PanAsia Surgery Group is a private multispecialty surgery group practice with clinics at top hospitals in Singapore, namely Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre, Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, and Parkway East Medical Centre. It brings together the expertise of a group of fellowship-trained surgeons with subspecialty interests in gastrointestinal, laparoscopic, obesity, colorectal, hepatopancreaticobiliary, and liver transplant surgery. It offers traditional, minimally invasive, and robotic surgery using advanced technologies and the latest in evidence-based medicine. It serves both local and international patients.
PanAsia Surgery Group specialises in the surgical treatment of oesophageal, stomach, and pancreatic disorders, liver surgery, gallbladder and biliary surgery, and abdominal surgery. It also has expertise in advanced endoscopic procedures, including double balloon enteroscopy, capsule endoscopy, therapeutic lasers, haemostasis for bleeding ulcers, and stenting for gastric and oesophageal cancers.
Its other services include diagnostic procedures, including direct access endoscopy (gastroscopy and colonoscopy) for polyps and gastric and colorectal cancers.
In partnership with the Asian Centre for Liver Disease and Transplantation, the clinic also provides a full range of surgical services for liver cancers and end-stage liver diseases.
<p>Dr. Denis Cheong is a general surgeon with over 20 years of specialist practice experience. He provides specialised care to patients with fistula and fissure, haemorrhoids, colon and rectal cancers, gallbladder disorders, diverticular disease, and hernia. </p> <p>He completed his MBBS at the National University of Singapore. Following the completion of his postgraduate qualifications, he was conferred Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. He then received three scholarships from Singapore’s Ministry of Health allowing him to pursue his training in colorectal surgery (Cleveland Clinic Florida), advanced colorectal surgery (St. Mark’s Hospital in London, the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, and the University of Upsalla in Sweden), and advanced laparoscopic colorectal surgery (Australasian Endosurgery Centre in Brisbane). </p> <p>Prior to joining the PanAsia Surgery Group, Dr. Cheong served at Tan Tock Seng Hospital as head of its colorectal service. He is also the former director of the Digestive Disease Centre and was a visiting consultant at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, the National Cancer Centre, and John Hopkins International Medical Centre (Singapore).</p>
<p>Dr. Sam Peh is a consultant urologist with specialty interests in stone surgery, andrology, and laparoscopy. He has more than 30 years of clinical experience and is currently practicing at PanAsia Surgery Group and the American International Clinic in Singapore. </p> <p>He specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of urinary tract disorders and problems of the male reproductive system. He provides medical and surgical management of erectile dysfunction and male infertility and is trained in the management of kidney and prostate cancer with laparoscopic surgery. </p> <p>His other services are kidney ultrasound, adrenalectomy, total nephrectomy, extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy, bladder biopsy, cystectomy, partial nephrectomy, percutaneous nephrolithotomy, orchiectomy, prostate ultrasound, suprapubic catheterisation, prostate biopsy, groin lymph node excision, hydrocele repair, cystoscopy, prostatectomy, laser lithotripsy, and circumcision. </p> <p>He completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) at the National University of Singapore, training in internal medicine at Alexandra Hospital, and subspecialty training in urology at Changi and Singapore General Hospitals and Westmead Hospital in Australia. He was conferred Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCS) in 1995 and Academy of Medicine of Singapore (FAMS) in 2001. </p> <p>He is a former clinical teacher at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and is a member of the Singapore Medical Association, Singapore Urological Association, International College of Surgeons, and the Australian Urological Society. He speaks English, Hokkien, Malay, and Mandarin.</p>
<p>Dr. Chong Kian Tai is a urological surgeon specialising in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and management of basic urology conditions and urologic cancers (prostate, kidney, bladder, testicular, and penile cancers). He performs various urologic surgical procedures using traditional open and advanced keyhole laparoscopic methods. He is trained in endoscopic techniques and in the use of modern Da Vinci robotic surgical operating systems. </p> <p>He graduated from the National University of Singapore with an MBBS degree in 1995. He then pursued his basic training and obtained his membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCP) of Edinburgh in 2001. </p> <p>In 2002, Dr. Chong was awarded the Urological Oncology Research and A* Star (Singapore) International Fellowships for his urologic-oncologic research on prostate cancer in Seattle, Washington. This was followed by his clinical urologic-oncologic fellowship at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre in New York in 2009. </p> <p>Dr. Chong Kian Tai is a former adjunct assistant professor at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH). He also served as chairman of the Urology Cancer Multidisciplinary Tumour Board, Advanced Care Planning Team, Urology Cancer Support Programme, and TTSH Prostate Cancer Support Group for patients and their family.</p>
<p>Dr. Wong Jen San is a fellowship-trained general surgeon specialising in hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery, liver transplant, and laparoscopic surgery. He also has special interests in robotic liver and pancreatic resections. </p> <p>He previously served as consultant at Singapore General Hospital’s department of hepatopancreatobiliary and transplant surgery and visiting consultant to the National Cancer Centre Singapore’s department of surgical oncology. He is also a former professor at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School. </p> <p>He completed his medical degree as well as his surgical training in the United Kingdom. He then pursued his advanced specialty training in general surgery at Singapore General Hospital and fellowship in living donor liver transplantation in Japan. </p> <p>He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCS) and Academy of Medicine of Singapore (FAMS).</p>
<p>Dr. Melvin Look is a consultant general, gastrointestinal, and laparoscopic surgeon. He holds an MBBS degree and has received training in upper gastrointestinal cancer surgery at the National Cancer Centre Hospital in Tokyo, advanced laparoscopic surgery at Mt. Sinai Medical Centre in New York, and peritoneal cancer treatment at the Washington Cancer Institute, Washington DC. Prior to going into private practice, he served at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (UK) for one year as an honorary consultant in upper gastrointestinal surgery. </p> <p>Upon his return to Singapore, he joined the Centre for Gut and Liver Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery at Mt. Elizabeth Hospital and East Shore Hospital as a consultant general surgeon. He was also a visiting Fellow at Mount Sinai Medical Centre in New York (2001) and clinical lecturer at the National University of Singapore. He helped trained laparoscopic surgeons not just from Singapore but also from Malaysia, Brunei, Philippines, Indonesia, India, and Hong Kong. </p> <p>Dr. Look has pioneered a number of advanced laparoscopic procedures in Southeast Asia, including hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery, endoscopic thyroid surgery, and Swedish adjustable gastric banding for the treatment of obesity. He has been listed in “Who’s Who in the World” in 2000 for all his contributions in his field of expertise.</p> <p>Dr. Look is a Fellow of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons (FRCS) of Edinburgh and Glasgow.</p>