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Dr. Wong Nan-Yaw

Dr. Wong Nan-YawVerified

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Dr. Wong graduated with a medical degree from the National University of Singapore in 1993. In 1998, he obtained a Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh. After spending a year of training at the Bradford Royal Infirmary in the United Kingdom, he obtained a specialist accreditation with the Singapore Medical Council in 2003.

Dr. Wong has a special interest in colorectal surgery, which is why in 2005, he trained in minimally invasive (laparoscopic) colorectal surgery at the Weill-Cornell Medical College in New York.

With an impressive medical education and more than two decades of experience under his belt, Dr. Wong decided to enter into private practice in 2008. He established the NY Wong Surgery at Mount Elizabeth Medical Center in Singapore.

Together with his highly skilled medical team, Dr. Wong strives to provide every patient with an easy access to high-quality healthcare. He uses state-of-the-art diagnostic and surgical equipment to provide an accurate diagnosis of the patient’s condition. He then provides treatment using the most advanced surgical equipment available to minimise damage to surrounding tissue and hasten the recovery process. Doing so enables every patient to spend less time recovering and more time living a healthy life.

  • Bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery, National University of Singapore, 1993
Medical training
  • Internship in internal medicine, Alexandra Hospital, 1994
  • Residency in general surgery, National University of Singapore, 2001
  • Fellowship in colorectal surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, 2005
  • Residency in colorectal surgery, Singapore General Hospital, 2004
  • Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 2008
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 1999
Professional Memberships
  • Singapore Medical Association
  • Society of Colorectal Surgeons of Singapore
Languages spoken
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • Hokkien
  • English
Affiliated Hospital
NY Wong Surgery
NY Wong Surgery['General surgery', 'Colorectal surgery'] in Singapore
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NY Wong Surgery is located at Mount Elizabeth Medical Center, which is just a 4-minute walk from bus stop B09048, or a 5-minute walk from Orchard MRT Station (NS22). As a part of a premier, tertiary hospital, the clinic has access to the latest equipment and technologies used in the diagnosis and treatment of colorectal disorders. World-renowned colorectal surgeon Dr. Wong Nan-Yaw is at the helms of NY Wong Surgery. He obtained his medical degree from the National University of Singapore in 1993 and completed his fellowship training at the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in 1998, with a sub-specialty in colorectal surgery. He then continued his training at the Department of Colorectal Surgery at Singapore General Hospital. In 2008, Dr. Wong began his private practice at Mount Elizabeth Medical Center, focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of colorectal diseases, such as colorectal cancer. Together with his medical team, he takes advantage of the latest technologies, such as minimally invasive (laparoscopic) colorectal surgery, to continuously deliver better patient outcomes. Apart from performing colorectal surgical procedures, Dr. Wong is also well experienced in the surgical treatment of gallstones and abdominal hernias. Dr. Wong is a member of the Society of Colorectal Surgeons (Singapore) and a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine (Singapore). As a recognised expert in his field, he provides lectures at various seminars and conferences in the region and in the United States.

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