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Dr Tan Wei Ching

Senior Consultant

Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

MBBS (S'pore), MRCOG (UK), FAMS

Dr Tan Wei Ching graduated from NUS in 1997 and became a member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (UK) in 1999 and received the Advanced Diploma in Obstetric Ultrasound from the Royal College of O & G (UK) in 2005. After becoming an accredited specialist in O&G in 2005, she spent 2 years in the United Kingdom training in her subspecialty of interest - Fetal Medicine.

In addition to performing deliveries and general gynaecological operations such as cystectomy, myomectomy and hysterectomy, she coordinates the Down Syndrome Screening Programme within the department and perform invasive procedures such as chorionic villus sampling and amniocentesis for certain high risk pregnancies. She is certified by the Fetal Medicine Foundation (UK) to perform first trimester screening for Down Syndrome and continue to pursue research and breakthroughs in this area.

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS & COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS

  • Member, Obstetrical & Gynaecological Society of Singapore (OGSS)
  • Member, Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, London (RCOG)
  • Committee Member, Section of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Singapore College of O&G
  • Fellow, Academy of Medicine Singapore
  • Lead Consultant, Early Pregnancy Unit
  • Visiting Consultant, Changi General Hospital

AWARDS

  • Honorarium Award – Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, 2001
  • 1st SGH Surgical Division Evidence Based Medicine Competition 2002: Silver Medal
  • Health Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) 2005 : Fetal Medicine & Fetal Therapy
  • Best Poster Award : 11th Annual Conference British Maternal & Fetal Medicine Society 2006

PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH/TRIALS

  1. Clinical Management of PCOS. Tan WC, Yap C, Tan ASA. Acta Obstet et Gynecol, Aug 2001: 80(8): 689-96.
  2. Changing Trends in Indication for Caesarean Section in a Tertiary Hospital. Tan WC, Devendra K, Tan AS. Ann Acad Med Singapore, May 2003:32(3):299-304.
  3. Audit of ‘crash’ emergency Caesarean Sections due to cord prolapse in response time and perinatal outcome. Tan WC, Tan LK, Tan HK, Tan AS. Ann Acad Med Singapore, Sept 2003:32(5):638-41
  4. Rising Caesarean Section Rates – Where do we go from here? Review Article. Tan WC. SGH Proceedings, 2003:12(4):208-212
  5. Spontaneous Hemoperitoneum from Uterine Leiomyoma in Pregnancy: A Case Report. Wong L, Tan WC, Tan LK, Tan HK. Acta Obstet et Gynecol, Dec 2005;84(12):1208-9
  6. Sonographic diagnosis of SEDC and compound heterozygote of SEDC and Achondroplasia – a report of 4 pregnancies. Chitty LS, Tan WC, Nesbit DL, Hall CM, Rodeck CH. Prenat Diagn, Sept 2006;26(9):861-5.
  7. Gastroschisis: sonographic diagnosis, associations, management and outcome. David AL, Tan WC, Curry J. Prenat Diagn. Jul 2008; 28(7):633-44.
  8. Placental calcification in Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum. Tan AWC, Rodeck CH. Ann Acad Med Dilemmas in Management of Brain Tumours in Pregnancy. PS Lew, Tan WC, Tan HK. Ann Acad Med. Accepted.Jul 2008;37(7):598-600.

Last Modified Date :04 Jan 2010