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Dr. Akhil Chopra

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Overview

Dr. Akhil Chopra is an American board-certified internal medicine, haematology, and medical oncology specialist. Prior to joining OncoCare Cancer Centre, he served as a senior consultant in medical oncology at Tan Tock Seng Hospital and Johns Hopkins Singapore. He is also a former adjunct associate professor at Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine.

Dr. Chopra completed his medical degree in 2001 at Delhi University in India. He then went to the United States and completed his fellowship training in haematology and medical oncology at Hahnemann University Hospital and Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, where he later served as an assistant professor of medicine. He was also an assistant professor of oncology at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland as well as a programme director of NHG’s medical oncology senior residency programme in Singapore.

Education
  • Bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery, University of Delhi, 2001
Medical training
  • Fellowship in medical oncology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 2017
  • Fellowship in medical oncology, Johns Hopkins Medicine, 2017
  • Residency in internal medicine, Reading Hospital, 2005
  • Fellowship in hematology and oncology, Drexel University, 2008
Certifications
  • Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 2014
Professional Memberships
  • American Society of Hematology
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Singapore Society of Oncology
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Punjabi
  • Hindi
Affiliated Hospital
    Mount Alvernia Hospital Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
    Gleneagles Medical Centre (Singapore)
    Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Clinics
OncoCare Women's Cancer Centre
OncoCare Women's Cancer Centre['Hematology', 'Internal medicine', 'Medical oncology'] in Singapore
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OncoCare Women's Cancer Centre was established in 2017 at Mount Elizabeth Novena. It has an outpatient day infusion facility that is monitored by accredited staff and specialists. The clinic’s services include genetic testing, cancer screening, diagnosis, treatment, palliative care, and clinical trials. The clinic’s interests lie in breast, ovarian, uterine, and [cervical cancer](https://www.docdoc.com/info/condition/cervical-cancer). However, its team of specialists is also highly qualified and trained to manage patients with lung, colon, upper digestive tract, kidney, bladder, prostate, and ENT cancers. OncoCare is recognised as one of Singapore’s largest private oncology practices with other branches at Gleneagles Medical Centre and Mount Alvernia Hospital. The group practice, which was established in 2007, is deeply committed to providing the latest in cancer treatment with the goal to deliver the best possible treatment outcomes while minimising side effects. The clinic’s team of medical oncology and palliative care specialists has access to latest diagnostic tools and are actively involved in research and clinical trials as they strive to stay at the forefront of cancer treatment. They also put heavy emphasis on providing personal, compassionate care as well as addressing patients’ other physical, emotional, psychosocial, and spiritual needs while undergoing treatment.

OncoCare Cancer Centre Novena
OncoCare Cancer Centre Novena['Hematology', 'Internal medicine', 'Medical oncology'] in Singapore
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OncoCare Cancer Centre at Mount Elizabeth Novena is a dedicated cancer treatment facility that offers comprehensive care for patients with suspected and confirmed cancer diagnoses. Established in 2007 and staffed by highly experienced cancer specialists, it is at the forefront of cancer treatment as it continuously strives to provide superior care for both local and international patients. The group practice is deeply committed to providing individualised therapies using up-to-date knowledge in the field of oncology, latest scientific breakthroughs, and most recent technological advancements. OncoCare’s multidisciplinary team specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of breast, lung, gastrointestinal, liver, kidney, prostate, and testicular cancer. They are also trained and fully qualified to handle patients suffering from ENT and gynaecological cancers as well as bone sarcomas, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, and leukaemia. OncoCare has clinics at Singapore’s major hospitals. Aside from Mount Elizabeth Novena, it also has branches at Gleneagles Medical Centre, Mount Elizabeth Orchard, and Mount Alvernia Hospital. Thus, it has easy access not just to state-of-the-art commercial imaging and molecular genetic laboratories and other modern medical facilities, but also to a multidisciplinary team of physicians from other subspecialty areas, such as radiologists and oncology surgeons. This allows the clinic to better serve patients who require a multimodality approach comprising of radiotherapy, [chemotherapy](http://www.docdoc.com/info/procedure/chemotherapy), surgery, and even new innovative treatments that have been established through extensive medical research.

OncoCare Cancer Centre Mount Alvernia
OncoCare Cancer Centre Mount Alvernia['Hematology', 'Internal medicine', 'Medical oncology'] in Singapore
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OncoCare Cancer Centre Mount Alvernia is a cancer treatment facility specialising in medical oncology with main services that include chemotherapy, [hormonal therapy](https://www.docdoc.com/info/procedure/hormonal-therapy), targeted therapy, and immunotherapy. While practicing general oncology, the clinic’s multidisciplinary team of medical oncologists specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of the following: * Breast cancer * ENT cancer * Gastrointestinal cancer * Gynaecological cancers * Kidney cancer * Leukaemia * Liver cancer * Lung cancer * Lymphoma * Multiple myeloma * Pancreatic cancer * Prostate cancer * Soft tissue and bone sarcomas * Testicular cancer The clinic, which has branches at Gleneagles Medical Centre, Mount Elizabeth Orchard, and Mount Elizabeth Orchard Novena is fully committed to providing individualised treatment using the most advanced diagnostic technology and scientifically proven therapies. Working together with other doctors who subspecialise in other areas of cancer treatment, such as radiotherapy and surgery, the clinic is able to provide patients with multimodality approach comprising of surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, targeted therapy, and immunotherapy. OncoCare was established in 2007 by Dr. Tay Miah Hiang and Dr. Peter Ang. Dr. Tay is a former consultant at the National Cancer Centre’s department of medical oncology and chairperson of the Children Cancer Foundation. He is recognised for this contribution in the development of guidelines for the treatment of prostate cancer in Singapore in 2013 and the management of kidney cancer in Asia at the Asian Oncology Summit in 2012. He is a member of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom and Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore. Dr. Peter Ang, on the other hand, is a US-trained medical oncologist with over 20 years of practice experience. He is also a member of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom and Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore. In 2000, he received training at Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, USA. Today, OncoCare Cancer Centre is comprised of eight highly qualified medical oncologists with different subspecialties and decades of combined experience in the prevention, early detection, diagnosis, treatment, and management of different types of cancer.

OncoCare Cancer Centre Gleneagles Annex
OncoCare Cancer Centre Gleneagles Annex['Hematology', 'Internal medicine', 'Medical oncology'] in Singapore
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OncoCare Cancer Centre Gleneagles Hospital is deeply committed to providing innovative and personalised cancer treatment by utilising state-of-the-art technology, advanced molecular genetic laboratories, and evidence-based methods backed by science and clinical trials. Helmed by highly trained and experienced medical oncology and [palliative care](http://www.docdoc.com/info/procedure/palliative-care) specialists, the clinic’s main goal is to deliver the best possible therapies and achieve balance between effectiveness, tolerability, and safety. OncoCare Cancer Centre at Gleneagles Hospital was established in 2007 by Dr. Tay Miah Hiang and Dr. Peter Ang. It then opened another branch at Gleneagles Medical Centre in 2008, at Mount Elizabeth Orchard in 2011, and at Mount Elizabeth Novena Medical Centre in 2012. Today, it is recognised as one of the largest private oncology practices in Singapore. The clinic’s main services include cancer screening, genetic counselling, chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, targeted therapy, and immunotherapy. With clinics at major hospitals in Singapore, OncoCare has easy access to state-of-the-art medical facilities and a multidisciplinary team of oncologists with subspecialties in other fields of cancer care, including radiotherapy and surgery. OncoCare continuously strives to become the cancer treatment facility of choice for local and international patients who require not just modern cancer treatment but also compassionate, personalised care.

OncoCare Cancer Centre Gleneagles
OncoCare Cancer Centre Gleneagles['Hematology', 'Internal medicine', 'Medical oncology'] in Singapore
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OncoCare Cancer Centre is one of the largest private oncology practices in Singapore with branches at Gleneagles Medical Centre, Mount Elizabeth Orchard Medical Centre, Mount Alvernia Medical Centre, and Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre. OncoCare is helmed by a team of highly experienced medical oncologists and palliative care specialists. It offers general oncology services but specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of breast, lung, liver, pancreatic, kidney, prostate, testicular, ENT, gastrointestinal, and gynaecological cancers. It also manages patients with leukaemia, multiple myeloma, soft tissue and bone sarcomas, and lymphoma. The clinic offers a comprehensive range of services starting with genetic testing, cancer assessment, and early diagnosis. For cancer treatment, it specialises in [immunotherapy](https://www.docdoc.com/info/procedure/immunotherapy) and chemotherapy as well as hormonal and targeted therapies. When needed, the clinic coordinates with other oncologists in planning the treatment for patients who require radiotherapy and the surgical excision of tumours. The clinic puts heavy emphasis on providing personalised and compassionate care. It strives to deliver individualised treatment not just to achieve the best possible treatment outcomes but also to minimise toxicity levels and side effects. It also strives to deliver holistic care and address patients’ other physical, emotional, psychosocial, and spiritual needs.

OncoCare Cancer Centre Mount Elizabeth
OncoCare Cancer Centre Mount Elizabeth['Hematology', 'Internal medicine', 'Medical oncology'] in Singapore
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OncoCare Cancer Centre is a multidisciplinary [cancer treatment](http://www.docdoc.com/info/procedure/cancer-treatment) facility that offers comprehensive medical oncology services to both local and international cancer patients. It was established in 2007 by Dr. Tay Miah Hiang and Dr. Peter Ang at Gleneagles Singapore. It has since expanded and now has clinics at Mount Elizabeth Orchard, Mount Elizabeth Novena, and Mount Alvernia. OncoCare’s goal is to become the preferred choice of partner for patients seeking holistic care using the latest trends in cancer treatment, cutting-edge technology, and modern medical facility. The clinic is staffed by senior consultant medical oncologists and consultant palliative medicine physician with decades of combined experience in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and management of cancer. The clinic also has access to commercial imaging and molecular genetic laboratories. OncoCare’s treatment philosophy centers on empathy, genuine concern for each patient, and utmost care. It strives to provide individualised therapies based on unique needs and circumstances with the goal to achieve balance between effectiveness, tolerability, and safety. Committed to winning the fight against cancer, the clinic is actively involved in clinical research and trials and has a dynamic collaboration with regional cancer laboratories and institutions.

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