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Dr. Lai Fon Min

Dr. Lai Fon MinVerified

Doctor in Singapore

Overview

Dr. Lai Fon Min is a fellowship-trained obstetrician, gynaecologist, and foetal-maternal medicine specialist with more than a decade of practice experience in deliveries, high-risk pregnancies, and keyhole surgery. He is skilled in various delivery options and is a strong advocate of natural birthing methods. He started the water birth movement in private hospitals in Singapore.

He completed his medical degree at the National University of Singapore in 1987. He then went on and pursued his Master of Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (Singapore) and became a member and later a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of the United Kingdom. He is also a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS) and Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. In 1996, he received the HMDP fellowship from the Ministry of Health (Singapore), allowing him to pursue his subspecialty training in foetal medicine at Birmingham Women’s Hospital in the United Kingdom.

Upon his return to Singapore, he joined KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital as consultant and head of its antenatal risk assessment unit as well as consultant for its department of minimally invasive surgery.

In 2002, he went into private practice and started water birthing at Mount Alvernia Hospital. He served as president of the College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Singapore from 2009 to 2010.

Dr. Lai is certified by the Foetal Medicine Foundation (London) for NT scan, nasal bone, ductus venosus flow, and tricuspid flow assessment. He is also accredited by the KK Hospital for level 3 obstetric foetal anomaly scans, amniocentesis, chorionic villous sampling (CVS), and laparoscopic surgery.

Dr. Lai is the medical director of A Company for Women located at Camden Medical Centre, Orchard Boulevard, Singapore.

Education
  • Bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery, National University of Singapore, 1987
Medical training
  • Fellowship in maternal and fetal, Birmingham Women's and Children's, 1996
  • Internship in internal medicine, National University Hospital, 1989
  • Residency in obstetrics and gynecology, KK Women's and Children's Hospital, 1994
Certifications
  • Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 1993
  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, 1993
  • Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, 1993
Languages spoken
  • Mandarin
  • Malay
  • English
Affiliated Hospital
    Mount Elizabeth Hospital
    Mount Alvernia Hospital Gleneagles Medical Centre (Singapore)
    Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
    Camden Medical Centre
Clinics
A Company for Women
A Company for Women['Obstetrics and gynecology', 'Maternal and fetal'] in Singapore
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A Company for Women is a private specialist clinic that focuses on foetal-maternal medicine, high-risk pregnancies, minimally invasive gynaecological surgery, and natural birthing options. Conveniently located at Camden Medical Centre, it was established in 2002 by Dr. Lai Fon Min, a fellowship-trained obstetrician, gynaecologist, and foetal-maternal medicine specialist with over 20 years of training and practice experience. The clinic is deeply committed to patient education and encouraging women to make well-informed choices in regards to their gynaecological and obstetric care. An active supporter of natural birthing options, Dr. Lai started the water birth movement in private hospitals in Singapore. His qualifications include: * MBBS, National University of Singapore, 1987 * Master of Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National University of Singapore, 1993 * Member, Royal Australian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, 1993 * Member and Fellow, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of the United Kingdom, 1993/2005 * Fellow, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, 2003 * Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS), 1997 * Subspecialty training in foetal medicine, Birmingham Women’s Hospital, United Kingdom, 1996 Aside from his private practice, Dr. Lai is also serving as visiting head to the antenatal risk assessment unit at KK Women’s Hospital’s department of maternal-foetal medicine and examiner for the conjoint MMed and MRCOG part 2 examinations. He is also the section head of maternal-foetal medicine at the College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, Singapore.

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