Credentials MBChB (UK), M.Med (Surgery), MRCS (Edin), FRCS (Edin), FAMS (Surgery)
Language English, Mandarin Chines, Bahasa Melayu, Cantonese Dialect, Teochew Dialect, Hokkien Dialect

Dr Toh Bin Chet is a Senior Consultant General Surgeon at Nexus Surgical, Mount Elizabeth Orchard Hospital, Singapore. His subspecialties are upper gastrointestinal surgery, bariatric weight loss and metabolic endoscopic surgery, and advanced endoscopy.

He treats general surgical conditions, hernias, gallbladder stones,  gastroesophageal reflux , upper gastrointestinal cancer and bariatric metabolic disorders. He is skilled in minimally invasive surgery and advanced endoscopy including endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) with stenting/spyglass.

Dr Toh was part of the team of specialists who set up the general surgery, upper gastrointestinal and bariatric services at Sengkang General Hospital and is still a visiting consultant there.

He graduated from the University of Dundee, UK and later became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK and the Academy of Medicine, Singapore. He was awarded the Health Manpower Development Plan award and completed his clinical fellowship at Cambridge University Addenbrooke’s Hospital, UK. He also completed a surgical clinical observership at the University of Strasbourg, France.

Prior to his overseas fellowship, he had a 2-year clinical fellowship experience in advanced minimally invasive upper gastrointestinal and bariatric metabolic surgery at Singapore General Hospital, National University Hospital and Tan Tock Seng Hospital. In addition, he furthered his surgical skills through masterclasses at the National Cancer Centre, South Korea for gastric cancer, Gemelli University Hospital, Italy for bariatric endoscopic procedures and Bangkok Rajavithi Hospital, Thailand for advanced endoscopy and ERCP.

Besides his clinical works, Dr Toh was a clinical assistant professor at Duke-NUS Medical School, adjunct lecturer at Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine and clinical lecturer at Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. He is also an instructor for the

Advanced Trauma Life Support course under the American College of Surgeons.

He was previously the honorary treasurer and executive member of The Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society of Singapore. He is also a member of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders.

Associated Treatments

General Surgery

-Gallstones – Lapararoscopic Cholecystecotmy

-Hernia Surgery – Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia / Umbilical Hernia

-Skin Lumps


Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy (Therapeutic and Screening)

Special Treatments

Gastric Cancer

Oesophageal Cancer

Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Surgery – Laparoscopic Fundoplication

Metabolic Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss) – Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic Roux-En-Y Bypass

Metabolic Endoscopy Surgery (Weight Loss) – ESG (Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty), Intra-gastric Balloon

ERCP with Spyglass / stenting for Common Bile Duct Stones or stricture


Dr Toh is active in research and has authored several scientific publications as well as presenting frequently at international surgical conferences.

  1. Effectiveness of Sleeve Gastrectomy Plus Fundoplication versus Sleeve Gastrectomy alone for Treatment of Severe Obesity: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JH Loo, KM Chue, Bin Chet Toh et al. Surgery for Obesity and related diseases. 2023.
  2. Preoperative Laxity of the Gastroesophageal Junction and Standardization of Endoscopic Esophagitis Diagnosis in Predicting Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) after Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy.KM Chue, LWL Ong, Bin Chet Toh et al. Obes Surg. 2022.
  3. The Hill’s Classification Is Useful to Predict the Development of Postoperative Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Erosive Esophagitis After Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy.KM Chue, DWX Goh, Bin Chet Toh and et al. J Gastrointest Surg. 2022
  4. Endoscopic internal drainage with double pigtail stents for upper gastrointestinal anastomotic leaks: suitable for all cases?Bin Chet Toh, J Chong et. al. Clin Endosc. 2022.
  5. Academy of Medicine, Singapore clinical guideline on endoscopic surveillance and management of gastric premalignant lesions.V Namasivayam, CJ Koh, Bin Chet Toh et al. Ann Acad Med Singap. 2022.
  6. Prevalence of perceived weight-based stigmatisation in a multiethnic Asian population.KM Chue, MY Foo, Bin Chet Toh et al. Ann Acad Med Singap. 2022.
  7. An Unusual Cause of Gastric Outlet Obstruction. WP Seng, HW Chua and Bin Chet Toh. Gastroenterology. 2022.
  8. Bilateral Peroneal Neuropathy in a Patient with Gastric Remnant Twist Following Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy. MWJ Chua and Bin Chet Toh. Obes Surg. 2021.
  9. A Seasonal Unusual Cause of Small Bowel Obstruction in South East Asia. SH Lim and Bin Chet Toh. ANZ J Surg. 2020.
  10. Unusual case of massive lower gastrointestinal bleeding in a young woman.Bin Chet Toh, MH Chew and BKT Tan. ANZ J Surg. 2020.
  11. Kamikawa Double-Flap Reconstruction Following Minimally Invasive Ivor-Lewis Esophagectomy. DK Chia, GW Kim,  Bin Chet Toh et al. Ann Thorac Surg 2019.
  12. Unusual cause of small bowel intestinal obstruction. Bin Chet Toh, LS Soh and MH Chew ANZ J Surg. 2019.
  13. Unusual case of massive lower gastrointestinal bleeding in a young woman. Bin Chet Toh, MH Chew and BKT Tan. ANZ J Surg. 2019.
  14. 5-Years Long-term Clinical Outcome after Bariatric Surgery – A Multi-ethnic Asian Population in Singapore.  Bin Chet Toh, WH Chan, AKH Eng, et al. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2018.
  15. Laparoscopic D2 total gastrectomy and en-mass splenectomy and distal pancreatectomy for locally advanced proximal gastric cancer.  Bin Chet Toh and J Rao. Surg Endoscopy 2017.
  16. Clinical outcomes of Modified Minimally Invasive Approach and De-rotation of Symptomatic Chronic Gastric Volvulus – A tertiary centre experience.  Bin Chet Toh, T Teo and J Rao. International Journal of Surgery Open 2017.
  17. The incidence of clinically significant venous thromboembolism in an Asian population after major hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery.  Bin Chet Toh, TCY Pang et al. Int J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis 2015;5:61-66.
  18. Gloved Appendectomy Performed With a Gloved Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery Technique Versus Conventional Multiport Laparoscopic Technique.  Bin Chet Toh and QM Leong. CRSLS 2014.

Current Appointments:

  • Senior Consultant (Nexus Surgical Associates)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore

Past Appointments:

  • Clinical Lecturer, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Singapore
  • Adjunct Lecturer, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technology University, Singapore
  • Physician Faculty Member, Singhealth General Surgery Residency Programme
  • Honorary Treasurer, The Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society of Singapore (OMSSS)
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore
  • Specialist in General Surgery, Specialist Accreditation Board (SAB), Ministry of Health, Singapore
  • Member of International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorder (IFSO)
  • Member of United Kingdom General Medical Council (GMC)
  • Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), American College of Surgeons
Awards and Honours
  • Ministry of Health, Singapore HMDP (Health Manpower Development Plan) Clinical Fellowship Award to Cambridge University Addenbrookes Hospital, United Kingdom.
  • Ministry of Health, Singapore 10-years Long Service Award
  • Singapore Health Quality Service Awards 2023 ( Silver )
Fellowships and Accreditations
  • Clinical Fellowship – Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Cambridge University Addenbrookes Hospital, United Kingdom.

  • Clinical Observeship – Bariatric Endoscopic and Robotic Bariatric Surgery

University of Strasbourg, France.