Pang Hee Nee
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Dr Pang Hee Nee

Dr Pang Hee Nee

​MBBS (Spore), MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho)(Edin)

Senior Consultant

Singapore General Hospital

Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Interest: Adult Reconstruction Service

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgery Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital


Dr Pang Hee Nee completed his specialist training in May 2012. He went on to subspecialize in hip and knee surgery- primary, complex primary and revision joint replacement surgery by completing a clinical fellowship in London, Ontario, Canada. This is a large volume tertiary centre where he trained under various designer surgeons of widely used implants.

Dr Pang is familiar with the various hip approaches in joint replacement, including the direct approach to total hip replacement. He is interested in conducting research and has more than 20 publications currently. He is also actively involved in teaching.


  • FRCS(Orth)(Ed): obtained in May 2012 
  • Final MMed (Orth): obtained in Oct 2006 
  • Completed Basic Surgical traineeship: Oct 2006 
  • USMLE Step 2 CS in LA, USA passed in Sep 06 
  • MRCS Part 3: obtained in January 2006 
  • MBBS: National University Singapore, 2002 

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Clinical Lecturer, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Consultant in Adult Reconstruction Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, SGH
  • Clinical lecturer (NUS Clinical Faculty Scheme)
  • Visiting Consultant SAF Medical Corps



Research Interests


  • Pang HN, Chen CM. Incidence of thyroid cancer in goitres – Published Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2007 Apr;36(4):241-3. 
  • Pang HN, Lee YL, Puhaindran M, Yong FC, Tan AB. Mycobacteria marinum chronic flexor tenosynovitis of the hand – Published J Infect. 2007 Jun;54(6):584-8. Epub 2007 Jan 4. 
  • Pang HN, Yam A, Yong FC, Teoh LC. Pyogenic flexor tenosynovitis: a new clinical classification, prognosticating factors and microbiology – Published J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007 Aug;89(8):1742-8. 
  • Pang HN, Lee YL, Tan ABH. Pincer nails complicated by osteomyelitis. Published J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2007 Nov 9; [Epub ahead of print] 
  • Pang HN, Sathappan SS. Patellar reconstruction with bone graft from distal femoral resection in total knee arthroplasty- J Arthroplasty. 2008 Sep;23(6):939.e1-7. Epub 2008 Mar 14. 
  • Pang HN, Lo NN, Yeo SJ, Yang KY, Chong HC. Periarticular Steroid Injection Improves Outcome After Unicondylar Knee Arthroplasty- A Two-year Prospective Randomised Controlled Trial- J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2008 Jun;90(6):738-44. 
  • Pang HN. Nias. Chapter in SAF Medical Corps 40th anniversary book. 
  • Sathappan SS, Satku, Pang HN. Does Stress Shielding occur with the use of Long-stem Prosthesis in Total Knee Arthroplasty?- Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2009 Feb;17(2):179-83. Epub 2008 Oct 31. 
  • Pang HN, Puhaindran M, Yong FC. Fibrolipoma of Multiple Nerves in The Wrist– Singapore Med J. 2009 Aug;50(8):e283-6. 
  • Computer Assisted Gap Balancing Improves Outcome in Total Knee Arthroplasty, As Compared to Conventional Measured Resection - Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2011 Mar 30. [Epub ahead of print] 
  • Pang HN, Lee V, Chua WC, Seet Benjamin. Management of Heat Injuries- 20 Years of Experience in SAF 
  • Pang HN, Mong RP, Lee Vernon, Chua WC, Seet Benjamin. Treatment of Heat Injury Using A Portable Modified Body Cooling Unit in a Mass Endurance Event- Am J Emerg Med. 2010 Feb;28(2):246-8. 
  • Management of Osteomyelitis in Pincer Nails. SurgyTec. 2009 Mar 29. 
  • Pang HN, Lim W, Chua WC, Seet Benjamin. Management of Musculoskeletal Injuries Arising from the 2009 Western Sumatra Earthquake – J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2011 Apr;19(1):3-7. 
  • Computer navigation is a useful intra-operative tool for joint line measurement in total knee arthroplasty. Ee G, Pang HN, Chong HC, Tan MH, Lo NN, Yeo SJ. Knee. 2013 Aug;20(4):256-62. doi: 10.1016/j.knee.2012.10.026. Epub 2012 Dec 7. 
  • Evaluation of the relationship between anteroposterior translation of a posterior cruciate ligament-retaining total knee replacement and functional outcome. Seah RB, Pang HN, Lo NN, Chong HC, Chin PL, Chia SL, Yeo SJ. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2012 Oct;94(10):1362-5. 
  • Joint line changes in cruciate-retaining versus posterior-stabilized computer-navigated total knee arthroplasty. Bin Abd Razak HR, Pang HN, Yeo SJ, Tan MH, Lo NN, Chong HC. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2013 Jun;133(6):853-9. doi: 10.1007/s00402-013-1738-1. Epub 2013 Apr 16. 
  • Minimally Invasive Unicondylar Knee Arthoplasty in a Patellectomized Patient and review of literature – accepted Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 
  • Retrieval Analysis of Posterior Stabilized Polyethylene Tibial Inserts and Its Clinical Relevance. Pang HN, Jamieson P, Teeter MG, McCalden RW, Naudie DD, Macdonald SJ. J Arthroplasty. 2013 Jun 25. doi:pii: S0883-5403(13)00409-9. 10.1016/j.arth.2013.05.029. [Epub ahead of print] 
  • Joint line changes and outcomes in constrained versus unconstrained total knee arthroplasty for the type II valgus knee. Pang HN, Yeo SJ, Chong HC, Chin PL, Chia SL, Lo NN. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2013 Oct;21(10):2363-9. doi: 10.1007/s00167-013-2390-6. Epub 2013 Jan 16. 

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