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

2. Cervical Spine Fractures and Spinal Cord Injuries - CGH

3. Spine Fractures - Thoracolumbar - NTFGH

4. Degenerative Cervical Spine - SKH

5. Spinal Cord Tumours – NUH (Neuro)

6. Degenerative Lumbar Spine - TTSH

7. Spinal Deformity – Pediatric - NUH

Past Education