MBBS (London), MRCS (England), MMed (Surgery), FAMS (Plastic Surgery)
ProfileDr Chia Hui Ling is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Thomson Breast Centre and Thomson Surgery Centre. Prior to private practice, she served in Singapore Health Services and was the recipient of the SingHealth 10-Year Long Service Award. During her ten-year tenure, she received many accolades, including Service from The Heart, Best Registrar and Best Medical Officer awards, reflecting her clinical excellence and her dedication to her patients. Dr Chia has special interests in cosmetic surgery, breast reconstruction, paediatric plastic surgery and postnatal rejuvenation.
Dr Chia’s surgical experience spans across UK, Singapore and Korea, including prestigious fellowship awards in Seoul National University Hospital (SNUH), Korea (JW Lee Centre for Global Medicine Fellowship Award in Plastic Surgery) and in the UK (AO Craniomaxillofacial Fellowship Award). She also published widely in scientific journals and in book chapters in the field of plastic surgery.
As a plastic surgeon with Smile Asia, Dr Chia joins this global alliance of charities to treat facial deformities through surgical missions and education. Dr Chia co-founded Breast Reconstruction Awareness Singapore (BRAS), a non-profit society established from her passion to support breast cancer survivors on their reconstructive journey and to raise public awareness in breast reconstruction.
Married to an avid gardener, who is also a plastic surgeon, they have 2 children, who join in with their botanical and surgical banter daily. Dr Chia enjoys yoga, botanical illustration and cooking for family and friends.