Dr Gowreeson Thevendran - Orthopaedic Specialist


Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery

About Dr Gowreeson

MBChB (Bristol), MRCS.Ed, Dip. Sports Med.Ed, FRCS.Ed ( Trauma & Ortho. ), FAMS (Singapore)

Dr. Gowreeson Thevendran is an orthopaedic surgeon with Island Orthopaedic, a one-stop care for orthopaedic health under Healthway Medical Group. Dr. Gowreeson is an orthopaedic surgeon with a specialist interest in lower limb orthopaedic conditions.


For hip replacement surgery, do refer to our list of surgery treatments. Dr Gowreeson will assess your condition and recommend it the surgery is required. Read More

For knee replacement surgery, do refer to our surgery expertise page. Prior to the confirmation of the surgery, Dr Gowreeson will perform a thorough assessment of any injury to your knee and determine if an implant is needed. Read More

For sprained ankle or fractured ankle conditions, do consult Dr Gowreeson who will make a thorough assessment of your ankle and ensure the best long term outcome for your health. Read More

For shoulder injuries and rotator cuff injuries, do consult Dr Gowreeson to understand the exact source of the pain – tendinitis, bursitis, impingement or rotator cuff tear. Read More

A serious injury commonly associated with sports is that your Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL). In cases where your ACL tears, a ACL reconstruction surgery may be required. Read More

Orthopaedic Specialist In Singapore

If you are suffering from any type of musculoskeletal discomfort due to sports injury, back pain, arthritis or fracture, you should consult an orthopaedic surgeon. In Singapore, you can visit Dr. Gowreeson, a qualified orthopaedic surgeon to seek proper treatment for painful conditions related to your knee, hip, sports injuries, trauma, or fractures. As the Chief of Foot & Ankle Surgery at the Department of Orthopaedics, Dr Gowreeson is also experienced in treating foot and ankle conditions.

The foot and ankle are complex structures that can be damaged by a variety of conditions, including fractures, sprains, and infections. From high-impact sports to even daily activities in Singapore, your body is susceptible to common orthopaedic problems such as ankle sprainsplantar fasciitis and hammer and claw toe.

When the pain persists and you are unable to walk without assistance, this is an indication that you need the expert opinion of a foot and ankle specialist. In addition, if your foot has swelling in the heel or arch area, these are signs of injury that require immediate care. If you suffer from any foot and ankle ailment, it is important to know when to visit a centre and see an orthopaedic specialist or surgeon. Your doctor will then advise the appropriate treatment or surgery in order to help you get back on your feet again.

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To ensure recovery from an injury or illness affecting these areas, it is important to consult a doctor as soon as possible. An orthopaedic surgeon will understand how each injury should be treated and what treatments are available for various types of conditions. Before searching for “a foot specialist near me” or “centre for orthopaedics”, you can simply book an appointment with Orthofoot MD and drop by our orthopaedic clinic in Singapore. Rest assured, our orthopaedic doctors will assess your condition and recommend surgery if necessary.

1. What foot conditions require surgery?

Your foot and ankle doctor will inform you if surgery is required. Where symptoms persist, a surgical procedure may be recommended as a treatment option for Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction, damaged hip replacement, torn ankle ligament, osteoarthritis, foot bunions and flat feet.

2. What is the difference between a doctor and an orthopaedic doctor?

This is a common question that first-time patients have when visiting an orthopaedic centre in Singapore. An orthopaedic doctor is different from general doctors as they specialise in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries such as fractures, sprains or strains.

Orthopaedics are often consulted if you are suffering from age-related conditions such as arthritis or if you have had an injury to your foot and ankle. They can either do surgery to repair ankle fractures or prescribe exercises for rehabilitating injured muscles to improve your mobility.

3. How do I prepare for an orthopaedic appointment?

To prepare for your appointment, remember to bring along all relevant medical records, including any X-rays or scans that have been done recently in Singapore. Make sure to wear loose, comfortable clothing, so the specialist can properly examine your foot and ankle areas during the consultation.

4. What can I expect at my appointment with an orthopaedic foot and ankle specialist?

Bear in mind, your orthopaedic doctor will want to understand your condition and other medical history. Thus, in addition to your medical records, you may share the details about how the injury occurred. The orthopaedic doctor would also want to know more about the underlying cause of the pain, so be sure to answer as thoroughly as possible. After evaluating your condition, your specialist can then discuss the treatment options to manage the foot and ankle pain.

5. What questions should I ask my orthopaedic doctor?

To address your concerns, it is important to come ready with questions to ask when you visit your orthopaedic doctor. In order to make a more informed decision, you can ask the following:

  • What is their experience with your type of injury?
  • Should you be undergoing surgery, will you need additional treatment after the procedure?
  • Depending on your lifestyle, how long will recovery take?
  • What exercises should you do at home?

This can give you a clearer understanding of what to expect moving forward.

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6. What is an orthopaedic clinic?

An orthopaedic clinic is managed by a team of physicians and orthopaedic surgeons specialised in treating different health conditions and injuries affecting the musculoskeletal system. This includes issues related to bones, muscles, supportive structures and tissues. People suffering from conditions such as repetitive strain back injury, meniscus injury, or arthritis can visit our orthopaedic clinic in Singapore.

7. What happens at an orthopaedic appointment?

The first orthopaedic appointment will usually start with a comprehensive medical history evaluation, X-rays and/or MRI, and physical tests conducted by the orthopaedic doctor. During the session, you may share details of your injury to help the doctor better idnetify the underlying cause and suggest treatment options accordingly.

8. What does an orthopaedic specialist do?

An orthopaedic specialist is a trained professional who diagnoses spinal disorders, arthritis, sports injuries, and fractures and suggests treatment plans based on the cause and severity of the injury.

Dr Gowreeson Thevendran is currently an orthopaedic surgeon with Island Orthopaedic, a one-stop care centre for orthopaedic health under Healthway Medical Group. He specialises in treating lower limb orthopaedic conditions, as well as trauma and fracture surgery of both the upper and lower limbs. Prior to establishing his private practice, Dr Gowreeson was Chief of Foot & Ankle Surgery at the Department of Orthopaedics at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH). Today, he continues to serve the Orthopaedic Department at TTSH as a visiting consultant.


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