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Dr Wong Nan Yaw
MBBS (S’pore), FRCS (Edin), FAMS (General Surgery)
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NY Wong Surgery

Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
3 Mount Elizabeth, #09-02
Singapore 228510

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Dr Wong is a certified specialist colorectal and general surgeon. He obtained his basic medical degree from the National University of Singapore Faculty of Medicine in 1993. Since graduation, he has worked and trained in the largest and busiest Tertiary Hospitals in Singapore, including National University Hospital and Singapore General Hospital.

He obtained his Fellowship with the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in 1999, and was accepted in the internationally renowned Department of Colorectal Surgery in Singapore General Hospital as a surgical trainee. He was granted two overseas training awards : one in the United Kingdom at the busy Royal Infirmary in Yorkshire, and another at the Weill-Cornell Medical College in New York, USA. He qualified as a fully trained laparoscopic colorectal surgeon in 2003.

Dr Wong’s specialist interest is in colorectal cancers. Beyond colonoscopy screening for early colorectal cancer, he also performs Minimally Invasive Surgery for excellent surgical outcome. He offers the latest and most advanced techniques in management of benign colorectal diseases like haemorrhoids and fistulae. He also performs standard general surgical operations like laparoscopic gallbladder and hernia surgery.

Dr Wong is also a faculty member of the Asian Endosurgery Task Force, where he helps train the next generation of laparoscopic surgeons.

Dr Wong is based at Mount Elizabeth Medical Center in Orchard Road. He is also accredited in Mount Elizabeth Hospital at Novena, Mount Alvernia Hospital and various other Day Surgery Facilities.

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He took such wonderful care and explaining things carefully to ensure that I understood the procedure. He is smart and kind. What a great combination of attributes to have!

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Dr Wong is a caring, attentive and experienced doctor. He has been looking after me since I was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2013. I have been following Dr Wong's advice and been in remission ever since. I'm glad that I chose to see a private practice doctor rather than waiting...
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Last year my aunt was diagnosed with colon cancer. She was told to wait more than a month for her appointment at a local hospital. On a friend's recommendation, we went to see Dr Wong at Mount Elizabeth Orchard. Dr Wong is truly a knowledgeable and caring doctor. We made the righ...
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Dr. Wong is an excellent colorectal surgeon whose main priority is making sure his patients are comfortable and get the best treatment he can offer. I visited his clinic for gastrocopy and colonoscopy scans. The results turn out that I have hermorrhoids. Gosh, I have heard enough st...
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Colon Cancer Is Not Just For Old People! Here's What Millennials And Gen-Xers Need To Know

People normally associate colorectal cancers with older people. This is true to a certain degree. 80% of newly diagnosed colorectal cancers are in the above 70 age group. These are what surgeons call sporadic cancers.

For young people in their 30s and 40s, getting struck with colorectal cancer is simply shocking. At the prime of their lives and at the peak of their careers, they are diagnosed with a potentially fatal disease.

I wrote this article to help shed some light on colorectal cancers in young people. I want to explain the cause and characteristics of this cancer, and what you can do to detect the cancer early.

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Ask Dr Wong Nan Yaw: Colon Cancer

In Singapore, colon cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women. Did you know that 3 in 100 Singaporeans will develop colorectal cancer in their lifetime?

Unfortunately, many people harbour misconceptions about this dangerous disease. These misconceptions can keep people from accessing the preventive care and treatment they might need.

Join Dr Wong Nan Yaw, an experienced colorectal surgeon as he hosts a QnA where he answers all your questions on colon cancer. 

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Meet The Expert: Dr Wong Nan-Yaw

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Meet Dr Wong Nan-Yaw, an experienced colorectal surgeon who has a deep passion in helping people through their cancer journeys. 

He dubs colorectal cancer as the emperor of diseases because it's a silent killer. He explains that the colon is a capacious organ, so it can accommodate a lot of 'things', even big 'things'. 

Watch the video to find out more about colon cancer, its symptoms, and how Dr Wong's training helps him to nurse his patients back to good health. 

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Colon cancer surgery is complex and requires a team of specialists, nurses and specialised equipment. The average number of days in hospital is 7-10 days after the operation. As the cost depends on the complexity of the case and the technique used, it is difficult to quote a numb...
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There are 2 types of colostomy : temporary and permanent. During colorectal cancer surgery, the segment of bowel containing the cancer is removed and healthy bowels are joined back together to form a joint, or what surgeons call an anastomosis. For cancers that are near the an...
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Change in stool caliber and consistency can be due to a narrowing in the anus or rectum. Patients who had haemorrhoid surgery done may develop narrowing of the anus and pass narrow caliber stools. The most sinister cause would be a narrowing of the rectum or descending colon due ...
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Anal fissures are classified into acute or chronic. Acute fissure (lasting 8-12 weeks) may be treated conservatively with stool softeners, sitz bath and analgesics. Chronic fissures (more than 3 months) are more stubborn and difficult to heal. Treatment is surgical division of th...
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