Orthopaedic Surgen Dr Arul Murugan

Dr Palanisamy Arul Murugan Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Palanisamy Arul Murugan
Orthopaedic Surgeon


  • MBBS & Diploma Ortho (India)
  • MRCS, FRCS (Edinburgh, UK)
  • M. Med Ortho (Singapore)


  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Accident and Emergency
  • General Surgery
  • Anesthesia
  • Hand Surgery
  • Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Neurosurgery


  • Tamil, English and Hindi


Dr Arul is a practicing doctor with the Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic.

He completed his MBBS and Diploma in Orthopaedic Surgery from Madras medical college, India. He has been working in Singapore since November 2010. In his 10 years in Singapore, he has been posted to KK hospital, Singapore General Hospital, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital and Thye Hua Kwan Hospital in the departments of Orthopaedic Surgery, Accident and Emergency, General Surgery, Anesthesia, Hand surgery, Rehabilitation medicine and Neurosurgery.

He passed MRCS (Edin) in 2012. He was awarded SingHealth best medical officer award in 2013. He was given a National Health Group Orthopaedic residency in 2014. He received his M.Med (Ortho) in 2019. He completed his Orthopaedic residency on July 30, 2020, and passed the FRCS ortho exam held from 21-23 November 2020. He has presented research papers in many international conferences and has journal publications in the fields of Orthopaedic trauma and hand surgery.

In his Orthopaedic career, he has worked in various sub-specialties such as trauma, joint replacement, sports injuries, foot and ankle problems and hand surgery. He is fluent in Tamil, English and Hindi.

Past Institutions

  • KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital
  • Singapore General Hospital
  • Tan Tock Seng Hospital
  • Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
  • Thye Hua Kwan Hospital