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Dr. Aileen Ai-Lin Seah

Dr. Aileen Ai-Lin SeahVerified

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Overview

Dr. Aileen A. Seah is a US fellowship-trained consultant general and colorectal surgeon currently practicing at Colorectal Clinic Associates. She is experienced in the surgical treatment of colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, functional colorectal conditions, and pelvic floor disorders.

She graduated from the National University of Singapore with an MBBS degree in 1995 and obtained her fellowship diploma from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2001. She then pursued her advanced surgical training at the National University Hospital and was subsequently admitted as Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore (FAMS).

In 2003, Dr. Seah was awarded the Human Manpower Development Programme scholarship (HMDP) by Singapore’s Ministry of Health (MOH). This has allowed her to pursue her colorectal surgery fellowship at the University of Minnesota and made her the first American-trained female colorectal surgeon in Singapore. In 2005, she was accredited as specialist in general surgery by MOH.

Prior to going into private practice, she served as director of the pelvic floor centre, colorectal surgery division, National University Health System. Dr. Seah also has a Diploma in Acupuncture, which she obtained from Singapore College of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Education
  • Bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery, National University of Singapore, 1995
Medical training
  • Fellowship in colorectal surgery, University of Minnesota, 2005
  • Residency in general surgery, National University Hospital, 2000
  • Internship in internal medicine, National University Hospital, 1996
  • Residency in colorectal surgery, Singapore General Hospital, 2003
Certifications
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 2001
  • Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 2005
Professional Memberships
  • Singapore Medical Council
Languages spoken
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • Mandarin
  • English
  • Hokkien
Insurance
  • Cigna
  • Aviva
  • MHC
  • AXA
  • Great Eastern
  • AIA
  • i-Medicare
  • Alliance Healthcare
  • Fullerton Health
  • FWD
  • IHP
  • Medisave
  • Tokio Marine
  • Bupa
  • iXchange
  • Prudential
Affiliated Hospital
Clinics
Colorectal Clinic Associates Novena
Colorectal Clinic Associates Novena['General surgery', 'Colorectal surgery'] in Singapore
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Colorectal Clinic Associates Novena is a group practice that specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of colorectal cancer, anal fistula, constipation, hernia, and haemorrhoids. Its services include advanced gastrointestinal tract endoscopy, open and minimally invasive surgery, general surgery, robotic-assisted surgery, anal physiological assessment, and single-incision laparoscopic surgery. The clinic brings together a group of six colorectal surgeons who received advanced colorectal residency training in Europe, the United Kingdom, and the United States. They have a combined 75 years of experience in colorectal surgery. The group practices out of four clinics conveniently located at Farrer Park Hospital (Connexion), Parkway East Hospital, Mount Alvernia Hospital, and Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital.

Colorectal Clinic Associates Farrer Park
Colorectal Clinic Associates Farrer Park['General surgery', 'Colorectal surgery'] in Singapore
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Colorectal Clinic Associates is a group practice that provides full subspecialty service in colorectal surgery. It brings together six general and colorectal surgeons with a combined 75 years of experience and expertise in all aspects of proctology and colon and rectal surgery, including laparoscopic and robotic techniques, physiological assessment, advanced gastrointestinal tract endoscopy, and endoluminal ultrasonography of the lower gastrointestinal tract. Prior to going into private practice, the clinic’s surgeons served at the National University Health System and the National University of Singapore. They all received training abroad. Dr. Charles Tsang, Dr. Dean Koh, and Dr. Aileen Seah completed their colorectal residency programmes in the United States. Meanwhile, Dr. Victor Keng completed his colorectal training at the University of Hull in the United Kingdom and Dr. Mark Wong in France. Dr. Cheryl Lau underwent her advanced surgical training at Cedars Sinai Medical Centre in the United States. Colorectal Clinic Associates has four clinics located at Mount Elizabeth Novena, Mount Alvernia, Parkway East, and Farrer Park Hospitals. Each offers a relaxed and comfortable surrounding and equipped with tools used for outpatient assessment, including endoanal and endorectal ultrasonography, video proctoscopy, and anal manometry.

Colorectal Clinic Associates Parkway East
Colorectal Clinic Associates Parkway East['General surgery', 'Colorectal surgery'] in Singapore
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Colorectal Clinic Associates at Parkway East Hospital is a general and colorectal surgical practice that brings together the expertise of six UK, France, and US-trained general and colorectal surgeons. The team's subspecialty training and interests span all aspects of proctology and colon and rectal surgery, including diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, robotic and laparoscopic surgery, and endoluminal ultrasonography of the lower gastrointestinal tract. The clinic features a fully equipped consultation room and provides comprehensive outpatient assessment in a one-stop setting. The doctors are experienced in the management of a wide variety of colorectal and anorectal conditions, including cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, pelvic floor disorders, and functional colorectal conditions. They received training at various hospitals in Singapore as well as medical institutions abroad, including Leeds General Infirmary, the University of Minnesota, Michigan State University, and the University Hospital of Nantes in France. All the doctors (Dr. Charles Tsang Bih-Shiou, Dr. Dean Koh Chi-Siong, Dr. Aileen Ai-Lin Seah, Dr. Victor Keng, Dr. Mark Wong Te Ching, and Dr. Cheryl Lau) are Fellows of the Royal College of Surgeons of the United Kingdom (FRCS). They have more than 75 years of combined specialist practice experience. Apart from Parkway East, the team also practices at Mount Alvernia and Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospitals.

Colorectal Clinic Associates Mount Alvernia
Colorectal Clinic Associates Mount Alvernia['General surgery', 'Colorectal surgery'] in Singapore
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Colorectal Clinic Associates at Mount Alvernia is a one-stop centre that offers comprehensive general and colorectal surgical services for the treatment of all types of conditions and diseases that affect the colon, rectum, and gastrointestinal tract. It is a group practice that combines more than 75 years of experience and expertise of six general and colorectal surgeons trained in Singapore and other countries, including the United States, United Kingdom, France, and Denmark in the fields of laparoscopic and robotic surgery, advanced gastrointestinal tract endoscopy, coloproctology, and endoluminal ultrasonography of the lower gastrointestinal tract, among others. The clinic features a relaxed and comfortable environment and is fully equipped with the latest tools in outpatient assessment, including endoanal and endorectal ultrasonography, video proctoscopy, and anal manometry. Colorectal Clinic Associates is also located at Farrer Park Medical Centre, Mount Elizabeth Hospital, and Parkway East Hospital.

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