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Prof SOO Khee Chee


Visiting Consultant, Division of Surgery & Surgical Oncology, National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS)

• Speaker, Surgery Symposium, 17 Sep 2021    


Prof Soo Khee Chee completed his medical studies at the National University of Singapore in 1975. He did his surgical training in Sydney, Australia and then went on to complete his fellowship training in surgical oncology and head and neck surgery in London and New York.

After completing his medical and surgical training, Prof Soo returned to Singapore General Hospital in 1988. In 1993, Prof Soo became Head of the Department of Surgery in Singapore General Hospital and held that position for 11 years. He also served as Chair of the NUS Department of Surgery for a period of time.

In 1997, Prof Soo became the Founding Director of the NCCS and recently retired from that position after 20 years. He was also the Senior Vice Dean of Duke-NUS Medical School Singapore and continues to hold the Benjamin Sheares Professorship in Academic Medicine. 

Prof Soo Khee Chee has started his own surgical practice in Farrer Park Hospital and Farrer Park Medical Centre with an interest in surgical oncology and head and neck surgery.