About Dr Benjamin Chua
General Surgery-Vascular Surgery
MBBS(Singapore), MHSc(Duke), MRCSEd, FRCSEd (General Surgery),
FAMS Fellowship, Advanced Vascular and Endovascular Surgery(Melbourne, Australia)
Monday to Friday: 8.30am – 5.30pm
Saturdays: 8.30am – 1.00pm
Sundays & Public Holidays: Closed
Thomson Surgical Centre
339 Thomson Road 03-01, Thomson Medical Centre, Singapore 307677
Dr Benjamin Chua Appointment Process
Appointment Number (For Serial): Phone: 6251 8884, +65 6250 2222.. For Online Appointment : Click here
Chamber Name & Address: Thomson Surgical Centre , 339 Thomson Road #03-01, Thomson Medical Centre, Singapore 307677.
Dr Benjamin Chua is a distinguished Vascular Surgeon, specializing in the treatment of vascular diseases through advanced endovascular techniques and traditional open surgery.
His primary focus lies in addressing vein-related conditions like varicose veins, pelvic congestion syndrome, and vein compression syndromes, as well as arterial diseases such as peripheral artery disease, arterial/aortic aneurysms, and carotid artery disease.
Dr Benjamin Chua’s expertise extends to the use of endovascular procedures to treat a wide spectrum of Women’s and Men’s Health-related issues, including uterine fibroids, varicocele, and erectile dysfunction.
Dr. Chua’s remarkable career includes serving as the Founding Head of the Department of Vascular Surgery at Singapore General Hospital, a pioneering institution dedicated to the care of vascular disease patients in Singapore. Concurrently, he held positions as a Senior Consultant Surgeon and Director of Endovascular Surgery.
In 2001, Dr Benjamin Chua received the prestigious Singapore National Medical Research Council (NMRC) Fellowship Training Award, which culminated in his attainment of an MHSc in Clinical Research in 2003. During this time, he also worked as a research fellow at the Duke Clinical Research Institute, concentrating on lower limb peripheral artery disease within the dialysis-dependent population and the development of randomized surgical trials.
Dr. Chua completed his comprehensive training in General and Vascular Surgery at SGH in 2003. He subsequently obtained Specialty Accreditation from the Ministry of Health, Singapore in 2008 and was admitted as a Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
In 2009, he was honored with the Singapore Ministry of Health – NHG HMDP Award, enabling him to pursue sub-specialty training in Advanced Endovascular Surgery in Melbourne, Australia, where he trained under the guidance of Professor Michael Denton, an authority in advanced aortic stent grafts and fenestrated devices. Additionally, Dr. Chua served as the Honorary Clinical Fellow in Vascular Surgery at St Vincent’s and Epworth Hospitals, Melbourne.
Dr. Chua’s dedication to spreading knowledge and expertise is evident through his role as a regional proctor and case demonstrator, frequently traveling throughout the Asia-Pacific region to educate and oversee complex aortic stenting, peripheral vascular interventions, vein surgery, and vascular malformation treatments.
Dr Benjamin Chua is a sought-after faculty member and speaker at regional and international vascular conferences. Dr. Chua extends his medical reach to neighboring regional countries, providing consultations for patients and assisting in surgeries. His contributions to the field are underscored by numerous book chapters and research articles published in esteemed international vascular surgery journals.
Driven by a profound commitment to improving the lives of individuals grappling with vascular-related health issues, Dr Benjamin Chua has made it his mission to deliver effective treatments. In his capacity as a surgeon at Thomson Surgical Centre, he aspires to provide personalized and dedicated care to patients suffering from vascular diseases, with the ultimate aim of achieving optimal patient outcomes.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is Vascular Surgery, and what conditions does Dr. Benjamin Chua specialize in treating?
Vascular Surgery is a medical specialty focused on the diagnosis and treatment of vascular diseases. Dr. Chua specializes in a wide range of conditions, including varicose veins, arterial diseases, and Women’s and Men’s Health-related issues, such as uterine fibroids and erectile dysfunction.
2. How can I schedule an appointment with Dr. Benjamin Chua for a vascular health concern?
To schedule an appointment with Dr Benjamin Chua, you can typically contact his clinic directly. However, the specific appointment process may vary depending on the healthcare facility where he practices. It’s advisable to check with the clinic for precise scheduling information.
3. Can Dr. Chua perform minimally invasive procedures for vascular conditions?
Yes, Dr Benjamin Chua is skilled in advanced endovascular techniques, which often involve minimally invasive procedures for treating vascular diseases. These procedures are known for shorter recovery times and reduced scarring compared to traditional open surgery.
4. What is Dr. Chua’s experience in training and education within the field of Vascular Surgery?
Dr. Chua has a rich background in training and education. He has served as the Founding Head of the Department of Vascular Surgery at Singapore General Hospital and has been actively involved in teaching and proctoring complex vascular procedures across the Asia-Pacific region. He is also a published author in the field.
5. Does Dr. Chua provide consultations and surgeries outside of Singapore?
Yes, Dr. Chua travels to neighboring regional countries to consult on patients and assist in surgeries. His expertise is not limited to Singapore, and he extends his services to other areas in the region.