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Assoc Prof Inderjeet Singh Rikhraj

A/Prof Inderjeet Singh Rikhraj from Sengkang General Hospital

Assoc Prof Inderjeet Singh Rikhraj

​MBBS (S'pore), FRCS (Glasg), FAMS, Master (Maastricht)

Senior Consultant

Singapore General Hospital

Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery

Sub-specialties: Foot & Ankle Service

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Foot and Ankle.

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital
  • Senior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgery Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital

Profile

​A/P Inderjeet was the first surgeon in Singapore to undergo Foot & Ankle Surgery training under the Ministry of Health's HMDP program.

He has been the Director of the Foot & Ankle Service at SGH since the year 2000. He has published papers in the top Foot & Ankle journals and has been invited to speak at conferences around Asia and the World.

During his tenure as Program Director in the SingHealth Residency Orthopaedic Program, the program has achieved top place twice among the SingHealth Residency Programs and continues to be in the top 3 positions.

Education

  • ​MBBS (S'pore)
  • FRCS (Glasg)
  • FAMS
  • Master (Maastricht)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • President, Singapore Orthopaedic Association, March 2017 - February 2018
  • President, Asia Pacific Society for Foot and Ankle Surgery, October 2015 - November 2017
  • Council Member, Chapter of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Academy of Medicine, Singapore, May 2015 - present
  • Chairman, SGH Medisave Audit Committee, January 2011 - 2015

Awards

  • SGH Scholarship to study Masters in Health Profession Education, Maastricht, July 2015 - June 2017
  • Long Service Award, SingHealth, 2016
  • Long Service Medal, Singapore Government, 2015

Research Interests

Publications

  • Early Functional, Radiological Outcomes and Satisfaction Rates of Total Ankle Arthroplasty in an Asian Population.  Tan SM, Bin Abdul Razak HR, Singh Rikhraj I. Foot Ankle Specialist, Jan 2018.
  • Effect of Mechanical Axis Correction on Outcomes of Hallux Valgus Surgery.  Merrill Lee, Jerry Yongqian Chen, Haobin Chen, Hwei Chi Chong, Kevin Koo, Inderjeet Rikhraj Singh. The Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery 57, 2018, 111-115.
  • Flexor hallucis longus transfer versus turndown flaps augmented with flexor hallucis longus transfer in the repair of chronic Achilles tendon rupture.  Don Koh, Jeremy Lim, Jerry Y. Chen, Inderjeet R. Singh, Kevin Koo. Foot and Ankle Surgery, Available Online 10 November 2017.
  • Clinical and Radiological Outcomes Comparing Percutaneous Chevron-Akin Osteotomies vs Open Scarf-Akin Osteotomies for Hallux Valgus.  Mun Chun Lai, Inderjeet Singh Rikhraj, Yew Lok Woo, William Yeo, Yung Chuan Sean Ng, Kevin Foo. Foot & Ankle International Dec 2017.
  • Insertional Achilles Tendinopathy: the Lateral versus Central Approach. A retrospective operative outcome study.  Xia Z, Zhang TK, Yew AKS, Rikhraj IS. Sing Med Journ Oct 2017.
  • Surgical Correction of Haglund's Triad Using a Central Tendon-Splitting Approach: A Retrospective Outcomes Study.  Xia Z, Yew AKS, Zhang TK, Su HCD, Ng YCS, Rikhraj IS. J Foor Ankle Surg, Aug 2017.
  • Minimal Clinically Important Differences for American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Score in Hallux Valgus Surgery.  Hiok Yang Chan, Jerry Yongqiang Chen, MBBS, Suraya Zainul-Abidin, Hao Ying, Kevin Koo, Inderjeet Singh Rikhraj. FAI, May 2017.
  • Clinical and radiological outcomes of concomitant endoscopic gastrocnemius release with scarf osteotomy.  Mun Chun Lai, Jerry Yongqiang Chen, Yeong Huei Ng, Hwei Chi Chong, Kevin Oon Thien Koo, Inderjeet Singh Rikhraj. Foot And Ankle Surgery, March 2017.
  • Tibial Sesamoid Position Influence on Functional Outcome and Satisfaction After Hallux Valgus Surgery.  Chen JY, Rikhraj K, Gatot C, Lee JY, Singh Rikhraj I. Foot Ankle Int. Aug 2016.
  • Pain Resolution After Hallux Valgus Surgery.  Jerry Yongqiang Chen, Benjamin Fu Hong Ang, Lei Jiang, MBBS, Nicholas Eng Meng Yeo, Kevin Koo, Inderjeet Singh Rikhraj. Foot Ankle Int. June 2016.

Research Trials

  • Osteoporosis in Patients with Hip Fractures - A Three-Arm Prospective Study using Calcium, Fosamax and Rocaltrol - started in 1997, completed in 1999.  Publication: Prospective Randomised Study of the Effect of Alendronate (Fosamax), Calcitriol (Rocaltrol) and Calcium on the Bone Mineral Density of Patients with Osteoporotic Hip Fractures.  Journal of Asean Orthopaedic Association, Vol 15 No. 1 July 2002.
  • Development of Titanium Vertebral Prosthesis.  Role: Investigator.  Study completed in 1997.  Publication: Use of Titanium Prosthesis to Bridge a vertebral Gap in the Spine - A Preliminary Experimental Study.  Annals Academy of Medicine, Singapore, Jan 1999, Vol 28 No. 1.