Specialisation:Vascular and Endovascular
Name: Dr. Cheng Shin Chuen
Dr. Cheng Shin Chuenis a General Surgeon with subspecialty interest in Vascular and Endovascular procedures. He read Medicine at the University of New South Wales and completed his training in General Surgery in Singapore. He did his Endovascular fellowship at Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney as a Senior Clinical Fellow in 2007.
He was an associate consultant in the Paediatric Infectious Diseases Service of KKWCH where he managed a wide range infectious diseases including paediatric tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS and infections in critically-ill and immunecompromised children.
Prior to starting Private Practice, He was the Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Services, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Associate Program Director of General Surgery Training, NHG-AHPL Training Cluster and Adjunct Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore. He was awarded the inaugural Nanyang Technological University-National Healthcare Group Seed Innovation Grant in 2011 for Vascular Imaging research.
Dr Cheng is actively involved with undergraduate and postgraduate clinical teaching. He stills teaches Medical Students from National University Singapore regularly as an Adjunct Assistant Professor. He is the Medtronic Regional Proctor for complex Endovascular Procedures and has lectured and taught in the region, pertaining to his specialty field of Endovascular Surgery. He is a Visiting Consultant Endovascular Surgeon to Tam Duc Cardiovascular Hospital, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and a Member of the American College of Phlebology. He is a founding Member of the Section of Vascular Surgeons, Chapter of General Surgeons, Academy of Medicine of Singapore.
His main clinical interest is in limiting the debilitating side effects of diabetes in patients, especially pertaining to Amputation prevention and Major Amputation prevention (Below-Knee or Above-Knee Amputation) and minimally invasive treatment for vein disorders.
(“Ballooning”) Angioplasty and Stenting procedures for blocked leg arteries
Bypass surgery for blocked leg arteries
Stenting Procedure for Aortic Aneurysm
Surgery for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Catheter and Line Access Creation for Hemodialysis
Varicose Veins and “Spider Veins” Treatment with Minimally Invasive methods
Deep Vein Thrombosis Management