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/

 

Taxi

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


DIABETIC FOOT TREATMENT PROCESS

Aim
To establish diagnosis

 

Objectives

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

 

Duration

15 to 30 minutes

 

Frequency

Once

Aim

To identify factors affecting recovery and healing

To assess likeliness of healing via Podiatric intervention

 

Objectives

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

 

Duration

30 to 45 minutes

 

Frequency

Annually

Aim

To achieve wound healing in 4 to 8 weeks

For recovery and healing of affected lower limb areas

 

Objectives

  • 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

 

Duration

30 to 60 minutes

 

Frequency

At least 4 sessions

Aim

To prevent recurrence and lower limb amputation

 

Objectives

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

Duration

30 to 45 minutes

 

Frequency

2 to 4 months

6 monthly

Annually