Dr Lin Heng An

Dr Lin Heng An

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Last updated 22 Nov 2023


Dr Lin Heng An is an orthopaedic surgeon at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore.

His specialty interests include sports-related injuries, arthroscopic surgeries and ligament/multi-ligament reconstructions.

Dr Lin graduated from the National University of Singapore and completed his specialist training in orthopaedic surgery in Singapore. After obtaining the Health Manpower Development Plan award, he completed a year-long fellowship in sports medicine at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Canada. He also served as the fellow physician for the NBA G-League team, Raptors 905 during that time. He is a fellow of the Academy of Medicine Singapore, the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh), UK and the Arthroscopy Association of Canada.

Before joining private practice, Dr Lin was a clinical assistant professor at Duke-NUS Medical School and was involved in teaching junior doctors, orthopaedic surgery residents and family medicine trainees. He has been practising medicine for more than 15 years.

Dr Lin is currently the chief team physician for the Singapore Slingers.

He is a member of the Singapore Orthopaedic Association and the Singapore Medical Association.

He is a recipient of the SingHealth Service with a Heart Award, Long Service Award, Singapore Health Quality Service Awards and SKH You Sparkle! Awards.

Awards and honours

  • 2022
    Singapore Health Quality Service Award (Gold)
  • 2021
    Sengkang General Hospital (SKH) You Sparkle! Award (Gold)
  • 2019
    Singapore Health Quality Service Award
  • 2018
    SKH You Sparkle! Award
    10-Years Long Service Award
  • 2014
    SingHealth Service with a Heart Award

Research and publications

Lin, H., et al. (2021). Radiographic Outcomes Following the Suture Fixation of Mid-pole Patellar Fractures. Cureus.

Lin, H., et al. (2021). Securing transplanted meniscal allografts using bone plugs results in lower risks of graft failure and reoperations: a meta-analysis. American Journal of Sports Medicine, 50(14), 4008–4018.

Lin, H., et al. (2022). Does the choice of acellular scaffold and augmentation with bone marrow aspirate concentrate affect short-term outcomes in cartilage repair? A systematic review and Meta-analysis. American Journal of Sports Medicine, 51(6), 1622–1633.

Lin, H. A., Xu, S., & Wong, M. (2019). Repair of comminuted (Mayo type IIB) olecranon fracture using Ethi-bond 5 sutures without metallic implants: A novel technique. Journal of Orthopaedics, 16(4), 329–333.

Lin, H. A., Chong, K. W., & Yeo, W. (2014). Calcaneoplasty and reattachment of the achilles tendon for insertional tendinopathy. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery, 22(1), 56–59.

Lin, H., et al. (2021). All-Cause failure rates increase with time following meniscal repair despite favorable outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Arthroscopy, 37(12), 3518–3528.

Lin, H., et al. (2023). Biomechanical comparison of 3 medial patellofemoral complex reconstruction techniques shows medial overconstraint but no significant difference in patella lateralization and contact pressure. Arthroscopy, 39(3), 662–669.

Lin, H. A., So, J. B. Y., Lim, Z., & Ti, T. K. (2008). Reduction of hospital stay and cost after the implementation of a clinical pathway for radical gastrectomy for gastric cancer. Gastric Cancer, 11(2), 81–85.

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