Speciality

Paediatric Surgery

Gender

Male

Qualifications

MBBS (Singapore), MRCS (Glasgow), FAMS (Paediatric Surgery) (Singapore)

Languages Spoken

English, Mandarin

Profile
Dr. Wong is a paediatric surgeon who specializes in gastrointestinal, genitourinary tract and chest conditions of newborn babies, children and adolescents. His main interest is in minimal access surgery. After graduating from the National University of Singapore (NUS), Dr. Wong obtained his membership of the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons (Glasgow) in Surgery. He then completed his specialist training in Paediatric Surgery at National University Hospital (NUH) and was accredited with the Specialist Accreditation Board and Ministry of Health, Singapore. He received a Long Service Award from NUH.

He undertook a clinical fellowship at the King’s College Hospital, United Kingdom (UK), which is an acute care trauma centre, tertiary hospital for patients with liver and biliary disease, and regional referral centre for tongue tie. He spent a second year at Great Ormond Street Hospital, UK, and was involved in managing surgical conditions in this multidisciplinary quaternary care hospital dedicated solely to neonates and paediatrics. Being a member of the British Association of Paediatric Endoscopic Surgeons (BAPES), a not-for-profit organisation established to improve paediatric minimally invasive surgery, he was awarded the BAPES Travelling Fellowship in 2018 to further advance his expertise at acclaimed high volume centres. He was a recipient of the BAPES Advanced Minimal Access Scholarship in Paediatric Surgery and Urology in 2019. As part of the European Paediatric Surgeons’ Association and British Association of Paediatric Surgeons, he presented at their annual congresses.

Besides clinical work, Dr. Wong was involved in research and education. He has published in peer-reviewed international journals and was a clinical tutor and examiner at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS. As a father, he understands the challenges of parenting, especially when children fall sick. He loves to spend time with his wife and sons because their laughter brings joy and peace to the family. He strives to provide personalized care for his patients and the best outcome for them.

Conditions treated:

  • Acute / Emergency for example, Cuts, Tummy pain, Vomiting, Constipation, Scrotal pain, Painful urination, Infected lumps, etc.

  • Feeding tract related for example, Tongue tie, Umbilical, Groin or Scrotal lumps, Jaundice, Tummy mass, Congenital abnormalities of the feeding tract, etc.

  • Urinary tract related for example, Tight foreskin, Non-palpable testis, Dilated or obstructed urinary tract, Abnormality of the genitals, Umbilical lump or discharge, etc.

  • Of the Chest: Pain, Infection, Congenital airway or lung malformations, Abnormalities of the diaphragm (congenital or acquired), etc.


For more details, please visit www.childsurgery.sg

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