He has been working in the field of IVF since 2000, having worked at KKIVF (the largest public IVF centre in Singapore), Thomson Fertility Centre, Parkway Fertility Centre, CARE Singapore Centre and in London at Guy’s and St Thomas Assisted Conception Unit and at the Centre of Reproductive Medicine (CRM) (London).
His approach focuses on the patient’s needs, and he will start with a careful and detailed medical history, and an evidence-based individual treatment plan. He is known for his empathy and gentle approach during what can be a difficult and emotional time.
Dr Yeong also holds the post of Medical Director at Hanh Phuc IVF Centre, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Dr Yeong recently attained RTAC accreditation for this Centre, the first centre in the world to be given international RTAC accreditation. He also supports fertility treatment in India, as Head of Fertility Services with Kinder Medical Group in India, and as the Clinical Director of the Kinder Women’s Hospital and Fertility Centre in Cherthala, India and Kinder IVF Centre in Mangalore.
Dr Yeong has authored and co-authored more than 50 scientific publications, and has delivered invited lectures at international conferences and workshops. While at Guy’s and St Thomas Hospital in London, he conducted clinical research into PGD (Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis).
Awards and recognition
For his outstanding contribution, friendship and co-operation of Singaporeans and the people of Ho Chi Minh City, Dr Yeong was awarded the Ho Chi Minh City Badge.
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He was awarded the Singapore Government Training Programme (HMDP) where he spent 2 years training in endoscopic surgery from 1991 to 1993 in the United States of America, United Kingdom, France and Germany. Furthermore he completed the Masters of Reproductive Medicine on 17 August 2009, from the University of New South Wales, Australia.
He was the past Medical Director of Parkway Fertility Centre, the assisted reproductive centre, situated in Mount Elizabeth Hospital from November 2008 to December 2011, where about 500 fresh IVF/ICSI cycles were performed annually. He is also a Visiting Consultant to the National University Hospital, Singapore. He had held the post as President of the Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society of Singapore from March 2009 to March 2011. He was also the past President of the International College of Surgeons (Singapore section) from May 2012 to May 2013.
He has extensive experience in advanced laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery and has been the pioneer in robot-assisted laparoscopic gynaecological surgery. He has performed many complicated surgeries for severe endometriosis, multiple large fibroids and advanced pelvic gynaecological, urological incontinence, pelvic floor reconstructive and oncological surgery. His other specialties include obstetrics services, diagnosis and treatment of gynecological cancers, in vitro fertilization, intracytoplasmic sperm injection, and ovarian tissue cryopreservation (a procedure for patients whose reproductive potential is affected by cancer therapy). He is always at the forefront to assist patients who have difficulty conceiving to increase their chance of conceiving using the latest technologies and clinically proven effective methods to expedite their becoming parents.
Recognized as an expert in his field, Dr. Nair has been invited as faculty to lecture and conduct training programmes in assisted reproduction and endoscopic surgery at regional and international meetings, and has contributed to peer-reviewed journals and written chapters in several authoritative books. He has been a keen teacher and mentor to gynaecologists in Singapore and the region.
He derives great joy and fulfilment in proctoring and guiding those who wish to improve their clinical skills but is ever willing to learn from both his senior and junior colleagues.
Helping couples conceive and helping them through the journey towards becoming a “mum” and “dad” has been and continues to be the most fulfilling endeavour and experience of Dr Suresh Nair’s passion as a fertility doctor.
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Conditions he treats include infertility, female genital cancer, female sexual dysfunction, heavy periods, menopause, menstrual cramps, ovarian cysts, prolapses of the womb, bladder and bowel, sub-fertility, urinary incontinence, urinary tract infections, uterine fibroids, and vaginal discharges and infections. He also performs women’s health screenings, colonscopy, in-vitro fertilisation and intra-uterine insemination treatments, and vaginoplasty.
Dr. Chong was a Visiting Consultant at the Urogynae Centre at the K K Women’s and Children’s Hospital and also a Senior Clinical Lecturer at The National University of Singapore. He was also a pioneer in the use of the gynemesh in the treatment of severe utero-prolapse. Dr. Chong currently serves on the Board of Directors at the International Urogynecological Association (IUGA) and is a Council Member in the O & G Society of Singapore. He is also part of the Asia-Oceania Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Dr Ho Siew Hong graduated from the National University of Singapore before obtaining his fellowships in surgery from the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Glasgow as well as being admitted to the International College of Surgeons. He completed advanced urology specialty training in Singapore and was conferred membership to the Academy of Medicine, Singapore.
He spent a year in Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia as a fellow in the endourology and laparoscopy. Returning to Singapore, he served as a consultant urologist, initiating and developing percutaneous and laparoscopic urological surgery. In pursuit of his interest in advanced laparoscopy, he further trained in Institut Mutualiste Monstsouris, Paris, France in techniques of extra peritoneal laparoscopic radical prostatectomy.
Dr. Ho is active in research and teaching; having numerous presentations and publications in regional and international peer reviewed journals. He is a reviewer for the Indian Journal of Urology. He is a clinical teacher and examiner for National University of Singapore, Nanyang Polytechnic and Edith Cowan University of Western Australia (off-campus).
He has lectured and performed live-surgical workshops in many countries in Asia. He has trained many urologists from Indonesia, Myanmar, Philippines and India, under the SUA fellowship program.
Dr Ho is currently the Honorary Secretary of Society for Men’s Health (Singapore) and Past Treasurer of Society for Continence (Singapore) as well as Singapore Urological Association. He is the Organizing Chairman of the recently concluded 3rd Japan ASEAN Men’s Health and Aging Conference. He founded the Singapore Prostate Cancer Support Group for patients with prostate cancer.
After spending more than 10 years in government restructured hospitals, Dr Lee went into private practice in 2008 and pioneered the Thomson Women’s Clinic (AMK Hub) in Ang Mo Kio, successfully providing obstetrics, gynaecology and fertility services, including IVF treatments. Dr Michele Lee took on bigger challenges in 2011 when she joined the Sincere Medical Specialist Center for Women and Sincere IVF Center in Novena. She was active in enhancing clinical practice, performing IVF programmes and surgery as part of the center’s fertility treatments.
Dr Lee’s sincere and friendly approach is appreciated by her patients, who firmly believe in her.
She also likes to keep herself updated by actively participating in related local and international medical conferences. She also enjoys attending workshops where there are hand-on sessions, case discussions and interaction with other fertility specialists.
Dr Tseng was one of the pioneering team members who set up the Singapore General Hospital (SGH) Centre for Assisted Reproduction (CARE)- a one-stop fertility and reproduction centre- in the 1980s. Dr Tseng left SGH in 1995 for private practice at Thomson Medical Centre. From there, he went on to become Director for the Centre for Assisted Reproduction at Paragon Medical Suites and then later at Novena Specialist Centre.
Dr Tseng has always believed in a personalised approach for each of his patients and continues to be motivated by the joy of grateful parents he has assisted. He has always exercised flexibility in treatment when practicing obstetrics, including the recommendation of complementary holistic treatments, as well as accommodating patient requests for different labour experiences.
Dr Tseng was a recipient of a HMDP fellowship by the Government of Singapore in 1989, and practised at London’s St Georges hospital during this time.