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Assoc Prof Yong Tze Tein

Senior Consultant

Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

MBBS, FRCOG, FAMS

Assoc Prof Yong completed her early education in Convent Bukit Nanas (Kuala Lumpur) and was awarded the Asean Scholarship to complete her A-levels at National Junior College.  She graduated with a medical degree from NUS and became a trainee in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, SGH. She obtained her MRCOG in 1995. She received the SGH fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and was attached to St Mary’s Hospital, London and the IVF unit in Hammersmith Hospital in 1998.  She became a member of Academy of Medicine in 2005. She was also awarded HMDP to do in vitro maturation in Ho Chi Minh in 2012

She is an accredited IVF specialist. She enjoys looking after general gynaecology and obstetrics patients and her special interest is in subfertility, PCO ,menopause, adolescence and female sexual dysfunction and breastfeeding.

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS & COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS

  • Senior Consultant, Department of O&G,SGH
  • Adjunct assoc Prof, Yong Loo Lin Medical School, NUS
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Dukes-NUS Medical School
  • Vice-President, Association for Breastfeeding Advocacy (Singapore)
  • President Elect, College of Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Singapore
  • Educational Supervisor for Medical Students
  • Clinical Quality Chairman, Dept of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, SGH
  • Committee Member, Medication Safety Committee SGH
  • Teaching Faculty, EPIC

AWARDS

  • Quality Improvement Mentor 2015
  • HMDP 2012
  • Service with a Heart Award 2011
  • Star Award for National IQC convention 2010
  • Dean award for Excellence in Teacxhing 2008
  • Long Service Award 2005
  • SGH fellowship 1998

PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH/TRIALS

  1. Lessons learnt from two women with morbidly adherent placentas and a review of literature. Edwin W H Thia, Lay-Kok Tan, Kanagalingam Devendra, Tze-Tein Yong, Hak-Koon Tan, Tew-Hong Ho. Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore. 2007 Apr; 36(4) : 298-303
  2. Medical disorders in pregnancy - the challenges ahead. TT Yong, SKTay. Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore. 2002 May; 31(3) : 259-60
  3. Visual effect of partogram designs on the management and outcome of labour. SK Tay, TT Yong. The Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 1996 Nov; 36(4) : 395-400
  4. High long-term cure rate justifies routine treatment of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade I.  SK Tay, TT Yong. The Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology.  1995 May; 35(2) : 192-5
  5. Fluoroscopy guided,transcervical selective salpingography and fallopian tube recanalisation . G.Anil, KH Tay, SF Loh, TT Yong, CL Ong, BS Tan. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,  November 2011; 31: 746–750

Last Modified Date :04 Jan 2010