Dr Mark Fernandes is a gastroenterologist practising in Mount Elizabeth Hospitals, Gleneagles Hospital and Parkway East Hospital, Singapore.
He has a clinical interest in liver disease and digestive cancer screening.
Dr Fernandes’ main areas of clinical expertise include viral hepatitis (including hepatitis B and C), non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, weight management, liver cirrhosis, hepatocellular carcinoma and Fibroscan. He is also an endoscopist and is experienced at therapeutic endoscopy including haemostasis in gastrointestinal bleeding, variceal branding, polypectomy, ligation of piles and feeding tube insertion (PEG).
Prior to private practice, he was actively involved in the liver tumour ablative service and the liver transplantation programme at the National University Hospital, where he helped introduce the Fibroscan service to the hospital. He was previously on the committee for the National Foundation for Digestive Diseases.
Dr Fernandes graduated from the University of Edinburg with a B.Sc (Hons) in 1997 and a MBChB (Hons) in 2000. He obtained his MRCP (UK) in 2003 and was accredited as a Specialist in Gastroenterology by the Ministry of Health and was admitted as a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine (Singapore) in 2007.
He pursued his advanced fellowship in liver cancer and hepatitis B at the Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taiwan, and furthered his exposure to liver transplantation medicine at King’s College Hospital, London.