Dr. Ooi Boon Swee

General Surgery

Credentials MBBS (Singapore) 1992 FRCSEd (Gen Surg) 1996 FRCS (Gen Surg) (Glag) 1996 FRCSI 1996
Language English,Mandarin Chinese,Bahasa Melayu,Bahasa Indonesia,Hokkien Dialect,Cantonese Dialect,Teochew Dialect

Dr. Ooi Boon Swee is a Senior Consultant Surgeon, specialising in Colorectal, General and Laparoscopic Surgery at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore. He was previously a:

  • Senior Consultant, Dept of Colorectal Surgery, Singapore General Hospital
  • Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore
  • Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery or Key-Hole Surgery, Singapore General Hospital.
  • Deputy Chairman, Tripartite Robotic Assisted Surgery Committee, Singapore General Hospital
  • Senior Consultant, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Centre, Singapore General Hospital
  • Visiting Senior Consultant, Surgical Oncology, National Cancer Centre, Singapore
  • Visiting Senior Consultant, Dept of Surgery, Changi General Hospital
  • Senior Lecturer, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
  • Honorary Secretary, Society of Colorectal Surgeons of Singapore, 2004/2005

Dr. Ooi graduated with his medical degree (MBBS) from the National University of Singapore in 1992 and became a surgical fellow of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Ireland (FRCSEd, FRCSGlag, FRCSI) in 1996. He then received his training in colorectal surgery at the Dept of Colorectal Surgery, Singapore General Hospital. Dr. Ooi was awarded HMDP scholarships to further his training in advanced colorectal surgery at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia in 1998 and then at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA in 2002, under the guidance of the world renowned colorectal surgeons such as Prof Victor Fazio and Dr. James Church.


Dr Ooi has published numerous publications in international peer-reviewed journals as author and co-author, as well as several book chapters and books. As a recognition of his work, he was awarded the SGH Excellent Publication Award in 2003.