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Dr Chin Pak Lin
Hip and Knee Specialist Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr Chin Pak Lin
Hip and Knee Specialist
- MBBS (Singapore)
- MRCS (Edinburgh)
- MMED (Ortho)
- FRCS (Edinburgh)
Dr Chin, a hip and knee specialist
surgeon, graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1998. He
obtained both his postgraduate Membership of the Royal College of
Surgeons of Edinburgh, as well as his Masters of Medicine in Orthopaedic
Surgery in 2003.
He subsequently obtained his Fellowship of the Royal
College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in Orthopaedic Surgery in 2007. He was a
Consultant within the Adult Reconstructive Service in the Department of
Orthopaedic Surgery at the Singapore General Hospital.
Dr Chin has an active interest in
complex joint replacement surgery. Dr Chin’s contribution lies with his
expertise and experience in hip and knee replacement
surgeries using the latest techniques. This includes joint preservation
techniques to major reconstruction.
He is a regional expert in
computer-aided techniques and most recently robotic assisted surgery. He
frequently shares his experience in the region through courses and
medical exchange programs. He still volunteers his time at the AMK
community hospital and SIF Specialist project in Cambodia.
Dr Chin completed his orthopaedic
fellowship under the auspices of the Singapore Government Ministry of
Health Training Scholarship at the Manchester Royal infirmary, United
Kingdom, in the field of Revision Joint Arthroplasty.
- Arthroscopic Microfracture Technique for OA knees- ASEAN
Orthopaedic Journal- Vol 16 No.1 Jan 2004 (59-61)- Chin PL, Chang CCP,
- Randomized Control Trial Comparing Radiographic TKA
Implant Placement using Computer Navigation vs. Conventional
Techniques-Journal of Arthroplasty 2005 Aug;20(5):618-26- Chin PL, Yang
KY, Yeo SJ, Lo NN
- RCT Comparing Radiological Outcomes of
Conventional Versus Minimally Invasive Techniques for TKA- Journal of
Arthroplasty. 2007 Sep; 22(6): 800-6. Epub 2007 Apr 20- Chin PL, Foo LS,
Yang KY, Yeo SJ, Lo NN
- Randomized Controlled Trial on
Thromboembolic Prophylaxis in Asian TKR Patients- J Orthop Surg (Hong
Kong). 2009 Apr; 17(1): 1-5. Chin PL, Amin MS, Yang KY, Yeo SJ, Lo NN
Infiltration of Local Anesthetic Following Total Knee Replacement- Ong
CAJ, Chin PL, Tay BK. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 2010;18(2):203-7
Shot Intra-articular Injection after Total Knee Arthroplasty- Seah WTV,
Chin PL, Yang KY, Chia SL, Yeo SJ, Lo NN. Singapore Med J 2011; 52 (1)
- Hazards of Total Knee Replacement: A Case Report: Puah KL, Chin PL, Lo NN. SGH Proceedings Vol 19 No 3 2010.
Morphometric Study of Gender Differences in Asian Femurs- Chin PL, Tey
TT, Mohd YBI, Chia SL, Yeo SJ, Lo NN- J Arthroplasty. 2011 Feb 11
Assisted Gap Balancing Technique Improves Outcome in Total Knee
Arthroplasty, Compared with Conventional Measured Resection Technique-
Pang HN, Yeo SJ, Chong HC, Chin PL, Ong J, Lo NN, Yeo SJ- Knee Surg
Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2011 Mar 30.
- Function and Quality of
Life in Patients With Recurvatum Deformity After Primary Total Knee
Arthroplasty: A Review of Our Joint Registry -Mashfiqul A S, SJ Yeo,
Potla S, SL Chia, PL Chin, NN Lo-J Arthroplasty. 2012 Jun;
27(6):1106-10. Epub 2011 Dec 9.
- Two-Year Outcome of Early Deep
MRSA Infections after Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Joint Registry
Review- Siddiqui MM, Lo NN, Ab Rahman S, Chin PL, Chia SL, Yeo SJ. - J
Arthroplasty. 2013 Jan; 28(1):44-8. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2012.04.007.
Epub 2012 Jun 6.
- A novel technique employing conventional
Instruments with Computer aided Surgery in Total Knee replacement-Kang
Yida Benjamin Joseph, Mohd. Mashfiqul A. Siddiqui, Chin Pak Lin-
Orthopaedic Journal of China Vol 20. Sept 2012.
- Evaluation of
the relationship between anteroposterior translation of a posterior
cruciate ligament-retaining total knee replacement and functional
outcome.- Seah RB, Pang HN, Lo NN, Chong HC, Chin PL, Chia SL, Yeo SJ.- J
Bone Joint Surg Br. 2012 Oct;94(10):1362-5.
- Simple Novel Bone
Bank Storage: The Singapore General Hospital Experience-Chay-You Ang,
Danny Shi-Theng Loh, Hoe-Wai Chaw, and Pak-Lin Chin; Biopreservation and
Biobanking, Volume 10, Number 6,Dec 2012
- Joint line changes and
outcomes in constrained versus unconstrained total knee arthroplasty
for the type II valgus knee.-Pang HN, Yeo SJ, Chong HC, Chin PL, Chia
SL, Lo NN.-Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2013 Jan 16
versus staged bilateral unicompartmental knee replacement.-Chen JY, Lo
NN, Jiang L, Chong HC, Tay DK, Chin PL, Chia SL, Yeo SJ; Bone Joint J.
- Revision total knee arthroplasty: causes
and outcomes.-Tay KS, Lo NN, Yeo SJ, Chia SL, Tay DK, Chin PL; Ann Acad
Med Singapore. 2013 Apr; 42(4):178-83.
Demographics, ROM, and Function After TKA in Chinese, Malays, and
Indians.-Siow WM, Chin PL, Chia SL, Lo NN, Yeo SJ.-Clin Orthop Relat
Res. 2013 Jan 9. [Epub ahead of print]
- Less outliers in pinless
navigation compared with conventional surgery in total knee
arthroplasty.-Chen JY, Chin PL, Tay DK, Chia SL, Lo NN, Yeo SJ.;Knee
Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2013 Mar 2.
Recurvatum Deformity With Knee Osteoarthritis: Is Hinge Prosthesis
Always Necessary? –Masfiqul A S, Yeo SJ, Chin PL, Chia SL, Tay KJD, Lo
NN- JOA accepted
- The Radiological Outcomes of Patient Specific
Instrumentation versus Conventional Total Knee Arthroplasty- Chen JYG,
Chin PL, Lo NN, Yeo SJ; Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy;
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2013 Aug 31
- A Singapore
perspective on the use of a short course of chemothromboprophylaxis in
patients who underwent total knee arthroplasty- Low MH, Yeo SJ, Chin PL,
Chia SL, Lo NN, Tay KJ -Singapore Med J 2013; 54(10): 560-563;
- Factors associated with
improved outcomes and quality-of-life scores following total knee
replacement- Tan SC, Chin PL, Lo NN, Yeo SJ- Journal Of Orthopaedic
Surgery (JOA1871)- Accepted for publication
- Functional Outcome
of a randomized Control Trial Comparing Total Knee Arthroplasty using
Computer Navigation vs. Conventional Techniques- Lee WT, Chin PL, Lo NN,
Yeo SJ; The Scientific World Journal
- Unconstrained arthroplasty
in type II valgus knees: posterior stabilized or cruciate retaining?
-Ang CL, Fook S, Chia SL, Chin PL, Lo NN, Yeo SJ.-Knee Surg Sports
Traumatol Arthrosc. 2013 Sep 22. [Epub ahead of print]
Total Knee Arthroplasty accurately Restores The Joint Line And
Mechanical Axis. A Prospective Randomised Study.- MHL Liow, X Zhan, MK
Wong, KJD Tay, SJ Yeo, Chin PL; JOA-D-13-001092R1
Conventional Instrumentation with Computer-aided Surgery in Total Knee
Replacement – Making it Simple; Mashfiqul A Siddiqui, Chin Pak Lin;
Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare § Volume 22 § Number 4 § 2013
Experiences with Robot-Assisted Total Knee Arthroplasty using The
DIGIMATCH, ROBODOC Surgical System-SMJ Accepted.; Lincoln L, Chin PL,
Darren TKY, Chia SL, Lo NN, Yeo SJ
- Quality of Life, Outcome
Scores, and Prognostic Factors of Persistent Fixed Flexion Deformity at
Six Months after Total Knee Arthroplasty; Yew AKS, Chia S-L, Chong HC,
Chin PL, Tay DKJ, Lo NN, Yeo SJ ; Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare
;Volume 22 ; Number 5 ; 2013
- Total Knee Arthroplasty Complicated
by Distal Deep Venous Thromboembolism: Does it Affect the Functional
Outcome? Zhou ZH, Yew AKS, Chin PL, Lo NN, Yeo SJ, Chia S-L; Proceedings
of Singapore Healthcare ;Volume 22 ; Number 6 ; 2013
of Periprosthetic Fracture in Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty
Patients: A Case Series ; Woo YL, Chin PL, Lo NN, Chia S-L, Tay DKJ, Yeo
SJ; Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare ;Volume 22 ; Number 7 ; 2013
Tranexamic Acid and Hydrogen Peroxide Reduce Blood Loss in Cemented
Total Knee Arthroplasty? ; Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery;
Chen JY, Chin PL, Tay DK, Chia SL, Lo NN, Yeo SJ-Accepted
- Evaluation of Medial-Lateral Stability and
Functional Outcome Following Total Knee Arthroplasty: Results of a
Single Hospital Joint Registry.; Seah RB, Yeo SJ, Chin PL, Yew AK, Chong
HC, Lo NN. J Arthroplasty. 2014 Apr 18. pii: S0883-5403(14)00257-5.
- Radiological outcomes of pinless
navigation in total knee arthroplasty: a randomized controlled trial.
Chen JY, Chin PL, Li Z, Yew AK, Tay DK, Chia SL, Lo NN, Yeo SJ.-Knee
Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2014 Aug 14.
- Cruciate retaining
versus posterior stabilized total knee arthroplasty after previous high
tibial osteotomy.-Chen JY, Lo NN, Chong HC, Pang HN, Tay DK, Chin PL,
Chia SL, Yeo SJ.-Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2014 Aug 31
in knee range of motion reaches a plateau by 12 months after total knee
arthroplasty.-Zhou Z, Yew KS, Arul E, Chin PL, Tay KJ, Lo NN, Chia SL,
Yeo SJ.-Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2014 Sep
outcomes of a randomized controlled trial comparing computer navigated
total knee arthroplasty vs. conventional techniques- Accepted for
- Association of surgeon factors with
outcome scores after total knee arthroplasty. Tan SC, Chan YH, Chong HC,
Chin PL, Yew A, Chia SL, Tay D, Lo NN, Yeo SJ: J Orthop Surg (Hong
Kong). 2014 Dec;22(3):378-82.
- Outcomes and survivorship of
unicondylar knee arthroplasty in patients with severe deformity. Seng
CS, Ho DC, Chong HC, Chia SL, Chin PL, Lo NN, Yeo SJ:Knee Surg Sports
Traumatol Arthrosc. 2014 Dec 3
- Genu Recurvatum versus Fixed
Flexion Deformity after Total Knee Arthroplasty – which is the lesser
evil?- Kevin Koo, Amila Silva, Hwei Chi Chong, Pak Lin Chin, Shi Lu
Chia, Ngai Nung Lo and Seng Jin Yeo: Clin Orthop Surg. 2016;8:e19.
English. Published online Feb 15, 2016.
- Robotic-assisted total
knee arthroplasty may lead to improvement in quality of life measures: A
2-year follow-up of a prospective randomized trial Knee Surgery, Sports
Traumatology, Arthroscopy: Liow MH, Goh GS, Wong MK, Chin PL, Tay DK,
Yeo SJ.-Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2016 Mar 26 Ref.: Ms. No.
- Intravenous versus intra-articular tranexamic
acid in total knee arthroplasty: A double-blinded randomised controlled
noninferiority trial. Chen JY, Chin PL, Moo IH, Pang HN, Tay DK, Chia
SL, Lo NN, Yeo SJ.-Knee. 2016 Jan;23(1):152-6. doi:
10.1016/j.knee.2015.09.004. Epub 2015 Dec 30.
- Age and
Preoperative Knee Society Score Are Significant Predictors of Outcomes
Among Asians Following Total Knee Arthroplasty.-Bin Abd Razak HR, Tan
CS, Chen YJ, Pang HN, Tay KJ, Chin PL, Chia SL, Lo NN, Yeo SJ.-J Bone
Joint Surg Am. 2016 May 4;98(9):735-41. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.15.00280
to Letter to the Editor on "Functional Outcome and Quality of Life
After Patient-Specific Instrumentation in Total Knee Arthroplasty". Chen
JY, Chin PL, Tay DK, Chia SL, Lo NN, Yeo SJ
administration of tranexamic acid in total hip arthroplasty.-Chen JY, Lo
NN, Tay DK, Chin PL, Chia SL, Yeo SJ.-J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2015
- Gender difference in outcome after total knee
replacement. Lim JB, Chi CH, Lo LE, Lo WT, Chia SL, Yeo SJ, Chin PL, Tay
KJ, Lo NN. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2015 Aug;23(2):194-7.
total knee arthroplasty in Singaporean women. Lim JB, Chong HC, Ling K,
Teo A, Yeo SJ, Chia SL, Chin PL, Tay D, Lo NN. J Orthop Surg (Hong
Kong). 2015 Aug;23(2):190-3.
- Short-term outcome after
computer-assisted versus conventional total knee arthroplasty: a
randomised controlled trial. Lee WT, Chin PL, Lo NN, Yeo SJ. J Orthop
Surg (Hong Kong). 2015 Apr;23(1):71-5.
- Comparison of patient
quality of life scores and satisfaction after common orthopedic surgical
interventions. Lim JB, Chou AC, Yeo W, Lo NN, Chia SL, Chin PL, Tay DK,
Yeo SJ. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2015 Aug;25(6):1007-12. doi:
10.1007/s00590-015-1635-0. Epub 2015 Apr 19.
- Reducing allograft
contamination and disease transmission: intraosseous temperatures of
femoral head allografts during autoclaving. Ang CY, Yew AK, Tay DK, Chia
SL, Yeo SJ, Lo NN, Chin PL. Singapore Med J. 2014 Oct;55(10):526-8.
for an appointment with dr CHIN, contact:
The Orthopaedic Centre (Novena)
Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre 38 Irrawaddy Road #09-42 Singapore 329563
- Phone: + 65 6339 5063
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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