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Assoc Prof Chin Yuan Hui, Andrew

Senior Consultant

Department of Hand Surgery


Dr Andrew Chin graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1995. He was appointed Senior Consultant in the Department of Hand Surgery in May 2012.

Dr Chin did his 1-year advance fellowship training specializing in Wrist Conditions and Disorders at the Centre for Hand And Upper Limb Surgery, Wrightington Hospital in Wigan, UK and at Kaplan Institute in Barcelona, Spain under the tutelage of renown wrist surgeons: Prof John Stanley, Drs Ian Trail, Marc Garcia-Elias and Alberto Lluch.

Dr Andrew Chin’s sub-specialty interests include
- Wrist Surgery
- Minimally Invasive Hand Surgery


  • National University of Singapore 1995: MBBS
  • 2000: FRCS ((Edinburgh)
  • 2005: FAMS (Singapore)


  • Senior Consultant, Hand Surgery, SGH; Head of Department 2009 - 2018
  • Honorary Secretary, Singapore Society for Hand Surgery Present
  • Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore Present
  • Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Present
  • Honorary Secretary, Chapter of Hand Surgeons, College of Surgeons, Singapore Present
  • Member, British Society for Surgery of the Hand Present
  • Clinical Teacher, National University of Singapore Present
  • Member, Specialist  Training Committee (Hand Surgery), MOH Present
  • Company Commander, Medical unit, Singapore Armed Forces Present


  • EXSA 2008 Silver Category  11 Nov 08
  • SingHealth CPIP project Merit Award winner  2008
  • Good conduct medal, Singapore Armed Forces  2007
  • SingHealth HMDP Award 2005
  • Letter of Commendation, Singapore Armed Forces 2001


  • Anterior subfascial transposition of the ulnar nerve
    Journal of Hand Surgery, 2003; 28B(1):73-6.
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome - Splinting or Surgery? A systematic review
    SGH Proceeding, 2005:14(2)
  • Complex Carpal Dissociation With Open Complete, and Divergent Trapezium, Capitate, and Hamate Dislocation: A Case Report
    J Hand Surg, 2007; 32A(9):1363-6
  • Combined reverse Perilunate and axial-ulnar dislocation of the wrist: A Case report
    J Hand Surg, 2008; 33(5):672-676
  • Book Chapter – “Trigger Digits” – 2003
    Published in Painful Conditions of the Hand and Wrist: Diagnosis and Treatment

Last Modified Date :04 Jan 2010