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Dr See Xinyin Anna

Dr See Xinyin Anna



Singapore General Hospital

Specialty: Otorhinolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery

Clinical Interest: Head & Neck Surgery

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Otorhinolaryngology - Head &Neck Surgery Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital
  • Consultant SingHealth Duke-NUS Head and Neck Centre
  • Consultant Division of Surgery & Surgical Oncology National Cancer Centre SingaporeNational Cancer Centre Singapore
  • Visiting Consultant Children's ENT Centre KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital


Dr Anna See graduated from National University of Singapore, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine in 2012. She completed her membership examination of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (Surgery) in 2014, and obtained Master of Medicine (ORL) from the National University of Singapore in 2015. She became a certified ENT specialist in 2018 upon completion of her ENT residency training in Singapore. After specialist qualification, she further obtained a Masters in Public Health from the Imperial College London, UK, in 2022. 

Dr See's main interests are in treatment of Head and Neck cancers and thyroid lesions. Her practice also covers general adult ENT conditions. In 2023, she completed a year-long fellowship in Head & Neck Surgical Oncology at Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan, under the MOH Health Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) scholarship.


  • MBBS (Singapore)
  • MRCS (Edinburgh)
  • MMed (ORL) 
  • MPH (London)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships


Professional Awards: 
  • Service with a Heart - June 2020
  • Residency in SingHealth Excels Awards - Outstanding Resident Award 2018
  • Residency in SingHealth Excels Awards - Outstanding Resident Award 2017
  • Residency in SingHealth Excels Awards - Outstanding Resident Award 2016
  • Residency in SingHealth Excels Awards – Outstanding Resident Award 2014
Research Awards:
  • Best Poster Award (Merit) – SingHealth Duke-NUS Surgical & Anaesthesia Congress 2017
  • Best Oral Presentation Award – 1st Asia Pacific Thyroid Surgery Congress, Seoul, South Korea 2015

Research Interests


  • See A, Go LK, Teo CEH, Teo NWY, Toh ST. Adaptations of a Tertiary Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Department in Singapore during the COVID-19 Outbreak. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2020 Jul 29:3489420946779. Epub ahead of print. 
  • See A, Toh ST. Respiratory sampling for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2: An Overview. Head Neck. 2020 Jul;42(7):1652-1656. 
  • See A, Lim AEL, Wong J, Choong HL, Iyer NG, Tan HK, Tan NC, Ng JCF. The effect of parathyroidectomy on patients' symptoms in tertiary hyperparathyroidism. Head Neck. 2019 Aug;41(8):2748-2755. 
  • See A, NG Iyer, C Teo, NC Tan, J Ng, KC Soo, HK Tan. Distant Metastasis as the Sole Initial Manifestation of Well-Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2017 Jul;274(7):2877-2882.
  • See A, Sudirman SR, Huang XY. Spontaneous multilevel airway haemorrhage in acquired haemophilia A. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2017 Jun;274(6):2657-2660.
  • See A, Tan TY, Gan EC. Atypical Culture-Negative Skull Base Osteomyelitis Masquerading as Advanced Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma. Am J Otolaryngol. 2016 May-Jun;37(3):236-9.
  • See A, Gan EC. Orbital compartment syndrome during endoscopic drainage of subperiosteal orbital abscess. Am J Otolaryngol. 2015 Nov-Dec;36(6):828-31. 
  • Chee M, See A, Teo M. Metastatic urinary bladder transitional cell carcinoma to the oral cavity and oropharynx. European Surgery 2015, 47(6): 350-2.
  • See AX, MCC Teo. Spontaneous Regression of Dermal Metastases in Merkel Cell Carcinoma. Am J Cancer Case Rep 2014, 2:154-8.
  • See AX, Prakash V, Tan KK. Recurrent Kawasaki disease presenting as acute airway obstruction. Singapore Med J 2012 Dec;53(12):e264-6.
  • See AX, Chua DY, Chan YM, Goh CH. Obstructive sleep apnoea in a case of thyroglossal duct cyst carcinoma. J Laryngol Otol. 2012 Aug;126(8):864-6.
  • See A, Teo B, Kwan R, Lim R, Lee J, Tang MB, Verkooijen HM. Use of complementary and alternative medicine among dermatology outpatients in Singapore. Australas J Dermatol. 2011 Feb;52(1):7-13.

Research Trials