Dr Wang Lushun

Dr Wang Lushun
Senior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBBS (S’pore), MRCS (Edin), MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho) (Edin)

Dr LS Wang is a highly skilled and high-volume surgeon with more than 18 years of experience. As a Senior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and former Head of the Hip and Knee Division in Ng Teng Fong Hospital, he has won awards for superior patient outcomes (value driven), service quality and enhanced recovery programmes. His patients include current and former national athletes and sporting professionals.

Having trained in world renowned centres of excellences in UK and France, he has extensive experience in ligament, meniscal and cartilage sports surgeries and complex revision hip and knee replacement surgery. In UK, Dr Wang was awarded the Sir John Charnley Arthroplasty and Sports Reconstruction Fellowship in Wrightington Hospital, a UK designated Centre of Excellence. In France, Dr Wang underwent further training at the Albert Trillat Orthopaedic Centre which is an ISAKOS (International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery / Sports Orthopaedics Medicine) and ESSKA (European Society of Sports and Knee Arthroscopy) approved centre as well as a FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence.

Dr Wang also pioneers advanced minimally invasive techniques for enhanced recovery such as robotic knee surgery and hip surgery (direct superior and direct anterior approaches). He is international recognised and is highly sought after to instruct and has accreditated surgeons from China, Japan, India, Australia, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore in hip and knee surgery.

Dr Wang is trusted by the Orthopaedic community. He has been appointed as Adjunct Asst Professor with the National University of Singapore and is a Member of the National Residency Advisory Committee for Orthopaedics. He also acts as examiner and is a member of the Masters of Medicine (Orthopaedics) Committee with the National University of Singapore) and is a core faculty member of the NUHS Orthopaedic Residency Program.

Outside of work, Dr LS Wang is an avid sports person who plays football and futsal on a regular basis. In his younger days, he was captain of his medical university team in NUS and also covering medical doctor for then SAFFC (Singapore Armed Forces Football Club). He has an avid interest in tropical fish keeping and aquascaping.

Leadership on Orthopaedic Advisory Boards
Double Fellowships at Centres of Excellence
Senior Consultant with Over 18 Years of Experience
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British, French and Singapore-trained
  • Graduated from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore in 2005, having been placed on the Dean's List
  • Appointed as Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2015
  • Undertook Sir John Charnley Hip and Knee Arthroplasty and Sports Soft Tissue Reconstruction Fellowship at world-renowned Wrightington Hospital in 2017. UK designated Centre of Excellence
  • Completed Lower limb Sport Soft Tissue Reconstruction and Arthroplasty Fellowship at FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence Lyon Croix-Rousse University Hospital in 2017
More Than 18 Years of Experience
  • Former Senior Consultant, Hip and Knee Division (Adult Reconstruction and Sports Surgery) Orthopaedics, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
  • Former Head of Division of Hip and Knee Service, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
  • Visiting Consultant at National University Hospital
  • Visiting Consultant at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
  • Former Visiting Consultant at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
  • Adjunct Asst Professor with the National University of Singapore
  • Member of the National Residency Advisory Committee for Orthopaedics.
  • Examiner on the Masters of Medicine (Orthopaedics) Committee with the National University of Singapore)
  • Core faculty member of the NUHS Orthopaedic Residency Program.
Dr LS Wang is experienced with the use of robotic systems in treating complex hip and knee conditions that provide higher precision and smaller incisions.
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In 2023, Dr LS Wang’s highlights include:
  • Being the first surgeon to introduce, train and perform the ROSA Zimmer Robotic Knee Replacement at Parkway Hospitals in Mount Elizabeth Orchard.
  • Performing the first bilateral ROSA knee replacements in Mount Elizabeth Orchard and Mount Alvernia Hospital.
  • Being a pioneer in MIS hip replacement surgery, being the only surgeon trained in both Direct Anterior and Direct Superior Approaches in Singapore. He routinely performs these surgeries, including the first Direct Anterior in Mount Elizabeth Novena and the first Bilateral Direct Anterior Hip Replacement in Mount Alvernia Hospital.
  • Performing complex knee replacements such as Posterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction and Revision ACLs.
  • Ministry of Health, ACE, Value Based Healthcare Conference 2022, Superior outcomes in Total Knee Replacements (Value Drive Outcomes Project), Top 3 Best Presentation (Poster)
  • Service Quality Awards, Service Champion NTFGH 2019
  • Service Quality Awards, Service Ambassador NTFGH 2019
  • Human Manpower Development Program (HMDP) Award, Jurong Health, Singapore, 2016
  • Dean's List NUS Medicine 2002
  • The Natural History of Voiding Function after Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy. Wang L, Chung SF, Yip SK, Lau WK, Cheng CW, Sim HG. Urologic Oncology April 2009
  • The Natural History and Prognosticative Factors of Adult Extremity Soft Tissue Sarcomas: an Asian perspective. Wang L, Tan MH. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2010 Oct;39(10):771-7.
  • Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: A brief review of its pathophysiology, presentation, assessment, natural history and management. Wang L, Hee HT, Wong HK.. Orthopaedics and Trauma, Volume 25, Issue 3, June 2011, 181-189
  • Surgically Treated Cervical Myelopathy: A functional outcome comparison between multiple level anterior cervical decompression and laminoplasty. CS Seng, B Tow, Wang L, R Khoo, H Rahmatullah, N Maran, KS Yew, SB Tan, W Yeo, M Yue Spine J. 2013 Jul;13(7):723-31
  • Atraumatic Spontaneous Spinal Epidural Haematomas, a rare complication of anti-platelet treatment. Wang L, G Liu, N Kumar, Wong HK. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 2012;20(3):386-90
  • Retrograde Cement Arteriovenogram of Nutrient Vessels following Hemiarthroplasty of the hip. Wang L, Gardner AW, Kwek EB, Naidu GR. Acta Orthop Belg. 2012 Aug;78(4):431-5.
  • Locking Knee after Intra-articular Migration of Broken Patella Tension Band Wire; An Interesting Route Via A Non-Union Gap. Wang L, Lee Kt. Acta Orthopaedica et Traumatologica Turcica Journal Issue 6 Nov 2013
  • The Functional impact and Natural History of Cutaneous Hypoaesthesia following Plate Fixation of Mid-shaft Clavicle Fractures; a 2 year follow up study. Wang L, Kwek EB, Ang ML. Indian J Orthop. 2014 Jan;48(1):10-3.
  • Higher doses of topical tranexamic acid safely improves immediate functional outcomes and reduces transfusion requirement in total knee arthroplasty. Wu, C., Tan, C. & Wang, L. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg (2020)
  • Local infiltration of analgesia and tranexamic acid is safe and efficacious in reducing blood loss and comparable to intra-articular tranexamic acid in total knee replacements. Harish S, Cheryl M P Tan, Wang L Singapore Med J 2021 Oct
  • Arthroscopic modular suspensory fixation of posterior cruciate ligament tibial avulsion fracture: a novel technique. Joel Lee Zhao Jie, Lushun Wang. Arthrosc Orthop Sports Med 2021;8:61-66
  • Parkour and chronic quadriceps tendon rupture: A novel technique for repair and reconstruction of the extensor mechanism utilising suture anchors and allograft augmentation. Danel Lee, Yasser, Lushun Wang. Accepted 2022 Annals of Clinical case reports.

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