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Clin Assoc Prof Yong Wei Sean

Clin Assoc Prof Yong Wei Sean

MBBS, FRCS (Gen Surg)(Glas), FRCS (Gen Surg)(Ed), FAMS

Senior Consultant

Specialty: Surgical Oncology, General Surgery

Sub-specialties: Breast, Surgical Oncology, Skin & Melanoma, Breast Surgery

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Breast Cancer, Melanoma, Skin Cancer.

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant SingHealth Duke-NUS Breast Centre
  • Senior Consultant Breast Surgery Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital
  • Senior Consultant Division of Surgery & Surgical Oncology National Cancer Centre SingaporeNational Cancer Centre Singapore

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Associate Professor at Duke-NUS Medical School


​Dr Yong Wei Sean graduated from NUS and subsequently trained in general surgery, obtaining FRCS in 1997. He developed a special interest in breast surgical oncology and did a fellowship in Toronto, Canada in 2002/03.

Dr Yong is currently practicing breast and general surgery, performing diagnostic breast biopsies, therapeutic breast cancer surgery including skin sparing mastectomy and sentinel lymph node biopsy. He also has interest in sentinel node biopsy for melanoma.


  • MBBS
  • FRCS (Gen Surg)(Glas)
  • FRCS (Gen Surg)(Ed)
  • FAMS

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Senior Consultant, Surgical Oncology, NCCS
  • Visiting Consultant, General Surgery, SGH
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School


  • 2007 Healthcare Humanity Award
  • 2007/08 Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence

Research Interests


Research Trials