MBBS, M.Med(Surgery), FRCS(Ed), FAMS(Surgery)
Medical Director & Senior Consultant Surgeon
Mt Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore
Dr Liau Kui Hin is the Medical Director and Senior Consultant Surgeon of LIAU KH Specialist Clinic in Mt Elizabeth Novena Hospital Singapore. He also belongs to the teaching faculty at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. Prior to establishing his private practice, Dr Liau was the Chief of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery Unit in the Department of General Surgery from 2004 to 2010. Concurrently, from 2008 to 2010, Dr Liau was the Deputy Head of Department of General Surgery at Tan Tock Seng Hospital. His expertise and specializations include hepatobiliary (liver, gallbladder and bile duct) and pancreatic surgery, laparoscopic surgery and endoscopy, surgical oncology, neuroendocrine oncology, surgical infection and acute surgical care.
Dr Liau received his MBBS from the National University of Singapore in 1994 and continued on with his basic and advanced surgical training at the Graduate School of Medical Studies at the National University of Singapore and College of Surgeons, Academy of Medicine Singapore. Following his post-graduate education, he received his higher subspecialty surgical training in overseas at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, USA. Among his many qualifications, he is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK, and of the International College of Surgeons.
Dr Liau served in the executive council of the College of Surgeons of Singapore, Academy of Medicine from 2010 to 2014 and the council of the Asian-Pacific Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association from 2004-2009. He is one of the founders of Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association of Singapore (HPBAS) and was the past Vice President of the association. In 2018, Dr Liau was nominated and elected to serve in the Board of Trustee of the World Surgical Infection Society. In addition, he is the secretary of the Carcinoid & Neuroendocrine Tumour Society of Singapore and member of the International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, European Neuroendocrine Tumour Society and International Neuroendocrine Cancers Alliance.
Dr Liau has received numerous accolades in academic, professional services and research awards. Extensively involved in research projects, Dr Liau has authored more than 50 articles in local and international journals as well as delivered numerous symposium lectures at both, the local and international conferences. His scholastic publications include books chapters in 4th Edition of LH Blumgart Surgery of The Liver and Biliary Tract and 7th Edition of Fischer's Master of Surgery textbooks (published in 2018), and scientific papers in Annals of Surgery and Journal of Hepatobiliary Pancreas Science. He sits on the editorial board of the Journal of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Science and is an editor and associate editor of the Journal of Cancer Science and Current Research and Singapore Medical Journal respectively. Notably, he was the recipient of consecutive years, 2008 and 2009 Star Excellent Service Awards from SPRING Singapore. The Singapore Public Service Commission also honored him with the PS21 Star Service Award in healthcare service sector in 2009.