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Dr Chua Hong Liang

Dr Chua Hong Liang

MBBS (Spore), FRCOG (UK), FAMS (Spore)

Head & Senior Consultant

KK Women's and Children's Hospital

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Sub-specialties: Urogynaecology

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
General Gynaecology, Menstrual Problems/Irregular Menses, Ovarian Cysts, Overactive Bladder , Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Pregnancy Care, Urinary Incontinence, Uterine Fibroids, Voiding Dysfunction.

Clinical Appointments

  • Head & Senior Consultant Urogynaecology Centre KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital

Profile

Dr Chua Hong Liang is a specialist in the field of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. He obtained his medical degree from National University of Singapore in 1989. Following his postgraduate training, he was admitted to the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists as a member in 1996.

In the year 2000, Dr Chua was awarded the HMDP fellowship for Urogynaecology by Ministry of Health, Singapore. He was trained at Saint Mary's Hospital, Manchester, UK.

Upon his return, he took over as the lead Urogynaecologist at Singapore General Hospital, responsible for the care of women with pelvic floor disorders. He later facilitated the setup of a multidisciplinary pelvic floor service to look after patients with complex pelvic floor dysfunction. This was the first such joint clinic in Singapore involving specialists from Urology, Colorectal and Gynaecology.

In January 2021, Dr Chua joined KK Women's and Children's Hospital as the Head of Urogynaecology Department. He continues to be a visiting consultant to Singapore General Hospital.

Dr Chua's area of work include management of pregnancy and childbirths, treatment of uterine fibroids, ovarian cysts, menstrual problems, and other common gynaecological conditions. As a trained urogynaecologist, he also specializes in the medical and surgical management of women with urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.

Education

  • FRCOG (UK) 2015
  • FAMS 2013
  • HMDP Urogynaecology Fellowship (UK) 2000
  • MRCOG (UK) 1996
  • MBBS (Spore) 1989

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Undergraduate Education:
    • Senior Clinical Lecturer, YLL Medical School, National University of Singapore (present)
    • Adj Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School (present)
  • Chairman of Gynae Surgery Medical Procedures Privileging Committee (MPPC) (Jan 2021)
  • Lead Urogynaecologist, Urogynaecology section, Singapore General Hospital (2000-2020)
  • Deputy Director, Pelvic Floor Disorders Joint Service, Singapore General Hospital (2010-2020)
  • Residency Physician Faculty, SingHealth General Surgery Residency programe (2015-2020)
  • Member, SGH campus tissue review committee (2016-2020)
  • Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists – member, fellow (1996 till present)
  • Academy of Medicine – fellow (2013-present)
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecological Society of Singapore – member (till 2010)
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecological college of Singapore – Deputy Chairman, Urogynaecology section (2010-2011)
  • Committee member of SingHealth Tissue Repository (2010-2018)

Awards

  • Singapore Health Quality Service Star Award, 2020
  • CEO Service Award, 2014, SGH
  • Health of Gold Service Excellence Award, 2013, SGH
  • EXA Star Silver Award, 2009
  • Service Quality Award, February 2004
  • HMDP Fellowship on Urogynaecological subspecialty training, United Kingdom, 2000
  • Service Quality Award, April 1999

Research Interests

  • Female urinary dysfunction
  • Female pelvic organ prolapse

Publications

  • PJ Higgs, ARB Smith, HL Chua.
    Long term review of laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy – BJOG. 2005 Aug; 112 (8): 1134-8
  • PJ Higgs, ARB Smith, N Ali, HL Chua.
    Laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy – Long term follow up: International Urogynaecology Journal 2003; Suppl
  • PJ Higgs, ARB Smith, N Ali, HL Chua.
    Assessment of symptoms and quality of life following prolapse surgery: International Urogynaecology Journal 2003; Suppl
  • HL Chua, LK Tan, HK Tan, Lina Choon, Ann Tan.
    The course of pregnancy in Nail-patella syndrome. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2002 May; 31(3): 349-52
  • HL Chua, S Prasher, G Hosker, ARB Smith.
    Laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy in the treatment of post – hysterectomy vault prolapse: International Urogynaecology Journal 2000; Vol 11, Suppl 1

Research Trials