Dr Chan Kok Yu is an orthopaedic surgeon specialised in Joints & Sports Surgery. He treats conditions and sports injuries of the knee, shoulder & hip. Dr Chan specialises in knee & hip replacement surgery, arthroscopic surgery of the knee and shoulder. He is currently practicing at Gleneagles Penang Hospital in Penang, Malaysia.
Dr Chan Kok Yu specialises in treating injuries & conditions of the knee, hip and shoulder. These are the conditions / injuries treated by him :
Knee inflammatory arthritis
PCL & complex multi-ligament (PLC, LCL,MCL) injuries
Patella (knee-cap) pain / instability
Shoulder dislocation / instability
Acromioclavicular joint - ACJ dislocation / instability
Rotator cuff tendinitis / tears
Hip avascular necrosis
Hip inflammatory arthritis
Adult hip dysplasia
Hip ligament & sports injuries
Femoro-acetabular impingement (FAI)
GENERAL ORTHOPAEDIC CONDITIONS & FRACTURES
The reconstruction surgeries of the ACL, PCL are performed using arthroscopy (key-hole sized incisions) under direct view with an arthroscopic camera.
Computer Assisted Knee Replacement (CAS TKR) achieves better accuracy/ precision in the operation and gives more consistent results.
— Computer Assisted Surgery - Total Knee Replacement
Dr. Chan obtained his medical degree from the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 1999. He subsequently underwent specialist training in orthopaedics and was awarded his specialist degree (Masters of Orthopaedic Surgery) from the University of Malaya in 2008. Dr. Chan is registered as an orthopaedic surgeon in the National Specialist Register, Malaysia. In 2010, Dr. Chan did fellowship training in joint replacement & sports surgery at the Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore. He also trained in knee cartilage repair surgery in Rosemont, Illinois, USA in the year 2012 (Arthroscopy Association of North America Master Course). In 2015, Dr Chan underwent training in hip arthroscopy in York, United Kingdom.
Dr Chan Kok Yu performed the knee surgery and we were allowed to go to the hospital on Friday.