Department of Orthopedics

Background History

Department  of  Orthopaedics, University of Medicine (1) Yangon was officially opened in 1990 as an inderendent faculty in Orthopaedic and Traumatology. Professor Khin Maung Tu was first head of department followed by Prof.Kyaw Myint Naing, Professor Thit Lwin, Professor Myint Thaung, Professor Christopherson Ah Maung, and currently Professor Khin Maung Myint is Leading the Department as head. Functionally, destination in Orthopaedic profession is  Yangon Orthopaedic Hospital as an administrative department and Orthopaedic Traumatology in Yangon General Hospital. Paediatric Orthopaedic Service is functioning in Yangon Paediatric Hospital. Hand and Micro-reconstructive Surgery is functionally established in Yangon Orthopaedic Hospital and Trauma care in Yangon General Hospital. Spine surgery service is functionally well established on 50 beded Spine centre in Yangon Orthopaedic Hospital since 2015.
Department of Orthopaedics, University of Medicine (1) was hosting the post-graduate Training in Orthopaedics as Master Degree in 1982, Doctorate degree on 1998, Doctorate degree in Hand surgery (2000) and Doctorate degree in Spine (2015).
Currently, University of Medicine (1) is directed forward to centre of excellency in education and Training, in collaboration with many regional and international universities to improve educational strategies and value outcome.

Department Heads

No Name Graduate From - To
1 Prof. Khin Maung Myint

Contact Ph. No and Email

No Name Rank Phone Number Email
1 Prof. Khin Maung Myint 09-5148052 kmm.handsurgery@gmail.com
2 Prof. Aung Thein Htay 09-73183467 dr.ath.ypa@gmail.com
3 Dr. Kyaw Zeya 09-5164090 drkyawzeyahsu@gmail.com
4 Dr. Kyaw Min Soe 09-5106738 kmsortho@gmail.com
5 Dr. Chan Mya Ohn 09-5194293 chanmyaohn@gmail.com
6 Dr. Thae Wutt Yee 09-5025866 thairthair@gmail.com
7 Dr. Kyaw Thura 09-252237603 kyawthura79ortho@gmail.com
8 Dr. Soe San 09-5064334 soesanorthos@gmail.com
9 Dr. Thurein Win Naing 09-5080581 paukpauk.thu22@gmail.com
10 Dr. Thant Zin Oo 09-5080583 thantzinoo1976@gmail.com
11 Dr. La Min Than Cho 09-5107702 laminthancho@gmail.com
12 Dr.Win Htike 09-5202055 drwinhtike@gmail.com
13 Dr. Aung Ye Yint Thein 09-5036708 yeyint.yoh@gmail.com