Dr Gan Eng Cern

ENT Surgeon / Otorhinolaryngologist
20 years of experience


ENT Surgery / Otorhinolaryngology

Consultation Fee

$150 and above

Clinical Interest

Rhinology & Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery


MBBS (UNSW, Australia), MRCS (Edinburgh), MMed (ORL), FAMS (ORL)

What I do

Website: http://www.drganent.com/
Dr Gan Eng Cern provides clinical services such as:
* Ear, Nose & Throat Problems (Adults and Children) 
* Nose Allergy and Disorders of the Sinuses 
* Runny & Block Nose
See more [ + ]* Snoring and Sleep Apnoea 
* Thyroid & Salivary Gland Disorders 
* Head & Neck Lumps and Bumps
* Dizziness and Vertigo

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Clinic Locations

A Specialist Clinic for Sinus, Snoring & ENT

38 Irrawaddy Road #08-45
Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
Singapore 329563

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Professional Statement

Dr Gan Eng Cern is an ENT Surgeon practicing at Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre. He is well-versed in the management of a wide range of ENT conditions and has a passion for the treatment of diseases of the nose and sinuses. Dr Gan Eng Cern was the Chief Rhinologist (Nose and Sinus Subspecialist) at Changi General Hospital, Singapore. He completed his subspecialty training in Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery at St Paul’s Sinus Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. Dr Gan Eng Cern was also a Senior Clinical Lecturer at Yong Loo Lin School of ... See more [ + ]Medicine at the National University of Singapore. 

Dr Gan practices evidence based medicine and has published in numerous peer-reviewed top ENT Journals. His work in patient positioning during sinus surgery to minimize bleeding and improve safety won him the prestigious 19th Yahya Cohen Memorial Lectureship. He has also contributed textbook chapters including a topic on “Fungal Rhinosinusitis” in the 8th Edition of Scott-Brown’s Otorhinolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery (one of the definitive reference textbook for ENT and Head & Neck Surgeons).  He is also a journal reviewer for:

1. International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology (IFAR) – The Official Journal of American Rhinologic Society (ARS) and American Academy of Otolaryngologic Allergy (AAOA)
2. The Laryngoscope
3. Annals of Academy of Medicine Singapore
4. Singapore Medical Journal

Dr Gan is past-Honorary Treasurer for the Society of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery Singapore (SOHNSS). He is also past Course Convenor and remains the Rhinology Director for the Foundation Surgical Skills Course in Otolaryngology (an annual cadaveric dissection course organized by the ENT Department at Changi General Hospital to train ENT surgeons around the world). He has been an invited speaker and instructor to many local, regional and international conferences and courses. 

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Languages Spoken

English, Malay


University of New South Wales
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Awards and Publications

(9) Awards & Publications:
Throughout his career, Dr Gan has received numerous awards, a testament to his dedication and passion in educating medical students and ENT trainees as well as in patient care, research and medical work.

These include:
- Best Educator Award (Eastern Health Alliance)
- “Wow” Patient Compliment Award (Eastern Health Alliance)
- Caring Award (Eastern Health Alliance)
- 19th Yahya Cohen Memorial Lectureship (for Best Scientific Surgical Paper awarded by    the College of Surgeons, Academy of Medicine Singapore)
See more [ + ]- Singhealth Best Doctor Award (Singhealth)

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Professional Positions and Memberships

- Senior Clinical Lecturer with the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore
- Past Treasurer for the Society of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery Singapore

Accredited Hospitals

Gleneagles Hospital
Mount Alvernia Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
See more [ + ]Mount Elizabeth Orchard Hospital
Parkway East Hospital

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Insurances Accepted

Tricare ISOS
United Healthcare
Vanbreda International

Health Articles by Dr Gan Eng Cern

Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnoea

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ENT - Sensitive Nose (Allergic Rhinitis)

What is Rhinitis? Rhinitis is inflammation of the nasal cavity. What are the types of Rhinitis? The...

ENT - Nosebleed (Epistaxis)

What is epistaxis? Epistaxis is the medical term for bleeding from the nose, which may be from the nostril, ...