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Dr Faith Leong Qi Hui

Dr Faith Leong Qi Hui

​MBBS (Hons, S’pore), MRCS (Ireland), M Med (Surg), FRCS (Edin)

Associate Consultant

Specialty: General Surgery, Breast Surgery

Sub-specialties: Breast Surgery, Oncoplastic Breast Surgery, Breast Surgery

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Atypical Hyperplasia, Benign Breast Change and Symptoms, Benign Breast Diseases, Benign Breast Neoplasms, Breast Cancer , Breast Cancer - Early Detection and Screening, Breast Cancer (Breast Health), Breast Cancer (Diagnosis to Treatment), Breast Clinical Assessment, Breast Infection, Breast Lumps, Breast Radiological Evaluation, Breast Reconstruction, Breast Screening – Self-Exam and Mammogram, Breast Surgery, Duct Ectasia, Early and Advanced Breast Cancer, Fibroadenoma, Fibrocystic Change, Gynaecomastia, Hereditary Breast Cancer Syndromes, High Risk Breast Changes, Intraductal Papillomas, Lobular Carcinoma in Situ, Malignant and Benign Breast Conditions, Mastitis.

Clinical Appointments

  • Associate Consultant SingHealth Duke-NUS Breast Centre
  • Associate Consultant Breast Service Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital
  • Associate Consultant Department of General Surgery Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital


Dr Faith Leong is an Associate Consultant in Breast Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Sengkang General Hospital and a member of the SingHealth Duke-NUS Breast Centre.

Dr Leong completed her undergraduate medical training at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore in 2015 where she graduated with honours, garnering multiple awards in medicine and surgery.

She joined the General Surgery Residency Programme in 2016 and obtained the Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland in 2016 and the Master of Medicine (Surgery) in 2020. After completing her residency training in 2021, Dr Leong obtained her Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and was accredited as a Specialist in General Surgery by the Specialist Accreditation Board.

She has a strong passion for the training and education of students and residents, and was awarded the Junior Doctor Teaching Award in 2021 by NUS. She also served as Chief Resident in 2021 where she helped coordinate junior resident responses during the early stages of the COVID pandemic.

Dr Leong’s areas of clinical interest are in breast and oncoplastic surgery, where emphasis is placed on balancing oncologic safety with cosmetic outcomes. She believes that patient care should be holistic and individualised to each patient through their treatment journey.


  • ​Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery with Honours (MBBS), Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland
  • Master of Medicine (Surgery), National University of Singapore
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

​Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh


  • ​Junior Doctor Teaching Award, NUS (2021)
  • Singapore Medical Association Silver Medal, NUS (2015)
  • Wong Poi Kwong Medal, NUS (2015)
  • 1st Mekie Book Prize, NUS (2015)

Research Interests

Publications and Research Trials

  • ​Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS) for Large Rectal Polyps. Leong F, Chong CS. Ann Surg Oncol. 2019
  • Anal Adenocarcinoma Can Masquerade as Chronic Anal Fistula in Asians. Leong F, Chan D, Tan K. Ann Coloproctol 2019
  • Pooled analysis of WHO Surgical Safety Checklist use and mortality after emergency laparotomy. GlobalSurg Collaborative (Law Jia Hao, Joel Lau Wen Liang, Bettina Lieske, Faith Leong Qi Hui, Chong Choon Seng, Sharon Koh Zhiling, Lee Kai Yin, Lee Kuok Chung). Br J Surg. 2019
  • Don't mistake it as a polyp! Tian-Zhi L, Leong F, Tan K. Gut. 2016

Research Trials