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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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Dr Andrew Cheah

Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon

2010 MBChB, Leicester (UK)
2015 MRCS, UK
2018 MMed Surgery, Singapore (NUS)
2023 FAMS Plastic Surgery, Singapore

Dr. Andrew Cheah, a MOH accredited Board Certified Specialist Plastic Surgeon with international experience, brings over a decade of dedicated practice to the field. His expertise lies in various areas of Plastic Surgery, encompassing both aesthetic and reconstructive procedures alongside non-invasive treatments and laser therapies.

His special interests spans a range of aesthetic procedures, from facial aesthetic surgery to body contouring, showcasing his skill set in blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery), breast augmentation, liposuction, fat grafting, and abdominoplasties (tummy-tucks).

Dr. Andrew began his medical journey after graduating from the University of Leicester, United Kingdom in 2010 and he pursued further specialization in Plastic, Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgery upon returning to Singapore in 2014.

Throughout his career, he has earned qualifications and registrations from reputable medical bodies, including the Royal College of Surgeons and the National University of Singapore among others.

His commitment to ongoing learning is evident through completed fellowships in aesthetic surgery, highlighting his dedication to staying abreast of advancements and aesthetic trends. Dr. Andrew’s contributions extend beyond clinical practice, as seen in his published work in respected medical journals and his active involvement in humanitarian missions.

Proficient in English, Mandarin, and Malay, Dr Andrew prioritises effective communication, surgical precision, and empathetic patient care. He makes it a point to engage with patients, ensuring a thorough understanding of their needs and concerns.

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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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