Dr Kok Jaan Yang

Palliative Medicine Physician
30 years of experience


Palliative Medicine


MBBS (Singapore), MMed (Family Med) (Singapore), Dip Palliative Med (Wales), GDAcu (SG)FAMS (Palliative Medicine)

What I do

Dr Kok Jaan Yang provides clinical services in palliative medicine
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Clinic Locations

Parkway Cancer Centre
6A Napier Road,
Gleneagles Hospital Level 3
Singapore 258500

Parkway Cancer Centre
3 Mount Elizabeth
Mount Elizabeth Hospital Level 2
Singapore 228510
Parkway Cancer Centre
3 Mount Elizabeth
Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
#10-11/12, Singapore 228510
Parkway Cancer Centre
38 Irrawaddy Road
Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
#05-43, 05-50 to 55, Singapore 329563
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Professional Statement

Dr Kok is a Senior Consultant, Palliative Medicine. A graduate of the medical school in Singapore, Dr Kok obtained his Postgraduate Diploma in Palliative Medicine from Cardiff, UK in 2002. He has also spent a year in advanced training in Palliative Medicine in Melbourne, Australia, in 2004-2005. In 2007, Dr Kok also obtained a Graduate Diploma in Acupuncture from the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Singapore, and is a Registered Acupuncturist.

Dr Kok has extensive experience in Palliative Medicine. He is a member of the Palliative Medicine Subspecialty Training Committee, appointed by the Specialists Accreditation Board, Singapore, overseeing ... See more [ + ]the training of Palliative Medicine Specialists in Singapore. Since 2009, he has served as an examiner in the Exit Examinations for the Palliative Medicine Advanced Specialist Trainees in Singapore. Dr Kok was also the Co-Programme Director of the SRS Diploma of Palliative Medicine Course with the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, from 2011 to 2013. He is the current Programme Director of the NUS Graduate Diploma in Palliative Medicine since 2014.

Dr Kok was the past chairperson of the Training and Research Committee, Singapore Hospice Council. He was also the chairman of the organising committee of the Singapore Palliative Care Conference 2008 held in August 2008.

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Languages Spoken

English, Mandarin


National University of Singapore

Awards and Publications

Professional Positions and Memberships

Senior Consultant, Palliative Medicine, Parkway Cancer Centre
Former Consultant, Dover Park Hospice
Former Visiting Consultant, Department of Haematology-Oncology, National University Hospital
See more [ + ] Pioneer Member, Palliative Medicine Subspecialty Training Committee, Ministry of Health
Clinical Tutor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
Chairman, Organising Committee of the Singapore Palliative Care Conference 2008

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Accredited Hospitals

Gleneagles Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
See more [ + ]Parkway East Hospital
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Insurances Accepted