NUS Home | Search: in Go
Back to NUS homepageOffice of Corporate Relations
Department Of SurgeryAbout UsStaffEducationClinical DivisionResearchContact Us
  Undergraduate Education
  Research Areas
  A Career with us
  To contact our Staff
Yong Loo Lin SoM
Yong Loo Lin SoM Graduate Programme
  Khoo Teck Puat Advanced Surgery Training Centre
  Minimally Invasive Surgery Centre
NUS Web Mail
NUS Event Calendar
NUS Press Release
NUS Student Intranet
NUS Staff Intranet
  National University Health System (NUHS)
  NUHS International Colorectal Symposium
Minimally Invasive Training Centre (MISC)

Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS), endoscopic surgery or so-called ”keyhole surgery” is widely utilized to minimize the aggressivenes to the body by using small incision and today most of the surgical procedure can be done using this approach. The benefits for the patients are enormous: less postoperative pain, shorter hospital stay, faster recovery and return to normal activities maintaining the same standard of care.

MISC was established in NUH in 1993. It is one of the pioneers Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery in the world, gaining a leading role in clinical care, educational and research programme. The mission of MISC is:

  • To promote and coordinate minimally invasive endoscopic surgery in different surgical disciplines
  • To provide outstanding care and service for patients
  • To have leadership in clinical, educational and research programmes of advanced minimally invasive surgery through the application of new and innovative technologi


Dr Davide Lomanto

Deputy Director Cl A/Prof Cheah Wei Keat
Administrative Secretary

Ms Emma


To meet its objectives, MISC offers various types of courses throughout the year such as Basic Laparoscopic Surgery Courses, Minimally Invasive Endocrine Surgery, Morbid Obesity Surgery and Hernia Surgery workshops.

All MISC educational activities are endorsed by the Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia (ELSA) and by Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) and meet its guidelines in the “Framework for Post-Residency Surgical Education and Training: SAGES represent the worldwide leading association that measures the quality and effectiveness of educational programs.

Please visit for more details.

Department of Surgery : Home | Search | Site Map | Feedback

© Copyright 2001-12 National University of Singapore. All Rights Reserved.
Terms of Use | Privacy | Non-discrimination
Last modified on 09 May, 2012 by