Amandela ENT Head and Neck Centre, which is conveniently located at Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre, was established with the goal to deliver ENT care that both local and international patients can trust. It is equipped with latest technologies and features advanced medical facilities. In addition, it is staffed by highly qualified and experienced ENT head and neck surgeons including A/Prof. Mark LC Khoo (MBBS-Singapore, FRCS-Edinburgh and Glasgow) and Dr. Samuel CL Yeak (MBBS-Singapore, FRCS-Edinburgh and Glasgow, FAMS). Both doctors have trained at some of the most respected medical institutions in western countries including Canada and London. They have also contributed greatly to their field of expertise. Dr. Khoo started the first dedicated cancer service for head and neck cancer patients at Tan Tock Seng Hospital while Dr. Yeak started Singapore’s first rhinology laboratory and introduced computer-guided sinus surgery using the latest electromagnetic technology in Singapore.
<p>Dr Yeak has varied interests and held a concurrent appointment as the first Chief Medical Information Officer for Tan Tock Seng Hospital and helped out as Information Technology Advisor after leaving the hospital. He helped design the hospital's Electronic Medical Record system from scratch to achieve Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMMS) Level 6, the highest award in Singapore and the region, besides bagging numerous local IT awards. He designed a fully electronic ENT system which is currently being used in TTSH and of course in Amandela ENT.</p>
<p>A/Prof. Mark Li Chung Khoo is a senior consultant ENT surgeon with subspecialty interests in head and neck surgery. He has over 10 years of practice experience and is currently practicing at Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre. His clinic, the Amandela ENT Head and Neck Centre, provides comprehensive, expert subspecialty ENT care for both local and international patients. </p> <p>He graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1990 with his MBBS degree and completed his basic as well as his specialty training in otolaryngology at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), where he eventually served as associate consultant, consultant, and senior consultant. He has made numerous contributions to TTSH, including starting the hospital’s first dedicated cancer service for head and neck cancer patients. In 1999, he pursued his two-year fellowship in advanced head and neck oncologic surgery in Toronto, Canada under the auspices of the American Head and Neck Society. </p> <p>Upon his return to Singapore in 2001, he rejoined TTSH as chief of head and neck service and became a visiting consultant to the National Cancer Centre Singapore. He also became one of the founding members of the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School where he is currently serving as adjunct associate professor. </p> <p>His research interests lie in the diagnosis and treatment of head and neck cancer. He has published numerous research and articles on nasopharyngeal and <a href="http://www.docdoc.com/info/condition/thyroid-cancer">thyroid cancers</a> in many international journals. </p> <p>He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) of Edinburgh and Glasgow.</p>