Our Doctor
Dr Eric Gan graduated from the National University of Singapore medical school in 1991. After graduation, he trained in surgery at various hospitals in Singapore before obtaining his post-graduate qualifications. He obtained his Master of Medicine (Surgery) from the National University of Singapore and was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) and the International College of Surgeons.
Dr Gan has studied and trained in surgical oncology (cancer surgery) at several international cancer centres: he was a fellow in oesophageal and gastric cancer surgery at the National Cancer Centre in Tsukiji, Tokyo and Omiya Medical Centre in Saitama. Following that he spent a year as research fellow in hepatobiliary (liver) surgery at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre in New York City.
Today, his clinical practice includes a diverse range of abdominal and digestive tract surgery. His subspecialty interests include bariatric (weight loss), upper gastrointestinal (oesophageal & stomach) and advanced laparoscopic surgery. Dr Gan has a keen interest in minimally invasive surgery and performs most of his bariatric surgery using laparoscopic techniques.
Bridge Bariatrics is a subspecialty clinic started by Dr Gan, focusing solely on the management and treatment of severe obesity.