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About Dr Aneez

The International Centre for Thoracic Surgery (ICTS) is led by Medical Director and Senior Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, Dr Aneez D.B. Ahmed (阿尼兹医生). Dr Aneez has been a practitioner in the field of thoracic surgery, with a special interest in robotic thoracic surgery and thoracic oncology for over 20 years. ICTS is conveniently located at Mount Alvernia Hospital and Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital.

After completing his cardiothoracic training at the National University Hospital, Singapore, he passed his Fellowship exams from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Prior to starting his private practice, Dr Aneez served as the Head of Service of Thoracic Surgery in the Department of General Surgery at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), Singapore.

The International Centre for Thoracic Surgery is also known for providing minimally invasive solutions for various thoracic conditions. Dr Aneez’s interest in robotic surgery led him to be recognised as the first in the ASEAN cohort to get a Level III Certificate Specialist training in Robotic Thoracic Surgery from the European College of Cardiothoracic Surgery (EACTS). With sabbaticals in Europe and USA for advanced training in robotic thoracic surgery, he now leads the training program for thoracic surgeons in ASEAN and South Asia. He is also the immediate past President of the Robotic Surgical Society of Singapore (RS3).

Built upon Dr Aneez D.B. Ahmed’s beliefs, the International Centre for Thoracic Surgery strongly believes in the marriage of technology and surgery to help improve lives. Robot-assisted surgery allows surgeons to perform procedures with more precision and control compared to conventional open surgery. Robotic surgery is performed through tiny incisions, allowing quicker patient recovery, minimal scarring and reduced risk of infection.

Dr Aneez D.B Ahmed (阿尼兹医生) is currently the Director & Senior Consultant Surgeon at International Centre for Thoracic Surgery in Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre, Singapore. He has been a practitioner in the field of thoracic surgery, with a special interest in thoracic oncology, for more than fifteen years.

After completion of his cardiothoracic training from National University Hospital, Singapore, he passed his Fellowship exams from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Prior to starting his private practice, Dr Aneez served as the Head of Service of Thoracic Surgery in the Department of General Surgery in Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), Singapore.

His interest in robotic surgery led him to be recognised as the first in the ASEAN cohort to get a Level III Certificate Specialist training in Robotic Thoracic Surgery from the European College of Cardiothoracic Surgery (EACTS). With sabbaticals in Europe and USA for advanced training in Robotic Thoracic surgery, he now leads the training program for thoracic surgeons in ASEAN and South Asia. He then became the Vice President of Robotic Surgical Society of Singapore (RS3) in 2016 and subsequently being nominated as the President of RS3 in 2019.

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Doctor's Passion

Dr Aneez’s practice is defined by pushing the boundaries of thoracic surgery to provide the best quality care for his patients. His special interest in thoracic surgery led him to be a pioneer in Chest Wall Resection and Reconstruction. Dr Aneez had also performed the world’s first 3D Printed Polymer Ribcage Reconstruction.

Besides clinical work, Dr Aneez is passionate about teaching. Since 2010, Dr Aneez piloted a program in Advanced Thoracic Nursing Course (ATNC) at TTSH that has been running annually to train nurses from all over Asia. He is also an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Dr Aneez is a member of various thoracic surgical groups internationally. He is also the Thoracic domain board member at the Asian Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery (ASCVTS), and he is the current General Secretary of the South East Asian Society of Thoracic Surgery (SEATS).

His expertise and knowledge in minimally invasive thoracic surgery have led to numerous invitations as a speaker to conferences and workshops in the region. He also receives referrals from other hospitals in the country and other regions such as Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines and the U.A.E.

His special interest in chest wall surgery led him to be a pioneer in Chest Wall Resection and Reconstruction. Dr Aneez had also performed the world’s first 3D Printed Polymer Ribcage Reconstruction.

Besides clinical works, Dr Aneez is passionate about teaching. Since 2010, Dr Aneez piloted a program in Advanced Thoracic Nursing Course (ATNC) at TTSH that has been running annually to train nurses from all over Asia. He is also an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Dr Aneez is a member of various thoracic surgical groups internationally. He is also the Thoracic domain board member at the Asian Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery (ASCVTS), and he is the current General Secretary of the South East Asian Society of Thoracic Surgery (SEATS).

His expertise and knowledge in minimally invasive thoracic surgery have led to numerous invitations as a speaker to conferences and workshops in the region. He also receives referrals from other hospitals in the country and other regions such as Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines and the U.A.E.

Media

Dr Aneez Ahmed cares greatly about educating the public on thoracic conditions and the various treatments available.

He is actively involved in various media platforms and has been invited on television shows such as CNA’s Talking Point, Channel 8’s 8视界 and Colors TV Asia-Pacific’s Salaam Namaste, and radio interviews with MONEY FM 89.3 and CNA93.8, where he talked about several lung-related conditions and the effects of vaping. He was also featured in a variety of print publications such as The Straits Times, Lianhe Zaobao, Lianhe Wanbao, Asia One and magazines like Expat Living, Portfolio Magazine, PRIME and Global Health Asia-Pacific.

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