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Dr. Saw Huat Seong

Dr. Saw Huat SeongVerified

Doctor in Singapore


Dr. Saw Huat Seong’s medical career started following his graduation from the University of Malaya where he obtained his MBBS degree. He completed his post-graduate studies in Australia, London, and New York. He then served as resident surgical officer at Brompton Hospital and The Hospital for Sick Children in London. He was also a Clinical Fellow in cardiovascular surgery and teaching assistant at New York University Medical Centre (United States).

Upon his return to Malaysia, he served as professor and the head of University of Malaya’s department of surgery. He then moved to Singapore where he was appointed adjunct professor and the first head of cardiothoracic surgery at the National University of Singapore. Highly respected in his field, Dr. Saw had sat on several hospital medical advisory committees and chaired the Gleneagles Hospital Medical Advisory Board and the Specialty Board of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery of Singapore Academy of Medicine. He is instrumental in getting Mount Elizabeth Hospital to set up its tissue committee. His effort has resulted in the Ministry of Health requiring all hospitals in Singapore to have their own tissue committee.

  • Bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery, University of Malaya, 1969
Medical training
  • Residency in general surgery, Kuala Lumpur Hospital, 1974
  • Fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery, University of Malaya, 1980
  • Residency in general surgery, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, 1975
  • Internship in internal medicine, Kuala Lumpur Hospital, 1970
  • Fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery, National University of Singapore, 1998
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 1974
  • American College of Cardiology, 1987
Professional Memberships
  • ASEAN Federation of Cardiology Congress
  • Malaysian Medical Association
  • Singapore Cardiac Society
  • Singapore Medical Council
Languages spoken
  • Bahasa Melayu
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • English
  • Bahasa Indonesia
Affiliated Hospital
    Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Dr H S Saw Clinic / The Heart, Lung & Vascular Surgical Centre
Dr H S Saw Clinic / The Heart, Lung & Vascular Surgical Centre['General surgery', 'Vascular surgery', 'Cardiothoracic surgery'] in Singapore
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The Heart, Lung, and Vascular Surgical Centre is a private, world-class medical facility conveniently located at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre. Using advanced medical equipment and innovative technologies, it offers a full range of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as well as holistic management services for patients with cardiac, lung, and vascular conditions. It aims to deliver the highest level of medical and surgical care, so patients are able to recover from their disease and live a healthy, more productive life. Among the procedures it offers include coronary artery bypass surgery, vascular surgery, aortic valve replacement, mitral valve repair, valvular open-heart surgery, and endovascular aortic stenting. The center is helmed by Dr. Saw Huat Seong, a consultant cardiothoracic surgeon with over 30 years of experience. He completed his MBBS degree from the University of Malaya and his post-graduate studies in Australia, London, and New York. He is committed to patient education and provides each patient with complete information about their condition and available treatment methods to help them make well-informed decisions about their health.

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Language Spoken: English
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Language Spoken: Chinese (Simplified) ,Hokkien ,Mandarin ,English ,Tamil ,Malay ,Bahasa Indonesia ,Bahasa Melayu ,Cantonese
Specialities: Clinic
Language Spoken: Chinese (Simplified) ,Teochew ,Cantonese ,English ,Hokkien ,Mandarin
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