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Dr. Leo Kah Woon

Dr. Leo Kah WoonVerified

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Overview

Dr. Leo Kah Woon is a consultant plastic and reconstructive surgeon currently practicing at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre in Singapore. He offers a complete range of cosmetic surgical procedures for the face, breast, and body, including but not limited to face and neck lift, breast augmentation, liposuction, and rhinoplasty. He also offers reconstructive surgery, such as breast reconstruction, burns reconstruction, and gender reassignment surgery.

He completed his MBBS at the National University of Singapore, basic and advanced surgical training in general surgery at Singapore General Hospital, and fellowship in breast reconstruction, microvascular surgery, and aesthetic surgery at the University of Washington, USA. In 2004, he completed his Master of Medicine in Surgery and obtained membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MRCS). In 2010, he was conferred Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore (FAMS).

Prior to establishing his private practice, he served at Singapore General Hospital as a consultant plastic surgeon and at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital as a visiting consultant.

Dr. Leo is also actively involved in academic training, serving as an adjunct assistant professor at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School and examiner for the plastic surgery exit examination and examiner for the final MBBS surgical examination for the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.

Education
  • Bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery, National University of Singapore, 2001
Medical training
  • Fellowship in aesthetic medicine, University of Washington, 2010
  • Internship in general surgery, Singapore General Hospital, 2002
  • Residency in general surgery, Singapore General Hospital, 2009
Certifications
  • Joint Dental Faculties Royal College of Surgeons, 2005
  • Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 2010
Professional Memberships
  • Singapore Medical Council
  • Ministry of Health Singapore
  • Singapore Association of Plastic Surgeons
Languages spoken
  • Hokkien
  • Teochew
  • Bahasa Indonesia
  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Japanese
  • Cantonese
  • Chinese (Simplified)
Insurance
  • AIA
Affiliated Hospital
Clinics
The Chelsea Clinic Wheelock Place
The Chelsea Clinic Wheelock Place['Plastic surgery'] in Singapore
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Chelsea Clinic was established in 1999 and has since become one of Singapore’s largest groups of aesthetic and wellness clinics. Its success can be attributed to its unparalleled commitment to excellence. Its Singapore Quality Brands 2013/2014 award is a testament to its dedication to quality. Chelsea Clinic provides holistic treatment for a variety of conditions that affect the face, body, hair, eye area, and skin. Chelsea has several strategic locations throughout Singapore. * Wheelock Place: 501 Orchard Road, nearest MRT station is NS22. * China Central Square: #18 Cross Street, nearest MRT station is NE4 * Rochester: 35 Rochester Drive, nearest MRT station is Buona Vista MRT EW21/CC22 The clinic offers a variety of programs, such as V-shaped Look, Anti-pigmentation Program, Body Contouring, Hydra Boosters, and 360 Acne Clear Gold Toning. It also provides a wide variety of aesthetic treatments that include IPL, Laser, Liposonix, Carbon Laser Peel, Microdermabrasion, Hyaluronic Acid Fillers, Prodeep Laser, Thermage CPT, Ultherapy and Zeltiq Coolsculpting. Unlike many wellness clinics, Chelsea Clinic is managed and operated by medical professionals, such as: * Dr. Ewen Chee MBBS (London) GDFP Dermatology (Singapore) * Dr. Charlotte Kim Yung MBBS (Singapore), MMed (Family Medicine), MCFPS, Dip. FP Dermatology * Dr. Lee Tee Kit MB BCh BAO (Ireland)

Dr. Leo Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgery Clinic is one of Singapore’s most trusted clinics offering a wide range of plastic and reconstructive surgical procedures that aim to restore or improve function and appearance. Conveniently located at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, the clinic uses only modern technologies and clinically proven effective techniques and methods. Dr. Leo Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgery Clinic continued success is attributed to its Managing Director, Dr. Leo Kah Woon, a certified plastic surgeon accredited by the Ministry of Health of Singapore. A Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, he graduated from the University of Singapore where he obtained his MBBS degree. He also attended Singapore General Hospital where he completed his Basic Surgical Training in General Surgery as well as his Advanced Surgical Training at the Department of Plastic, Reconstructive, & Aesthetic Surgery. In 2009, Dr. Leo was awarded a scholarship by the Human Manpower Development Programme that allowed him to train under world renowned Dr. Peter Neligan for a year at the University of Washington in Seattle, United States. This training has greatly improved his skills and knowledge in microvascular surgery, breast reconstruction, and aesthetic surgery. Aside from his private practice, Dr. Leo is actively involved in medical humanitarian mission work. Lending his expertise and showing his commitment to bringing difference to the world, he joined medical missions in Yunnan, China, and Vietnam where he operated on under-privileged young children with cleft lip and palate deformities, as well as those who were suffering from severe burn injuries.

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