Dr Low was a former Consultant Surgeon at Changi General Hospital and has been in private practice for several years. He specializes in Breast Diseases, and is expert in ultrasound guided surgery and mammotomy. He has vast experience in breast conservation and minimizing the cosmetic effects of breast surgery, and is well-known for the treatment of breast cancers.Dr Low Sze Chuan was a recipient of the Local Merit Scholarship (Medicine) in 1978, obtaining his MBBS at the National University of Singapore in 1983. After attaining his fellowship in General Surgery (FRCS Edinburgh 1988), he received the HMDP Scholarship (Ministry of Health, Singapore) for training in Breast Surgery at the Professorial Unit of Surgery in City Hospital, Nottingham, UK, 1991-1992. During that time, Dr Low was awarded the Alan Edwards Prize for the Best Paper at the 43rd Meeting of the British Association of Surgical Oncology in London, UK (November 1991).
Dr Low has since been involved in managing breast disease at the national level, and was a member of the Singapore Breast Screening Project and Singapore Breast Cancer Registry planning committees. He was Senior Consultant and Head of the Breast Service at Changi General Hospital till 2001. Since 2001, Dr Low has been in private practice dealing solely in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of breast disease, including breast cancer.