Specialty: Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose ＆ Throat), Surgery ＆ Surgical Oncology
Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Acute and Chronic Sinusitis, Acute Pharyngitis and Tonsillitis, Allergic Rhinitis, Cerebrospinal fluid leakage in the nose, Deviated Nasal Septum, Epistaxis/Nosebleeds, Inferior Turbinate Reduction Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) Procedures in Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat), Nasal Polyps, Nasal Tumor, Paranasal Sinus Tumours, Septoplasty/ Submucous resection, Sinusitis, Swallowing Difficulties, Tonsils and Adenoids, Tonsils and Adenoids, Turbinate Hypertrophy.
Dr Charn Tze Choong is the Head of Service (Otolaryngology) at Sengkang General Hospital. He is a Consultant at Department of Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery) at Sengkang General and Singapore General Hospital. He is also a Visiting Consultant to the Department of Otolaryngology, KK Woman’s and Children’s Hospital. He is a Clinical Senior Lecturer with the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore and an Adjunct Clinical Instructor with the Duke-NUS Medical School. He also serves as Clinical Physician Faculty for the Singhealth Otolaryngology Residency Programme.
A graduate of the National University of Singapore, Dr Charn obtained his Masters of Medicine in Otolaryngology (ORL), and thereafter completed his specialist training and became accredited as a Otolaryngology specialist by MOH Specialist Accreditation Board. He also sat for and obtained two optional specialist qualifications of Diploma in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (England) and European Board Examinations in ORL. The latter of which he qualified as the Top candidate for the exam.
Dr Charn underwent an Otolaryngology Clinical and Research fellowship training (ORL) in London, United Kingdom, under the London Northwest NHS Trust in 2012. He completed his Advanced Rhinology and Skullbase Fellowship training at the McGill University Health Centre in Montreal, Canada in 2017. These opportunities to train at these international centres enhanced and imbued into Dr Charn the technical expertise, advanced specialist practice and thoughtful surgical philosophies to perform and practice as a skilled, competent and responsible physician.
Dr Charn has a passion for teaching and training the next generation of doctors and otolaryngologists. He is involved in the teaching of Anatomy and Otolaryngology to both undergraduate and graduate medical students in NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Duke NUS Medical School and overseas medical schools. In research, he continues to be active and has had presented research papers at various Otolaryngology scientific meetings both overseas and local, where he had also won presentation awards. He has published numerous research papers in peer reviewed scientific journals. He himself is a reviewer of international journals. He has also co-authored book chapters in Otolaryngology and Rhinology textbooks.
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