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Dr Steven Tucker

Medical Oncologist, Internist
23 years of experience

Tucker Medical Pte Ltd
Novena Specialist Centre #04-03
8 Sinaran Drive, S 307470

Professional Statement

American physician, Dr Steven Tucker, is a medical specialist living and practicing in Singapore since 2006.

While originally trained as a cancer specialist at the UCLA Center for Health Sciences, Dr Tucker currently focuses on both adult general medicine and cancer medicine.  His practice ranges from the prevention of diseases and illness to the treatment of both acute and chronic medical problems.

Dr Tucker is also an expert in medical technology and digital health.   By studying information from multiple sources, such as personal genetics, metabolic testing, sensors and activity trackers, he helps patients develop personalized health plans that combine the elements of lifestyle medicine with those of conventional medication, as necessary.

Whenever possible, he promotes liefestyle  interventions and  patient engagement to prevent and treat diseases, including heart diseases, stroke, diabetes and cancer.

Dr Tucker has received numerous honors and awards including a prestigious Merit Award from the American Society of Clinical Oncology, a Commendation from the US National Institutes of Health, the UCLA ‘STAR’ Program Award and Pew Foundation Fellowship.  He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Preventive Oncology, the Singapore Urological Association and the Singapore Society of Oncology.  Dr Tucker is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) and the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS), as well as an Officer of the Chapter of Medical Oncologists, College of Physicians Singapore (CPS).  He is also an Officer of the American Association of Singapore and on the Board of Directors.

Dr Tucker lectures frequently in Singapore and aboard to industry and health leaders.

What I do

Dr Steven Tucker provides clinical services such as:
General Medicine:

- General Medicine Consultations and Treatments for Adults and Adolescents
- Nutritional Consultations
- Fitness Programs
- Corporate Wellness
- Urgent Care

Medical Oncology:
- Cancer Screening, Diagnosis and Personalized Treatment
- Initial Consultations an Second Opinions
- Genomic Testing & Therapy
- Integrated Support Services
- Clinical Research in Breast and Prostate Cancers

Dr Lim Hwee Yong

Medical Oncologist, Haematologist, Internist
19 years of experience

Novena Cancer Centre
Mt. Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre #09-41
38 Irrawaddy Road, S 329563

Novena Cancer Centre (Napier)
Gleneagles Annexe Block #05-36C
6A Napier Road
Singapore 258500

Professional Statement

Dr Lim Hwee Yong is a medical oncologist practising at Novena Cancer Centre, Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, where he provides specialised and personalised care for cancer patients.

Dr Lim is also a visiting consultant medical oncologist at National Cancer Centre Singapore. He received his medical doctor degree from University College Dublin, National University of Ireland. He did his postgraduate training in Internal Medicine at the University of Hawaii and Hematology and Medical Oncology training at Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah. Dr. Lim currently hold the American Board Certification for Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology. Upon return to Singapore in 2010, Dr. Lim joins the National Cancer Centre Singapore as a consultant medical oncologist and was a visiting oncologist to the Changi General Hospital, Singapore. He leads and participates actively in various important research involving various gastro-intestinal and hepato-biliary cancers as well as neuroendocrine tumour research. He was part of the peptide receptor radionuclide therapy workgroup that helped establish this new form of treatment for neuroendocrine tumours in Singapore. While in National Cancer Centre Singapore, he chairs the blood transfusion committee and is a member of the clinical trials steering committee. He was also the principle investigator of multiple research projects including multiple projects that was awarded the prestigious National Medical Research Council of Singapore grant funding.

Dr. Lim is actively involved in the education of doctors, medical students and nurses. He is a member of the Medical Oncology Residency Advisory Board that review and advise on medical oncology training structure and serve as examiner for medical oncologist trainee exit exams. He has published in international journals, authored book chapter and serve as an editor for the book Neuroendocrine Tumours. He teaches medical students from Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore and Duke-National University of Singapore, as well as oncology and palliative care nurses.

Dr. Lim is the President of the Singapore Society of Oncology from 2012 to 2013. He is a founding member of the Singapore Hepatopancreatobiliary Association. Dr. Lim is also a member of American Society of Clinical Oncologist, American Society of Hematology, American Medical Association, American College of Physicians, European Society of Medical Oncologist and Singapore Medical Association.

What I do

Dr Lim Hwee Yong provides clinical services such as:
- treatment and diagnosis of oncological conditions like breast cancer, colon cancer, stomach, pancreatic, liver and neuroendocrine cancers

Dr Colleen Kim Thomas

Internist, Rheumatologist
28 years of experience

Saint Jude Centre for Internal Medicine
Mt. Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre #07-48
38 Irrawaddy Road, S 329563

Professional Statement

Dr Colleen Kim Thomas was a Senior Consultant at the Department of Internal Medicine, Singapore General Hospital before she left for private practice.  She has 12 years of experience in Internal Medicine. Her sub-speciality is Rheumatology.

As an Internist, Dr Thomas provides comprehensive assessment, diagnosis, and care to her adult patients. She is skilled in managing medical problems in a holistic way, considering all psychosocial and medical factors to enhance the quality of life.  

What I do

Dr Colleen Kim Thomas provides clinical services such as:
- Rheumatic Diseases
- Advanced Diseases
- Chronic Diseases
- Bone Health
- Specialist Screening
- Integrative Medicine
- Anti-Aging Medicine
- Osteoporosis

Dr Fong Chong Too

General Practitioner
42 years of experience
Meden Clinic & Surgery
Block 59 Lengkok Bahru #01-553
Singapore 150059
Clinic Opening Hours

Monday to Friday: 10 am - 12.30 pm, 3.30 pm - 5:00 pm, 7.00 - 9.00 pm
Saturday: 
Sunday & Public Holidays: Closed
 
Tel: 6474 1734

Professional Statement

What I do

Dr Fong Chong Too provides clinical services such as:
- Consultation
- Internal Medicine

Dr Terence Tan Aik Huang

Medical Oncologist, Internist
20 years of experience
Onco Solutions Cancer Center
Mt Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
#06-38
38  Irrawaddy Road, S 329563

Professional Statement

Dr. Terence Tan Aik Huang  is a clinical medical oncologist and founder of OncoSolutions Cancer Center. He has additional expertise in molecular medicine and medical informatics. He leads our established and specialized panel of cancer molecular scientists, cancer information specialists and clinical trial specialist to serve our patients.

Dr. Terence Tan received his medical degree at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and thereafter pursued a Masters of Science in Molecular Medicine at Imperial College, London. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency training at SUNY Buffalo followed by Clinical Fellowship training in Medical Oncology at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. He also holds an Advanced Certificate in Medical/Health Informatics from SUNY Buffalo. He was the recipient and Principal Investigator of 2 Biomedical Sciences Proof-of-Concept Research Grants awarded by the Economic Development Board of Singapore in 2008 to pioneer and develop novel Cancer Bio-Devices for cancer treatment. His ongoing translational cancer research interests lies at the interface of Genomics, Informatics and Bioengineering. He actively collaborates with an interdisciplinary team of bioengineers, cancer scientists and cancer bioinformaticians from various tertiary institutions to develop novel devices for a new era of Precision Oncology.

Dr. Terence Tan is well experienced in the clinical management and consultation on a broad range of oncology and hematology cases. As a medical oncologist, he has worked both in the clinical academic setting as an Associate Consultant in Medical Oncology at National Cancer Center Singapore, and in private practice at Central Care Cancer Center, Kansas, USA. He is also well experienced in clinical trials research having participated in a number of phase I, II and III clinical trials in various positions (Principal Investigator, Co-Investigator, Contract Research Physician) at National Cancer Center Singapore and at Pfizer Clinical Research Unit, Singapore. He has attended workshops in Translational Cancer Medicine, Clinical Trial Design in Clinical and Translational Research and has a deep and keen interest in the design and development of Innovative Clinical Trials for Precision Oncology.

What I do

Dr Terence Tan Aik Huang provides clinical services such as:
- Chemotherapy
- Targeted Therapy
- Hormonal Therapy
- Immunotherapy

Dr Paul E. Zakowich

Physician, Internist
34 years of experience

American International Clinic Pte Ltd
Novena Medical Centre #10-10
10 Sinaran Drive, S 307506

Professional Statement

Dr. Paul E. Zakowich is an American-trained specialist, Board Certified in Internal Medicine.  He graduated from New York Medical College, and did his residency training at the Duke University Medical Center and the University of Massachusetts Medical Center.  He is the author of "Culture Shock!  A Traveler’s Medical Guide" and "Culture Shock! Trave Safe" by Times Publishing.

What I do

Dr Paul E. Zakowich provides clinical services such as:
- Specialized in the Treatment and diagnosis of diseases in adolescents & adults
- Complete personalized check-up
- Family & Primary Healthcare
- Corporate Healthcare
- Health Screening
- Vaccinations and immunization consultation
- Treatment of Tropical diseases & Travel-related illnesses

Dr Poh Choo Hean

Gastroenterologist, Internist
21 years of experience

CH Poh Digestive & Liver Clinic Pte. Ltd.
Mt. Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
#09-45/46
38 Irrawaddy Road, S 329563

Professional Statement

Dr Poh Choo Hean has a special interest in the management of upper GI motility and reflux disease.

What I do

Dr Poh Choo Hean provides clinical services such as:
- Endoscope- Diagnostic and therapeutic
- Manometry
- 24 hour pH impedance
- Management of liver disease
- Gastrointestinal cancer screening and prevention
- General internal medicine

Dr Yap Wee See

Respiratory Physician / Internist
29 years of experience

Yap Wee See Respiratory and Sleep Clinic
Mt Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
#08-27
38 Irrawaddy Road Singapore 329563

Professional Statement

Dr Yap Wee See is a respiratory physician internist practicing at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore. He obtained his MBBS from the National University of Singapore in 1988 and completed MRCP (Int Med) in the United Kingdom, then FAMS from Academy of Medicine, Singapore in 2001. He has special interests in respiratory, intensive care and internal medicine.

Dr Yap Wee See was the Head of Department and Senior Consultant of the Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), from 2011 to 2014, before he set up his practice in Mt Elizabeth Novena Hospital in July 2014.

Dr Yap Wee was awarded The Commendation Medal by the Prime Minister's Office Singapore. The Medal is awarded to a person who has distinguished himself through commendable performance and conduct, or significant efficiency, competence and devotion to duty. He also received the Healthcare Award on 25 May 2009 from President S R Nathan.

In 2003, Dr Yap Wee See was at the front line, battling the SARS epidemic. As a Senior Consultant at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, he worked in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) wards, courageously administering treatment to severely affected SARS patients.

Dr Yap Wee See speaks several languages, such as: English, Mandarin, Malay, Hokkien and Cantonese.

What I do

Dr Yap We See provides treatments for following conditions:
- Lung Cancer
- Snoring & Sleep Disorders
- Chronic Cough & Breathlessness
- Bronchial Asthma
- Smoking & COPD
- Pneumonia & Tuberculosis
- Abnormal Chest  X-ray
- Lung Function Assessment
- Laser, Stenting & Other Bronchoscopic  Intervention of Lung Disorders
- Intensive Care Medicine

Dr G. Devathasan

Neurologist
44 years of experience

Devathasan Neurology & Medical Pte Ltd
Mt. Elizabeth Medical Centre
#11-16
3 Mount Elizabeth Road, S 228510

Professional Statement

Dr G. Devathasan is a Neurologist at Devathasan Neurology & Medical Pte Ltd in Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre.

He completed his MBBS in 1973 and M Med (Int Med) at the National University of Singapore, MRCP in 1978 at the at the Royal College of Physicians, UK, FAMS (Neurology) in 1981 at the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, FRCP (Int Med) in 1990 at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, UK and FRCP (Int Med) in 1993 at the Royal College of Physicians, London, UK.

Dr G. Devathasan is trilingual and speaks English, Bahasa Indonesia and Tamil. His works involves such as health consultations, Transcranial Doppler, EEG (Electroencephalogram), EMG (Electromyogram), ECG (Electrocardiogram), Epley Maneuver, RMS (Rapid Magnetic Stimulation) and Sonolysis.

Dr G. Devathasan was a visiting as A/Prof Neurology at John Hopkins Hospital in US, in 1987-1998. He was a head of neurology at National University Hospital in 1986-1989, as well as an A/Prof in Medicine at the National University of Singapore in 1986-1990.

What I do

Dr G. Devathasan provides clinical services such as:
- Health consultations
- Transcranial Doppler
- EEG (Electroencephalogram)
- EMG (Electromyogram)
- ECG (Electrocardiogram)
- Epley Maneuver
- RMS (Rapid Magnetic Stimulation)
- Sonolysis

Dr Michael H. L. Yap

Neurologist / Internist
50 years of experience

M Y Neurology & Medical Clinic
Mt. Elizabeth Medical Centre #10-01
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

Professional Statement

DrMichael H. L. Yap's  practice is mainly in general neurology with a background of Internal Medicine, as many patients who  encounter severe neurological problems also have associated general medical problems, particularly when admission is necessary.

Much of the outpatient clinic work is to assess a neurological problem referred by general practitioners or other doctors. Most of these patients, after completing investigations and the diagnosis is made, will not need further neurological management or follow-up, and would be directed back to the referring doctor

What I do

Dr Michael H. L. Yap provides clinical services such as:
- Diagnosis of difficult and unusual headaches, giddiness, fainting or loss of consciousness
- Neckaches
- Backaches
- Difficulty in moving upper or lower limbs (weakness or numbness)
- EMG studies