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Dr Adrian Shi Hongyi

Dr Shi Adrian

BDS (Singapore)

MDS (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery) (Singapore)

FAMS (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery)


National Dental Centre Singapore

Specialty: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Abscess - Dental, Aphthous Ulcer, Arthroscopy, Cleft Lip and Palate, Dental Implant, Emergencies - Dental Trauma in Children, Facial Nerve Pain (Neuralgias), Impacted Wisdom Teeth, Jaw Surgery, Malocclusion, Mandibular Advancement Splints (MAS), Missing Teeth and Tooth Replacement, Obstructive Sleep Apnea - The Dental & Maxillofacial Management, Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA), Snoring, Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, Tooth Avulsion (Knocked-out Tooth), Wisdom Teeth (Impacted).

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery National Dental Centre SingaporeNational Dental Centre Singapore
  • Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital
  • Consultant NDCS Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic @CGH Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital


Dr Adrian Shi is a specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore. He is currently a Consultant in the National Dental Centre Singapore (NDCS) and the Chairperson of the Medication Safety Committee.

Dr Shi received his Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2011. He has an outstanding academic record, having won several awards including, inter alia, placement on the Dean's List, the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Book Prize and the NUS Alumni Bursary Awards. Dr Shi was awarded a scholarship with NDCS and went on to pursue advanced specialist training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, receiving his Master of Dental Surgery from NUS in 2017. He was also admitted as a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in the same year.

Dr Shi is concurrently a clinical teacher with NUS Faculty of Dentistry and a clinical instructor with SingHealth Duke-NUS Oral Health Academic Clinical Programme, Duke-NUS Medical School. His professional interests include oral surgery, dental implants and jaw surgery. Dr Shi has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals and presented at international conferences. He has an approachable personality and received the Singapore Health Quality Service Silver Award in 2020 and OneCGHCares Award in 2021.


  • Master of Dental Surgery (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery), National University of Singapore, 2017
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery, National University of Singapore, 2011
  • Fellow, Academy of Medicine Singapore, 2020

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Consultant, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, National Dental Centre Singapore
  • Chairperson, NDCS Medication Safety Committee
  • Clinical Teacher, Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore
  • Clinical Instructor, SingHealth Duke-NUS Oral Health Academic Clinical Programme, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Fellow, Academy of Medicine Singapore
  • Fellow, Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in General Dental Practice
  • Vice President, Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Singapore


  • Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Book Prize 2008
  • NUS Faculty of Dentistry Dean's List 2008, 2011
  • NUS Alumni Bursary Awards 2008, 2009, 2010
  • NUS Alumni Student Exchange Award 2009
  • NDCS OMS Residency Scholarship 2014-2017
  • Singapore Health Quality Service, Silver Award 2020
  • OneCGHCares Award 2021

Research Interests

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Pathology
  • Oral Medicine


1. KW Teo, A Shi, LY Teh, A Lee. External Root Resorption in Common Odontogenic Cysts and Ameloblastomas of the Jaw: A Retrospective Radiographic Study in An Asian Population. Oral Surgery, 2021. doi: 10.1111/ors.12628

2. A Shi, GN Teo, QQ Lee, D Tan. Spontaneous osteonecrosis of the jaw in a β-Thalassemia intermedia patient. Journal of Stomatology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 2021. doi: 10.1016/j.jormas.2021.03.004

3. WD Guo, BH Chan, CK Chng, A Shi. Two cases of inadvertent dental aerosol exposure to COVID-19 patients. Ann Acad Med Singapore, 2020 Jul;49(7):514-516.

4. A Shi, R Wong. Intracranial extension of Lemierre's syndrome from odontogenic cause: A review and case report. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medicine, and Pathology (JOMSMP), 2020. doi: 10.1016/j.ajoms.2020.06.010

5. A Shi, B Ng, CT Kwa, C Sim. Ameloblastoma: A succinct review of the classification, genetic understanding and novel molecular targeted therapies. Surgeon. 2020 Jul 22:S1479-666X(20)30081-0. doi: 10.1016/j.surge.2020.06.009

6. A Shi, QQ Lee, JB Lai, C Sim. Palatal hyperpigmentation associated with imatinib mesylate: 2 cases of Chinese ethnicity. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medicine, and Pathology (JOMSMP), 2020;32(5):406-409. doi: 1016/j.ajoms.2020.05.002.

7. A Shi, WD Guo, CK Chng, BH Chan. Precautions when providing dental care during coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Ann Acad Med Singapore, 2020 May;49(5):312-319.

8. A Shi, R Wong, KW Lye. Large advancements of the mandible are stable: A review of the results of a case series. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (JOMS), 2017, Volume 75, Issue 10, Supplement, Page e383. doi: 10.1016/j.joms.2017.07.102

9. A Shi, QQ Lee, JB Lai, C Sim. Palatal hyperpigmentation associated with imatinib mesylate therapy: A report of 2 rare cases. International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (IJOMS), 2017, Volume 46, 149. doi: 10.1016/j.ijom.2017.02.514

10. A Shi, D Siow D, J Phua. Tooth autotransplantation in a patient with rapidly progressing periodontitis aided by 3D printing. BMJ Case Rep. 2021 Aug 3;14(8):e243601. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2021-243601

Research Trials