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Assoc Prof Yong Tze Tein

Assoc Prof Yong Tze Tein


Head & Senior Consultant

Singapore General Hospital

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Surgery & Surgical Oncology

Clinical Interest: Reproductive Medicine, Menopause, Adolescent Gynaecology, Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Clinical Appointments

  • Head & Senior Consultant Obstetrics & Gynaecology Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital
  • Clinical Quality Chairman Obstetrics & Gynaecology Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital
  • Senior Consultant Centre for Assisted Reproduction (CARE) Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Duke-NUS Medical School


Dr Yong was awarded the Asean Scholarship to complete her A-levels at National Junior College.  She was a trainee in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, SGH and obtained her postgraduate degree 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 and HMDP in in-vitro maturation in Ho Chi Minh in 2014.

She is committed to teaching and is Adjunct Assoc Professor for Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine,Dukes-GMS,Vice Clinical Chair for the Obsttrics &Gynaecology ACP  


Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships


  • President,College of Obstetricians &Gynaecologists (Singapore)
  • Committee members,Association of breastfeeding Advocacy Singapore
  • Committee member,SIFECS



  • Service with a Heart Award
  • National Long Service Award
  • Singhealth Duke_NUS Harvard Macee Programme-HaPEE 

Research Interests



  • High Long-Term Cure Rate Justifies Routine Treatment of CIN Grade I. Aust. NZ J Obstet Gynaecol 1995;  35:2:192, Dr SK Tay & Dr T T Yong, JIF Citation 17
  • The Visual Effect of Partogram Designs on the Management and Outcome of Labour. Aust NZ J Obst Gynae, 1996;  36(4):  395-400, Dr Tay SK, Dr Yong TT, JIF Citation 10
  • 3Skin Reactions after Transdermal Matrix Estrogen Patcn Application in a tropical country. Adv. Obstet Gynaecol. Vol 92 No 2 Mar 2000, 340-346, SL Yu, TT Yong, Y Fong et al
  • Medical Disorders in Pregnancy-The Challenges Ahead. TT Yong, Tay SK. Ann Acad Med May 2002
  • Lessons learnt from two women with morbidlyadherent placenta and a review of the literature. Annals of academy of Medicine,Singapore 2007 Apr;36(4):298-303, Edwin WH Thia, LK Tan, Kanalingam Devendran, TT Yong, HK Tan, TH Ho
  • Fluoroscopy  guided,transcervical selective salpingography and fallopian tube recanalisation. Journal of  Obstetrics and Gynaecology, November 2011; 31: 746–750, G.Anil,KH Tay,SF Loh,TT Yong,CL Ong,BS Tan
  • Giant  fibroepithelial  stromal; polyp. Journal of Path 2013:35(1)91-94, Michelle Chan MF.TT Yong,K Sittampalan
  •  Caesarean scar pregnancy;a case series in a single tertiary referral centre. Singapore Med J 2012)ct;53(10):638-42, Yi Ping Cindy Pang, WC Tan, TT Yong, PK Elisa Koh, KH Tan, TH Ho
  • A single-arm pilot study on effects of acupuncture treatment on semen parameters of subfertile Singaporean men.Asian Pacific Journal of Reproduction. doi:10.1016/j.apjr.2015.07.004, Ho Lee Mee,Shu Li Chui,Siew Chen Hum,TT Yong et al

Research Trials