The SingHealth Duke-NUS Head & Neck Centre specialises in the management of diseases and tumours of the head and neck region for adults and children. Read more about its clinical services.
The SingHealth Duke-NUS Head & Neck Centre specialises in the management of diseases and tumours of the head and neck region for adults and children.
It is a disease-based multidisciplinary service dedicated to complex head and neck diseases and tumours. Aside from providing clinical services to our local population, it is also a regional referral centre and centre for research.
The Centre provides expertise not only in the traditional
open surgical approach, but also in advanced
minimally invasive techniques such as:
- Transoral robotic surgery
- Transoral laser microsurgery
- Endoscopic skull base surgery
- Remote-access thyroid surgery
- Non-invasive techniques for management of
A MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH
The Centre forms a unique platform for the collaborative
work of a multidisciplinary team of healthcare
professionals to meet patient needs throughout their
journey in SingHealth.
Our team of specialists is experienced in the
assessment and management of complex head and
neck diseases and tumours. They work closely with
nurses and allied health professionals to achieve
the best outcomes for our patients in the pursuit
of comprehensive oncological resection, aesthetic
reconstruction and functional rehabilitation.
Cases are discussed at a multidisciplinary tumour
board comprising surgeons, medical oncologists,
radiation oncologists, pathologists and other allied
In the care of our patients, we view them as well as
their family members as part of the team. At our
combined nursing and allied health clinic, the team
provides education, counselling and support to
patients and their family in the treatment journey.
For GP referrals, please contact the SingHealth Duke-NUS Head & Neck Centre:
Singapore General Hospital: 6326 6060
Changi General Hospital: 6788 3003
Sengkang General Hospital: 6930 6000
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital: 6692 2984
National Cancer Centre Singapore: 6436 8288
National Dental Centre Singapore: 6324 8798
Our Care Team
Our care team includes members sub-specialised in head and neck care from the following disciplines:
- Head & Neck Surgery
(ENT, general surgery, oro-maxillofacial and
- Radiation Oncology
- Medical Oncology
- Nuclear Medicine
- Plastics Surgery
(advance practice / resident nursing team)
- Allied Health Professionals
(speech therapists, dietitians, occupational
therapists, psychologists, medical social workers)
- Rehabilitation Medicine
- Diagnostic Radiology
- Intervention Radiology
- Nuclear Medicine
Click to view the SingHealth Duke-NUS Head & Neck Centre care team.