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Dr. Cosmas Chen

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Overview

Dr. Cosmas Chen is a senior general and vascular surgeon at Mount Alvernia Medical Centre. His services include endoscopy, video laparoscopic surgery, and open surgery (such as gastrectomy, colectomy, and hernia repair). He also performs aortic aneurysm repair, carotid endarterectomy, and sympathectomy, among others.

He completed his MBBS at the National University of Singapore in 1988 and his MMed in Surgery in 1993. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS, 1993), International College of Surgeons (1999), and Academy of Medicine of Singapore (1999).

Prior to going into private practice, he served at Changi General Hospital as associate consultant (1999-2000) and consultant (2000-2004) surgeon.

Education
  • Bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery, National University of Singapore, 1988
Medical training
  • Residency in general surgery, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 1994
  • Internship in general surgery, National University of Singapore, 1989
  • Residency in general surgery, Toa Payoh Hospital, 1999
  • Fellowship in general surgery, Changi General Hospital, 2004
  • Fellowship in vascular surgery, Monash Medical Centre, 1999
Certifications
  • Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 1999
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 1993
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Hokkien
  • Hakka
Affiliated Hospital
Clinics
Cosmas Chen General Surgery & Vascular Centre Mount Elizabeth
Cosmas Chen General Surgery & Vascular Centre Mount Elizabeth['General surgery', 'Vascular surgery'] in Singapore
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Cosmas Chen General Surgery & Vascular Centre offers both traditional and minimally invasive surgery for the treatment of the diseases of the stomach, colon, and liver and venous disorders. It is conveniently located at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre and Mount Alvernia Hospital. Dr. Cosmas Chen is a consultant general surgeon with subspecialty training in vascular surgery in Australia. He has over 15 years of practice experience with main services that include gastrointestinal surgery, laparoscopic surgery, and diagnostic and therapeutic [endoscopy](http://www.docdoc.com/info/procedure/endoscopy). He graduated from the National University of Singapore with his MBBS degree in 1988 and Master of Medicine in Surgery in 1993. He then pursued his advanced surgical training and received a scholarship from the Ministry of Health, which allowed him to become a vascular fellow at Monash Medical Centre in Melbourne. Dr. Chen is a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore (FAMS), Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCS), and International College of Surgeons (FICS).

Cosmas Chen General Surgery & Vascular Centre Mount Alvernia
Cosmas Chen General Surgery & Vascular Centre Mount Alvernia['General surgery', 'Vascular surgery'] in Singapore
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Dr. Cosmas Chen General Surgery and Vascular Centre specialises in gastrointestinal surgery for the treatment of diseases of the stomach, colon, and liver. It offers [laparoscopic surgery](https://www.docdoc.com/info/procedure/laparoscopic-surgeries) as well as diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy for the removal of colonic polyps, insertion of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy, and banding of oesophageal varices, among others. It also offers surgical treatment of venous disorders. Dr. Cosmas Chen has been practicing general surgery for more than 15 years. Prior to going into private practice in 2004, he served at Changi General Hospital's department of surgery as a consultant. He completed both his MBBS and Master of Medicine in Surgery at the National University of Singapore in 1988 and 1993, respectively. Following the completion of his advanced surgical training in 1996, he received a scholarship from the Ministry of Health and became a vascular fellow at the Monash Medical Centre’s vascular and transplant unit in Melbourne, Australia. Dr. Chen is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCS), International College of Surgeons (FICS), and Academy of Medicine of Singapore (FAMS). Clinic Highlights * Anterior resection of the rectum * Biliary bypass * Colectomy * Endoscopy * Hernia repair * Oesophagectomy * Open surgery * Small bowel resection * Thyroidectomy * Total and subtotal gastrectomy * Upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy (diagnostic and therapeutic) * Appendicectomy * Cholecystectomy * Colectomies * Herniorrhaphy * Vascular surgery a.) Aortic aneurysm repair b.) Balloon angioplasty c.) Carotid endarterectomy d.) Infra-inguinal bypass surgery e.) Popliteal artery repair f.) Stenting and stent graft repair of aortic aneurysms g.) Sympathectomy h.) Video laparoscopic procedures

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