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Adj Asst Prof Heng Chin Tiong

  • Head of Division & Senior Consultant, Division of Urology, Department of General Surgery, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
MBBS (S'pore), FRCS (Gen Surg) (Edin), FAMS (Uro)
Endourology & Urolithiasis, Neuro-and Functional Urology, Urologic Oncology
Special Interests:
Urological Cancers, Endo-laparoscopy, Shockwave Lithotripsy, Urinary Stone Surgery


Adj Asst Prof Heng Chin Tiong is the Head of the Division of Urology at JurongHealth Campus. He practises as a Senior Consultant in Ng Teng Fong General Hospital. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) and a member of the Chapter of Urologists, College of Surgeons, Singapore. His training included a year of fellowship with the Department of Urology in Westmead Hospital, Australia.

Adj Asst Prof Heng’s expertise is in urinary stone surgery (including ureteroscopy and percutaneous nephrolithotripsy), extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL), as well as laparoscopic urologic surgery (including laparoscopic nephrectomy and pyeloplasty. He has performed on-site training for ESWL in many centres regionally, including Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Taiwan and China.

Committed to medical education, Adj Asst Prof Heng oversaw the Year 3 Medical Undergraduate Programme for Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University Singapore from 2010 to 2012. He is currently a member of the Residency Advisory Committee for Urology, as well as the programme director for the Diploma in Urology run by the Chapter of Urologists, College of Surgeons, Singapore.


​National Day Long Service Award (Pingat Bakti Setia) 2019

Journals & Publications

1. Mangat R, Biligere S, Heng CT, Durai P, Gauhar V. Urology action plan in a
pandemic. Singapore Med J. 2021 Jun 18. doi: 10.11622/smedj.2021081. Epub ahead
of print. PMID: 34139806.

2. Biligere S, Heng CT, Cracco C, Mangat R, Ong CS, Thandapani K, Inoue T,
Sarica K, Sabnis RB, Desai M, Scoffone C, Gauhar V. Tips and Tricks to Improve
Ergonomics, Efficacy, Versatility, and Overcome Limitations of Micro
Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy. Front Surg. 2021 May 19;8:668928. doi:
10.3389/fsurg.2021.668928. PMID: 34095208; PMCID: PMC8170413.

3. Lee HP, Leong D, Heng CT. Characterization of kidney stones using
thermogravimetric analysis with electron dispersive spectroscopy. Urol Res. 2012
Jun;40(3):197-204. doi: 10.1007/s00240-011-0428-0. Epub 2011 Oct 4. PMID:

4. Teo KJ, Heng CT, Consigliere D, Tiong HY. Renal autotransplantation following
long segment iatrogenic ureteric injury. Can J Urol. 2011 Dec;18(6):6060-3.
PMID: 22166336.

5. Wong AS, Chong KT, Heng CT, Consigliere DT, Esuvaranathan K, Toh KL, Chuah B,
Lim R, Tan J. Debulking nephrectomy followed by a "watch and wait" approach in
metastatic renal cell carcinoma. Urol Oncol. 2009 Mar-Apr;27(2):149-54. doi:
10.1016/j.urolonc.2007.10.017. Epub 2008 Apr 24. PMID: 18439851.

6. Tan L, Venkatesh SK, Consigliere D, Heng CT. Treatment of a patient with
post-TURP hemorrhage using bilateral SAPE. Nat Rev Urol. 2009 Dec;6(12):680-5.
doi: 10.1038/nrurol.2009.215. PMID: 19956198.

7. Wu FM, Lim M, Deng Z, Heng CT, Tiong HY. Successful endourological management
of the 'forgotten' stent in a transplanted kidney. Urol Int. 2014;92(3):373-6.
doi: 10.1159/000354936. Epub 2014 Jan 23. PMID: 24458029.