Adj Asst Prof Mark Wong pioneered robotic and laparoscopic techniques in pelvic floor surgery at SGH and performed the first successful sacral neuromodulation (SNS) implant for incontinence in SGH. As such, he is a highly accomplished surgeon, well versed in laparoscopic and robotic surgery for both cancer and benign disorders, proctology, advanced therapeutic endoscopy and functional bowel disorders such as constipation and incontinence. Today, he remains a visiting consultant to the KK Women and Childrens‘ Hospital Singapore.
Throughout his career, Adj Asst Prof Mark Wong has worked with colorectal surgeons throughout Europe, USA and Asia, gaining a global perspective in treating patients. He is highly sought after as an opinion leader in the field of minimally invasive (laparoscopic and robotic) colorectal surgery and pelvic floor surgery, having been invited to lecture at numerous local, regional and international colorectal conferences. He has also mentored and trained international fellows in colorectal surgery from all across Southeast Asia, including Bangladesh, Myanmar, the Philippines and Vietnam.
In recognition of his contributions to teaching, he was appointed Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School and Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. He was Core Faculty of the Singhealth General Surgery Residency Program and has been instrumental in maintaining the high standards in surgical education. He served as Honorary Secretary of the Society of Colorectal Surgeons of Singapore in the past. He is currently a member of the European Society of Coloproctology, the Society of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Society of Asia, Society of Colorectal Surgeons of Singapore and the Singapore Continence Society.