Dr Chan is a General Surgeon practicing in Gleneagles Medical Centre. He graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1986. He was admitted as a Fellow to the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) in June 1991 and completed his Masters in Medicine (Surgery) in August 1991 and FAMS from Academy of Medicine (Singapore) in June 1997. Dr Chan pursued his further training at Massachusetts General Hospital,USA; as a Clinical Fellow in the Department of Surgery. He also had his Surgery training at Lahey Clinic in Burlington Massachusetts, USA; Department of General Surgery in 1996 where he functioned as a Chief Resident in the Department.
On return from his training in America he was practicing as a surgeon at the Department of Surgery, Singapore General Hospital and the Department of Surgical Oncology at the National Cancer Centre.
Over and above the routine general surgical procedures, Dr Chan has a sub-specialty interest in minimally invasive surgery, oncology surgery (cancer surgery) of the gastro intestinal tract (aesophagus, stomach, colon an rectum and the pancreas), thyroid, and breast.
Dr Chan’s main interests are:
- Laparoscopic Surgery
- Cancer Surgery
- General Surgery
- Obesity Surgery
Dr Chan was the general surgeon that was involved in a medical relief mission to Sri Lanka following the aftermath of the tsunami in December 2004.