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Dr Chung Sze-Ryn

Dr Chung Sze-Ryn

MB BCh BAO (NUI), MRCS (Edin), MMED (Surg), FAMS (Hand)

Associate Consultant

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Reconstructive Microsurgery.

Clinical Appointments

  • Associate Consultant Hand Surgery Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital


Dr Chung Sze-Ryn is currently an Associate Consultant in Department of Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery. She graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland in 2011 and achieved her MRCS (Edinburgh) and MMed (Surgery) in 2013 and 2016 respectively. Dr Chung has completed her Hand Surgery Residency in 2020 and received the Outstanding Resident award in her final year of residency. She was also part of the teaching faculty for the Orthopaedic tendon repair workshop, as well as the Duke-NUS tendon and microsurgery repair workshop in 2017 and 2018 respectively.

Dr Chung has published in many distinguished peer-reviewed journals and was actively involved in the grant collaboration between Singapore General Hospital Hand Surgery Department and Nanyang Technology University (NTU-SACP grant). Dr Chung has a special interest in reconstructive microsurgery of the extremities as well as wrist disorders. 


Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

​Adjunct Research Fellow, Duke-NUS Medical School 


Research Interests


  1. Chung Sze Ryn, Foo Tun Lin. Crescent flap for fingertip reconstruction. Journal of the Asia-Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand. 2014;19(3):459-61.
  2. Chung Sze Ryn, Tay Sian Chao. Audit of Clinical and Functional Outcomes of Arthroscopic Resection of Wrist Ganglions. Journal of the Asia-Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand. 2015;20(3):415-20.
  3. Nambi GI, Salunke AA, Chung Sze Ryn, Kumar KSR, Chaudhari VA, Dhanwate AD. Extended anterolateral thigh pedicled flap for reconstruction of trochanteric and gluteal defects: A new and innovative approach for reconstruction. Chinese Journal of Traumatology. Apr 2016; 19(2): 113-5.
  4. Sze-Ryn Chung, Yap Tze Jin Robert, Yam Kean Tuck Andrew. Minimally invasive palmaris longus abductorplasty in severe carpal tunnel syndrome. Technique of Upper Extremity Surgery. Dec 2017;21(4):149-154.
  5. Chung Sze-Ryn, Choudhury Muntasir Mannan, Too Jia Yi Sarah, Ong Chee Bing, Mcgrouther Duncan Angus, Chin Yuan Hui Andrew. Microvascular Anastomosis with Fish-Mouth Suturing and Adhesive Sealants. JPRAS Jan 2019; 72(1):137-171.
  6. Chung Sze-Ryn, Kang Yong Chiang, Duncan Angus McGrouther. Techniques of continuous irrigation of septic joints of the hand. Techniques of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery (THUES). Sept 2019. Vol 23, 3:133-137.
  7. Chung Sze Ryn, Tan Siau Woon Jacqueline, Selvarajan Sathiyamoorthi. Intravascular angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia (ALHE) of the hand. The Journal of hand surgery, European volume. 2015;40(7):750-1.
  8. Chung Sze Ryn, Wong Keng Lin, Cheah Eu Jin Andre. The lateral lesser toe fillet flap for diabetic foot soft tissue closure: surgical technique and case report. Diabetic foot & ankle. 2014;5:25732.
  9. Chung Sze Ryn, Goh Terence. A simple approach to facilitate the use of microdebrider for treatment of fibrous gynaecomastia. Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS. 2016;69(1):e15-6.
  10. Sze-Ryn Chung, Tiffany Priyanthi Hennedige, Kesavan Sittampalam, Melissa Ching Ching Teo. Extrauterine myxoid leiomyoma mimicking an aggressive angiomyxoma. Case Reports in Clinical Pathology. Vol 2, No 2. 2015.
  11. Chung Sze Ryn, Foo Tun Lin. Modifications to simplify intrathecal irrigation for pyogenic flexor tenosynovitis. Hand (New York, NY). 2014;9(2):258-9.
  12. Djordjevic I, Pokholenko O, Shah AH, Wicaksono G, Blancafort L, Hanna JV, Page SJ, Nanda HS, Ong CB, Chung SR, Chin AYH, McGrouther D, Choudhury MM, Li F, Teo JS, Lee LS, Steele TWJ. CaproGlu: Multifunctional tissue adhesive platform. Biomaterials. Nov 2020; 260:120215

Research Trials