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Dr Yue Wai Mun

Dr Yue Wai Mun
Dr Yue Wai Mun
  • The Orthopaedic Centre (Gleneagles)

    Address

    6 Napier Road #07-15
    Gleneagles Medical Centre
    Singapore 258499

    Tel
    Fax
    6475 3410
  • The Orthopaedic Centre (Novena)

    Address

    38 Irrawaddy Road #09-42
    Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
    Singapore 329563

    Tel
    Fax
    6339 5036
  • Specialty

    • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Singapore
    • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK
    • Fellow of the Academy of Singapore (Orthopaedic Surgery)
  • Languages Spoken

    • Cantonese
    • English
    • Hokkien
    • Mandarin

Background

  • Dr Yue Wai Mun is an orthopaedic surgeon practising in Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore. His clinical interests are in treating complex spinal problems, ranging from the cervical to the lumbar spine, especially with the use of minimally invasive spine surgery and computer navigated spine surgery.
  • Dr Yue is a pioneer in minimally invasive spine surgery and computer navigated spine surgery in the Asia-Pacific region, especially in transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion and complex cervical spine surgery.
  • Dr Yue graduated in 1992 from the National University of Singapore and was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1998. He completed his training in orthopaedic surgery in Singapore and received the N Balachandran Memorial Award for Outstanding Orthopaedic Trainee in 2001. He received the Health Manpower Development Plan award from the Ministry of Health, Singapore, and completed his clinical spine fellowship with the University of Missouri-Columbia / Columbia Orthopaedic Group in 2003. He became a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore (Orthopaedic Surgery) in 2004.
  • Before he left for private practice, he was senior consultant in the Spine Service of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Singapore General Hospital, the largest orthopaedic unit in Singapore. He was also the director of the Spine Fellowship Programme and the director of Quality Assurance and Clinical Governance, among his many appointments at Singapore General Hospital. He remains a visiting consultant with Singapore General Hospital.
  • He is an adjunct associate professor at the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School and a clinical senior lecturer at the National University of Singapore. He is on the Master of Medicine (Orthopaedic) Committee and is an examiner for the Joint Specialty Fellowship Examination in orthopaedic surgery, Master of Medicine examination in orthopaedic surgery and family medicine and the MBBS examination in the National University of Singapore.
  • Dr Yue is a member of the North American Spine Society, Asia Pacific Spine Society, Cervical Spine Research Society and the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery. He is a life member of the Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association and a founding member of the Cervical Spine Research Society – Asia-Pacific Section. He has held numerous leadership positions in professional societies, locally and internationally, as well as served in their scientific committees.
  • Dr Yue is also a reviewer for several major scientific journals, including Spine, the leading journal on the study and treatment of spinal disorders. He has authored several landmark publications on minimally invasive spine surgery, anterior cervical spine surgery, posterior cervical spine surgery, cervical disc replacement surgery and spinal deformities. He has also done numerous presentations at various local and international scientific meetings, winning the best paper award at the Society for Minimally Spine Surgery meeting in the United States in 2010.
  • He has been invited to deliver lectures, conduct workshops in advanced spinal procedures and perform demonstration surgeries in the United States, Europe, China, Japan, Korea, India, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand and Brunei.

Awards

  • N Balachandran Memorial Award for Outstanding Orthopaedic Trainee – 2001
  • Singapore Medical Association Long Service Award – 2005
  • Singapore Medical Association Merit Award – 2009
  • Best Paper Award, 4th Annual Meeting of Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Miami, USA – 2010
  • Certificate of Achievement Winner, SingHealth 6th Allied Health Innovative Practice Award (Mobile Lumbar Traction Device) – 2012
  • 20-Year Long Service Award, Singapore General Hospital – 2013

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