Our Doctors

Dr Jesse
Hu

Senior Consultant General Surgeon, Breast, Thyroid & Endocrine Surgery

Dr Jesse specialises in managing both benign and malignant breast and thyroid conditions, which also includes breast pain, breast lumps, breastfeeding problems, neck lumps, amongst others.

Training & Qualifications:
  • Surgical training at NUS School of Medicine
  • FRCS (Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons) Edinburgh, UK in 2014
  • Completed 2 Health Manpower Development Program (HMDP) fellowships at Oxford University Hospital, UK in 2016
Prior to Private Practice
  • Senior consultant in National University Health System (NUHS)
  • Provided care for patients at both National University Hospital (NUH) and Ng Teng Fong General Hospital (NTFGH)
  • Tumor Group Lead for Breast Oncology at National Cancer Institute Singapore
  • Surgical lead for Emergency Laparotomy Audit (EMLA)
  • Chapter Lead (Care of patient) of Hospital JCI Committee
  • Core faculty member for undergraduate and postgraduate medical students
Awards & Achievements
  • Awarded Top 5 Best Poster for Value Driven Outcome symposium on breast cancer surgery
  • Awarded Top 5 Quality Improvement Project for increasing % of Surgeries Done as Day Cases (DS/DS23) in NTFGH
  • Awarded JurongHealth Fund for research project on use of laparoscopic appendicectomy trainer for residents to improve laparoscopic skills
  • Awarded Health Manpower Development Program (HMDP) for dual fellowship in in Breast Surgery & Endocrine Surgery in Oxford University Hospital, UK
  • Long service award
  • Performed earliest partial breast reconstruction using omental flap and perforator flaps at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital (NTFGH) and National University Hospital.
  • Started the intra-op parathyroidectomy service at NTFGH for minimally invasive parathyroidectomy

Clinical Expertise

  • Using various methods of oncoplastic surgery to allow breast cancer removal and maintain or improve the aesthetics of the breast after cancer surgery
  • Use of mammoplasty techniques to reshape the breast for more “youthful” appearance (rounder and perkier)
  • Use of volume replacement techniques to replace volume removed during cancer surgery to maintain the original volume of the breast
  • Use of minimally invasive techniques such a ultrasound guided vacuum assisted biopsy (mammotome) to remove breast lumps / lesions
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy and targeted axillary node dissection for breast cancer treatment
  • “Wire-less” techniques to localize and excise non-palpable breast lesions
  • Skin & nipple sparing mastectomy with plans for immediate reconstruction
  • Nipple-sparing mastectomy without reconstruction for minimal scar mastectomy
  • Use of minimally invasive parathyroidectomy to localize and remove parathyroid tumor

Tailored And Empathetic Treatment Approach

Dr Jesse Hu firmly believes every patient deserves a tailored treatment that best enables them to live life to the fullest after treatment. Her dual expertise in cancer removal and plastic surgery techniques expands the design of individualized treatments, leading to holistic patient outcomes. Drawing from her personal experience as a woman and working mother, Dr Jesse advises her patients on their treatments in an approachable and empathetic manner.

Academic Contributions

Dr Jesse was part of the teaching faculties of both NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, where she teaches and mentors the next generation of medical students and trainee doctors. She has authored various book chapters, in particular for Textbook of Endocrine Surgery which is considered the leading resource on endocrine surgery.

Research Interests

Dr Jesse is recognized as an authority in breast cancer and thyroid surgery and a sought-after conference speaker. She has authored numerous papers, notably the internationally recognized Cochrane review on Oncoplastic Breast Conserving Surgery for Women with Primary Breast Cancer.

Other Activities

Dr Jesse is actively involved in promoting breast cancer awareness through medical talks in Singapore and in overseas medical missions to empower all women to make the right choice for their health.

Outside of work, Dr Jesse continues to shape the lives of her three children while tending to a stubborn vegetable garden which supports her kitchen adventures.

Other Doctors

Dr Felicia
Tan Li Sher

Director, Senior Consultant General Surgeon

Dr Felicia Tan is the Director of FeM Surgery – one of the leading surgical group practices in Singapore.

Dr Jesse
Hu

Senior Consultant General Surgeon, Breast, Thyroid & Endocrine Surgery

Dr Jesse is a senior consultant breast and endocrine surgeon, specializing in managing both benign and malignant breast and thyroid conditions.

Dr Jonathan
Foo Shuo Min

Senior Consultant General Surgeon

Dr Foo has expertise in managing various colorectal conditions, particularly with cancer and benign diseases of the colon and rectum.

Dr Ng
Zhi Xu

Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon

Dr Ng is a fully registered specialist in Neurosurgery, with sub-specialty interests in neurotrauma, neuro-oncology, and spine surgery.

Dr Png
Keng Siang

Senior Consultant Urologist & Robotic Surgeon

Dr Png is a United States fellowship trained urologist who received his urology specialist board certification from Singapore.

Dr Roy
Koh Kiok Miang

Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon

Dr Koh is a UK fellowship-trained Neurosurgeon. He has expertise to manage a wide variety of neurosurgical and spinal problems.

Dr Tan
Yu-Meng

Director, Senior Consultant General Surgeon

Dr Tan is one of the founders of FeM Surgery. He also leads Gallstone Liver Centre, and Cancer Surgery & Peritonectomy Centre @ FeM.

Dr Yvonne Wong
Chiong Ling

Consultant Anaesthesiologist

Dr Yvonne Wong is a Consultant Anaesthesiologist who specialises in perioperative care of major surgeries.

Dr Tan Hui
Fuan

General Practitioner / Family Physician

Dr Fuan is the Family Physician at Fem Surgery. She integrates preventive measures, lifestyle modifications, and mental health support into her care plans.