Bjios DR Khong Kok Sun

Dr Khong Kok Sun

Trauma, Tumour, Minimally Invasive Surgery & Joint Reconstruction

MBBS, FRCS (Orth Surg)(Glasg), MMED (Gen Surg)

Dr Khong is a specialist in musculoskeletal tumour surgery, orthopedic trauma, sports surgery, joint reconstruction and replacement. He is also part of the teaching faculty for institutions in Switzerland, Singapore and the USA and is an appointed Adjunct Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore (NUS). His other appointments included expert consultant to Zimmer Inc (USA), visiting consultant at St Luke’s Community Hospital and Lieutenant-Colonel during national service, when he was commanding a Combat Surgical Hospital. He was also the President of the Singapore Orthopedic Association (2004), concurrently the Programme Director of Specialty Training Committee (Orthopedics) of Academy of Medicine (Singapore), and held memberships with the Advisory Committee for Orthopedic Surgery (MOH) and Specialist Medical Board (Orthopedics) with the Singapore Armed Forces.

Prior to private practice, Dr Khong had worked at the Singapore General Hospital and Alexandra Hospital before being awarded a government scholarship at Mayo Clinic (USA) to be trained as the first surgeon to perform musculoskeletal tumour surgery in Singapore. He was later awarded a fellowship in orthopedic trauma at the Shock Trauma Centre in Baltimore, USA.

Dr Khong graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of the NUS (1977). He was a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Glasgow) and completed his Master of Medicine (General Surgery).

Speaks English, Mandarin, Cantonese and Bahasa Melayu

2013 – Reviewer, Indian Journal of Orthopaedics – Online, Teaching Faculty of AO-Education, AO Foundation, Switzerland, Course Director Cadaveric Trauma Courses, Zimmer Institute, USA

Medical Board for MHC or insurance company?

2005 – Course Organiser, Zimmer Mechanobiology Trauma Courses, Asia Pacific 

2002 – Adjunct Assoc Professor, Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery, National University of Singapore

2001 – Visiting Consultant, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National University Hospital

1999 – Member, Advisory Committee on Orthopaedic Surgery, Ministry Of Health Singapore

  1. “Floating Fibula” secondary to traumatic dislocation of the ankle joint, ankle syndesmosis and proximal tibiofibular joint – A Case Report.” Hey Hwee Weng Dennis, Lau Puang Huh Bernard, Joseph Thambiah, Khong Kok Sun, Diarmuid Paul Murphy JBJS Case Connect 2013;3:e107 (Oct)
  2. “Trans-iliosacral plating for vertically unstable fractures of sacral spine associated with spinopelvic dissociation: A cadaveric study”. P Padalkar, BP Pereira, A Kathare, KS Khong, F Kagda, J Thambiah. Ind J Orth-Online Vol 6(3) pg 274-278
  3. “Improving stability of locking compression plates through a design modification: a computational investigation”. Anitha, Shamal Das De, Khong Kok Sun, Hitendra K. Doshi and Taeyong Lee. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, Mar 2013
  1. “Design of fracture fixation plate for necessary and sufficient bone stress shielding” Ramakrishna, K., Sridhar, I., Sivashanker,S., Khong, K.S., Ghista, D.N., Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers-Series C, 47(4), pp. 1-9. (2004)
  1. “Analysis of an Internal Fixation of a Long Bone Fracture”, K Ramakrishna, I Sridhar , KS Khong, S Sivashanker, VK Ganesh, DN Ghista. J Mech in Med and Biol, Vol 5 (1):1-15 (Feb 2005)
  1. “Field Anaesthesia: Experience of the Singapore Armed Forces“, KS Ng, CM Chin, M Wong, KS Khong. Critical Care & Shock, Vol 4(3):157-162 (2001)
  1. “Cervical Cord Injury in an Elderly Man with a Fused Spine”, R Rahmat, KS Khong. Sing Med J Vol 42(8): 380-384, (2001)
  1. “A Case of Mycobacterium scrofulaceum Osteomyelitis of the Wrist“, LL Phoa, KS Khong, TP Thamboo, KN Sin FL. Annals Academy of Medicine, Singapore, Vol 29(5): 678-681, Sep 2000.
  1. “A Study of Joint Mobility in a Normal Population”, Seow CCD, Chow PKH, Khong KS. Annals, Academy of Medicine Singapore, Vol. 28 (2): 231-6, Mar 1999
  1. “The effect of storage at -70 degrees C and -150 degrees C on the torsion properties of the canine femur.” Pereira BP. Khong KS. Ng RT. Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore. 28(1):37-43, Jan1999.
  1. “Predilection for Supracondylar Fractures in Children with Cubital Recurvatum”, Chang KY, Tho KS, Khong KS. Annals, Academy of Medicine Singapore, Vol 26(4):453-5, Jul 1997
  1. “Radiation Dosage from use of the Image Intensifier in Orthopaedic Surgery”, Lo NN, Goh JMY, Khong KS. Sing Med J, Vol 37(1): 69-71, May 1996
  1. “Torsional Performance of Canine Femoral Osteotomy Union”, JC Goh, KS Khong, SK Tan. Annals Acad Medicine Singapore, Vol 23(6): 879-884, Dec 1994
  1. “The Influence of Ultra-low Freezing on the Torsional Properties of the Canine Diaphyseal Femur”, Pereira B, Khong KS. Proc. 7th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, SIN, 2-4 Dec 1992
  1. “Osteosarcoma in a 14-month Old Female Child”, Lim Tan SK, Khong KS. Annals Academy of Medicine, 15(1):87-91, Jan 1986
  1. “Primary Oral Malignant Melanoma”, Lee ST, Ngim RC, Khong, KS. Annals Academy of Medicine, 12(2 suppl):411-5, Apr 1983
  1. Minimally Invasive Helical Plating for Shaft of Humerus Fractures: Technique and Outcome. Tan JC, Kagda FH, Murphy D, Thambiah JS, Khong KS.
  1. “Long-Term Performance of Custom Prosthetic Replacement for Tumors of the Proximal Femur”, Khong KS, Chao EYS, Sim FH. in New Developments For Limb Salvage In Musculoskeletal Tumors: Kyocera Orthopaedic Symposium, pp 403-411: Ed. T. Yamamuro, Springer Verlag, Tokyo, 1989
  1. “How to give a lecture”, Khong, KS, Hadlaw-Law, L. in “AO Principles of Teaching and Learning”, AO_Publishing, Thieme. 2005 (ISBN 3-13-141051-5)
  2. “Mechanobiology”, Khong KS, Kotlanka RK, Ghista, DN, in AO Manual of Fracture Management: Minimally Invasive Plate Osteosynthesis (MIPO). AO Publishing. Thieme. 2007 (ISBN 3-13-143391-4)
  3. “Intraoperative Imaging”, Khong KS, Kagda F, in AO Manual of Fracture Management: Minimally Invasive Plate Osteosynthesis (MIPO). AO Publishing. Thieme. 2007 (ISBN 3-13-143391-4)
  4. “Tibia and Fibula, shaft”, Apivatthakakul T, Khong KS, in AO Manual of Fracture Management: Minimally Invasive Plate Osteosynthesis (MIPO). AO Publishing. Thieme. 2007 (ISBN 3-13-143391-4)
  5. “Mechanobiology”, Khong KS, Kotlanka RK, Ghista, DN, in AO Manual of Fracture Management: Minimally Invasive Plate Osteosynthesis (MIPO). AO Publishing. Thieme. 2007 (ISBN 3-13-143391-4)
  6. “Soft Tissue Approaches”, Babst R, Khong KS. In AO Principles of Fracture Management, Ed. T Ruedi, W Buckley, C Moran, 2nd expanded Ed. (2007)