Annual Combined Surgical Meeting 2012
'Surgical Sub-Specialization: A New Paradigm in Singapore'


Date: 4 August 2012

Venue: Riverfront Ballroom, Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel Singapore


7th College of Surgeons Lectureship

  • Dr Saw Huat Seong

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, Singapore

​The Making of a Surgeon: From Good to Great


17th Yahya Cohen Memorial Lectureship

  • Dr Edmund Chiong

​Senior Consultant, Department of Urology, University Surgical Cluster, National University Health System, Singapore

NRAMP1 and hGPX1 Gene Polymorphism and Response to Bacillus Calmette-Gue'rin Therapy for Bladder Cancer


Key Note Lecture

  • Prof Raj Mohan Nambiar

​Senior Consultant, Department of General Surgery, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

Future Implications of Surgical Training - The Impact of Subspecialty Practice


College of Surgeons Gold Medal 2012

In recognition of the effort of the best performing Advance Surgical Trainees (ASTs) in the nine (9) surgical specialties, as well as, to encourage the ASTs to excel in their exit examination, the College of Surgeons has decided to establish the College of Surgeons Gold Medal as an annual award from 2008. Regulations governing this Award can be found here.


The College of Surgeons Gold Medal 2012 is awarded to the following best performing ASTs as nominated by their respective Residency Advisory Committee:

  • Dr Han Hong Juan (Otorhinolaryngology)
  • Dr Antony Gardner (Orthopaedic Surgery)
  • Dr Koh Puay Theng Tina (Cardiothoracic Surgery)


Winner of Oral Presentation


Winner of Video Presentation


Winner of Residency Debate

  • NHG Cluster (TTSH)
    • ​Dr Ngiam Juzheng
    • Dr Caroline Siew
    • Dr Ang Wei-Wen
    • Dr Serene Tang


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