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Singapore Integrated Programme (SGIP) for Plastic Surgery


About the Programme

From face to body; upper extremity to lower extremity, the Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery helps patients restore form and function that have been compromised due to trauma, accident, illness or aging. The satisfaction and joy we get from each patient’s recovery is tangible and immense. 

The Singapore Integrated Programme (SGIP) for Plastic Surgery is a national six-year programme, which is formed by SingHealth, National Healthcare Group (NHG) and National University Health System (NUHS) Plastic Surgery Residency. Our comprehensive programme has been carefully crafted and coordinated by the team, and you can expect a structured curriculum with regular formative assessments and timely feedback. When you join us as a Resident, you become part of a passionate team of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons, each striving to provide the best outcome for our patients. 

You are invited to join the programme after completing Postgraduate Year 1 (PGY1). You can also apply for the programme PGY1 Year. If you are highly motivated, responsible, a good team player and possess a positive attitude towards learning, we look forward to welcoming you to the Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery team. 

As of July 2020 intake, new Residents will be enrolled under the SGIP for Plastic Surgery, with SingHealth as the administrative centre.

Why Choose Singapore Integrated Programme (SGIP) for Plastic Surgery?

The SGIP for Plastic Surgery prides itself as the national leader in patient care, education and research. 

We offer a diverse case-mix with our network of hospitals, national specialty centres and polyclinics. Residents will be able to obtain hands-on exposure to all aspects of Plastic Surgery cases such as Craniomaxillofacial Surgery, Microsurgery, Head and Neck reconstruction, Paediatric Plastic Surgery and Breast Reconstruction. This wealth of clinical material in the 3 clusters equips all our Residents with the building blocks of Plastic Surgery to face the challenges of the specialty in the future.  

Our Residents will learn from outstanding and dedicated Faculty who are well-known leaders in the field of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. Dedicated to your training progress, our Faculty will ensure that you receive valuable guidance every step of the way; guidance that will nurture you throughout your career.