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Dr. Gan Eng Cern

Dr. Gan Eng Cern

Designation: Consultant

Otorhinolaryngology (ENT)

Language spoken: English, Mandarin, Hokkien, Bahasa Melayu

Hospital Affiliation:
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
Gleneagles Hospital
Parkway East Hospital
Mount Alvernia Hospital

Clinic Address:
A Specialist Clinic for Sinus, Snoring & ENT
38, Irrawaddy Road, #08-45, Mt Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre, Singapore 329563

Operating Hours: Mon-Fri: 09:00AM - 05:00PM
Sat: 08300AM - 1200 PM, Closed on Sundays & Public Holidays

Tel: 6253 7296, HP - 90582480

Fax: 6253 7157

Dr Gan Eng Cern is a fellowship trained Consultant Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) Surgeon. He is well-versed in the management of a wide range of ENT conditions and has a passion for the treatment of conditions of the nose & sinuses, snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA). He obtained his subspecialty training in Rhinology (Nose & Sinuses) and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery at the world-renowned St Paul’s Sinus Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. He was also a Senior Clinical Lecturer at Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore.

Dr Gan is past-Honorary Treasurer for the Society of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery Singapore (SOHNSS). He is also past Course Convenor and remains the Rhinology Director for the Foundation Surgical Skills Course in Otolaryngology (an annual cadaveric dissection course organized by the ENT Department at Changi General Hospital to train ENT surgeons around the world). He has been an invited speaker and instructor to many local, regional and international ENT conferences and courses.

Dr Gan practices evidence-based medicine and is an avid researcher. He has published in numerous peer-reviewed top international ENT Scientific Journals. His work in patient positioning during sinus surgery to minimize bleeding and improve patient safety won him the prestigious 19th Yahya Cohen Memorial Lectureship. He has also contributed textbook chapters including a chapter in one of the definitive reference ENT textbook, Scott-Brown’s Otorhinolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery. He is a journal reviewer for:

1. International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology (IFAR) – The Official Journal of American Rhinologic Society (ARS) & American Academy of Otolaryngologic Allergy (AAOA)
2. The Laryngoscope
3. Singapore Medical Journal
4. Annals, Academy of Medicine Singapore

Professional Positions and Memberships:
Member of the Society of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery Singapore (SOHNSS)

• MBBS - Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia)
• MRCS (Edin) - Member of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, United Kingdom
• MMed (ORL) - Master of Medicine in ENT (National University of Singapore)
• FAMS - Fellow of the Academy of Medicine Singapore

Awards and Publications
Throughout his career, Dr Gan has received numerous awards, a testament to his dedication and passion in educating medical students and ENT trainees as well as in patient care, research and medical work. These include:

• Best Educator Award (Eastern Health Alliance)
• “Wow” Patient Compliment Award (Eastern Health Alliance)
• Caring Award – Silver (Eastern Health Alliance)
• 19th Yahya Cohen Memorial Lectureship (for Best Scientific Surgical Paper awarded by the College of Surgeons, Academy of Medicine Singapore)
• Singhealth Best Junior Doctor Award (Singhealth)

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