Mr Sandeep Uppal

Mr Sandeep Uppal

Sandeep Uppal PhD (Otolaryngology, UK), MBBS, MS, FRCS (Ireland), FRCS (England), FRCSI (ORL-HNS), FAMS (Otolaryngology, Singapore)

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
  • Senior Consultant ENT Surgeon Trained in Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Head of Facial Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Service, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore
  • Visiting Senior Consultant in Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery at TTSH, Changi General Hospital and Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, Singapore

Mr Sandeep Uppal graduated from University of Delhi, India in 1990. He completed his residency in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery from University of Delhi, India in 1995.

Subsequently he trained and qualified as a Consultant in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery in the UK. He is a Fellow of both the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.

Mr Uppal served a one-year fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery conducted by the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery. He then completed the certification process of the International and European Boards of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He was awarded the Claus D. Walter Award for Academic Excellence by the International Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in 2012. He has also served a one-year fellowship in Advanced Rhinology and Endoscopic Anterior Skull Base Surgery conducted by the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Mr Uppal’s research and clinical interests have resulted in 30 publications in peer reviewed international journals as well as presentations at various international courses, workshops and conferences. He was awarded a PhD by the University of Leeds, UK in 2012 for discovering the genetic and molecular basis of the Pachydermoperiostosis, a hereditary syndrome that leads to facial deformity and clubbing. His research led to a first author publication in the journal Nature Genetics.

He is the Section Editor for Rhinology and Facial Plastic Surgery section of the book ‘Symptom Oriented Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery’. He is the Course Director of ‘Eleven Days of Facial Plastic Surgery’, an annual fresh frozen cadaveric dissection course covering advanced rhinoplasty, facial rejuvenation surgery and facial fracture and soft tissue reconstruction.