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Dr Chan Weng Hoong

​MBBS (S'pore), MMed (Gen Surg), FRCSEd, FAMS

Senior Consultant

Specialty: Upper Gastrointestinal & Bariatric Surgery

Sub-specialties: Gastrointestinal, Laparoscopic & General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Therapeutic Endoscopy, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal & Bariatric Surgery Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital

Profile

Graduated in 1991 MBBS (S’pore), completed basic surgical training FRCS (Edinburgh) and M. Med (Surgery, S’pore) in 1997. Completed specialist training in General Surgery in 2000 with Specialist Accreditation in General Surgery. Underwent further subspecialist training in of upper gastro-intestinal diseases especially stomach cancer in National Cancer Centre, Tokyo in 2002.

With special interest in:
* Comprehensive management of Stomach Cancer: Endoscopic diagnosis, endoscopic resection, laparoscopic gastrectomy, open gastrectomy, combined multi-organ stomach resection

* Surgical oncology in Esophagus, Stomach, Pancreas and Colon Cancer

* Laparoscopic surgery for gallbladder, stomach and hernia

* Diagnostic and thepapeutic endoscopy in Stomach, Colon and Hepato-biliary diseases

Education

​MBBS (S'pore), MMed (Gen Surg), FRCSEd, FAMS

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Senior Clinical Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, NUS
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Director of Endoscopy Centre (2004 to 2006)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor in SingHealth & SAF medical Corps
  • Senior Clinic Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, National University Hospital
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Visiting Consultant, National Cancer Centre
  • Examiner, Final MBBS, Faculty of Medicine, NUS
  • Examiner, MRCS (part 3) (Edinburgh)

Awards

  • ​Service with a Heart Award 2004, 2007, 2008

Publications and Research Trials

  1. ​Isolated Metal-backed Patellar Component Revision Following Total Knee Arthropathy. Sing Med J 1998; 39(7): 303-5
  2. Results of Surgical Resection of Oesophageal Carcinoma in Singapore. Ann Acad Med Singapore 2000; 29: 57-61
  3. Adverse Operative Risk Factors for Perforated Peptic Ulcers. Ann Acad Med Singapore 2000; 29: 164-7
  4. Significance of A Positive Oesophageal Margin in Stomach Cancer. Aust. N. Z. J. Surg. 2000; 70: 700-3
  5. Early Drain Removal and Discharge after Surgery for Breast Cancer. Aust. N. Z. J. Surg. 2000; 70(S), A46
  6. Adverse Operative Risk Factors for Perforated Peptic Ulcers. Aust. N. Z. J. Surg. 2000; 70(S), A91
  7. Cancer Reports. Stomach cancer: An Overview. Cancer Review: Asia Pacific 2004. 2(1): 81-91
  8. Pancreaticoduodenectomy for locally advanced stomach cancer: preliminary Results. Aust. N.Z J. Surg. 2008 Sept; 78(9):767-70

Research Trials