Dr Samuel C L Yeak

ENT Surgeon / Otorhinolaryngologist
30 years of experience

Specialty

ENT Surgery / Otorhinolaryngology

Qualifications

MBBS (S’pore), FRCS (Edin), FRCS (Glasg), FAMS

What I do

Dr Samuel C L Yeak provides clinical services such as:
- Full clinical examination including video-nasoendoscopy
- Microscopic ear examination and toilet
- Skin prick test (allergy) testing
- Allergy counselling
See more [ + ]- Sublingual immunotherapy
- Fine needle aspiration cytology
- Tissue biopsy
- Laboratory / radiological investigations
- Sleep study

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Professional Statement

Dr Samuel C L Yeak is an ENT Specialist (Otorhinolaryngologist) at Amandela ENT Head & Neck Centre in Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre.

Dr Samuel C L Yeak completed his MBBS in 1987 at the National University of Singapore, FRCS (ENT) in 1993 at the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK, FRCS (ENT) in 1993 at the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow, UK and FAMS (ENT) in 1997 at the Academy of Medicine, Singapore.

Dr Samuel C L Yeak is bilingual and his works involves specialised care in nasal and sinus disorders. He was the Head and ... See more [ + ]senior consultant at the Department of Ear, Nose and Throat at Tan Tock Seng Hospital. During his tenure, he also served as Chief of the rhinology service. He remains a Visiting Consultant to Tan Tock Seng Hospital. Dr Samuel C L Yeak  has trained many of the present generation of endoscopic sinus surgeons both in the public and private sector in Singapore. In addition, he has trained Rhinology Fellows from Malaysia, Vietnam, Myanmar, China and Saudi Arabia who have since gone back to become leading sinus surgeons in their own countries.

Dr Samuel Yeak has varied interests and held a concurrent appointment as the first Chief Medical Information Officer for Tan Tock Seng Hospital and still helps out as Information Technology Advisor after leaving the hospital. He helped design the hospital’s Electronic Medical Record system from scratch to achieve Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMMS) Level 6, the highest award in Singapore and the region, besides bagging numerous local IT awards. Dr Samuel Yeak also designed a fully electronic ENT system which is currently being used in TTSH and of course in Amandela ENT.

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Languages Spoken

English, Mandarin

Education

National University of Singapore (1987)

Awards and Publications

Health Manpower Development Program (HMDP) fellowship (MOH) (1993)
Health Manpower Development Program (HMDP) fellowship (USA) (1999)
Health Sector Development Plan (HSDP) grant from MOH to start Singapore’s first Rhinology laboratory
Health Sector Development Plan (HSDP) grant to introduce Computer Guided Sinus Surgery
Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMMS) Level 6
Numerous local IT awards

Professional Positions and Memberships

Former Head of ENT Department in Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Senior Clinical Lecturer with the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore
President for the Society of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery (Singapore)

Accredited Hospitals

Gleneagles Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
See more [ + ]Parkway East Hospital
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Insurances Accepted