Dr. Aileen Seah graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1995 and obtained her fellowship diploma from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2001. She completed her advanced surgical training in the National University Hospital and became and a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine and an accredited Specialist in General Surgery in 2005.
Dr. Seah was awarded the Human Manpower Development Programme scholarship in 2003 and was admitted to a matched residency programme accredited by the US Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. She completed her Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship at the University of Minnesota in 2004 under the mentorship of Dr. Stanley Goldberg, Dr. David Rothenberger, Dr. Ann Lowry and Dr. Robert Madoff and became the first American trained female colorectal surgeon in Singapore.
In addition, Dr. Seah was under the proctorship of Professor Hironori Yamamoto, the inventor of the double balloon enteroscope. She developed advanced skills in double balloon enteroscopy in the evaluation of small bowel disorders.
Dr. Seah is experienced in the management of a wide variety of colorectal and anorectal conditions such cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, pelvic floor disorders, functional colorectal conditions as well as anorectal disorders, constipation and fecal incontinence.
Dr. Seah was the director of the Pelvic Floor Centre in the division of Colorectal Surgery, University Surgical Cluster, National University Health System.
Dr. Seah's specialty interest is colorectal surgery.