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Gynaecologic Oncology (Women's Cancer)

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Dr Daniel Tan Yat Harn

Medical Oncologist
Asian American Radiation Oncology
Gleneagles Hospital Annexe
6A Napier Road, S 258500
There are no appointments available for this week.

Professional Statement

Dr Daniel Tan Yat Harn is a radiation oncologist currently practising at Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore. He started his career as a radiation oncologist after graduating from the National University of Singapore in 2002.

Dr Tan trained at international medical centres with a focus on neuro-oncology. This included proton therapy at the University of Pennsylvania’s Roberts Proton Therapy Centre, USA; spine radiosurgery at Princess Margaret Hospital and Sunnybrook’s Odette Cancer Centre in Toronto; and advanced radiation technologies at Tokyo Metropolitan Komagome Hospital in Japan.

Dr Tan was the national project coordinator of the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) initiative to train and develop specialists in Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT), an advanced radiation technique, in the Asia-Pacific region.

 He was the organising chairman of the inaugural Radiology Asia 2015, a regional radiology meeting held in conjunction with the Singapore Radiological Society’s 24th Annual Scientific Meeting. He has frequently been invited to lecture on these subjects at regional meetings such as the Philippines Radiation Oncology Society Annual Meeting, the Annual Scientific Congress of the Malaysian Oncological Society, the Asia-Pacific Breast Cancer Summit and the International Society of Geriatric Oncology Asia Pacific Conference.

Dr Tan helms the clinical unit of Asian American Radiation Oncology (AARO), the radiotherapy and oncology division of Asian American Medical Group. In collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre (UPMC), AARO manages and provides clinical supervision for radiation oncology units in Asia, bringing cutting-edge radiation technologies to developing regions.

Dr Tan is currently pursuing his MBA in Healthcare Management at NUS because he believes that good medicine depends on good management.

What I do

Dr Daniel Tan Yat Harn provides clinical services such as:
- Radiosurgery
- Radiation Therapy to treat cancers in the brain and spine
- Prostate cancers

Dr Timothy Lim Yong Kuei

Obstetrician & Gynaecologist
Timothy Lim Clinic for Women & Cancer Surgery

Mt Alvernia Hospital 
820 Thomson Rd, Block A, #01-03
Singapore, 574623

Please call the clinic at 6261 3348 to make an appointment 

Professional Statement

Dr Timothy Lim Yong Kuei is a Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology with a special interest in the management of gynaecological cancers. Though his key interests are in laparoscopic surgery, complex pelvic surgery and the prevention and treatment of gynaecological cancers, he also provides antenatal care to expectant mothers and manages a wide range of gynaecological conditions including endometriosis, fibroids and ovarian cysts.

He graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1998 and obtained his post-graduate qualifications in O&G from the Royal College of O&G, London in 2003. He started his gynaecological oncology fellowship training in the Department of Gynaecological Oncology, KKH under A/Prof Philip Yam in 2006 and was awarded the prestigious Health Manpower Development Programme of MOH(HMDP) award to train in minimally invasive gynaecological cancer surgery in France under the tutelage of the famous Prof Denis Querleu in 2008. He has also obtained the Masters in Law (LLM) in Medical Law and Ethics at the University of Edinburgh in 2016.

Dr Timothy Lim Yong Kuei was the Head and Senior Consultant Gynaecologist of the Department of Gynaecological Oncology, KKH from 2014 to 2019 as well as the Deputy Chairman of the Division of O&G, KKH from October 2015 to 2019. He was instrumental in developing minimally invasive gynae-cancer surgery to be a standard of care in KKH as well as starting the ICG-NIR sentinel lymph node biopsy services for endometrial cancers since 2016. He performed the first laparoscopic Wertheim’s radical hysterectomy for cervical cancer in 2009, a series of fertility sparing abdominal radical trachelectomy for early cervical cancer in KKH since 2011 as well as the first ICG- NIR sentinel lymph node biopsy for early endometrial cancer in Dec 2015. He also introduced digital colposcopy services in the management of preinvasive diseases in the colposcopy suites, KKH in 2016.

He was also the Academic Vice-Chair of Research in the Singhealth O&G Academic Clinical Program (ACP) from April 2018 to 2019. As a clinical researcher, he has authored and co-authored more than 40 peer reviewed papers. He was also the principal investigator in several multicentre HPV vaccine clinical trials as well as co-investigator in several multicentre chemotherapy trials in KK hospital. He sits in the editorial board of the World Journal of Clinical Cases and Journal of Cancer Metastasis and Treatment (JCMT) and is an associate editor of the Singapore Journal of O&G. His main research interests are in cancers of the genital tract as well as complex pelvic surgery including advanced laparoscopic and robotic cancer surgery.

Dr Timothy Lim Yong Kuei is dedicated to medical education to both undergraduates and O&G residents. He was an adjunct Associate Professor at the YLL Medical School, National University of Singapore, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore and the LKC School of Medicine, Singapore from 2017 to 2019. He was a Physician Faculty member of the Singhealth O&G Residency Program from 2012 to 2019 and was the course director of the colposcopy and management of preinvasive diseases program in the Singhealth O&G ACP from 2016 to 2019. He is also an assessor and co-ordinator for the in Hospital clinical training modules for colposcopy, NUS as well as a member of the JCST O&G examination committee since 2016.

Dr Timothy Lim Yong Kuei has a strong passion in public education especially in the prevention and treatment of gynaecological cancers and has helped organise numerous public health talks and activities for the last decade. He has been a volunteer doctor in the Singapore Cancer Society for many years and is the Chairman of the Women’s Gynaecological Cancer Awareness committee in SCS since 2014. He also dedicates his time to professional education by serving in the councils of the O&G Society of Singapore (OGSS) and Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology of Singapore (SCCPS) for the last 10 years. He is the current Honorary President of the both societies since March 2019. He was the local organising chairman of the RCOG World Congress in March 2018 held at Suntec Convention Centre. He also served as the section head for gynaecologic oncology in the College of O&G Singapore from 2016 to 2019.

What I do

Dr Timothy Lim provides services such as: 
* Treatment of Gynaecological cancers
Colposcopy and management of abnormal pap smears
* A
ntenatal care and management of pregnancy delivery
Management of Menstrual disorders
Laparoscopy and hysteroscopy surgery
* M
anagement of vulvar or vaginal disorders
Management of fibroids and endometriosis
Treatment for ovarian cysts
Treatment of Vaginal discharge
General gynaecological screening

Dr Ooi Wei Seong

Medical Oncologist
International Cancer Specialists
290 Orchard Rd, #15-01/02
Paragon Tower 1, Lobby F
Singapore, 238859
There are no appointments available for this week.

Professional Statement

Dr. Ooi Wei Seong has over 15 years of practicing experience as a medical oncologist in Ireland, Canada, and Singapore. He completed his MB BCh BAO BA (Honours) from Trinity College Dublin in 1999 and is accredited with the MRCP (UK) and FAMS (Singapore). He started his oncology training at St Vincent’s University Hospital in Dublin after that and later spent three years at Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre in Toronto, Canada as a clinical fellow in oncology. He then returned to Singapore and obtained his specialist accreditation in medical oncology, before practicing at the National Cancer Centre Singapore.

On top of his clinical experience in medical oncology, Dr. Ooi Wei Seong has special interest in breast, lung, gastrointestinal, and head & neck cancers. He has contributed to over 20 peer-reviewed publications on medical oncology, was involved in multiple investigator-initiated and pharmaceutical-led clinical trials, and frequently attends international conferences and meetings on cancer. Dr. Ooi Wei Seong has also presented his research on bone health and mechanisms of bone metastases in cancer patients at these events. In addition, he enjoys giving public talks on cancer risks, screening, and treatment both locally and overseas.

Dr. Ooi Wei Seong was also Clinical Tutor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, teaching junior doctors, nurses, Duke-NUS students, and elective fellows. He is married with a daughter, and enjoys cycling and good food with his family in his spare time.

What I do

Dr Ooi Wei Seong provides medical services such as: 
* Cancer Screening
* Diagnosis and Treatment of Adult Cancer
* Breast Cancer Treatment
* Gastrointestinal Cancer Treatment
* Lung Cancer Treatment
* Genitourinary Cancer Treatment
* Head and Neck Cancer Treatment
* Chemotheraphy
* Targeted Therapy
* Immunotherapy
* Hormonal Therapy

Dr Chia Yin Nin

Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

Gynaecology & Oncology Specialists
Gleneagles Annexe Block #05-36
6A Napier Road, S 258500

Please email to make an appointment!

Professional Statement

Dr Chia Yin Nin, currently is the head of the Gynae Cancer Unit , KK Women's and Children's Hospital. She practices as a Senior Consultant Gynaecologist as well as a Certified Gynaecological Oncologist with the Department of Gynaecological Oncology and at the KK Gynaecological Cancer Centre. Besides general gynaecology, her area of subspecialisation is gynaecological cancers in which she is a Certified Gynaecologic Oncologist with RANZCOG.

She obtained her MBBS from National University of Singapore with a distinction in O&G. She was awarded with the Hoops Medal as well as the Singapore Medical Association Bronze Medal for outstanding academic achievements. Subsequently she obtained her MRCOG from the Royal College of O&G, London and also a Diploma in Gynaecology Oncology from the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of O&G.

Besides being the Vice President of the Society for Cervical Cytology and Pathology of Singapore, she is also a Co-Director of Pelvic & Peritoneal Group of National Cancer Centre.

In her medical career, she has been awarded the SGH young researcher award in year 2000, HMDP award in year 2005.

She is currently the Principle Investigator for Bayer Sorafenib Trial in ovarian cancer and co investigator for GSK HPV vaccines trial.

What I do

Dr Chia Yin Nin provides clinical services such as:
- Cancer Surgery
- Complex Pelvic Surgery
- Gynaecological Surgery
- Robotic, Laparoscopic & Hysteroscopic Surgery
- Colposcopy, Laser & LEEP Surgery
- Cancer Screening & Prevention, HPV Vaccination
- Gynaecological Pre-Cancers of Cervix – CIN, Vagina – VAIN, Vulva – VIN
- Gynaecological Tumours & Cancers of Ovary, Uterus, Vagina, Vulva & Gestational Trophoblastic Diseases
- Well Women Screening & General Gynaecology

Dr Ching Kwok Choy

Obstetrician & Gynaecologist | Gynaecology Oncologist

K C Ching & Surgery For Women
Pte Ltd
Mt Elizabeth Medical Centre # 10-13
3 Mount Elizabeth, S228510

Please email to make an appointment!

Professional Statement

Dr Ching Kwok Choy is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist who also specialises in Gynaecological Oncology.  On the latter, he was sent by Singapore’s Ministry of Health to train at the National Cancer Centre, Tokyo, Japan and Department OB-GYN, University of Okayama, Japan, and Veteran General Hospital, Taiwan in 1886 and 1987.  In 1992, Dr Ching also attended Laparoscopy Surgery Training at St. Mary's Hospital in Milwaukee, USA.

Dr Ching has over 32 years of experience in his fields of specialisation.

What I do

Dr Ching Kwok Choy provides clinical services, such as:
- General obstetrics
- General gynaecology
- Diagnosis, treatment & surgery of cancers of the female genital tract

Dr Tham Kok Fun

Obstetrician & Gynaecologist | Gynaecology Oncologist

O&G Centre
Gleneagles Hospital Annexe Block #05-38
6A Napier Road, S 258500

Sincere Medical Specialist Center For Women
Novena Specialist Center #06-16/17/18/19
8 Sinaran Drive, S 307470
There are no appointments available for this week.

Professional Statement

Dr Tham Kok Fun is an obstetrics and gynaecology (O&G) specialist currently practicing in Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore. Dr Tham’s subspecialty is in gynaecological oncology.

Dr Tham received his university fellowship for the official 2-year subspecialist course in gynaecologic oncology, organised by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. He worked at the Royal Marsden Hospital and St Bartholomew's Hospital in London and successfully obtained certification as a subspecialist in oncology in 1992.

Dr Tham Kok Fun was an associate professor and senior consultant in obstetrics and gynaecology, and head of the Division of Gynaecologic Oncology at the National University Hospital from 1994 to 2001 before he went into private practice. He also held the appointment of Chairman of the Gynaecologic Oncology Subcommittee, University Cancer Program from 2000 to 2001.

Active in the medical community, Dr Tham is a former vice-president of the Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society of Singapore. He was previously a visiting consultant to the National University Hospital, Singapore. Since 2005, he has also been appointed as a visiting senior consultant to Johns Hopkins International Medical Centre, Singapore.

Dr Tham has also contributed numerous articles in local and international journals and various textbooks chapters. He is frequently invited as a speaker in local and international conferences and seminars.

Dr Tham has a strong interest in women's well-being. This includes fibroids in the uterus, ovarian cysts, endometriosis, precancerous and cancerous conditions of the cervix, uterus, ovaries and vulva. He has extensive experience in both open and laparoscopic (minimally invasive "key-hole") surgery and has managed many difficult and complex cases.

Dr Tham Kok Fun specializes in surgery for women’s conditions. This includes fibroids in the uterus, ovarian cysts, endometriosis, precancerous and cancerous conditions of the Cervix, Uterus, Ovaries and Vulva. He does both open and laparoscopic (minimally invasive “key-hole”) surgery. He has extensive experience in surgery and has managed difficult and complex cases.
He has published 54 articles in local and international journals, and written 15 chapters in various textbooks. He has been invited as a speaker in 11 international conferences and has presented papers in 37 conferences and seminars. He has also organized numerous local and international meetings in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

What I do

Diagnosis, treatment & surgery of cancers of the female genital tract