Senior Consultant General Surgery (Gastro/Colorectal)
Medical Conditions Treated:
English, Mandarin, Hokkien
MBBS (Singapore), FRCS (Edinburgh), FAMS (Surgery), Dip in Acupuncture (SCTCM)
Dr Seah is a colorectal surgeon who served as the director of the Pelvic Floor Centre in the division of Colorectal Surgery at the National University Health System. With over 12 years of service in a comprehensive Colorectal Unit at the National University Hospital and the National University Cancer Institute Singapore, she has managed a diverse range of colorectal and anorectal conditions including cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, pelvic floor disorders, functional colorectal conditions like constipation and fecal incontinence, as well as anorectal disorders.
Dr Seah’s expertise also extends to advanced therapeutic endoscopic techniques, particularly in double balloon enteroscopy for evaluating small bowel disorders and endoscopic submucosal dissection for treating large flat polyps. She trained under the proctorship of Professor Hironori Yamamoto, the inventor of the double balloon enteroscope.
Dr Seah’s achievements in the field of colorectal surgery are impressive. She was awarded the Human Manpower Development Programme scholarship in 2003 and completed her Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship at the University of Minnesota in 2004 under the mentorship of renowned surgeons including Dr Stanley Goldberg, Dr David Rothenberger, Dr Ann Lowry, and Dr Robert Madoff. Notably, she became the first American trained female colorectal surgeon in Singapore.