Dr Shaik Ahmad Buhari

Senior Consultant
Division of Surgical Oncology (Breast Surgery), National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS)
Division of General Surgery (Breast Surgery), University Surgical Cluster, National University Hospital (NUH)


Assistant Professor
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS)

Dr Shaik Buhari graduated from NUS in 1988. He obtained FRCSEd and M.Med (Surgery) in 1993 and was appointed consultant surgeon in 2000. He worked in Nottingham Breast Institute from 2002-2004, where he received advanced training in breast surgery and oncoplastic surgery.


His main area of expertise is breast surgery and surgical oncology, with special interest in oncoplastic and reconstructive surgery. He has had numerous presentations, at both local and international meetings, as well as publications. He has been an invited speaker at many local and regional congresses.


Dr Shaik Buhairi is also involved in several research projects in collaboration with radiation and medical oncology. On the teaching front, he is a lecturer at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS and School of Nursing , NYP. He is also an examiner at the MBBS Examination in NUS.


At the national level, he was in the Panel of Complaint Committee (SMC) and Reviewer for the Combined Surgical Meeting (CSM). He sits on the JCI Steering Committee, Tissue Audit Committee and Blood Bank Committee for NUH. Apart from his academic achievements, he has also been nominated for the Star Award and National Excellent Service Award (Gold).


Education and Fellowships

MBBS (S'pore), FRCSEd, M Med (Surgery), FAMS


Specialty Interests

  • Breast surgery
  • Surgical oncology
  • Oncoplastic and reconstructive surgery


Professional Memberships

  • Panel of Complaint Committee (SMC)
  • Reviewer for the Combined Surgical Meeting (CSM)
  • JCI Steering Committee, NUH
  • Tissue Audit Committee, NUH
  • Blood  Bank Committee, NUH 

Updated as of 1 October 2014