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Dr Ang Chia Liang
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Subspecialties in Bone and Soft Tissue Tumours, Adult Joint Reconstruction, Trauma and Lower Limb Surgery
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 has subspecialisations in bone and soft tissue tumours and adult joint reconstruction. He received his general orthopaedic training in Singapore and then trained in his subspecialties at The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in Birmingham, the highest-volume orthopaedic centre in the UK. Dr Ang also received fellowship training in the USA having been awarded the American Orthopaedic Association-ASEAN Traveling Fellowship to do so. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and an associate Fellow of the prestigious American College of Surgeons.

Dr Ang’s expertise includes resection of large complex tumours with the goal of limb preservation. For bony tumours, Dr Ang can resect and reconstruct the limb using a variety of methods such as allografts, fibular transfer and implants. He has vast experience in treating hip and knee problems and helping patients recover their function quickly. Prior to joining private practice, he was a high-volume surgeon at Singapore General Hospital. He has numerous research publications and has presented his work at international conferences around the world.

Dr Ang is fluent in English, Mandarin, Hokkien and can manage in simple Bengali and Malay. In his spare time, he enjoys a wide variety of leisure activities including golf, squash, wine appreciation, making music, and travel.


  • Bone and soft tissue tumours
  • Hip and knee replacements and revisions
  • Key-hole surgeries for the knee, shoulder and ankle
  • Sports and ligament injuries
  • Bow-legged correction
  • Trauma and fractures
  • General orthopaedics
Examples of cases performed by Dr Ang: XRAYS

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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.

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