Han Hong Juan is an ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgeon practising at
Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore. His main clinical interests include
the surgical management of snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea, as
well as voice and swallowing disorders. He is also a trained robotic and
laser surgeon, and was part of the pioneering team of surgeons that
started transoral robotic surgery in Singapore.
Dr Han works
closely with respiratory physicians to treat all aspects of obstructive
sleep apnoea, and speech pathologists to treat voice and swallowing
disorders. He also has a keen interest in the treatment of nasal
allergies and nasal obstruction to facilitate nasal breathing.
Han graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1998. He
completed his specialty training in otorhinolaryngology and earned his
Master of Medicine (Otorhinolaryngology) from the National University of
Singapore. Dr Han graduated top of his cohort and was awarded a
Distinction and the Singapore Academy of Medicine’s Gold Medal in
Dr Han went on to obtain the Ministry of
Health‘s Health Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) award to subspecialise
in sleep surgery at Stanford University and laryngology at the
University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre (UPMC).
Prior to private
practice, Dr Han was also Chief of Sleep Surgery and Director of the
Voice Clinic in the Department of Otolaryngology at the Singapore
General Hospital (SGH). He held the positions of Adjunct Assistant
Professor at the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School and Senior Clinical
Lecturer at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Yong Loo Lin
School of Medicine.
Dr Han practised for 20 years in the public
sector and was awarded the Singapore General Hospital Heart of Gold
award in 2016 and the CEO Service award in 2017 for his excellence in
Dr Han continues to serve as a visiting consultant
to Singapore General Hospital where he continues to train young ENT
surgeons of the future.