Assoc Prof Cheah Wei Keat
Chairman, Medical Board (NTFGH)
Head & Senior Consultant, General Surgery
Associate Professor Cheah is the Chairman of Medical Board, and Head and Senior Consultant, General Surgery, at the Ng Teng Fong General Hospital. He was previously the Head, Division of General Surgery at the National University Hospital (NUH). He graduated in Medicine in Australia and completed his fellowship in General Surgery at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He was subsequently elected to fellowship at the Academy of Medicine of Singapore and the American College of Surgeons. He completed his postgraduate general surgical training in Australia and his endocrine surgery fellowship in San Francisco, USA.
His main clinical and academic interest is in minimally invasive surgery and endocrine surgery. A/Prof Cheah has made progress in the development of laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery in Singapore and has presented more than 200 papers at national and international scientific meetings, and published widely in refereed journals. A/Prof Cheah is currently a Senior Consultant and Visiting Surgeon at the Department of Surgery, NUH, and Associate Professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. He is also a member of several professional societies in endocrine surgery and endo-laparoscopic surgery.