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Dr Lin Heng An

Dr Lin Heng An

​MBBS (Singapore), MRCS (I), M.Med (Ortho), FRCSEd (Ortho), FAMS

Consultant

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital

Profile

Dr Lin graduated from Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore in 2006, and completed his specialist training in Orthopaedic Surgery in 2016. During the course of his specialist training, he was awarded the best registrar award in 2014.

In 2017, Dr Lin was awarded the ASEAN Orthopaedic Association Junior Travelling Fellowship and was the Singapore representative.

After obtaining the Singhealth Health Manpower Development Plan Training Fellowship in 2018, Dr Lin completed a year-long Fellowship in Sports Medicine at the prestigious Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada, where he worked with many renowned Orthopaedic Surgeons.

During his Fellowship year, he also served as the Fellow physician for NBA G-League team, Raptors 905.

Upon his return to Singapore in 2019, he continued to pursue his interest in Sports and quality care for the athletes. He is currently the appointed lead team physician for Singapore Slingers, a member of ASEAN basketball League.

Dr Lin is actively involved in the teaching of medical students from Duke-NUS, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and NTU Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine. He is currently appointed as Clinical Assistant Professor by Duke-NUS. Dr Lin is also involved in the teaching of junior doctors, orthopaedic surgery residents and family medicine trainees, and is a member of the clinical competency committee (Orthopaedics Surgery Residency Program) and a core clinical faculty member for Post Graduate Year One (PGY1) Doctors.

His specialty interests include sports related injuries, arthroscopic surgeries, ligament and multi-ligament reconstructions and lower limb trauma.

Education

  • MBBS (Singapore)
  • MRCS(I)
  • M.Med (Ortho)
  • FRCSEd (Ortho)
  • FAMS
  • Fellowship in Sports Medicine (University of Toronto)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Deputy Director, Operating Theatre Management Unit (OTMU), SKH
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Clinical Lecturer, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Clinical Teacher, NTU Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
  • Singapore Orthopaedic Association
  • Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Royal College of Surgeons (Ireland)
  • AOTrauma (Asia Pacific)
  • Singapore Medical Association

Awards

  • SingHealth Service with A Heart Award (March 2014)
  • SingHealth Best Registrar Award (2014)
  • 10 Years Long Service Award (2018)
  • Singapore Health Quality Service Awards (2019)
  • Health Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) Training Fellowship (2018)
  • SKH You Sparkle! Award (April 2017 to March 2018)

Research Interests

Publications

  • ​Calcaneoplasty and proximal reattachment of Achilles tendon for insertional Achilles tendinosis- our early results. Lin HA, Chong KW, Yeo W. 2014
  • Chronic Achilles tendon rupture treated with two turndown flaps and flexor halluces longus augmentation—two-year clinical outcome. Tay D, Lin HA, Tan BS, Chong KW, Rikhraj IS. 2010
  • Reduction of hospital stay and cost after the implementation of a clinical pathway for radical gastrectomy for gastric cancer.So JB, Lim ZL, Lin HA, Ti TK. 2008

Research Trials

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