MBBS (NUS), M.Med (Surg), FRCS (Edinburgh), FAMS (Gen Surg), PhD (NUS)
Specialty: Surgery ＆ Surgical Oncology
Sub-specialties: Hepato-pancreato-biliary and Transplant Surgery, General Surgery, Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary, Liver
Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Bile Duct Cancer, Biliary Tract Cancer, Liver Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatico-Biliary Diseases.
Pierce Chow is Professor and Program Director at the Duke-NUS Medical School and Senior Consultant Surgeon at the National Cancer Centre Singapore and the Singapore General Hospital. He is concurrently a National Medical Research Council (NMRC) funded Senior Clinician-Scientist and founding President of the College of Clinician Scientists, Academy of Medicine Singapore.
In addition to managing a busy HPB surgical oncology service, Prof Chow has researched extensively on hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). He is the Protocol Chair of the Asia-Pacific Hepatocellular Carcinoma (AHCC) Trials Group and leads multi-national investigator-initiated clinical studies. Prof Chow currently leads the multi-disciplinary NMRC TCR National Flagship Program in Liver Cancer (the PLANet study) and the ASTAR funded IAF-ICP nation-wide cohort study to develop diagnostics for early detection of hepatocellular carcinoma in high-risk patients (the ELEGANCE study). For his dedicated research on liver cancer, Pierce was conferred the NMRC National Outstanding Clinician Scientist Award in 2012.
Pierce is also a faculty member at the Genome Institute of Singapore and the SingHealth Duke-NUS Global Health Institute and Research Director at the Institute of Cell and Molecular Biology Singapore.
Selected Publications of the past 5 years
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