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Dr Tan Kai Chah

General Surgeon
 
Asian American Liver Centre
Gleneagles Hospital Annexe
#02-36A/36B/37
6A Napier Road, S 258500
There are no appointments available for this week.

Professional Statement

Dr Tan Kai Chah is a renowned liver surgeon practising at Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore. He specialises in hepatobiliary surgery and liver transplants and has trained, practised and worked in the United Kingdom.

During his time in the United Kingdom, Dr Tan pioneered various liver transplant procedures for both adults and paediatric patients; these include the first ‘split-liver’ transplant, the first auxiliary liver graft, five combined liver-kidney procedures and two combined heart-liver transplant.

Dr Tan spent six years as the senior liver transplant surgeon in King’s College Hospital, London, where he trained 26 surgeons and performed more than 400 procedures. He also advised and helped implement the Irish National Liver Transplant Programme at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Dublin.

In 1994, Dr Tan returned to Southeast Asia and set up his private practice, the Asian Centre for Liver Diseases & Transplantation (ACLDT), in Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore and the Subang Jaya Medical Centre (SJMC) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

From 1996 to March 2002, Dr Tan was director of the Liver Transplant Programme at Singapore’s National University Hospital, where he performed 72 transplants, both adult and paediatric. He also started a Living Donor Liver Transplant (LDLT) programme at SJMC in 1995, where he has performed more than 50 procedures before he left.

Dr Tan’s work primarily involves general hepatobiliary surgery and liver transplantation. In January 2002, Dr Tan and his team at Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore were authorised to perform LDLTs. In April that same year, Dr Tan performed the first successful adult-to-adult LDLT in Southeast Asia. To date, the team in Gleneagles Hospital has performed more than 240 LDLT procedures.

What I do

Dr Tan Kai Chah provides clinical services, such as:
* Liver Transplantation
* Hepatobiliary Surgery
* Fatty Liver
* Liver cancer
* Liver Cirrhosis
* Viral Hepatitis
* Chronis Liver Diseases
* Acute Liver Diseases

Dr Chua Tju Siang

Gastroenterologist
 
Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
3 Mt Elizabeth, #10-07
Singapore, 228510
Mt Alvernia Medical Centre
820 Thompson Rd, blk A #06-01
Singapore, 574623
Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
38 Irrawaddy Road, #09-44
Singapore, 329563
There are no appointments available for this week.

Professional Statement

Dr Chua Tju Siang graduated from the University of Glasgow Medical School and continued his postgraduate medical training in Scotland at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary and the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh. After attaining the Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (UK) in 1998, Dr Chua returned to Singapore and trained in Gastroenterology at Changi General Hospital. Dr Chua Tju Siang was awarded specialist accreditation in Gastroenterology in 2002. In 2003, Dr Chua was awarded a one-year fellowship to train in diagnostic and interventional endoscopic ultrasonography at the Centre for Research and Education in Endosonography of Montreal, University of Montreal, Canada, where he received intensive and comprehensive training in endoscopic ultrasonography. In 2007, he was elected as a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.

In 2008, Dr Chua spent some time at the National Cancer Centre, Japan, for training in endoscopic submucosal dissection. He also spent some time at Jichi Medical University Hospital, Japan, for training in double balloon enteroscopy and endoscopic submucosal dissection. In 2009, Dr Chua performed the first endoscopic submucosal dissection for early gastric cancer at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore.

Dr Chua is actively involved in clinical research and has wide research interests ranging from Helicobacter pylori to advanced endoscopic techniques. He has published widely and has received several international awards. In 2001, he was awarded the Warren and Marshall Helicobacter Pylori Award for research into the link between various strains of Helicobacter pylori and gastric cancer. The award was presented to him in Australia by Professors Robin Warren and Barry Marshall, both of whom are Nobel Prize winners in Medicine.

Dr Chua was awarded the Young Clinician Award by the Asian Pacific Congress of Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy in 2000 and by the World Congress of Gastroenterology in 2002. In 2004, Dr Chua was awarded an United European Gastroenterology Federation Travel Award to travel to Prague, Czech Republic to present his research findings on the use of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration in the evaluation of pancreatic cysts at the United European Gastroenterology Week. His submission was awarded Best Abstract for the conference. In 2005, Dr Chua’s work on the use of endoscopic ultrasound in the evaluation of common bile duct stone disease was presented at the Asia-Pacific Digestive Week in Korea and won the Distinguished Poster Award.

Dr Chua is actively involved in medical education and was a Clinical Teacher with the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. He has been involved in the teaching and demonstrating of endoscopic techniques, both in Singapore and in the ASEAN region. He has been invited to speak on a variety of topics relating to gastroenterology and endoscopy, both to the general public and to the medical profession. He was previously the Scientific Chairman of the Gastroenterological Society of Singapore. He is a member of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy as well as the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

Dr Chua is a Gastroenterologist with subspecialty expertise in the field of interventional endoscopy. This includes therapeutic endoscopy (including ERCP, EMR, ESD and EUS) and endoscopic ultrasonography (including interventional EUS procedures). He has a strong interest in diseases relating to the hepato-pancreatico-biliary system as well as gastrointestinal cancers.  Acknowledged as an accomplished endoscopist, Dr Chua is a member of the Quality Assurance Subcommittee of the National Colorectal Cancer Screening Programme of Singapore.

What I do

Dr Chua Tju Siang provides expert management of medical conditions relating to the gastrointestinal tract, liver, gallbladder and pancreas. The range of services includes:
* Evaluation and treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract
* Evaluation and treatment of diseases of the liver
* Screening for oesophageal, stomach, liver, pancreas and colon cancers
* Diagnostic and therapeutic upper gastrointestinal endoscopy
* Diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy
* Endoscopic enteral stent placement
* Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
* Capsule endoscopy
* Double balloon enteroscopy
* Endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography (ERCP)
* Diagnostic and interventional endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)

Dr Kevin Kaity Sng

General Surgeon
 

K K Sng Colorectal & General Surgery Pte Ltd
Gleneagles Medical Centre #06-11
6 Napier Road, S 258499

K K Sng Colorectal & General Surgery Pte Ltd
Mt Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre #06-27
38 Irrawaddy Road
Singapore 329563

There are no appointments available for this week.

Professional Statement

Currently practising at Gleneagles Hospital Singapore, Dr Kevin Sng is trained in colorectal surgery, endoscopy, laparoscopic and general surgery.

Dr Sng went on to pursue his post-graduate training in surgery, accumulating work experience in many public institutions including Changi General Hospital, Singapore General Hospital, Tan Tock Seng Hospital and KK Women's and Children's Hospital.

Under the Health Manpower Development Plan Fellowship by the Ministry of Health, Dr Sng trained in Korea under the distinguished mentorship of Professor Kim Seon Hahn, a world-renowned robotic and laparoscopic colorectal surgeon. Dr Sng obtained his Certificate of Completion for the International Fellowship for Robotic & Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery at the Korea University Anam Hospital in Seoul, Korea in 2012. Dr Sng is a registered member of the Singapore Society of Colorectal Surgeons as well as the Asia-Pacific Hernia Society.

Dr Sng was formerly Consultant and Director of Colorectal Service in Changi General Hospital (CGH). He also served as Co-Director, Centre for Advanced Clinical and Surgical Skills, as well as a member of the Laparoscopic Procedures Credentialling Committee in CGH. Dr Sng was appointed Clinical Senior Lecturer by the National University of Singapore Medical School in 2012 and has served as an examiner for the Final Professional Examination for the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degrees. He has also been involved with the Singhealth Residency Programme since 2011 and served as a Faculty Member for the General Surgery, Family Medicine and Transitional Year Residency Programmes. Dr Sng has published a number of articles in both local and international peer-reviewed journals and is also a reviewer for a number of international journals including Singapore Medical Journal, Journal of Pediatric Surgery and World Journal of Surgical Oncology.

Conditions he treats include colorectal cancer, colorectal polyps, haemorrhoids, piles, gallbladder stones, cholecystitis, appendicitis, hernia, perianal abscesses, perianal fistulas, anal fissures, lipomas, epidermal cysts, sebaceous cysts and skin abscesses. He also conducts colorectal screenings and performs stoma surgery.

What I do

Dr Kevin Kaity Sng provides clinical services such as:
- Colorectal Surgery
- General Surgery
- Endoscopy
- Colonoscopy
- Gastroscopy
- Laparoscopic Surgery

Prof Eu Kong Weng

General Surgeon
 

Colorectal Surgeons
Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre #06-30
38 Irrawaddy Road, S 329563

There are no appointments available for this week.

Professional Statement

Prof Eu Kong Weng clinical areas of interest are in minimally invasive surgery, specialising in laparoscopic and robotic surgery for colorectal cancer and the management of all colorectal conditions.

What I do

Prof Eu Kong Weng provides clinic services such as:
- General surgery
- Colorectal surgery
- Colorectal cancer surgery
- Laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer
- Robotic surgery for colorectal cancer

Dr See Ju Yaw

General Surgeon
 

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

There are no appointments available for this week.

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)

Prof Abu Rauff

General Surgeon
 

Surgery A Pte Ltd
Mt E Medical Centre #12-12
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

Professional Statement

Prof Abu Rauff obtained his MBBS in Calcutta in 1962, completed his M.Med in Delhi and subsequently underwent subspecialty training in the UK.  From 1985 to 1988, he chaired the Department of Surgery at the Singapore General Hospital, and later the National University Hospital from 1988 to 1992.  In 1990, Prof Rauff participated in Singapore’s first liver transplant at the National University Hospital.

Prof Abu Rauff is a very experienced senior surgeon who trained many of the top surgeons in practice today. He is still actively involved in teaching clinical surgery to both undergraduate and post graduate students.  He also participates in research projects at the National University Hospital.

Prof Abu Rauff’s main specialty is Endocrinology.  His other areas of specialisation/Interest are Breast & Endocrine Surgery, Hepato-Biliary, Pancreative Surgery, Upper G.I. Surgery, Oncology and Renal Transplant.
 

What I do

Professor Rauff's areas of specialization/ Interest include:
- General Surgery (especially on abdominal organs, such as intestines, esophagus,
   stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts)
- Endocrine Surgery on thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal & pancreas.
- Diseases of the skin, breast, soft tissue
- Hernias
- Renal Transplant

Dr Lim Khong Hee

General Surgeon
 

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

Nexus Surgical Associates

Mount Alvernia Medical Centre Blk A #06-05
820 Thomson Road  
Singapore 574623

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
 

There are no appointments available for this week.

Professional Statement

Dr Lim Khong Hee graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1992. He obtained his postgraduate degree in 1998 and was a Clinical Fellow (HMDP) in Upper Gastrointestinal and Laparoscopic Surgery at the renowned Princess Alexandra Hospital (Brisbane) in 2002. He was admitted to the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in the Specialty of General Surgery in 2004. He also became a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine (Singapore) in 2004.

Prior to establishing his private practice, Dr Lim was the Chief of the Upper Gastrointestinal Service and Senior Consultant in the Department of General Surgery, Tan Tock Seng Hospital. During his tenure as the Director of the Centre for Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery in Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Dr Lim encouraged the development of complex and cutting-edge laparoscopic skills and techniques as well as led the organisation of basic, advanced and masterclass laparoscopic courses. He had also established network with international centres of excellence such as Seoul National University Bundang Hospital and International Endoscopic Obesity Centre, in E-Da Hospital (Taiwan).

Dr Lim has had wide exposure to upper gastrointestinal and advanced laparoscopic procedures such as radical gastric resections with systematic lymphadenectomy, laparoscopic fundoplication, and laparoscopic surgery for morbid obesity. He has also gained much experience in both diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy (including ERCP). Dr Lim was actively involved in the teaching of basic and advanced surgical trainees and was the Programme Co-ordinator for the Introduction to Colonoscopy Programme (Virtual Reality-based). He was also a Clinical Lecturer in the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and an Examiner in the Final Professional Examination for the Degrees of MBBS.

Dr Lim was the Track Leader for the Laparoscopy Symposium within the National Healthcare Group (NHG) Annual Scientific Congress 2008 and a Clinical Tutor for the Exit Exam Preparatory Course 2009 and 2010 organised by the Chapter of General Surgeons. In addition, Dr Lim is a reviewer in the Annals, Academy of Medicine, Singapore as well as the Singapore Medical Journal. He has been an invited Speaker and Chairperson for numerous local and regional meetings. He was also a member of the Credentials and Accreditation Committee, Endoscopy Committee, Quality & Patient Safety Committee and Hospital Transfusion Committee of Tan Tock Seng Hospital. His research interests include oesophageal and gastric cancer, hernia and minimally invasive surgery. He is also a member of the Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia (ELSA) and Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES).

What I do

Dr Lim Khong Hee provides clinical services such as:
- Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery
- Weight Loss Surgery
- Bariatric Surgery
- Digestive Surgery
- Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery
- Endoscopy

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

There are no appointments available for this week.

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 Liau Kui Hin

General Surgeon
 
Liau KH Specialist Clinic
38 Irrawaddy Road #08-36/7/8/9
Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
Singapore 329563

Nexus Surgical Associates
Mt 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
 

There are no appointments available for this week.

Professional Statement

Dr Liau Kui Hin is a general surgeon practising at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Hospital and Parkway East Hospital. His primary clinical expertise is in the specialised care of liver cancer, gallbladder and bile duct cancers and pancreatic cancer, gallstones diseases and benign liver, biliary and pancreatic disorders.

Dr Liau is an accredited surgeon with more than 18 years of clinical experience in diagnosing and treating digestive cancers (especially liver cancer, gall bladder cancer, bile duct cancer, pancreatic cancer and carcinoid or neuroendocrine cancer), surgical infections and gastrointestinal diseases. His other subspecialty interests are surgical infection, soft tissue sarcoma and neuro-endocrine oncology. His expertise skills in surgery include cancer surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, hernia surgery, acute surgical care, emergency surgery, laparoscopic surgery and endoscopy.

Dr Liau graduated from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore in 1994 and obtained his postgraduate surgical degree in 1998. The same year, he was admitted to the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK. Dr Liau then continued his further training in cancer management at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York, USA from 2002 to 2003. When he returned to Singapore in 2003, he was conferred Fellowships by the Academy of Medicine, the College of Surgeons Singapore and the International College of Surgeons.

Prior to establishing his private practice, Dr Liau was the senior consultant surgeon in the Department of General Surgery, Tan Tock Seng Hospital. During his tenure, he served as the Chief of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery Unit in the Department of General Surgery from 2004 to 2010. He was also the Deputy Head of the Department of General Surgery, Tan Tock Seng Hospital from 2008 to 2010.

Dr Liau was the founder of Asian-Pacific Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (APHPBA), and a council member in the association from 2005 - 2011. Dr Liau was also the Vice President of Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (Singapore) from 2013-2014 and the council member of the College of Surgeons, Singapore from 2010-2014.

Dr Liau is a member of the Society for Surgery of Alimentary Tract (SSAT), Endoscopic & Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia (ELSA) and International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (IHPBA). Having a keen interest in the care of patients with neuroendocrine tumours (carcinoids), he serves on the executive committee of the Carcinoid & Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (CNETs) and is also a member of the European Neuroendocrine Society. Dr Liau belongs to an International Surgical Infections Studies Group which reviews the practice guidelines for the management of surgical infections.

What I do

Dr Liau Kui Hin provides clinical services such as:
- Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery & Oncology
- Laparoscopic Surgery (Keyhole Surgery)
- Surgical Oncology (Cancer Surgery)
- Neuroendocrine Oncology (NET & Carcinoids Cancer)
- Soft Tissue Tumours & Sarcoma
- Digestive & Gastrointestinal Surgery & Oncology
- Gallstones, Liver Stones, Bile Duct Stones & Pancreas Stones
- Endoscopy (Diagnostic & Therapeutic)
- Surgical Infections & Surgical Site Infection
 

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

There are no appointments available for this week.

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 Julian Ong Kian Peng

General Surgeon
 

Colorectal Surgeons, Inc. Pte Ltd
Mt. Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre #06-30
38 Irrawaddy Road, S 329563

There are no appointments available for this week.

Professional Statement

Dr Julian Ong is a Consultant Surgeon at Colorectal Surgeons, Inc. (CSI). His areas of interest are in endoscopy and in minimally invasive surgery, particularly in laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer. Dr Ong also focuses on the management of all other colorectal conditions and surgery for perianal conditions. Dr Ong has performed many colon and rectal surgeries in both laparoscopic and open techniques. He is an accredited console surgeon in robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery. In addition, Dr Ong also has an interest in the field of trauma surgery, being an accredited instructor in the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) training program.

After graduating with a medical degree from the National University of Singapore, Dr Ong fulfilled his years of residency and proceeded to complete his fellowships in the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He earned his Master’s Degree of Medicine (Surgery) from the National University of Singapore, Faculty of Medicine. He is also a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, Chapter of General Surgeons.

Prior to establishing his practice at Colorectal Surgeons, Inc., Dr Julian Ong was Associate Consultant at the Department of Colorectal Surgery, Singapore General Hospital (2009 – 2011) one of the most progressive colorectal surgical units in the region. He was also Consultant Surgeon at the Pacific Surgical and Colorectal Centre (2011 – 2013).

Aside from his passion for medicine and surgery, Dr Ong is an all-rounded individual with keen interests in motorsports and sports. He has been actively in the Singapore SingTel Formula One Grand Prix since its induction in Singapore, and is presently the Deputy Chief Medical Officer of the event.

What I do

Dr. Julian Ong Kian Peng provides clinical services such as:
- General surgery
- Colorectal surgery 
- Colorectal cancer
- Laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer

Dr Jude Lee

General Surgeon
 

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

There are no appointments available for this week.

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 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

There are no appointments available for this week.

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 Sanjay Nalachandran

General Surgeon
 

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

There are no appointments available for this week.

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

There are no appointments available for this week.

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 Jane Tan Jye Yng

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 Jane Tan graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1997. She obtained her postgraduate surgical qualifications from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2000, and a Masters in Medicine (Surgery) from the National University of Singapore in 2001. She was certified a Specialist in General Surgery by the Specialist Accreditation Board of Singapore in 2005, and subsequently admitted as a Fellow to the College of Surgeons, Academy of Medicine of Singapore. Since then, she has gained wide experience in minimally invasive colorectal and general surgical procedures, treatment of colorectal cancers and benign colorectal diseases, complex perianal disorders and functional bowel disorders.

Dr Tan in an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. She is actively involved in the teaching of undergraduates and postgraduates. She has many research interests, and has participated in clinical and laboratory studies. She has won research awards, and published articles in many international journals. Dr Tan has been an invited speaker at many local and international surgical meetings.

What I do

Dr Jane Tan provides clinic services such as:
- Colorectal Surgery
- Gastrointestinal Surgery
- Surgery of the Gallbladder and Bile Duct
- Surgical Oncology Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery
- Endoscopy
- Breast Surgery

Dr Ho Choon Kiat

General Surgeon
 

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

Nexus Surgical Associates
Mount Alvernia Medical Centre A #06-05
820 Thomson Road
Singapore 574623
There are no appointments available for this week.

Professional Statement

Dr Ho Choon Kiat is an accredited consultant hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgeon with more than 15 years of clinical experience. He specialises in the diagnosis and management of diseases of the liver, gallbladder, bile ducts and the pancreas. He also has subspecialty expertise in surgical oncology (surgery for cancer) and advanced laparoscopic surgery (keyhole surgery).

Dr Ho has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. He is frequently invited to present at regional and international conferences. Dr Ho has also perfromed live surgery in China and Indonesia, teaching laparoscopic surgery to local doctors. Dr Ho’s other interest is surgical education. He is an Adjunct Assistant Professor with the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS. He is also a Reviewer for the Singapore Medical Journal. 

What I do

Dr Ho Choon Kiat provides clinic services such as:
- Pancreatic Surgery
- Hepatobilliary Surgery
- Liver Surgery
- Bile Duct Surgery
- Gallbladder Surgery
- General Surgery
- Diagnostic Endoscopy, Therapeutic Endoscopy, Gastroscopy, Colonoscopy

Dr Denis Cheong Mun Onn

General Surgeon
 

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

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

There are no appointments available for this week.

Professional Statement

Dr Denis Cheong is a General Surgeon at Pan Asia Surgery in Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre and Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre. 

He completed his MBBS in 1983 at the National University of Singapore, FRCS (Gen Surg) in 1989 at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, UK and FAMS (Gen Surg) in 1995 at the Academy of Medicine, Singapore.

Dr Denis Cheong was a senior consultant in the Department of General Surgery at Tan Tock Seng Hospital. He was responsible for developing Medical and Radiation Oncology and pioneered the development of laparoscopic (keyhole) colorectal surgery. 

He is multilingual and his works involves screening for colon cancer and polyps, diagnostic and therapeutic gastroscopy and colonoscopy, hernia repair - open/laparoscopic, diverticular disease and inflammatory bowel disease and many others.

What I do

Dr Denis Cheong provides clinical services such as:
- Screening for Colon Cancer and Polyps

- Diagnostic and Therapeutic Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy
- Open and Laparoscopic Resection for Cancer
- Total Mesorectal Excision for Rectal Cancer
- Anal Fistula, Fissure and Haemorrhoids – Longo procedure
- Diverticular Disease and Inflammatory Bowel Disease
- Rectal Prolapse – Laparoscopic / Perineal Repair
- Constipation
- Hernia Repair - open/laparoscopic
- Gallstones
- Peptic Ulcer
- Gastric Ulcer

Dr Tay Khoon Hean

General Surgeon
 

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

There are no appointments available for this week.

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 Ngoi Sing Shang

General Surgeon
 

Ngoi Surgery Pte Ltd
Gleneagles Medical Centre, #06-09
6 Napier Road, S 258499

The Surgical Practice
Mt. E Novena Specialist Centre #04-27/28
38 Irrawaddy Road, S 329563

There are no appointments available for this week.

Professional Statement

Dr Ngoi graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1981 and was admitted as Fellow to the Royal College of Surgeons (Glasgow) in1985, Fellow to the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) and completed Master of Medicine (surgery) (Singapore) in 1986.

Prior to entering private practice at Gleneagles Hospital, Dr Ngoi had held several posts as Medical Officer, Senior Tutor, Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor and Consultant Surgeon at both the Singapore General Hospital and the National University Hospital in Singapore. Dr Ngoi also underwent several academic attachments at the Department of Surgery at the Univesity of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital's Endoscopic Unit, St. Mark's Hospital in the United Kingdom, and the Department of Surgery at The New York Hospital at Cornell Medical Centre. Dr. Ngoi is also a member of the International Society of Surgery (ISS), Collegium Internationale Chirurgiae Digestivae (CICD), The Academy of Medicine of Singapore and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons as well as a member of the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore Laser Committee in 1986.

Dr. Ngoi’s clinical interests include colorectal surgery, general surgery and laparoscopic surgery, particularly cholecystectomy, appendectomy, hernia repair and adhesiolysis. He also has interests in endoscopy, including gastroscopy and ERCP.

What I do

Dr Ngoi Sing Shang provides clinic services such as:
- General surgery
- Colorectal surgery
- Laparoscopic surgery