Martin H. S. Huang is a 49 year old plastic surgeon in private practice in Singapore. He is Director of The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic, MD Specialist Healthcare, The Specialist Surgery and Laser Centre, and Pacific Healthcare Holdings, Singapore. His training in Plastic Surgery was completed in 1994 at the Department of Plastic Surgery at the Singapore General Hospital. He underwent subspecialty training in the United States from 1994 to 1996 at the Childrens Hospital and Medical Center and the University of Washington in Seattle, and Scottish Rite Children?s Medical Center in Atlanta, where he focused on pediatric plastic surgery, cleft lip and palate surgery, craniomaxillofacial surgery, and endoscopic plastic surgery.
He is past Vice President of the Cleft Lip and Palate Association of Singapore, past Secretary of the Singapore Association of Plastic Surgeons and the Singapore Society of Cosmetic Surgeons, and a member of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association.
He has given 60 oral presentations and lectures at local, regional and international meetings and conferences, and has 23 publications in international journals on plastic surgery, including numerous first author publications in international peer reviewed plastic surgery journals, such as the Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
He has also given over 70 media interviews and over 40 educational public presentations on cosmetic surgery. Additionally, he serves as a manuscript peer reviewer for the Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
He has won numerous local and international academic awards during his career, the most prestigious of which was the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgery Award for most outstanding paper published in the journal Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in 1996 for the article The differential diagnosis of posterior plagiocephaly: true lambdoid synostosis versus positional molding.
Dr Huang’s clinical interests are cosmetic surgery of the face, jaws, breast and body. In Singapore, he has been instrumental in developing minimally invasive cosmetic surgery of the face and breast using endoscopic techniques. He has also pioneered fat redistribution techniques in lower eyelid rejuvenation, and was the first to develop ultrasound assisted liposuction as well as non-surgical techniques of body contouring, such as Injection Lipolysis. Additionally, he has spearheaded the current trend of non-invasive facial rejuvenation using such technologies as Intense Pulsed Light, the CoolTouch laser, Fotofacial-RF (Aurora), the Polaris, Thermage, [Treatment name removed]®, Meso[Treatment name removed], injectable fillers, the Aptos facelift, the Featherlift, and the Woffles Lift. In the arena of reconstructive surgery, he has a special interest in the surgical treatment of birth defects of the head and face, such as craniofacial deformities, cleft lip and palate, the speech problems associated with cleft palate, and craniomaxillofacial trauma.
As a renowned and respected industry and opinion leader in the influential and cosmopolitan market of Singapore, Dr Huang runs one of the largest and most sought after cosmetic surgery practices in the region. His patient population comprises Singaporeans, expatriates living in both Singapore and in surrounding South East Asian countries, and Indonesians. They form an even mix of Asian and Caucasian patients from a wide variety of backgrounds ranging from celebrities in the entertainment industry, socialites, company board directors, and high level executives to middle management executives, working women and men, homemakers and teenage students.
As one of Asia’s leading plastic surgeons, Dr Huang’s celebrity status in his field is reflected in regular appearances in magazine articles and television programs. He was recently profiled in the Singapore Tatler magazine and interviewed on Channel News Asia’s prime time morning show.
He has also recently completed the manuscript of a consumer book on cosmetic surgery entitled “Make Me Beautiful: An expert guide to making the right choices in cosmetic surgery”, which is scheduled for publication in the near future.
When away from his workaholic schedule of 15 hour days, Dr Huang spends valuable family time with his wife Patricia and his two year old son Alexander Bradley. A former competitive tennis player, he keeps fit by playing tennis regularly with his coach. He is also a football fan and a keen supporter of Arsenal Football Club. His other interests are performance cars and high end audio.