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Dr Tan Eng Loy

Senior Consultant

Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

MBBS, M.Med (O&G), MRCOG (UK)

Dr Tan Eng Loy is a senior consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist at the Singapore General Hospital.

His interests include high risk pregnancies, intrapartum obstetrics, electronic fetal monitoring, obstetric emergencies and trauma in pregnant women. He is actively involved in undergraduate and post-graduate training within his department and conducts regular obstetric emergency drills and courses for medical and nursing staff. A certified and experienced instructor on the Managing Obstetric Emergency & Trauma (MOET) Course with the Advanced Life Support Group (ALSG) in the United Kingdom since 2009, he has taught regularly on MOET courses in London & Manchester in the United Kingdom, as well as Sydney and Melbourne in Australia. He spent a year between 2011 and 2012 working in a busy maternity hospital in London, UK, where he broadened his clinical experience in obstetrics and gynaecology. His stint in London also allowed him to develop strong instructional skills not only on the MOET courses, but also as a trainer on the Practical Obstetric Multi-professional Training (PROMPT) courses in the UK.

At SGH, he is a Senior Consultant on the High Risk Pregnancy Clinic, the Gestational Diabetes Joint Clinic, and the Cardiac Obstetric Clinic.
 

EDUCATION

Dr Tan Eng Loy graduated from medical school at the National University of Singapore in 2000. He trained in obstetrics and gynaecology at the KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital and the Singapore General Hospital. He obtained his Membership of the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologist (MRCOG) (United Kingdom) in 2006 and was also conferred Masters of Medicine (Obstetrics & Gynaecology) by the National University of Singapore in the same year. He trained and qualified as a certified instructor on the MOET course in 2009.

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS & COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS

  • Senior Consultant, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Singapore General Hospital since 2011
  • Clinical Teacher, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
  • Hospital Internal Auditor, Hospital Internal Audit Team, Singapore General Hospital since 2010
  • Visiting Specialist in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Changi General Hospital (2009 – 2010)
  • Instructor, Managing Obstetric Emergencies & Trauma course, Advanced Life Support Group, United Kingdom since 2009
  • Member, Singapore Medical Association since 2000
  • Member, Obstetrical & Gynaecological Society of Singapore since 2001

AWARDS

  • SGH “Service With A Heart” Award for service quality 2008.
  • SPRING Singapore Excellence Service Award (EXSA) – Silver award for healthcare 2009.
  • Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence (Academic Year 2009/2010), Yong Loo Lin School Of Medicine, National University of Singapore
  • SGH  “Service With A Heart” Award for service quality 2010
  • Singapore Health Quality Service Gold Award 2011

PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH/TRIALS

• A novel approach to caesarean section audit by anonymous peer review. Tan EL, Kanagalingam D, Tan HK. Oral presentation, 6th Singapore International Congress of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2007.
• Are hygroscopic dilators better than vaginal prostaglandins for induction of labour? – a systematic review. Tan EL, Kanagalingam D, Tan LK. SGH Proceedings Vol 17, No 3, 2008: 128-133.
• Induction of labour: are we inducing mothers for the appropriate reasons and at the correct time? Tan EL, Kanagalingam, Tan HK. Singapore Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vol 39, No. 2, 2008: 70-72
• Maternal body mass index and its effect on delivery mode. Tan EL, Kanagalingam D. Oral presentation, 7th Singapore International Congress of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2009
• Delivery Suite Guidelines, SGH (Third Edition) 2011. Tan EL, Tan WC, Kanagalingam D, Tan LK.
• Pelvi-abdominal mass in a patient presenting with pleural effusion. Tan EL. Book chapter in “Complexities and Challenges in Gynaecological Ultrasonography” edited by Tan WC, Lee SL and Tan LK, 2011: 61-64
• Pleural effusion and mediastinal lymphadenopathy associated with a pelvic mass, ascites and a raised CA-125. Book chapter in “Complexities and Challenges in Gynaecological Ultrasonography” edited by Tan WC, Lee SL and Tan LK, 2011: 65-69

Last Modified Date :04 Jan 2010