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Dr Liau Kui Hin

Dr Liau Kui Hin
Dr Liau Kui Hin
  • Nexus Surgical Associates Pte Ltd


    38 Irrawaddy Road #08-43
    Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
    Singapore 329563

    6570 2710
  • Nexus Surgical Associates Pte Ltd


    3 Mount Elizabeth #08-06/11-02
    Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
    Singapore 228510

    6235 5675
  • Nexus Surgical Associates Pte Ltd (Parkway East)


    319 Joo Chiat Place #05-01
    Parkway East Medical Centre
    Singapore 427989

    6440 9655
  • Specialty

    • General Surgery
  • Qualifications

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

    • Cantonese
    • English
    • Hakka
    • Hokkien
    • Malay/Indonesian
    • Mandarin
    • Teochew


  • Dr Liau Kui Hin is a general surgeon practising at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Hospital and Parkway East Hospital. His primary clinical expertise is in the specialised care of liver cancer, gallbladder and bile duct cancers and pancreatic cancer, gallstones diseases and benign liver, biliary and pancreatic disorders.
  • Dr Liau is an accredited surgeon with more than 18 years of clinical experience in diagnosing and treating digestive cancers (especially liver cancer, gall bladder cancer, bile duct cancer, pancreatic cancer and carcinoid or neuroendocrine cancer), surgical infections and gastrointestinal diseases. His other subspecialty interests are surgical infection, soft tissue sarcoma and neuro-endocrine oncology. His expertise skills in surgery include cancer surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, hernia surgery, acute surgical care, emergency surgery, laparoscopic surgery and endoscopy.
  • Dr Liau graduated from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore in 1994 and obtained his postgraduate surgical degree in 1998. The same year, he was admitted to the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK. Dr Liau then continued his further training in cancer management at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York, USA from 2002 to 2003. When he returned to Singapore in 2003, he was conferred Fellowships by the Academy of Medicine, the College of Surgeons Singapore and the International College of Surgeons.
  • Prior to establishing his private practice, Dr Liau was the senior consultant surgeon in the Department of General Surgery, Tan Tock Seng Hospital. During his tenure, he served as the Chief of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery Unit in the Department of General Surgery from 2004 to 2010. He was also the Deputy Head of the Department of General Surgery, Tan Tock Seng Hospital from 2008 to 2010.
  • Dr Liau was the founder of Asian-Pacific Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (APHPBA), and a council member in the association from 2005 - 2011. Dr Liau was also the Vice President of Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (Singapore) from 2013-2014 and the council member of the College of Surgeons, Singapore from 2010-2014.
  • Dr Liau is a member of the Society for Surgery of Alimentary Tract (SSAT), Endoscopic & Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia (ELSA) and International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (IHPBA). Having a keen interest in the care of patients with neuroendocrine tumours (carcinoids), he serves on the executive committee of the Carcinoid & Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (CNETs) and is also a member of the European Neuroendocrine Society. Dr Liau belongs to an International Surgical Infections Studies Group which reviews the practice guidelines for the management of surgical infections.


  • 1987 Asean Pre-U Scholarship by Public Service Commission, Singapore
  • 1988 Distinction Award by Hwa Chong Junior College, Singapore
  • 1998 HMDP Postgraduate Scholarship
  • 2002 Tan Tock Seng Hospital Overseas Clinical Fellowship Scholarship
  • 2006 Staff Development Programme Award (Czech Republic)
  • 2006 TTSH Outstanding Project Award
  • 2006 NHG CPIP Best Project Award On Clinical Quality Improvement
  • 2007 SMJ Reviewer Recognition Award (Reviewing with Distinction)
  • 2007 TTSH Best Clinical Quality Poster Award
  • 2007 Staff Development Programme Award (Spain)
  • 2008 Staff Development Programme Award (France)
  • 2008 Asian Hospital Management Excellence Award (Department Service Improvement Category)
  • 2008 NHG Annual Scientific Meeting Congress Merit Award
  • 2008 5th MOH Healthcare Quality Poster Competition Award - First Prize
  • 2009 6th MOH Healthcare Quality Poster Competition Award - Merit Prize
  • 2009 TTSH Best Quality Improvement Award - Merit Award
  • 2009 9th NHG Quality Week Poster Competition - Merit Award
  • SERVICE AWARDS 2000 Quality Pillar Award by National Health Group, Singapore
  • 2001 Long Service Award 5 Years by Tan Tock Seng Hospital
  • 2004 Service Champion Award
  • 2005 Spring Singapore EXSA Award 2005 - Silver
  • 2006 Long Service Award 10 Years by Tan Tock Seng Hospital
  • 2006. Spring Singapore EXSA Award 2006 – Gold
  • 2008 Spring Singapore EXSA Award 2008 – Star Award
  • 2008 Spring Singapore EXSA Superstar Finalist Nominee
  • 2009 PS21 Star Service Award (Healthcare)
  • 2009 Spring Singapore EXSA Award 2009 – Star Award
  • 2004 A*Star Cancer Research Fund Award
  • 2005 Singapore Cancer Syndicate Research in Liver Cancer
  • 2005 MOH Health Quality Improvement Fund Award (Surgical Site Infection)
  • 2008 MOH Health Quality Improvement Fund Award (Hypothermia)
  • 2009 MOH Health Quality Improvement Fund Award (POSSUM)
  • 2010 JnJ Ethicon Surgical Research Grant Award

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Dr Liau Kui Hin
General Surgery

Surgical site infection (SSI) is preventable and achieving zero SSI rates for every clean operation should be the goal of all surgeons. Dr Liau Kui Hin describes one hospital’s strategy for reducing SSIs, enhancing the care of patients and promoting a culture of patient safety.

Reducing surgical site infection in a hospital in Singapore - Liau Kui Hin



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