Dr Dennis Y Chua is an Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Surgeon with a sub-specialty focus in Facial Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery. He trained locally in Singapore, obtained further qualifications from Edinburgh (UK) and also did his fellowship in the United States of America. Dr Chua did his medical undergraduate at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and subsequently completed his (ENT) Otorhinolaryngology training in Singapore. He obtained his Otorhinolaryngology specialist accreditation from Singapore and is fully accredited as an Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) surgeon by the Ministry of Health (MOH) and Singapore Medical Council. In addition, he is one of the few ENT specialists that is also International Board Certified in Facial Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery.
Recognized as one of the best ent specialists, Dr Dennis Chua has more than 15 years of medical experience in treating ENT patients with complex nose, sinus diseases including breathing issues such as sleep apnoea, snoring problems, sinus diseases, thyroid diseases and facial plastics & reconstructive surgery.
He was previously awarded the Health Manpower Development Plan to further pursue a 1-year clinical (hands-on) fellowship in Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery with Professor Stephen Park (Past President of American Academy of Facial Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery) at University of Virginia where he operated with full privileges. Being passionate in education, he was the ENT Lead Tutor for Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine and was in charge of undergraduate training in ENT. He is also appointed as a senior clinical lecturer with Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and is also heavily involved in training of ENT residents. Prior to leaving for private practice, he was also the Chief of Facial Plastics & Reconstructive Service in Tan Tock Seng Hospital.
He has numerous publications in peer reviewed journals and textbooks on ENT and facial plastics conditions. He has been invited to lecture at several international ENT conferences in America, Europe,Turkey, Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, China, Macau where he shares his experience with fellow ENT and Facial Plastics surgeons.
Dr Dennis is also 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 plays an active role within the fraternity of ENT surgeons in the region and was previously the Honorary Secretary of the Singapore Society of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery.
Dr Dennis Chua believes in a holistic, multidisciplinary approach to personal health and takes a conservative approach to ensure the best outcome for patients.