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Wong Bak Siew Steven

Clinical Associate Professor


Education Qualifications: MBChB (Leicester), MMed (National University of Singapore), FAMS

Dr Steven Wong is the Head of Radiology at Sengkang General Hospital. His expertise is in Spinal, Musculoskeletal and Sports Radiology and his research interests includes imaging of Articular Cartilage and Degenerative Joint Diseases. He is in charge of Radiology Informatics, including RISPACS, for Sengkang General Hospital.

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships:

  • Member, Board of Examiners for the FRCR/MMed Radiology Conjoint Exam, DGMS, NUS
  • Treasurer, Council of College of Radiologists, Singapore
  • Member, Executive Committee, Asian Musculoskeletal Society

Leadership positions / roles in Education: 

Member of Scientific Programme Committee for several radiology conferences, including the Singapore Congress of Radiology 2019 and 2020, Radiology Asia 2017 and 2018 and the 2019 and 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting of the Asian Musculoskeletal Society. 

Research Interests: Advanced imaging of articular cartilage.

Selected Publications:

Painless aortic dissection presenting with isolated dysphagia.  Matthew Chuah, Steven BS Wong
The American Journal of Medicine. Accepted: 30 September 2020

Exploring the association of innate immunity biomarkers with MRI features in both early and late stages osteoarthritis. Sureka N. Rajandran, Cheryl A. Ma, Jin-Rong Tan, Jin Liu, Steven B. Wong and Ying Ying Leung
Frontiers in Medicine (Rheumatology) Accepted: 28 September 2020 
Front. Med. | doi: 10.3389/fmed.2020.554669

Measurement properties of Pain Catastrophizing Scale in patients with knee osteoarthritis.
Wei Jie Ong, Yu Heng Kwan, Zhui Ying Lim, Julian Thumboo, Seng Jin Yeo, William Yeo, Steven B. Wong & Ying Ying Leung 
Clinical Rheumatology (2020)
Published Online: 10 June 2020

Radiology Preparedness in the Ongoing Battle against COVID-19: Experience from Large to Small Singapore Public Hospital. Bien Peng Tan, Kheng Choon Lim, Yong Geng Goh, Shawn S. X. Kok, Sze Yiun Teo, Angeline C. C. Poh, Gregory J. L. Kaw, Swee Tian Quek, Steven B. S. Wong, Lai Peng Chan, Bien Soo Tan
Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging 
Published Online: 23 April 2020

Initial data from an experiment to implement a safe procedure to perform PA erect chest radiographs for COVID-19 patients with a mobile radiographic system in a “clean” zone of the hospital ward. 
L.H. Sng, L. Arlany, L.C. Toh, T.Y. Loo, N.S. Ilzam, B.S.S. Wong, L. Lanca
Radiography, Accepted 23 May 2020 j.radi.2020.05.011

IYY Tsou, CJY Liew, BP Tan, H Chou, SBS Wong, KSH Loke, RCW Quah, AGS Tan, KH Tay
Planning and coordination of the radiological response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic: the Singapore experience.
Clinical Radiology 75 (2020) 415-422

Dealing with COVID-19: initial perspectives of a small radiology department.
Shawn Shi Xian Kok, Mohammad Taufik Bin Mohamed Shah, Wei Kiong Cheong, Arthur Kim Chai Cheng, Li Hoon Sng, Parag Ratnakar Salkade, Steven Bak Siew Wong.
Singapore Med J 2020; 61(7): 375-377

The association of plasma IL-1Ra and related cytokines with radiographic severity of early knee osteoarthritis. 
Cheryl Ann Ma, Sureka Naidu Rajandran, JinLiu, Steven Bak Siew Wong, Ying Ying Leung 
Osteoarthritis and Cartilage OPEN February 2020

Clinics in Diagnostic Imaging Case Series No 202.
Osgood Schlatter’s Disease. 
Jeremy Jia Hong Lam, Sandeep Halagatti Venkatesh, Chi Long Ho, Bak Siew Steven Wong 
Singapore Medical Journal 2019; 60(12): 610-615

Clinics in Diagnostic Imaging Case Series No 200.
Intra-articular Chronic Tophaceous Gout of the Knee. 
Yee Wah Margaret Lee, Shi Xian Shawn Kok, Li Weng Wong, Bak Siew Steven Wong 
Singapore Medical Journal 2019; 60(10): 502-507