Associate Professor Dr Chiu Chee Kidd

MS Orth (UM), MBBS (UM)


Clinic Schedule and Appointment List

  • Mon 06/07
    Not Available
  • Tue 07/07
  • Wed 08/07
    Not Available
  • Thu 09/07
    Not Available
  • Fri 10/07
    14:00 - 15:30
  • Sat 11/07
    Not Available


Enquiry and Contact Details



The Doctor

Specialises in



Research and


  • 2018 Chiu CK, Bashir ES, Chan CYW, Kwan MK. Cervical Supine Side-Bending versus Cervical Supine Traction Radiographs: Which Is Better in Predicting Proximal Thoracic Flexibility for Lenke 1 and 2 Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis? Asian Spine J. 2018 Aug;12(4):669-677. (ISI-Indexed)
  • 2018 Chiu CK, Lisitha KA, Elias DM, Yong VW, Chan CYW, Kwan MK. Do the dynamic stress mobility radiographs predict the postoperative vertebral height restoration, kyphosis correction, and cement volume injected after vertebroplasty for osteoporotic thoracolumbar vertebral fractures with intravertebral cleft? J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2018 May Aug;26(3):2309499018806700. doi: 10.1177/2309499018806700. PubMed PMID: 30352524. (ISI-Indexed)
  • 2018 Kwan MK, Chiu CK, Chan TS, Abd Gani SM, Tan SH, Chan CYW. Flexibility assessment of the unfused thoracic segments above the "potential upper instrumented vertebrae" using the supine side bending radiographs in Lenke 5 and 6 curves for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients. Spine J. 2018 Jan;18(1):53-62. (ISI-Indexed)
  • 2018 Chan, C. Y. W., Gani, S. M. A., Lim, M. Y., Chiu, C. K., & Kwan, M. K. (2018). APSS-ASJ Best Clinical Research Award: Is There a Difference between Patients’ and Parents’ Perception of Physical Appearance in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis? Asian Spine J, 0. doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0151 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 2017 Hansen-Algenstaedt N, Kwan MK, Algenstaedt P, Chiu CK, Viezens L, Chan TS, Lee CK, Wellbrock J, Chan CY, Schaefer C. Comparison between Minimally Invasive Surgery and Conventional Open Surgery for Patients with Spinal Metastasis: A Prospective Propensity Score-Matched Study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 May 15;42(10):789-797. (ISI-Indexed)
  • 2017 Kwan MK, Chiu CK, Gani SM, Chan CY. Accuracy and Safety of Pedicle Screw Placement in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) Patients: A Review of 2020 Screws Using Computed Tomography Assessment. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Mar;42(5):326-335. (ISI-Indexed)
  • 2017 Hasan MS, Choe NC, Chan CYW, Chiu CK, Kwan MK. Effect of intraoperative autologous transfusion techniques on perioperative hemoglobin level in idiopathic scoliosis patients undergoing posterior spinal fusion: A prospective randomized trial. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2017 May-Aug;25(2):2309499017718951 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 2015 Chiu CK, Kwan MK, Chan CYW, Schaefer C, Hansen-Algenstaedt N. The accuracy and safety of fluoroscopically guided percutaneous pedicle screws in the lumbosacral junction and the lumbar spine. The Bone & Joint Journal. 2015;97-B:1111-7.
  • 2015 Kwan MK, Chiu CK, Lee CK, Chan CYW. Comparison between percutaneous fluoroscopic-guided and conventional open pedicle screw placement techniques for the thoracic spine. The Bone & Joint Journal. 2015.
  • 2015 Hansen-Algenstaedt N, Chiu CK, Wei Chan CY, Lee CK, Schaefer C, Kwan MK. Accuracy and Safety of Fluoroscopic Guided Percutaneous Pedicle Screws in Thoracic and Lumbosacral Spine: A Review of 2000 screws. Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2015;40:E954-E63.
  • 2015 Kwan MK, Chiu CK, Chan CYW, Zamani R, Hansen-Algenstaedt Nils. A Comparison of Feasibility and Safety of Percutaneous Fluoroscopic Guided Thoracic Pedicle Screws between Europeans and Asians: Is there any difference? Eur Spine J. 2015.
  • 2015 Kwan MK, Chiu CK, Gan CC, Chan CYW. Can Intraoperative Text Messages (Short Message Services (SMS)) Reduce Parental Anxiety of Children Undergoing Posterior Spinal Fusion Surgery for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS)? Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2015.
  • 2015 Loh KW, Chan CYW, Chiu CK, MS Hasan, Kwan MK. Posterior Spinal Instrumented Fusion in Scoliosis associated with MELAS Syndrome: A Report of 2 Cases and Review of Literature. J Orthop Surg. 2015
  • 2014 Chiu CK, Chan CYW, Kwan MK. Improved accuracy and safety of intracorporeal transpedicular bone grafting using contrast impregnated bone: A case report. Malays Orthop J 2014;8(3):27-9.
  • 2010 Chiu CK, Chan CYW, Saw LB, Kwan MK. Scarf-related Hangman’s fracture: A case report. Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg 2010;2:180-2.
  • 2011 Chiu CK, Low TH, Tey YS, Singh VA, Shong HK. The efficacy and safety of intramuscular injections of Methylcobalamin, a vitamin B12 analogue in patients with chronic nonspecific low back pain: A randomized controlled trial. Singapore Med J 2011;52(12):868-73.


Fellowships, Memberships &

Professional Affiliations

  • Scoliosis Research Society, Candidate Member, 2014. (International)
  • Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association, Life Member, 2013. (International)
  • Asia Pacific Spine Society, Life Member, 2013. (International)
  • Malaysian Spine Society, Member, 2012. (National)
  • AO Spine International, Member, 2011. (International)
  • Academy of Medicine, Member, 2009 (National)
  • Malaysian Orthopaedic Association, Member, 2009. (National)
  • Malaysian Medical Association, Life Member, 2002, (National)


Awards and


  • English Presentation Award, 47th Annual Meeting of The Japanese Society for Spine Surgery and Related Research, 2018, (International)
  • First Prize Award for The Best Paper, 1st Annual Meeting of The Singapore Spine Society, 2018, (International)
  • Pecipta 2017 Gold Award, Ministry of Higher Education, 2017, (International)
  • Bioeconomy Innovation Award, Malaysian Bioeconomy Development Corporation, 2017, (National)
  • Excellence Service Award, University Malaya, 2017, (University)
  • AOSpine Fellowship, AOSpine, 2016, (International)
  • Best Research Award, 4th International Malaysian Spine Society Scientific Congress, 2016, (International)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2016, (University)
  • International Minimal Invasive Surgery Congress Best Paper Presentation, Malaysian Spine Society, 2014, (International)
  • Asia Pacific Spine Society (APSS) Spine Travelling Fellowship, Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association, 2013, (International)
  • IMU Research Day Best Poster Award, International Medical University, 2012, (University)
  • Best Research Paper Award (First Prize), Singapore Medical Journal, 2011, (International)