As Chief Medical Officer at Livingstone Health, Dr. Sebastian Chua is responsible for managing the Group’s clinical operations, updating the Group on new healthcare regulations and safety standards, and serves as the bridge between the management team and medical staff. He specialises in anaesthesiology and perioperative care with 22 years of clinical experience.
Dr. Sebastian Chua was an associate consultant (2006-2008) and consultant (2008-2010) with the Department of Anaesthesia at SGH, before entering private practice in 2010. He was also the director of the Perioperative Evaluation Clinic at SGH from 2007 to 2010, where he formulated guidelines for perioperative assessment and optimisation of patients.
He currently practices anaesthesia and perioperative care at Mount Elizabeth Hospital and other private hospitals, where he is involved in pre-surgical optimisation of patients, provision and management of anaesthesia during surgery, as well as post-surgical care of patients, including pain management and intensive care.
Dr. Sebastian Chua graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, and obtained a Master of Medicine (Anaesthesiology) from NUS in 1996 and 2003 respectively. Dr. Sebastian Chua received training experience in obstetric anaesthesia in King Edward Memorial Hospital for Women in Perth, Western Australia and perioperative medicine in Geelong Hospital in Geelong, Victoria, Australia in 2005.