Overseas Patient Guide

We understand that travelling to another country for medical care can be stressful and confusing. To make your journey easy, we have prepared some helpful information for you.


Overseas Patient Guide | Singapore Diabetic Foot Centre


Estimated Flight Duration and Cost

(Prices accurate as of May 2018)


CityApproximate Non-Stop Flight TimeAverage Flight Cost (USD)
Abu Dhabi8 hours$650 to $1,000
Bangkok2.5 hours$200 to $300
Beijing6.5 hours$350 to $500
Brunei2 hours$200 to $350
Doha7.5 hours$700 to $1,300
Dubai7.5 hours$600 to $1,000
Jakarta2 hours$100 to $250
New Delhi6 hours$500 to $850
Manila6 hours$450 to $750
Shanghai5.5 hours$350 to $500
Surabaya2.5 hours$300 to $450

Riyadh/Muscat/Kuwait City – no non-stop flights


Marina Bay Sands Bridge | Singapore Diabetic Foot Centre


Transport from Changi Airport to our clinic

It is easy to travel to your hotel via train or taxi. You may also choose to engage our trusted airport transfer service.


Airport Transfer

You may contact our recommended limousine service provider (Toyota Vellfire minivan) at SGD $80 onwards. Please contact Mr Remy at +65 8379 8000 or email jumbolimo@gmail.com.


Metro Subway/Train

Alight at Orchard Station (NS22) – North South (Red) Line

For more information, please visit the SMRT website at http://www.smrt.com.sg/



The typical cost of a taxi ride from Changi Airport to the city centre is SGD $25 to SGD $40.


On-Demand Ride Services(Grab/Ryde)

The typical cost of an on-demand ride service from Changi Airport to the city centre is between SGD $20 and SGD $35.


Orchard | Singapore Diabetic Foot Centre


Hotels and Serviced Apartments near our clinic

Typical DAILY accommodation rates in Singapore during non-peak periods


AccommodationAverage Cost (USD)
One bedroom serviced apartment (non-City Center)$150 to $220
One bedroom serviced apartment (City Center)$200 to $350
5* Hotel (City Center)$250 to $400


Hotels near us:

320 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238865

333 Orchard Road, Singapore 238867

10 Scotts Rd, Singapore 228211

Serviced Apartments near us:

96 Somerset Rd, Singapore 238163

65 Cairnhill Rd, Singapore 229721

11 Orchard Turn, Singapore 238800

Ari Podiatrist | Singapore Diabetic Foot Centre


To establish diagnosis



  • Detailed history taking
  • Past medical history
  • Past surgical history
  • Physical examination of case
  • Establish factors affecting recovery and healing
  • Patient education



15 to 30 minutes





To identify factors affecting recovery and healing

To assess likeliness of healing via Podiatric intervention



  • Neurological assessment
  • Vascular assessment
  • Musculoskeletal assessment
  • Biomechanical assessment
  • Pressure assessment
  • Wound assessment



30 to 45 minutes





To achieve wound healing in 4 to 8 weeks

For recovery and healing of affected lower limb areas



  • Wound Care (incl. wound dressing)
  • Wound therapy
  • Casting and Offloading
  • Wound Review
  • Musculoskeletal assessment for Rehabilitative Foot Orthotics
  • Musculoskeletal treatment through therapeutic shockwave and electromagnetic stimulation
  • Nerve repair through neuro-stimulation treatment
  • Routine Diabetes Mellitus Foot Care
  • Venous wound compression
  • Venous compression



30 to 60 minutes



At least 4 sessions


To prevent recurrence and lower limb amputation



  • Routine Diabetes Mellitus Foot Care
  • Musculoskeletal Assessment for Preventative Foot Orthotics
  • Annual Comprehensive Diabetic Foot Screening


30 to 45 minutes



2 to 4 months

6 monthly