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Dr John A B

Dr John A B
Dr John A B
  • A B John Ear Nose & Throat

    Address

    3 Mount Elizabeth #15-10
    Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
    Singapore 228510

    Tel
    Fax
    6735 8514
  • Specialty

    • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Qualifications

    • MBBS (Singapore)
    • FRCS (Glasgow)
    • FAMS (Singapore)
  • Languages Spoken

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

Background

  • Studied under renowned skull base surgeon, Dr. Anthony Chessman, at Royal National ENT Institute, London & renowned endoscopic sinus surgeon, Dr Ian Mackay, at the Charing Cross & Brompton Hospitals in London.
  • Trained in open approaches & minimally invasive techniques of anterior skull base surgery & infunctional and aesthetic nose surgery.
  • Appointed Head of Tan Tock Seng Hospital ENT Department from 1995 to 1998.
  • Developed successful programs in Rhinology, Laryngology & Audiology, for the hospital.
  • Opened private practice in 1998 at Mount Elizabeth Medical Center & Hospital (largest private practice medical facility in Singapore).
  • Appointed Visiting Consultant ENT Services, Alexander Hospital w.e.f. 15th July 2006.

Awards

  • MBBS (Singapore), FRCS (Glasgow), FAMS (Singapore)
  • Fellow American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery
  • Graduated University of Singapore in 1982
  • Attended Naval Diving Unit Republic of Singapore Attended National Service from 1983 to 1984 (treat ENT diving related problems)
  • Became a Singapore Ministry of Health ENT Trainee in 1985
  • Trained at Singapore General Hospital (largest hospital in Singapore) from 1985-1989
  • Completed ENT Traineeship in 1989, obtained ENT Surgical Fellowship from Glasgow 1989 to 1993
  • Managed skull base conditions along with neurologists and neurosurgeons at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (2nd largest hospital in Singapore), and sinus & nasal problems with the chest physicians & rheumatologists
  • Awarded the ENT Rhinology (nose & sinus conditions) Ministry of Health S'pore
  • Training Fellowship in London in 1993. Subspecialized in endoscopic sinus surgery & surgery of the anterior skull base
  • ENT representative in the Medical Board of Mount Elizabeth Hospital.
  • Committee member & the private practice representative in the Singapore Society of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery
  • Committee member in the Academy of Medicine Singapore's, Chapter of ENT Head & Neck Surgeons
  • Co-Chairman, Medical Standards Review Committee for Parkway Hospitals (Mount Elizabeth, Gleneagles & East Shore Hospital), Singapore

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