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Dr. Fong Yoke Fai

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Dr. Fong Yoke Fai is an obstetrician and gynaecologist at Astra Laparoscopic & Robotic Centre for Women and Fertility. His clinical interests lie in laparoscopic and robotic surgery, endometriosis, fibroids, ovarian cysts, congenital genital tract abnormalities, fertility, pelvic floor reconstruction, and microsurgery.

He graduated from the National University of Singapore with an MBBS degree in 1986 and Master of Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 1991.

He then served at the National University of Singapore as associate professor and at the National University Hospital as head of benign gynaecology. He is the former president of the Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society of Singapore (2011-2013) and chairman of the Asia & Oceania Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology – Gynaecological Endoscopy Committee (2011-2015).

He is a member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (UK) and Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore (FAMS) and Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (FRANZCOG).

Education
  • Bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery, National University of Singapore, 1991
Medical training
  • Internship in general surgery, National University Hospital, 1992
  • Residency in obstetrics and gynecology, National University of Singapore, 2001
  • Fellowship in obstetrics and gynecology, National University Hospital, 2018
Certifications
  • Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, 1998
  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, 2001
  • Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 2001
  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, 1998
Professional Memberships
  • Asia and Oceania Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Languages spoken
  • Cantonese
  • English
  • Hokkien
  • Bahasa Indonesia
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • Mandarin
Insurance
  • Fullerton Health
  • HTH Worlwide
  • Allianz
  • Cigna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Aviva
  • Avrist
  • Generali
  • Europ Assistance
  • Now Health International
  • Great Eastern
  • Tokio Marine
  • NTUC Income
  • Vanbreda International
  • Prestige International
  • Prudential
  • Sompo Insurance
  • Adept Health
  • Aetna
  • International SOS
  • MediShield Life
  • Manulife Insurance
  • Travel Guard
  • Heritage Health
  • Parkway Shenton
  • MSIG
  • United Healthcare
  • AIA
  • Henner
  • IHP
  • Bupa
  • AXA
  • Liberty Insurance
  • GeoBlue
  • AdMedika
Affiliated Hospital
Clinics
Singapore Medical Group
Singapore Medical Group['Obstetrics and gynecology'] in Singapore
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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.

Astra Laparoscopic & Robotic Centre for Women & Fertility (ALRC) is an obstetrics and gynaecology clinic that offers specialised women’s care. It focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and management of all forms of gynaecological conditions. It also specialises in robotic and minimally invasive surgery for fertility enhancement and treatment of complex gynaecological problems, including congenital genital tract abnormalities, difficult fibroids, and advanced [endometriosis](http://www.docdoc.com/info/condition/endometriosis). ALRC is a partner of the women’s health arm of Singapore Medical Group (SMG), a private specialist and primary healthcare provider that consists of 14 obstetrics and gynaecology clinics in Singapore. The clinic is conveniently located at Paragon Medical Centre and Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre. It is helmed by A/Prof. Fong Yoke Fai, a highly experienced gynaecology laparoscopic surgeon. He is the first to perform robotic surgery at the National University Hospital (NUH) and for the treatment of gynaecological cancer in the region. A/Prof. Fong graduated from the National University of Singapore where he completed both his MBBS and Masters in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Following the completion of his fellowship training in minimally invasive surgery in 2002, he served at NUH as lead surgeon in laparoscopic surgery. He also started various initiatives to improve patient care and treatment outcomes. These include the outpatient hysteroscopy service and endometriosis centre. He also started research in uterine fibroids and ovarian reserve for women undergoing surgery. Aside from his clinical practice, A/Prof. Fong is also actively involved in teaching minimally invasive surgery to doctors across the Asia Pacific. He is often invited to share his expertise at regional and international workshops, seminars, and conferences. He is the former president of the Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society of Singapore (2011-2013) and chairman of the Asia & Oceania Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology – Minimally Invasive Gynaecological Surgery Committee. He is a member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (MRCOG) of the United Kingdom and Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (FRANZCOG) and Academy of Medicine of Singapore (FAMS).

Astra Laparoscopic & Robotic Centre for Women & Fertility is a private clinic that offers comprehensive and specialised obstetric and gynaecology care to both local and international patients. It offers various treatment options ranging from medications and non-surgical therapies to robotic and minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery. The clinic is helmed by A/Professor Fong Yoke Fai, the former head of benign gynaecology and leader of the laparoscopic surgery team at the National University Hospital. Aside from laparoscopic surgery, he also has special interests in stage 3 and 4 [endometriosis](http://www.docdoc.com/info/condition/endometriosis), robotic surgery, congenital genital tract abnormalities, difficult fibroids and ovarian cysts, pelvic floor reconstruction, fertility, and microsurgery. He completed his MBBS at the National University of Singapore in 1986 and Master’s in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 1991. He is a member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (UK) and Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (FRANZOG) and Academy of Medicine of Singapore (FAMS). Clinic Highlights * Congenital genital tract abnormalities * Contraception * Endometriosis * Fertility * Fibroids * Gynaecological screenings * Heavy, painful or irregular menstruation * HPV vaccination * Labour and delivery * Microsurgery * Ovarian cysts * Pelvic floor reconstruction * Preconception screening * Pregnancy (antenatal care) * Robotic surgery * Single incision surgery * Urogynaecology

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