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Dr Chua Yu Kim, Dennis

Dr Chua Yu Kim, Dennis
Dr Chua Yu Kim, Dennis
  • Singapore Medical Specialists Centre


    290 Orchard Road #09-23/27
    Singapore 238859

    6738 1678
  • Specialty

    • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, National University of Singapore
    • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK
    • Master of Medicine (ENT), Singapore
    • Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore (ENT)
    • International Board for Certification in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    • International Member of American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
  • Languages Spoken

    • English


  • Dr Dennis Chua is a ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialist, accredited to practise in Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore. He has a subspecialty focus in facial plastics and reconstructive surgery, and is well-trained in advanced ENT surgery, including endoscopic and robotic ENT/thyroid surgery, and transoral robotic and laser microsurgery. He received his (da Vinci) robotic training in South Korea.
  • Dr Dennis attained his basic medical degree at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and subsequently completed his otorhinolaryngology (ENT) training in Singapore. He obtained his ENT specialist accreditation from Singapore and is fully accredited as an ENT surgeon by the Ministry of Health (MOH) and Singapore Medical Council.
  • Dr Dennis was awarded the Health Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) scholarship to pursue a 1-year clinical fellowship in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery with Professor Stephen Park (Past President of the American Academy of Facial Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery) at the University of Virginia where he operated with full privileges.
  • Being passionate in education, Dr Dennis was the ENT Lead Tutor at the Lee Kong Chian (Joint NTU-Imperial College, London) School of Medicine and was in charge of undergraduate training in ENT. He is appointed as a senior clinical lecturer with the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and he is heavily involved in training of ENT residents.
  • Dr Dennis is currently the visiting consultant to Tan Tock Seng Hospital (where he was previously Chief of Facial Plastic Service), KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital and also Ng Teng Fong General Hospital.
  • Dr Dennis has numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals and textbooks on ENT conditions. He has been invited to lecture at several international ENT conferences in America, Europe, Turkey, Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, China and Macau where he shares his experience with fellow ENT surgeons.
  • Dr Dennis plays an active role within the fraternity of ENT surgeons in the region and is the Honorary Secretary of the Singapore Society of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery.
  • Dr Dennis believes in a holistic and multidisciplinary approach to personal health and takes a conservative approach to ensure the best outcome for patients.


  • Health Manpower Development Plan Award – Ministry of Health, 2013
  • Service with a Heart Award – 2011
  • Singapore-Malaysia ENT Meeting 1st Runner-Up – 2009
  • Singhealth Best Doctor Award – 2009
  • Best Free Paper Award – the 11th ASEAN Otorhinolaryngology Head & Neck Congress, 2005
  • Best Intern Award – 2005
  • Infectious Disease Book Prize – National University of SIngapore, 2004
  • Book Prize Competition 1st Runner-Up – the Singapore Society of Otorhinolaryngology, 2003

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