Genetics

Our Genetics Service specialises in care for families and individuals of all ages who have or are at risk of a genetic disorder or birth defect. We extend comprehensive clinical services for the detection of genetic conditions and risk of birth defects, medical care for children with genetic disorders, as well as counselling for patients and their families diagnosed with genetic conditions.

Range of Services

  • Genetic Counselling
  • Biochemical Genetics Services
  • Screening and counselling for Thalassaemia
  • Diagnosis and Counselling for Chromosomal Abnormalities
  • Dysmorphology (Congenital Abnormalities / Birth Defects)
  • Prenatal Counselling
  • Molecular Genetic Testing

DNA Laboratory

Our DNA laboratory offers services for DNA testing for diagnosis of genetic conditions.

Accredited with SAC-SINGLAS, the laboratory carries out DNA testing for conditions such as thalassaemia, Fragile X syndrome, spinal muscular atrophy, myotonic dystrophy, Huntington disease, spinocerebellar atrophy, Prader-Willi syndrome & Angelman syndrome. Chromosome microarray analysis (CMA) is also available for postnatal samples.

For more information about DNA Diagnostic and Research Laboratory, please click here.

Our Experts

Name Designation Qualification
Dr Angeline Lai Hwei Meeng Head & Senior Consultant MBBS, MRCP(UK)(Paed)
Prof Ivy Ng Swee Lian Senior Consultant & SingHealth Group Chief Executive Officer MBBS, MMed (Paed), FRCP Edin, FRCPCH, FAMS
Dr Tan Ee Shien Senior Consultant; Director, Newborn Screening MBBS, MRCPCH (UK)
Dr Saumya Shekhar Jamuar Consultant MBBS, MRCPCH (UK)
Dr Ting Teck Wah Consultant MBBS, MRCPCH (UK)
Dr Teo Siak Hong Visiting Consultant MBBS, M Med (Paeds), FAMS
Ms Breana Cham Wen Min Senior Genetic Counsellor BSc, MHSc (Genetic Counselling) (The University of Melbourne)
Ms Lim Jiin Ying Genetic Counsellor BSc, M. Gen Couns (The University of Melbourne)
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Level 6, Children's Tower

Telephone

  • +65 6294 4050 (Appointments)

Fax

  • +65 6291 7923

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Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation ISO 14000, the Environment and our commitment to conserve it OHSAS 18000 - Workplace Health and Safety System

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