• About Singapore Medical

    A combination of many factors has led to the recent increase in popularity of medical travel; the high cost of healthcare in industrialized nations, the ease and affordability of international travel
    » read more

  • Leong Keng Hong Arthritis & Medical Clinic

    Dr Leong Keng Hong is a Consultant Rheumatologist at Gleneagles Medical Centre. He is active in research in various areas of Rheumatology including lupus, osteoporosis and arthritis.
    » read more

  • Chris Goh ENT Head Neck Surgery Pte Ltd

    Prof Christopher Goh is an ear, nose, throat (ENT) surgeon with about 20 years experience in the field. He provides specialised care for patients with nose and throat conditions through his advance surgical techniques.
    » read more

  • L L Cheong Skin & Laser Clinic

    Dr Cheong has been practicing dermatology for over a decade. Much of her time is focused on the surgical management of dermatological conditions and the practice of cosmetic dermatology.
    » read more

  • Ear Nose & Throat Centre C C Lau

    Dr Lau Chee Chong at Mount Elizabeth Centre treats both adults and children. His practice covers all areas -- diagnostic, surgical and medical -- of ENT, head and neck practice.
    » read more

  • Eye & Retina Surgeons

    To keep your eyes healthy as best as they can, Eye & Retina Surgeons brings together 8 of Singapore’s established ophthalmologists with over a century’s collective experience in providing quality eye care.
    » read more

New Feeds
Piles Treatment

Treatment is not usually needed for piles, unless they are causing suffering. They are treated in different ways depending on size and condition
Piles

Piles can be caused by ageing, pregnancy, squatting, constipation or even just sitting on the toilet bowl for extended periods.
Robotic Thyroidectomy

When Ms Tan (not her real name), a 36-year old administrative assistant, was diagnosed with a thyroid nodule(a fleshy lump) last year, the conventional option then was open surgery ...
Gynaecology
Haemorrhoids

Haemorrhoids, also known as piles, are symptomatic arteriovenous vessels in the anus and lower rectum. They can be classified into two categories: internal and external.
Angioplasty Suitability

Angioplasty is an invasive procedure and there are possible complications, although these are relatively infrequent. The risk depends on many individual factors which will be discussed with your cardiologist before ...
Athlete’s Heart

The term “Athlete’s Heart” is used to describe the changes that occur in the heart in order to adapt to the increased demands of training. This process of adaptation ...
Ear and Nose Throat Center
Types of Scars

Acne scars, pigmented scars on the legs, surgical scars and keloids are the most common types of scars.
Sudden Death Syndrome

There have been cases reported of healthy young athletes suffering cardiac arrest in the middle of a game or practice. This is likely to have been caused by unrecognised congenital ...
Common Gastrointestinal Diseases

Common gastrointestinal diseases include colonic polyps, colorectal cancer, ulcerative colitis and diverticulitis. What are their differences?
Ruth Kam Heart & Arrhythmia Clinic
Appendicitis

Appendicitis is believed to be due to blockage of the lumen of the appendix, usually by a lump of hard stools. The mucus produced by the lining of the appendix ...
Skin Cancer Examination

While it is common to have new moles when you are in your 20s and 30s, moles that start appearing in those who are in their 50s onwards should be ...
Good Colonic Health

Maintaining optimal health of the colon requires a holistic approach. No part of the body exists in a vacuum, and overall good health is required for all the body’s ...
Suffering from Acne Problem
Sinusitis

Sinuses are air cavities in the bony walls surrounding the nasal passages. Sinuses are drained and ventilated by small openings called ostia. Infection to these sinuses usually occurs with any ...
Chemotherapy and Side Effects

Chemotherapy involves destroying cancer cells by keeping the cells from further multiplying. Unfortunately, in the process of undergoing chemotherapy, healthy cells can also be affected, especially those that naturally should ...
Melanoma

Melanoma is an aggressive form of skin cancer that can invade nearby tissue and spread to other parts of the body. It develops in the cells that produce melanin – the ...
Load more
Sign up to our
Newsletter
Request an
Appointment
Click here
Featured Videos

Laparoscopic Adhesiolysis

Adhesions between left ovary and pelvic side wall are lysed to mobilise the ovary. Instruments used are 3 mm. in diameter

A case of RCA CTO

Technique of deep seating of catheter to deliver stent

Website maintained by Singapore Medical. All Rights Reserved.