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Haematology (Blood Diseases)

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Dr Lim Hwee Yong

Medical Oncologist, Haematologist, Internist

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
There are no appointments available for this week.

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 Freddy Teo Cheng Peng


Parkway Cancer Centre
6A Napier Road,
Gleneagles Hospital Level 2,
Singapore 258500

There are no appointments available for this week.

Professional Statement

Dr Teo Cheng Peng was awarded the Public Service Commission Scholarship by the Singapore Government to study Medicine at the National University of Singapore. He graduated with a Bachelor in Medicine and Surgery in 1984 and was conferred a Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine) three years later. Under another scholarship, Dr Teo received his advanced training at Royal Marsden Hospital, the leading Cancer Centre in the United Kingdom.

Upon returning, he started the Bone Marrow and Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplant program at the National University Hospital. In 1995, he was then recruited to develop the Autologous Stem Cell Transplant program for solid tumours in the Department of Medical Oncology, Singapore General Hospital. After a successful implementation of the clinical program, he continued his career in Gleneagles Hospital, where he continued his work with stem cells in the fields of haematology and medical oncology. He continued to develop his interest in the field of stem cells and was one of the pioneers in starting an autologous stem cell bank in Singapore.

What I do

Dr Freddy Teo Cheng Peng provides comprehensive for the diagnostic investigations and treatment of a wide range of benign blood and bone marrow disorders. This includes:
- All types of anaemia 
- Inherited red cell disorders
- Autoimmune hemolytic anemia, an immune-mediated disease causing a low red blood cell count
- Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), an immunemediated disease causing a low platelet count
- Clotting problems
- Bleeding or bruising problems
- Iron metabolism disorders such as haemochromatosis
- Leukaemia
- Lymphoma
- Myeloma
- Aplastic Anaemia
- Certain solid tumours
- Thalassemia
- Metabolic Diseases

Dr Lim ZiYi


Parkway Cancer Centre
Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
38 Irrawaddy Road
#05-43, 05-50 to 55
Singapore 329563

There are no appointments available for this week.

Professional Statement

Dr Lim ZiYi is a specialist in haemato-oncology and haematopoietic stem cell transplantation. He received his medical degree from the University of Edinburgh, UK and subsequently underwent specialist training in haemato-oncology at Kings College Hospital, London.

Dr Lim worked at Kings College Hospital for 9 years during which he helped develop the department into one of the largest allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplant centres in Europe. He has extensive experience in various forms of allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (including umbilical cord blood and haplo-identical transplantation) and has personally overseen the management of more than 300 bone marrow transplants since 2006.

Since his return to Singapore in 2011, Dr Lim has been a Consultant at the National University Cancer Institute, Singapore. He was awarded the NUHS Clinician Scientist Program Award in 2012. He was the clinical lead for the acute leukaemia service as well as the adult clinical cellular therapy service.

Dr Lim is a member of several international committees on haematopoietic stem cell transplantation, and has been invited to deliver lectures on the management of acute leukaemia, as well as the use of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation at many regional and international conferences

Dr Lim believes in the use of state of the art diagnostic tests together with novel treatment protocols to develop personalized treatment strategies for his patients. He has a specialist interest in the use of combined modality therapy using targeted therapeutic agents and cellular therapy for the treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory haematological malignancies.

What I do

Dr Lim ZiYi provides clinical services such as:
- Blood cancers (Haemato-oncology)
- Bone marrow transplants
- Stem cell transplantation 

Dr Lim Lay Cheng


Blood Specialist Clinic
Gleneagles Medical Centre #10-09
6 Napier Road, S 258499

There are no appointments available for this week.

Professional Statement

Dr Lim Lay Cheng is also a Senior Consultant of Haematology in Singapore General Hospital. Dr Lim was also a Scientific committee member at the Asian-Pacific Thrombosis and Hemostasis Society Meeting in Singapore.

Dr Lim writes actively on topics such as lymphoma, multiple myeloma and bruising, and she has published many articles in major journals, namely the British Journal of Haematology, Academy of Medicine, Journal of Clinical Oncology, International Journal of Molecular Medicine, Haematology and Medical Oncology.

Dr Lim’s clinical interests include Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in management of Hematological disorders, therapy of hematological malignancies and premalignant disorders, flow cytometry and molecular diagnostics in Hematology and iron chelation therapy with patients with secondary iron overload.

What I do

Dr. Lim Lay Cheng provides clinical services such as:
- Blood disorders
- Blood cancers
- Palliative care

Dr Tan Yew Oo

Medical Oncologist, Haematologist

SOC Clinic @ Farrer Park
Farrer Park Medical Centre
#09-13 to 20
1 Farrer Park Station Road
Singapore 217562

Singapore Oncology Consultants @ Alvernia
Mt Alvernia Medical Centre Blk A
820 Thomson Road, S 574623

Singapore Oncology Consultants @ Gleneagles
Gleneagles Medical Centre
6 Napier Road, S 258499

There are no appointments available for this week.

Professional Statement

Dr Tan Yew Oo is a specialist in medical oncology and part of the Singapore Oncology Consultants Group of medical oncologists. Prior to private practice, he was part of the teaching Faculty of Medicine at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and had held appointments as Chief of Medicine and Head of Department of Medicine as well as Division of Hematology-Oncology (1988), Professor of Medicine (1991) at the National University Hospital (NUH). 

Being the first medical oncologist in Singapore, he had helped set up the specialty at Singapore General Hospital (SGH) and NUH.  He also held many positions in the NUS, Ministry of Health and professional bodies during his tenure with the university.Dr Tan Yew Oo is one of Asia’s foremost oncologists. He is the mentor and teacher to many doctors including many prominent medical oncologists in Singapore.

 Although Dr Tan resigned from university to go into private practice, he remained active in medical education and postgraduate training and served in the Specialist Training Committee of Hematology, Medical Oncology, Specialist Accreditation Board of Ministry of Health, the Board of Directors of Singapore Health Services (Singhealth) Pte Ltd and currently in Eastern Health Alliance. Recently, he served as a member of the Singapore Medical Council Review Committee.

 After graduating with MBBS from NUS (1971), he proceeded to the United States for his residency in Internal Medicine and later fellowship in Hematology and continued his fellowship in Medical Oncology in Canada. He was certified as Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology and held specialist certification from the Royal of College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Internal Medicine and Hematology.

What I do

Dr Tan Yew Oo provides clinical services such as:
- Breast Cancer
- Head and Neck Cancers
- Cancer
- Lumps
- Colorectal Cancer
- Prostate Cancer