Dr Francis Seow-Choen

General Surgeon
40 years of experience


General Surgery

Consultation Fee

$150 and above

Clinical Interest

Colorectal Surgery



What I do

Dr Francis Seow-Choen provides clinic services such as:
- Colorectal surgery​
- Surgery for colon cancers
- Surgery for rectal cancers
- Haemorrhoids (piles)
See more [ + ]- Fistula
- Anal Abscess
- Laparoscopic Surgery
- Robotic Surgery
- Gastrointestinal Surgery
- Gastroscopy
- Colonoscopy

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Clinic Locations

Seow-Choen Colorectal Centre
Paragon Shopping Centre #06-06
290 Orchard Road, S 238859

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Professional Statement

Prior to setting up private practice at Mt. Elizabeth Medical Centre, Dr Francis-Seow-Choen was Head and Senior Consultant in the Department of Colorectal Surgery, Singapore General Hospital  He also held posts as Director of the Endoscopy Centre and Director of Surgical Oncology at the National Cancer Centre.

Dr Seow-Choen is an established surgeon in the field of colorectal surgery. He contributes to the development of colorectal surgery in Asia and has frequently conducted trainings in many countries worldwide.  He is frequently consulted by surgeons from all over the world with regard to the best method of ... See more [ + ]handling difficult cases.
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Languages Spoken

English, Hokkien, TeoChew, Cantonese, Mandarin


National University of Singapore Faculty of Medicine

Awards and Publications

Awarded the Excellence for Singapore Award, 2000 in recognition of his international achievements. Dr Francis Seow-Choen has published in 33 chapters of surgical textbooks and over 253 original articles in peer reviewing surgical journals. He is on the Editorial Boards of many prestigious journals.  Dr Seow-Cheon is also actively involved in lecturing and demonstrating the finer act of surgery.

Professional Positions and Memberships

Former Head and Senior Consultant, Department of Colorectal Surgery, SGH
Former Director of Endoscopy Centre, Singapore National Cancer Centre
Former Director of Surgical Oncology, Singapore National Cancer Centre
See more [ + ] Former Clinical Associate Professor, National University of Singapore
Former Adjunct Associate Professor, Nanyang Technological University
Founding and current President, Eurasian Colorectal Technology Association
President, Asian Federation of Coloproctology, 2005-2007
President , Society of Colorectal Surgeons (Singapore)
President, Society of Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia
Honorary Life Member, Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia
Honorary Member, Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Member of Honour, Israel Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Visiting Professor, Tianjin Police Hospital, PRC
Visiting Professor, National Centre for Colorectal Diseases, Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, PRC
Visiting Professor, Wenzhou Medical College, PRC
Visiting Professor, Tianjin Union Medical Centre & Tianjin Colorectal Centre
Visiting Professor, Guigang People’s Hospital
Visiting Professor, Wuhan 8th Hospital

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Accredited Hospitals

Gleneagles Hospital
Mount Alvernia Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
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Insurances Accepted

Cigna / IXChange
Fullerton Healthcare