About Adjunct A/Professor Hee Hwan Tak
Dr Hee Hwan Tak is an Adjunct Associate Professor with Nanyang Technological University. He did his spine surgery fellowship in the United States between 1999 to 2000. Dr Hee was the Clinical Director for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the National University Hospital before setting up Pinnacle Spine & Scoliosis Centre. With his years of experience in orthopaedic care, Dr Hee is able to speak fluent English, Mandarin and a fair share of Chinese dialects to easily communicate with his patients.
The Experienced Spine Surgeon in Singapore
Dr Hee specialises in spinal disorders in the pediatric and adult population. He manages all types of spinal disorders, for example degenerative spine (including cervical spine or neck), spinal fractures, spinal tumor, spinal infections, spinal deformities (including scoliosis).
His specialist services encompass non surgical management of spinal conditions, as well as surgery if clinically indicated. Surgical services available at Pinnacle Spine & Scoliosis Centre include cervical spine (neck) surgery, non fusion (including artificial disc replacement) surgery, scoliosis and spinal deformity surgery, minimally invasive spine surgery, spine tumor surgery, and revision spine surgeries.
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Why Choose Dr Hee Hwan Tak?
Experienced And Knowledgeable Spine Surgeon
In additional to his clinic practice, Adj A/Professor Hee is actively involved in the teaching of both undergraduate and post-graduate medical trainees. He has also been invited overseas to many countries to impart and share his knowledge of spinal surgery to his overseas counterparts.
Caring Spine Specialist
Dr Hee is passionate about providing customised care for his patients. Depending on the needs of the patients, Dr Hee will first recommend non-invasive back treatments such as spinal injections. He is ethical and empathetic to the needs of all patients, and is dedicated to bringing quality and integrated spinal care to both local and overseas patients.
Minimally-Invasive Spinal Techniques
Dr Hee is always researching on how to improve surgical outcomes for patients to have a more effective long term recovery. He uses minimally-invasive spinal surgical techniques to achieve a quicker recovery from surgery with decreased post-operative pain and complications.
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Who Are We
Pinnacle Orthopaedic Group was founded by Adjunct Associate Professor Hee Hwan Tak and Dr Kevin Lee with the vision of establishing a true sub-specialty orthopaedic specialist practice in Singapore. Our clinics in Singapore will provide patients with a one-stop service for all their orthopaedic needs.
Both of our founding partners first met at the National University Hospital, Singapore in 1996. They are both established clinically and academically and are fellowship-trained in their respective sub-specialty fields at top United States hospitals. Our core philosophy is to provide evidence-based medicine and surgery and we are guided by the principles of care and compassion for every patient who walks through our doors.