Dr Yegappan graduated from the National University of Singapore School of Medicine in 1992 and is currently a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon practicing at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital and Parkway East Hospital, Singapore. He is a specialist in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and does mainly arthroscopic reconstructive surgery of the knee and shoulder.
He completed his orthopaedic training in Singapore and did his sports medicine fellowship in the Methodist Sports Medicine Centre in Indianapolis, USA, from 2002 to 2003. His sub-specialty interest is in the management of cartilage lesions in the knee and ankle. Dr Yegappan has treated cartilage defects with both the first and second generation techniques of chondrocycte implantation. In addition, he also has a special interest in the management of multiple ligament injuries of the knee dislocations.
Currently he is an instructor for the ISAKOS basic and advanced arthroscopic workshops in Singapore and the ASEAN region. He has travelled extensively in the ASEAN region to teach and perform live surgery.