Dr James Tan Chung Hui graduated from the Faculty of Medicine NUS and obtained Masters of Medicine (Orthopaedics). He is also a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh). He received further specialist training in the renowned Department of Sportsorthopaedics, Technical University of Munich, Germany, under the tutelage of Professor Andreas Imhoff. Currently, he is the Head of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, as well as Sports Medicine Centre at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital.
Dr Tan specialises in treating sports injuries of the knee, shoulder and elbow joints, as well as cartilage surgery. He is also well versed in arthroscopy, arthroplasty and muscle-tendon transfers of the shoulder joint. In addition, he has published original research articles on the shoulder joint and the upper limb.
Dr Tan is the Principal Investigator of tissue engineering (bone, meniscus and tendon) projects awarded National Medical Research Council grants and collaborates with scientists from Nanyang Technological University and Technical University of Munich. He has a great passion for teaching and is appointed Adjunct Assistant Professor by the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore.