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Dr Mehta

Dr Kinjal Mehta from Changi General Hospital

Dr Mehta

MBBS (S’PORE), MRCS (Edin), MMed (Ortho), FRCSEd (Ortho)

Senior Consultant

Director of Foot and Ankle Surgery

Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery

Sub-specialties: Foot & Ankle Service

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Ankle Injuries, Foot and Ankle.

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgery Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital

Profile

Dr Kinjal Mehta is a senior consultant orthopaedic surgeon and director of the Foot & Ankle Surgery with the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Changi General Hospital (CGH). She 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 and has an interest in foot and ankle sports injuries, deformities and trauma. She is also active in teaching medical undergraduates and orthopaedic residents and attends conferences on a regular basis to present her research.

Education

  • Fellowship in Foot & Ankle Surgery (Canada)
  • FRCSEd (Ortho)
  • MMed (Ortho)
  • MRCS (Edin)
  • MBBS (S’pore)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Clinical Assistant Professor - Duke-NUS
  • Clinical Senior Lecturer - NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Core Faculty - PGY1 (SingHealth Residency)
  • Director - Foot & Ankle Surgery Service, Orthopaedic Surgery, Changi General Hospital
  • Examiner - MBBS Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Member - Master of Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery) Organising Committee
  • Member - Singapore Orthopaedic Association
  • Member - Singapore Medical Association
  • Physician Faculty Member - SingHealth Residency (Orthopaedics)
  • Teaching Faculty - Lee Kong Chian Medical School

Awards

Research Interests

Publications

• 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

• An Irreducible Distal Fibula Dislocation of the Ankle without Fibula Fracture: Case Report of a Rare Bosworth Fracture-Dislocation Variant and Literature Review. Wenxian Png, Kinjal Mehta; Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Changi General Hospital, Singapore.

• Oral presentation at Singapore Orthopaedic Association Annual meeting 2016

• Poster Presentation at Asean federation of Foot and Ankle Societies Meeting Nov 2016

• 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. - Poster Presentation at Asean federation of Foot and Ankle Societies Meeting Nov 2016

• 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; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fas.2016.04.002

• “Does smoking affect outcome in surgical management of ankle arthritis? A COFAS multicenter study. American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS) Annual Meeting July 2016 (Toronto) - Poster presentation

• Bilateral femoral neck stress fractures in military recruits with unilateral hip pain. Moo IH, Lee YH, Lim KK, Mehta KV J R Army Med Corps. 2015 Jun 17. pii: jramc-2014-000401. doi: 10.1136/jramc-2014-000401. [Epub ahead of print] Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Changi General Hospital - Oral presentation at AO Trauma Asia Pacific Scientific Congress May 2014

• Mechanical thromboprophylaxis for patients undergoing hip fracture surgery; Kinjal V Mehta, Haw Chou Lee, James SY Loh; Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 2010;18(3):287-9. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Changi General Hospital, Singapore -Oral presentation at Singapore Orthopaedic Association ASM in November 2008

• Outcome of Artificial Disc Replacement in Lumbar Spine : a single institution experience Kinjal Mehta, Thng LK Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Changi General Hospital -Oral presentation at Singapore Orthopaedic Association ASM in November 2009

• Blake vs Medivac Drain in Breast Surgery Kinjal Mehta, Wong Chow Yin Department of General Surgery, Singapore General Hospital - Poster presentation at SGH Annual Scientific Meeting in April 2008

Research Trials

  • An observational Study on patients with Low Back Pain and Osteoporosis on bisphosphonates vs teriparatide (B3D-CR-B013) Sub- investigator Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Changi General Hospital
  • A 24 week, dose ranging, multi center, double blind, double dummy, active controlled study to evaluate canakinumab for prophylaxis of signs and symptoms of acute flares in chronic gout patients initiating allopurinol therapy (CACZ885H 2251) Sub- investigator Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Changi General Hospital
  • A randomised controlled study of canakinumab on treatment and prevention of gout flares in patients with frequent flares for whom non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) and/ or colchicine are contraindicated, not tolerated or ineffective (CACZ885H2356) Sub- investigator Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Changi General Hospital