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 January 9th (Dr John Chen) click for agenda

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

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

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

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

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

2022 Programme

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

2. Spinal Deformity – Pediatric - NUH April 2nd (Dr Lau Leok Lim) click for agenda

3. Cervical Spine Fractures and Spinal Cord Injuries - CGH April 23rd click for agenda

4. Degenerative Cervical Spine - SKH September 10 (Dr Daniel Chan) click for agenda

5. Degenerative Lumbar Spine - TTSH October 1 (Dr Jacob Oh) click for agenda

6. Spinal Cord Tumours –  NUH (Neuro) November 26 (Dr Gabriel Liu) click for agenda

7. Spine Fractures - Thoracolumbar - NTFGH

Past Education