Also known as OB/GYN or O&G this is a medical field which deals with the female reproductive organs and their state (pregnant/non pregnant). Specialists in this field are called obstetricians and further trained gynaecologists.
Singapore Medical Group Limited (SMG) is a fast-growing public-listed healthcare organisation which strives to innovate and build on a vision of providing evidencebased healthcare services through its Centres of Excellence, with the resolute aim to deliver the highest quality of care matched with stringent management and clinical standards. The Group has a wide network of subsidiaries and partners in Singapore and overseas that continue to break new grounds in the provision of healthcare services. Incorporated in 2005, SMG received its ISO quality management system certification from Swiss, American and United Kingdom accreditation bodies, and this strongly attests to international quality standards.
The Astra Women's Specialists Centre is a one-stop obstetrics and gynaecology clinic that offers comprehensive care for women of all ages. It is a part of the Singapore Medical Group, which has a network of 14 obstetrics and gynaecology clinics staffed by ten specialists. The centre provides pre-conception services, antenatal care, foetal maternal and high-risk pregnancy care, delivery services, and post-natal care. It also carries out chorionic villus sampling (CVS), amniocentesis, foetal blood sampling, and foetal surgery. The centre also offers fertility treatments for couples who want to conceive. Services include fertility workup, follicular tracking, induction of ovulation, in-vitro fertilisation (IVF), intra-uterine insemination (IUI), and percutaneous sperm aspiration for male infertility. The clinic also manages early pregnancy loss and recurrent miscarriages.
Astra Women's Specialists Centre specialises in obstetric care, gynaecology and fertility services, and laparoscopic surgery. Its services include pre-conception screening, antenatal care, foetal surgery, amniocentesis, chorionic villus sampling, foetal maternal medicine, and management of high-risk pregnancies, early pregnancy loss, and recurrent miscarriages. The clinic also diagnoses and treats common gynaecological problems, including fibroids, endometriosis, polyps, ovarian cysts, and gynaecological cancers. The clinic’s other services are the assessment and management of infertility, in-vitro fertilisation (IVF), intra-uterine insemination (IUI), percutaneous sperm aspiration for male infertility, laparoscopic surgery, and robotic-assisted surgery. The clinic’s specialists are Dr. Henry Cheng and Dr. James Lee. Dr. Cheng specialises in high-risk pregnancies, prenatal diagnosis, and obstetric ultrasound. He completed his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) in 1982 at the University of Malaya and Master of Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the National University of Singapore in 1988. Following his graduation, he went to London and pursued his training in foetal medicine at the Harris Birthright Research Centre, Kings College Hospital. Before joining Astra Women’s Specialist Centre, he served at Singapore General Hospital as head of the foetal medicine division. He is a Fellow of the International College of Surgeons (FICS) and Academy of Medicine of Singapore (FAMS). Dr. Lee specialises in pelvic floor medicine and surgery, vaginal and endoscopic surgery, urogynaecology, vaginal laser therapy, and robot-assisted pelvic surgery. He completed his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) at the National University of Singapore and subspecialty training in urogynaecology and pelvic floor reconstructive surgery at St. George’s Medical School Hospital in London. He is a former consultant for the National University Hospital’s urogynaecological service (2005-2010). Dr. Lee is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of London (MRCOG).
Astra Women's Specialists Centre at Mount Novena Specialist Centre specialises in general obstetrics and gynaecology, reproductive medicine, and infertility. It is helmed by Dr. Fong Yang, an accredited IVF (in-vitro fertilisation) clinician by the Singapore’s Ministry of Health and an obstetrician and gynaecologist with over 18 years of specialist practice experience. He obtained his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from the National University of Singapore in 1990 and membership of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (MRCOG) of the United Kingdom in 1996. Prior to joining Astra Women’s Specialist Centre, he served as a consultant at Singapore and Changi General Hospitals. He treats both male and female infertility with services that include percutaneous sperm aspiration for men and intra-uterine insemination (IUI) for women. In addition, he manages recurrent miscarriages and early pregnancy loss.