Choon Seng Chong

Chong Choon Seng

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
  • Consultant, Department of Surgery
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Assistant Dean, Enterprise, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Director, Surgery Undergraduate Medical Education
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Visiting Consultant, Ng Teng Fong Hospital, National University Health System
Academic Qualifications
  • FRCS, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • MMed (Gen Surg), National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • MBBS, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Research Interest(s)
  • Colorectal Cancer and Screening
  • Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery
  • Transanal TME (taTME); Natural Orifice Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy: Colonic stenting, Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Clinical Reasoning
Recent Publications
  • 1. Pooled analysis of WHO Surgical Safety Checklist use and mortality after emergency laparotomy. GlobalSurg Collaborative. Br J Surg. 2019 Jan;106(2):e103-e112. doi: 10.1002/bjs.11051.PMID: 30620059.
  • 2. Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS) for Large Rectal Polyps. Leong FQ, Chong CS. Ann Surg Oncol. 2019 May;26(5):1428. doi: 10.1245/s10434-019-07171-8. Epub 2019 Mar 7. PMID:30847750.
  • 3. Survival outcomes following primary tumor resection for patients with incurable metastatic colorectal carcinoma: Experience from a single institution. Lau JW, Chang HS, Lee KY, Gwee YX, Lee WQ, Chong CS. J Dig Dis. 2018 Sep;19(9):550-560. doi: 10.1111/1751-2980.12657. Epub 2018 Oct 4. PMID:30117288.
  • 4. Transanal total mesorectal excision for locally advanced pT4b rectal cancers. Tan CHN, Lee KC, Cheong WK, Chong CS. ANZ J Surg. 2018 Sep;88(9):928-929. doi: 10.1111/ans.14448. Epub 2018 May 8. No abstract available. PMID:29740919.
  • 5. Operative Method for Transverse Colon Carcinoma: Transverse Colectomy Versus Extended Colectomy. Chong CS, Huh JW, Oh BY, Park YA, Cho YB, Yun SH, Kim HC, Lee WY. Dis Colon Rectum. 2016 Jul;59(7):630-9. doi:10.1097/DCR.0000000000000619.