To meet the increasing need for holistic tertiary-level obstetric care, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital(KKH) has launched the one-STop Obstetric high RisK (STORK) Centre to provide integrated care forwomen with complex and high-risk pregnancies involving obstetric and medical specialists, nurses and alliedhealth professionals.
This one-stop, integrated service facilitates collaborative and multidisciplinary care, which helps not only tooptimise the preconception health of women with high-risk medical or obstetric conditions, but also to supportthese pregnant women throughout the different aspects and stages of their pregnancy journey.
Led by specialists from KKH’s Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine, the new centre comprises eight clinics all located on the KKH campus.
Obstetric High Risk Clinic(OHRC)
Consultant-led clinic for mothers with high-risk pregnancies
Combined clinic run jointly by a consultant endocrinologist or internal medicine specialist and a consultant maternal-fetal
Joint Medical Disorders in Pregnancy
Combined clinic run jointly by an internal medicine specialist and a consultant maternal-fetal
Obstetric and Haematology
Combined clinic run jointly by a consultant haematologist and a consultant maternal-fetal
Obstetric and Dermatology
Combined clinic run jointly by a consultant dermatologist and a consultant maternal-fetal medicine specialist
Consultant-led clinic for mothers at increased risk for preterm birth
Consultant-led clinic for mothers with multiple pregnancies
for women with existing medical problems
or previous adverse pregnancy outcomes, who require pre-pregnancy
counselling and optimising before their next pregnancy
GPs who would like to refer patients to the STORK Centre can complete the referral form, and email it to STORK@kkh.com.sg.
Urgent requests for patient referral can be made to the STORK Centre clinic coordinator at 6394 8901 during office hours (Mondays to Fridays, 8am - 5pm).
STORK Centre LeadDr Serene ThainConsultant, Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine
STORK Centre AdvisorsAssoc Prof Tan Lay KokHead & Senior Consultant, Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine
Dr Shephali TagoreSenior Consultant, Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine
STORK Centre Doctors,Department of Maternal Fetal MedicineDr Ann Margaret WrightHead & Senior Consultant, Peripartum Unit
Dr Ilka TanConsultant
Dr Sim Wen ShanConsultant
Dr Anju BhatiaStaff Physician
Dr Grace NgConsultant
Dr Ryan LeeConsultant
Dr Sharon FooAssociate Consultant
STORK Centre Administrative TeamZaiton Bte SoedarNurse Manager, Division of Nursing
Christy Cao YuhuaSenior Clinical Coordinator
Ng Bee Yen Karina YolandeClinical Coordinator