Specialty: Hepato-pancreato-biliary and Transplant Surgery
Sub-specialties: Hepatobiliary ＆ Pancreatic Surgery
Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Gallstones, Gallstones & Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Cancers, Liver Cancer, Liver Tumours, Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatic endocrine tumours, Pancreatic Tumours.
Prof Ooi is a senior surgical oncologist with specialisation in hepatobiliary and pancreatic (HPB) cancers. He started as a general surgeon with FRCSEd and FRCSG and exit certification in General Surgery before receiving advanced training in HPB surgery and liver transplantation as Senior Fellow in Australia. He was instrumental in establishing the combined HPB service at SGH and NCCS which now has become the Department of Hepato-pancreato-biliary and Transplant Surgery. He has a Doctorate in Medicine based on his work on liver cancer (HCC) and is involved extensively in various aspects of liver cancer research and clinical trials. He has trained many HPB surgeons in the region. He was also previously Chair of Surgery SGH, Deputy Director National Cancer Centre, inaugural Chair of Surgery ACP at SingHealth and founding Director SingHealth Transplant.
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