Wisdom tooth Other area Hui Li Yu Cheryl
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Dr Hui Li Yu, Cheryl

​MBBS (London), MRCSEd, MMed (Surgery), FAMS (Plastic Surgery)

Associate Consultant

Specialty: Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

Sub-specialties: Aesthetic Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery, Microsurgery, Reconstructive Surgery

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Aesthetic Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery, Microsurgery, Reconstructive Surgery: Breast Reconstructive Surgery, Lower Limb Reconstructive Surgery and Salvage.

Clinical Appointments

  • Associate Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Duke-NUS Clinical Instructor


​Dr Cheryl Hui is a Plastic Surgeon with the Singapore General Hospital and has special interests in facial plastic surgery, microsurgery and reconstructive surgery. She completed her specialist training in Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery with Singhealth and is committed towards advancing the specialty via education and further research.


  • Felllow of Academy of Medicine Singapore (Plastic Surgery)
  • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) 
  • Masters of Medicine in Surgery (NUS, Singapore)
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (King’s Collge London, UK)
  • Raffles Instituition (GCSE A Levels)
  • Raffles Girls’ School (GCSE O Levels)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Member, Singapore Association of Plastic Surgeons
  • Member, Academy of Medicine Singapore (Plastic Surgery Chapter)


  • Honours at Elective in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  • Elective Bursary from the British Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons 2010
  • Raffles Top Scholar Award (11 A1s) 2003
  • National Youth Achievement Award 2003

Research Interests


  1. Anatomical variation of the sural nerve: Its significance and clinical application in locoregional flap reconstruction of distal leg defects (MSK ACP Grant). Primary Investigator. Awarded Singhealth Surgery ACP Grant $4K July 2019.
  2. The diathermy scratch pad: a cheap and efficient tool for chemical and explosion-related burns, Allen Wong, Hong Qi En, Cheryl LY Hui, Chong Si Jack. Archives of Plastic Surgery Jan 2019; 46(1); 88-91.
  3. Gluteal Lymph Node Transfer (MSK ACP Grant): Primary Investigator. Anatomy of the superficial lymphatics of the gluteal system. Awarded Singhealth Surgery ACP Grant $2.5K July 2018.
  4. Toxic shock syndrome in an adult burns patient: a case report. Ku Hung Hsieh, Diana Patrick, Cheryl Hui, Sook Muay Tay, Piotr Chlebiki and Si Jack Chong. ANZ J. Surgery 2018; 88(S1); 18-23.
  5. Acceptance of Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation (Face and Hand Transplant) in Singapore. Cheryl L.Y. Hui, Petty P.Y. Chen, Bien Keem Tan and Adrian Ooi. Annals of Plastic Surgery November 2018; 81(5); 615-618.
  6. Problems and Evolution of Knee Coverage. Oral Presentation at Asia Pacific Federation of Societies For Reconstructive Microsurgery APFSRM Symposium, Turkey 9-13 April 2018
  7. Liposuction cannula port site protection: An innovative strategy. Cheryl Hui, Christopher Chui. Journal of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Open March 2018.
  8. Drainless abdominal donor site closure: How I do it. Oral Presentation at the 50th Canniesburn Anniversary Meeting, Glasglow 22-25 September 2017
  9. Burn injuries sustained from TCM heat therapy: a case series. Poster presentation at Asia Pacific Burns Congress Taiwan 1-4 April 2017
  10. Rates of Velopharyngeal insufficiency after primary cleft palate repair: a retrospective study of our 15 year experience at a single institution. Oral presentation at PRS Korea Conference November 17-20 2016.
  11. Cultural perspectives towards face and hand transplant in Singapore. Invited Speaker at Singhealth Duke-NUS Surgical Congress July 2017 and the Second Vascularised composite autologous transplantation VCAT Update; Oral presentation at Combined Annual Meeting of Society of Plastic Surgery with Thailand-Singapore-Taiwan Conference March 2016
  12. A pleural fat forming variant of solitary fibrous tumour. Cheryl LY Hui, Rajapaksha Keerthi, Aneez Dokev Basheer Ahmed. Asian Cardiovaascular & Thoracic Annals April 2015; 23(9); 1103-1105. 
  13. Awarded KKH HEF (Health Endowment Fund) Start Up Grant. Co-investigator: Cheryl Hui, Kong Tze Yean. $35,000 over two years starting July 2016. A pilot comparison of autologous platelet-rich plasma (PRP) versus standard dressing in the treatment of superficial partial thickness pediatric burn patients.
  14. Rectus sparing approach to LVAD exchange and use of the omental flap for coverage. Cheryl Hui, Adrian Ooi, Tan Teing Ee, Bien Keem Tan. Journal of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Feb 2015; 68(2); 278- 280
  15. Early renal replacement therapy and total body wrap topical negative pressure wound therapy for severe burns and rhabdomyolysis: a case report. Kok Yee Onn, Cheryl Hui, Chong SJ, BK Tan. Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare Dec 2014; 23(4); 309-3.
  16. Incidence of iliocaval obstruction in patients with chronic venous insufficiency. Poster presentation at Singhealth-Duke NUS Conference 3- 4 August 2012. Cheryl Hui, Jack Chng, SG Tan.
  17. Surgical Audit and Presentation: Isolation room practices. Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich (S. West, B. Abarshi, C. Hui) March–June 2011
  18. Associate of Surgeons in Training conference, Sheffield. Oral Presentation 15 April 2011
  19. Undergrad Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Conference (UPRAS 2010 Presenter, Imperial College London) 16 Oct 2010
  20. Non-communicable diseases and health promotion. UK Representative: 29th Asian Medical Students Conference, Tokyo, 25 July- 1 Aug 2008.
  21. Cancer in Asia; incidence, suffering and prevention. UK Team leader and Presenter (Cancer in the UK) 28th Asian Medical Students Conference, South Korea, 22-29 July 2007.
  22. Special Subject Module: A Career in Surgery. General Surgery, Woolwich Hospital, Greenwich March- May 2011

Research Trials