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Dr Jenica Yong Su-Ern

Dr Yong Jenica Su-Ern

MBBS (Spore), MRCS (Glasgow), MMed ORL (Spore)


KK Women's and Children's Hospital

Specialty: Otolaryngology

Sub-specialties: Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Allergic Rhinitis, Croup, Ear Objects, Epistaxis, Nasal Deformity, Otitis Media with Effusion, Sleep Disorder Breathing, Snoring in Children, Tonsils & Adenoids (Child).

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Otolaryngology KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital
  • Consultant Children's ENT Centre KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital


Dr Jenica Yong currently holds the position of Consultant Otolaryngologist at KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Department of Otolaryngology with a clinical interest in pediatric facial plastics.

She graduated from National University of Singapore in 2009 and entered Otolaryngology residency in May 2011. She passed her membership examinations in Surgery from Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 2011. In 2018 she was accredited as a Specialist in Otolaryngology by the Ministry of Health. She went on to pursue a Facial Plastics fellowship in the University of Virginia from 2018 to 2019.

She is actively involved in undergraduate medial school teaching and has won the teaching award in National University Hospital for her teaching of undergraduate medical students. She served as teaching faculty for National University of Singapore. She was an invited speaker at the Charles W Gross Symposium: The NOSE course held in the United states. She has presented regionally and internationally and is first author of several indexed journal articles.


  • MMed ORL (Singapore) 2013
  • MRCS (Glasgow) 2011
  • MBBS National University of Singapore 2009

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Consultant, Department of Otolaryngology, KK Women's and Children's Hospital 2019 - present


Research Interests


  • Multinoduar Goiter – Malignancy Risk in Non-dominant Nodule.
    Yong JS, Loh KS, Bengt FS, Thong KTM. Ear Nose Throat J. 2017 Aug;96(8):336-342.
  • Impact of noise on hearing in the military.
    Yong JS, Wang DY. Mil Med Res. 2015 Feb 25;2:6.
  • Repair of intermediate-sized nasal defects: a working algorithm. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg.
    Yong JS, Christophel JJ, Park SS. 2014 Nov;140(11):1027-33.
  • Work type II first branchial cleft cyst: a rare anomaly with a classical presentation.
    Yong JS, Loh WS, Lim LHY. Annal of Pediatric Surgery. 2014 July;10(3):81-2.

Research Trials