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Dr. Yu Su Ling

Senior Consultant

Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

MBBS, M Med (O&G), MRCOG, FRCOG (UK), FAMS

Dr Yu subspecialised in reproductive endocrinology and spent 9 months in Australia in training.  She headed clinical work in IVF, menopause and gynaecological endocrinology since 1997,1993.  She was also Head of Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 1997 to 2003.  She has many research interests in her subspecialty and was the pioneer of intrafallopian tube catherisation, growth hormone augmentation in IVF as well as egg donation programme.

 

EDUCATION

• University of Singapore 1978 : MBBS
• National University of Singapore 1982 : Master of Medicine (Obstetrics & Gynaecology)
• Royal College Of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists 1983 : Member
• Royal College Of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists 1997 : Fellow
• Academy of Medicine Singapore 1987 : Fellow

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS & COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS

• Clinician, Gynaecological Endocrinology Clinic, Infertility Clinic
• Director, Centre for Assisted Reproduction (CARE), SGH : 1997 to-date
• Clinician, Climacteric and Menopause Clinic
• Senior Clinical Lecturer, National University of Singapore
• Head of Dept of O&G, SGH : October 1997 to December 2003
• Directorship / Membership of Statutory Boards : Thye Hua Kwan Community Hospital
• Member, American Fertility Society
• Member, European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology
• Member, International Menopause Society
• Vice President, Obstetrical & Gynaecological Society of Singapore (OGSS) : 1995 – 1996
• Committee Member of Chapter of O&G, Academy of Medicine : 1995 - 1996
• Chairman, Chapter of O&G, Academy of Medicine : July 1999 to 2000
• Committee Member of Endocrine & Metabolic Society, Singapore : 1995 - 1996
• Member, Scientific Committee ISGE : 1995 – 1996
• Organiser of DUB Symposium, Chapter of O&G, Academy of Medicine, Singapore
• Chairman, Chapter of O&G, Academy of Medicine : 1996 – 1999
• Member, SGH Ethics Committee : 1997 – to-date
• Member, Accreditation Subcommittee, SGH : 1997 - 2000  
• Member, Clinical Classification Committee, MOH : 1997 - 2000                     
• Member, Specialist Training Committee in O&G, MOH : 1998 – 2005 
• Member, Medical Audit Committee, SGH : 1998 - 1999   
• Secretary, Menopause Research Society of Singapore : 1998 – 1999
• Secretary, Menopause and Estrogen Deficiency Awareness (MEDA)
• President, Menopause Research Society of Singapore : 1999 to 2002 
• Vice President, Menopause Research Society (Singapore) : 2003 - 2005
• Coordinator, MOH Clinical Practice Guideline on HRT : 2003 - 2004 
• Workgroup Chairman, MOH Clinical Practice Guidelines on Hormone Replacement Therapy : 2003 – 2004
• Deputy Chairperson, Institutional Review Board, SGH
• Committee Member, Section of Reproductive Medicine, College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, Academy of Medicine : 2005 – to-date
• Deputy Chairperson of Moral Home for the Disabled Children, Thye Hua Kuan Society : 2006
• Scientific Committee member of Singapore Menopause Congress : 2005 - 2006
• Member, Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists
• Member, Singapore Medical Association
• Member, Menopause Research Society, Singapore
• Member, Asia Pacific Menopause Federation

AWARDS

• Health Manpower Development Plan Scholarship by Ministry of Health, Singapore, 9 months (Feb - Nov 1990) to Australia for “Reproductive Endocrinology”
• SGH Services with a Heart Award on 21 July 1995
• SGH Long Service Award, August 1999
• SGH Services with a Heart Award, December 2002

PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH/TRIALS

• Principal investigator - LIBERATE trial : Livial and its treatment of climacteric symptoms in breast cancer patients
• Principal investigator - The role of Sperm-Hyaluronan Binding Assay (HBA) as a sperm function assay prior to intra-uterine insemination (IUI) 
• Principle investigator - A multcentre, double-blind, randomized, placebo controlled study on the effect of ultra-low dose transdermal estradiol (Menostar 0.014mg/day via weekly patches) on the incidence and severity of hot flushes, other menopausal symptoms and on well-being in postmenopausal Asian women over 12 weeks
• Treatment of atrophic vaginitis with topical conjugated equine estrogens in postmenopausal Asian women.  Climacteric 2004 Sep ; 7(3) : 312-8
• A survey of fasting during pregnancy.  Singapore Med J. 2004 Dec ; 45(12) : 583-6
• Uterine Artery Embolisation for Symptomatic Fibroids in a Tertiary Hospital in Singapore.  Ann Acad Med Singapore 2005 ; 34 : 78-83
• Testicular Cancer in Young Patients and its effects on Fertility.  NCC Newsletter 2005
• Guidelines for hormone replacement therapy of Asian women during the menopausal transition and thereafter.  Climacteric 2006 Apr ; 9(2) : 146-51 (IF 1.932)
• Intrapartum maternal sinus bradycardia with spontaneous resolution following delivery. Singapore Med J. 2006 Nov ; 47(11) : 971-4
• Correlation between semen parameters and the Hamster Egg Penetration Test (HEPT) among fertile and subfertile men in Singapore.  J Androl. 2007 Jan-Feb ; 28(1) :158-63. Epub 2006 Sep 6 (IF 2.308)
 

Last Modified Date :04 Jan 2010