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Dr Quan Wai Leong

MBBS, MRCP, FRCP, FAMS
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Gastroenterology and Hepatology, GI Endoscopy and Liver Centre @Royal Square

101 IRRAWADDY ROAD
ROYAL SQUARE
#15 - 01 Singapore 329565
Phone: 69090540
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About Dr Quan Wai Leong

Dr Quan is a Gastroenterologist and Interventional Endoscopist. He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the National University of Singapore in 1992 and received his Membership from the Royal Colleges of Physicians (MRCP UK) in 1998. He then furthered his advanced specialty training in Gastroenterology at Tan Tock Seng Hospital before spending 1 year in Hong Kong at Prince of Wales Hospital as a visiting scholar where he received his sub-specialty training in Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy, including luminal stent placement, ERCP and Cholangioscopy as well as Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS/FNA) and various Endoscopic Mucosal Resection technique (EMR/ESD).

Dr Quan has also obtained his Fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP Edin) and is currently a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS) in Gastroenterology. To continue his affiliation with the public sector, Dr Quan provides his service to Khoo Teck Puat and Tan Tock Seng Hospital as a visiting consultant in advanced therapeutic endoscopy including ERCP, Spyglass cholangioscopy and EUS.

As the Director of Endoscopy Centre at Tan Tock Seng Hospital from 2010 to 2017, Dr Quan established and coordinated the computerised simulation training service in endoscopy for the centre at the hospital. His passion in therapeutic endoscopy has motivated him to introduce the 1st SpyGlass cholangioscopy system in Singapore to treat large bile duct stones and manage difficult strictures. With this new technique, stones which were once challenging to remove without surgery can now be effectively tackled through the use endoscopy and Holmium Laser fragmentation.

Dr Quan has shared his experience both online and at various local and international workshops and conferences held in Malaysia, Indonesia, China and India. He believes in perpetual learning to better oneself in order to provide exceptional care for his patients.

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  • MBBS(S’pore)
  • MRCP(UK)
  • FRCP(Edin)
  • FAMS(Gastroenterology)

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Jingying Xi
2 Sep 2018 | Report

很专业的内窥镜消化科专家,解释得非常明确到位。作为医药界的同行,身在新加坡,一次看病的经历让我更加感受并体验到Dr.Quan极高的专业素养,很庆幸我在这里找到了很值得信任的消化科专家。

Grace Yao
5 Sep 2018 | Report

关伟良医生很专业,很和蔼可亲。除了有关胃部的检查,病人问别的医学问题,他也很耐心地回答解疑。整个团队的服务也很好。感谢朋友推荐关医生给我,感恩能遇到如此好的医生!

Yen Low
6 Sep 2018 | Report
Dr Quan is caring, friendly and professional. He makes patients and family members feel at ease. Dr Quan also explains well. More importantly, it is imperative to find a doctor with a heart for those under his care. Am pleased to say that Dr Quan is one such doctor. Cheers
Nancy Chua
7 Sep 2018 | Report

Dr Quan is a very caring and personable doctor who makes his patients and family members feel at ease. I felt safe in his good hands. I would highly recommend Dr Quan to anyone who would need his services.

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Getting Constipation Despite A Regular Diet: A Gastroenterologist Explains
Getting Constipation Despite A Regular Diet: A Gastroenterologist Explains

Constipation is such a common condition that to many people, it is a passing and temporary occurrence not to be worried about.

We know that diet is a major cause of constipation. By eating foods that aggravate the digestive system and compromise the digestion process, constipation is typically a symptom that follows.

However, many healthy eaters who pay attention to their daily diets have also experienced constipation.

A DoctorxDentist reader had constipation for two weeks in a row, despite taking a daily meal which includes green tea, low glycemic index bread, brown rice, and an assortment of fruits and vegetables to complement her lean food regimen.

Gastroenterologist Dr Quan Wai Leong discussed some possible causes of constipation people can have, even with a healthy diet. Here's what he had to share.

95 views 13 Apr 2019
Should You Include Endoscopy In Your Routine Health Screening? This Gastroenterologist Gives You The Low Down
Should You Include Endoscopy In Your Routine Health Screening? This Gastroenterologist Gives You The Low Down

Endoscopies are so comfortable,” said no one ever. For some reason, endoscopy gets such a bad rap! Many people believe that the endoscopic procedure is very painful and uncomfortable. 

In a bid to quell these misconceptions, Dr Quan Wai Leong, a veteran gastroenterologist was invited to host a DxD Session

He answered many questions reader questions and helped them gain a better understanding of endoscopy. Here's what you should know. 

374 views 22 Nov 2018
Ask Dr Quan Wai Leong: Endoscopy & Gallstones
Ask Dr Quan Wai Leong: Endoscopy & Gallstones

Endoscopy is a procedure where your doctor inserts a narrow flexible tube equipped with a camera through your mouth to examine your digestive tract. 

New advances in medical technologies allow endoscopists to do not only diagnostic procedures (identification and confirmation of disease situations) but also therapeutic (treatment of disease conditions such as removal of bile duct stones) endoscopies that would be minimally invasive and hence promote faster healing.

Join Dr Quan as he hosts a QnA session where he answers all your questions on endoscopy and gallstones. 

925 views 7 Aug 2018
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Besides loose stools due to gut sensitivity or special chronic inflammatory diseases, most diarrhoea is caused by ingestion of contaminated food or beverages. These contaminants can be pre-formed toxin, viruses, and at times pathogenic bacteria. The good news is acute onset diarrhoe...
17 Apr 2019
The turn around time is dependent on the nature of the tests required. If the tissue specimens are taken solely for the purpose of detecting Helicobacter pylori infection, the result should be ready within 24 hrs. For histological analysis using a microscope, a turn around time o...
14 Apr 2019
In general, healthy stomach lining is salmon pink to light orange in colour. In the presence of inflammation, specks of red spot may be appreciated. In severe inflammation with erosion, dark brown spots from altered blood may also be present. White patches, on the other hand, may...
11 Apr 2019
Food poisoning is an acute event which occur shortly after the ingestion of contaminated food or beverage. This can present with vomiting, fever, cramps or diarrhoea. What you have experienced sounded like a sensitive digestive system since your symptoms occur frequently with no specific relation w...
2 Apr 2019
Stomach discomfort after meal is a common complaint especially among people who consume larger portions of food in a relatively short time. Management for such discomfort may just be taking smaller portions each meal at a slower pace. At times, poor digestion due to upset intestinal...
4 Mar 2019
The burning sensation you experienced is commonly known as dyspepsia. Unless there is a preexisting condition or the food you took was really very spicy, it is unusual to experience long duration of discomfort after a meal. At times, gastric reflux may occur after meals and the burning sensatio...
31 Mar 2019
It is perhaps more accurate to say that surgery is currently the recommended option for symptomatic gallstone disease especially if the surgical risk is deemed to be low or minimal. This option is also believed to be the most definitive treatment so far. In the event when the sur...
20 Feb 2019
Depending on the nature of the surgery and pre-existing conditions of the individual, the recovery period can be within a few days to more than a week. Assuming a minimally invasive surgery is done electively without any immediate complication, most patients are fit for discharge...
8 Feb 2019
At your age, it is highly unlikely that the lump you felt is a rectal polyp or growth. From your description, I think you may be having a thrombosed piles which can remain painful for sometime. Simple piles treatment from your family doctor may help with the condition. Howe...
5 Feb 2019
Liver cysts are common incidental findings on routine ultrasound scan of the abdomen. In general, small and simple liver cysts are benign and need no intervention. In fact, such cysts are also commonly found in the kidneys and occasionally in the pancreas. If your mom's liver fu...
29 Jan 2019
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CA19-9 is a tumour marker for digestive tract related cancers; specifically for cancers of the pancreas and biliary system. Having said that, an elevated tumour marker does not necessary mean the presence of cancer, especially if it is just marginally raised. Since your CA19-9 ...
14 Aug 2018
Fatty liver is a very common condition seen in Singapore. Although fatty liver tends to develop in people who drink regularly or who are overweight, it can happen to anyone regardless of body mass. We now know that this seemingly benign condition may result in chronic liver inflamma...
3 Aug 2018
The elevation of the liver enzymes can suggest a few possibilities. The commonest cause of liver enzyme elevation of this magnitude is fatty liver which can be picked up most times by doing a simple ultrasound scan of her liver. Patients with fatty liver may also have concurren...
26 Jul 2018
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