Prof Christopher Goh

ENT Surgeon Otorhinolaryngologist
32 years of experience

Specialty

ENT Surgery Otorhinolaryngology

Qualifications

MBBS (S’pore), FRCSEd, FRCSG, FAMS (ORL)

What I do

Dr Christopher Goh provides clinical services such as:
- Ear conditions
- Nose conditions
- Throat conditions
- Ear, nose and throat surgery 
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Clinic Locations

Novena ENT Head & Neck Surgery Specialist Centre
Mt Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
#04-21/22/34
38 Irrawaddy Road, S 329563

Novena ENT – Head & Neck Surgery Specialist Centre
Parkway East Medical Centre #03-07
319 Joo Chiat Place, S 427989

Novena ENT – Head & Neck Surgery Specialist Centre
Mt Elizabeth Medical Centre #14-12
3 Mount Elizabeth
Singapore 228510

Professional Statement

Dr Christopher Goh is a ear, nose, throat (ENT) surgeon with about 20 years experience in the field. He provides specialised care for patients with nose and throat conditions through his advance surgical techniques. He currently practices at his clinic in Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital. He is also a Visiting Consultant to the Singapore General Hospital (SGH) and National Cancer Centre.

Upon his graduation from the Faculty of Medicine at the National University of Singapore (MBBS, 1985), Dr Goh obtained his postgraduate qualifications in Otolaryngology (FRCS Glasgow and Edinburgh, 1991). His training in Otolaryngology included a one-year stint at ... See more [ + ]the University of Edinburgh in Scotland under the Health Manpower Development Programme Award. There, he was mentored by Professor Arnold Maran, a leading ENT-Head & Neck Surgeon in the United Kingdom. When he returned to Singapore, he completed his Advanced Specialist Training in Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery and was admitted as a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore.

In 1995, through the SGH Scholarship, Dr Goh went on to do a year-long fellowship in Head & Neck Surgery in Toronto, Canada. Under the mentorship of Professor Patrick Gullane, a world renowned ENT-Head & Neck Surgeon, Dr Goh successfully completed his training and was awarded the American Head & Neck Society Joint Council Certification for Advanced Training in Head & Neck Oncology.

Prior to his move to private practice, Dr Goh was the Head of Department and Senior Consultant of Otolaryngology at SGH. He remains a Visiting Consultant to the Hospital as well as to the National Cancer Centre Singapore.

Teaching and moulding future generations of doctors is an aspect of medicine that Dr Goh has a passion for. He is currently an Adjunct Professor at the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School. He was Chief Examiner of the Otolaryngology Exit Examinations from 2007 to 2012 and has been invited as an external examiner for several overseas examinations. Dr Goh has also previously served as the Chairman of the Specialist Training Committee in Otolaryngology and Chairman of the Residency Advisory Committee of the Ministry of Health which oversees the training of residents in Singapore. .

Apart from his teaching commitments, Dr Goh is actively involved in the otolaryngology arena. He is currently the Treasurer of the ASEAN Federation of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. He served as President of the Society of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Singapore from 2007 to 2009 and is a founding member of the Asian Society of Head & Neck Oncology.

Committed to providing the best for patients, Dr Goh has helped train surgeons through several medical missions to countries like Indonesia, Myanmar, Laos and Bangladesh, so that they can continue to serve their community. He is also presently the Chief Commissioner of St John’s Ambulance Brigade whose goal is to provide service to mankind through the promotion of first aid skills and CPR.

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Languages Spoken

English, Indonesian, Hokkien, Mandarin

Education

National University of Singapore
See more [ + ] Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburg)
Royal College of Surgeons (Glasgow)
Academy of Medicine Singapore

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Awards and Publications

Awards
Health Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) Scholarship to University of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Singapore General Hospital Scholarship, Head and Neck Surgical Oncology Fellowship to University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Service with a Heart Award, Singapore General Hospital, 2011
Singapore Health Quality Service Star Award, 2011
International Outstanding Leadership Award in Endoscopy, China National Office for Science & Technology,
2010
Best Oral Presentation (2nd Place), Malaysia-Singapore Otolaryngology Society Joint Meeting, 2009
EXSA Star Award, Excellent Service Award Committee & SPRING Singapore, 2009
See more [ + ] EXSA Gold Award, Excellent Service Award Committee & SPRING Singapore, 2008
EXSA Silver Award, Excellent Service Award Committee & SPRING Singapore, 2007
Service with a Heart Award, Singapore General Hospital, 2006
Service with a Heart Award, Singapore General Hospital, 2005
Heart of Gold Service Award, Singapore General Hospital, 2004
Long Service Award, Singapore General Hospital, 2004
Service with a Heart Award, Singapore General Hospital, 2004
Serving Brother of The Order of St John, 2002
Service with a Heart Award, Singapore General Hospital, 2000
Best Teacher for Undergraduate Teaching, Singapore General Hospital, 2000
Service with a Heart Award January, Singapore General Hospital, 1998 Publications
Esthesioneuroblastomas in an Asian population: Similarities and differences
Goh CHK, Chua DYK, Ho RLW, Chan C.
Asian J Surg. 2012 Oct; 35, 154-158 Obstructive sleep apnoea in a case of thyroglossal duct cyst carcinoma
See AX, Chua DY, Chan YM, Goh CH.
J Laryngol Otol. 2012 Aug;126(8):864-6. Janus kinase 3-activating mutations identified in natural killer/T-cell lymphoma.
Koo GC, Tan SY, Tang T, Poon SL, Allen GE, Tan L, Chong SC, Ong WS, Tay K, Tao M, Quek R, Loong S, Yeoh KW, Yap SP, Lee KA, Lim LC, Tan D, Goh C, Cutcutache I, Yu W, Ng CC, Rajasegaran V, Heng HL, Gan A, Ong CK, Rozen S, Tan P, Teh BT, Lim ST.
Cancer Discov. 2012 Jul;2(7):591-7. Gefitinib, cisplatin, and concurrent radiotherapy for locally advanced head and neck cancer: EGFR FISH, protein expression, and mutational status are not predictive biomarkers
EH Tan, C Goh, WT Lim, KC Soo, ML Khoo, T Tan, DSW Tan, MK Ang, QS Ng, PH Tan,
A Lim, J Hwang, YHF Teng, TH Lim, SH Tan, N Baskaran,  KM Hui
Ann Oncol. 2012 Apr;23(4):1010-6. Nasal metastases from renal cell carcinoma is associated with poor-risk Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) classification
Choong CV, Tang T, Chay WY, Goh C, Azhari-N, Tay MH, Tan PH, Tan MH
Chin J Cancer. 2011 Feb; 30(2):144 - 148 Residual cervical lymphadenopathy after definitive treatment of nasopharyngeal carcinoma: fine needle aspiration cytology, computed tomography and histopathological findings.
Toh ST, Yuen HW, Lim KH, Goh YH, Goh HK.
J Laryngol Otol. 2011 Jan; 125(1): 70-7 Outcomes of oral tongue cancer: does age matter?
Yip CS, Charn TC, Wee JT, Tan TW, Goh C, Tan HK, Fong KW
Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2010 Dec; 39(12): 897-903 Current concepts in the management of carotid body tumours
DTH Wee, CHK Goh
Med J Malaysia. 2010 Dec; 65(4): 268 – 271 Minimally Invasive Surgery for Head & Neck Cancer
Goh CH, Ng YH, Teo DW
Lancet Oncol, 2010 Mar; 11(3):281 - 286

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Professional Positions and Memberships

Chairman, Residency Advisory Committee, JCST, Ministry of Health
Medical Specialist Panel, Workmen’s Compensation Medical Board, Ministry of Manpower
Medical Specialist Resource Person, Foreign Domestic Worker Levy Concession for Persons with Disabilities, National Council of Social Service, Ministry of Community Development, Youth & Sports
See more [ + ] Adjunct Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
Clinical Associate Professor, National University of Singapore
Chief Commissioner, St John’s Ambulance Brigade
Former Clinical Fellow, Head & Neck Surgery University of Toronto
Former Adjunct Assoc Professor, Duke-NUS GMS
Former Examiner, MMed (ORL)
Former Scribe, Academy of Medicine, Singapore
Chief Examiner, Otolaryngology Exit Examination
Council Member, International Academy of Oral Oncology
Committee Member, Asian Society of Head & Neck Oncology
Committee Member, World Chinese Society of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
Treasurer, ASEAN Otorhinolaryngology – Head & Neck Federation
Member, Thyroid Workgroup, Singapore General Hospital
Member, UICC TNM Committee, National Cancer Centre
Member, Head & Neck Subcommittee, National Cancer Centre
Member, Nasopharyngeal Cancer Subcommittee, National Cancer Centre Former Head & Senior Consultant, Department of Otolaryngology, Singapore General Hospital
Former Chairman, Specialist Training Committee in Otolaryngology, JCST, Ministry of Health
Former Chairman, Organising Committee, 3rd International Academy of Oral Oncology Congress
Former Member, Complaints Panel, Singapore Medical Council
Former Member, CME Coordinating Committee, Singapore Medical Council
Former President, Society of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Singapore
Former Member, Committee on National Medical Specialty Centres, Ministry of Health
Former Co-Chairman, CME Subcommittee, Academy of Medicine, Singapore
Former Group Leader, Talent Management Workgroup, SGH Advance 2006
Former Vice-President, Singapore Society of Otolaryngology, Singapore Medical Association
Former Member, Thyroid Cancer Workgroup, Singapore General Hospital
Former Chairman, Steering Committee on Talent Management, Singapore General Hospital
Former Member, Outram Campus Clinical Services Workgroup
Former Honorary Auditor, Singapore Society of Otolaryngology, Singapore Medical Association
Former Member, Singhealth Cluster Electronic Prescription Focus Group
Former Committee Member, Medical Ethics and Professionalism Committee, Post-graduate Medical Institute, Singapore General Hospital
Former Co-Chairman, Organising Committee, 36th Singapore-Malaysia Congress of Medicine
Former Council Member & Board of Censors, Academy of Medicine, Singapore
Former Chairman, Focus Group 6: Leadership & Talent Management, Strategic Planning Exercise, Singapore General Hospital
Former Chairman, Chapter of Surgeons, Academy of Medicine, Singapore
Former Member of Electronics Medical Records Workgroup, Singapore General Hospital
Former Member of Continuing Medical Education Subcommittee, Singapore General Hospital, Postgraduate Medical Institute
Former Coordinator of Postgraduate Teaching, Department of Otolaryngology, Singapore General Hospital
Former Chairman of Subcommittee, Professional Guidelines Committee, Medical Board, Singapore General Hospital
Former Member of Scientific Subcommittee, 9th ASEAN - ORL HNS Congress, Singapore Society of Otolaryngogogy
Former Chairman of Scientific Subcommittee in Head and Neck Surgery, 32nd World Congress of the International College of Surgeons, International College of Surgeons
Former Secretary, Singapore Society of Otolaryngology, Singapore Medical Association
Former Committee Member, Chapter of Surgeons, Academy of Medicine, Singapore
Former Coordinator of Undergraduate Teaching, Department of Otolaryngology, Singapore General Hospital
Former Member of Scientific Subcommittee, UICC Workshop on Nasopharyngeal Cancer, Singapore Cancer Society
Former Member of Organising Committee, 6th Advanced Head and Neck Course, Chapter of Surgeons, Academy of Medicine, Singapore
Former Chairman of Organising Committee, Symposium on “Practical Approach to ENT Problems for the General Practitioner”, Department of Otolaryngology, Singapore General Hospital
Former Member of Organising Committee, Surgical Speech Rehabilitation Course, Singapore General Hospital
Former Member of Organising Committee, 4th Asean Otorhinolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery Congress, Chapter of Surgeons, Academy of Medicine, Singapore

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Accredited Hospitals

Gleneagles Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
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Insurances Accepted