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Prof Alexander Chung Yaw Fui

Prof Alexander Chung Yaw Fui

​MBBS (S'pore), FRCS Edin

Senior Consultant

Specialty: Surgery & Surgical Oncology, Hepato-pancreato-biliary and Transplant Surgery

Clinical Interest: Hepato-pancreato-biliary and Transplant Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Transplantation

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Gallstones, Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Cancers, Liver Cancer, Liver Tumours, Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatic Endocrine Tumours, Pancreatic Tumours.

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Hepato-pancreato-biliary and Transplant Surgery Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital
  • Senior Consultant Division of Surgery & Surgical Oncology National Cancer Centre SingaporeNational Cancer Centre Singapore


​Graduated in 1990 MBBS (S'pore), completed basic surgical training FRCS (Edin) in 1994 and exited in 1999 with Specialist Accreditation in General Surgery with special interest in: Surgical oncology in liver, pancreas & gall bladder surgery, laparoscopic surgery, diagnostic & therapeutic endoscopy in stomach & colon and liver transplantation.


  • ​MBBS (S'pore)
  • FRCS Edin

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Adjunct Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Senior Lecturer, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Residency Advisory Committee


  • ​Outstanding Faculty Award Academic Year 2012/13, 2015/16
  • SingHealth GCEO Excellence Award: Outstanding Clinician 2015
  • PS 21 Star Service Award 2009
  • CEO Service Award 2008
  • Heart of Gold Award 2007
  • Service with a Heart Award 2001, 2002, 2004, 2007

Research Interests



  • One hundred and seventy-eight indexed medical publications in international & regional journals.
  • Collaboration in cancer trials in Outram Campus
  • Adjuvant hepatic intra-arterial iodine-131-lipiodol following curative resection of hepatocellular carcinoma: a prospective randomized trial. World J Surg. 2013 
  • Pyogenic liver abscess: Predicting failure to improve outcome. Netherlands Journal of Medicine 2008
  • Management of liver abscess – percutaneous or open drainage? A pictorial essay. Singapore Medical Journal 2007
  • Giant hepatocellular adenoma presenting with chronic iron deficiency anaemia. American Journal of Gastroenterology 2006
  • Clinical mimicry of hepatocellular carcinoma: imaging-pathological correlation Singapore Medical Journal 2005
  • Hepatic angiomyolipoma mimicking hepatocellular carcinoma Asian Journal of Surgery 2002
  • Diagnostic failures in endoscopy for acute upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage. British Journal of Surgery 2000
  • Minimizing recurrence after sigmoid volvulus. British Journal of Surgery 1999
  • Epidemiology of Warthin's tumour of the parotid gland in an Asian population. British Journal of Surgery 1999
  • Management of colonic lipomas. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery 1998
  • Young age is not a poor prognostic marker in colorectal cancer. British Journal of Surgery 1998

Research Trials