Dr Peng Yeong PinMBBS, FRCS(Edinburgh), FAMS(Hand Surgery)
Pacific Hand Surgery
290 Orchard Road #12-01
Tel: (65) 6510 1989
Fax: (65) 6883 6967
Dr YP Peng graduated from the National University of Singapore medical school in 1993, became a fellow of the Royal College of Edinburgh in 1999 and obtained his specialist accreditation as a Hand Surgeon from the ministry of health in 2002.
He went on to complete a Microsurgical fellowship at the Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taiwan and subsequently a Hand Surgery fellowship in Kleinert and Kutz Associates in the US with the Higher Manpower development Award in 2003 and 2004.
Upon his return, he set up the microsurgical training laboratory in the National University hospital and was clinical director and consultant in the Department of Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery from 2006-2008. He went on to head the department from 2009-2012. During his tenure, the department set up the Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery Centre in NUH with a staff of 11 hand surgeons.
Dr Peng’s clinical interest is in surgery for trauma in the hand and wrist, replantation and reconstructive microsurgery. He also provided microsurgical support to the liver transplant teams. He has published on new surgical flap techniques in the lower limb and was on the teaching faculty for flaps of the hand at the recent American Society for Surgery of the Hand meeting. His other clinical interest covers care for degenerative conditions of the hands. He believes that clinical outcomes will determine cost effective treatment in hand surgery, he continues to purse clinical database studies in clinical research.
Dr Peng was a clinician educator during his tenure in institution and was involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. He is regularly involved as invited speaker for local and international meetings. He sits on the specialist training committee in hand surgery as well as the residency accreditation committee at Ministry of Health. He was the president of the Singapore Society for Surgery of the Hand from 2009-2011.
He enjoys running, tennis, the game of golf as well as music and traveling.
24 hr Emergency Care for Hand Injuries
Our team of hand surgeons are rostered to be available to tend to any acute injuries of the hand and wrist. These will range from relatively minor crush injury of the fingertips to more complex wounds affecting underlying tendons , nerves and arteries, to complete amputations of limbs. We are equipped to perform replantation surgery round the clock.
Immediate Hand Surgery Care
Many of the trauma to the upper limb require urgent attention. Early reduction of finger and wrist fractures minimizes pain and deformity. Early attention to hand infections will minimize tissue loss and preserve function. You will be able to see a hand surgeon in Hand Surgery Associates (HSA) on short notice as we understand the urgent nature of hand conditions.
Comprehensive Hand Surgery Care
The complete range of treatment options for hand conditions is available at Hand Surgery Associates. Kindly refer to our section under symptoms for the specific conditions. Our treatment process always starts with a detailed history and clinical examination before our hand surgeons will recommend individualized treatment for each patient. Many of the hand conditions are treated conservatively with activity modification, therapy or medication. Surgery can be the best option for some instances and our aim is to help you understand your diagnosis and achieve the best outcome.
This important aspect of hand surgery involves guided mobilization for hand surgery patients and the use of protective splints for rehabilitation. Our hand surgeons look after the rehabilitation of their patients and you will be referred to therapists when required.
Prosthesis complete the range of expertise a hand surgery service will provide. They improve the body image of the patients with deformities.