Hee Kit Wong

Wong Hee Kit

Appointment(s)
  • Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Senior Consultant, University Spine Centre, University Orthopaedics, Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery Cluster, National University Health System
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Chair, University Orthopaedics, Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery Cluster, National University Health System
Academic Qualifications
  • MBBS, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • MMed (Surg), National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • M.Ch.Orth, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • FRCS, Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • FAMS, Academy of Medicine, Singapore
Research Interest(s)
  • Spinal Deformity
  • Back Pain
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Scoliosis
  • Complex Spinal Reconstruction
Recent Publications
  • 1. Hu T, Abbah SA, Toh SY, Wang M, Lam RW, Naidu M, Bhakta G, Cool SM, Bhakoo K, Li J, Goh JC, Wong HK. 2015 Dec. Bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells assembled with low-dose BMP-2 in a three-dimensional hybrid construct enhances posterolateral spinal fusion in syngeneic rats. Spine J. 15(12):2552-63. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2015.08.063. 26342750.
  • 2. Kumar N, Ahmed Q, Lee VK, Zaw AS, Goy R, Wong HK. 2015 Jul. Are we ready for the use of intraoperative salvaged blood in metastatic spine tumour surgery?. Eur Spine J. doi: 10.1007/s00586-015-4112-x. 26188770.
  • 3. Wang M, Abbah SA, Hu T, Lam RW, Toh SY, Liu T, Cool SM, Bhakoo K, Li J, Goh JC, Wong HK. 2015 Jul. Polyelectrolyte Complex Carrier Enhances Therapeutic Efficiency and Safety Profile of Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 in Porcine Lumbar Interbody Fusion Model. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 40(13):964-73. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000000935. 25893351.
  • 4. Hu T, Abbah SA, Wang M, Toh SY, Lam RW, Naidu M, Bhakta G, Cool SM, Bhakoo K, Li J, Goh JC, Wong HK. 2015 May. Novel Protamine-Based Polyelectrolyte Carrier Enhances Low-Dose rhBMP-2 in Posterolateral Spinal Fusion. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 40(9):613-21. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000000841. 25705961.
  • 5. Lee WT, Liu G, Thambiah J, Wong HK. 2015 Apr. Clinical outcomes of single-level lumbar artificial disc replacement compared with transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion in an Asian population. Singapore Med J. 2015 Apr;56(4):208-11. doi: 10.11622/smedj.2015032. 25917472.