Clinical - Division of Colorectal Surgery

We are a team of highly trained and experienced colorectal surgeons situated at the NUH Medical Centre, Colorectal Centre. We are dedicated and passionate in our work. Our mission is to provide the highest quality and advanced surgical care for patients with diseases of the colon, rectum and anus. Our facility is well-equipped to provide you with a comprehensive range of services targeted at the treatment of all colorectal conditions. In our quest to provide the best care for our patients, we are also actively involved in research, with the aim of pushing the frontiers in current colorectal health care.
As part of the National University of Singapore, we are uniquely poised in the centre of academic and research excellence and associated with various university departments who are important in the different aspects of our research.

Dr Cheong Wai Kit

Head & Senior Consultant (Division of Colorectal Surgery)

Education and Fellowships: MBBS (University of Malaya), FRCS (Edin), FRCS (Glasg), FAMS (Surgery)

Department: Division of Colorectal Surgery

Specialties: Recurrent and advanced colorectal cancer, diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy

Contact: (65) 6772 2002

Email: colorectal@nuhs.edu.sg

Dr Ridzuan Farouk

Senior Consultant

Education and Fellowships: MBChB, FRCS (Glasgow), FRCS (Edinburgh), MCh, FRCS (General Surgery), FRCS (England)    

Department: Division of Colorectal Surgery

Specialties: Pelvic floor disorders and colorectal cancer

Contact: (65) 6772 2002

Email: colorectal@nuhs.edu.sg  

 

Dr Frances Lim

Senior Consultant

Director, Research  (Division of Colorectal Surgery)

Director, General Surgery Residency Program (University Surgical Cluster)

Education and Fellowships: M.D. (Canada), Adv Dip Med Sci (IMU)

Department: Division of Colorectal Surgery

Specialties: Colorectal cancer diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy

Anorectal disease, transanal endoscopic microsurgery, laparoscopic surgery

Contact: (65) 6772 2002

Email: colorectal@nuhs.edu.sg  

Asst Prof Bettina Lieske

Consultant

Education and Fellowships:  MD (Research, Germany), FRCS (UK), MA Clin Ed (UK)

Department: Division of Colorectal Surgery

Specialties: Colorectal surgery, medical education

Contact: (65) 6772 2002

Email: colorectal@nuhs.edu.sg

 

 

Asst Prof Tan Ker Kan

Consultant

Education and Fellowships: MBBS (NUS), FRCS (Edin)  

Department: Division of Colorectal Surgery

Specialties: Colorectal cancer, diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, anorectal disease, laparoscopic surgery, recurrent and advanced pelvic malignancy

Contact: (65) 6772 2002

Email: colorectal@nuhs.edu.sg

Asst Prof Chong Choon Seng

Consultant

Education and Fellowships: MBBS (S'pore), MRCS (Edinburgh), MMed (S'pore), FRCS (Edinburgh)

Department: Division of Colorectal Surgery

Specialties: Colorectal cancer, minimally invasive surgery and medical education

Contact: (65) 6772 2002

Email: colorectal@nuhs.edu.sg

Dr Lee Kuok Chung

Consultant

Education and Fellowships: MBBS (S’pore), MRCS (Edinburgh), FRCS (Edinburgh)

Department: Division of Colorectal Surgery

Specialties: Colorectal cancer, minimally invasive surgery and diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy (Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy)

Contact: (65) 6772 2002

Email: colorectal@nuhs.edu.sg

Dr Sharon Koh

Consultant

Education and Fellowships: 

  • YLLSoM National University of Singapore (MBBS)
  • Masters of Medicine (Surgery)
  • Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)  
  • Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA

Department: Division of Colorectal Surgery

Specialities: Diagnostic and advanced therapeutic endoscopy, Laparoscopic surgery, Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and neoplasia, Colorectal and anal cancer

Contact: (65) 6772 2002

Email: colorectal@nuhs.edu.sg

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