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Dr Bernard Lin Kuo Hung

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MBBS (S’pore), MRCS (Edin), M Med (Ortho), FRCS (Edin)


Orthopaedic Centre

Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Interest

Shoulder and knee arthroscopic (keyhole) and open surgery, sports injuries and shoulder and knee joint replacements


Dr Bernard Lin is an Orthopaedic Surgeon. He graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2000 and obtained a Master in Medicine (MMed) in Orthopaedic Surgery from NUS in 2006. He subsequently obtained his MRCS and FRCS Professional Qualifications in Orthopaedic Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He was awarded the HMDP fellowship and was trained at the Concordia Hospital for Special Surgery, Italy, as a clinical fellow in Orthopaedic Sports medicine and Surgery. Dr Lin was a visting fellow in January 2011 under Professor Eiji Itoi at the Shoulder Service, Orthopaedic Department, Japan Tohoku University. He was also awarded the Belgium Hip Arthroscopy Traveling Fellowship Award in Dec2011.

Prior to joining Raffles Hospital, Dr Lin was a Consultant at the Orthopaedic Surgery Department and Division of Sports Medicine and Surgery at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH). He is an International Member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and member of The International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. Dr Lin has presented in numerous meetings and published in peer-reviewed journals.  He also authored a book chapter in ‘Shoulder Instability: A Comprehensive Approach’ (Elsevier, 2011).

Dr Lin’s subspecialty clinical interests are Arthroscopic and open surgeries for disorders of the shoulder and knee. Specialised operations performed include shoulder rotator cuff tear repair, shoulder instability repair, arthroscopic knee ligament injury reconstruction, treatment of meniscus and cartilage injuries, joint replacement surgeries. He also treats general sports injuries and Orthopaedic fracture conditions.


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