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Dr Tan Yu Meng

General Surgeon
 

Fem Surgery Pte Ltd
Mt Elizabeth Medical Centre, #05-02
3 Mount Elizabeth Road, S 228510

FeM Surgery Pte Ltd
Mt E Novena Specialist Centre
#11-53
38 Irrawaddy Road, S 329563

Professional Statement

Dr Tan Yu Meng was trained in advanced hepatobiliary surgery and liver transplantation at the world renowned Liver Unit of Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, UK. He furthered his skills in living donor liver transplantation under the guidance of Professor K Kanaka in Japan.  He led a team to perform the first successful spilt liver transplant at SGH in 2007 and the first combined Heart-Liver Transplantation in Asia in 2009.

Dr Tan left for private practice in May 2010. He is the founder and chief surgeon of ‘FeM Surgery’ at Parkway Hospitals, a multidisciplinary practice. He leads the Gallstone Liver Centre @ FeM and the Cancer Surgery & Peritonectomy Centre@ FeM which provide treatment and care for patients with cancer and gallstones, liver and gastrointestinal diseases.

What I do

Dr Tan Yu MEng provides clinical services such as:
- Cancer Surgery
- Gastrointestinal Surgery
- Hepatobiliary-pancreatic Surgery
- Liver Transplant
- Surgery for Peritoneal Malignancies
- Laparoscopic Surgery
- Gastroscopy
- Colonoscopy

Dr Jude Lee

General Surgeon
 

Jude Lee Gastrointestinal & Laparoscopic Surgery
Mt. Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre #08-35
38 Irrawaddy Road, S 329563

Professional Statement

Dr Jude Lee is a General Surgeon practicing at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, who is particularly adept at Basic and Advanced Minimally Invasive Gastrointestinal Surgery. His skills and expertise include cancer surgery, gastroesophageal and colorectal surgery, VATS sympathectomy for sweaty palms, hernia repair, gallbladder surgery, appendicectomy, and bariatric surgery. He also performs single port surgery for benign conditions.

Dr Lee graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the National University of Singapore in 1997. Following that, he completed his basic surgical training and obtained his MRCS (Edinburgh) in 2003 and his Master of Medicine in Surgery in 2004. In 2007, he was admitted to the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK. Then, in 2009, through the Higher Manpower Development Programme Award, Dr Lee travelled to Japan to pursue a one-year fellowship in sub-specialty training in minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgery under Professor Ichiro Uyama.

Apart from his practice at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Dr Lee is a Visiting Consultant Surgeon at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital where he has taken on the role of educator in training the next generation of surgeons. He is currently serving as core faculty member in the NHG-AHPL Surgical Residency Programme, as well as core tutor for the transitional year medical education residency programme.

Dr Lee has demonstrated great interest in research, publishing papers in peer reviewed journals and serving as Principal Investigator of the AHCC06 trial, a multi-centre, open-label, randomised controlled trial that compares the outcomes of two established treatments for locally-advanced liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma) in order to determine which treatment is more effective. He is also fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore, International Gastric Cancer Association (IGCA), Endoscopic & Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia (ELSA), and faculty member of Asia-Pacific Gastroesophageal Cancer Congress.

Dr Lee is a physician with a heart and uses his medical skills and knowledge to help those in need. He is an active volunteer, participating in mission work in Africa and serves as a member of the Singapore Red Cross Society. In addition to that, he takes an active interest in issues facing the community and is an executive member of the grassroots society in his constituency.

What I do

Dr Jude Lee provides clinical services such as:
- Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)
- Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal Cancer Surgery
- Basic Laparoscopic Surgery
- Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
- Single Port Surgery
- Basic Endoscopy
- Advanced Endoscopy

Dr Chong Chee Keong

General Surgeon
 

Maven Surgery
Mt. Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre, #07-49 38
Irrawaddy Road S 329563

Professional Statement

Dr Chong Chee Keong is a general surgeon practising at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital and Parkway East Hospital, Singapore. He specialises in minimally invasive breast surgery, and the diagnosis and surgical management of breast cancer and colorectal cancer.

Dr Chong graduated in 1993 from National University of Singapore, started specialist training in 1995, and was registered with the Singapore Specialist Accreditation Board in 2002.

Dr Chong has been looking after cancer patients for 20 years. He has worked with many senior surgical oncologists, medical oncologists and radiation oncologists to gain a broad understanding of the management of this dreaded disease.

Dr Chong has participated in various international cancer conferences. He also took time off work to do a stint in Japan to learn minimally invasive breast cancer surgery and various reconstruction techniques. Dr Chong has travelled to places like US and Vietnam to upgrade his skills on minimally invasive colorectal surgery.

He believes that the breast is an important part of a woman's image, and is hence a believer of breast conservation surgery. He will make the greatest effort to save the breast, but not at the expense of the patient's safety. Dr Chong has various breast remodelling techniques to help keep deformity to the minimum.

What I do

Dr Chong Chee Keong provides general Surgery for:
- Breast
- Hernia
- Trauma
- Intensive Care

Dr Ng Kheng Hong

General Surgeon
 

KH Ng Colorectal & Minimally Invasive Surgery
Gleneagles Medical Centre
#03-13
6 Napier Road, S 258499

Professional Statement

Dr Ng Kheng Hong graduated from the National University of Singapore with Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery. He was admitted as a member to the Royal College of Surgeon (Edinburgh) in 2002. In the following year, he attained his Master of Medicine in General Surgery. In 2004, he was posted to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital at the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom, as a specialist registrar in General Surgery.

In 2006, Dr Ng was awarded the SingHealth HMDP award for further training in advanced laparoscopic surgery under the Hunterian Professor of Surgery, Professor Michael Li.

Dr Ng has more than 15 years of experience to date. As a colorectal surgeon and general surgeon currently practising at Gleneagles Hospital Singapore, Dr Ng has a keen interest in laparoscopic and robot-assisted surgery. He is very passionate about the use of minimally invasive techniques in in various surgical procedures, including colorectal cancer, gallbladder stones, appendicitis, abdominal and groin hernia etc. Dr Ng is one of the pioneers in the use of single incision laparoscopic surgery in colorectal surgery in Singapore, and has been invited to give lectures on advanced laparoscopic technique both locally and internationally.

Other conditions he treats include abdominal pain, adhesions, anal abscesses, anal pain, bloating, constipation, diarrhoea, diverticulitis, fistula-in-ano, gastric pain and ulcers, perianal abscesses, piles (haemorrhoids), rectal bleeding and skin lumps.

What I do

Dr Ng Kheng Hong provides clinical services such as:
- Key-hole Surgery for Colorectal cancer
- Latest Robotic Surgery for Colorectal Cancer
- Screening and prevent of Colorectal Cancer
- Single port Surgery for Appendix, Gallbladder, Hernia and Colorectal cancer
- Latest treatments for Piles

Dr Sujit Singh Gill

General Surgeon
 

The Vascular and General Surgery Centre
Paragon #18-05
290 Orchard Road, S 238859

Professional Statement

Dr Sujit Singh Gill is the director and consultant surgeon at The Vascular and General Surgery Centre. Dr Gill is well known for his expertise in the South East Asia region. He specializes in abdominal aortic reconstruction/repair with stent, peripheral arterial disease including state of the art minimally invasive limb salvage techniques such as angioplasty with drug-eluting balloons and stents, diabetic vascular disease, leg ulcer management, arteriovenous fistula creation (AVF) / graft /  fistulogram for end stage renal failure patients, varicose vein disease, hernia repair, piles, gall bladder disease and gastroscopy/colonoscopy. 

Dr Gill received his medical degree from the National University of Singapore (NUS). He undertook postgraduate training at Singapore General Hospital (SGH) and obtained his Masters in General Surgery also from NUS. Subsequently, Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh was acquired. Dr Gill further honed his skills at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth, Australia. Upon completion of this he returned to Singapore General Hospital and completed his research on abdominal aneurysms. Dr Gill currently divides his time between Singapore General Hospital and The Vascular & General Surgery Centre. Having a passion to educate and train he has served extensively as a clinical mentor to medical students as well as regularly conducting forums to general practitioners and the public in Singapore, Russia, Indonesia, Malaysia & Myanmar. Dr Gill has also travelled to provide medical aid in the region in times of crisis.

Dr Gill utilises the latest technologies and is innovative in his approach. He was one of the first surgeons in the region to introduce endovenous techniques for varicose veins including EVLT (endovenous laser therapy), EVRT (endovenous radiofrequency therapy) and Clarivein. Dr Gill was also a pioneer utiliser of Transanal Haemorrhoidal Dearterialization (THD) which is a new technique for the treatment of piles minimising pain and lifestyle interruptions. Patients regularly travel from Russia, South East Asia and the Middle East in search of Dr Gill. His superior interpersonal skills, surgical dexterity and ability to tailor care to individual patient needs are renowned.

What I do

Dr Sujit Singh Gill provides clinical services such as:
- Laser Therapy for Varicose Vein disease, Venous Reflux disease
- Injection Sclerotherapy for spider and reticular veins
- Management of Aortic Aneurysms with Stent-graft Repair or Open Repair
- Minimally-invasive surgery for Piles (Transanal Haemorrhoidal Dearterialization)
- Assessment and Management of lower limb ulcers
- Management of Peripheral Arterial Disease
- Vascular Access for Renal Failure patients
- Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy

Dr Melvin Look Chee Meng

General Surgeon
 

Pan Asia Surgery
Mt. Elizabeth Medical Centre
#11-15
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

PanAsia Surgery
Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre #10-43/44
38 Irrawaddy Road
Singapore 329563

PanAsia Surgery
Parkway East Hospital #04-03
319 Joo Chiat Place
Singapore 427989

Professional Statement

Dr Melvin Look Chee Meng is a General Surgeon practicing at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre and Parkway East Medical Centre, Singapore. He completed his MBBS from the National University of Singapore in 1989. He then underwent further training at the National Cancer Center Hospital in Tokyo on a Ministry of Health Fellowship in Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer Surgery. Dr Look has a special interest in the treatment of stomach and esophageal cancers.

Dr Melvin Look also performs a wide repertoire of minimally invasive surgery and was the first surgeon in the South East Asia to perform a number of advanced laparoscopic operations; including Hand-assisted Laparoscopic Surgery, Endoscopic Thyroid Surgery, and Swedish Adjustable Gastric Banding for Obesity. Dr Melvin Look is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Dr Melvin Look has helped train numerous local and regional surgeons in advanced laparoscopic surgery. He set up the first training facility in the world outside of America to gain endorsement with the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES). For his work in the medical field, he has been listed in the peerage publication “Who’s Who in the World” since the year 2000.

Dr Melvin Look is accredited in Gleneagles Hospital, Mount Alvernia Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, and Parkway East Hospital. He is bilingual and speaks English and Bahasa. 

What I do

Dr Melvin Look provides clinical services such as:
- The treatment of stomach and esophageal cancers
- Gastrointestinal, Laparoscopic & Obesity Surgery
- Diagnostic and Therapeutic Gastroscopy, Colonoscopy & ERCP
- Endoscopic Intragastric Balloon
- Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band
- Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

Dr Ganesh Ramalingam

General Surgeon
 

Pan Asia Surgery
Mt. Elizabeth Medical Centre
#11-13/14/15
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

PanAsia Surgery
Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre, #10-43/44
38 Irrawaddy Road, S 329563

PanAsia Surgery
Parkway East Medical Centre,
#04-03
319 Joo Chiat Place, S 427989

Professional Statement

Dr Ganesh Ramalingam specialises in General Surgery, Bariatric and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Endoscopy and Trauma.  He has performed multiple procedures in Bariatric Surgery and numerous revisional Bariatric procedures.  He is actively involved in multiple research projects in Trauma, Critical Care, Advanced Laparoscopy and Bariatrics. 

Dr Ganesh also has a strong interest in teaching.  He is an Adjunct Assistant Professor, General Surgery at Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS.  

What I do

Dr Ganesh Ramalingam provides clinical services such as:
- General Surgery
- Baratric Surgery
- Trauma
- Advanced Laparoscopy

Dr Tay Khoon Hean

General Surgeon
 

Tay Khoon Hean Surgery
Gleneagles Medical Centre #08-02
6 Napier Road, S 258499

Professional Statement

Dr Tay Khoon Han is a General Surgeon practicing at Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore. Dr Tay Khoo Hean is multilingual and speaks English, Mandarin, Malay, and French.

He completed his MBBS from the National University of Singapore in 1988. Dr Tay Khoo subsequently obtained his surgical fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow in 1995. He completed his Advanced Surgical Training in General Surgery in April 1998. His subspecialty training was done under the tutelage of two world renowned surgeons.

Dr Tay Khoon Hean areas of expertise are in hepatopancreatobiliary (HPB) and advanced laparoscopic (minimally invasive surgery) surgery with particular emphasis on difficult gallbladder and bile duct operations, laparoscopic Nissen’s fund oplication, lap banding for obesity, major hepatic resections utilizing the French techniques and the latest techniques in pancreas resectional operations, the pylorus-preserving pancreatoduodenectomy (PPPD) for cancers of the head of pancreas.

He was awarded a Traveling Fellowship Scholarship from the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow to understudy Prof Alfred Cushieri in Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, Scotland for advance laparoscopic surgery.

In addition to serving various medical committees both locally and internationally (including the Academy of Tropical Surgery, World Health Organization), Dr Tay Khoon Hean was previously a committee member in the Singapore Swimming Association and a council member of the North-West Community Development Council (CDC).

What I do

Dr Tay Khoon Hean provides clinical services such as:
* Liver Surgery
* Laparoscopic Surgery
* Pancreatic Surgery
* General Surgery
* Outpatient Surgery

Dr Wong Nan Yaw

General Surgeon
 

NY Wong Surgery
Mt Elizabeth Medical Centre
#09-02
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

Sincere Medical Specialist Center for Women
Novena Specialist Center #06-19
8 Sinaran Drive, S 307470

Professional Statement

Dr Wong Nan Yaw is a General Surgeon with clinical interest in the colorectal surgeon. He completed his MBBS from the National university of Singapore in 1993. After a few years of practice, he developed a passionate interest in surgical diseases and decided to embark on a career in surgery and since 2008, Dr Wong Nan Yaw has started his own private practice at the Mount Elizabeth Medical Center.

His practice focuses on the diagnosis and therapy of both benign and malignant conditions of the colon, rectum and anus. This includes diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy for the early detection of cancers, the surgical treatment of hemorrhoids (piles), perianal abscesses and fistulae, and surgery of colorectal cancers.

Dr Wong Nan Yaw successfully obtained his Fellowship with the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in 1998. The increasing incidence of colorectal cancers in South East Asia prompted him to sub-specialize in colorectal surgery.

Dr Wong Nan Yaw trained in the Department of Colorectal Surgery at the Singapore General Hospital, which is an internationally recognized center of excellence for the treatment of colorectal diseases.

In 2002 he was awarded an Exchange Fellowship to spend a year training at the Bradford Royal Infirmary in the United Kingdom. Dr Wong Nan Yaw obtained his specialist accreditation with the Singapore Medical Council in 2003.

In 2005 he was given an award to train in minimally invasive (laparoscopic) colorectal surgery at the prestigious Weill-Cornell Medical College in New York, USA. He also further honed his skills in the laparoscopic surgical treatment of colorectal cancers in the USA.

Besides colorectal work, he is also well-versed in general surgical conditions like gallstones and abdominal wall hernias. He continues to keep up to date by attending courses in order to maintain cutting edge knowledge and skills.

He maintains admitting privileges at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Gleneagles Hospital, East Shore Hospital and Mount Alvernia Hospital. Dr Wong Nan Yaw also has operating rights at Novena Surgery as well as Orchard Surgery at Paragon.

What I do

Dr Wong Nan Yaw provides clinical services such as:

* Endoscopy
* Gastroscopy
* Colonoscopy
* Surgery
* Colorectal Surgery
* Piles Surgery
* Laparoscopic Surgery
* Other Common Surgical Conditions
* Colorectal Cancer Screening
* Management of common Perianal Conditions
* Hemorrhoidal Diseases
* Management Of Common Perianal Conditions
* Transanal Hemorrhoidal Dearterialization
* Ligasure Hemorrhoidectomy

Treatments for following conditions:

* Hemorrhoids (Piles)
* Colon & Rectal Cancers 

Dr Chan Hsiang Sui

General Surgeon
 

HS Chan Surgery
Gleneagles Medical Centre #03-01
6 Napier Road, S 25849

Professional Statement

Dr Chan Hsiang Sui obtained advanced clinical training as a Fellow in the Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA.  He had his surgery training at Department of General Surgery, Lahey Clinic in Burlington Massachusetts, USA in 1996 where he worked as a Chief Resident in the Department.  On return from his training in America he practised as a Consultant Surgeon at the Department of Surgery, Singapore General Hospital and the Department of Surgical Oncology at the National Cancer Centre.

Dr Chan’s sub-specialty interests are in minimally invasive surgery, oncology surgery (cancer surgery) of the gastro intestinal tract (esophagus, stomach, colon and rectum and the pancreas), thyroid, and breast.

What I do

Dr Chan Hsiang Sui provides clinical services such as:
- General surgery
- Gastrointestinal surgery
- Laparoscopic surgery
- Cancer surgery

- Obesity surgery

Dr Sanjay Nalachandran

General Surgeon
 

Vein & General Surgery Clinic
Gleneagles Medical Centre #08-06
6 Napier Road, S 258500

Professional Statement

Dr Sanjay Nalachandran is experienced in the management and treatment of common general surgical conditions as well as emergency procedures. He is also trained in advanced laparoscopic surgery. He has special interest in vascular surgery. He has trained in both traditional vascular surgery and endovascular surgery. Dr Sanjay is well versed with the latest stenting and angioplasty procedures in vascular surgery. He has particular expertise in laser techniques for varicose veins (EVLT) and spider veins, as well as other advanced vein-related procedures.  

He has always been enthusiastic and heavily involved with both undergraduate and post graduate medical education, in recognition of this, he has been awarded the position of Adjunct Assistant Professor for Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore.  Dr Sanjay has admitting privileges to Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Parkway East Hospital and Mount Elizabeth Novena.

What I do

Dr Sanjay Nalachandran provides clinical services such as:
- General surgery
- Advanced laparoscopic surgery
- Vascular surgery
- Endovascular surgery
- Stenting and angioplasty
- Varicose veins surgery
- Laser techniques for varicose veins (EVLT)
- Spider veins

Adjunct A/Prof Dean Koh Chi-Siong

General Surgeon
 

Colorectal Clinic Associates
Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
38 Irrawaddy Road #10-48/49
Singapore 329563

Colorectal Clinic Associates
Gleneagles Medical Centre #05-07
6 Napier Road, S 258499

Colorectal Clinic Associates
Mt A Hospital Block A
#02-28
820 Thomson Road, S 574623

Professional Statement

Adjunct A/Prof Dean Koh Chi-Siong was trained in Colon and Rectal Surgery at the Ferguson Clinic/Michigan State University, USA under a Ministry of Health Scholarship in 2003.  While he was in the US, he also received formal training in laparoscopic colon and rectal procedures.  He was also trained in functional anorectal work and is competent in endoanal and endorectal ultrasonography. He has been performing robotic assisted laparoscopic colorectal resections since 2008.  He is the only listed colorectal surgeon in Southeast Asia on the da Vinci surgeon locator.

Adjunct A/Prof Koh was a Senior Consultant in Colorectal Surgery at the National University Hospital before he left for private practice at the Colorectal Clinic Associates in 2012.  He has vast experience in laparoscopic colorectal surgery.  Laparoscopic colon and rectal procedures are his main interest in his practice.

What I do

Adjunct A/Prof Dean Koh Chi-Siong provides clinical services such as:
- Robotic assisted laparoscopic colorectal surgery
- Endoanal and endorectal ultrasonography
- Colon polyps/tumours
- Rectal polyps/tumours
- Endoscopy
- Anorectal Surgery
- Faecal Incontinence
- Constipation/Anorectal physiology

Dr Teoh Tiong Ann

General Surgeon
 

Teoh Colon Rectum & General Surgery
Mt Elizabeth Medical Centre, #05-04
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

Professional Statement

Dr Teoh Tiong Ann graduated from the National University of Singapore with the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, under a Singapore Government Public Service Commission Merit Scholarship. He then went on to train in General Surgery and was awarded a Singapore Government Fellowship leading to a Masters of Medicine in Surgery. He later obtained Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. After completing his advanced training, Dr Teoh became a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore.

Besides being a trained General Surgeon, Dr Teoh has subspecialty interest in Colorectal Surgery. He was awarded a Singapore Government Health Manpower Development Plan Scholarship to pursue Colorectal Surgery at the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic in Florida in the United States.

Dr Teoh Tiong Ann was also a Founding Member of the Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia of the Society of Colorectal Surgeons in Singapore, as well as a member of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS). In addition to that, he has served as a council member of the Technologies Committee of the ASCRS.

Dr Teoh Tiong Ann has wide experience in gastrointestinal cancers and colorectal surgery, especially the surgery of colon and rectal cancer as well as anal sphincter-preserving surgery for low rectal cancers. He also performs laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancers.

Additionally, Dr Teoh is able to perform laparoscopic cholecystectomy (Gallstone removal), Appendicectomy, Colectomy and Endoscopy (Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy). 

What I do

Dr Teoh Tiong Ann provides clinical services such as:
- Surgery for colon and rectal cancers including laparoscopic surgery
- Surgical and non-surgical treatment of haemorrhoids (piles)
- Screening for Colorectal Cancer
- Laparoscopic surgery for Gallbladder, Appendix, Hernia, Colorectal Diseases/Colorectal Cancer
- Gastrointestinal surgery
- Investigation and Treatment of Abdominal / Gastrointestinal Problems

Dr Charles Tan Tse Kuang

General Surgeon
 

Charles Tan Surgery
Gleneagles Medical Centre #03-11
6 Napier Road, Singapore 258499

Charles Tan Surgery
Mt E Novena Specialist Centre
38 Irrawaddy Road #09-37
S 329563

Professional Statement

Dr Charles Tan is a general surgeon with clinical interest in endocrine surgery and endoscopic hernia repairs. He attained his medical degree from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Leicester in 1995. After completing his basic surgery training in Singapore at the Singapore General Hospital & National University Hospital, he attained entry into the Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCS) in 2006. He was then awarded a fellowship for further training at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Prior to establishing his private practice, Dr Tan was formerly Senior Consultant at the National University Hospital (NUH) of Singapore.

As Head of the Endocrine Surgery Division in NUH, he started the robotic axillary thyroid surgery program. He currently has the largest experience of thyroid surgery via the axillary in Singapore. Apart from comprehensive treatment of thyroid cancers, other new procedures include minimally invasive parathyroid surgery under local anaesthesia and key-hole adrenal surgery (trans-abdominal or retroperitoneal).

He is currently the president of the Singapore Hernia Society. He has performed more than 1000 cases, of which 90% of cases are performed via key-hole. He regularly conducts courses and master classes to share his expertise to fellow colleagues.

Dr Charles Tan also has a strong passion to teach. He has been the best tutor in the department of surgery every year and still holds a position as a visiting consultant, adjunct assistant professor in National University Hospital. To further contribute to medical education, he has written a best-seller OSCE book for students.

What I do

Dr Charles Tan Tse Kuang provide clinical services such as:
- Robotic thyroid surgery
- Endoscopic thyroid surgery
- Laparoscopic hernia surgery
- Parathyroid surgery
- Adrenal surgery
- Colonoscopy
- Gastroscopy

Dr Tan Yih Kai

General Surgeon
 

Novena Vascular and Varicose Vein Centre
Mt Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre #08-48
38 Irrawaddy Road, S 329563

Farrer Vascular and Vein Centre
Farrer Park Medical Centre #13-11
1 Farrer Park Station Road
Singapore 217562

Professional Statement

Dr Tan Yih Kai is a general surgeon specialising in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery practising at Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre. He graduated from University of Queensland in 1994.  Dr Tan Yih Kai also received Postgraduate Certificate in Health Informatics from University of Southampton in 2003 and completed training in General Surgery in the United Kingdom in 2006.

Dr Tan Yih Kai was Director of Vascular Services at Changi General Hospital and had been instrumental in the set up and expansion of the various vascular and endovascular services. He also revamped the wound care service and introduced state of the art wound management techniques at Changi General Hospital.

What I do

Dr Tan Yih Kai provides clinical services such as:
- Vascular and endovascular surgery
- Wound care service, advanced wound therapy
- Arterial diseases
- Venous diseases
- Diabetic limb salvage

Dr Jimmy Lim Aik Foo

General Surgeon
 

Jimmy Lim Surgery
Gleneagles Medical Centre
#05-02
6 Napier Road, S 258499

Professional Statement

Dr Jimmy Lim Aik Foo has a special interest in Sclerotherapy for treatment of reticular and large spider veins or ultrasound guided sclerotherapy for larger veins.

What I do

Dr Jimmy Lim Aik Foo provides clinical services such as:

- Treatment of all types of veins with specially formulated sodium tetradecyl sulphate (sclerosant)

Dr I. Swaminathan

Urologist
 

Swami Surgery
Gleneagles Medical Centre
#03-06, Napier Road, S 258499

Swami Surgery
Parkway East Medical Centre #04-04
319 Joo Chiat Place
Singapore 427989

Professional Statement

Dr I. Swaminathan is a urologist working in Gleneagles Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital and Parkway East Hospital. He did both general and special urology, concentrating on stone disease and Prostate diseases. He acquired specialty interest in male infertility as well.   

He has extensive experience in General Surgery, including minimally invasive surgery, as well as his special interest in Urology. Dr Swami has also done basic research on adhesion formation in animals, and has published in Peer-reviewed journals. Dr Swami is currently conducting his private practice in Gleneagles Hospital and Parkway East Hospital. He is the former Chairman of the Chapter of General Surgeons, College of Surgeons, Singapore and  Censor with the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, as well as a council member of the college of Surgeons. In addition, he does voluntary work as a medical counselor. 

What I do

Dr. I. Swaminathan provides clinical services such as:
Consultation, diagnosis and treatment, including surgery for:
- Cancerous (malignant) diseases of the urinary tract in both male and female patients of all ages
- Non-cancerous (benign) diseases of the urinary tract in both male and female patients of all ages
- Cancer of the prostate, kidney and bladder
- Urinary leakage / incontinence
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia
- Kidney stones

Dr Wee Siew Bock

General Surgeon
 

Wee Breast & General Surgery
Mt Elizabeth Medical Centre #04-10
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

Professional Statement

Dr Wee Siew Bock is a general surgeon with special interest in breast and endocrine Surgery. He has been involved in the activities of the Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Singapore since its inception in 1997.

What I do

Dr Wee Siew Bock provides clinical services such as:
- Breast examinations
- Breast pain
- Breast lumps
- Breast skin changes
- Nipple discharge
- Abnormal breast ultrasound
- Abnormal mammogram
- Breast cancer risk assessment
- Family history of breast cancer
- Surgery for breast lumps and other breast conditions
- Surgery for breast cancer

Dr Steven Kum Wei Cheong

General Surgeon
 

Novena Vascular & Varicose Vein Centre
Mt. Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre #08-48
38 Irrawaddy Road, S 329563

Farrer Vascular and Vein Centre
Farrer Park Medical Centre #13-11
1 Farrer Park Station Road
Singapore 217562

Professional Statement

Dr Steven Kum Wei Cheong is a General Surgeon who does Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. He trained at the Heart Centre, Park Hospital, Leipzig, Germany in Endovascular Interventions. His interests include the Multidisciplinary Team approach to Diabetic Limb Salvage, Advanced techniques in Endovascular Interventions as well as Wound Care therapies.

What I do

Dr Steven Kum Wei Cheong provides clinical services such as:
- Vascular & Endovascular Services
- Varicose Veins Treatment
- Advanced Wound Healing
- Vascular Investigations
- Podiatry Services

Dr Chen Chung Ming

General Surgeon
 

Affinity Surgery Centre
Mt Alvernia Medical Centre
Block A #02-26
820 Thomson Road, S 574623

Affinity Surgery Centre
Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
#09-45/46
38 Irrawaddy Road
Singapore 329563

Professional Statement

Dr Chen Chung Ming is a general surgeon who trained under two world renowned colorectal surgeons in Australia to hone his subspecialty skills in colorectal surgery.  Dr Chen spent one year training in Sydney, Australia, in 2006, under the guidance of Professors Graham Newstead and David Lubowski, two world renowned colorectal surgeons.

On his return to Singapore, Dr Chen streamlined and refined the colorectal service in the Department of Surgery, Changi General Hospital where he was a consultant.  He developed laparoscopic colorectal surgery for benign and malignant colorectal diseases. He was subsequently appointed as Director of Colorectal Service and Director of Endoscopy Centre.

Dr Chen  subspecialises in Colorectal Cancer Surgery and believes that early detection of colon cancer saves lives.

What I do

Dr Chen Chung Ming provides clinical services such as:
- General Surgery
- Benign and malignant colorectal diseases
- Colorectal Cancer Surgery
- Laparoscopic colorectal surgery
- Endoscopy
- Colonoscopy