Hee Kit Wong

Wong Hee Kit

  • Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Senior Consultant, University Spine Centre, University Orthopaedics, Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery Cluster, National University Hospital
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. Hey, H. W. D., Ng, L. W. N., Kumar, N., Lau, T. C. E., Thambiah, J., Kumar, N., . . . Tambyah, P. A. (2018). Spinal Implants Can Be Retained in Patients with Deep Spine Infection: A Cohort Study. Journal of Orthopaedics, Trauma and Rehabilitation, 24, 34-38. doi:10.1016/j.jotr.2017.05.003
  • 2. Tan, J. H., Liu, G., Ng, R., Kumar, N., Wong, H. K., & Liu, G. (2018). Is MIS-TLIF superior to open TLIF in obese patients?: A systematic review and meta-analysis. European Spine Journal, 1-10. doi:10.1007/s00586-018-5630-0
  • 3. Wong, H. -K. (2018). Should We Still Use Red Flags in the Diagnosis of Low Back Pain?. JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME, 100(5), 2 pages. doi:10.2106/JBJS.17.01391
  • 4. Liu, G., Hasan, M. Y., & Wong, H. K. (2018). Subcrestal Iliac-Screw: A Technical Note Describing a Free Hand, In-line, Low Profile Iliac Screw Insertion Technique to Avoid Side-connector Use and Reduce Implant Complications. Spine, 43(2), E68-E74. doi:10.1097/BRS.0000000000002239
  • 5. Hey, H. W. D., Tan, K. L. M., Moorthy, V., Lau, E. T. -C., Lau, L. -L., Liu, G., & Wong, H. -K. (2018). Normal variation in sagittal spinal alignment parameters in adult patients: an EOS study using serial imaging. EUROPEAN SPINE JOURNAL, 27(3), 578-584. doi:10.1007/s00586-017-5459-y