Associate Professor Chong Yew Lam


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Associate Professor Chong Yew Lam
Adjunct Associate Professor
MBBS, MRCS (Edin), MMed (Surgery), FAMS (Urology)


Adjunct Associate Professor Chong Yew Lam received his medical degree and Masters degree in Surgery from the National University of Singapore, and is a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. 

Upon completing Urology residency in 2006, he was awarded the Singapore Urological Association-European Board of Urology Book Prize the same year. He has been a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore since 2007.

As a recipient of the Ministry of Health Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) scholarship, he completed his fellowship training in Endourology and Minimally Invasive Urologic Oncology at the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, USA, under the mentorship of Dr Demetrius H. Bagley Jr. and the esteemed faculty of the Department of Urology.

Assoc Prof Chong is currently a Senior Consultant Urologist and Head of the Department of Urology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital.  Concurrently, he oversees the surgical departments at Tan Tock Seng Hospital in his role as Divisional Chairman (Surgery).  He has a strong interest in undergraduate and postgraduate training. He holds the academic appointments of Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore and Adjunct Associate Professor at the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine.

Besides general urological diseases, his specialty interests are in the application of minimally invasive surgical techniques in the management of urinary stone disease and urologic cancers. Areas of expertise include: prostate surgery, endoscopic and percutaneous surgery for urinary stones and other urinary tract disorders, metabolic evaluation and prevention of stone disease, laparoscopic kidney surgery, and daVinci robotic surgery for kidney, bladder and prostate tumours.