Dr Heng Chin Tiong


Senior Consultant, Department of Surgical Oncology, National University Hospital (NUH)

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, National University of Singapore (NUS)


Dr Heng Chin Tiong is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) and member of the Chapter of Urologists, College of Surgeons, Singapore. His interests are in laparoscopic surgery, shockwave lithotripsy and computer modeling of the bladder and voiding.  He helms to Stone Centre in the Department of Urology, managing and performing surgeries in patients with complicated urinary stone disease. He is also a key member of the prostate high-dose brachytherapy program; NUH being one of the few centres in the region that offers this modality of treatment for prostate cancer.


Dr Heng oversees the Year 3 Medical Undergraduate program of the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS. He coordinates the teaching of the students in their first full year of clinical rotations, as well as the summative barrier examinations.


His training includes a year's fellowship with the Department of Urology in Westmead Hospital, Australia. He has been actively involved in the development of laparoscopic urologic surgery for the past decade, in both his previous hospital and in NUH. He has trained many young urologists in Endo-laparoscopic Urological Surgery. He is also an applications specialist for the Siemens Modularis and Variostar Shockwave Lithotripsy systems, and has performed on-site training in many centres regionally, including Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Bangladesh and Taiwan.


Education and Fellowship

MBBS (Singapore), FRCS (Ed), FAMS


Specialty Interests

  • Laparoscopic surgery

  • Shockwave lithotripsy 

  • Prostate brachytherapy