The Obesity and Metabolic Unit at Singapore General Hospital (SGH) offers a comprehensive and personalised weight loss program designed to help patients reach their weight loss goals.
The Obesity and Metabolic Unit at Singapore General Hospital
(SGH) offers a comprehensive and personalised weight
loss program designed to help patients reach their weight
Using evidence-based approaches to weight management,
our multidisciplinary team comprising of endocrinologists,
bariatric surgeons, physiotherapists, dietitians and psychologists
will guide patients to live a healthy lifestyle.
Our weight management programme is the largest in patient
volume in Singapore with a designated gym, kitchen and operating
We are one of the few in the country that have had experience
operating on high-risk patients with end-stage kidney, liver
and heart disease or congenital disorders like Prader-Willi syndrome.
Our surgical mortality and morbidity are comparable
to most ‘Centres of Excellence’ in the United States.
WHO TO REFER
Medical Weight Management
Anyone with BMI above 27 kg/m2 with obesity-related comorbidities
(for example type 2 diabetes,
hypertension, obstructive sleep apnoea,
degenerative joint disease,
BMI above 32 kg/m2 with or without
Surgical Weight Management
Patients with BMI above 37.5 kg/m2,
with or without obesity-related comorbidities
BMI between 32.5 and 37.5 kg/m2
with at least one obesity-related comorbidity
Bariatric surgery can be considered
for patients with mild to moderate
obesity (i.e. BMI 27.5–32.5 kg/m2)
with poorly-controlled type 2 diabetes
despite maximum medical
treatment. Endorsement from an
endocrinologist is needed.
For appointments, GPs can email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Singapore General Hospital
Outram Road, Bowyer Block,
Block A Level 1
General Enquiries: 6222 3322
Appointment Tel: 6321 4377
Fax: 6223 4526