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Assistant Professor Chua Wei Jin

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MBChB (UK), MRCSEd, MMed(Surgery), FAMS (Urology)
Senior Consultant, Department of Urology, National University Hospital
Clinical Director, Department of Urology, National University Hospital
Senior Consultant, Division of Surgical Oncology, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore
Senior Consultant & Director of Endourology, Department of Urology
Cancer, Surgery
Sub Specialty:
Surgical Oncology (Urology), Urology
Medical and Surgical Conditions:
Adrenal Cancer, Benign Prostate Hyperplasia, Bladder Cancer, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Cancer (Renal Cancer), Kidney Stones, Penis Cancer (Penile Cancer), Prostate Cancer, Testicular Cancer (Testis Cancer), Ureteric Cancer (Ureteral Cancer), Urethral Cancer, Urinary Incontinence
Special Interest:
Laparoscopy and Endo-Urology (Laparoscopic surgery, stone diseases, small renal mass and TUNA)
National University Hospital
National University Cancer Institute, Singapore
National University Health System
Asst Prof Chua Wei Jin graduated from University of Bristol, UK in 1997. He obtained his specialist degrees in surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Master of Medicine, Surgery (Singapore) in 2001 and 2003 respectively. He has completed his advanced specialist training in Urology in 2006, and is currently a Senior Consultant with the Department of Urology at the National University Hospital. He is also a clinical lecturer at the National University of Singapore.

Asst Prof Chua was awarded the Ministry of Health Human Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) scholarship in 2008 and had spent a year in the United Kingdom for his subspecialty training in Laparoscopic and Endourology. He worked as a fellow at the Bristol Urology Institute. His current practice at the National University Hospital includes all areas of general urology with special interest in Minimally Invasive Surgeries, Endo-urology, Laparoscopic and Uro-oncology surgeries.
Asst Prof Chua started the Day Surgery Transurethral Resection of Prostate (TURP) program in NUH in 2005 and is currently the co-director of the program. In 2010, he introduced a minimally invasive therapy for benign enlargement of prostate (Transurethral Needle Ablation of Prostate or TUNA in short) which he has been doing in the out-patient clinic under local anaesthesia.
Aside from clinical practice, Asst Prof Chua is also actively involved in clinical research and teaching. He travels frequently in the region to conduct training in Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy (ESWL) for stone diseases.