Dr Leong Quor MengConsultant General Surgeon & Colorectal Surgeon
MBBS (London), MRCS (Ed), Mmed (surgery), FRCSEd (Gen)
Dr Leong graduated from the University of London in 2000. He obtained his membership to the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2003 and started working in Tan Tock Seng Hospital since 2003. He started his Advanced Specialist Training in 2005 and passed his fellowship exams in 2008. Dr Leong was awarded the prestigious MOH HMDP scholarship to train under Prof Kim Seon Hahn in Korea University for Laparoscopic and Robotic colorectal surgery in 2010. Since his return, he has been passionate about advancing the practice of minimally invasive colorectal surgery. In addition to laparoscopic colorectal surgery, he performs a repertoire of minimally invasive surgery for General Surgery.
Dr Leong is amongst a handful of local surgeons who practice Single Incision Laparoscopic surgery for colorectal diseases. Dr Leong also holds basic and advanced certifications in Robotic colorectal surgery and is a firm believer in this being the next major advancement for rectal cancer surgery. He is an avid teacher in advanced laparoscopy and routinely trains basic and advanced specialist trainees in laparoscopic surgery. He proctors consultant surgeons in complex colorectal cases regularly. Dr Leong is a proctor for haemorrhoid surgery using the new EEA® stapler by Covidien and the Transanal Hemorrhoidal Dearterialization (THD) method. Academically Dr Leong has more than 10 first author publications in both general Surgery and Colorectal surgery.
Dr Leong is an experienced endoscopist and is accredited to train advanced surgical trainees in endoscopy. He is trained in performing diagnostic and therapeutic scopes for elective and emergency surgical conditions. He performs direct access colonoscopies and oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopies for patients.