Dr. Chris studied and trained in the UK and received his doctorate from the University of Bristol and a Hunterian Professorship from the Royal College of Surgeons. He completed his advanced fellowship in Australia before moving to Singapore in 2011.
Dr Chris Hobbs is a Senior Ear, Nose Throat, Head and Neck Surgeon at The ENT Clinic in Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital and Gleneagles Hospital in Singapore. He is internationally trained in ENT with over 20 years of surgical practice at some of the best ENT hospitals in the world, including the United Kingdom and Australia. He is experienced in Thyroid and Parathyroid surgery, complex head and neck cancer and Paediatric ENT surgery.
Dr. Chris received the top undergraduate scholarship to study medicine at St. Mary’s Hospital Medical School, Imperial College in London where he also trained as a surgeon. He also won the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons Research Fellowship and spent two years as a clinical research fellow where he received a doctorate from the University of Bristol and a Hunterian Professorship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
Dr. Chris then spent 2 years in Australia where he undertook his Advanced Fellowship training in Head & Neck Surgery and Laryngology / Voice at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney, and Head & Neck Oncology at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne. Dr. Chris is also experienced in Paediatric ENT, having worked at The Royal Hospital for Children in Bristol and Birmingham Children’s Hospital in the UK.
Dr. Chris’ clinical interests include; laryngology (swallowing & airway problems, voice disorders and chronic cough), thyroid and parathyroid surgery, head & neck cancer, SCUBA diving problems and Paediatric ENT. In Singapore, Dr. Chris has continued to develop his skills in advanced transoral robotic surgery (TORS) and robotic thyroidectomy in Hong Kong and South Korea. Dr. Chris was also part of the first team to perform TORS at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, and is fully accredited and trained in Laser surgery, Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Coblation techniques and Sialoendoscopy.
Medical Licence Number
780-193-445 (Singapore Medical Council)