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Dr Li Zongxian

Dr Li Zongxian

​MBBS (S’pore), MMed (Ortho), MRCSEd, FRCSEd (Ortho)


Singapore General Hospital

Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery

Sub-specialties: Foot and Ankle Surgery, Acute Care

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Arthritis , Degenerative Conditions , Diabetic Foot Disease , Flat Feet , Foot and Ankle , Foot and Ankle Deformities , Foot and Ankle Dislocations , Foot and Ankle Fractures , Fractures of Upper and Lower Limb , Hip and Knee Arthritis , Hip Fractures , Knee Cartilage Injuries , Knee Ligament Injuries (ACL, PCL, Multiligament) , Sports Injuries , Upper and Lower Limb Dislocations .

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgery Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital


Dr Li Zongxian graduated from the National University of Singapore, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine in 2010. He completed his specialist training in Orthopaedic Surgery and was appointed as Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2020 and 2021, respectively.

Dr Li’s subspecialty interest is in foot and ankle surgery, lower limb arthroplasty, as well as trauma and acute care orthopaedics.

His professional ethos is that the orthopaedic surgeon plays a unique role in adding to quality to life. As such, he strongly advocates for evidence-based medicine and education to promote better quality of patient care.

Dr Li has published and presented his research findings in both local and international conferences and medical journals. He is also actively involved in medical education of both undergraduate and post-graduate training programs.


  • ​Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) (Orthopaedic Surgery)
  • Master of Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery)
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) 
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • ​SingHealth Resident Wellness Focus Area Subcommittee
  • SingHealth Orthopaedic Residency Programme Chief Resident
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Singapore Orthopaedic Association
  • AO Trauma


  • ​SingHealth Best Junior Doctors Awards 2011 – Best House Officer
  • SingHealth RISE Awards Best QI project: DOse Reduction for MInimising radiation in children, as easy as DOREMI

Research Interests


  1. Li ZX, Tan HCA. An Early Periprosthetic Fracture of a Cementless Oxford Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty: Risk Factors and Mitigation Strategies. Journal of Orthopaedic Case Reports 2021 April;11(4):65-69.
  2. Li ZX, Wong KPL, Wong JLY, Lim KBL, Mahadev A. The utility of mini C-arm in the fixation of unstable paediatric supracondylar humeral fractures. Injury. 2019;50(11):1992-1996. doi:10.1016/j.injury.2019.09.015
  3. Chen JY, Chin PL, Li Z, et al. Radiological outcomes of pinless navigation in total knee arthroplasty: a randomized controlled trial. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2015;23(12):3556-3562. doi:10.1007/s00167-014-3226-8

Research Trials

  • ​Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Deformity Correction