A/Prof Tiong Ho Yee graduated with Honours from the University of Nottingham, UK in 1997. He received his membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2001 after completing a General Surgical residency at the University of Leicester Hospital Systems, UK. During his subsequent Urology residency at National University Hospital (NUH), completed in 2006, A/Prof Tiong was awarded the Singapore Urological Association-European Board of Urology Book Prize in 2005 and 2007. He has been a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore since 2007. As a recipient of the Ministry of Health Human Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) scholarship, A/Prof Tiong also completed a two-year clinical fellowship training in Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation at the Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA. He worked under the mentorship of the Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute faculty, ranked No.1 in the United States, to gain expertise in his current areas of interest – Kidney Surgery and Transplantation.
In 2009, he was certified and became a full member of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons. He is a certified transplant surgeon by the Ministry of Health, Singapore, serves on its advisory committee for transplantation, and is appointed as the Director of the National Pancreas Transplant Programme. At NUH, he is the Director for Kidney Surgery and Transplantation (Department of Urology), the Surgical Director for the Adult Kidney Transplantation Programme and Programme Director for Adult Pancreas Transplantation (National University Centre for Organ Transplantation), as well as the Programme Director of Urology Residency (National University Health System).
A/Prof Tiong aims to consistently lead in the field of kidney cancer surgery by performing minimally invasive kidney sparing surgery for localized cancers, as well as major open curative operations for advanced kidney cancers and transplantations. At NUH, he started the Da Vinci Robotic Kidney Surgery program with published outcomes for our kidney cancer patients using this surgical technique. With research and dedication, A/Prof Tiong believes in delivering patient-centric care and holistic management of his cancer and transplant patients.