Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Surgery, Plastic Surgery
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Dr. Marcus Wong Thien Chong is a Ministry of Health accredited Senior Consultant Plastic Surgeon. As the Founding Head of the Plastic Surgery Service at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, with more than 20 years of surgical experience, Dr Wong not only continues the family tradition of double eyelid and eyebag surgery for which Wong’s Plastic Surgery Centre is renowned for, but also brings along his own expertise in breast augmentation, micro- and nano-fat grafting, face lift and body contouring.
Dr Wong was Chairman of the Chapter of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery from 2011-2015, and has been a Council Member of the College of Surgeons, Academy of Medicine Singapore since 2011. He was Assistant Professor at Nanyang Technological University, Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Yong Loo Lin School Of Medicine, and Clinical Teacher at the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine.
He also held appointments as Program Director for the National Healthcare Group (NHG) plastic surgery residency program and was a Residency Advisory Committee (RAC) member for national plastic surgery residency training program since 2014.Dr Wong was a member of the Singapore Medical Council (SMC) Working Committee for the Review of Guidelines of Aesthetic Practices for Doctors (2008). He has also completed several overseas fellowships in aesthetic and reconstructive microsurgery in places such as Taiwan, People’s Republic of China, South Korea, Brazil, and the United States of America.
In addition to publishing extensively in multiple peer-reviewed journals such as Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Annals of Plastic Surgery and the Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, he is also a reviewer for the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Global journal and has been invited to present at multiple international medical conferences. Besides being invited to conduct instructional workshops, Dr Wong has also performed live surgeries at various international meetings. His other accomplishments include the award of multiple research grants from the National Healthcare Group (NHG), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), and the National Medical Research Council (NMRC), as well as industry grants from companies such as Novus Scientific and Osteopore.
He was nominated for the Young Surgeons Award from the Asian Surgical Association in 2003 and was awarded the Health Manpower Development Program Scholarship in 2007, and the Gold Medal from the Academy of Medicine in 2008 for outstanding performance in the national plastic surgery board examination.
In his free time, Dr Wong has volunteered in numerous medical missions to countries such as Indonesia, Cambodia, Myanmar and China under the auspices of organisations such as the Singapore Armed Forces, Tzu Chi Foundation, Song Heng Association, Singapore International Foundation and Rotary International.