Opened on 16 March 2016 by Health Minister Gan Kim Yong, Farrer Park Hospital is a private tertiary healthcare facility located in Farrer Park, Singapore. It is located within Singapore’s first, fully integrated healthcare and hospitality complex known as Connexion, which provides medical services and also hotels and spas. With 220 beds, 18 operating theatres, the hospital is also attached to Farrer Park Medical Center that houses ten floors of suites and over 400 medical specialists. The hospital offers excellent clinical care in unparalleled comfort with a focus on fairness and value. It is known to have a fresh approach to all treatments. A wide range of clinical specialties is available at the hospital, including omentectomy, medical examination, breast cancer treatment, breast reconstruction, and liposuction.
The specialists in Farrer Park Hospital are supported by modern facilities that allow them to diagnose, inform, and heal patients accurately. Current developments in medical technology and treatments are integrated with the hospital’s design and architecture, which is determined by doctors to enhance their services. Providing 24-hour emergency clinics, the hospital is fully equipped with consultation rooms, observation bay, critical care area, and rooms for dressing, procedures, and isolation. There are also special function rooms for eye and ear examinations as well as rooms for minor orthopedic procedures.
The hospital claims that their care philosophy encompasses further than just healing and the management of disease, they also aim to engage their patients as partners in reaching good health and they want to be that provider to achieve that goal. The hospital gives attention to all details, starting from the wellbeing of the patients, their influence on the environment, the swiftness and ease in receiving medical attention, to the care of hygiene.
Located above the Farrer Park MRT Station, there are many places medical tourists can visit, including Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple, AIRZONE, and Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple.
Dr Ang is a certified Plastic Surgeon on the Singapore Medical Council's Register of Specialists. He has been in private practice since 2005 and has practicing privileges at various private hospitals in Singapore.
Dr Ang graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1989 and underwent Plastic Surgery training at the Singapore General Hospital from 1994 to 1999.
Dr Ang was awarded the Ministry of Health Human Manpower Development Programme and spent a year in sub-specialty training in the Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Toronto (1999-2000). He returned to Singapore in mid 2000 and was appointed Consultant Plastic Surgeon at the Singapore General Hospital.
He is a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (Plastic Surgery) and a member of the Singapore Association of Plastic Surgeons.
Dr. Kwok established the Singapore's first multi-disciplinary Heart Failure Programme at the National Heart Centre of Singapore. He was the Director of the Programme, and continues to care for patients with advanced heart failure and heart transplant recipients as a Visiting Consultant at the National Heart Centre Singapore. With a strong interest in exercise physiology, he is an Exercise Specialist accredited by American College of Sports Medicine.
Dr Kwok is a Clinical Senior Lecturer at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore. He is a Past-Governor of the Singapore Chapter of the American College of Cardiology, and a Past President of the Singapore Cardiac Society. He is the founding President of the Heart Failure Society (Singapore). He is effectively bilingual in English and Chinese, and is conversant in spoken Bahasa. In addition, he speaks 3 dialects fluently (Cantonese, Hokkien & Teochew).
Dr. Bernard Kwok obtained his basic medical degree from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1990. He further qualified in internal medicine with Master of Medicine from NUS. He became a Member of the Royal College of Physician (UK), after qualifying with a diploma from the Royal College in Edinburgh, Scotland. He trained in cardiology at the National University Hospital in Singapore, and completed a fellowship in Heart Failure & Heart Transplantation at Stanford University School of Medicine in USA. He is Singapore's first qualified transplant cardiologist.
Dr Chan is a medical oncologist in the treatment of breast, lung and colon cancer. He was also trained in treating lymphoma, neuro-oncology and sarcoma.
Prior to private practice, Dr Chan was a consultant at the National University Cancer Institute during which he started the Neuro-Oncology tumour board and was an active member of the Sarcoma and Lymphoma tumour boards. He held concurrent appointment as Director, Undergraduate Education (Medical Oncology) at the National University of Singapore (NUS).
In addition to clinical work, he was also actively involved in cancer research at the Cancer Science Institute Singapore and has published many papers in peer-reviewed journals including Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA), Annals of Oncology and Investigational New Drugs for many cancers and had written a book chapter on breast cancer. He was also co-investigator in numerous trials for new drugs. His dedication to research had earned him several research awards, such as the Overseas Research Fellowship (2010-11) and New Investigator Grant for research in breast cancer (2012), both bestowed by the National Medical Research Council (NMRC).
He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and also the Connective Tissue Oncology Society (CTOS) of USA.
Dr Daniel Chan graduated with honours from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2000. After becoming a qualified medical oncologist (2008), he spent a year at the University of California, Los Angelas (UCLA) (2010-2011) and Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre where he further honed his clinical expertise in medical oncology with world renowned haematologist-oncologist Professor Phillip Koeffler.
Dr John Thomas is a Specialist Board Accredited neurosurgeon with 20 years of experience in neurosurgery.
From 1998, Dr Thomas worked as consultant neurosurgeon at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH), rising to serve as senior consultant and head of the Department of Neurosurgery. Under his leadership, the Department of Neurosurgery received an outstanding review during the first international hospital accreditation of SGH by the Joint Commission International (JCI).
At NNI and SGH, he was lead consultant for the Functional Neurosurgery Service, which dealt with Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease and movement disorders, epilepsy surgery, micro-vascular decompression for trigeminal neuralgia, hemifacial spasm and endoscopic sympathectomy for hyperhidrosis (sweaty palms). He was also lead consultant for the Radiosurgery Service for benign and malignant brain tumours, spine tumours, arterio-venous malformations of the brain and spinal cord and trigeminal neuralgia. Dr Thomas was also the co-lead consultant for neuro-oncology for brain tumours, skull base surgery for complex brain tumours and aneurysm surgery.
Since 1998, Dr Thomas has been involved in the teaching of medical students, neurosurgical residents and junior consultants. Dr Thomas is an adjunct associate professor to the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School. He was the founding program director of the Singhealth Surgical Sub-Specialty Residency Program. His research interests are in the field of brain tumours (neuro-oncology), radiosurgery and functional neurosurgery.
Dr Thomas is a visiting consultant in National Neuroscience Institute (NNI), Singapore General Hospital, National Cancer Centre (NCC) and Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC). Dr Thomas has also been appointed by the Ministry of Health (Singapore) as the Chairman of the Residency Accreditation Committee for Neurosurgery in Singapore, which oversees neurosurgical training for Singapore.
Dr Thomas began neurosurgical training in Singapore in 1995. He received a Ministry of Health (Singapore) HMDP Fellowship to the UK and completed his advanced neurosurgical training in Oxford, UK. He trained in brain and spine Surgery, tumour surgery, aneurysm and stroke surgery and functional neurosurgery.
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