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.
A/Prof. Mark LC 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. 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. 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. His research interests lie in the diagnosis and treatment of head and neck cancer. He has published numerous research and articles on nasopharyngeal and [thyroid cancers](http://www.docdoc.com/info/condition/thyroid-cancer) in many international journals. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) of Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Dr. Samuel CL Yeak is a fellowship-trained senior consultant ENT head and neck surgeon currently practicing at Amandela ENT Head and Neck Centre at Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre. He has over 25 years of practice experience with special interests in nose and sinus surgery. He completed his MBBS degree at the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1987 and specialty training in otolaryngology (ENT) at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH). In 1993, he was awarded the Health Manpower Development Programme (HMDP) scholarship by the Singapore’s Ministry of Health for his one-year fellowship training at the prestigious Royal National Throat, Nose, and Ear Hospital in London. He received his second HMDP scholarship in 1999 for his fellowship training in the United States under the tutelage of Dr. Frederick Kuhn, a renowned ENT surgeon who pioneered many sinus surgery techniques. Dr. Yeak has several notable contributions for the improvement of ENT care in Singapore. He started the country’s first rhinology laboratory to improve treatment outcomes for patients with sino-nasal disease and was involved in the running of the Nose Clinic, the country’s first joint clinic between allergists and ENT surgeons. He also introduced computer-guided sinus surgery using electromagnetic technology in Singapore. Prior to going into private practice, he served as senior clinical lecturer at Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and president of the Society of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery Singapore. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Glasgow (FRCS) and Academy of Medicine of Singapore (FAMS).