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Adj Asst Prof Ian Loh Chi Yuan from Changi General Hospital

Adj Asst Prof Loh

MBBS, MRCS (Edin), MMed (ORL), FAMS (ORL)

Senior Consultant

Specialty: Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)

Sub-specialties: Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nasal Reconstructive Surgery

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Allergic Rhinitis, Facial Deformities, Facial Trauma Reconstruction and Scar Management, Head and Neck Tumours, Nasal Obstruction, Sinusitis.

Clinical Appointments

  • Chief Otorhinolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital
  • Senior Consultant Otorhinolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital
  • Director, Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Service Otorhinolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital
  • Vice Chairman, International Liaisons Unit Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital
  • Visiting Consultant Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital
  • Visiting Consultant, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
  • Visiting Consultant, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
  • Visiting Consultant, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
  • Visiting Consultant Singapore National Eye CentreSingapore National Eye Centre

Profile

Dr Ian Loh is the Chief of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery at Changi General Hospital (CGH). He is an Otolaryngologist with Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery training and is the Director of the Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery in CGH. Dr Loh also serves as the Vice Chairman of The Chapter of Otolaryngologists within the Academy of Medicine Singapore and is the Associate Program Director of the Singhealth Otolaryngology Residency Program.

Apart from clinical commitments, Dr Loh has published numerous papers and book chapters on topics related to the field of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and has been invited to lecture and run courses in the region and internationally.

Education

  • Fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • FAMS (ORL)
  • MMED (ORL)
  • MRCS (Edin)
  • MBBS

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Associate Program Director, SingHealth Otolaryngology Residency Program
  • Vice Chairman, Chapter of Otolaryngologists, College of Surgeons, AMS, 2017-present
  • Member of the Taskforce on Aesthetic Medical Practice, Academy of Medicine
  • Board Member, Pan Asia Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2014-present
  • Board Member, Asian Facial Plastic Surgery Society, 2011-present
  • Member, Korean Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Member, Thai Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Awards

  • 2016-2017 NUS YLL School of Medicine, Dean’s Excellence Award, Medical Undergraduate
  • 2014 -2015 SingHealth Residency RISE Award : Best Faculty ENT
  • 2014-2015 NUS YLL School of Medicine Best Educator Award , Medical Undergraduate
  • 2014 CGH Best Educator Award , Medical Undergraduate
  • 2015 CGH Best Educator Award , Medical Postgraduate
  • 2013 CGH Gold Service Award
  • 2014 CGH Gold Service Award
  • 2015 CGH Gold Service Award
  • 2010 Health Manpower Development Plan Award (HMDP)

Research Interests

Publications and Research Trials

Publications

A clinical survey on compliance in the treatment of rhinitis using nasal steroids. Authors: C Y Loh, S S Chao, Y H Chan, D Y Wang Allergy 2004 Nov;59(11):1168-72

Hypertension in young adults--an under-estimated problem. Authors: S K E Gan, C Y Loh, B Seet Singapore Med J 2003 Sep;44(9):448-52

Effects of tonsillectomy on sleep study parameters in adult patients with obstructive sleep apnea--a prospective study. Authors: Leonard Toh Hui Tan, Alvin Kah Leong Tan, Pon Poh Hsu, Ian Chi Yuan Loh, Heng Wai Yuen, Yiong Huak Chan, Peter Kuo Sun Lu Sleep Breath 2014 May 19;18(2):265-8. Epub 2013 Jul 19.

Botolinum toxin in rhinitis: Literature review and posterior nasal injection in allergic rhinitis. Authors: Edward Zhiyong Zhang, Sophocles Tan, Ian Loh Laryngoscope 2017 Nov 6;127(11):2447-2454. Epub 2017 Jul 6.

Preservation of frontal sinus anatomy and outflow tract following frontal trauma with dural defect. Authors: James Wei Ming Kwek, David Chao Wu Chin, Ian Chi Yuan Loh Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2015 Feb 6;3(2):e300. Epub 2015 Mar 6.

Reconstruction of preauricular soft tissue defects using a superiorly based rotation advancement scalp flap - A novel approach to the surgical treatment of preauricular sinuses. Authors: Bernard Tan, Tee Sin Lee, Ian Loh Am J Otolaryngol 2017 Nov 10. Epub 2017 Nov 10.

When the simple migrated hair results in distressing ear symptoms. Authors: Ying Min Hoe, Tee Sin Lee, Bernard Tan, Ian Chi Yuan Loh Am J Otolaryngol 2014 Mar-Apr;35(2):274-5. Epub 2013 Sep 28.

Minimally invasive fascia lata harvest: a new method. Authors: Valerie Su-Lin Tay, Kar Su Tan, Ian Chi Yuan Loh Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2013 Apr 7;1(1). Epub 2013 May 7.

New grafting technique to correct alar retraction. Authors: Dong-Hak Jung, Dinesh Valse, Geun-Uck Chang, Ian Loh, Kwang Min Park Plast Reconstr Surg 2012 Jul;130(1):221e-223e

The "X-graft" for nasal tip surgery. Authors: Dong Hak Jung, Ian Loh Plast Reconstr Surg 2011 Aug;128(2):79e-80e

Book Chapters

Rhinoplasty Dissection Manual : A text on Dissection, Anatomy and Technique ; Stephen Park, D. Sethi, Kenneth Khoo, Ian Loh (editor and writer) , 1st Edition 2015,EndoPress GmbH, Germany, ISBN 978-3-89756-216-5

SATALOFF'S COMPREHENSIVE TEXTBOOK OF OTOLARYNGOLOGY HEAD AND NECK SURGERY : Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Chapter : Auricular Reconstruction ; Ian Loh (Author) Jaypee Medical Inc, Philadelphia, USA, First Edition: 2016 ISBN: 978-93-5152-459-5, USA

Rhinoplasty and Septoplasty ; Book Chapter : Fascia Lata Rhinoplasty; Author : Ian Loh , Koonja Publishing ISBN: 9788962788761, South Korea, English and Korean

Ethnic Considerations in Facial Plastic Surgery; Chapter : Minimally invasive Procedures : What Asians Want ; Ian Loh Author ISBN-13: 978-1626230231

Aesthetic Surgery in the East Asian Face; Chapter : Alar Base Modification, Thieme publishing print ISBN 9781626230231

Symptom Oriented Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Volume 2 Rhinology and Facial Plastic Surgery Chapter : The Patient wishing to alter Asian Nose ISBN-13: 978-9385891847 ISBN-10: 9385891847

Contributor: Guide to the Essentials in Emergency Medicine, ENT Emergencies. McGraw-Hill Education (Asia) 2004, Pg 266-275.

Research Trials