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Dr Woo Chin Yee

Dr Woo Chin Yee

MBBS, MRCSEd, MMEd (Ortho), FRCSEd (Ortho)

Associate Consultant

Clinical Appointments

  • Associate Consultant Department of Orthopaedic Surgery KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital

Profile

Dr Woo Chin Yee is an Associate Consultant with the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital. She graduated from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore in 2012, and obtained membership into the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2014. She was also awarded Best Medical Officer Award in 2015. She commenced her Orthopaedic Surgery residency training in 2016 and was awarded the MOH Training Award. During the course of her training, she obtained her Masters of Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery) in 2021 and was awarded SingHealth Associate in Education in 2021 and the SingHealth Outstanding Resident Award in 2022. She is now an accredited specialist in Orthopaedic Surgery and appointed as Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2023.

She has clinical interest in paediatric orthopaedic trauma and conditions, with focus on cerebral palsy and neuromuscular disorders and upper limb function.

Beyond clinical duties, she is also passionate in medical education and is involved in the training and education of medical students and junior doctors. She also has an interest in volunteer work and the arts.

Education

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, FRCSEd (Ortho), 2023
  • Master of Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery), MMed (Ortho), 2021
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, MRCSEd, 2014
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MBBS, 2012

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Associate Consultant, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital
  • Ordinary Member, Singapore Orthopaedic Association
  • Member, AO Trauma

Awards

  • SingHealth Outstanding Resident Award 2022
  • SingHealth Resident Committee Appreciation Award 2021
  • SingHealth Associate in Education 2021
  • MOH Training Award 2016
  • SingHealth Best Medical Officer Award 2015

Research Interests

  • Paediatric Orthopaedic Trauma
  • Paediatric Orthopaedic Conditions
  • Cerebral Palsy

Publications and Research Trials

  • The Single Visit Treatment of Pediatric Distal Radius Buckle fractures - A Center's Experience With the Treatment Algorithm.
    Woo CY, Wong PLK, A Mahadev. Injury. 2020 Oct;51(10):2186-2191.
  • Effects of Cast Immobilisation on Skin Barrier Function.
    Woo CY, Mark JA Koh, Winnie KY Fung, Cheri SH Chan, Chua CB, Tay GT. Ann Acad Med Singap. 2020 Jun;49(6):354-359.
  • Paediatric supracondylar humeral fractures: a technique for safe medial pin passage with zero incidence of iatrogenic ulnar nerve injury.
    Woo CY, Ho HL, MBZ Ashik, Kevin BL Lim. Singapore Med J. 2018 Feb;59(2):94-97.
  • The isolated medial humeral epicondyle fracture treated nonoperatively: does fracture displacement change over time?
    Kevin BL Lim, Woo CY, Chong XL, John C Allen, Shehab UA. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2015 May;24(3):184-90.

Research Trials

  • Updated on 2023-08-10T16:00:00Z