Dr Ralph Stanley



DR ralph ERNEST stanley

Place of Practice

Stanley Ear Nose Throat & Sinus Centre

Practice Address

6 Napier Road, #03-06,
Gleneagles Medical Centre, Singapore 258499
Tel: (65) 6475 2282

Practice Website



Senior Consultant ENT Surgeon


MBBS (S’pore), FAMS (ORL-S’pore), FRCS (Edinburgh)

About Dr Stanley

Dr Ralph Ernest Stanley was a Senior Consultant and the Head of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery) at Singapore General Hospital (SGH) prior to setting up his own private practice in 1995 at Gleneagles Medical Centre.  He was also honoured as Visiting Professor in Stanford University Medical Centre, Palo – Alto, California, USA in 1993.

Today, he is the Senior Consultant ENT/Head and Neck Surgeon and Director of Stanley Ear, Nose, Throat & Sinus Centre at Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore, which provides comprehensive management of ENT, allergy and snoring-related conditions in both Adults and Children.  Advanced Endoscopic Sinus Surgery for difficult sinus/skull base lesions are also performed.

An alumnus of the University of Singapore, Dr Stanley went on to obtain the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) in Edinburgh in 1982.

He then returned to practice at the Singapore General Hospital before leaving again in 1987 on another scholarship for advanced training to sub-specialize in Head & Neck Surgery at Guys & Royal Marsden Hospital, Royal National Throat Ear and Nose Hospital, University College London, United Kingdom.

Endoscopic Sinus Surgery and Allergy-related ENT diseases were two subspecialty interests, which he developed in the course of his training and practice of Otorhinolaryngology.

Dr Stanley has lectured extensively internationally. He also organised and directed an Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Course in Ho Chi Minh City and has been guest lecturer internationally. 

In 2001, he became a Fellow of the American Academy of Otorhinolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery he is a Member of the American Rhinologic Society and the American Society for Head & Neck Surgery.

In the academic area, Dr Stanley has authored and co-authored numerous papers in both local and international journals.  He also wrote a chapter in a book “Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma”. 

Dr Stanley is a Rotarian, and is a past president of the Rotary Club of Jurong Town. From 1998 to 2000, he served on the COMPASS Committee (Community and Parents in Support of Schools) with the Ministry of Education.  He is also one of the experts for the mediation service at the Primary Dispute Resolution Centre, Subordinate Courts Singapore.  

Besides his community work, Dr Stanley is an avid golfer, watch enthusiast, and collector of fine writing instruments.

Specialized Services

  • Allergy Management
  • Sinusitis Management
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Nasal Polyps
  • Paediactric ENT
  • Voice Disorders/Hoarseness
  • Tonsils/Adenoids
  • Salivary Gland Diseases
  • Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma (NPC)
  • Snoring
  • Sleep Apnea (OSA)
  • Head & Neck Screening
  • Head & Neck Surgery
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Hearing Disorders/Hearing Aids
  • Vertigo, Dizziness, Tinnitus Management
  • Ear Infection (Otitis)
  • Bad Breath (Halitosis)

Professional Associations & Affiliations

  • American Rhinologic Society
  • American Society for Head & Neck Surgery
  • American Academy of Otorhinolaryngology – Head & Surgery


  • Authored several international papers on Acute Epiglottitis, Recurrent Parotid Tumours, Foreign Bodies in the Throat, Laryngotracheal Stenosis.
  • Co-authored chapter in the book “Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma” edited by VHF Chong & S Y Tsao.