- NY Wong Surgery
Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
- Mount Elizabeth Hospital Singapore
- Mount Alvernia Hospital Singapore
- Gleneagles Hospital Singapore
- Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital Singapore
- MBBS – National University of Singapore
English, Mandarin, Dialects
Dr Wong Nan-Yaw 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.
His 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.
He is also a faculty member of the Asian Endosurgery Task Force, where he helps train the next generation of laparoscopic surgeons.
He won the First Prize in Poster Section, New York Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons meeting held on March 31, 2005 – “Laparoscopic vs Hand Assisted Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy for Diverticulitis”.
His professional affiliations include being a member of the Singapore Medical Association (since 1994) and Singapore Society of Colorectal Surgeons (since 2006), being a clinical teacher in Surgery at the National University of Singapore, and holding membership in the Editorial Board, International Seminars in Surgical Oncology.
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