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8 Dermatologist Clinics in Singapore for Your Skin Concerns (2020)

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Our editorial team is writing this post because "dermatologist clinic in Singapore" is one of the most Googled terms, receiving well over 3700 searches each month — so we figured that we'd just help everyone else out at once.

We receive many skin-related questions every day; our Skin, Hair & Nails section is one of our most popular sections, with more than 1.6 million views! We also receive daily requests for information on treatments for skin diseases

If you want to find out more about choosing a dermatologist in Singapore, this guide is for you

Note: This list is strictly not in any particular order.

1. National Skin Centre (NSC)

Dermatologist Singapore National Skin Centre

Dermatologists:

  • Dr Steven Thng
  • Dr Melissa Tan Wee Ping
  • Dr Roy Chan
  • Dr Leow Yung Hian
  • Dr Martin Chio
  • Dr Chong Wei Sheng
  • and many more

Address: 1 Mandalay Rd, Singapore 308205

Phone6253 4455

Opening hours:

  • 8am  5pm (Mon  Fri)
  • Closed on Sat/Sun/PH

You can request to see a dermatologist privately at the NSC. Even if you go as a new patient via a polyclinic referral, rest assured that a consultant will still be seeing you on your first visit. We'd suggest the former method though, for shorter waiting times and the ability to choose your consultant and have follow-up visits with the same consultant.

Our team has only good things to say about Dr Steven Thng, if you're fortunate enough to book in with him (he's usually terribly busy). He's one of the cheeriest and friendliest doctors around.

We are also huge fans of Dr Melissa Tan Wee Ping, if you ever need any laser or cosmetic procedures at the NSC. She's super skilful and sweet in person. We've recommended many of our friends to see her.

Dr Roy Chan, Dr Leow Yung Hian, Dr Martin Chio, Dr Chong Wei Sheng are all amazing too. To be honest, there are too many great consultants at the NSC to name all of them here.

2. The Skin Specialists and Laser Clinic

Dr Colin Theng

Dermatologists:

  • Dr Colin Theng
  • Dr Mark Tang

Address: 820 Thomson Road, Mount Alvernia Medical Centre D, #07-61, Singapore 574623

Phone: 6262 6298

Opening hours: 

  • 8.30am – 5.30pm (Mon – Fri)
  • 8.30pm – 1pm (Sat)
  • Closed on Sun/PH

Dr Colin Theng and Dr Mark Tang are the dermatologists at The Skin Specialists and Laser Clinic.

Incidentally, we found out recently that Dr Colin Theng is the brother of Dr Julian Theng from Eagle Eye Centre!

Dr Colin Theng is super friendly, and always wears a big smile. Before founding The Skin Specialists and Laser Clinic, he was the former chief of the Psoriasis Unit and Phototherapy Unit at the NSC, where he managed challenging psoriasis and eczema cases. He also has vast experience (over 10 years) in laser surgery.

3. Stephanie Ho Dermatology

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Dermatologist:

  • Dr Stephanie Ho

Address: 9 Scotts Road, Pacific Plaza, Scotts Medical Center #08-05, Singapore 228210

Phone: 6262 0880

Opening hours: 

  • 9am – 6pm (Mon – Fri)
  • 9am – 1pm (Sat)
  • Closed on Sun/PH

Dr Stephanie Ho is a consultant dermatologist who trained in the UK and is a registered skin specialist in the UK and Singapore. If you are looking for skin cancer screening, surgical removal of skin lesions, lasers for skin aesthetics and skin medicine for children and teens, you can consider Dr Ho; these are her areas of interest.

Dr Ho's experience is impressive; she trained in specialist dermatology in London, worked at various prestigious hospitals in the UK and even researched on the use of lasers and lights at The University of Hong Kong.

Dr Ho is also the author of many articles in international peer-reviewed journals and has contributed to book chapters on dermatology. Before setting up her own practice, Dr Ho was a consultant dermatological surgeon at the NSC

Evidently, Dr Ho is passionate in all things related to skin health and is not shy about sharing that knowledge. Check out her numerous answers to skin-related QnAs!

4. Dermatology & Co

Dermatologists:

  • Dr Tan Wei Sheng
  • Dr Ker Khor Jia

Address: 6 Napier Road, #09-07, Gleneagles Medical Centre, Singapore 258499

Phone: 6775 0907

Opening hours: 

  • 8.30am – 5.30pm (Mon – Fri)
  • 8.30am – 12.30pm (Sat)
  • Closed on Sun/PH

Dr Tan Wei Sheng and Dr Ker Khor Jia run Dermatology & Co together. 

With more than 24 years of experience between them, they are adept at treating an extensive range of skin diseases and conditions, from eczema to skin cancer and skin ageing.

Dr Tan graduated from the National University of Singapore's medical school with flying colours. Not only was he top of his class, he was on the Dean’s list for 5 years straight. Besides his expertise in dermatology, Dr Tan also possesses a subspecialty interest in sexually transmitted diseases.

Dr Ker was trained both in Singapore and in the United States, with more than 12 years of expertise in laser and skin surgery, paediatric dermatology, eczema, immune-related skin diseases and hair disorders under her belt. She is often invited to speak at local and overseas conferences. She is currently a course instructor for the Dermatological Society of Singapore's Aesthetic Practice Competency Course,

5. Children and Adult Skin Hair and Laser Clinic

Singapore Dermatologist Dr Lynn Chiam Children and Adult Skin, Hair and Laser Clinic

Dermatologists:

  • Dr Lynn Chiam

Address: 38 Irrawaddy Road, Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Medical Centre, #07-22, Singapore 329563

Phone: 6570 2303

Opening hours: 

  • 9am – 12.30pm, 2pm – 5pm (Mon – Fri)
  • 9am – 12.30pm (Sat)
  • Closed on Sun/PH

Dr Lynn Chiam runs the Children and Adult Skin Hair and Laser Clinic alone. She was previously the head of the Paediatric Dermatology Unit at NSC before leaving for private practice, and also served as a visiting consultant at the National University Hospital's Department of Paediatrics.

If you haven't gathered by now, she's really well known for treating children's rashes – especially seeing as how she has 4 children of her own!

It's generally rather difficult to find paediatric dermatologists in Singapore. If our nephews or nieces get a rash, we'd take them to see her without hesitation.

6. Dermatology Associates

Singapore Dermatologists Associates

Dermatologists:

  • Dr Ang Por
  • Dr Chan Yuin Chew
  • Dr Lawrence Khoo Shih Wee
  • Dr Patricia Ng Pei Lin

Address: 290 Orchard Rd, Paragon (Office Tower), #15-05/06, Singapore 238859

Phone6333 8108

Opening hours: 

  • 8.30am – 5.30pm (Mon – Fri)
  • 8.30am – 12.30pm (Sat)
  • Closed on Sun/PH

Dermatology Associates is run by 4 dermatologists – Dr Ang Por, Dr Chan Yuin Chew, Dr Lawrence Khoo Shih Wee and Dr Patricia Ng Pei Lin.

It's one of the largest private dermatology specialist groups in Singapore, comprising three clinics and a comprehensive range of laser equipment.

Prior to setting up Dermatology Associates in 2005, Dr Ang was the chief of the dermatological surgery and laser unit at the NSC, performing skin cancer surgery and skin surgical procedures. She's known for making plenty of time for her patients, which is why they love her.

7. Dermatology and Surgery Clinic

Singapore Dermatology and Surgery Clinic

Dermatologists:

  • Dr Melvin Ee Hock Leong
  • Dr Raymond Kwah Yung Chien
  • Dr Henry Loh
  • Dr Tay Liang Kiat

Address: 290 Orchard Road, Paragon (Office Tower), #15-09, Singapore 238859

Phone6733 2668

The Dermatology and Surgery Clinic is also one of the largest private dermatology practices in Singapore, comprising three clinics located at Orchard Road, Raffles Place and East Coast. It's run by 4 dermatologists – Dr Melvin Ee Hock Leong, Dr Raymond Kwah Yung Chien, Dr Henry Loh and Dr Tay Liang Kiat.

They have a special focus on skin surgery and treating skin cancers, and are well known in the community for performing Mohs Micrographic Surgery.

Dr Melvin was formerly the chief of the skin cancer clinic and Mohs micrographic surgical service at the NSC, where he pioneered and established Mohs micrographic surgical services in Singapore.

8. Thomson Specialist Skin Centre

Dermatologists:

  • Dr Tan Hiok Hee
  • Dr Audrey Tan Wei Hsia

Address: 10 Sinaran Drive, Novena Medical Center, Square 2, #10-05, Singapore 307506

Phone6397 6006

Opening hours:

  • 8am – 5pm (Mon – Fri)
  • 8am – 12pm (Sat)
  • Closed on Sun/PH

Dr Tan Hiok Hee and Dr Audrey Tan Wei Hsia run Thomson Specialist Skin Centre. The clinic treats patients with skin, hair and nail problems, as well as provides screening and treatment of sexually transmitted infections. It is also known for eczema and hives treatment.

Dr Tan Hiok Hee was previously the consultant in charge of the acne clinic at NSC, and also helmed the Department of Sexually Transmitted Infections Control. He's still a visiting consultant at the NSC and is one of the most mild-mannered and kind doctors we've met.


This article expresses solely the opinion of DxD and is not endorsed nor commissioned by any external party. The list is non-exhaustive. At DxD, we believe that your best provider of medical advice is your doctor. Please consult your doctor before undergoing any treatment or procedure. To find a comprehensive list of dermatologists, please click here.

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