Dr Gao Yujia graduated from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University Hospital in 2011. He joined the Residency Program at the National University Hospital in 2012, and obtained his Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2013, and the Master of Medicine (Surgery) in 2017. After completing his Residency training in 2019, he obtained his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and was accredited as a Specialist in General Surgery by the Specialist Accreditation Board. He is currently an Associate Consultant in the Division of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery at the National University Hospital and Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, and an Associate Consultant at the Adult Liver Transplant Program, National University Centre for Organ Transplantation.
Apart from his clinical work, Dr Gao is deeply involved in undergraduate medical education at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, serving as the Deputy Director for Undergraduate Medical Education and is responsible for the planning and execution of the surgical posting for final year medical students.
As the Assistant Group Chief Technology Officer of the National University Health System, Dr Gao spearheads various projects including the development of Holomedicine, Mixed Reality devices, and applications for medical education and clinical medicine. Dr Gao is also the Vice Chairman and Director of Science, Medicine and Technology of the Holomedicine Association, which is an international association aimed at bringing together expertise from around the world to advance the science of Mixed Reality and its application in clinical medicine.