Dr. Kaan Hung Leng is a General Surgeon from Singapore. She is based at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, National University Hospital and National University of Singapore.

Awarded the President’s Scholarship in 2007, Dr Kaan Hung Leng studied Medicine in National University of Singapore. She attained her MBBS in 2012 and was awarded the NUSS Medal for Outstanding Achievement. Upon graduation, she commenced her residency training as a Clinician Scientist in General Surgery at the National University Hospital. She became a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2013 and completed the Master of Medicine (Surgery) in 2014. In 2018, she became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons.

Dr Kaan’s research interests lie in medical innovation and robotics. She received the Singapore-MIT Undergraduate Research Fellowship in 2011 and completed the Master of Clinical Investigation in 2019. A recipient of the NMRC Research Training Fellowship, she is currently pursuing her PhD in National University of Singapore. She is the principal investigator for multiple international and national grants such as the Innovation Norway Grant and the NMRC Clinician Innovator Development Award. She is also the first author of numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals.

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