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Dr  Cheryl Chong Xi Zi

Dr Cheryl Chong Xi Zi

MBBS (S’pore), MRCS (Edin), MMed (Surg), FRCS (Edin)

Associate Consultant

Sengkang General Hospital

Specialty: General Surgery

Sub-specialties: Colorectal Surgery

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Anorectal Conditions , Colorectal Functional Disorders , Colorectal Malignancies , Pelvic Floor Disorders .

Clinical Appointments

  • Associate Consultant Colorectal Service Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital
  • Associate Consultant Department of General Surgery Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital


Dr Cheryl Chong is a colorectal specialist surgeon, with interests in the field of colorectal surgery, in particular minimally invasive oncological work and the management of pelvic floor disorders. She spends most of her time in Sengkang General Hospital, and is also part of a multi-disciplinary specialist surgical team for pelvic floor disorders in Kandang Kerbau Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKWCH), where she runs outpatient clinics for patients with pelvic floor disorders.

She completed her General Surgery Residency in SingHealth and obtained specialist accreditation in 2019.

Aside from her clinical work, she also has a personal interest in global health, having participated in overseas medical missions during her training. She currently leads the global health ACP for the Department of Surgery in Sengkang General Hospital and aims to improve the overall level of surgical care in developing countries in the region with various outreach and training programs.

Dr Cheryl Chong is a keen educator, and takes time out of clinical work to educate medical students and doctors on the nuances of general surgery cases and management.



MBBS (S’pore)
MRCS (Edin)
MMed (Surg)
FRCS (Edin)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Clinical Tutor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS
  • Clinical Tutor, Duke-NUS Medical School, NUS
  • Clinical Tutor, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, NTU
  • Associate member - Singapore Colorectal Society (SCRS) - Aug 2021
  • Specialist accreditation board (SMC, MOH) - May 2019
  • FRCS (Edinburugh) - Oct 2018
  • MRCS (Edinburugh) - Nov 2014


Research Interests


  • Cease to highlight a rare differential diagnosis of necrotising fasciitis in the presence of a stoma: peristomal pyoderma gangrenosum.

Chong C, Palanisamy P, Yeo SAE.

BMJ Case Rep. 2021 May 7;14 (5): e237534

  • A Local Experience in Laparoscopic Complete Mesocolon Excision for Right-sided Colonic Tumors

L Ho, C Chong, E Yeo, Ng CY

Singapore Med J. 2019 Jan 15. Doi: 10.11622/smedj.2019008.

  • Granular Cell Tumour of Esophagus: A Rare Disease of the Esophagus

HJ Tan, C Chong, KH Lim, HS Ong

Annals of Case Reports and Images (ACRI). 2018; 1(1):3

  • Changing Trends of Cesarean Section Births by the Robson Ten Group Classification in a Tertiary Teaching Hospital

C Chong, Su LL, Biswas A

Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2012 Dec; 91(12):1422-7

  • The Prevalence of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms & Treatment - seeking Behaviour in Males over 40 years in Singapore: A Community - based Study

C Chong, Fong L, Lai R, Koh YT, Lau WK, Hartman M, Chia SE

Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2012 Sep; 15(3):273-7

Research Trials