Dr. Ken Yong-Hing MB, ChB, FRCS(Glasgow), FRCSC, Diploma ABOS Professor Orthopedic Surgery


Dr. Yong-hing practices part-time as a spine surgeon.  For seven years (1985-1992) he was the Program Director of the Orthopaedic Residency Training Program, Department of Surgery, University of Saskatchewan, Canada.  For sixteen years (1986-2002) he was Head of the Division of Orthopaedics; and Director of Research, Division of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery, University of Saskatchewan; and Head of the Department of Orthopaedics, Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon.

Academic Background:

  • 1979 - Orthopedic Fellowship, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
  • 1978 - Research Fellowship, Alfred I. Dupont Institute, Wilmington, Delaware, USA
  • 1978 - FRCSC (Orthopaedic Surgery), University of Saskatchewan, Canada
  • 1974 - FRCS, Glasgow (General Surgery), Liverpool, UK
  • 1968 - MB,ChB, University of Liverpool Medical School, UK

Selected Publications

  • E. R. Bohm, V. Bubbar, K. Yong-Hing, A. Dzus. 2006. Above elbow and below elbow casts for distal forearm fractures in children: a randomized, controlled trial. J Bone Joint Surg, 88(Am):1-8.
  • N. Zheng, L.G. Watson, K. Yong-Hing, 1997. Biomechanical modelling of the human sacroiliac joint. Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing 35:77-82
  • E.Joughin, C.McDougall, K.Yong-Hing, C.Parfitt and W.H.Kirkaldy-Willis, 1990. Etiology and clinical management of vertebral osteomyelitis in Saskatchewan. Spine 16:161-164.
  • K.Yong-Hing and W.H.Kirkaldy-Willis, 1983.  The pathophysiology of degenerative disease of the lumbar spine. Orthop Clin North Am, 14:491-504.
  • K.Yong-Hing and G.D.MacEwen, 1982. Scoliosis associated with osteogenesis imperfecta: results of treatment. J Bone Joint Surg, 64(B):36-43.
  • K.Yong-Hing, V.de Korompay, J.Reilly and W.H.Kirkaldy-Willis, 1980. Prevention of nerve root adhesions after laminectomy. Spine, 5:59-64.
  • K.Yong-Hing, A.Kalamchi and G.D.MacEwen, 1979. Cervical spine abnormalities in neurofibromatosis. J Bone Joint Surg, 61(A):695-699.
  • W.H.Kirkaldy-Willis,J. Reilly, K.Yong-Hing and J.H.Wedge, 1978. Pathogenesis of lumbar spinal stenosis. Spine, 3:319-382.
  • K.Yong-Hing, J.Reilly and W.H.Kirkaldy-Willis, 1976. The Ligamentum Flavum. Spine, 1:226-268.