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Meet Our Doctor

Meet Our Doctor

Meet Our Doctor

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DR ADRIAN OOI

Consultant Plastic Surgeon & Medical Director
MBBS, MRCS, MMed, FAMS (Plast), GDipHML
Dr Adrian Ooi is an MOH-accredited, board-certified plastic surgeon with extensive training and experience in modern reconstructive and aesthetic surgery, with a focus on aesthetic plastic surgery of the eyes and face, breast augmentation and reconstruction, head and neck surgery lymphedema surgery and extremity reconstruction.
 
Dr Ooi exercises a “patient-first” approach, focusing on embracing individual uniqueness when designing customized treatment plans. He believes in harnessing advanced plastic surgery techniques and technology to ensure a smooth and rapid recovery, with an emphasis on reducing post-operative discomfort for his patients.
 
He graduated from medical school in London, where he was awarded the MBBS (Bachelor in Medicine, Bachelor in Surgery). Afterwards, he pursued further medical and surgical training in London, Singapore and the United States. Dr Ooi completed his plastic surgery training at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH), and was quickly advanced to a consultant in the Department of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery, and the SingHealth DukeNUS Head and Neck Center. He then completed his advanced reconstructive fellowship at the University of Chicago Medical Centre under Scholarship from MOH and following this, his advanced aesthetic fellowship at the Wellington Hospital in London.
 
With years of rigorous training in various parts of the world and working alongside renowned plastic surgeons, Dr Ooi achieved an extraordinary accumulation of experience and knowledge to perform a wide spectrum of aesthetic and reconstructive procedures. He is also one of only two Da Vinci Robot-trained plastic surgeons in Singapore, a technological advancement in plastic surgery with the use of robots for enhanced precision and outcomes.
 

MEET OUR TEAM

Janice
JANICE LOW
Nurse Manager
Zoe
ZOE TAN
Senior Staff Nurse
 

DOCTOR’S JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  • Goh CSL, Ng MJM, Song DH, Ooi A SH. Perioperative Vasopressor Use in Free Flap Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2019 Sep;35(7):529-540
  • Koh HK, Tan NC, Tan BK, Ooi A SH. Comparison of outcomes of fasciocutaneous free flaps and jejunal free flaps in pharyngolaryngoesophageal reconstruction: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ann Plast Surg. 2019 Jun;82(6):646-652
  • Garza RM, Ooi ASH, Falk J, Chang DW. The Relationship Between Clinical and Indocyanine Green Staging in Lymphedema. Lymphat Res Biol. 2019 Jun;17(3):329-333 4. Feng JJ, See JL, Choke A, Ooi A, Chong SJ. BiobraneTM for burns of the pubic region – minimize dressing changes and maximize dignity. Mil Med Res. 2018 Aug 26;5(1):29 5. Hui C, Chen P, Tan BK, Ooi A. Acceptance of Vascularised Composite Allotransplantation (Face and Hand Transplant) in Singapore. Ann Plast Surg 2018;81:615-18
  • Lee C, Ooi A SH, Zenn M, Song DH. The Utility of an MBA in Plastic Surgery: Determining Motivations and Outcomes of a Formal Business Education Among Plastic Surgeons. Plast Reconstr Surg Go 2018;6:e1796
  • Ooi A SH, Butz D R, Teven CM, Gottlieb LJ. Re-introducing the delto-acromial perforator flap: Clinical experience and cadaver dissection. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2018;71:402-9
  • Ooi A SH, Butz DR, Fisher SM, Collier ZJ, Gottlieb LJ. Geometric Three-Dimensional End to-Side Microvascular Anastomosis: A Simple and Reproducible Technique. J Reconstr Microsurg 2018;34:258-63
  • Teven CM, Ooi A SH, Inbal A, Chang DW. Implantable Doppler Monitoring of Buried Free Flaps During Vascularized Lymph Node Transfer. J Surg Oncol 2017;116:371-77. 10.Ooi A SH, Teven CM, Inbal A, Chang DW. The Utility Of The Musculocutaneous Anterolateral Thigh Flap In Pharyngolaryngeal Reconstruction In The High-Risk Patient. J Surg Oncol 2017;115;842-47.
  • Teven CM, Ooi A SH, Chang DW, Song DH. A Novel Strategy to Supercharge a Deep Inferior Epigastric Artery Perforator (DIEP) Flap after Port-a-Cath Removal. Plast Reconstr Surg Go 2016;4:e1031.
  • Ooi A SH, Song DH. Reducing infection risk in implant-based breast-reconstruction surgery: challenges and solutions. Breast Cancer – Targets and Therapy 2016;8:161-72. 13.Ooi A SH, Chang DW. 5-step harvest of supraclavicular lymph nodes as vascularized free tissue transfer for treatment of lymphedema. J Surg Oncol 2017;115:63-67.
  • Ooi A SH, Butz D, Gooi Z, Chang D W. Modification of the radial forearm fasciocutaneous flap in partial pharyngolaryngeal reconstruction to minimize fistula formation. Plast Reconstr Surg 2016;138:903-907.
  • Ooi A SH, Song DH. Discussion: Does the use of incisional negative pressure wound therapy prevent mastectomy flap necrosis in immediate expander-based breast reconstruction? Plast Reconstr Surg 2016;138:567-9.
  • Ooi A, Ng J, Chui C, Goh T, Tan BK. Maximizing Outcomes While Minimizing Morbidity: An Illustrated Case Review of Elbow Soft Tissue Reconstruction. Plast Surg Int 2016. Article ID 2841816.
  • Ooi A SH, Chang DW. Discussion: Volumetric planning using computed tomographic angiography improves clinical outcomes in DIEP flap breast reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg 2016;137:781-782.
  • Ooi A SH, Kanapathy M, Ong YS, Tan KC, Tan BK. Optimising Aesthetic Reconstruction of Scalp Soft Tissue by and Algorithm Based on Defect Size and Location. Ann Acad Med Singapore 2015;44:535-41.
  • Ooi A, C Hui (Joint 1st authors), Tan TE, Tan BK. Rectus sparing approach to left ventricular assist device exchange and use of the omental flap for coverage. J Plast, Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2015;68:278-80.
  • Raju A, Ooi A, Ong YS, Tan BK. Traumatic lower limb injury and microsurgical free flap reconstruction with the use of negative pressure wound therapy: is timing crucial? J Reconstr Microsurg. 2014;30:427-30.
  • Ooi A, Feng J, Tan HK, Ong YS. Primary treatment of mandibular ameloblastoma with segmental resection and free fibula reconstruction: Achieving satisfactory outcomes with low implant-prosthetic rehabilitation uptake. J Plast Reconstr Aesthetic Surg. 2014;67:498- 505.
  • Ooi A, Foo L, Tan BK, Ng SW. Massive sacral chordoma resection and reconstruction with a combination of pedicled and free flaps. J Reconstr Microsurg 2015;31:76-8.
  • Ooi A, Wong CH, Ong YS. Combined use of liposuction and arthroscopic shaver in lower limb flap debulking. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2013 Apr;66(4):538-42.
  • Chong SJ, Ooi A, Kok YO. Full Thickness Burns over Bilateral Patella Tendons – Adjunctive Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Negative Pressure Wound Therapy for Wound Bed Preparation and Improved Graft Take. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2011 Oct;40(10):471-2
  • Ooi A, Chong SJ. Fournier’s Gangrene: Use of Adjunctive Treatments in Improving Patient Outcome. Singapore Med J 2011;52(10):e197
 

BOOK CHAPTERS

  • Liang WH, Ooi A SH. Reconstruction for Early Oral Cavity Cancer. In: Agrawal N, Gooi Z (ed). Difficult Decisions in Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery. Springer Nature; 2019.
  • Ooi A, Park J, Song D. Abdominal breast reconstruction using a SIEA flap approach. In: Chung K, Thorne C, Gosain A, Soltanian H, van Aalst J, Mehrara B, Disa J, Lee G (ed.). Operative Techniques in Plastic Surgery. Wolters Kluwer; 2016.
  • Ooi A, Chang D. Lymph node transfers. In: Chung K, Thorne C, Gosain A, Soltanian H, van Aalst J, Mehrara B, Disa J, Lee G (ed.). Operative Techniques in Plastic Surgery. Wolters Kluwer; 2016.
  • Ooi A, Song D. Discussion: Breast reconstruction with autologous tissue. In: Cohen M, Thaller S (eds.). The Unfavorable Result in Plastic Surgery: Avoidance and Treatment 4th ed. CRC Press; 2016.
  • Ooi A, Lahiri A, Lim A. Emergency microsurgery of the hand. In: Merle M, Dautel G (eds.). Emergency Surgery of the Hand, 4th ed. Elsevier Masson; 2016.
  • Ooi A, YS Ong. The combined use of liposuction and arthroscopic shaver in contouring lower limb fasciocutaneous flaps. In: Shiffman MA, Di Giuseppe A (eds.). Liposuction: Principles and Practice. Berlin: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg; 2016.
  • Tan BK, Ooi A, Pribaz JJ. Ipsilateral pedicled TRAM flap for immediate breast reconstruction. In: Shiffman MA (ed.) Breast Reconstruction: Art, Science, and New Clinical Techniques. Springer International Publishing Switzerland; 2015.
 

PRIZES AND AWARDS

 

2019
SingHealth ‘Service with a Heart’ Award

2017
Distinction prize, poster presentation, Wong Hock Boon Symposium, National University of Singapore

2012
Outstanding paper, joint meeting of the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, American
Society for Peripheral Nerve Surgery, American Association for Hand Surgery (Las Vegas, USA)

2004 – 2006
Lee Foundation Singapore Scholar

2006
Weitzman Prize in Cardiology

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