Teachers of Honour

 

Prof Regan Thomas

Professor, Facial Plastic Surgery

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Chicago, Illinois

United States of America

 

 

J Regan Thomas, a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon, is one of the most innovative, peer-acclaimed experts in the field. Dr. Thomas completed an Otolaryngology residency at the University of Missouri, School of Medicine, a surgical residency at Yale University, and a fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Northwestern University. He teaches Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery to UIC medical students, residents, and fellowship physicians. With more than 25 years expertise, he is involved in the development of the latest techniques and procedures in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. Acclaimed for his practice, research, and leadership, he frequently publishes in the most prestigious medical journals and textbooks. He has authored more than 200 scientific papers and publications, including three textbooks. Heralded by colleagues, Dr. Thomas has previously served as president of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and is president-elect of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.

 

Dr. Thomas’ specialties include rhinoplasty (cosmetic surgery of the nose), blepharoplasty (cosmetic surgery of the eyelids), facelift (rhytidectomy), and multiple other cosmetic and reconstructive surgical procedures of the face, head and neck. Dr. Thomas’ expertise also includes the treatment of wrinkles and the aging face with injectable solutions like BOTOX, Restylane, and Juvederm.

Prof Richard Davis

Director

The Center for Facial Restoration, Miramar, Florida

Vice President of Education, AFPRS

United States of America

 

 

Richard Davis, MD, FACS currently directs The Center for Facial Restoration in Miramar, Florida and is serving a 4-year term as Vice President for Education in the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS). Prior to entering private practice, Dr. Davis served as Chief of Facial Plastic Surgery at the University of Miami – Miller School of Medicine from 1993 to 2007. His affiliation with the University of Miami continues to the present day with an appointment as Voluntary Professor of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and as Director of the University of Miami/AAFPRS fellowship program in Facial Plastic Surgery. Dr Davis completed his Otolaryngology residency training at the University of North Carolina, and his Facial Plastics fellowship training at Oregon Health Sciences University under Ted A. Cook, MD. Although his former academic practice included all facets of facial reconstructive surgery, his current practice is limited almost entirely to primary and complex revision rhinoplasty. He is certified by both the American Board of Otolaryngology and the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and has served as an oral board examiner for both organizations on numerous occasions. Dr. Davis is recognized for his expertise in complex rhinoplasty and is a frequent author and international speaker on the topic of cosmetic and revision nasal surgery.

 

He has also performed live demonstration rhinoplasty in various countries around the world. For more information visit www.DavisRhinoplasty.com.

Prof Fazil Apayadin

Professor

Department of Otorhinolaryngology of Ege University, Izmir

President, EAFPS

Turkey

 

Fazil Apaydin, M.D. is working as a professor at the Department of Otorhinolaryngology of Ege University in Izmir. His subspecialty is facial plastic surgery. He passed the board exam of the International Federation of Facial Plastic Surgery Societies in 2007. He is the President of the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery. He is the UEMS representative of the academy in the UEMS-ENT committee. He is also an honorary faculty member of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head-Neck Surgery, Division of Facial Plastic Surgery in the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is the executive board member of the Turkish Society of Facial Plastic Surgery.

 

He is the executive board member of the International Board Certification for Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. For more information visit www.fazilapaydin.com.

PROF JIN HONG RYUL

DIRECTOR

DR. JIN’S PREMIUM NOSE CLINIC

SEOUL

KOREA

 

 

Jin Hong Ryul is the Director of Dr. Jin’s Premium Nose Clinic in Gangnam, Seoul.

Before starting his career in private practice in 2017, he served as a professor for 20 years in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine. He has been the Chair of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Seoul National University Boramae Medical Center for past 10 years.

With more than 20 years of his career, his expertise covered facial plastic surgery especially complex revision rhinoplasty, nasal reconstruction, and facial trauma surgery. He is also recognized as a great international teacher and speaker in the field of sophisticated rhinoplasty.

He has served as the President of the Korean Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and general secretary of Asian Facial Plastic Surgery Society.

He graduated from Seoul National University and did his fellowship at the University of Virginia (US) and Yamanashi University (Japan). He has published more than 100 articles, authored 5 books, and co-authored 12 books.

He has received the following awards:

  • Academic Achievement Award, Korean Otolaryngology-HNS Society, 2015
  • Best Guest Nation Paper Award, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2013
  • Best Scholastic Achievement Award, Korean Rhinologic Society, 2008
  • Best Research Poster Award, Korean Otolaryngology-HNS Society, 2006
  • Grant Awardee, Takeda Science Foundation, Japan, 2000

Prof Andrew Jacono

Facial Plastic Surgeon

New York facial Plastic Surgery Centre

United States of America

 

Andrew Jacono, M.D., F.A.C.S. is a global authority in the field of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, and is often called upon by colleagues and media around the world to provide his expert opinion. As one of New York City’s premiere plastic surgeons, Dr. Jacono is known for his original, advanced approach to non-surgical and minimally invasive facial rejuvenation with flawless, yet natural results. His current patient base consists of prominent American and international socialites, television news personalities, editors, models, actors, actresses and everyday men and women interested in rejuvenating their appearance.

 

He is one of a small group of surgeons that have achieved Dual Board Certification in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as well as Head and Neck Surgery, and currently serves as Section Head of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at North Shore University Hospital Manhasset, Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Additionally, Dr. Jacono serves as Director of The New York Center for Facial Plastic & Laser Surgery in New York, New York. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American College of Surgeons and one of only 70 U.S. surgeons who are Advanced Facial Plastic Surgery Fellowship Directors for the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. A proponent of alternative healing, Dr. Jacono is creator of J PAK SYSTEMS™ homeopathic remedies to help optimize healing and speed recovery after aesthetic procedures. For more information visit http://www.newyorkfacialplasticsurgery.com/aboutdr.jacono.html

Dr Tuan V. Pham

Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon

President IFFPSS

Perth Facial Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery

Australia

 

Dr Tuan Pham is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He completed the Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Fellowship in 2000 and a number of post-graduate Fellowships in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery from 2001-2003.

 

Dr Pham has completed the International Board for Certification in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as Diplomate. He is currently the President of the International Federation of Facial Plastic Surgery Societies (IFFPSS).

 

Dr Pham practices a full scope of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Head and Neck Oncology Surgery and Aesthetic Surgery. His primary interest is Rhinoplasty, Facial Rejuvenation Surgery, Facelift, Blepharoplasty, Otoplasty and Skin Cancer Surgery and Reconstruction of the Face and Neck.

Dr Mehmet Manisali

Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon

St. George’s Hospital

University of London and Croydon University Hospital

Honorary Consultant, Moorfield’s Eye Hospital

London, United Kingdom

 

Mehmet Manisali was born in in Istanbul in 1958.He finished English High school in Istanbul in 1977.Having qualified from Bristol University Dental school in 1982 he then obtained a Masters degree in University of London. He completed his medical studies in the same university in 1992.In year 2000 he became a specialist in maxillofacial surgery and was appointed as a consultant to St. George’s Hospital, University of London and Croydon University Hospital. He is also an honorary consultant at Moorfield’s Eye Hospital. His main areas of interest are management of facial trauma, facial aesthetic surgery including orthognathic surgery, surgery of the orbit and management of facial skin cancer. He has published in these areas and lectures nationally and internationally.

Dr Alwyn D’Souza

Consultant Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

University Hospital Lewisham

London, United Kingdom

 

Mr D’Souza is a fellow of the Royal college of Surgeons of England. Having completed specialist training in Otolaryngology (ear, nose, throat /head and neck surgery) he was admitted on the GMC’s specialist register. He obtained further sub-specialist training in Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery of the face in the UK, Europe and North America, and is certified both by the International and European Board of Facial Plastic Surgery. Mr D’Souza has published extensively, and is an invited speaker to some of the most prestigious national and international meetings in his field.

Dr Ullas Raghavan

Consultant Facial Plastic Surgeon

Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

Doncaster and Bassettlaw Hospital NHS Trust

United Kingdom

 

 

Mr Ullas Raghavan, FRCS(ORL-HNS) received his basic medical degree and postgraduate MS (ENT) degree from India. He became a Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Glasgow in 1999.

 

He had higher surgical training at Queen’s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham, Derby Royal Infirmary and Leicester Royal Infirmary, University of Leicester. In 2005 he received full accreditation from the Specialist Advisory Committee in Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and was awarded his Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training by the Specialist Training Authority of the Medical Royal Colleges. He was awarded a Fellowship by the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery in 2004 and received advanced specialist training as a clinical fellow in Facial Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery from renowned centers in France, Germany, Switzerland, Netherlands and USA.

 

He has passed the examination conducted by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as a European candidate. He is also the recipient of a travelling Fellowship by the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow for advanced training in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery from Jekei University, Japan. Mr Ullas Raghavan has given numerous presentations at national and international meetings on the topic of Facial Plastic Surgery and is a Faculty at many national and international workshops. He has published more than 35 peer-reviewed papers and written book chapters including 2 chapters in ‘Scott –Brown’. Since 2005, Mr. Raghavan has worked as a Consultant in Otolaryngology with special interest in Facial Plastic Surgery in Doncaster and Bassettlaw Hospital NHS Trust, UK.

Dr Choi Woong Chul

Director

Myoung Eye Clinic

Seoul

Korea

 

 

President (2015-2017), Korean Society of Korean Cosmetic surgery
Director, Korean Ophthalmic Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
Consultant of JAAS (Japanese Anti-Aging Surgery)
Medical Consultant of Jeju Special Self-governing Province (2016- present)
Former Vice President of the Korean Ophthalmology Society (Moral and law committee)

 

Assistant Professor (2000.03-2004.04)
Department of Ophthalmology – Oculoplastic Surgery
Medical school of the Catholic University
Director, Department of Oculoplastic Surgery
Graduated from Medical School of the Catholic University
Fellowship at the University of Utah(US) and Hamamatsu Seirei Hospital (Japan)

International Faculty

Dr Jong Sook Yi

Vice Director

Dr Jin’s Premium Nose Clinic,

Seoul, Korea

Jong Sook Yi is the Vice Director of Dr. Jin’s Premium Nose Clinic in Gangnam, Seoul.

She served as aa assistant professor in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology of CHA Bundang Medical Center, CHA University prior and done her rhinoplasty fellowship in the Asan Medical Center.

BOOKS
Rhinoseptoplasty. 2013. Kunja
Rhinoplasty and septoplasty. 2014. Kunja
Aesthetic plastic surgery of the East Asian face. 2016. Thieme

ACTIVITY IN ORGANIZATION
Member in Korean Society of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
Member in Korean Rhinology society
Member in Korean Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Member in Korean Sleep society

Course Chairman

Adj Asst Prof Sandeep Uppal

Senior Consultant Otolaryngologist Trained in Facial Plastic Surgery

Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

National University of Singapore

 

Mr Sandeep Uppal graduated from University of Delhi, India in 1990. He completed his residency in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery from University of Delhi, India in 1995. Subsequently he trained and qualified as a Specialist in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery in the UK. He is a Fellow of both the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.

 

Mr Uppal served a one-year fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery conducted by the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery. He then completed the certification process of the International and European Boards of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He was awarded the Claus D. Walter Award for Academic Excellence by the International Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in 2012. He has also served a one-year fellowship in Advanced Rhinology and Endoscopic Anterior Skull Base Surgery conducted by the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

 

Mr Uppal’s research and clinical interests have resulted in numerous publications in peer reviewed international journals as well as presentations at various international courses, workshops and conferences. He was awarded a PhD by the University of Leeds, UK in 2012. He is actively involved in teaching and examining undergraduate and postgraduate medical students. He serves as a Director on the Governing Council of Pan Asia Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Local Faculty

Dr Dennis Chua

Consultant
Department of Otorhinolaryngology
Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Singapore

 

Dr Dennis Chua MBBS, MRCS (Edin), MMed (ORL), did his medical undergraduate at the National University of Singapore and subsequently completed his Otorhinolaryngology residency in Singapore. He was awarded the Health Manpower Development Plan to pursue a 1-year clinical fellowship in Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery with Professor Stephen Park from 2013-2014 at University of Virginia where he operated with full privileges. Dr Chua is currently working in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery in Tan Tock Seng Hospital and he is also the ENT Lead Tutor for Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine.

Dr Lai Juen Bin

Consultant
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
National Dental Centre
Singapore

 

Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon, National Dental Centre Singapore
Head, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, CGH
Consultant , Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, SGH
Consultant, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, KKWCH
Visiting consultant, Department of ENT, CGH
Clinical lecturer, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore
Adjunct Professor , Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB), USA

Dr Lee Tee Sin

Consultant
Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Changi General Hospital
Singapore

 

Dr Lee Tee Sin, MBBS, MRCS (Edin), MMed (ORL), FAMS (ORL), upon completing his Otorhinolaryngology training was awarded the Health Manpower Development Plan to pursue a 1-year clinical fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery with the University of Toronto, Canada. This is a prestigious fellowship program endorsed by the Educational and Research Foundation for the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and is widely respected by the medical community. He also achieved the highest international score in the 2014 IBCFPRS examination, administered in Washington, D.C. in cooperation with the ABFPRS, and was honored with the Claus D. Walter Award for Academic Excellence. Dr Lee is presently working in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery in Changi General Hospital and is the Deputy Director of the Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service. He is also a clinical lecturer in the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore.

Dr Ian Loh

Consultant , Head of Service, Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Department of Otolaryngology
Changi General Hospital
Singapore

 

Dr Ian Loh heads the Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Service in The Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. He serves as a committee member in the Chapter of Otolaryngologists, Academy of Medicine Singapore and is a core faculty member in the Singhealth Residency programme.

Dr Soong Poh Luon

Consultant
Clinical – Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
National Dental Centre Singapore
Singapore

 

Dr. Soong is a full-time clinician with the National Dental Centre of Singapore and presently a Consultant in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He received his Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and thereafter completed the graduate residency programme in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, also at NUS, with a Master of Dental Surgery. He also obtained Fellowships of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons and Academy of Medicine Singapore, and is an accredited Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon with the Singapore Dental Specialist Accreditation Board.

In 2012, he was awarded with a Health Manpower Development Plan award by SingHealth to pursue further training in Facial Trauma, where he spent 1 year in Switzerland as a Clinical Fellow at Inselspital Bern University Hospital, during which he also obtained the degree of Doctor Medicinae Dentium.

Dr Soong is involved with graduate teaching of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residents in the SingHealth Duke-NUS Oral Health Academic Clinical Programme, as a Clinical Lecturer at the NUS Faculty of Dentistry, and is a Dental Advisor with the Healthcare Finance Division, Ministry of Health.

Dr Eugene Poh

Consultant
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
Singapore

Shortly after completing his Masters in Oral and maxillofacial surgery, Dr Eugene Poh was awarded a Higher Manpower Development Program sponsorship for advanced training at the renowned Shanghai Ninth People’s Hospital to specialize in the management of oral cancer, salivary gland diseases and the reconstruction of bony and soft tissue defects of the face and mouth. Dr Poh has also written and published several scientific articles in various international journals and has been invited for several talks to the public and medical/dental profession. He is currently an associate consultant in Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, where he serves in several hospital committees.

Dr Tan Kar Su

Medical Director
The Rhinoplasty Clinic
Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
Singapore

 

Dr Tan is a registered ENT practitioner subspecializing in the field of Facial Plastics Surgery. After completing his ENT training, he spent 1 year full time in Shimmian Rhinoplasty Clinic in Seoul, South Korea. Shimmian Rhinoplasty Clinic is a high volume rhinoplasty specialist centre. During his time there, Dr Tan performed several hundreds of rhinoplasties and facial bone surgeries on Korean and International patients.

Upon his return, Dr Tan served as a Consultant in the Facial Plastics Service of Khoo Teck Puat Hospital ENT Department, serving many patients in need of rhinoplasties for breathing and cosmetic problems. Dr Tan left KTPH to start The Rhinoplasty Clinic to devote more time and energy and to focus more on his passion that is Rhinoplasty.

Dr Tan advocates using autologous (from own body) materials in rhinoplasties as he believes this is the safer, more natural and lasting option. He also feels the nose is not just about looking good, but functionally it has to perform well too. In this respect, his foundation in ENT gives him valuable insights to retaining or improving the functional aspect of the nose when he performs his rhinoplasties.

Dr Sylvia Tay

Senior Consultant
Oral Maxillofacial Surgery
Khoo Teck Puat Hospital

Dr Sylvia Tay is a Senior Consultant, Oral Maxillofacial Surgery at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital. She is a member of the Dental Specialist Accreditation Committee, Oral Maxillofacial Surgery and an Independent Consultant for the National Healthcare Group, Domain Specific Review Board.

Dr Livia Teo

Consultant
Oculoplastic Department
Singapore National Eye Centre
Singapore

Dr Livia Teo is a Consultant in the Oculoplastic sub-specialty division at SNEC. She is also a member of the Core Faculty in the Training and Education Department, where she is involved in planning medical student and resident teaching. She also serves as a Section Leader in the Joint Commission International committee responsible for maintaining quality standards in the hospital, as well as serving as the Department Representative in the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. She was awarded the Singapore Health Quality Service Award (2015).

A graduate of The National University of Singapore, she was consistently in the top quartile of her cohort and, among other achievements, received recognition by being placed on the Dean’s List and being awarded the Mekie Surgery and Dermatology prizes in the final examinations. Continuing with her graduate medical studies at the same University, she obtained the degrees of MRCSEd and M.Med. in Ophthalmology in 2009, while undergoing Residency training at SNEC. She was also appointed Chief Resident in 2009. In 2012, she obtained Fellowships from both The Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) and Academy of Medicine (Singapore), and for her excellent performance in the Specialists’ Exit examination, she won medals in each of the categories Oculoplastic & Adnexal Disease and Cornea & Refractive Surgery.

Dr Livia completed her training in Oculoplastics in Singapore in 2013 and was awarded the Ministry of Health (MOH) Health Manpower Development Plan postgraduate scholarship in 2014 to pursue further training overseas. She was a fellow at Harvard Medical School’s Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary in Boston and at Severance Hospital, Yonsei University Healthcare System in Seoul, South Korea. The opportunity to train at these renowned institutions greatly enhanced her capabilities, particularly in enabling her to subspecialize in pediatric and adult ptosis and related eyelid conditions, ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery of the face and orbits, and lacrimal surgery. As part of the General Cataract and Comprehensive Ophthalmology Department, Dr Livia also practices general ophthalmology and performs cataract surgery.

In research, she continues to be active and has attended and presented at several overseas conferences including the annual Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting; World Ophthalmology Congress; Asia Pacific Ophthalmology Congress ; and European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Congress. With a keen and focused interest in Oculoplastics related research, to date, she has published nine papers in several established/peer-reviewed Ophthalmology journals.

Dr Noah Teo

Associate Consultant
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
The Dental Studio
Singapore

 

Dr Noah Teo is an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Specialist. He was appointed consultant and visiting consultant to some top tertiary hospitals and units in Singapore.

He graduated from the National University of Singapore in 2003 and completed his Master’s degree in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in 2010. Thereafter, he was awarded the Ministry of Health HMDP to pursue sub-specialisation in Cranio-Maxillofacial Trauma and Post-Traumatic Reconstruction. He spent a year training in a regional referral centre in the United Kingdom under the tutelage of a UK Top 50 Surgeon.

His clinical practice focuses on surgeries of the face, jaw and mouth. These include Orthognathic (jaw correction) Surgery, Dental Implants and Bone Gra ing, Wisdom Teeth Surgeries, Mouth and Jaw Diseases (growths, cysts and tumours). He also = accepts referrals and second opinions for Severe Facial Injuries (facial bone fractures, cuts etc.), Bite Correction and Reconstruction of Facial Deformity.

He believes in a well-informed patient-centric decision-making process. He also believes in multi-disciplinary care, and in good patient care standards that o en involves a team approach.

Dr Noah is active in teaching. He has organised, taught in local and international educational events. He has brought international experts to Singapore and is regularly invited as teaching faulty in courses for both Medical and Dental fraternities. He was invited to write a Review article in a leading international research journal and a chapter on Dental Implants in a textbook for doctors.

Dr Shantha Amrith

Senior Consultant, Oculoplastic Service
Department of Opthalmology
National University Health System
Singapore

 

Dr Shantha Amrith is a Senior Consultant Eye Surgeon / Oculoplastic Surgeon, National University Hospital and a Clinical Associate Professor under National University of Singapore.

After two short fellowships in Sydney Eye Hospital, Australia and University of Cincinnati Hospitals, USA in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, she has been an Oculoplastic (Eye Plastic) specialist since 1989, with over 20 years of experience.

She has vast experience in managing a wide variety of patients with various lid, lacrimal and orbital pathologies and injuries. She has also done a fair number of cosmetic surgeries for sagging eyebrows and baggy upper and lower eyelids. She is experienced in using the latest image guidance system (IGS) for reconstructing orbital fractures following facial trauma.

Dr Amrith has published several articles in notable journals. Her landmark study is on tear outflow physiology. She has ongoing research interests in thyroid eye disease, Asian perspective in eyelid and lacrimal diseases and trauma reconstruction. She has reviewed several journal articles for international ophthalmology journals.

She is active in teaching/supervising resident trainees. She has trained many fellows in oculoplastic surgery from various countries such as Syria, Malaysia, Thailand and Philippines. She has gone on teaching missions to Myamar. She gives regular lectures to undergraduates and teaches them in clinics as well. She is involved in post-graduate examinations as an examiner locally as well as overseas.

Dr Amrith has been awarded the “APAO Achievement Award” in 2011. APAO is the Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology with thousands of members from the Asia-Pacific region. She was a founding member and treasurer for 2 years of the Asia-Pacific Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. She has been invited as a speaker in several international meetings.

Dr Danny Tan

Consultant
Clinical – Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
National Dental Center of Singapore
Singapore

 

 

Dr Danny Tan was awarded the Health Manpower Development Programme Scholarship to advance his skill in the field of Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) surgery. He spent one year in Karolinska Institute (KI), Sweden, under the guidance of Professor Anders Holmlund, one of the pioneers in the field of TMJ surgery and arthroscopy. During his stint in KI, he was trained in TMJ arthroscopy and the various types of TMJ surgery.

Dr Sunny Shen

Head and Senior Consultant
Oculoplastic Department
Singapore National Eye Centre
Singapore

 

 

 

Dr Sunny Shen is a Senior Consultant and Head of the Oculoplastic Dept in SNEC. He is also the Deputy Head of SNEC – CGH Ophthalmology Department. Dr Shen graduated with merit from the University of Hong Kong in 2000 and received his Master of Medicine (Ophthalmology) degree from the National University of Singapore in 2004. He completed his Ophthalmology training with specialist accreditation in 2008 and was admitted as Fellow in the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom and the College of Ophthalmologists, Academy of Medicine, Singapore.

Dr Shen continued to pursue subspecialty development in Oculoplastic surgery. He completed his fellowship at the Singapore National Eye Centre in 2009 and was awarded the SingHealth Healthcare Manpower Development Program (HMDP) scholarship for further training in Adnexal surgery at the Moorfields Eye Hospital, United Kingdom.

Besides general oculoplastic surgery, Dr Shen’s areas of interest include Lacrimal surgery, Orbital surgery, Thyroid Eye Disease, Orbital trauma, Paediatric oculoplastic surgery, Congenital anophthalmia and Lid oncology. He runs his department in Singapore National Eye Centre, Changi General Hospital and KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital.

Dr Shen’s research interests include Asian eyelid and orbital anatomy, post enucleation socket syndrome and development of new orbital implants. He has authored and co-authored numerous research papers in the international journals.

Dr Valerie Tay

Consultant
Otolaryngology Department
Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Singapore

 

 

Dr Valerie Tay is a consultant with the Otolaryngology department in Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), where she leads the Facial Plastic Surgery service.

She completed a one year fellowship in Facial Plastic Surgery with Dr Moon Hyoung Jin in Seoul, South Korea.

She is a sought-after speaker for loco-regional courses. She is a certified trainer for Merz Aesthetics (Belotero and Radiesse fillers), and has also conducted courses for Galderma and Allergan to train other doctors. She is also a co-author for chapters in facial plastic surgery textbooks, such as Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Dr Amanda Tan

Associate Consultant, ENT

Khoo Teck Puat Hospital

Singapore