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Prof Ho Tew Hong

Emeritus Consultant

Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology


Professor Ho Tew Hong is an Emeritus Consultant with the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology.  His subspecialty is in the treatment and management of gynaecological cancers and precancers.  He is also the Chief of Gynaecology at the Division of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, KK  Women’s & Children’s Hospital. He holds the positions of the Vice-Chair, Education at SingHealth Duke-NUS OBGYN ACP, Chief Examiner of the Master of Medicine Examinations (O&G), Singapore and a member of the Residency Advisory Committee. He is a Clinical Professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore and Adjunct Professor at the Duke-NUS Medical School.


MBBS, Singapore   1974
MMED (O&G)        1980
MRCOG                1981
FAMS                  1984
FRCOG                1994


Jan 2004 – Dec 2009   Head & Senior Consultant
                               Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
                               Singapore General Hospital

Jan 2010 – to-date     Advisor & Senior Consultant
                               Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
                               Singapore General Hospital

1 August 2010            Appointed Clinical Professor
                               National University of Singapore

1 March 2012             Appointed Adjunct Professor,
                               Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore


  • Appointed Clinical Professor , YLL School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, August 2010
  • Appointed Adjunct Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore, March 2012
  • Long Service Medal, National Day Awards 2010
  • Outstanding Clinician Award (Special Mention), Singhealth GCEO Excellence Awards 2013
  • Distinguished Academician Award, College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, Singapore 2014
  • Emeritus Consultant, KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital, Singapore 2016


  1. Uterine Leiomyosarcoma in Asian Patients: Validation of the Revised Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics Staging System and Identification of Prognostic Classifiers Pei-Shan Tan,Elisah Koh,Cindy Pang,Whee-Sze Ong,Lynette Ngo,Lay-Tin Soh,Richard Quek,Wen-Yee Chay, Tew-Hong Ho,Sun-Kuie Tay,Sung-Hock Chew,Soo-Kim Lim-Tan,HS Khoo,Sheow-Lei Lim,Inny Busmanis,Liang Kee Goh,Yin-Nin Chia,Whay-Kuang Chia,Timorthy Lim The Oncologist 2012;17:000-000
  2. Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy Incorporating High-Dose Rate Brachytherapy for Locally Advanced Cervical Carcinoma: Survival Outcomes, Patterns of Failure and Prognostic Factors Jonathan Teh, S P Yap, Ivan Tham, V K Sethi, E J Chua, Richard Yeo, T H Ho, E H Tay, Y N Chia, L T Soh, H S Khoo-Tan International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, April 2010 ; 20 (3) : 428 - 433
  3. Lessons Learnt from Two Women with Morbidly Adherent Placentas and a Review of Literature Edwin W H Thia, L K Tan, Devendra K, T T Yong, H K Tan, T H Ho Ann Acad Med Singapore 2007 ; 36 : 298 – 303
  4. Cervical Cancer Screening – Screaming for Attention T H Ho NCC Cancer Update, Volume 1, p53 and bcl-2 Expression in Invasive and Pre-Invasive Uterine Papillary Serous Carcinoma and Atrophic Endometrium I Busmanis, T H Ho, S B Tan, K S Khoo Ann Acad Med Singapore 2005 ; 34 : 421 – 5 2005
  5. Lessons Learnt from Three Cases of Abnormally Adherent Placenta T T Yong, Devendra K, S L Lee, H K Tan, T H Ho Poster presented at the 5th Singapore O&G Congress 7 – 11 September 2005
  6. Endometrioid Adenocarcinoma of the Uterus – Surgico-Pathological Correlations and Role of Pelvic Lymphadenectomy J J Chee, T H Ho, E H Tay, J J H Low, K L Yam Ann Acad Med Singapore 2003 ; 32 : 670 – 5
  7. FIGO Stage 1B2 Cervical Carcinoma – The KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital Experience C C C Han, J J H Low, R Yeo, K M Lee, H S Khoo-Tan, E H Tay, K L Yam, T H Ho Ann Acad Med Singapore 2003 ; 32 : 665 – 9
  8. Case Report – A Rare Case of Metastatic Ovarian Carcinoma Originating from Primary Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma J J H Low, S H Chew, S P Chew, C C C Han, E H Tay, T H Ho Eur J Gynecol Oncol 2003 ; XXIV, 85 – 88
  9. Malignant Mixed Mullerian Tumours of the Uterus – A Ten Year Experience S P Ho, T H Ho Singapore Med J 2002 Sep ; 43(9) : 452 - 456
  10. Malignant Ovarian Germ Cell Tumours – The KK Hospital Experience C Khi, J J H Low, E H Tay, S H Chew, T H Ho Eur J Gynecol Oncol 2002 ; XXIII, 251 – 256
  11. Identification of Molecular Markers for the Early Detection of Human Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Uterine Cervix Q Cheng, W M Lan, S H Chew, T H Ho, S K Tay, K M Hui British Journal of Cancer (2002) 86, 274 - 281
  12. Identification and Characterisation of Genes Involved in the Carcinogenesis of Human Squamous Cell Cervical Carcinoma Qing Cheng, W M Lan, S K Tay, S H Chew, T H Ho, K M Hui Int. J Cancer 2002 : 98, 419 - 426
  13. The Relevance of Oncogenes as Prognostic Markers in Cervical Cancer L T Soh, D Heng, I W Lee, T H Ho, K M Hui Int J Gynecol Cancer 2002, 12, 465 – 474
  14. Vular Cancer – What Do We Know About our Patients N Shamini, E H Tay, T H Ho Singapore Med J 2001 ; 42 (7) : 292 - 296
  15. A Clinical Review of Granulosa Cell Tumours of the Ovary in KKH Irene Chua, T H Ho, S K Lim Tan Singapore Med J 2001 May
  16. A Comparative Study of Cervical Cytology, Colposcopy and PCR for HPV in Female Sex Workers in Singapore Roy Chan, Lawrence Khoo, T H Ho et al International Journal of STD & AIDS 2001 ; 12 : 159 - 163
  17. A Comparison of Colposcopy Using Optical and Video Colposcopes Daron G Ferris, Tew Hong Ho, Fernando Guijon, Michael S Macfee, Domiciana M M Guerra, Renzo Barrasso, Ian D Duncan, Mark S Litaker Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease 2000 ; 4 : 65 - 71
  18. Concurrent Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy for Cervical Cancers E H Tay, T H Ho KK Review 2/99
  19. Adenocarcinoma in-situ of the Uteri Cervix : A Review of Local Practices and Clinical Outcome E H Tay, W S Yew, T H Ho Singapore Medical Journal, January 1999

Last Modified Date :04 Jan 2010