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery)
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • ​Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Singapore Orthopaedic Association
  • AO trauma

Awards

Research Interests

Publications and Research Trials

  • ​Novel Utilization of 3D printing technology for a chronic malunited Calcaneal fracture – A case report
    Jia Ying lee, Bangwei Mark Tan, Wenxian Png, Chow Wei Too, Nicholas Eng Meng Yeo
    Foot and ankle surgery:Techniques, reports and cases 2021
  • Open VS Percutaneous TOPAZ Coblation for the Management Of Plantar fasciitis: Comparison of the two techniques in Obese patients. Png Wenxian, Kevin KOO. Journal of foot and ankle Surgery (Asia Pacific) 2020;7(1):14-20
  • An irreducible distal fibula dislocation of the ankle without fibula fracture: Presentation of a rare Bosworth fracture-dislocation variant. Png Wenxian, Kinjal Vidyut Metha. Foot and ankle Orthopaedics 2019; 4(2) 1-5
  • Lower tourniquet cuff pressure reduces postoperative thigh pain in obese patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty: A prospective randomized controlled knee arthroplasty: A prospective randomized controlled study in an asian population. Png Wenxian, Lee Wu Chean, Tan Mann Hong. International Journal of Research in Orthopaedics 2019; 5(3) 368 – 375
  • Hyperplastic hematopoietic bone marrow of the spine mimicking Spinal metastasis: A case report and review of literature. Wen Loong Paul Yuen, Png Wenxian, Shree Kumar Dinesh, Wee Lim Loo. Indian Spine Journal 2018; 1(2)135-139
  • Agenesis of the posterior arch of the atlas with concomitant fusion to the axis. Wenxian Png, Hey Hwee Weng Dennis, Kapil Mohan, Wai-Mun Yue. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 2015;23(3):402-4
  • Clinical outcomes of distal femoral fractures in the geriatric population using locking plates with a minimally invasive approach. Doshi HK, Wenxian Png, Burgula MV, Murphy DP. Geriatric Orthop Surg Rehabil. 2013 Mar;4(1):16-20.
  • Accuracy of core needle biopsy for musculoskeletal tumours. Chusheng Seng, Wenxian Png, Mann Hong Tan. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 2013;21(1):92-5

Research Trials