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Vascular & Endovascular Surgery (Blood Vessels)

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Dr Sriram Shankar

Cardiothoracic Surgeon
 

S.Shankar Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgical Clinic
Gleneagles Medical Centre, #02-03
6 Napier Road, S 258499

Shankar Surgery
Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre #09-06
3 Mount Elizabeth
Singapore 228510

Professional Statement

Dr Sriram Shankar is a Cardiothoracic Surgeon practicing at Gleneagles Hospital and Mount Elizabeth Hospital. While he runs his practices, Dr Sriram Shankar is also a Senior Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at National Heart Centre.

Dr Sriram Shankar completed his MBBS from the University of Madras, India in 1983 and he moved to Singapore in September 1990 but returned to England in 1995 for further study. During this stint, he spent a year with Dr. William J Brawn FRCS and Dr. B Sethia, FRCS at the Children’s Hospital in Birmingham.

Dr Sriram Shankar has since helped establish the Paediatric Cardiothoracic service at the KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, where he was the Head of services till March 2009. He is accredited in Gleneagles Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, and Parkway East Hospital.

Dr Sriram Shankar has had extensive experience with Adult Cardiac Surgery, having performed over 1000 off-pump procedures for patients with Coronary Artery Disease. He is trained to undertake Valve restorative operations for both Children & Adults, with vast experience in both. He has had excellent results with patients with aortic disease, especially aneurysm surgery and surgery for acute type 1 aortic dissection.

Dr Sriram Shankar has received First Prize of Honor in Microbiology in 1980 and Service Quality Bronze in 2001. He was also the recipient of Dr Rama Rao Gold Medal Anatomy in 1978.

Dr Sriram Shankar has also written and published several articles. Dr. Shankar’s interests are in adult cardiothoracic surgery, adult vascular surgery, paediatric cardiothoracic surgery and paediatric vascular surgery. He is multilingual and speaks English, Tamil, Punjabi, Hindi, Bahasa Indonesia.

What I do

Dr Sriram Shankar provides clinical services such as:
- Congenital heart and lung defects
- Acquired heart diseases
- Vascular problems in both congenital and acquired situations
- Vascular surgery and paediatric cardiothoracic
- Lung diseases
- Congenital chest wall deformities
- Cardiothoracic

Dr Eugene Sim

Cardiothoracic Surgeon
 

Cardiothoracic Surgical Centre Singapore
Mt. Elizabeth Medical Centre #17-18
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

Cardiothoracic Surgical Centre Singapore
Gleneagles Medical Centre #07-07
6 Napier Road, S 258499

Professional Statement

Dr Eugene Sim is a Cardiothoracic Surgeon practicing at Mount Elizabeth Hospital and Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore. He has performed more than 3000 cases of open heart surgery. Dr Eugene Sim is renowned for his pioneering work in cardiac surgery.

In Nov 1995, Dr Eugene Sim was one of the first surgeons in Asia to perform minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass grafting and has performed more than 100 such procedures to date. He was also the first surgeon in Asia to perform off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting using the Octopus stabilizer and has conducted many training courses to train surgeons in the use of this new technique.

He was one of the first surgeons in the region to perform thoracoscopic ligation of a patent ductus arteriosus in Dec 1995, Thoracoscopic anterior release for scoliosis in January 1996, thoracoscopic thymectomy in 1997, multivessel off pump coronary artery bypass grafting in July 1997 and robotic assisted coronary artery bypass surgery in April 2000. Dr Sim was appointed to the Board of Directors of the International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery in 2001.

Dr Eugene Sim has conducted more than 10 approved trials on new surgical techniques and equipment. He is a director of two biotechnology companies and sit on many scientific advisory boards. He has also been consulted by and advised various international medical device companies.

Dr Sim is renowned for his work on cell and myoblast transplant for heart failure. His work has been presented at the Scientific sessions of the American Heart Association, The American College of Cardiology, The European Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery and the European Congress of Cardiology. On 14 May 2002, he become the first surgeon in Asia to perform pure myoblast transplantation in the failing heart.

Dr Eugene Sim is bilingual and speaks both English and Mandarin. He is the Member of several organizations such as: Mayo Fellows Association, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, Singapore Cardiac Society.

What I do

Dr Eugene Sim provides clinical services such as:
- Cardiac Screen
- Cardiac Surgery
- Heart Surgery
- Cardiology
- Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
- Thoracoscopic ligation patent ductus arteriosus
- Thoracoscopic anterior release for scoliosis
- Multivessel off pump coronary artery bypass grafting
- Robotic assisted coronary artery bypass 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

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 Lee Chee Wei

General Surgeon
 

Nexus Surgical Associates
Mt. Elizabeth Medical Centre
#08-06 & 11-02
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

Nexus Surgical Associates
Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre #08-43
38 Irrawaddy Road
Singapore 329563

Nexus Surgical Associates
Parkway East Medical Centre #05-01
319 Joo Chiat Place
Singapore 427989
 

Professional Statement

Dr Lee Chee Wei is a general surgeon with about 10 years experience in the field. At his clinics at Mount Elizabeth Novena, Mount Elizabeth and Parkway East Hospitals, he provides specialised care for patients with vascular diseases. Patients will receive a comprehensive assessment including a Duplex scan in the clinic. Dr Lee is fully conversant in performing complex vascular operations such as open aortic repair, bypass surgery, peripheral angioplasties, endovascular repairs of the aorta and endovenous laser treatment of varicose veins.

Upon his graduation from the Faculty of Medicine at the National University of Singapore (MBBS, 1995), he underwent basic training and received his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh in 2001. He completed his Advanced Specialty Training in General Surgery in 2005. Then, through the Health Manpower Development Programme (HMDP) Award, he attended a one-year fellowship programme at St Vincentʼs Hospital in Sydney, Australia where he trained in open surgical procedures as well as endovascular interventional procedures. His training there also involved an attachment to the Vascular Diagnostic Laboratory where he was trained to do duplex vascular ultrasounds and other non-invasive tests.

Prior to his move to private practice, Dr Lee was a consultant at the Department of General Surgery at Tan Tock Seng Hospital. During his tenure, he served as the Head of the Vascular Surgery Service as well as the Director of the Vascular Diagnostic Lab, where he was credited for pushing the boundaries of peripheral arterial interventions (including the use of drug-eluting balloons and stents), endovascular aortic repairs, arteriovenous fistula salvage for renal dialysis, bypass surgery (including distal bypass and trauma surgery) and minimally invasive interventions for varicose veins. He currently remains a Visiting Consultant to Tan Tock Seng Hospital.

Dr Lee was admitted as a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore, Surgery, in 2011. He also has several local and international journals to his name such as Annals of Vascular Surgery and World Journal of Surgery.

What I do

Dr Lee Chee Wei provides clinical services such as:
- Vascular Surgery
- Vein Surgery
- Laser Vein Therapy
- Veingogh treatment for spider veins
- Endovascular interventions for peripheral arterial disease
- Peripheral Bypass Surgery for limb salvage
- Endovascular Aortic Repair (EVAR) and open repair for Aortic Aneurysms
- Creation of ArterioVenous Fistulas and grafts for haemodialysis access

Dr See Ju Yaw

General Surgeon
 

Ambulatory SurgiCare (ASC) Pte Ltd
Novena Medical Centre #09-01
10 Sinaran Drive, S 307506

Professional Statement

Dr See Ju Yaw is a Consultant General Surgeon practicing in Ambulatory SurgiCare (ASC) located at Novena Medical Center (NMC). Dr See was previously from the Department of Surgery, National University Hospital (NUH) before he started his own practice in ASC. After many years in NUH, Dr See felt that it was in his best interest that he move on to solely concentrate on his own practice. At the outset, he promises to provide personalized, cost-effective care based on evidence-based medicine.

Dr See graduated in Singapore and obtained his post-graduate degrees in United Kingdom and Singapore. He is a Member and Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh (MRCS and FRCS) and a Fellow of Academy of Medicine Singapore (FAMS). He has special interest in laparoscopic, oncologic and vascular surgery. Trained as a general surgeon, he performs a variety of minimally invasive surgeries and is proficient in endoscopic procedures. He had also gone for courses on Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine at Peking Union Medical College. Dr See Ju Yaw is a general surgeon with special interest in laparoscopic, oncologic and vascular surgery.  He performs various minimally invasive surgeries and endoscopic procedures.  He also has a special interest in cancer surgery of the thyroid, breast and gastro intestinal tract (oesaphagus, stomach, colon and rectum and the pancreas).

After he left institution practice, he furthers his training with stints in established Ambulatory Surgical Centers (similar to the locally known Day Surgery Centers) in the United States. During his self-sponsored higher training in the States, he also oversaw two major personal developments in Singapore.

What I do

Dr See Ju Yaw provides clinical services such as:
- Minimally Invasive & Laparoscopic Surgery (EVLT, Key-hole surgery)
- Surgical Oncology (Breast Lumps, Skin lesions, Anal lumps)
- Hepatobiliary (Cholecystectomy)
- Vascular & General Surgery (Varicose veins, hernia repair, piles surgery)
- Gastrointestinal Diagnostic & Therapeutic Endoscopy (Colonoscopy & OGD)

Dr Cheng Shin Chuen

General Surgeon
 

Pacific Vein & Endovascular Centre
Paragon #19-01
290 Orchard Road, S 238859

Professional Statement

Dr Cheng Shin Chuen is a General Surgeon with subspecialty interest in Vascular and Endovascular procedures. He read Medicine at the University of New South Wales and completed his training in General Surgery in Singapore. He did his Endovascular fellowship at Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney as a Senior Clinical Fellow in 2007.

Prior to starting Private Practice, He was the Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Services, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Associate Program Director of General Surgery Training, NHG-AHPL Training Cluster and Adjunct Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore. He was awarded the inaugural Nanyang Technological University-National Healthcare Group, Seed Innovation Grant in 2011 for Vascular Imaging research.

Dr Cheng is actively involved with undergraduate and postgraduate clinical teaching. He still teaches Medical Students from Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine regularly. He is the Medtronic Regional Proctor for complex Endovascular Procedures and has lectured and taught in the region, pertaining to his specialty field of Endovascular Surgery. He is a Visiting Consultant Endovascular Surgeon to Tham Duc Cardiovascular Hospital, Ho Chi Minh and a Member of the American College of Phlebology.

His main clinical interest is in limiting the debilitating side effects of diabetes in patients, especially pertaining to Amputation prevention and Major Amputation prevention (Below-Knee or Above-Knee Amputation).

What I do

Dr Cheng Shin Chuen provides medical services such as:
- Varicose veins treatment and surgery
- Vascular surgery
- Minimally invasive / Endovascular surgery
- Leg artery ballooning (Peripheral Arterial Angioplasty)
- Aortic Stenting
- Peripheral Arterial and Venous Diseases
- Endovenous ablation (either by laser or radiofrequency) of varicose veins

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 John Tan C. H.

General Surgeon
 

The Vein Clinic and Surgery Pte Ltd
Paragon #11-08
290 Orchard Road, S 238859

Professional Statement

Dr John Tan is a General Surgeon (clinical interest: vascular surgery) practicing at The Vein Clinic and Surgery Pte Ltd, Paragon, Orchard. He received his medical degree from NUS Medical School (1987) and obtained his postgraduate degree from the Fellowship of the Royal College of Edinburg (1991). After a satisfying career in General Surgery, Dr John Tan began to pursue his interest in Vein and Arterial Surgery and in 1996 he went for specialized training under Prof Peter Bell of the Royal Leicester Infirmary.

Dr John Tan was the past Vice President of the Vascular Surgery Society of Singapore and the past Chief of Vascular Surgery and Director of Vascular Lab in Tan Tock Seng Hospital. He is currently a Member of the American College of Phlebology and a Visiting consultant to numerous hospitals.

Dr John Tan was a Clinical Lecturer at The National University of Singapore. He was also a visiting surgeon in the National University Hospital from 1997-2000.

Dr John Tan is well known in the region as an expert in the treatment of Varicose Veins. He is among the first few doctors to start offering Endovenous Laser Treatment of varicose vein in the South-East Asia. He has been invited to numerous International Meetings to share his experience in treatment of varicose veins. Dr John Tan has also been actively involved in teaching and training doctors in Thailand, Malaysia and Philippines in the use of Endovenous Laser procedure.

Dr John Tan is multilingual and speaks English, Mandarin, Indonesian and Hokkien.

What I do

Dr John Tan provides clinical services / treatments for following conditions:
-  Endovenous Laser Treatment (EVLT)
- Sclerotherapy
- VNUS Closurefast
- Clarivein
- Varicose Vein
- Spider Veins
- Facial Veins 

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 Peter A. Robless

General Surgeon
 

Peter Robless Vascular Surgery
Mt. Elizabeth Medical Centre #13-06
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

Peter Robless Vascular Surgery
Farrer Park Medical Centre #07-13
1 Farrer Park Station Road
Singapore 217562

Professional Statement

Dr Peter Robless is a vascular surgeon currently practicing at Mount Elizabeth Hospital Singapore. He sub-specialises in deep vein thrombosis (DVT), blocked artery treatment, vascular diagnosis and varicose veins.

Dr. Robless served as a research fellow for the Asymptomatic Carotid Surgery Trial at St Mary’s Hospital at the Imperial College School of Medicine. After completing two years of clinical research, he trained as a specialist registrar in General and Vascular Surgery, on both the South East and North West Thames London Deanery Surgical rotations.

Dr. Robless then spent a year as vascular fellow at St George Hospital, Sydney, Australia subspecialising in Endovascular Surgery, before returning to Singapore in 2005 as associate professor of the Department of Surgery at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, and a consultant vascular surgeon at the Department of Cardiac Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, National University Hospital. During his 9 years there, he was the founding head and senior consultant of the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. He was also program director for the Vascular Medicine and Therapy Program and director of the Non Invasive Vascular Laboratory at the National University Heart Centre Singapore. He is currently still an adjunct associate professor at the Department of Surgery, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and visiting consultant (vascular surgery) at National University Hospital and National Heart Centre.

In 2006, Dr. Robless was awarded a Doctorate of Medicine (MD) from the University of London and in 2009. To advance Vascular Surgery in Singapore, he was awarded a National Healthcare Group Health Manpower Development Plan grant to visit the Vascular surgical units at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Harvard Medical School in Boston and The Cleveland Clinic in Ohio.

Dr Robless is a member of the ongoing Cochrane Collaboration Review Group on Peripheral Vascular Disease. He has published his research on the use of antiplatelet agents and cilostazol in Peripheral Vascular Disease.

What I do

Dr Peter A. Robless provides clinical services such as:
Artery Problems & Other Conditions:
- Thoracic and Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAA)
- Aortic Dissection
- Atherosclerosis
- Carotid Body Tumours
- Critical Limb Ischaemia
- Diabetic Feet
- Intermittent Claudication
- Lower Limb Ischaemia
- Lymphoedema
- Peripheral Arterial Disease
- Popliteal Aneurysms
- Strokes, Transient Ischaemic Attack and Carotid Artery Disease
- Vascular access for renal dialysis
- Chemotherapy Port insertion/ removal

Vein Problems:
- Spider / Thread veins
- Varicose Veins
- Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
- Leg Ulcers

Dr Ong Kim Kiat

Cardiothoracic Surgeon
 

K. K. Ong Heart and Lung Clinic
Gleneagles Medical Centre #07-05
6 Napier Road, S 258499

Cardiothoracic Surgical Centre Singapore
Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre #17-18
3 Mount Elizabeth
Singapore 228510

Professional Statement

Dr Ong Kim Kiat is a Cardiothoracic Surgeon practicing at The Cardiothoracic Surgical Centre Singapore, Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre and K.K. Ong Heart & Lung Clinic Pte Ltd, Gleneagles Medical Centre. His clinical interests include Pediatric Cardiac Surgery and Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

He completed his MBBS from the National University of Singapore and underwent postgraduate training and HMDP fellowship in Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgical Training, Neonatal Cardiac Surgery and Arrhythmia Surgery.

Dr Ong Kim Kiat was The Head of Cardiothoracic Surgery at The Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital in the 1980s. He also established the Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Training Programme at the hospital. Dr Ong Kim Kiat was then appointed as Deputy Director of the Singapore Heart Centre (presently known as the National Heart Centre) from 1996 to 1997.

Dr Ong Kim Kiat is currently the Head of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery at K.K. Women’s and Children’s Hospital. He is also a consultant at the Singapore Cardiothoracic Centre at Mount Elizabeth Hospital as well as a visiting consultant for Cardiothoracic Surgery at the National Heart Centre in the National University Hospital and he is also currently a visiting consultant to JPMC Jerutong Hospital in Brunei.

He is accredited in Gleneagles Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, and Parkway East Hospital.

What I do

Dr Ong Kim Kiat provides clinical services such as:
- Cardiac Screen
- Cardiac Surgery
- Heart Surgery
- Cardiology
- Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
- Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery