Dr Lai Kah Weng

Dr Lai Kah Weng
Dr Lai Kah Weng
  • Island Orthopaedic Consultants


    6 Napier Road #02-16
    Gleneagles Medical Centre
    Singapore 258499

    6476 1697
  • Island Orthopaedic Consultants Pte Ltd


    38 Irrawaddy Road #05-42
    Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
    Singapore 329563

    6352 0215
  • Specialty

    • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, National University of Singapore
    • Diploma in Aviation Medicine, UK
    • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK
    • Master of Medicine (Orthopaedics)
    • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (Orthopaedics), UK
  • Languages Spoken

    • Bahasa Indonesia
    • Cantonese
    • English
    • German
    • Hokkien
    • Malay
    • Mandarin


  • Dr Lai Kah Weng is an orthopaedic surgeon practising at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital and Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore. He subspecialises in arthroscopic joint and ligament reconstruction surgery, knee and hip replacement surgery and orthopaedic trauma surgery.
  • Dr Lai completed his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and thereafter completed a 6-year residency programme in aviation medicine with the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF). He was the first Singaporean to be awarded the prestigious Stewart Memorial Prize in 2002 for graduating top of his Diploma in aviation medicine in London, UK. During his time as a flight surgeon in the RSAF, he commanded a medical squadron and was deployed to East Timor on a United Nations peacekeeping mission.
  • Dr Lai was formerly an orthopaedic consultant in the sports and hip/knee divisions and a faculty member of the postgraduate orthopaedic residency training programme at the National University Hospital (NUH). During his time there, he also underwent an orthopaedic knee arthroscopy, arthroplasty and trauma fellowship in 2014 with Dr Myles Coolican, Dr David Parker and Dr Brett Fritsch at the Sydney Orthopaedic Research Institute at the Royal North Shore Hospital in New South Wales, Australia.
  • Dr Lai has presented at various international orthopaedic meetings, giving numerous talks to the public and fellow healthcare providers. Dr Lai is also a full member of the Singapore Orthopaedic Association and currently helps out as a co-chairman of the scientific committee at its annual scientific meeting.


  • Stewart Memorial prize for graduating top of Diploma in aviation medicine (2002)

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