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Dr Chong Chew Wei

Dr Chong Chew Wei


Senior Consultant

Singapore General Hospital

Specialty: Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery

Clinical Interest: Micro-Reconstructive Surgery

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital


Dr Chong joined Department of Hand Surgery as a medical officer in 2009. She completed her Advanced Surgery Training in Hand Surgery and is cuurently a Consultant Surgeon. In 2016, she spent a year in the world-renowned Department of Plastic Surgery at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital (Linkou) as a Clinical Fellow where she focused on enhancing her reconstructive microsurgery skills. She is a member of the Advanced Microsurgery and Peripheral Nerve Services in SGH Department of Hand Surgery and has been active in advanced microsurgery upon her return from fellowship.

Dr Chong was appointed Education Officer in the Department of Hand Surgery in 2017. She also serves as Clinical Core Faculty Member for SingHealth Hand Surgery Residency Program and Physician Faculty Member of SingHealth Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program.

Dr Chong was elected as Honorary Secretary of Chapter of Hand Surgery in 2017 and is actively involved in the development of Hand Surgery at the national level.


  • ​Clinical Core Faculty Member for SingHealth Hand Surgery Residency Program
  • Physician Faculty Member of SingHealth Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Clinical Lecturer, Hand Surgery, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Adjunct Instructor, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • ​Honorary Secretary, Chapter of Hand Surgery


  • Service with a Heart Award

Research Interests


  1. Chong CW, Cheng HL, Lin YT, Hsu CC, Chen SH
    Refining the Cross-Finger Flap: Considerations of Flap Insetting, Aesthetics and Donor Site Morbidity
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2017 Nov 28. pii: S1748-6815(17)30480-1.
  2. Chong CW, Chen SH.
    Step Cut Lengthening: A Technique for Treatment of Flexor Pollicis Longus Tendon Rupture.
    Ann Plast Surg. 2017 Nov 21. doi: 10.1097/SAP.0000000000001266.
  3. Chong CW, Ormston VE, Tan AB.
    Epidemiology of Hand Infection – A Comparative Study Between Year 2000 and 2009.
    HandSurg. 2013; 18(3):307-12. 
  4. Chong CW, Yam AK.
    Compression of superficial branch of radial nerve by calcinosis cutis causing neuropathic pain.
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 2010 35: 766.

Research Trials