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Dr. Gan Eng Cern

St Paul’s Sinus Centre


Dr. Gan is well-versed in the management of a wide range of ENT conditions and has a passion for the treatment of conditions of the nose & sinuses as well as snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA). He completed his ENT Specialty training in Singapore and his Subspecialty training in Nose & Sinuses (Rhinology & Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery) at St Paul’s Sinus Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. With his expertise and experience in this field, you can be assured that you will be in good hands.

Research Interest

Dr Gan practices evidence-based medicine and is an avid researcher. In 2014, his work in patient positioning during sinus surgery to minimize bleeding and improve surgical safety won him the prestigious 19th Yahya Cohen Memorial Lectureship for best surgical paper in Singapore. He has received hospital grants for research and published in numerous peer-reviewed top international ENT journals (refer to the full list below). He was in the review committee for Eastern Health Alliance (EHA) Scientific Meeting Competition for best scientific paper in 2015 and 2016. Dr. Gan is a journal article reviewer for the following medical journals: 1. International Forum on Allergy and Rhinology (IFAR) – Official Journal of American Rhinologic Society (ARS) & American Academy of Otolaryngologic Allergy (AAOA) 2. The Laryngoscope 3. Singapore Medical Journal 4. Annals, Academy of Medicine Singapore


  • Gan EC, Anicete R, Tan HK, Balakrishnan A. Preauricular sinuses in the pediatric population: techniques and recurrence rates. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2013;77(3):372-8

  • Gan EC, Lau DP, Chuah KL. Epstein-Barr virus-associated smooth muscle tumour mimicking bilateral vocal process granuloma. J Laryngol Otol. 2008 Jan;122(1):100-4.

  • Hsu PP, Tan AK Tan BY, Gan EC, Chan YH, Blair RL, Lu PK. Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty outcome assessment with quantitative computer-assisted videoendoscopic airway analysis. Acta Otolaryngol. 2007;127(1):65-70

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