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Dr Mark Wong is an Adjunct Assistant Professor and Senior Consultant surgeon practicing at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital and Mount Alvernia Hospital, Singapore. Prior to this, Dr Wong practiced for more than 15 years at the Department of Colorectal Surgery at Singapore General Hospital, where he pursued his interests in minimally-invasive (robotic and laparoscopic) colorectal cancer surgery and functional disorders (piles, constipation and incontinence).
Dr Wong is one of few specialists to be conferred a prestigious double Ministry of Health (MOH) sponsored fellowship in Minimally Invasive Colorectal & Pelvic Floor Disorders in France in 2010 and then in Denmark in 2014. Shortly after his return, he was appointed Director of the SGH Pelvic Floor Disorders Service, the Nation’s foremost multidisciplinary initiative between specialists from Colorectal Surgery, Urology & Gynaecology, providing holistic care for Pelvic Floor Disorders including faecal incontinence, constipation and pelvic organ prolapse. In 2015, he was appointed Director of the SGH Gastrointestinal Function Unit, offering comprehensive evaluation and advanced therapies for functional gastrointestinal disorders.
Dr Wong is sought after as an opinion leader in the field of minimally invasive (laparoscopic and robotic) colorectal cancer and pelvic floor surgery, having been invited to lecture at numerous international conferences. Dr Wong is widely published in his speciality and is dedicated to training the next generation of surgeons, having held academic appointments in both Duke-NUS and National University of Singapore Medical schools.
In 2015, he was awarded the prestigious SGH CEO Service Award in recognition of his clinical excellence and compassion to his patients. In 2016, he received the coveted SGH scholarship to pursue an Executive Masters in Business Administration (MBA), which he successfully completed in 2017 with top Honours.
Dr Wong enjoys the great outdoors and in his free time enjoys travelling widely to experience different cultures and peoples, which he feels is paramount to a more well-rounded clinical practice.