Associate Professor Francis Seow-Choen is an internationally recognised colorectal surgeon. He had previously held posts as the Head and Senior Consultant in the Department of Colorectal Surgery, Singapore: General Hospital, Director of the Endoscopy Centre and Director of Surgical Oncology at the National Cancer Centre. He is now in practice at Mt. Elizabeth Medical Centre.
Prof. Seow-Choen's distiniguished achievements can be seen by his appointments to the Editorial Boards of many prestigious journals including, Diseases of the Colon and Rectum (USA), Colorectal Disease(European), British Journal of Surgery(UK), Techniques in Coloproctology (Italian), Indian Journal of Coloproctology(Indian) and Digestive Surgery (Germany).
Prof Seow-Choen is also very actively involved in lecturing and demonstrating the finer act of surgery around the world. He had chaired many medical courses, published extensively and had been instrumental in the training of many world renown colorectal surgeons from around the world. Prof Seow-Choen's international achievements was recognised by Singapore in the conferment upon him of The Excellence for Singapore Award in 2000.