Specialties & Services

Medical Specialties


Endoscopy involves the examination of the digestive tract using a slim and flexible tube with a tiny camera mounted at the end.

Endoscopy procedures are performed at the KTPH Endoscopy Centre. These can be divided into routine procedures and advanced procedures. Advanced procedures are more complex and require special equipment and skills.

Our Services

We perform endoscopy for cancer screening in patients whom have an increased risk of gastrointestinal cancers (eg. history of polyps, more than 50 years old, family history of gastrointestinal cancers).

  • Colon cancer screening with colonoscopy
  • Colon polyp follow up / surveillance with colonoscopy

Routine endoscopic procedures which we perform include:

  • Oesophagogastroduodenoscopy (OGD) or gastroscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Polypectomy
  • Proctoscopy & piles ligation
  • Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) insertion

The advanced endoscopic procedures which are available include:

  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio-Pancreatography (ERCP)
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
  • Small Bowel Endoscopy (Capsule endoscopy and balloon Enteroscopy)
  • Insertion of Self-Expandable Metal Stents (SEMS)
  • Endoscopic Dilation

Our team offers a full range of diagnostic services including Colonoscopy, CT colonography, MRI scanning, Endorectal / endoanal ultrasonography and Anorectal Manometry. All Consultant Surgeons in our team are accredited bowel cancer screening colonoscopists for early detection and treatment.

  • Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures, including colonoscopy, the insertion of colonic stents and transrectal ultrasound scans
  • Colonic, low anterior and abdomino-perineal resections, via both open and laparoscopic approaches
  • Trans-anal resection of various anorectal pathologies, including Trans-anal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEMS)
  • Complex anal fistula repair
  • Surgery for inflammatory bowel disease and its complications
  • Surgery for Rectal Prolapse Disorders
  • Assessment and Management of Functional Bowel Disorders like Fecal Incontinence, Chronic Constipation, Defecatory Disorders
  • Multiple options for Hemorrhoidal Disorders
  • Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD) of colonic lesions

The Gastroenterology & Hepatology unit of Khoo Teck Puat Hospital treats both local and international patients who present to us with digestive and liver-related problems. We also routinely perform gastric and colorectal cancer screening for people who have significant risk factors.

We utilise an array of diagnostic tools such as laboratory tests, modern scanners and advanced endoscopic imaging modalities to aid in the management of our patients’ complex medical conditions.

  • Outpatient consultations
  • Direct access endoscopy
  • Direct access urea breath test
  • Inpatient care to patients who require hospitalization.

We are able to investigate, diagnose and treat the whole spectrum of lung diseases such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pneumonia, pleural effusion and other pleural diseases, primary and secondary lung cancer, tuberculosis, bronchiectasis, pulmonary fibrosis and other interstitial lung diseases, occupational lung diseases and obstructive sleep apnoea.

Our investigative capability includes:

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Full lung function testing (spirometry, lung volumes, diffusion capacity, body plethysmography, methacholine challenge test, exercise testing, overnight polysomnography and CPAP titration
  • Radiological examinations such as CT scan, MRI and ultrasound
  • CT guided aspiration or biopsy of effusions or tumours

Respiratory physicians also look after the Intensive Care Unit, where we take care of critically ill patients who require intensive haemodynamic, respiratory monitoring, treatment with inotropic support and mechanical ventilation.

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 Our Medical Team



Endoscopy Centre
Tower A, Level 2 - A22