“I hope my patients feel I not only provide medical and technical expertise, but also take the time to listen, answer questions, and have the thoughtfulness to understand how an injury or condition really affects their lives.”
Dr. Kevin Yip is Singapore’s Leading Orthopedic Surgeon with a special interest in sports medicine, including complex shoulder and knee problems and restoration. Dr. Yip has been in practice for over 20 years in the medical field, and has extensive experience in general orthopedics, including trauma and fracture care, and total joint replacement of the shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee.
Dr. Kevin Yip completed his medical degree from St. Thomas’ Hospital London, England, where he graduated from and was involved in several research projects in the orthopedic and internal medicine fields. While there, he obtained his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1990, and worked in several hospital units in England before moving to Hong Kong. He became an Associate Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong Prince of Wales Hospital and participated in extensive research in various fields especially the knee and shoulder.
After leaving Hong Kong in 1998, he joined Gleneagles Hospital as a Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon.
With over 20 years of experience in orthopedic related problem from sports injuries such as Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) repair, Meniscus repair, Shoulder injuries, ruptures of the rotator shoulder cuff to degenerative changes such as hip replacement, Dr. Kevin Yip is the correct man for the job. He is not only able to offer surgical options to his patients; he is also able to provide non surgical options such as reconditioning programs to his patients. The clinic and treatments offered are unique within the Asian Region and Singapore. Dr. Kevin Yip has knowledge of and can treat or recommend treatments pertaining to every orthopedic problems and his treatments are at the cutting edge of what the medical world knows in this area.
When Dr Kevin Yip sees you, he will take a detail history and will then examine you. He uses various methods to diagnose your condition. He will then take you through the results by showing you pictures, on screen, of your tendon, ligaments, nerve or bone and will discuss your treatment options.
Married to a beautiful wife with three kids, Dr. Yip and his family enjoy running, swimming and sailing that the beautiful island has to offer. If not practicing orthopedic medicine, one would likely find Dr. Yip on the sidelines of his children’s sporting events, or running a marathon with his wife.