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Adj Asst Prof Kinjal Mehta

Adj Asst Prof Mehta

MBBS (S'pore), MRCS (Edin), MMed (Ortho), FRCSEd (Ortho & Tr)

Senior Consultant

Changi General Hospital

Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgery Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital
  • Director, Foot & Ankle Surgery Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Senior Clinical Lecturer, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
  • Clinical Core Faculty Member, SingHealth Orthopaedic Residency
  • Physician Faculty Member, SingHealth Orthopaedic Residency
  • Examiner, Master of Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery)


Adj Asst Prof Kinjal Mehta is a Senior Consultant & Director of Foot and Ankle Surgery with Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Changi General Hospital (CGH). Under Dr Kinjal Mehta, the service has been brought to greater heights and multiple initiatives and collaborations to improve the service have been implemented. Multidisciplinary care is undertaken to ensure optimal outcomes for patients.

Dr Kinjal Mehta graduated from National University of Singapore and did her Orthopaedic Surgery training in Singapore. Dr Kinjal underwent Foot and Ankle fellowship training in Canada under Dr Mark Glazebrook in 2015.

Dr Kinjal is Deputy Vice Chair (Research) of Musculoskeletal Academic Clinical Programme. She works with other key stakeholders to improve research avenues within SingHealth cluster. She is passionate about research and attends conferences on a regular basis to present her research. She has been invited as faculty in local and regional workshops, conferences and webinars.

Dr Kinjal is active in teaching medical students from various medical schools in Singapore. She is part of core faculty for Orthopaedic residency teaching. She organises foot and ankle cadaveric course regularly to enhance the learning and surgical skills of junior doctors. Due to her commitment to education, Dr Kinjal won the Changi General Hospital Best Educator Award 2022 – the Guru.


  • Fellowship in Foot & Ankle Surgery (Canada) 2014
  • FRCSEd (Ortho) 2013
  • MMed (Ortho) 2008
  • MRCS (Edin) 2007
  • MBBS (S'pore) 2004

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Senior Consultant, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Changi General Hospital; 2020 – Present
  • Director of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Changi General Hospital; 2015 – Present
  • Academic Deputy Vice Chair (Research), MSKSC ACP; 2021 – Present
  • Organising Committee Member & Examiner, Master of Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery)
  • Organising Committee Member, FRCS (Ortho)
  • Member, Singapore Orthopaedic Association
  • Member, Singapore Medical Association


  • Best Educator Award (The Guru), 2022
  • Singapore Health Quality Service Award Gold Award, 2022

Research Interests


  • The Incidence and Anatomic Variation of Os Navicular in a Multi-Ethnic Asian Population. Ng Wei Ling Stacy, Tan Tien Jin, Carmen Kam, Kinjal Mehta The Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery 000 (2021) 1−3
  • Outcomes of Surgical Fixation of Lisfranc Injuries: A 2-Year Review. Cheok GJW, Padki A, Mehta KV. J Foot Ankle Surg (Asia Pacific) 2021;XX(X):1–6.
  • 90 Degrees Rotation of Talus in a Closed Subtalar Fracture Dislocation: A Unique Case. Xunqi Cheow, Kinjal Mehta; Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Changi General Hospital, Singapore. Journal of Orthopaedics, Trauma and Rehabilitation 1–7;DOI: 10.1177/2210491720932700
  • Rare Bosworth Fracture- Dislocation Variant of an Irreducible Distal Fibula Dislocation without Fibula Fracture. Wenxian Png, Kinjal Mehta Foot & Ankle Orthopaedics 2019, Vol. 4(2) 1-5.DOI:10.1177/2473011418820903
  • Comprehensive Review of Non-Operative Management of Hallux Rigidus. Charles Kon Kam King, James Loh SY, Qishi Zheng , Kinjal V. Mehta; Cureus Jan 2017, 9(1): e987. DOI 10.7759/cureus.987
  • Fracture of the os trigonum: A report of two cases and review of the literature. Yan YY, Mehta KV, Tan TJ; Foot Ankle Surg. 2016 Dec;22(4):e21-e24. doi: 10.1016/j.fas.2016.05.322
  • Evidence based review of literature on detriments to healing of diabetic foot ulcers. Tina Lefrancois, Kinjal Mehta, Victoria Sullivan, Sheldon Lin, Mark Glazebrook; Foot and Ankle Surgery April 2016;

Research Trials