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Aesthetics

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Dr Magdalene Liau
Medical Aesthetics

MBBS (Dublin), M.B B.Ch. B.A.O

Dr Magdalene Liau graduated from University College Dublin with Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB BCh BAO). She holds accreditations in various aesthetic procedures from the Aesthetic Dermatology Education Group and the Dermatological Society of Singapore. In addition, she has been awarded a Certificate in Aesthetic Medicine by the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine. Dr Liau makes it a point to stay on top of advancements in the rapidly evolving field of aesthetics by attending relevant workshops and conferences. Dr Liau believes that a combination of BTX, injectable fillers and laser treatments can help individuals attain a more youthful appearance. Her ideology in aesthetic medicine is ‘less is sometimes more’. This, in turn, would retain unique facial attributes while enhancing their intrinsic beauty. More importantly, Dr Liau is mindful of her patients’ needs and genuinely listens to their concerns.

Dr Liau has a particular interest in weight management and fat loss. As a firm advocate of total body wellness, she believes that aesthetic treatments are most beneficial when combined with healthy lifestyle habits. Being an avid fitness enthusiast herself, she was invited to write an article for the Singapore Medical Association (April 2016 issue) sharing her fitness journey – giving a voice to those who may find it hard to live an active lifestyle outside their jobs. She went on to attain the Fitness Nutrition Specialty Certification by the American Council on Exercise. Known for her sincere approach, Dr Liau is always happy to share her knowledge and provide honest advice on weight / fat loss. Outside her practice, Dr Liau is an avid fitness enthusiast who enjoys heart-pounding, sweat-dripping workouts. In particular, she loves Muay Thai and trains with someone who has lived and fought in Thailand. She finds that Muay Thai is a great form of cardiovascular exercise that burns plenty of calories and is also a fantastic stress-reliever.

Dr Vanessa Phua
Medical Aesthetics

BMED Sci, BMBS (UK), MRCS (UK),
MMed (S’pore Ophthalmology), Dip. in Practical Dermatology (UK)

Dr Vanessa Phua started as an ophthalmologist early into her journey as a medical specialist. Since then, she has been particularly keen on aesthetic rejuvenation in a bid to assist both men and women in boosting their confidence. As such, she went on to pursue her passion and is now considered an undoubtedly trusted veteran in this competitive industry.

Her experience and skill in providing aesthetic services have earned her a reputation. Dr Phua’s signature treatments specializes in the areas of face lifting and anti-aging. In fact, Papillion Revitalizing Threadlift and body contouring are her niches. Due to her years of experience, Dr Phua is also the regional trainer for aesthetic medical procedures such as Ultherapy and filler rejuvenation of the face. She stays current with international advances in non-surgical techniques while ensuring that each doctor is trained so that every patient will receive the great standards in safety and aesthetic results.

The term “Joie de vivre“ is coined from a notable French phrase which refers to expressing a cheerful enjoyment of life, an exultation of spirit. With this motto, Dr Phua seeks support each patient through their aesthetic journey and give them a sense of freedom through a more youthful outlook and therefore, let them experience a joy that life can only bring.

Dr Vanessa Phua
Dr Charlotte Yung

Dr Charlotte Yung
Medical Aesthetics

MBBS (S’pore), MMed (Family Medicine), MCFPS, Dip. FP Dermatology

Dr Charlotte Yung graduated from National University of Singapore in 1985 and did her post graduate degree in Family Medicine. She is a registered family physician and strongly believes in the philosophy of treating patients in the context of the person, family and the community that they live in.

She strives to practice patient-centered care based on scientific evidence and a good doctor-patient relationship. As a family physician, Dr Yung is concerned not only with the acute or chronic medical problems that a person has, but also focuses on keeping the person well, healthy and functioning. Therefore disease prevention through health screening and counselling on diet, exercise and weight management are all part of Dr Yung’s practice.

Dr Yung has a special interest in dermatology and it was through this that she developed her aesthetic practice because many of her patients approached her to treat their wrinkles, saggy skin, acne and pigmentation problems. When IPL, lasers and improved skin treatments came on the scene, she decided to use them on her patients so that they could get better results. She derives great pleasure when patients are satisfied and happy with their treatment.

Dr Yung also trained as a lactation consultant and was certified by the International Board of Lactation Consultants in 1993. She continues to be an advocate of breastfeeding because of the enhanced health and psychological benefits for both the mother and child. She provides treatment of breastfeeding problems in her clinic.

Health
Screening

Dr Derek Koh
Head, Health Screening

MBBS (Singapore), GDFM (Singapore)

Dr Koh heads Thomson Wellth Clinic, practicing preventive medicine through tailored health screenings & wellness programs including the management of Andropause, Menopause and Obesity.

Graduating in 1992 with a basic medical degree and subsequently received his post-graduate diploma in Family Medicine, both from the National University of Singapore, Dr Koh is also Board Certified in Anti-ageing Medicine and has attained his Fellowship with the American Board of Anti-Ageing and Rejuvenation Medicine.

He has completed local certifications in Practical Andrology conducted by the Academy of Men’s Health (Singapore) as well as post graduate training in Nutritional Protocols accredited by the Australasian College of Nutritional & Environmental Medicine. Dr Koh is an EIMS-certified physician in Exercise Prescription, an initiative launched by the American College of Sports Medicine.

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Dr Tay Wen Sien
Resident Physician, Health Screening

BM (UK), GDFM (Singapore), Dip Dermatology (Singapore)

Dr Tay is a Resident Physician at Thomson Wellth Clinic. She graduated from the University of Southampton, UK in 1999 with a Bachelors’ Degree in Medicine and went on to complete both the Graduate Diploma in Family Medicine & Graduate Diploma in Dermatology from the University of Singapore.

Dr Tay is an accredited Family Physician with the Family Physician Accreditation Board (Singapore). She started her career as a resident doctor in the Singapore Government Polyclinics practicing Family Medicine, attending to both acute & chronic illnesses for adults as well as children. She further spent a year at a Geriatric Medicine department to hone her skills in elderly care.

Moving on to private practice since 2007, Dr Tay has been practicing preventive medicine through health screening and chronic disease management.

Dr Tay also has a special interest in non-invasive aesthetic procedures including Botox, Chemical Peel and Skin Booster.

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Plastic
Surgery

Dr Evan Woo
Visiting Consultant

MBBS, MMED Surg (Singapore), MRCSEd, FAMS (Plastic Surgery)

A Plastic Surgeon accredited by the Ministry of Health, Dr Woo specialises in breast surgery and reconstruction, postnatal rejuvenation and aesthetic surgery, lymphedema surgery, and paediatric plastic surgery.

With a broad training in plastic surgery covering all aspects of reconstruction, wound and scar management, and aesthetic surgery, Dr Woo furthered his training at The Nottingham Breast Institute on a Health Manpower Development Programme scholarship, where he gained new skills in his two special interests – microsurgical breast reconstruction and oncoplastic breast surgery.

With this comprehensive training, he is currently one of a handful of surgeons in Singapore who can offer the full range of options in breast reconstruction after both breast removal or breast conservation surgery, including the use of perforator flap-free tissue transfer.

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Preventive-
Ageing

Dr Caroline Low Bee Leng | Preventive-aging medicine, Health Screening | Health and Wellness Experts in Singapore

Dr Caroline Low
Visiting Consultant

MB Bch LRCPI BAO, ABAARM, FAAM

A general practitioner with nearly 20 years of experience, Dr Low’s area of professional expertise includes preventive and aesthetic medicine, such as laser skin treatments, preventive-ageing screenings and hormonal therapy.
Dr Low is a fellow of the American Board of Anti-Ageing and Rejuvenation Medicine since Aug 2007 and obtained her fellowship with the Australasian Academy of Anti-Ageing Medicine in 2010.
 
As a Preventive-Ageing Physician, she has made great strides in reducing the risks of disability and death from heart attacks, strokes, diabetes, cancer, senility and arthritis, essentially by modifying the metabolism of the old to that of the young, achieving rejuvenation and reversal of ageing.
 
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Sports and
Musculoskeletal Medicine

Dr Chiam Tut Fu
Medical Director, Consultant Sports Medicine Physician

MBBS (Singapore), MSS (Sports Medicine), MMed (Occupational Medicine), GD (Occupational Medicine)

Dr Chiam Tut Fu obtained his MBBS and Masters of Medicine (Occupational Medicine) from the National University of Singapore. He was also the year’s top student with a Masters in Sports Science (Sports Medicine) from the United States Sports Academy.

Being an accredited Specialist in Sports Medicine with Ministry of Health and Singapore Medical Council, he is also a consultant to the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) in Sports Medicine and helped the SAF design the criteria for medical classification and grading.
 
Dr Chiam specialises in the management of musculoskeletal pain due to sports injuries or age-related degenerative and orthopaedic conditions and myofascial causes like trigger points. He uses a wide range of latest evidence-based treatment modalities in his practice like platelet rich plasma therapy and low level laser treatment. He also has a special interest in weight management and smoking cessation.
 

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Contact Dr Chiam directly at [email protected].

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Vascular
Surgery

Dr Benjamin Chua | Vascular Surgery, Visiting Consultant | Health and Wellness Experts in Singapore

Dr Benjamin Chua
Visiting Consultant

MBBS (Singapore), MHSc (Duke), MRCSEd, FRCSEd (Gen Surg) Fellowship, Advanced Endovascular Surgery (Melbourne Australia)

In the field of vascular surgery, not many doctors are as accomplished as Dr Chua. He was instrumental as the Founding Head in setting up the Department of Vascular Surgery at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH), the first island-wide independent clinical department dedicated to caring for patients with vascular conditions. During his tenure at SGH, Dr Chua was also instrumental in advancing new procedures in aortic aneurysm repair, angioplasty and stenting for peripheral arterial disease, and varicose vein surgery.
 
While at SGH, Dr Chua also served as the Director of the Alexander Chao Vascular and Endovascular Surgical Skills Platform under the Division of Surgery Surgical Skills Centre. Dr Chua was also the Deputy Director of the Device Development Office, Academic Clinical Programme in Surgery under SingHealth.
 
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