​Elderly Bones and Joints Doctor Q&A

When it comes to seniors worrying about their bones and joints, it often revolves around a variety of issues including:

  • Osteoporosis
  • Hip fracture
  • Falls among the elderly

As the featured doctor for our "Ask the Specialist" forum, Dr Xu Bangyu, Associate Consultant with the Department of Post-Acute and Continuing Care (PACC) at Sengkang Community Hospital (SKCH)*, will be answering your questions on these issues.

This forum is open from 1 June to 27 June 2019.

 

Submit your question here

 

About Dr Xu Bangyu

Dr Xu Bangyu is an Associate Consultant with the Department of Post-Acute and Continuing Care (PACC) at Sengkang Community Hospital (SKCH), which is under SingHealth Community Hospitals (SCH). He has a special interest in patients with complex care needs.

Dr Xu graduated from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS in 2006 and completed his Fellowship Training in Family Medicine in 2018. He is the Clinical Core Faculty Member for SingHealth Family Medicine Residency and the Educational Lead for SKCH, as well as the clinical champion for osteoporosis and orthopaedics-community hospital collaborative and bundled care.

In his current role at SKCH, Dr Xu delivers person-centred care to patients with complex care needs and works with community partners to bridge the care of patients transiting from the hospital back to the community.

* SKCH comes under SingHealth Community Hospitals (SCH), which is a member of the SingHealth group.

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