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Dr Isabelle Jang Jia Hui

Dr Isabelle Jang Jia Hui

​BSc (Hons), MD, MRCS(Glasg), MMed (ORL), FAMS (ORL)

Associate Consultant

Specialty: Otorhinolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery

Sub-specialties: Head & Neck

Clinical Appointments

  • Associate Consultant Otorhinolaryngology - Head &Neck Surgery Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Adjunct Research Fellow, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School

Profile

I graduated with Bachelor of Science (Hons) (major in chemistry and minor in life sciences) in 2010. As I aspired to serve in the Healthcare sector, I pursued my Doctor of Medicine in Duke-NUS thereafter, graduating in 2014. During medical school and as a junior doctor, I was drawn to work with oncology patients – particularly head and neck cancer patients. As such I embarked upon the Singhealth Otolaryngology Residency Programme from 2017 – 2022, with special interest in head and neck cancer work. 

My other passion is in serving the community. Through the years I have worked with Youth-at-risk, mentored youth to do service-learning programmes, gone on community development programmes in rural China and Sri Lanka, served on various medical mission trips with local medical schools and other organizations. I aspire to be able to continue to do so, to give back to the underprivileged community both locally and internationally. In my free time, I enjoy sports such as swimming, running and trekking.

Education

  • Master of Medicine (Otolaryngology)
  • MRCS (Glasgow)
  • Doctor of Medicine
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • ​Fellow, Academy of Medicine Singapore
  • Member, Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Singapore

Awards

  • ​Residency in SingHealth Excels (RISE) Awards 2021 – Outstanding Resident Award
  • Singapore Health Quality Service Awards 2021 (Hero Award) - Dorm MMT Clinician
  • Singhealth Duke-NUS Scientific Congress – Best poster (Clinical Research – junior category) (2018)
  • Best Medical Officer Award (2017)
  • AHNS 9th International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer – Poster Presentation (3rd place) (2016)
  • Singapore Medical Association – Lee Foundation Teamsmanship Award (Duke-NUS) (2014)

Research Interests

Publications

  • ​Jang IJH, Yuen HW. Extensive Cervicofacial Emphysema After Eustachian Tube Balloon Tuboplasty. Otol Neurootol. 2022 Jul 22. 
  • Phua CQ, Jang IJ, Tan KB, et al. Reducing cost and time to diagnosis and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea using ambulatory sleep study: a Singapore sleep centre experience Sleep Breath. 2021 Mar;25(1):281-288.
  • YH Tan, JHI Jang, CY Chan, K Merchant, B Thomas. Lateral neck X-ray provides a diagnostic clue in a child presenting with dyspnoea and stridor. British Journal of Hospital Medicine 2020;81:9,1-1.
  • Jang IJH, Skanthakumar T, Tan HK, Tan NC, Soo KC, Iyer NG. Elderly Patients with Advanced Head and Neck Carcinoma: Does Aggressive Treatment Result in Better Outcomes?. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;160(4):642-650.
  • Isabelle J. Jang, Neville W.Teo, Vincent Y.P.Ng, Tze Choong Charn. Developmental anomaly – A duplicate fronto-ethmoidal sinus complex. Otolaryngology Case Reports. 2018; 9:4-7. 
  • Jang JH, Tan HK, Iyer NG, Soo KC, Tan NC. Nasopharyngectomy with operating microscope: A case series. Am J Otolaryngol. 2017;38(1):82-86. 

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