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Musculoskeletal Ultrasound (MSK US)
Intervention, Sonoanatomy, and Joint Dissection Course 2018


This highly interactive 2-day training programme provides candidates with an opportunity to perform ultrasound guided injections and biopsies on cadaveric specimens within a small group setting; with hands-on instruction from multidisciplinary experts in interventional techniques and musculoskeletal anatomy.


Course Objectives 

To perform ultrasound (US)-guided diagnostic and therapeutic interventions on fresh frozen, non-embalmed cadavers. The focus will be on joint injection, synovial biopsy and barbotage
To improve the understanding of anatomical structures through sonoanatomy and anatomical dissection


Target Audience 
Rheumatologists with intermediate to advanced experience in MSK US and routinely using US-guided interventions in clinical practice.

Please provide the following information as a pre-requisite for your application (i) Brief outline of your ultrasound experience, including number of years performing US (ii) Certification and/or relevant courses attended, e.g. EULAR  US courses or equivalent


Overseas Teaching Faculty

Dr. Mark Lai Wai Wah, Consultant Musculoskeletal and Sports Physician, Dr. Mark Lai Musculoskeletal Pain Centre

Dr. Stanley Lam King Hei, Consultant Musculoskeletal, Sports and Pain Physician, KH Lam Musculoskeletal Pain Management & Sports Injury Center, Hong Kong

Dr. Ricky Wu Wing Keung, Consultant Musculoskeletal Physician, Rapha Medical Centre, Hong Kong

Dr. Yen Chi Hung, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Ted Care Medical Centre Limited, Hong Kong

Local Teaching Faculty

Dr. Chan Wai Mon Lester, Consultant, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Dr. Chong Keen Wai, Visiting Consultant, Singapore General Hospital

Asst Prof Reddy Mogali, Head of Anatomy, Nanyang Technological University

Dr. Poh Seng Yew, Consultant, Singapore General Hospital
Dr. Ashutosh Prakash, Consultant, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Dr. Kenneth Sheah, Consultant Radiologist, Lifescan Imaging

Dr. Wong Jian Hao Kevin, Consultant, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Dr. Yeap Phey Ming, Associate Consultant, Sengkang Health

Organising Committee

Dr. Chew Li-Ching (Chairperson), Senior Consultant, Singapore General Hospital

Dr. Lui Nai Lee, Visiting Consultant, Singapore General Hospital

Dr. Mona Manghani, Consultant, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Dr. Peter Cheung, Senior Consultant, National University Hospital


Course Date 
Monday to Tuesday, 2 to 3 April 2018
0800 - 1700

Course Fees (Inclusive of GST)               
Early Bird Rate: S$1,800 (Registrations received by 28 February 2018)
Normal Rate: S$1,926

• Limited slots available. Maximum 5 participants per group. 

• Payment details will be advised upon successful registration.

Academia, Level B1, Procedural Skills Lab 1A
Singapore General Hospital Campus

Click here for programme booklet

To register, please email the following information to -

(Name indicated above will be reflected in the certificate upon course completion)
Institution and Department:
MCR No/Identification No (If applicable, for CME points):
Contact No.:

Addtional information required for registration and group allocation

Level of Experience in MSK US: Beginner / Intermediate / Advanced
Ultrasound Certification and/or relevant course attended, e.g. EULAR US courses or equivalent:
No. of Years performing US in clinical practice:
pecific area of interest for hands-on intervention:

Please read the Terms & Conditions carefully before registering. By registering, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to the Terms & Conditions set out below:


Any cancellation or replacement must be conveyed to the Organiser in writing. 50% of the fee will be levied as cancellation charges if the cancellation is made before the closing date. There will be no refund if the cancellation is made thereafter.

The Organiser reserves the right to cancel the workshop and fully refund the participants should unforeseen circumstances necessitate it.

In line with the Singapore Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA), please note that we have updated our SingHealth Data Protection Policy, a copy of which is available at Hard copies are also available on request.


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