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Dr. Kelvin Teck Joo Thia

Dr. Kelvin Teck Joo ThiaVerified

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Overview

Dr. Kelvin Thia graduated from the National University of Singapore and has completed his postgraduate training in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) at the Mayo Clinic in the United States. He has been practicing for over 10 years as a gastroenterology specialist.

He is currently the medical director of Hope Gastroenterology and Liver Clinic at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre in Singapore where he provides a comprehensive range of services for the diagnosis and treatment of various gastrointestinal and liver diseases using advanced methods and technology.

Prior to going into private practice, Dr. Thia served at Singapore General Hospital as a consultant gastroenterologist. He contributed to the clinical and research programme of the hospital’s IBD centre and nutrition services.

He is a Fellow of American Gastroenterology Association and Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS). He is also a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, Gastroenterological Society of Singapore, and Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America.

Education
  • Master of medicine, National University of Singapore, 2004
  • Bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery, National University of Singapore, 1998
Medical training
  • Residency in internal medicine, Singapore General Hospital, 2004
  • Residency in gastroenterology, Singapore General Hospital, 2006
  • Internship in internal medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 1999
Certifications
  • Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 2003
  • Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 2007
Professional Memberships
  • Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
  • Gastroenterological Society of Singapore
  • American College of Gastroenterology
Languages spoken
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • English
  • Hokkien
  • Mandarin
  • Teochew
Insurance
  • Parkway Shenton
  • MSH International
  • Fullerton Health
  • AIA
  • Aetna
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Alliance Healthcare
  • AXA
  • Adept Health
  • MHC
Affiliated Hospital
    Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Clinics

Hope Gastroenterology and Liver Clinic was established in August 2014 at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre. It offers specialised medical care for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of various gastrointestinal and liver diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, reflux esophagitis, and functional dyspepsia. It also offers cancer screening (colon and stomach), polyp surveillance, and abnormal liver function test, among others. It also treats fatty liver disease, liver cirrhosis, and hepatitis A, B, C, and E. The clinic is helmed by Dr. Kelvin Thia, a gastroenterologist with subspecialty training in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). He has been practicing for over 18 years as a physician and 10 years as a gastroenterology specialist. He graduated from the National University of Singapore and trained at the Mayo Clinic in the United States as an advanced fellow in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). He is a Fellow of the American Gastroenterology Association and Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS).

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