A Dermatologist Who Cares & Teaches His Patients About Skin Health
Doctor Extraordinaire, as endearingly described by one of his grateful patients, Dr. Wong adheres to a principled and cost-effective approach to help his patients achieve healthy and beautiful skin. A Skin Specialist with special interest in acne, facial pigmentation, skin cancer, anti-wrinkle and filler treatments, Dr. Wong has garnered more than 20 years of experience in managing both medical & cosmetic dermatological problems.
Under the mentorship of Professor Chan Heng Leong, Professor of Medicine and Pioneer Dermatologist in Singapore, Dr. Wong completed his Advanced Specialty Training in Dermatology and is a fully accredited dermatologist with the Ministry of Health since 1998.
As a leading Dermatologist in Singapore, Dr Wong blends his healing skills and wisdom with an assuring and personal touch. He often goes beyond treating his patients to forging a close rapport with them as he works towards making a difference in their skin health. Ever mindful of his patient’s interest and overall wellbeing, Dr. Wong spends time explaining to patients their problem, helping them to understand the essence of the issue before he recommends the treatment options to them. “I have never felt any better!” remarked a Danish patient who, before meeting Dr. Wong, suffered with long-term eczema. This kind of feeling is exactly what Dr. Wong strives for towards every single one of his patients!
Dr Wong Soon Tee Academic & Career Track
Earlier Years In NUH— Deep Ties That Remain
In 1992, Dr. Wong commenced his dermatological training under Professor Chan at the National University Hospital and firmly established his dermatology career on good grounds.
As a consultant of internal medicine & dermatology in NUH, he managed a wide spectrum of skin problems related to patients with cancers, heart and kidney problems as well as the usual outpatient skin problems. Dr. Wong also spearheaded the first wound care committee and wound care round in NUH and became skillful in wound care management.
Between 1998 and 2000, Dr. Wong was awarded the China Medical Board Scholarship for Dermatosurgery and Advanced Laser Training in United Kingdom. At the same time, Dr. Wong was conferred the Commonwealth Fellowship by the Association of Commonwealth Universities (UK) to research on skin cancers at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund, Skin Tumour Laboratory. This has honed his skills and sharpness in picking up early skin cancer and removing them.
Founding Specialist of Skin and Aesthetic Centre at Raffles Hospital
Dr. Wong was the Founding Skin Specialist of Raffles Skin and Aesthetic Centre where he treated both adult and paediatric general dermatology and has seen many Asian & Caucasian patients from 2002 to 2012.
Amalgamating the best techniques in dermatological care from around the world, Dr. Wong‘s skills in enhancing and rejuvenating his patient’s skin in a natural way has won him the trust of patients locally & regionally. During these years, Dr. Wong also applies his skills in toxin injection to treat patients with sweaty palms & feet; helping many of them to be relieved of excessive sweating problems effectively & painlessly.
Dr. Wong is one of the first doctors in Singapore to combine the Dr. Obagi Nu Derm range of Skin care products with laser & IPL treatment for pigmentation removal & skin health restoration.
Private Practice At Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
Today, Dr. Wong combines foundational wisdom with leading-edge technology to give his patients an evidence-based approach towards skin health restoration. Holding his private practice as Medical Director of Assurance Skin, Laser and Aesthetics, Dr. Wong is the first doctor in Singapore to acquire and develop expertise for the Lumenis Acupulse laser machine for skin tightening & scar removal. He has achieved great results for patients over the last two years.
Dr. Wong was also an early user of Lumenis M22 OPT and has developed professional excellence in photorejuvenation & pigmentation removal with this improved and superior intense pulsed light machine (IPL). Learning from renowned Japanese plastic surgeon Dr. Rei Ogawa, Dr. Wong applies advance techniques on keloid management and surgery.
Educating Students, Fellow Professionals And The Public
In addition to his medical practice, Dr. Wong presently serves as Adjunct Assistant Professor with National University of Singapore and has been an examiner for the final MBBS exam of the NUS Yong Loo Ling School of Medicine annually since 2002. He also supervises dermatology residents in NUH in their dermatology clinic and gives annual lectures to NUS dentistry students.
Reputable and well known, Dr. Wong is frequently invited to speak locally and regionally at lectures, conferences, and media interviews on medical and aesthetic dermatology. He keynoted Channel NewsAsia’s seminars on Anti-aging (2008), Skin Allergy (2009) and Women Wellness (2012) and is regularly featured on Chinese and English radio talk shows on skin medical & aesthetics treatments. Dr. Wong’s dermatological advice is also regularly published on Chinese & English newspaper and magazines where he is the featured expert to answer readers’ questions on skin, hair & nails problems.
Being an accredited Skin Specialist, and with all around exposure that he has acquired over the past 20 years, Dr. Wong is blessed with a wealth of experience to address the dermatological concerns of all people, be they young or old, medical or aesthetic. You can trust him to prescribe an effective treatment plan towards visible restoration of your skin health and also equip you for a lifelong journey to healthier, happier skin!