Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery Specialist
About Your Surgeon
Dr Su is excited to announce that he has shifted his practice to Gleneagles Medical Centre # 03-13.
Dr Su Jang Wen graduated with the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from The University of Melbourne, Australia in 1998 at the age of 22 years old. Subsequently, he obtained Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) and Master of Medicine (National University of Singapore) in 2002 and 2003 respectively. In 2006, Dr Su became a Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons (Cardiothoracic Surgery, Edinburgh) and was the first ever Singapore candidate to be awarded the gold medal for the Fellowship examination. In the same year, Dr Su became a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine (Singapore) – Gold Medallist.
In 2007, Dr Su was awarded the Higher Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) fellowship by Ministry of Health, Singapore. From 2007-2009, he was the first foreign fellow to be assigned the Chief Fellow of the Thoracic Surgery & Lung Transplantation Program at the Cleveland Clinic, United States of America. He received comprehensive training under world-renowned Thoracic & Esophageal Surgeon, Professor Thomas W Rice. He also completed a fellowship in Adult Cardiac Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic which has proudly been ranked as the top Cardiothoracic Centre in the USA since 1995. Dr Su underwent intensive training by Dr Gosta Pettersson, Dr Nicholas Smedira and the panel of world authoritative surgeons. During his training at Cleveland Clinic, he was the first Asian to receive the prestigious award for best research paper.
Upon returning to Singapore in 2009, Dr Su served as a Consultant in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, National Heart Centre Singapore, making him one of the youngest ever cardiothoracic surgeon in the world. Since 2007, Dr Su accumulated extensive experience of more than 4000 surgeries in heart, lung and esophageal surgery. He was also a visiting consultant at the National Cancer Centre Singapore and Changi General Hospital. Over the years, Dr Su was the leading thoracic surgeon and provided his service to most of the patients in these hospitals including Singapore General Hospital. During his practice at National Heart Centre Singapore, he held the impressive record of having no mortality in most elective heart and lung surgery, including coronary artery bypass graft, cardiac valvular and acute aortic dissection cases.