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Dr Janet Hung Ngai Man

  • Associate Consultant, Division of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Alexandra Hospital
  • Associate Consultant, Division of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, Department of Surgery, National University Hospital
MBBS (Imperial College London), MRCS, M.Med (Surgery), FAMS (Plastic Surgery)
Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery
Special Interests:
​Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Aesthetic Surgery of Face and Body, Reconstructive Surgery, Wound Care  


"I started my journey as a plastic surgeon after having practised dentistry sub-specialising in oral and maxillofacial surgery in the United Kingdom and Hong Kong. I am drawn to the variety of surgeries that can bring new meaning and life to people. I am often asked why I changed my career but in fact it was a progression rather than a change.  It allows me to offer the best patient care in a holistic manner. The journey has been made possible supported by an excellent faculty and peers. Working in the area of head, neck and craniofacial surgeries is incredibly rewarding because not only does it improve a patients' physical appearance but also significantly enhances their quality of life and overall wellbeing, including self-esteem."

Dr Hung's work as a plastic surgeon is not limited to only the head and neck area.  She holds a special interest in surgeries involving the face, head and neck areas as enhanced by her background in dentistry and oral and maxillofacial surgery.

After attaining her dental surgery qualifications from the University of Hong Kong, she went on to Imperial College London to train in surgery before joining NUH in 2014.

Since then, she has extended her surgical expertise in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery. Her areas of interest include craniomaxillofacial surgery, face and body reconstructive and aesthetic surgeries and wound care. 

Giving back and expanding knowledge

Dr Hung believes in giving back to the society and has participated in mission trips in countries such as Africa and in the South East Asia region. These missions not only bring medical care to disadvantaged communities, but are also invaluable in improving interprofessional capabilities for a more sustained impact.


  • ​'Above and Beyond' award from Alexandra Hospital in October 2023
  • Telemedicine In Plastic Surgery Wound Clinic - EQIP Project 

Journals & Publications

  1. Postoperative Scar Management Protocol For Asian Patients. Aesth Plast Surgery. July 2023
  2. Comparison Of Proximal And Distal Involvement Of Upper Extremity Metastatic Lesions: An Analysis of 55 cases.  J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2023 Apr;48(4):321-325.  
  3. Metal On Metal – Removal Of An Extruding Mandibular Titanium Reconstruction Plate With A High Speed Electrical Surgical Drill. Singapore Medical Journal 26 Nov 2021 
  4. Patchwork Flap For Immediate Nipple-Areolar Complex Reconstruction.  Surgical Case Reports 1-2 01 Feb. 2021 
  5. Novel Chest Tube Anchoring And Closure Technique With An Aesthetic Scar.  Surgical Case Reports 1-2 18 Jan 2021 
  6. Planes Of Reference For Orbital Fractures: Computed Tomographic Assessment Of Orbital Fractures Made Easy. International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 46:261 
  7. Comparison Of Titanium Mesh Versus PCL/TCP Implant In Orbital Floor Reconstruction. International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 46:82 
  8. Conservative Management Of Isolated Orbital Floor Fractures: A Retrospective Review In A Single Institution.  International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 46:261 
  9. A Survey Of Consultants Members Of The British Association Of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Regarding Bisphosphonate-induced Osteonecrosis Of The Jaws. BJOMS 47(8):598-601 
  10. Facial Skin Sensibility In A Young Healthy Chinese Population. Oral Surg, Oral Med, Oral Pathol, Oral Radiol,  Endod 2009 Jun; 107(6): 776-81

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the Singapore Association of Plastic Surgeons
  • Fellow of Academy of Medicine Singapore


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