Dr Ooi Boon Swee

General Surgeon
25 years of experience

Specialty

General Surgery

Clinical Interest

Colorectal Surgery

Qualifications

MBBS (Singapore), FAMS (Gen Surg) FRCS (Edinburgh), FRCS (Glasgow), FRCS (Ireland)

What I do

Dr. Ooi Boon Swee provides clinic services such as:
- Screening for Colorectal Cancer
- General Surgery
- Colorectal & Anal Surgery
- Laparoscopic and Robotic-Assisted Surgery  
See more [ + ]- Surgical and non-surgical treatment of hemorrhoids (piles)
- Laparoscopic surgery for Gallbladder, Appendix, Hernia, Colorectal Diseases/Colorectal Cance

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Clinic Locations

B S Ooi Colorectal, General & Laparoscopic Surgery Centre
Mt. Elizabeth Medical Centre #14-02
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

Professional Statement

Dr Ooi graduated with his medical degree (MBBS) from the National University of Singapore in 1992 and became a surgical fellow of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Ireland (FRCSEd, FRCSGlag, FRCSI) in 1996. He then received his training in colorectal surgery at the Department of Colorectal Surgery at the Singapore General Hospital. Dr Ooi was awarded Health Manpower Development Plan scholarships to further his training in advanced colorectal surgery at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia in 1998 and then at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio in the United States in 2002, under the guidance of the world renowned colorectal ... See more [ + ]surgeons such as Professor Victor Fazio and Dr James Church.

Prior to entering private practice, he held several positions at the Singapore General Hospital, including Director of minimally-invasive surgery, senior consultant of the Department of Colorectal Surgery and the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Centre and Tripartite Robotic Assisted Surgery Committee Deputy Chairman. In addition to that, Dr Ooi was a visiting senior consultant at the National Cancer Centre and Changi General Hospital and honorary secretary of the Society of Colorectal Surgeons of Singapore (2004/2005). Dr Ooi has also played a part in educating the next generation of doctors, by serving as an associate professor of the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School and Senior Lecturer of the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore.

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Languages Spoken

English, Malay, Hokkien, TeoChew, Cantonese, Mandarin

Education

National University of Singapore, Faculty of Medicine

Awards and Publications

Dr Ooi Boon Swee was awarded HMDP scholarships to further his training in advanced colorectal surgery at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia in 1998 and then at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA in 2002, under the guidance of the world renown colorectal surgeons such as prof Victor Fazio and Dr James Church. Dr Ooi has published numerous publications in international peer-reviewed journals as author and co-author, as well as several book chapters and books. As a recognition of his work, he was awarded the SGH Excellent Publication Award in 2003.

Professional Positions and Memberships

Senior Consultant, Dept of Colorectal Surgery, Singapore General Hospital
Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore
Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery or Key-Hole Surgery, Singapore General Hospital.
See more [ + ] Deputy Chairman, Tripartite Robotic Assisted Surgery Committee, Singapore General Hospital
Senior Consultant, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Centre, Singapore General Hospital
Visiting Senior Consultant, Surgical Oncology, National Cancer Centre, Singapore
Visiting Senior Consultant, Dept of Surgery, Changi General Hospital
Senior Lecturer, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
Honorary Secretary, Society of Colorectal Surgeons of Singapore, 2004/2005

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Accredited Hospitals

Gleneagles Hospital
Mount Alvernia Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
See more [ + ] Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
Parkway East Hospital
Thomson Medical Centre
West Point Hospital

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Insurances Accepted

AXA