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Dr Wong Soong Kuan

Credentials

  • MBBS (Singapore), FRCSE, MMED (Surg), FAMS (Surgery)
  • Colorectal Fellowship Univ. Minn. (USA)
  • Laparoscopic Fellowship Cleveland Clinic (USA)
  • Member of the International Society of University Colorectal Surgeons
  • Member of the Society of Colorectal Surgeons of Singapore

Background


Dr Wong is a consultant general surgeon with a special interest in colorectal surgery currently practising in Gleneagles hospital. He graduated from NUS in 1988 and has worked in Toa Payoh Hospital, Singapore General Hospital, Alexandra Hospital and Changi General Hospital up till 2004 during which time he served as a consultant surgeon.

Dr Wong was part of a medical team during operation Desert Storm in 1991 in the gulf war for 2 months attached to the 205 Territorial Army Surgical Hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

He completed his FRCS (Edinburgh) and MMED (Surg) post graduate qualifications in 1993 and was awarded the Chapter of Surgeons Gold Medal for distinction in the examination. Dr Wong obtained his exit qualification in general surgery, FAMS in 1999. He also spent 3 years training in a colorectal subspecialty having trained a year as fellow in the department of Colorectal surgery, Singapore General Hospital. He was given a 2 year HMDP fellowship which was spent at the University of Minnesota as a colorectal fellow in 1997/98 and a laparoscopic fellow at the Cleveland Clinic, Ohio from 1998/99. During this time, he was awarded the outstanding research fellow award at the Cleveland Clinic. In 2001, Dr Wong was awarded the Chapter of Surgeons travelling fellowship and visited Omiya Medical Centre. Jichii Medical School where he was exposed to advanced endoscopic and laparoscopic techniques in colorectal surgery.

Dr Wong has special interests in anorectal surgery, laparoscopic colon surgery and endoscopy.