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Dr. Chuah Sai Wei

Senior Consultant Gastroenterologist


  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Medical Conditions Treated:

  • Gastrointestinal bleeding from the esophagus, stomach, or duodenum, and lower gastrointestinal bleeding from the small intestine, colon, or rectum
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Liver disease including viral hepatitis, fatty liver disease, and autoimmune liver diseases


English, Mandarin, Hokkien, Teochew, Bahasa Melayu


MBChB (United Kingdom), MRCP (United Kingdom), FAMS (Gastroenterology) (Singapore)

Professional Profile:

Dr Chuah’s clinical expertise is in the management of gastrointestinal and liver conditions, with a special interest in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Dr Chuah is proficient in diagnostic and therapeutic gastroscopy, colonoscopy and capsule endoscopy.

Dr Chuah earned her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) with commendation from the University of Glasgow, UK in 2002. She received the Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) from the UK in 2005, and subsequently completed specialist training in the field of Gastroenterology & Hepatology. She underwent advanced fellowship training in gastroenterology at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge University Hospital Trust, UK, specializing in Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

Prior to her current position, Dr Chuah was a Consultant in the Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, and the Director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Centre in Singapore General Hospital (SGH). She was actively involved in the hospital’s service development, and served as Co-chair of the Centre for Digestive and Liver Diseases Executive Committee, SGH, and Singhealth Transition Care Workgroup. She is also a Visiting Consultant at SGH.

Dr Chuah has received several awards for her service and contributions to healthcare, including the Singhealth Service with A Heart Award, Singhealth Best Registrar Award, Heart of Gold Award, and Singhealth Residency Outstanding Faculty Award. She is also the Vice Chairperson for the National Foundation of Digestive Disease, Singapore.

Dr Chuah is passionate about education and has been the core faculty of the Singhealth Gastroenterology Senior Residency Program. She has also been invited to give lectures as a speaker for both local and regional workshops and conferences.