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Dr. Stephen Cheng

Senior Consultant General Surgery (Hepato-Pancreato-Billiary)


  • Hepatopancreatobiliary surgery, which refers to the surgical treatment of diseases related to the liver, pancreas, and biliary system (including the gallbladder and bile ducts)

Medical Conditions Treated:

  • Liver diseases: such as liver cancer, cirrhosis, hepatitis, and fatty liver disease.
  • Pancreatic diseases: such as pancreatic cancer, pancreatitis, and pancreatic cysts.
  • Biliary diseases: such as gallstones, biliary obstruction, and bile duct cancer.
  • Liver transplantation: Dr Chang is experienced in both deceased donor liver transplantation and living donor liver transplantation.
  • Laparoscopic surgery: Dr Chang has expertise in minimally invasive surgery for a range of hepatopancreatobiliary conditions, including gallbladder surgery, liver resection, and pancreas resection.


English, Mandarin, French, Hokkien, Hakka, Bahassa Indonesia


M.B.B.S. (Singapore),, M.Med (Surgery) FRCS, Edinburgh (General Surgery), FAMS

Professional Profile:

Dr Chang has made significant contributions to the field of hepatopancreatobiliary surgery. He is the Founding President of the Hepatopancreatobiliary Association of Singapore, a Founding Member of the International Laparoscopic Liver Society, and the Singapore Representative of the Asia Pacific Laparoscopic Hepatectomy Promotion and Development Expert Committee.

Dr Chang’s expertise lies in laparoscopic surgery, management of gall bladder, liver and pancreatic diseases, and liver transplantation. He received his fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK in 2003, and furthered his training in laparoscopic hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery, and liver transplantation in Paris, France.

Dr Chang’s contributions to the development of laparoscopic surgery and living donor liver transplant (LDLT) programme have been instrumental. He played a key role in developing the laparoscopic approach to hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery and has been at the forefront of developing the LDLT programme.

Dr Chang’s pioneering work in single incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) has also been noteworthy. He was one of the first few surgeons to publish his experience in single incision laparoscopic gallbladder surgery, liver resection, and pancreas resection. His contributions in this area have been a significant step towards minimally invasive surgery, resulting in reduced scarring, faster recovery time, and better patient outcomes.