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Dr Chang Kin Yong Stephen

Dr Chang Kin Yong Stephen
Dr Chang Kin Yong Stephen
  • GLAD Clinic Pte Ltd

    Address

    3 Mount Elizabeth #11-13
    Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
    Singapore 228510

    Tel
    Fax
    6734 4902
  • Specialty

    • General Surgery
  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, National University of Singapore
    • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK
    • Master of Medicine (Surgery), National University of Singapore
    • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (General Surgery), UK
    • Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore
  • Languages Spoken

    • Bahasa Indonesia
    • Cantonese
    • English
    • French
    • Hakka
    • Hokkien
    • Malay
    • Mandarin

Background

  • Dr Stephen Chang is a general surgeon practising at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore. He is also the medical director of the liver programme at Mount Elizabeth Hospital. He subspecialises in laparoscopic surgery, management of gall bladder, liver and pancreatic diseases, and liver transplantation.
  • Dr Chang graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery at the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1994 and obtained his Master of Medicine (Surgery) in 2000 from NUS. Having become a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK in 2003, he furthered his training in laparoscopic hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery, and liver transplantation in Paris, France.
  • Dr Chang was a key developer of the laparoscopic approach to hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery and has been active in developing the living donor liver transplant (LDLT) programme at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore. He also pioneered the single incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) and was the first few to publish his experience in single incision laparoscopic gallbladder surgery, liver resection and pancreas resection.
  • Dr Chang is the founding president of the Hepatopancreatobiliary Association of Singapore and an adjunct associate professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine in NUS. Aside from his practice at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, he is also a visiting senior consultant to the Division of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, University Surgical Cluster at the National University Hospital (NUH).
  • Academically, Dr Chang's research interests not only include clinical research but also basic science and medical technology (medtech) development. He has held numerous research grant awards totalling more than $7 million to develop new surgical techniques and treatment modalities through medical technological initiatives. He has extensive publications in both clinical and medtech research and has since filed 5 patents in these areas. With these endeavours, he hopes to improve the care of patients.

Awards

  • Health Manpower Development Programme award (hepatopancreaticobiliary and laparoscopic surgery) (2004)
  • Health Manpower Development Programme award (multi-organ transplant) (2010)
  • Best Innovation in Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Applications, National Instruments ASEAN Achievement Awards (2011)

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