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Dr Vyas M N Prasad

Head & Neck Surgeon
Ear Nose & Throat Surgeon
Laryngologist and Voice Surgeon

1998 MB BCh BAO BA, Dublin
2002 DLO, England
2002 MRCS, Edinburgh
2006 MSc DIC, London
2010 FRCS (ORL – HNS), Edinburgh
2018 FICS

Dr Vyas Prasad is a senior consultant Otolaryngologist-Head and Neck surgeon. His speciality interests are: Voice & Swallowing Disorders, Paediatric Otolaryngology, Oncology (Thyroid and Salivary Gland Surgery).

He read medicine at Trinity College, University of Dublin, Ireland. After completing a Masters in Surgical Sciences from Imperial College, University of London, he pursued surgical training in ENT in the Oxford and London Training Programmes, and trained extensively at The Royal Marsden, Royal Free, Royal National Throat Nose and Ear
Hospitals. While in the UK, he also focused considerably on paediatric ENT including head and neck and airway surgery.

After returning to Singapore, he joined Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, where he was lead laryngologist and single-handedly developed and ran the service with a team of speech and language therapists. Here, he specialised in voice and swallowing disorders as well as head and neck surgery performing minimally invasive surgery utilising lasers, sialendoscopy and open oncological procedures for cancers of the head and neck, thyroid and salivary glands.

He is a member of the American Broncho-Esophagological Association, British Laryngological Association, Asia-Pacific Laryngology Association; affiliate of National University Cancer Institute (Singapore), and fellow of American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.

He is married with three children. He speaks English, Malay, Mandarin, Hindi, Tamil, French, and Hokkien.

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Dr Rebecca Heywood

Ear Nose & Throat Surgeon
Otologist and Cochlear Implant Surgeon

1998 MBChB, Manchester
2006 MRCS, Edinburgh
2006 DOHNS, England
2012 FRCS, Edinburgh

Dr Rebecca Heywood is a British ENT surgeon with over 18 years of experience. She treats all ENT conditions in  adults and children. She specialises in otology, cochlear implants, as well as disorders of the ear, hearing, balance, facial nerve and skull base.

Dr Heywood has worked in public hospitals in the UK, Australia and, since 2015, Singapore. After graduating from the University of Manchester (UK), she pursued postgraduate surgical training in London at world-renowned institutions such as Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, Royal Marsden Hospital, St Mary’s Hospital, and Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital. At Ear Science Institute Australia, where Dr Heywood undertook subspecialty  fellowship training, she performed many middle ear, cochlear and other hearing implant and acoustic neuroma operations. 

A key opinion leader in the ear and hearing, Dr Heywood co-founded the hearing implant programmes at Ng Teng fong and Sengkang General Hospitals and has been an expert advisor on the provision of cochlear, middle ear and bone conduction implants. She also volunteers her time and surgical expertise to charitable causes, such as Children’s
Surgical Hospital in Cambodia.

Dr Heywood has a strong track record in research. In 2016 she received grant funding to investigate hearing loss and dementia in the ageing population in Singapore. She was also the organising chairman of the inaugural World Hearing Day Research Symposium in 2017.

A mother of two young children, she also enjoys swimming and cooking.

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+65 – 6950 2869


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Dr Behram Khan

Interventional Nephrologist

M.B.B.S., M.D. (USA)
Adjunct Asst. Prof.
NUS & Duke-NUS

Dr Behram is a Senior Consultant Nephrologist and Assistant Professor of Medicine.

With over 25 years of medical experience across five countries, Dr. Khan has developed a deep-seated expertise in not only chronic disease management, kidney disorders, and interventional nephrology but also in the nuanced field of Longevity Medicine. His approach to extending life expectancy and improving the quality of life is rooted in a comprehensive understanding of aging processes, preventive strategies, and innovative therapeutic interventions.

Dr. Khan’s commitment to Longevity Medicine is highlighted by his rigorous pursuit of the latest advancements in age-related research, personalised medicine, and holistic wellness strategies. By integrating these insights with his clinical practice, he offers a sophisticated and tailored approach to aging, aimed at not only prolonging life but enhancing its vitality.

Residing in Singapore for the last decade, Dr. Khan has adeptly combined evidence-based medical practices with an acute awareness of cultural and individual patient needs, ensuring his treatments are both cutting-edge and deeply personal. His involvement in teaching and research further solidifies his standing as a leader in both Nephrology and Longevity Medicine, making significant contributions to the medical community in Singapore and beyond.

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Dr Lin Kai Wei

1997 MBChB, Sheffield UK
2001 MBSc, Australia
2008 GDFM, Singapore

Dr Lin graduated from University of Sheffield (UK) in 1997. He practiced in UK for 2 years before relocating back to Singapore. He has been practicing Family Medicine for nearly 20 years, seeing both local and expatriate patients. He has completed the Graduate Diploma in Family Medicine and is a member of the College of Family Physicians in Singapore. He also holds a Masters in Biomedical Science (Australia). Dr Lin is accredited by the Public Guardian as a legally qualified medical practitioner to issue Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) Certificates.

Dr Lin is experienced in various aspects of Family Medicine including health screening, care of chronic conditions, men’s health, paediatrics, travel medicine, minor surgery and treating young children and babies.

In addition, Dr Lin is especially experienced in managing patients with sexually transmitted diseases.

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+65 - 6636 3083


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Dr David Bako

2014 BSc & MD, Australia

Dr Bako graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2014 with Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) and Doctor of Medicine.

Over the years Dr Bako has worked in various government hospitals like the National University Hospital, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Changi General Hospital, and KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital.

He has rotated through numerous departments including Emergency Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery, as well as Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, in both adult and paediatric settings.

Dr Bako’s clinical interests include family medicine, preventative care via health screening, and minor surgical procedures.

He enjoys travel and sports such as wakesurfing, kitesurfing, snowboarding and football.

Dr Bako speaks English, Bahasa Indonesia, and Malay.

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+65 – 6833 4350