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Dr Low O-Wern

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  • Associate Consultant, Division of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital


MBBS (S'pore), MRCS (Edin), MMed (Surgery), FRCS (Plast) (Glasg), FAMS (Plastic Surgery)


Plastic Surgery

Clinical Disciplines/Programmes:

Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, Surgery

Special Interests:

Burns & Scar Reconstruction, Craniofacial Surgery (Facial Fractures, Oncological Extirpation & Reconstruction, Facial Reanimation), Lower Limb Reconstruction (Trauma, Post-Infection, Tumors), Comprehensive Wound Management (Chronic Wounds, Diabetic Ulcers, Pressure Sores, Non-healing Wounds), Body Contouring & Massive Weight Loss Contouring


Dr. Low O-Wern graduated in 2011 from the National University of Singapore and has been an accredited Plastic Surgeon since 2019 with multiple research publications in both local and international journals relating to a variety of topics in to Plastic Surgery. He is one of the few Plastic Surgeons in Singapore to be accepted as a Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons (Glasgow) for Plastic Surgery.

His professional appointments and committee appointments include:

  1. Associate Program Director of the Singapore Integrated Program for Plastic Surgery (representing NUHS)
  2. Board Member of the Chapter of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeons of the College of Surgeons, Singapore
  3. Member of the Singapore Society of Cosmetic (Aesthetic) Surgeons
  4. Member of the Singapore Association of Plastic Surgeons
  5. Fellow of the Academy of Medicine Singapore
  6. Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Glasgow) (Plastic Surgery)
  7. Clinical Senior Lecturer (National University of Singapore)
  8. Public Relations Officer and General Committee Member of the Asian Federation of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery Societies (APRAS)
Dr. Low is primarily based in the Division of Plastic Surgery in Ng Teng Fong General Hospital but also regularly operates in the National University Hospital, Jurong Medical Centre and Alexandra Hospital. His key interests in the field include reconstructive microsurgery, craniofacial trauma, wound healing, lymphedema and lower limb reconstruction. When not occupied by clinical and administrative work, Dr. Low enjoys spending his time planning and teaching both Medical Students and Residents alike.

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the Singapore Society of Cosmetic (Aesthetic) Surgeons
  • Member of the Singapore Association of Plastic Surgeons
  • Fellow of Academy of Medicine Singapore
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Glasgow)

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National University Health System
  • National University Hospital
  • Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
  • Alexandra Hospital
  • Jurong Community Hospital
  • National University Polyclinics
  • Jurong Medical Centre
  • National University Cancer Institute, Singapore
  • National University Heart Centre, Singapore
  • National University Centre for Oral Health, Singapore
  • NUHS Diagnostics
  • NUHS Pharmacy
  • Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health
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