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Dr Quah Hak Mien

Dr Quah Hak Mien
Dr Quah Hak Mien
  • Quah Hak Mien Colorectal Centre

    Address

    6 Napier Road #05-01
    Gleneagles Medical Centre
    Singapore 258499

    Tel
    Fax
    6471 1929
  • The Surgical Practice @ Mount Elizabeth

    Address

    38 Irrawaddy Road #04-27/28
    Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
    Singapore 329563

    Tel
    Fax
    6570 2022
  • Specialty

    • General Surgery
  • Qualifications

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

    • English

Background

  • Dr Quah Hak Mien is a general surgeon practising in Gleneagles Hospital and Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore. His clinical interests include the prevention, endoscopic diagnosis and treatment of colorectal cancer. His expertise also includes the treatment of anal diseases, piles and functional bowel disorders, such as chronic bowel disorder, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
  • Dr Quah is proficient in various minimally invasive colorectal surgeries, such as laparoscopic (keyhole) colorectal surgery and single incision laparoscopic (single keyhole) colorectal surgery. He is also one the few surgeons in Singapore accredited to perform robotic-assisted colorectal surgery. Dr Quah also performs pelvic floor disorder treatment and prolapsed bladder surgery.
  • Dr Quah completed his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery at the University of Bristol, UK in 1997. Thereafter, he obtained his Master of Medicine in surgery from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2002. In the same year, he had the opportunity to train in surgery at the Glan Clwyd Hospital in Wales, UK.
  • In 2006, Dr Quah was awarded the Health Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) award to pursue subspecialty training in colorectal surgery at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre in New York, USA. There, he worked with the late chief of Colorectal Service Dr Douglas Wong on colorectal cancer, particularly sphincter-preservative surgery for rectal cancer and recurrent pelvic cancer operations.
  • Dr Quah was formerly a consultant in the Department of Colorectal Surgery and the director of the Singapore Polyposis Registry at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH). He was also a visiting consultant to the Department of Surgical Oncology at the National Cancer Centre of Singapore.
  • Dr Quah was appointed adjunct assistant professor at the Duke-NUS Medical School. He has conducted laparoscopic and endoscopic skill courses for local and overseas trainee surgeons, particularly in the use of simulation machines to train laparoscopic and endoscopic surgical skills.
  • Dr Quah has published numerous academic articles in local and international peer-reviewed journals and book chapters. He is also a reviewer for the Singapore Medical Journal and Annals of Surgical Oncology.

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