Finding the Best Plastic Surgeon (Cosmetic Surgeon) in Singapore - Updated for 2017 / 2018

Are you looking for the best plastic surgeon for your plastic surgery in Singapore? 
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Plastic Surgery Singapore - Google Search

3 Steps to find a good plastic surgeon in Singapore
#1. Research and Google “Plastic surgeons in Singapore”

You will get a list of search results and the top ones and the ones on the right column are advertisements. Bear in mind that the plastic surgeon's high ranking on page 1 and visible advertisements on Google may not be truly reflective of the surgeon's skills, experience and also how 'safe' is the surgeon. 
The plastic surgery clinic's ranking and visibility depends on their Google Adwords advertising, Google's search engine algorithms and also can be manipulated by some SEO (search engine optimisation) professionals and tools.

So, how do you shortlist the few? 
I suggest you go through all the links on page 1 and shortlist a few plastic surgeons. Call up the centers and make your enquiries. Filter out those that are not able to provide you with the right information. A poorly trained staff tends to be a reflection of the centre as well. Do understand that a plastic surgery procedure requires team effort and poor support and management is a potential risk factor to the surgical procedure itself.

Next, you Google again the prospective plastic surgeon’s name and the centre; and add in the keywords ‘forum’ or ‘reviews’ to see what other people have to say about them. If you know a friend or relative who has an operation done before, make sure that you talk to him or her. However, make sure she is a trusted friend. Some centres or surgeons do offer commission scheme or ‘patient get patient’ referral scheme. Therefore, do not just rely on information provided by a single person. Do your research thoroughly. A surgery is a surgery. Mistakes do happen.

Next, search for their centre or clinic on Google Place, FourSquare or their Facebook Page. Check the reviews. Also, check with 'trusted' friends who have done the procedure that you are planning to go for.

In summary, you need to rely on your own online and offline research as well. Feedbacks from other doctors and patients need to be incorporated. It's also important to take into consideration ‘where’ the actual visit is, as the management of the hospital or the clinic plays an important role to provide crucial support to the practicing plastic surgeon.


#2. Go to the Singapore Medical Council website and check if your plastic surgeon is on the specialist register and accredited by the Specialist Accreditation Board.

This is an important step for you to find out. Make sure that the Singapore plastic surgeon that you choose actually is a Singapore licensed surgeon. There have been cases where people searching for a bargain were accidentally killed by unlicensed Singapore plastic surgery practitioners who used the wrong tools, the wrong chemicals, and the wrong methods to get results.


#3. Do not go to a beautician for cosmetic surgeries.

Although this is a given, the obsession to look beautiful may make you susceptible to unscrupulous cosmetic practitioners. A surgery has to be done by a surgeon, period. Not a beautician and not even a general practitioner. A plastic surgeon may refuse your wish for safety reasons. I suggest you follow the surgeons’ advice and move on to non-surgical methods.

After all the research and you are still not sure and comfortable, my advice is to postpone the decision. A cosmetic surgery procedure is not a medical emergency. So, don't get too worried about it and decide when the time is right. Do not get pressured into doing it as well. Another important point is not to use price as the major decision factor. You are not buying a hand bag. This is a 'surgery' and a 'cheap' surgery is something that you rather not do.

The healthiest way to look and feel good is to exercise more, switch to a healthier diet, cut down your stress and have enough water and sleep.

Plastic Surgeons by Major Hospitals in Singapore

Here is a list of plastic surgeons and plastic surgery clinics/centers organised by hospital and center for your easy reference...

Department of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital
Contact for Enquiry | Telephone contact number (no.):
+65 6321 4377, 63264600 (Appt), 6326 6400

Assoc. Prof. Tan Bien Keem
Sub-specialty: Reconstructive Microsurgery, Lymphedema, Aesthetic

Prof. Lee Seng Teik
Sub-specialty: Congenital Abnormalities

Assoc. Prof. Foo Chee Liam
Sub-specialty: Cranio-maxillofacial Surgery, Aesthetic

Prof. Tan Kok Chai
Sub-specialty: Reconstructive Microsurgery, Aesthetic

Update: Dr. Ng Siew Weng (left the Singapore General Hospital since April 2015 and started his private clinic at Farrer Park Medical Centre - please refer below for clinic details)
Sub-specialty: Reconstructive Microsurgery, Aesthetic Surgery, Burns, Lymphedema


Dr. Ong Yee Siang
Sub-specialty: Reconstructive Microsurgery, Aesthetic, Burns

Dr. Mohamed Zulfikar Rasheed
Sub-specialty: Reconstructive Microsurgery, Aesthetic

Dr. Karen Sng Wei Ee, Visiting Consultant | Sub-specialty: Cleft & Craniofacial Surgery, Aesthetic Surgery

Dr. Wong Chin Ho, Visiting Consultant | Sub-specialty: Reconstructive Microsurgery, Aesthetic, Burns


Division of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Department of Surgery, National University Hospital (NUH)
Address: Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119704
Tel. : 6772 2022

A/Prof Lim Thiam-Chye
Dr Ong Wei Chen
Dr Jane Lim
Dr Lee Shu-Jin 


Plastic Surgeons at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre

Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, 3 Mount Elizabeth, 228510 Singapore
Hospital Main Line: +65 6737 2666
Appointment & Medical Enquiry: +65 6250 0000

Dr Erik Sze-Wee ANG. Suite 1208. Telephone contact no. : (65) 6836 8238
Dr Leo Kah Woon. #06-10. Telephone contact no.: (65) 67333895
Dr Chi-Chin CHAN. #08-09. Telephone contact no.: (65) 6734 5653
Dr Jun Jin CHUA, #03-05. Telephone contact no. : (65) 62353235
Dr Harry Wing-Sang FOK. #14 16. Telephone contact no. : (65) 6732 8682
Dr Andrew KM KHOO. #13-08. Telephone contact no. : (65) 6733 3712
Dr Choong-Lieng YEAP. #14 13. Telephone contact no. : (65) 6734 0061/6734 0062



Plastic Surgeons at Gleneagles Hospital Singapore

Dr Wong Saw Yeen
Wong's Plastic Surgery Centre, 6 Napier Road,
#07-13, Gleneagles Medical Centre , Singapore 258499
Tel: +65 6479 7173

Dr Marco Faria Correa
Plastic surgery Pte Ltd, #10-05, Gleneagles Medical Centre. 6 Napier Road, 
Singapore 258499

Dr Leslie BK KUEK
#03-04, Gleneagles Medical Centre, 6 Napier Road. Singapore 258499
Tel. : +65 6472 2972

Dr Chee-Seng SEAH
Suite 08 11/12, Gleneagles Medical Centre, 6 Napier Road, Singapore 258499
Tel. : +65 6472 1221


Plastic Surgeons at KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Singapore

Dr Yong Chen POR.
Department of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery
Level 2, Children’s Tower, KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital
100, Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 229899. Tel. 6294 4050

Dr Vincent KL YEOW. Department of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery.
Level 2, Children's Tower, KK Women's & Children's Hospital
100, Bukit timah Road, Singapore 229899. Tel. : 6394 1511


Plastic Surgeons at other centers in Singapore

Dr. Ng Siew Weng
SWENG Plastic Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery
1 Farrer Park Station Road, #16-08 to 10 Connexion, Singapore 217562
Telephone Contact No. : +65 6600 6868

Dr Colin Song
Clinic: Cape Plastic Surgery Pte Ltd
Address: Mt Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre,
#10-31, 38 Irrawaddy road, Singapore 329563
Telephone Contact No. : + 65 6339 9242

Dr Ying Chien Tan.
The Sloane Clinic Plastic Surgery Centre
Address: 10 Sinaran Drive. #08-35 Novena Medical Center
Singapore 307506.
Telephone Contact No. : +65 63976848

Dr Andrew George TAY.
Novena Medical Center
Address: 10 Sinaran Drive #11-33, Singapore 307506
Telephone contact number. : (65) 6397 6618

Dr Martin HS HUANG.
290 Orchard Road #20-01, Paragon, Singapore 238859
Tel. : 6510 1954

Dr Keng-Chok CHUA.
Lucky Plaza, #06-41, Orchard Road, Singapore 238863
Tel. : 6235 9396

Dr Marco Faria CORREA (also has a clinic in Gleneagles Hospital - refer to clinic details above)
East shore Medical centre, 319 Joo Chiat Place, #02-07. Singapore 427989
Tel. : 6464 8075

A/Prof Poh-Him FONG.
Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Level 1, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 398433
Tel. : 6251 2501

Dr Soo-Wan HONG.
820 Thomson Road, #02 21 Medical Centre A, Mt Alvernia Hospital. Singapore 574623
Tel. : 6352 9512

Adjunct A/Prof Ivor Jiun-LIM.
1 Orchard Boulevard #12-01/02, Camden Medical Centre. Singapore 248649
Tel. : 6887 3852

Dr Rexon CK NGIM.
10 Chun Tin Road, Singapore 599597
Tel. : 6463 0746

Dr Rajaratnam SUNDARASON.
Plastic Surgery and Hair Clinic, 402 Orchard Road #04-27.
The Delfi Orchard, Singapore 238876.
Tel. : 6235 9658

Prof Walter Tan Tiang Lee.
Plastic and cosmetic surgeon at Raffles Hospital Singapore
585 North Bridge Road #11-00, Singapore 188770
Tel. : 6311-1663

Dr Colin Hsien-Jen THAM.
304, Orchard Road, #05-06, Lucky Plaza, Singapore 238863
Tel. : 6235 7888/ 6235 9325

Marcus TC WONG.
Aesthetic Surgery. Department of General Surgery,
Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433
Tel. : 6256 6011

Dr Woffles TL WU.
Camden Medical Centre, #09-02, One Orchard Boulevard, Singapore 249615
Tel. : 6733 9771
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Plastic Surgeons By Years of Experience

The following is a list of plastic surgeons in Singapore arranged by their 'years of experience' based on the year that they have graduated from their medical schools. Therefore the ‘Years of Experience” are based on the years of experience after they achieved their basic medical degree (post medical degree, including the years as a plastic surgeon).

For example, Dr Erik Ang; graduated from with MBBS (NUS) in 1989. Therefore, his ‘years of experience’ will be 25+ years (post-medical degree).

More than 31 years
24 to 31 years
Less than 23 years

Plastic Surgeons in SingaporeYears of Experience
Sundarason Rajaratnam60+
Wong Kum Leng55+
Lee Seng Teik52+
Wong Saw Yeen48+
Chan Chi Chin47+
Chua Keng Chok46+
Walter Tan Tiang Lee44+
Foo Chee Liam43+
Yeap Choong Lieng41+
Tan Kok Chai41+
Fong Poh Him41+
Ngim Chin Kong Rexon40+
Marco Aurelio Faria-Correa39+
Harry Fok Wing Sang38+
Colin Song37+
Leslie Kuek Bak Kim35+
Lim Thiam Chye34+
Seah Chee Seng34+
Martin Huang Hsiang Shui31+
Hong Soo Wan30+
Khoo Kian Ming Andrew29+
Lim Jane29+
Vincent Yeow Kok Leng28+
Tan Bien Keem27+
Erik Ang Sze Wee26+
Chua Jun Jin26+
Tay Andrew George26+
Ng Siew Weng26+
Tham Hsien Jen, Colin24+
Ivor Lim Jiun24+
Karen Sng Wei-Ee21+
Cheong Ee Cherk20+
Tan Ying Chien19+
Marcus Wong Thien Chong20+
Lee Shu Jin19+
Ong Wei Chen19+
Ong Yee Siang19+
Woo Kok Yen Evan Lee18+
Por Yong Chen18+
Shenthilkumar S/O Sritharan Naidu18+
Chong Si Jack16+
Wong Chin Ho16+
Joethy Janna Vale15+
Leo Kah Woon15+
Mohamed Zulfikar Rasheed15+
Christopher Chui Hoe Kong15+
Terence Goh Lin Hon15+
Matthew Yeo Sze Wei14+
Chew Khong Yik14+
Timothy Shim Weng Hoh Timothy13+
Gale Lim Jue Shuang13+
Yap Yan Lin13+

Bear in mind that the plastic surgeon's 'years of experience' alone may not be truly reflective of the surgeon's skills and also how 'safe' is the surgeon. You will still need to merge other information that you have gathered from reliable sources in order to come to a decision. If you still have some doubt, it's better to delay the decision and make a better informed decision later then to make a wrong choice.


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