Credentials MBBS (Singapore), FRCS (Glasgow), FAMS (Singapore)
Language English, Mandarin Chinese, Bahasa Melayu, Tamil, Bahasa Indonesia, Hokkien Dialect, Cantonese Dialect, Teochew Dialect

Studied under renowned skull base surgeon, Dr. Anthony Cheesman, at Royal National ENT Institute, London & renowned endoscopic sinus surgeon, Dr Ian Mackay, at the Charing Cross & Brompton Hospitals, in London. Trained in open approaches & minimally invasive techniques of anterior skull base surgery & in functional and aesthetic nose surgery.

Appointed Head of Tan Tock Seng Hospital ENT Department from 1995 to 1998.

Developed successful programs in Rhinology, Laryngology, & Audiology, for the hospital.

Opened private practice in 1998 at Mount Elizabeth Medical Center & Hospital (largest private practice medical facility in Singapore).

Appointed Visiting Consultant ENT Services, Alexandra Hospital w.e.f. 15th July 2006.

  • MBBS (Singapore), FRCS (Glasgow), FAMS (Singapore)
  • Fellow American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery
  • Graduated University of Singapore in 1982
  • Attended Naval Diving Unit Republic of Singapore Attended National Service from 1983 to 1984 (treating ENT diving related problems)
  • Became a Singapore Ministry of Health ENT Trainee in 1985
  • Trained at Singapore General Hospital (largest hospital in Singapore) from 1985-1989
  • Completed ENT Traineeship in 1989, obtained ENT Surgical Fellowship from Glasgow 1989 to 1993 Managed skull base conditions along with neurologists and neurosurgeons at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (2nd largest hospital in Singapore), and sinus & nasal problems with the chest physicians & rheumatologists
  • Awarded the ENT Rhinology (nose & sinus conditions) Ministry of Health S’pore
  • Training Fellowship in London in 1993. Subspecialized in endoscopic sinus surgery & surgery of the anterior skull base
  • ENT representative in the Medical Board of Mount Elizabeth Hospital.
  • Committee member & the private practice representative in the Singapore Society of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery
  • Committee member in the Academy of Medicine Singapore’s, Chapter of ENT Head & Neck Surgeons
  • Co-Chairman, Medical Standards Review Committee for Parkway Hospitals (Mount Elizabeth, Gleneagles & East Shore Hospital), Singapore