Clinical - Division of Thyroid & Endocrine Surgery

 

The Thyroid & Endocrine Surgery Service at National University Hospital is an established provider of advanced robotic and endoscopic (keyhole) thyroid surgery without a neck scar, as well as conventional endocrine surgeries. We are a sub-specialty team of surgeons focusing on diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal organs. Additionally, we are a specialist provider of endoscopic hernia surgery, including the management of recurrent and complex hernias.

At the Thyroid Clinic, we provide comprehensive services for patients with thyroid problems, such as :

    • One-stop facility where patients are given detailed specialist review, thyroid function blood tests, thyroid ultrasound and needle biopsy. Executive packages are offered for comprehensive testing.
    • Short-stay thyroid surgery where the average hospital stay for hemithyroidectomy is one day and total thyroidectomy is two days.
    • Multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of thyroid conditions.

Our specific services include:

Thyroid:

        • One-stop thyroid lump diagnosis service (assessment, blood test, ultrasound, needle test and diagnosis in one day)
        • Robotic thyroid surgery (keyhole surgery without a neck scar)
        • Endoscopic thyroid surgery (keyhole surgery without a neck scar)
        • Conventional thyroid surgery with neck dissection for thyroid cases

Click here to find out more about Thyroid Disease

Adrenal:

        • Pre-operative workup
        • Laparascopic (keyhole) adrenal surgery

Click here to find out more about Adrenal Disease

Parathyroid:

        •  Focused (minimally invasive parathyroidectomy - local or general anesthesia)
        • Total parathyroidectomy with auto-transplantation

 Click here to find out more about Hyperparathyroid Disease

Hernia:

      • Endoscopic (keyhole) hernia repair

      • Ventral and incisional (complex) hernia repair

Our Team of Doctors

 

 

Asst Prof Rajeev Parameswaran

Head & Consultant Education & Fellowships: BSc (India), MBBS (India), FRCS (Ireland), MPhil (UK), FRCS Gen Surg (UK)

Department: Division of General Surgery (Thyroid & Endocrine Surgery)

Specialties: Surgical oncology of the endocrine system, molecular pathology of endocrine cancers, minimally invasive surgery of the adrenals and parathyroid, surgery for benign and malignant thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal diseases, reoperative endocrine surgery.

Contact: (65) 6772 2002

Email: usc@nuhs.edu.sg               

 

 

 

Asst Prof Ngiam Kee Yuan

Consultant         

Education & Fellowships: MBBS (London), MRCS (Glasgow), Mmed (Surgery), FRCS (Edinburgh)

Department: Division of General Surgery (Thyroid & Endocrine Surgery)

Specialties: Early detection of thyroid cancers, Conventional thyroid surgery and thyroid cancer surgery, Endoscopic thyroid surgery, Minimally invasive parathyroid surgery, Laparoscopic and conventional adrenal surgery, Laparoscopic metabolic and bariatric surgery.

Contact: (65) 6772 2002

Email: usc@nuhs.edu.sg            

 

 

 

Dr Tan Wee Boon

Consultant   

Education & Fellowships: MBBS (S'pore), MMed (Surg), FRCS (Edin)

Department: Division of General Surgery (Thyroid & Endocrine Surgery)

Specialties: Thyroid surgery, Parathyroid surgery, Adrenal surgery, Mnimially invasive surgery.

Contact: (65) 6772 2002

Email: usc@nuhs.edu.sg

 

Dr Cheah Wei Keat

 

 

 

A/Prof Cheah Wei Keat

Visiting Consultant

Education & Fellowships: MBBS (Aust), FRACS (Aust), FAMS (Sing.), FACS (US)

Department: Division of General Surgery (Thyroid & Endocrine Surgery)

Contact: (65) 6772 2002

Email: usc@nuhs.edu.sg

 

Prof Abu Rauff

Visiting Consultant

Contact: (65) 6772 2002

Email: usc@nuhs.edu.sg

 

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