Chern Su Min Bernard
Assoc Prof Chern Su Min Bernard
KK Women's and Children's Hospital
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Chairman (Div of O&G), Head (Minimally Invasive Surgery) & Senior Consultant (Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Minimally Invasive Surgery)
Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships
  • Senior Consultant, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Head, Minimally Invasive Unit
  • Chairman, Division of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Singapore Health Quality Service Silver Award
    • 2010
  • KKPD Best Clinical Teacher
    • 2006
  • Service from the heart
Publications and Research Trials


  1. A retrospective study of the sucess rates and complications associated with total laparoscopic hysterectomy
    Accepted for publication in JOGR (Manusript No: 2006-0186)
    C Ng, A Siow, B Chern
  2. Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: A 5 year experience
    (Accepted for publication in Journal Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
    C Ng, B Chern
  3. KKH ASM 2006 Poster:
    Ureteric Injury in Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
    R Zuzarte, C Ng, B Chern
  4. KKH ASM 2006 Poster:
    Success & Complications of Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: A 4-year Experience
    C Ng, B Chern
  5. ISGE 2005 London Poster:
    Chern’s Open Laparoscopy: Safe Entry Under Direct Vision
  6. KK Clinical Quality Symposium 2004 Poster:
    Provision of 24 hour MIS Service
  7. KK Clinical Quality Symposium 2004 Poster:
    Clinical Pathway for Surgical Treatment of Ectopic Pregnancy
  8. Singhealth Scientific Meeting:
    Conservative Management of Ectopic Pregnancy
  9. Singhealth Scientific Meeting:
    Office Hysteroscopy – Our experience at KKH
  10. Singhealth Scientific Meeting:
    Fertility following Conservative Surgical Treatment of Ectopic pregnancy
  11. ISUOG Oral Presentation:
    Cornual Ectopic Pregnancies: Correlation of Ultrasonic Diagnosis with Surgico-pathological Findings

Referred Journals (International)

  1. Adenomyois with Extremely Alleviated CA125 levels, The Internet Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology ASSN:1528-8439 [ Drs SL Goh, Natalie WL Chua, Bernard SM Chern]
  2. Laparoscopic Management of 53 cases of Cornual Ectopic pregnancy, Fertility and Sterility 2008
    [ Drs Selma Ng, Suttha Hamontri, Irene Chua, B Chern & Anthony Siow]
  3. Urological complications of laparoscopic hysterectomy: a four year review at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore, SMJ 2007: 48 (2): 1
    [Drs Anthony Siow, Yogesh Nikam, Chris Ng & B Chern]
  4. Under Review
    The Effectiveness and the safety of total laparoscopic hysterectomy as a viable surgical option for the removal of the uterus, ANZJOG [2nd Author, 1st Author: Dr Chris Ng]
  5. Initial Asian Experience in Hysteroscopic Sterilization using the EssureTM Permanent Birth Control Device, BJOG Sept 2005
  6. Adenomatoid Tumour of the Uterus Associated with Cornual Ectopic Pregnancy Treated Laparoscopically - Gynaecologic Endoscopy September 2000

Referred Journals (Local)

  1. Under Review
    Cornual Ectopic Pregnancies: Correlation Of Ultrasound Diagnosis With Surgico-Pathological Findings, Annals
  2. Successful Laparoscopic Treatment of an Abdominal Pregnancy in the Broad Ligament – Singapore Medical Journal, Vol 45 February 2004
  3. Persistent Ectopic Pregnancy – A Case Report
    Singapore Medical Journal, Vol 43 February 2002
  4. The Wandering Spleen; A Rare Differentiated Diagnosis for Torsion of Ovarian Cysts - Singapore Journal of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists November 1996

Books and Others (Media Exposure)

  1. Introduction of the new Hysteroscopic Sterilization technique featured in Prime Time news, The Straits Times and Lianhe Zaobao on 8 & 9 Nov 2001
  2. Only 1 in 10 fibroid cases affects fertility, The Business Times on 21 Apr 2009
  3. Special Techniques for Laparoscopy. A Chapter in the first Chinese Textbook of Gynecologic Endoscopy
  4. Smaller cuts preferred: Keyhole surgery is likely to become even less invasive with the advancement of new techniques and technologies, Singapore Health May/June 2010 Issue
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