SSS Education Committee Members – Chief of Spine

SSS Core Curriculum For Training Spine Surgeon

This programme is a two-year curriculum, AIM to equip young surgeons of essential spine knowledge at FRCS(Ortho) level. SSS will work with the Singapore Orthopaedic Association and have the following format.


One hour             Case discussions

One hour             lectures

30 minutes          OSSE

2021 Programme

1. Osteoporosis Spine – SGH Jan 9th (Dr John Chen) click for programme

2. Spine Infection & Inflammation – CGH Jul 10th (Drs Terry Teo &  Shree Dinesh) click for programme

3. Cervical Spine Injuries - SKH Sep 4th (Dr Daniel Chan) click for programme

4. Basic Science and Biomechanics – NTFGH 2 Oct (Dr Gamaliel Tan) click for details

5. Surgical  Approaches for Spine Surgery – TTSH Oct 16th click for agenda

6. Spine Metastasis - NUH Nov 6th (Dr Gabriel Liu) click for agenda

2022 Programme

1. Adult Spinal Deformity – SGH Jan 22nd (Dr John Chen) click for agenda

2. Spinal Deformity – Pediatric - NUH Apr 2 (Dr Lau Leok Lim)

3. Degenerative Cervical Spine - SKH Sep 10 (Dr Daniel Chan)

4. Degenerative Lumbar Spine - TTSH Oct 1 (Dr Jacob Oh)

5. Spinal Cord Tumours –  NUH (Neuro) Nov 26 (Dr Gabriel Liu)

2. Cervical Spine Fractures and Spinal Cord Injuries - CGH

3. Spine Fractures - Thoracolumbar - NTFGH

Past Education