DR CHIA HUI LING
- MBBS (Barts and the Royal London, University of London)
- Masters In Medicine (Surgery)
- Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
- Fellow of Academy of Medicine, Singapore (Plastic Surgery)
As a female plastic surgeon, Dr Chia Hui Ling is sensitive to the anxiety and emotions patients face with plastic surgery. Her genuine and compassionate nature, and meticulous approach to surgery, has earned her many loyal patients. Dr Chia specialises in cosmetic surgery, breast reconstruction and paediatric plastic surgery. Her surgical experience spans across UK, Singapore and Korea, including prestigious fellowship awards in Seoul National University Hospital (SNUH), Korea (JW Lee Centre for Global Medicine Fellowship Award in Plastic Surgery) and in the UK (AO Craniomaxillofacial Fellowship Award).
An award-winning doctor, Dr Chia amassed many accolades during her academic and surgical career in the UK and Singapore. During her 10-year tenure in Singapore Health Services, Dr Chia received multiple awards, including the Service from The Heart, Best Registrar and Best Medical Officer awards, reflecting her clinical excellence and dedication to her patients. Dr Chia has published widely in scientific journals and in book chapters, and is featured regularly in magazines and newspapers for her work in plastic surgery.
Dr Chia co-founded Breast Reconstruction Awareness Singapore (BRAS), a non-profit society established from her passion to support breast cancer survivors on their reconstructive journey and to raise public awareness in breast reconstruction. As a volunteer plastic surgeon with Smile Asia, she joins this global alliance of charities to treat facial deformities through surgical missions and education.
Growing up in a jeweller family, Dr Chia honed precise skills and a keen eye for aesthetics from a young age, both important traits in a plastic surgeon. She is married to an avid gardener, who is also a plastic surgeon, and they have 2 children who join in with their botanical and surgical banter regularly. Dr Chia is a passionate home cook, yoga enthusiast and budding botanical illustrator.