Dr Ang Chia Liang
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Subspecialties in Sports, Joints and Injuries
MBBS(S’pore), MRCS(Edinburgh), MMed(Orthopaedics, S’pore), FRCSEd(Orth)

Professional Affliations:
Associate Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)
Member, Singapore Orthopaedic Association
Member, Singapore Medical Association

Dr Ang is an Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in performing knee surgeries. He is an expert in knee injuries and degeneration, and is renowned for expertise in knee replacement surgery using computer guidance and key-hole surgeries of the knee. He is the author of authoritative book chapters on knee replacement and knee arthroscopic surgeries. Dr Ang also has expertise in hip joint degeneration, shoulder joint problems, and bone fracture treatment. Dr Ang is a graduate of the National University of Singapore. His previous work experience includes The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in Birmingham UK and renowned centres in the USA under the prestigious American Orthopaedic Association-ASEAN Programme.

  • Knee scope – ligament reconstruction, cartilage restoration, meniscus repair
  • Knee and hip joint replacement
  • Shoulder scope – dislocation, impingement, rotater cuff, frozen shoulder
  • Platelet – Rich Plasma for tendon/ligament injuries
  • Bone fracture care
  • Bone and soft tissue cancers
Examples of cases performed by Dr Ang: XRAYS

Gluteal sarcoma Distal femur mega edited TKR edited THR edited Humeral nail for mets edited

HTO edited


Singapore General Hospital Service with a Heart Award 2014
Singapore Medical Journal Reviewer Recognition Award 2014
Singapore General Hospital Long Service Award 2015
Singhealth YouShine Award for development of KneeBuddy MobileApp 2015

Recent research publications:

Ho SWL, Ang CL, Ding CSL, Barkham T, Teoh LC. Necrotizing fasciitis caused by Cryptococcus gattii. Am J Orthopaedics 2015;44(12):E517-22

Ang CL, Yeo SJ. Reduced quality of implant cementation in minimally invasive total knee arthroplasty. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong) 2015. [In print]

Teo EYZ, Ang CL, Sathappan SS. A variant of patellar clunk syndrome after bilateral total knee arthroplasty: clinical manifestations and arthroscopic images. Orthopaedic Surgery 2014;6(4):326-28. doi: 10.1111/os.12142

Ang CL, Fook S, Chia SL, Chin PL, Lo NN, Yeo SJ. Unconstrained arthroplasty in type II valgus knees: posterior stabilized or cruciate retaining? Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 2014;22:666-73. doi: 10.1007/s00167-013-2677-7.

Ang CL, Phak-Boon Tow B, Fook S, Guo CM, Chen JL, Yue WM, Tan SB. Minimally invasive compared with open lumbar laminotomy: no functional benefits at 6 or 24 months after surgery. Spine J 2015;15(8):1705-12. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2013.07.461.

Ang CL, Lim YJ. Recurrent admissions for diabetic foot complications. Malaysian Orthopaedic Journal 2013;7(3):21-6.

Ang CL, Foo LS, Sun S, Kesavan S. Positive ProbeTecTM tests in fresh specimens from malignant musculoskeletal tumours: a case series. Orthopaedic Surgery 2013;5(1):29-32. doi: 10.1111/os.12014.

Ang CL, Howe TS. Arthroscopic and magnetic resonance images of an inferiorly-displaced meniscal flap tear. Ann Acad Med Singapore 2012;41(6):265-7.

Ang CL, Singh G, Goh ASW, Shen L, Tay BK. Densitometry trends over a period of 4 years in postmenopausal asian women undergoing bisphosphonate treatment. Singapore Med J 2011;52(9):677-80.

Ang CL, Au Eong KG, Lee SSG, Chan SP, Tan CSH. Patients’ expectation and experience of visual sensations during phacoemulsification under topical anaesthesia. Eye 2007 Sep;21(9):1162-7.

To contact the doctor directly, click here.