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Dr Goh Siaw Lin Cindy

Dr Goh Siaw Lin Cindy

MB BChir (Cantab), MRCS (Eng), MA (Cantab), MMed (Surg), FAMS (Plast. Surg)​

Associate Consultant

Specialty: Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

Sub-specialties: Reconstructive Microsurgery, Breast Reconstruction, Burns, Aesthetic Surgery, Body Contouring

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Aesthetic Surgery, Body Contouring, Breast Reconstruction, Burns, Reconstructive Microsurgery.

Clinical Appointments

  • Associate Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Duke-NUS Clinical Instructor


Dr Cindy Goh is an Associate Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Singapore General Hospital. She graduated from the University of Cambridge in England in 2010. She was awarded First Class Honours for all three pre-clinical years, and also a Distinction in Pathology in her final medical school examination. She became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2012 and obtained her Master of Medicine in Surgery from the National University of Singapore in 2016. She completed her specialist training in Plastic Surgery under the SingHealth Residency programme in 2020. During this time, she received the Outstanding Resident Award in Plastic Surgery in 2018 and 2019.

Her clinical interests are centered around microsurgical and aesthetic reconstruction of the human body. Apart from her clinical duties, she is actively involved in several research projects that aim to improve microsurgical clinical outcomes. She is also working on expanding the breast reconstructive service at Singapore General Hospital. She regularly runs didactic teaching sessions for the residents and medical students in the department and has been the table instructor at various workshops - suturing skills, microsurgical skills and cadaver anatomical dissection.


  • FAMS (Plastic Surgery)
  • MMed (Surgery)
  • MRCS (England)
  • MB BChir (Cambridge, United Kingdom)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Fellow of the Academy of Medicine Singapore (FAMS) (2021)
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons England (MRCS) (2012)


  • Outstanding Resident Award in Plastic Surgery (2018, 2019)

Research Interests

  • Microsurgical Reconstruction
  • Breast Reconstruction


  1. A Head-to-Head Comparison of the Medial Sural Artery Perforator versus Radial Forearm Flap for Tongue Reconstruction. Ng MJ, Goh CS, Tan NC, Song DH, Ooi AS. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2020 Oct 8.
  2. Perioperative Vasopressor Use in Free Flap Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Goh CS, Ng MJ, Song DH, Ooi AS. J Reconst Microsurgery. 2019 Sep;35(07):529-40.
  3. Large animal models for long-segment tracheal reconstruction: a systematic review. Goh CS, Joethy JV, Tan BK, Wong M. J Surg Res. 2018;231:140-53.
  4. Delayed bipedicled nasolabial flap in facial reconstruction. Goh CSL, Perrett JG, Wong MZ, Tan BK. Arch Plast Surg. 2018;45(3):253-258 
  5. Outcome Predictors in Elderly Head and Neck Free Flap Reconstruction: A Retrospective Study and Systematic Review of the Current Evidence. Goh CSL, Kok YO, Yong CPC, Tan EWX, Chew KY, Teo CEH, Goh TLH. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2018 May;71(5):719-728.
  6. Presurgical micrograft-allograft sandwich preparation reduces operative time in massive burns. Goh CS, Tan BK, Hasan M, Chong SJ. Burns. 2016 Mar;42(2):478-80.
  7. Longevity of Becker-35 expandable implants in breast reconstruction: A 5 year review. Goh C, Malata C. BP8. Br J Surg. 2012 Apr;99.
  8. Association between BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations and survival in women with invasive epithelial ovarian cancer. Bolton KL, Chenevix-Trench G, Goh C, Sadetzki S, Ramus SJ, Karlan BY et al.  JAMA. 2012 Jan 25;307(4):382-90.
  9. Peri-areolar breast augmentation: An outcome analysis. Goh C, Malata C. P3-2. Br J Surg. 2011 Jun;98(S5).
  10. The staging model in schizophrenia, and its clinical implications. Agius M, Goh C, Ulhaq S, McGorry P.  Psychiatr Danub. 2010 Jun;22(2):211-20.
  11. The stress-vulnerability model how does stress impact on mental illness at the level of the brain and what are the consequences?  Goh C, Agius M.  Psychiatr Danub. 2010 Jun;22(2):198-202.

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