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Dr Reuben Wong

 

DR REUBEN WONG KM

Place of Practice

gutCARE Digestive • Liver • Endoscopy Associates

Practice Address

Mt Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre 
38 Irrawaddy Road, #10-58, Singapore 329563
Tel: 6734 3435

Gleneagles Medical Centre
6 Napier Road, #10-07, Singapore 258499
Tel: 6475 0325

Parkway East Medical Centre
319 Joo Chiat Place, #04-04, Singapore 427989
Tel: 6348 0648

Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road, #07-55, Medical Ctr D, Singapore 574623
Tel: 6258 0508

Website

www.gutcare.com.sg

Specialty

Consultant Gastroenterologist
Sub-specialty interest: Reflux & swallowing disorders, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), gut microbiota, chronic constipation and diarrhoea.

 

Qualifications

MBBS (Singapore), MRCP (UK), FAMS (Gastroenterology)

About Dr Wong

Dr Reuben Wong is a specialist in Gastroenterology, with a clinical interest in reflux and swallowing disorders, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), gut microbiota, chronic constipation and diarrhoea. Dr Wong obtained his MBBS from NUS in 1998 and attained his MRCP (UK) in 2004. In 2008, he was accredited as a Gastroenterologist by the Ministry of Health and admitted as a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine (Singapore). Dr Wong is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh). He is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS), and Visiting Consultant at the National University Hospital (NUH).

Dr Wong undertook subspecialty training at the University of North Carolina (UNC) Center for Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders under the MOH Healthcare Manpower Development Programme (HMDP) scholarship in 2008. At NUH, Dr Wong helmed the Functional Gastroenterology Clinic, and established the Gastroenterology-Psychology multidisciplinary service to offer an alternative treatment approach to IBS. As Clinical Director of the Gastrointestinal Motility Laboratory at NUH, he introduced High Resolution Manometry to Singapore, enabling new clinical insight into the diagnosis and management of esophageal disorders.

Dr Wong has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications and book chapters, is regularly invited to speak at international scientific meetings and his research has been presented at international conferences. He has received several research grants and a number of his research projects have been published in major international journals. Among his accolades are three Young Investigator Awards, an MOH Quality Improvement Merit Award and a Leadership in Academic Medicine Award. Dr Wong is currently faculty on the International Anorectal Physiology Workgroup, which seeks to draft the new language and definitions for High Resolution Anorectal Manometry, a member of the National Colorectal Cancer Screening Committee and President of the IBS Support Group of Singapore.

Specialized Services

Digestive & Liver Health Assessment

Cancer Screening

General Endoscopy: 

  • Gastroscopy
  • Colonoscopy

Advanced Endoscopy: 

  • Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Advanced polypectomy
  • Small intestine endoscopy (Capsule Endoscopy/Double Balloon Endoscopy)
  • Luminal dilation
  • Stents (Pancreatic and Bilary Stents, Enteral Stents)
  • Coeliac Axis Blocks

Gastrointestinal Motility Studies:

  • High Resolution Oesophageal Manometry
  • 24hr pH Impedance Testing
  • Colon Transit Studies

Breath Testing

Nutrition:

  • Insertion and Exchange of Feeding tubes (PEG/PEG-J tubes)
  • Dietetic Services

Fibroscan Liver Health Assessment

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