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Dr. Wong Jen San Dr. Wong Jen San
Dr. Wong Jen San

Dr. Wong Jen San

SpecialIty

  • General Surgery

language

  • Malay
  • Mandarin
  • English

Fellowship and accreditation

  • MB ChB (U of Leicester, United Kingdom) 1998
  • M Med (Surg) (NUS, Singapore) 2004
  • FRCSEd (Gen Surg) (RCS, Edinburgh, United Kingdom) 2008
  • MSc (by research) (NUS, Singapore) 2008
  • FAMS (Academy of Medicine, Singapore) 2009

Profile

Dr Wong Jen San is a general surgeon at Mount Elizabeth Hospitals, Singapore. He specialises in gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary-pancreatic (liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile duct) conditions and liver transplantation.

Dr Wong obtained his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Leicester in 1998 and received his early surgical training in the UK. He subsequently completed his advanced specialty training in general surgery at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH) in 2008, obtaining the fellowships of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons in Edinburgh and the Academy of Medicine, Singapore in general surgery.

He underwent further training in advanced hepatobiliary surgery and liver transplantation during his Health Manpower Development Plan clinical fellowship in living donor liver transplantation in Japan under Professors Shinji Uemoto at Kyoto University Hospital and Yukihiro Inomata at Kumamoto University Hospital.

Dr Wong is a visiting consultant in the liver transplant programme at SGH and was involved in the earliest successful split liver transplant at SGH and the earliest combined heart-liver transplant in Asia in 2009. He is also one of the earliest surgeons to perform robotic liver and pancreas surgeries in SGH. During his time at SGH, Dr Wong was involved in various research projects in hepatopancreaticobiliary disease with a particular interest in colorectal cancer liver metastases and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).