eMediHub Home Facebook Bookmark This Page Chinese English Indonesia
EM: support@emedihub.com
Dr. Patrick Goh Oon Leng , Consultant Sports Physician

Medical Group: Sports Medicine International - Singapore Orthopaedic Specialist Pte Ltd
Qualification: M. Sports Med, M.B.B.S.
Specialty: Sports Medicine
Medical Group Address: 1 Orchard Boulevard, #03-02, Camden Medical Centre
Singapore 248649
Operating Hours: 09:00A.M. - 15:00P.M (Monday - Friday), 09:00A.M. - 01:00P.M. (Saturday)
Years of Practise: 27
Practice Locations: Gleneagles Hospital, Mount Alvernia Hospital

Specialisations :
Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound and Ultrasound-Guided Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT)
Sport/Exercise Injury Management
Medical Screening for Sports & Exercise
Exercise Prescription
General Sports Medicine

Dr. Patrick Goh, was the recipient of a PSC local merit bursary award in 1979, before earning his MBBS degree from the National University of Singapore in 1984. He then went on to further studies in Sports Medicine, obtaining a Masters in Sports Science (Sports Medicine) from the United States Sports Academy in 1988 where he graduated as its top student.

He spent 3 years with the rehabilitation medicine department of Singapore General Hospital where his ran its obesity programme and was heavily involved in its cardiac rehabilitation programme.

In 1991, he joined the Singapore Sports Council’s (SSC) Sports Medicine and Research Centre, where his patients included everyone from student and recreational athletes, to the country’s top sportsmen and women. He was chief medical officer for Team Singapore for the 2000 and 2004 Olympic Games, and team physician to numerous regional and Commonwealth Games.

During the mid-nineties, he pioneered the use of musculoskeletal ultrasound as an in-clinic tool for evaluation and imaging-guided treatment of sports injuries. He is also widely acknowledged as Singapore’s pioneer in ultrasound-guided Extracorporeal Shock-Wave Therapy (ESWT) for sports injuries. Having used the method since 1998, he has conducted research and numerous lectures and hands-on workshops on musculoskeletal ultrasound and ESWT both locally and internationally.

Since leaving for private practice in 2005, he has become the first sports physician in Singapore to use Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) for the treatment of sports injuries. His work in this area resulted in an invitation to speak at the 2009 Biobridge Conference in Geneva, where he presented his findings on PRP treatments for early degenerative conditions of the knee.

In addition to his private sports medicine practice, Dr. Goh holds the appointment of Chairman of Anti-Doping Singapore, and is Singapore’s board member to the South-East Asian Regional Anti-Doping Organisation (SEARADO). He is co-chairman of the Sports Medicine Subspeciality Training Committee under the Ministry of Health, and was an examiner for the Advnaced Speciality Training Examination in sports medicine.

He was past president of the Sports Medicine Association (Singapore) for two terms, and has been appointed as visiting consultant in sports medicine to Singapore General Hospital, Changi General Hospital, and Singapore Sports Council’s Sports Medicine and Research Centre. He was editor to a book “Topics in Sports Medicine for GP’s” and has published sports medicine related articles both in the scientific and popular press. He is frequently featured and quoted in the media on various sports medicine issues.

A firm advocate of the benefits of regular exercise, he exercises 4 to 5 times a week by swimming, playing badminton or going to the gym.

Singapore Medical Association.
Visiting Consultant to SSC, Sports Medicine & Research centre, and Changi General Hospital.
Chairman of the SNOC Anti Doping in Sports Commission.
Vice-President, Sports Medicine Association (Singapore).
Past President of the Sports Medicine Association of Singapore for two terms, and founding editor of " Sports Medicine News" for 6 years.
Held the post of Deputy Director (Sports Medicine) at SSC from 1998 till 2005.
Was Chief Medical Officer for the Singapore Contingent during the Sydney and Athens Olympic Games and two Commonwealth Games ?1998 and 2002), among others.
Formerly with the Rehabilitation Medicine Department of Singapore General Hospital before joining the Singapore Sports Council(SSC) Sports Medicine and Research Centre in 1991.

Recipient of the Public Service Commission Local Merit Bursary Award in 1979
Graduated with an MBBS degree from the National University of Singapore in 1984
Recipient of the Outstanding Student of the Year in the United States Sports Academy in Alabama