Dr Ang Sue-May

Our principal consultant

Dr Ang Sue-May is a British trained Consultant Dermatologist who is registered as a skin specialist both in Singapore and the United Kingdom. She has a special focus on acne & scars, skin cancer and dermatological surgery.

Dr Ang Sue May graduated from Kings College School of Medicine London and attained her postgraduate degree in internal medicine in the United Kingdom. She became a member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP, London) in 2011. She completed rigorous and highly competitive dermatology higher specialist training at leading centres in London, including the prestigious Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trusts (Hammersmith and Charing Cross Hospitals) and University College Hospitals London (UCLH) NHS Trust. She has more than 17 years of medical experience.

Dr Ang underwent extensive training under the mentorship of Professor Tony Chu in Hammersmith Hospital London sub-specialising in acne and acne scarring. Dr Ang has established herself as a leading authority in acne. She facilitated a busy quaternary referral service for acne in Hammersmith Hospital NHS Imperial Healthcare Trust and has developed a large cohort of patients within the UK, Europe and Asia. She has performed more than 1000 procedural acne scar revisions and is one of the few UK dermatologists trained in complex procedures in microneedling, TCA cross and subcision. Based on her vast global experience and diverse patient selection, she is competent in treating all skin types including skin of colour.

Upon being awarded with a Certificate of Completion of Training in Dermatology, Dr Ang was appointed as a substantive Consultant Dermatology in the NHS at London North West University Hospitals NHS Trust. She was the sub-clinical lead in Ealing Hospital and spearheaded the daylight Photodynamic Therapy as an extension of skin cancer services.

Besides NHS work, Dr Ang practised privately at the renowned Harley Street. She is adept in cosmetic dermatology and has extensive experience in dermal fillers, anti-ageing injectables, laser treatment for skin disorders and chemical peel. She was appointed a panel member of a specialist team at The Mole Clinic London, Harley Street offering skin cancer detection, mole mapping screening and dermatosurgery services.

Professional Achievements and Awards

On her return to Singapore in 2020, Dr Ang served as a Specialist Consultant in National Skin Centre where she was part of the acne, skin cancer and dermsurgery team. She was awarded NSC Service Champion Award (Silver) in 2021 and Service Champion (Gold) in 2022 respectively in recognition of her exemplary contribution and commitment to excellent service. She was an invited keynote speaker at the NSC Update Symposium 2021 on the topic of skin cancers and NSC Public Webinar forum 2022 on acne in Singapore.

Dr Ang is highly dedicated to her work and has been rewarded with many awards for her outstanding academic excellence. She has also been awarded a number of grants as principal investigator. She had been actively involved in a broad spectrum of clinical research including UK portfolio studies on acne , skin cancers and the safety of biologic in psoriasis patients. She is often an invited speaker and moderator at local, regional and international Dermatological scientific meetings, workshops and webinars. She has presented her work internationally at the Royal Society of Medicine London, St Johns Institute of Dermatology meetings and British Association Dermatology scientific meetings in the UK, as well as the European Academy Dermatology and Venereology and American Academy Dermatology conferences. She has been featured in media where she provides her standpoint on various skin health topics in skincare.

Renowned Dermatologist and Educator in Singapore

Dr Ang is also an avid educator. She was appointed as a faculty physician in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and medical education at Imperial College School of Medicine London. Dr Ang was also on the board of examiners for OSCE and MRCP (PACES) exams of University of London medical schools and postgraduate doctors in the UK. She continues to participate actively in the teaching of medical students in Singapore and is an affiliated faculty tutor to Lee King Chian School of Medicine and NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.

She attained fellowship with the Academy of Medicine, Singapore and is also a member of other renowned organisations in the field. These include Dermatological Society of Singapore, British Association Dermatology, international fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery and Collegiate Member of the Royal College of Physicians, UK.

Based at Shine Dermatology, Dr Ang consults patients with a vast range of medical and cosmetic conditions including, but not limited to acne and acne scarring, rosacea, moles and aesthetic concerns.

She is able to converse fluently in English, Bahasa and Mandarin.

Dr Ang employs a tailored approach for all her patients; she is renowned for her quality service and unrivalled standard of patient care.

Publications by Dr Ang Sue-May

  1. Ang SM, Chow Stephen Quality of life issues in patients with acne vulgaris Qualitative study. Abstract book 7th Asian Dermatology Congress 2005 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  2. Ang SM, White J, McFadden J Atopic dermatitis is negatively associated with haptens in caterers. Contact Dermatitis Volume 58, Issue s1, May 2008, 81–84
  3. Ang SM, Layton A Can sebutape predict outcome in acne vulgaris? British Journal Dermatology Volume 165, Issue s1, 2011 doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2133.2011.10277.x
  4. SM Ang, F.W. Ibrahim, V. Elangasinghe Warfarin-induced cutaneous necrosis due to protein C deficiency and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. British Journal of Dermatology Volume 167 Issue s1,125 doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2133.2011.10289.x
  5. SM Ang, D Taraprewalla, V Elangasinghe Histiocytoid Sweet syndrome in a patient with myelofibrosis dominant myelodysplastic syndrome Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology Volume 68 (2013), Issue 4 s1, April 2013 ,86 doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2012.12.356
  6. SM Ang, V Elangasinghe A papular granulomatous disorder with scarring in a child Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology Volume 68 (2013)Issue 4 s1, April 2013 ,168 doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2012.12.696
  7. SM Ang, M Parker, V Elangasinghe Macrocephaly-cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenital (M-CMTC) with cranial abnormalities and maternal factor V deficiency Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology Volume 68 (2013)Issue 4 s1, April 2013 ,175 doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2012.12.725
  8. S Mellor, SM Ang, V Elangasinghe An atypical plaque-like giant dermatofibroma Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology Volume 68 (2013) Issue 4 s1, April 2013 , 42 doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2012.12.180
  9. SM Ang, S Punjabi, T Fernanda, A Chu Surveillance in Hereditary Leiomyomatosis and Renal Cell Carcinoma (HLRCC) Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 72 (2015) Issue 5 s1, May 2015,64 doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2015.02.265
  10. Research study. SM Ang, A Chu Comparative study on liquid nitrogen versus cryopen in actinic keratosis in dermatology skin cancer clinic. European Academy Dermatology Venereology 2017 Conference Paper. Comparative study of cryopen and liquid nitrogen in actinic keratosis - Health Research Authority (hra.nhs.uk)
  11. XT Ooi, SY Chuah, SM Ang Minocycline induced nail and cutaneous pigmentation following a short duration of therapy. Abstract book 25 th World Congress of Dermatology Singapore 2023
  12. WH Tan, SI Tee, SM Ang A rare case epithelioid haemangioma with a short literature review. Abstract book 25th World Congress of Dermatology Singapore 2023


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