Insider’s Guide: Farrer Park Hospital

As Singapore’s first truly integrated healthcare and hospitality complex, the 220-bedded hospital houses over 300 accredited specialists to cover the needs of all patients. Farrer Park’s niche lies in cardiology, orthopaedics, ophthalmology and has the most advanced facilities for health screening and diagnostic imaging.

Based on our experience, here are 3 reasons why our clients choose Farrer Park Hospital:

1.  A state-of-the-art integrated healthcare and wellness hub  

Spanning 1.36 hectares, the hospital premises houses the Farrer Park Medical Centre, Farrer Park Hospital and the five-star One Farrer Hotel & Spa all under one roof. Patients are promised an unparalleled luxury healthcare and leisure experience with the spa and restaurants a stone’s throw from its medical care facilities.  

A first of its kind in Singapore, the HealthConnexion is a specialised health screening and preventive medicine clinic, offering customised comprehensive health screening packages that encompass health assessments, personalised dietary and fitness advice, and regular wellness activities. Here, patients can pick from a full spectrum of screening tests, including Electrocardiogram (ECG) which detects common cardiac abnormalities, ultrasonic exams to detect cancers. Patients can also receive the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine which is highly effective in protecting women against cervical cancer. After their health screenings, patients have the option of the hitting the gym at the complex’s in-house fitness centre or to simply relax in the 15 differently-themed gardens scattered throughout the complex. Accompanying family members can also easily visit their loved ones with the hotel adjacent to the medical facilities.

2. Cutting-edge geriatric medical technology and treatment facilities

Farrer Park is well equipped with advanced laser-assisted and robotic-assisted surgical technologies to treat common geriatric eye conditions such as cataracts, glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration. The ground-breaking Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery allows for more precise excision of the affected cornea area compared to conventional methods. With a high success rate of well above 90%, patients have a lower risk of experiencing post-operative complications.

Those with osteoarthritis or severe degeneration of their joint cartilage can find more reliable treatment through the Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery. Usually performed in patients who require a total or partial replacement of the hip or knee, the surgical technique enables surgeons to more accurately place and align the implant, according to a highly customised 3D-model created by this advanced surgery equipment. The procedure also boasts of improved patient-reported outcomes and extended implant survival.

Farrer Park Hospital is highly recommended for patients that:

●        Desire a unique healthcare and wellness experience through comprehensive health screening packages

●        Senior patients with age-related chronic eye and joint ailments

●        Have accompanying family members who wish to stay by their side at the connected during the treatment process

Ulink ratings:

●        Facilities/technology   ✓✓✓✓✓

●        Luxury                            ✓✓✓✓

●        Cost-effective               ✓✓✓✓✓

Most highly requested doctors according to Ulink’s cases:

Dr Au Eong Kah Guan
Ophthalmology
MBBS (Singapore), MMed (Singapore), FRCS (Edinburgh), FRCS (Glasgow), DRCOphth (London), MRCOphth (London), FAMS (Singapore)

  • Medical Director and Senior Consultant at International Eye Cataract Retina Centre
  • Specialises in treatment of myopia as well as age-related macular degeneration, cataract and glaucoma
  • Active in research and innovation, published more than 237 books, book chapters and scientific articles

Dr Chin Pak Lin
Orthopaedic Surgery
MBBS (Singapore), MRCS (Edinburgh), MMED (Ortho), FRCS (Edinburgh)

  • Regional expert in hip and knee replacement surgeries using computer-aided techniques and robotic assisted surgery
  • Specialises in treating damaged hip joints, damaged knee cartilage and osteoarthritis
  • Pioneered several key orthopaedic surgical developments such as computer-aided orthopaedic surgery, robotic knee surgery, revision hip and knee surgery

Dr Hsieh Wen Son
Medical Oncology
BS Neuroscience (Tulane), MD (Johns Hopkins), Internal Medicine (Duke), Medical Oncology (Johns Hopkins), Diplomate Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology ABIM (USA)

  • Certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology by the American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Specialises in the treatment of various types of cancer
  • Active in developing novel cancer diagnostics and molecularly targeted anti-cancer treatments

Dr Vincent Lai
Gastroenterology
MHCHB (Sheffield), MRCP (Edin), PhD (Birmingham)

  • Specialises in inflammatory conditions in both gastrointestinal tract and liver such as inflammatory bowel disease and hepatitis
  • Accredited by the Specialist Accreditation Board in Gastroenterology in England

Highlights of Farrer Park Hospital:

Nearest places to eat/shop:

Nearest hotels:

·         City Square Mall (1 min)

·         Mustafa (3 min)

·         Tekka Centre (3 min)

·         One Farrer Hotel and Spa

·         Park Royal Hotel

 Facilities and Services: 

  • Over 300 academically accredited medical experts
  • Over 188 top Singapore specialist clinics
  • 15 gardens to provide a tranquil and healing environment for recovering patients
  • Patients can enjoy meals and pastries prepared by the hotel chefs
  • 220-bedded, including single-bedded rooms, deluxe private rooms and VIP suites
  • 24-hour A&E & ambulance service
  • Easily accessible location (directly above the Farrer Park MRT station), 20 mins from airport and 10 mins from Orchard Road
  • Spacious health screening centre that provides customised health screenings and latest vaccinations (i.e. Gardasil 9 HPV vaccines)

Address: 1 Farrer Park Station Road

Singapore 217562

Tel: 6363 1818

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