DR HAN HONG JUAN
(11th SARC 2020 & 2nd SARC Sleep Workshop Faculty)
Consultant ENT Surgeon
The ENT, Voice & Snoring Clinic
Dr Han Hong Juan is a Consultant Ear Nose Throat (ENT) surgeon. He is also the medical director of The ENT, Voice & Snoring Clinic. Dr Han practiced for 20 years in the public sector and was awarded the Singapore General Hospital Heart of Gold award in 2016 and the CEO Service award in 2017 for his contribution to clinical care excellence for his patients.
Prior to private practice, he was also the Chief of Sleep Surgery and the Director of the Voice Clinic in the Department of Otolaryngology, Singapore General Hospital. He held the positions of Adjunct Assistant Professor in Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School and Senior Clinical Lecturer of the National University of Singapore, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.
Dr Han graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1998 and completed his speciality training in Otorhinolaryngology in Singapore. He earned his Master's Degree of Medicine (Otorhinolaryngology) from the National University of Singapore, Faculty of Medicine. Dr Han graduated top of his cohort and was awarded a Distinction and the Singapore Academy of Medicine’s Gold Medal for Otorhinolaryngology.
He went on to obtain the Ministry of Health‘s Health Manpower Development Award to sub specialise in Sleep Surgery at Stanford University and Laryngology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre (UPMC).
Dr Han’s main clinical interests include the surgical management of Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea as well as Voice and Swallowing Disorders. He is also a trained Robotic and Laser surgeon. Dr Han was part of the pioneering team of surgeons that started Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS) in Singapore. He also has a keen interest in the treatment of Nasal Allergies and Nasal Obstruction to facilitate nasal breathing.
He works closely with Respiratory Physicians to treat all aspects of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and with Speech Pathologists to treat Voice and Swallowing Disorders.
Dr Han continues to serve as Visiting Consultant to Singapore General Hospital where he continues to train young ENT surgeons of the future.