Dr Gao Yujia graduated from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University Hospital in 2011. He joined the Residency Program at the National University Hospital in 2012, and obtained his Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2013, and the Master of Medicine (Surgery) in 2017. After completing his Residency training in 2019, he obtained his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and was accredited as a Specialist in General Surgery by the Specialist Accreditation Board. Dr Gao has a sub-specialty interest in hepatobiliary, pancreatic, and liver transplant surgery and joined the Division of Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery in 2020.
Apart from his clinical work, Dr Gao is deeply involved in undergraduate medical education at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, serving as a Clinical Lecturer and participating actively in curriculum planning and review. He is a member of the Systems Block Workgroup (Gastrointestinal and Metabolism) committee and Medical Education Technology Enterprise (METE) committee.
Dr Gao also has special interests in Health Informatics, Artificial Intelligence, Data Transformation, and Medical Technology, taking the lead in NGEMR change for the Department of Surgery, and spearheading various other projects including the development of Holomedicine, Mixed Virtual Reality devices, and Applications for medical education and clinical medicine.