Raffles Shield Panel Specialists

Dr Kan Yuk Man

General Surgery, General Surgery (Colorectal), General Surgery (Gastrointestinal)
Clinic Details


Clinic Address: 1 Farrer Park Station Road Farrer Park Medical Centre Connexion #13-05/06 Singapore 217562
Clinic number: 6443 3133
Opening Hours: Mon – Fri : 9am to 5pm, Sat: 9am to 1pm


Clinic Address: 3 Mount Elizabeth Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre #12-01 Singapore 228510
Clinic Number: 6908 1712
Opening Hours: Mon – Fri : 8.30am to 5pm, Sat: 8.30am to 1pm

Dr Kan Yuk Man is a senior consultant surgeon who has developed expertise in Upper Gastrointestinal, Bariatric and General Surgery over many years, focusing specifically on minimally invasive / keyhole surgery (MIS). He specializes in disease of the gastrointestinal tract (oesophagus, stomach, pancreas, liver and colon) and has extensive experience in keyhole surgery for simple and complex hernia and gallstones as well as therapeutic endoscopy.

Prior to private practice, he was the clinical lead in Upper GI focusing on MIS in general surgery as well as the surgical lead for trauma and the bariatric surgical services at Alexandra Hospital and Ng Teng Fong General Hospital. He set up and developed a multidisciplinary team to treat severely obese patients with laparoscopic gastric bypass or sleeve gastrectomies. He continues to be a visiting senior consultant surgeon at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital and Changi General Hospital.

Dr Kan has presented in many international conferences stretching from the USA, UK, Europe and Asia. He regularly participates in surgical workshops and Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) courses as an invited speaker and instructor. He is also an appointed reviewer for the ANZ Journal of Surgery and SMJ (Singapore Medical Journal).

Dr Kan received undergraduate training at Manchester University Medical School and postgraduate surgical training in the Cambridge region at Addenbrookes Hospital, both in the UK. He subsequently embarked on post-graduate senior surgical fellowships at world-renowned centers – the National Cancer Centre and the Cancer Institute (Tokyo, Japan), Prince of Wales Chinese University Hospital (Hong Kong) and Princess Alexandra Hospital (Brisbane, Australia). During this period he mastered techniques in thoracoscopic resections for oesophageal and gastric cancers and MIS for benign oesophageal disease.

MB ChB (U of Manchester, United Kingdom) 1993
FRCS (RCS, Edinburgh, United Kingdom) 1998