Dr Stanley was the former Head, Ear, Nose & Throat department of Singapore General Hospital and honored as Visiting Professor of Stanford University, Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery in 1993. He spearheaded the development of Head & Neck Surgery and Endoscopic Sinus Surgery in the department.
The Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, Stanford University, USA invited Dr Stanley as Visiting Professor in 1993. He gave lectures to the staff and conducted wards rounds with the Residents in the Department. Dr Stanley has extensive experience in the ASEAN region giving lectures, consultation and directing an Endoscopic Sinus Surgery course in Vietnam.
Dr Ralph Stanley is a Rotarian and Past President of the Rotary Club of Jurong Town. Besides his active community work, Dr Stanley is a watch enthusiast, photographer, collector of fine writing instruments and antique medical illustrations.