Dr Kevin Yip Man Hing – Orthopaedic Surgeon
DR KEVIN YIP MAN HING
MBBS(UK), FRCS(EDIN), FAM(SING), FHKCOS(ORTHO)
Specialist Orthopedic Surgeon
Special Interest in Knee and Shoulder Pain, Injuries, Fracture, Common Orthopaedic Problems, Arthroscopy Surgery for Adult & Children
Dr. Kevin Yip obtained his medical degree from St. Thomas’ Hospital London, England. He completed his post-graduate training in London, 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 Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon. Apart from general orthopaedics, his main areas of interest are knee and shoulder surgery.
Dr Kevin Yip is a orthopaedic surgeon with 25 years of experiences who specialises in orthopaedic trauma surgery, chronic degenerative problem, sports injuries, and children orthopaedics. He has worked in the prestigious Raffles Hospital and now has his own clinic at the Parkway Health Gleneagles Medical Center.
The clinic and treatments offered are unique within the Asian Region and Singapore. Associate Professor Kevin Yip has knowledge of and can treat or recommend treatments pertaining to every orthopaedic 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.
The treatment you receive will depend on your particular diagnosis, but may include:
- Physiotherapy – eccentric exercises
- Oral Medication
- Shockwave Therapy
- Plasma Rich Platelet Therapy
- Guided injections
- Specialized Surgery
Dr Kevin Yip will spend time with you to make sure you understand your treatment options and so if you do have any questions you will be able to ask him during the consultation.
If you have any questions, please contact the clinic on the following email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call +65 6471 2744
Common Injuries that Dr Kevin Yip sees:
- Knee Injuries
- Shoulder Injuries
- Hand/ Wrist Injuries
- Foot / Ankle Injuries
- Neck Injuries
- Back Injuries
- Elbow Injuries
- Fingers Injuries
- Hip injuries
Tendons can become painful even without an acute injury. The pain can build over time and may be a result of the tendon responding poorly to load. This may be as a result of too much load like a lot of running, or too little in some individuals. Tendons can also be acutely injury by activities such as sprinting.
What happens to the ligament / tendon when it is injured?
Ligaments / Tendons are not classified like other soft tissue injuries because they do not seem to follow a normal healing pattern. Instead they can develop an altered structure which makes then less able to cope with the load that is being applied e.g. from a sport.
How can we help?
Ligaments / Tendons are not easy to treat and in the wrong hands, it can mean spending a lot of time out of sport without actually progressing. It is really important to get an accurate diagnosis as the treatment can be very different depending on what has happened to the tendon.
Our team of clinicians can ensure that you have an accurate diagnosis, which will be made by a combination of your history and an examination. You may also need an xray scan or MRI, which can be performed on site. You will be then given an appropriate treatment programme and monitored throughout to ensure you are responding appropriately.
- Fellow Of The Hong Kong College Of Orthopaedic Surgeons
- Founding Fellow Of The Hong Kong Academy Of Medicine (02163)
- Fellow Of The Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association
- Fellow Of The Royal College Of Surgeons Of Edinburgh
- Founding Member Of Asian Association For Dynamic Osteosynthesis
- Honorary Faculty Member of the Interdisciplinary Centre For Musculoskeletal Bioengineering and Rehabilitation Technology
- Member Of Hong Kong Society For Surgery Of The Hand
- General Medical Council (3118719)
- Hong Kong Medical Council (8526)
- The Medical Protection Society (HK5182)
- Hong Kong Public Doctors Association
- University Medical Doctors Association
- Prince Of Wales Hospital Doctors Association
- Hong Kong Medical Association
- Shatin International Union Hospital (Admission Right No C025)
- Admission Right to most private Hospitals in Singapore
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