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Dr Chan Stephanie Chan Li-Shan

Dr Chan Stephanie Chan Li-Shan

MBBS (Singapore), MRCS (Ireland), MMED (Surgery), FAMS (Plastic Surgery)

Associate Consultant

Clinical Appointments

  • Associate Consultant Surgery Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital
  • Associate Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital


Dr Stephanie Chan Li-shan is an Associate Consultant at the Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery Service in Changi General Hospital. She graduated from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore in 2013, and completed her Plastic Surgery training (2015-2022) where she was conferred the Surgeons Gold Medal Award. 

Dr Chan’s interest lies in microsurgical reconstructive surgery following cancer and trauma. These include breast, lower limb and craniofacial reconstruction. Her other clinical interest also includes facial aesthetic surgery.

A firm believer in constant improvement and medical innovation, Dr Chan has published and presented her work at multiple local and international conferences. She is also an active reviewer in several internationally renowned medical journals


  • Specialists Accreditation Board (SAB) accredited Plastic Surgeon 2022
  • Master of Medicine (Surgery), National University of Singapore 2017
  • Member of The Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland 2014 
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore 2013

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Fellows of the Academy of Medicine (Plastic Surgery) 2022


  • College of Surgeons Gold Medal Award 2022
  • Outstanding Resident, Residency in SingHealth Excels (RiSE) Award 2021
  • Merit Award, Surgical and Anaesthesia Congress 2017
  • Best Poster Award, Thailand-Singapore-Taiwan Triangle Conference 2016 
  • Best Medical Officer Award 2015

Research Interests

  • Cell Biology

Publications and Research Trials

  • Chan SLS, Hsieh MKH, Mok JWL, Kong TY. Delayed prosthetic seroma: a localized inflammatory response to COVID vaccination and infection? Eur J Plast Surg. 2023;46(1):125-128. doi: 10.1007/s00238-022-02031-3. Epub 2023 Jan 5. PMID: 36624820; PMCID: PMC9813890
  • Chan SLS, Mok JWL. Late Seroma in Breast Implants: A Coronavirus Disease 2019 Phenomenon? Arch Plast Surg. 2022 Sep 23;49(5):611-613. doi: 10.1055/s-0042-1756295. PMID: 36159375; PMCID: PMC9507605
  • Chan SLS Wong MZ, Tan BK. An Anatomical and Histological Study of the Vastus Lateralis Muscle Nerve and Application for Functional Muscle Transfer in Upper Lip Reconstruction. Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022. 1. 10.53045/jprs.2021-0024
  • Chan SLS, Gogna, A., Chui, C.H.K, Wong MZ. Complete Lymphatic Restoration by Simultaneous Vascularised Lymph Node and Lymphatic Vessel Transplantation. European Journal of Plastic Surgery 44, 687-697 (2021)
  • Chan SLS, Rutherford C, Kong TY. No-drain Technique in Abdominal Closure for Breast Reconstruction: Lower Complication Rate, Shorter Hospitalization Stay. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2020 Feb 6;8(2):e2637. doi: 10.1097/GOX.0000000000002637. PMID: 32309084; PMCID: PMC7159947
  • Chan SLS Lim GJS, Por YC, Chiang MF, Ho S, Saffari SE, Chia HL. Efficacy of Ear Molding in Infants using the EarWell Infant Correction System and Factors Affecting Outcome. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 Oct;144(4):648e-658e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000006057. PMID: 31568305

Research Trials

  • Management and outcome of head and neck squamous cell carcinomas in obese patients, 2007 – 2009
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