Clinical - Minimally invasive Surgical Center (MISC)

Established in 1993, MISC is one of the pioneers Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery in the world. MISC is a one stop shop for patients for comprehensive, appropriate, minimally invasive techniques.

Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS), endoscopic surgery or ”keyhole surgery” is widely utilized to minimize the aggressiveness to the body by using small incision. Most surgical procedures can be done using this approach. The benefits for the patients include less postoperative pain, shorter hospital stay, faster recovery and return to normal activities maintaining the same standard of care.

 MISC’s Educational Activities are recognized by USA (SAGES) and Asia-Pacific (ELSA) board. Yearly International Workshops on different topics are organized with participants and experts coming all over Asia-Pacific. 

Diagnostic Modalities

  • Clinical examination
  • Ultrasound
  • CT Scan
  • MRI


Laparoscopic General Surgery for the following:

  • Gastrointestinal tract
  • Hepato-biliary-pancreatic system
  • Endocrine system
  • Hernia
  • Urologic system
  • Inguinal hernia
  • Ventral / Umbilical / Incisional Hernia
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Obesity Surgery


  • Thoracoscopic sympathectomy for sweaty palms
  • Endoscopic ligation of saphenous venous perforators

Our Team of Doctors

Prof Davide Lomanto

Senior Consultant and Director (Minimally Invasive Surgery Centre, NUH & Tan Sri Khoo Teck Puat Advance Surgery Training Centre, NUS)

Education and Fellowships: MD (Rome), PhD (Rome), FAMS (General Surgery)

Department: General Surgery 

Specialties: Minimally Invasive Surgery, laparoscopic digestive surgery including Robotic and Obesity Surgery and Abdominal Wall Hernia Repair 

Contact: (65) 6772 2002


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


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