Dr Bernard Lin Kuo Hung

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 NUS in 2000 and obtained M Med in orthopaedic surgery from NUS in 2006. He subsequently obtained his MRCS and FRCS in orthopaedic surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. 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 surgery 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 of shoulder and knee.  He is fellowship trained in hip arthroscopy. He also specialises in general sports injuries, as well as sporting injuries to the elbow, hip and ankle joints.

Prior to joining Raffles Hospital, Dr Lin was Consultant at the Orthopaedic Surgery Department and Division of Sports Medicine and Surgery at 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. 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 Visiting Fellow in Jan 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 Dec 2011.


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