Dr Jennifer Liauw Joo Yen
Dr Jennifer Liauw is the first female colorectal surgeon in Singapore and and has a specialist interest in colorectal conditions that affect women.
Education and Training
Dr Jennifer Liauw graduated from The University of Manchester, UK in 1996. After obtaining her Membership from The Royal College of Surgeons of England (MRCS) in 1999, she embarked on her higher surgical training in the North West of England. She subsequently moved back to Singapore to complete her training at the Department of Surgery, National University Hospital and was awarded the Fellowship in General Surgery from The Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh, FRCSEd (Gen Surg) and became registered as a fully accredited specialist in general surgery by the Ministry of Health in 2004. She became a Fellow of The Academy of Medicine, Singapore in 2005.
Dr Liauw went back to the UK in 2005 as a Fellow in Colorectal Surgery in the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford under Prof Neil Mortensen to complete her subspecialty training in colorectal surgery.
Following that, she returned to Singapore to work in the Division of Colorectal Surgery, National University Hospital and led the establishment of CARET, a one-stop service for rectal bleeding and the Pelvic Floor Centre.
Special Interests
Dr Liauw has a special interest in colorectal disorders that commonly affect women, in particular; anal fissures, hemorrhoids (piles), pelvic floor disorders and functional bowel disorders. Moreover, she feels passionately about empowering her patients to make informed decisions and choices. Therefore, she decided to set up a dedicated private colorectal surgery practice to support patients who have a preference for a female colorectal surgeon.

Consultant Surgeon
  MBChB (Manchester),  MRCS(Eng),
  MMED(Surg)  FRCSEd (Gen Surg),
  Member of the Society of Colorectal
    Surgeons of Singapore
  Member of the American Society of Colon
     and Rectal Surgeons
  Member of the Association of
    Coloproctology of Great Britain
    and Ireland
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