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Dr Liang Weihao

Dr Liang Weihao

MBBS (S’pore), MRCS (Edin), M Med (Surg), FAMS (Plast Surg)


Specialty: General Surgery, Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Aesthetic Surgery, Breast Reconstruction, Burns, Head and Neck Reconstruction.

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant SingHealth Duke-NUS Head and Neck Centre
  • Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital


​Dr Liang graduated from National University of Singapore (NUS) School of Medicine in 2006. He became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2011, and also obtained his Master of Medicine in Surgery from NUS in 2014.

He completed his specialist training in Plastic Surgery and was the pioneering graduate from the SingHealth Residency Program. He has a special interest in head and neck cancer reconstruction, and is currently undergoing a fellowship in the SingHealth Duke-NUS Head and Neck Center in National Cancer Center (NCC), sub-specialising in head and neck reconstruction after tumour resection.

Dr Liang is also trained in other areas of reconstructive surgery such as breast, trunk and limb reconstruction. In addition, he is also versed in aesthetic surgery and non-invasive procedures.



  • MBBS (S’pore)
  • MRCS (Edin)
  • M Med (Surg)
  • FAMS (Plast Surg)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Clinical Faculty Member,​ NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Member, Singapore Medical Association
  • Member, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Member, Breast Reconstruction Awareness Singapore
  • Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore


  • ​SingHealth RiSE Award, 2014
  • SingHealth Best Resident Award, 2012

Research Interests


  • Use of the cross-leg distally based sural artery flap for the reconstruction of complex lower extremity defects.  Weihao Liang, Bien-Keem Tan. Arch Plast Surg (2017).
  • An Outcomes Study on the Effects of the Singapore General Hospital Burns Protocol.  Weihao Liang, Si Jack Chong. Ann Plast Surg (2017).
  • Revolutionizing Major Burns Management with Micrografting - Improved Healthcare Costs, Time and Burns Resources.  Yee Oon Kok, Si Jack Chong, Wei Hao Liang, Bien Keem Tan, Kok Chai Tan. Plast Reconstr Surg 2015 Oct;136 (4 Suppl):64.
  • The Economic Impact of the Singapore General Hospital Micrograft Protocol.  WH Liang, YO Kok, SJ Chong, KC Tan, BK Tan. ANZ J. Surg. 2015; 85 (Suppl. 1): 133.
  • Flap Salvage with Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) In A Tertiary Asian Hospital.  WH Liang, SJ Chong, BK Tan. ANZ J. Surg. 2015; 85 (Suppl. 1):51.
  • Maintenance of negative-pressure wound therapy while undergoing hyperbaric oxygen therapy.  Si Jack SJ Chong, Tan Meng TM Kwan, Liang Weihao, Kim Soo KS Joang and Soh Chai SC Rick. Diving and hyperbaric medicine 41(3):147 (2011).
  • Use of multiple VAC devices in the management of extensive burns: The total body wrap concept.  SJ Chong, Weihao Liang. Burns, 11 May 2010.
  • Synergism in Diving Accident Management. The Singapore Model.  SJ Chong, WH Liang, Kang WL, Kim SJ. Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine Mar 2010; 40:41-43.
  • Technical challenges of advanced hip osteonecrosis managed using a vascularised fibular graft.  Tan C H J, Sathappan S S, Chew Y C W, Ong H S. Singapore Med J 2007; 48(11) : e299-303.
  • Understanding the psychosocial and physical work environment in a Singapore medical school.  Chan G C T, Koh D. Singapore Med J 2007; 48(2) : 166-171.

Research Trials

  • Preventing occurrence of wound infection and fistulas in complex Head and Neck Cancer resections by using bovine Alkaline Phosphatase.
  • Free vascularized lymph node transfer in the treatment of lymphoedema.
  • Quantitative Colour and Autofluorescence Imaging in Flap Surgery - Phase 2 study.
  • Non-invasive Anatomical Study of the Cutaneous Supply of Pedicled Transverse Rectus Abdominis Myocutaneous (TRAM) Flaps Based on Superior Epigastric Artery (SEA) System.
  • The Effects of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) on Acute Thermal Burns Casualties, 17/20 study participants completed as of 17 Sept 2010.