Dr. Kevin Yip

Dr Kevin Yip
Orthopaedic Surgeon
MBBS(UK), FRCS(EDIN), FAM(SING), FHKCOS(ORTHO)

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Hip problems we treat:

  • Arthritis of the Hip in adults and the elderly
  • Arthritis of the Hip in young patients
  • Complex hip problems following:
    • Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid/Inflammatory Arthritis
    • Congenital dislocation/dysplasia of the Hip
    • Perthes disease, Slipped upper femoral epyphysis
    • Fractures
    • Infection
    • Avascular Necrosis
    • General diseases of the skeleton
    • Previous Hip fusion/arthrodesis
  • Treatments:
    • Total Hip Replacement, metal and ceramic replacement
    • Complex Hip Replacement (pelvic and femoral reconstruction)
    • High performance hip replacement bearings
    • Osteotomy
    • Core decompression for avascular necrossis
    • Bone Grafting for cystic collapse of the femoral head and acetabulum
    • Hip Injection for the relief of pain
  • Treatment of Complications following previous hip replacement/resurfacing
  • Revision Hip Surgery
    • Loosening of previous hip replacement/resurfacing
    • Dislocation following hip replacement
    • Infection following hip replacement/resurfacing
    • Fractures following hip replacement/resurfacing
    • Leg length problems following hip replacement
    • Replacement of worn out hip replacements
    • Assessment and treatment of painful hip replacements/resurfacing
  • Treatment of Hip Problems following Previous Fracture
    • Treatment of painful hips following fracture treatment
    • Hip replacement following hip fractures
    • Removal of painful metal work following hip fractures
    • Skeletal deformity and arthritis following hip fracture
    • Avascular necrosis following hip fracture
    • Treatment of infection following hip fracture fixation

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