MBBS (Hons, S’pore), MRCS (Ireland), M Med (Surg), FRCS (Edin)
Specialty: General Surgery
Sub-specialties: Breast Surgery, Oncoplastic Breast Surgery
Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Atypical Hyperplasia, Benign Breast Change and Symptoms, Benign Breast Diseases, Benign Breast Neoplasms, Breast Cancer, Breast Cancer - Early Detection and Screening, Breast Cancer (Breast Health), Breast Cancer (Diagnosis to Treatment), Breast Clinical Assessment, Breast Infection, Breast Lumps, Breast Radiological Evaluation, Breast Reconstruction, Breast Screening – Self-Exam and Mammogram, Breast Surgery, Duct Ectasia, Early and Advanced Breast Cancer, Fibroadenoma, Fibrocystic Change, Gynaecomastia, Hereditary Breast Cancer Syndromes, High Risk Breast Changes, Intraductal Papillomas, Lobular Carcinoma in Situ, Malignant and Benign Breast Conditions, Mastitis.
Dr Faith Leong is an Associate Consultant in Breast Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Sengkang General Hospital and a member of the SingHealth Duke-NUS Breast Centre.
Dr Leong completed her undergraduate medical training at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore in 2015 where she graduated with honours, garnering multiple awards in medicine and surgery.
She joined the General Surgery Residency Programme in 2016 and obtained the Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland in 2016 and the Master of Medicine (Surgery) in 2020. After completing her residency training in 2021, Dr Leong obtained her Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and was accredited as a Specialist in General Surgery by the Specialist Accreditation Board.
She has a strong passion for the training and education of students and residents, and was awarded the Junior Doctor Teaching Award in 2021 by NUS. She also served as Chief Resident in 2021 where she helped coordinate junior resident responses during the early stages of the COVID pandemic.
Dr Leong’s areas of clinical interest are in breast and oncoplastic surgery, where emphasis is placed on balancing oncologic safety with cosmetic outcomes. She believes that patient care should be holistic and individualised to each patient through their treatment journey.
Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh