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Clin Assoc Prof Ang Seng Bin

Clin Assoc Prof Ang Seng Bin

MBBS, MMed (Family Medicine), Dip (Family Med), Dip OM, Dip (Family Practice Dermatology), NCMP, MCFP (S), FCFP (S), FECSM

Senior Consultant

KK Women's and Children's Hospital

Specialty: Menopause, Family Medicine

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Menopause, Osteoporosis, Osteoporosis, Paediatric Dermatology.

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Family Medicine Service KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital
  • Advisor KK Menopause Centre KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital


Dr Ang Seng Bin is the Family Physician, Senior Consultant, Family Medicine Service of KK Women's and Children's Hospital. Dr Ang is also the Advisor of KK Menopause Centre. He has been active in undergraduate and post-graduate teaching and has several teaching appointments which includes Director (Family Medicine Development) of Family Medicine Academic Clinical Programme, Associate Programme Director of SingHealth Family Medicine Residency Program, Faculty for the Fellowship program of the College of Family Physician Singapore, Physician Faculty for the Singhealth O&G residency program, Adjunct Assistant Professor in O&G, Paediatric as well as family medicine clerkship for the Duke-NUS Medical School. He is also an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor for School of Public Health, Curtin University (Australia). His research interests include osteoporosis, menopause, sexual health, healthcare innovations as well as dermatology.

His involvement in healthcare technology includes his current role as Clinical Lead, Future Primary Care in Ministry of Health (Singapore) Office of healthcare transformation looking at telehealth solutions for the primary care as well as technology enablers for integration of care between health, social and community care sectors. He is also the inventor and founder of DermacoolTM, a wet wrap garment that has been proven to be effective in the management of moderate to severe eczema. Dr Ang has been the key driver of the pilot Match-A-Nurse Program in Singhealth funded by MOH which provided a platform for institutional nurse to care for patients with nursing needs outside their work hours.

Dr Ang has been an active member of various local and international societies. He is currently a member of the Board of Trustees, International Menopause Society, President of Asian Federation of Osteoporosis Societies, Council Member of Asia Pacific Menopause Federation, President of Menopause Research Society (Singapore) and Vice-President of Osteoporosis Society Singapore. He has been a invited speaker at many international conferences on topics relating to osteoporosis and menopause.


  • Fellow of the Multidisciplinary Joint Committee of Sexual Medicine European union of Medical Specialists 2018
  • Fellowship, College of Family Physician Singapore 2011
  • Graduate Diploma in Family Practice Dermatology National University of Singapore 2010
  • Collegiate Member of College of Family Physicians Singapore 2010
  • North American Menopause Society Certified Menopause Practitioner (NCMP) 2010
  • Graduate Diploma in Occupational Medicine National University of Singapore 2010
  • MMed(Family Medicine), National University of Singapore 2009
  • Graduate Diploma in Family Medicine National University of Singapore 2006
  • MBBS National University of Singapore 1999

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Member, ISO Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) Core Committee, KKH 2020 - Present
  • Scientific Committee/Chair Poster Jurors, 6th Asia Pacific Primary Care Research Conference, College of Family Physician Singapore, 2017
  • Member, Women’s Health Committee, MOH 2016 - 2019
  • Co-Chairperson, Wellness & Work Council, KKH 2015 - 2017
  • Board member, Agency for Integrated Care, MOH 2015 - 2021
  • Chairman, Community of Practice For Family Medicine Educators, College of Family Physician Singapore 2015 - Present
  • Member, Sports Safety Committee, Sports Singapore 2014 - 2019
  • Co-Chairperson, Staff@Work Committee, KKH 2014 - 2017
  • Domain Co-Lead, Pre-conception & Women’s health domain) GUSTO & S-PRESTO, KKH 2014 - Present
  • Member, Home Ownership Plus Education Appeals Committee, Ministry of Social and Family Development 2013 - 2019
  • Member, ISO Committee, KKH 2013 - Present
  • Member, Annual Scientific Committee, KKH 2013
  • Chairman, Health Promoting Hospital and Health Services Workgroup, KKH 2012 - 2017
  • CME Advisor, Family Medicine CME Advisory, College of Family Physicians Singapore 2011 - Present
  • Member, MOH Diabetes Mellitus Workgroup, MOH 2010 - 2013
  • Committee Member, Process Improvement Committee, KKH 2010 - 2013
  • Scientific Committee Member, 2nd Asia Pacific Primary Care research conference, College of Family Physicians Singapore 2010
  • Member, Health Lifestyle Committee, KKH 2009 - 2015
  • Lead Physician, OPTIMAL (National Osteoporosis program), MOH 2008 - 2018


  • Singapore Health Quality Service Award 2019 - STAR, 2019
  • Singapore Health Quality Service Award 2018 - GOLD, 2018
  • Best Poster 2nd prize, 6th Asia Pacific Primary Care Research Conference, 2017
  • AM-ETHOS LEAP, Duke-NUS, 2017
  • Best Debate Team, KKH Our Patients Know Best OPE, 2017
  • Singapore Health Quality Service Award 2016 - SILVER, 2016
  • Singapore Residency Outstanding Faculty Award, 2015
  • KKH Service from the Heart Award, 2015
  • DUKE NUS Outstanding Faculty for Advocacy, 2012
  • Fellowship of the College of Family Physicians Top graduand award for Fellowship examination, 2011
  • KKH Service from the Heart Award, 2010
  • SGH Service from the Heart Award, 2006

Research Interests

  • Osteoporosis
  • Menopause
  • Sexual Health
  • Healthcare Innovations
  • Dermatology


  • Anthropometric measures and HbA1c to detect dysglycemia in young Asian women planning conception: The S-PRESTO cohort. Chu, A., Aris, I. M., Ng, S., Loy, S. L., Bernard, J. Y., Tint, M. T., Yuan, W. L., Godfrey, K. M., Chan, J., Shek, L. P., Chong, Y. S., Tan, K. H., Ang, S. B., Tan, H. H., Chern, B., Yap, F., Lee, Y. S., Lek, N., Leow, M. K., Khoo, C. M., Chan, S. Y. (2020). Scientific reports, 10(1), 9228.
  • GUIDELINES ON PHYSICAL ACTIVITY & EXERCISE IN PREGNANCY. Ryan Lee, Serene Thain, Kok Hian Tan, Seng Bin Ang, Eng Loy Tan, Benedict Tan, Maureen Navarra Aleste, Ivy Lim, Lay Kok Tan. Perinatal Society of Singapore, Jan 2020.
  • Prevalence of female sexual dysfunction in allied health workers: a cross-sectional pilot study in a tertiary hospital in Singapore. Farah Safdar, Chui Lee Julia Eng, Khin Lay Wai, Wan Shi Tey, Seng Bin Ang. BMC Womens Health. 2019 Nov 14;19(1):137.
  • Postmenopasual Osteoporosis: Diagnosis, FRAX® and Management. Ang Seng Bin. The Singapore Family Physician. VOL 45(7) Oct 19:7-10.
  • Pilot study of a customized nanotextile wet garment treatment on moderate and severe atopic dermatitis: A randomized clinical trial. He H, Koh MJ, Lee HY, Ang SB. Pediatr Dermatol. 2019 Oct 30.
  • Sports Safety Committee Report March 2019.
    Accessed on 30 March 2019
  • Appropriate Care Guideline : Osteoporosis-Identification and management in primary care. MOH 7 Nov 2018.
    Dr Chionh Siok Bee, Dr Manju Chandra, Dr Ang Seng Bin, Dr Lydia Au, Dr Linsey Gani, A/Prof Goh Seo Kiat, Dr Koh Thuan Wee, A/Prof Lau Tang Ching, Dr Gilbert Tan, Dr Donovan Tay, Dr Tng Eng Loon. Accessed on 30 March 2019.
  • Guidelines on Optimal Perinatal Nutrition - Summary Statements Perinatal Society of Singapore. Mei Chien CHUA, Tony TAN, Wee Meng HAN, Mary Foong Fong CHONG, Seng Bin ANG, Victor Samuel RAJADURAI, Lay Kok TAN, Lay Wai KHIN, Claudia CHI, Juin LEE & Kok Hian TAN. SJOG Vol50 No1 2019.
  • I-ACT: Integrated study on effect of Activity on ComplicaTions in pregnancy: study protocol of a multiethnic prospective cohort study. Cai M, Tan KH, Ang SB. BMJ Open 2019;9:e025970. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025970.
  • Association of Elective and Emergency Cesarean Delivery With Early Childhood Overweight at 12 Months of Age. M Cai, S L Loy, K H Tan, K M Godfrey, P Gluckman, Y S Chong, L Shek, Y B Cheung, N L, Y S Lee, S Y Chan, J K Y Chan, F Yap, S B Ang. JAMA Network Open. 2018;1(7):e185025. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.5025.
  • Topical Application of Yolk Lecithin Liposomes Reinforces Skin Barrier Function Against Chemical Agents Such as Psoriasis-inducing IMQ and Alleviates Disease Phenotype. R.C. Lai, R.W.Y. Yeo, B. Zhang, M. Koh, S.S. Tan, W. K. Sim, S. B. Ang, Y.W.A Foong, M. J. Ng, K. H. Tan and S. K. Lim. (2018) Clin Exp Dermatol Ther: CEDT-146. DOI: 10.29011/2575-8268/100046.
  • Approach and Assessment of Osteoporosis: Identifying and Managing Risk. Ang Seng Bin. The Singapore Family Physician Jul 2018 Vol 4;4(3):7-10.
  • An updated hip fracture projection in Asia: The Asian Federation of Osteoporosis Societies study. Ching-Lung Cheung, Seng Bin Ang, Manoj Chadha, Eddie Siu-Lun Chow, Yoon-Sok Chung, Fen Lee Hew, Unnop Jaisamrarnl, Hou Ngn, Yasuhiro Takeuchip, Chih-Hsing Wu, Weibo Xia, Julie Yu, Saeko Fujiwara. Osteoporosis and Sarcopenia (2018).
  • Medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw in osteoporotic patients: prevention and management. B H Chan, R Yee, R Puvanendran, S B Ang. Singapore Med J 2018; 59(2): 70-75.
  • The Asian Federation of Osteoporosis Societies' call to action to improve the undertreatment of osteoporosis in Asia. Yeap SS, et al., , Osteoporosis and Sarcopenia (2017).
  • Do primary care physicians use the 5As in counselling obese patients? A qualitative study. JJ Lee, Y C Tung, K P Tai, S A Tay, S J Cheng, S B Ang, N C Tan. Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare. 2017 Sep 1;26(3):144-149.
  • Female sexual dysfunction with combined oral contraceptive use. Lee JJ, Tan TC, Ang SB. Singapore Med J. 2017 Jun;58(6):285-288.
  • Rhythm-centred music making in community living elderly: a randomized pilot study. Yap AF, Kwan YH, Tan CS, Ibrahim S, Ang SB. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2017 Jun 14;17(1):311.
  • Associations between caesarean delivery and allergic outcomes: Results from the GUSTO study. Loo EXL, Sim JZT, Loy SL, Goh A, Chan YH, Tan KH, Yap F, Gluckman PD, Godfrey KM, Van Bever H, Lee BW, Chong YS, Shek LP, Koh MJA, Ang SB. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2017 May;118(5):636-638.
  • Oral Contraception and Female Sexual Dysfunction in Reproductive Women. Jean-Jasmin M.L. Lee, Lian Leng Low, Seng Bin Ang. Sexual Medicine Reviews. Volume 5, Issue 1, January 2017, Pages 31–44.
  • A systematic review on the effects of active participation in rhythm-centred music making on different aspects of health. A F Yap, Y H Kwan, S B Ang. European Journal of Integrative Medicine.epub.Nov 2016.
  • Increased risk of strontium ranelate-related SJS/TEN is associated with HLA. Lee HY, Shen MX, Lim YL, Tay YK, Chan MM, Pang SM, Xiao ZW, Ang SB, Ren EC. Osteoporos Int. 2016 Aug;27(8):2577-83.
  • Evaluation of a training programme to induct medical students to deliver public health talks. Tan NC, Mitesh S, Koh YL, Ang SB, Chan HH, How CH, Tay EG, Hwang SW. Singapore Med J. 2016 Feb 19.
  • Use of emollients in atopic dermatitis. Ng JP, Liew HM, Ang SB. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2015 May;29(5):854-7.
  • Ministry of Health Clinical Practice Guidelines: Diabetes Mellitus. Goh SY, Ang SB, Bee YM, Chen YT, Gardner DS, Ho ET, Adaikan K, Lee YC, Lee CH, Lim FS, Lim HB, Lim SC, Seow J, Soh AW, Sum CF, Tai ES, Thai AC, Wong TY, Yap F. Singapore Med. J. 2014 Jun;55(6):334-47.
  • Wheeze in Childhood: is the spacer good enough?. Veena Rajkumar, Barathi Rajendra, Choon How How, Seng Bin Ang. Singapore Med J 2014; 55(11); 558-563.
  • Menopause: an important milestone in women's health. Ang SB, How CH. Singapore Med J. 2013 Feb;54(2):60-3.
  • Impact of Atopic Dermatitis on Health-related Quality of Life Among Infants and Children in Singapore: A Pilot Cross-sectional study. Seng Bin Ang, Cecilia Woon Chien Teng, Thjin Punan Monika, Hwee-Lin Wee. Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare, Volume 23, Number 2, 2014.
  • Multidisciplinary Perspectives on the Role of Plant Sterols in Managing Low-density Lipoprotein Cholesterol. Medical Progress. October 2012 VOL. 39 No. 10, 473-479.
  • Managing the Menopausal Asian Woman. Dr Ang Seng Bin. JPOG 2011 May/Jun; 37(3): 125-132.
  • Overview of Status of men’s health in Singapore. Teo Seng-Hin, Ang Seng Bin, Tan Bryan Y, Lim Peter H, Tan Carol Y. Journal of Men’s Health. Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 307-316, December 2009.
  • An update on Menopause. Dr Ang Seng Bin, Dr Carol Tan-Goh. KK Review Vol 12 Issue 2, November 2009.
  • Menopausal Health in Woman. Dr Ang Seng Bin, Dr Teoh Seng Hin, Dr Carol Tan-Goh. The Singapore Family Physician, Vol 33 No. 2/Apr – June 2007.

Research Trials

  • Integrated Platform for Research in Advancing Metabolic Health Outcomes in Women and Children (IPRAMHO), 2017 - 2021
  • A pilot study of a customised nanotextile wet garment treatment on moderate and severe atopic dermatitis, 2017 - 2018
  • Rhythmic Music Making and its effects on the elderly, 2016
  • Match-A-Nurse program, 2015 - 2017
  • Non-invasive wireless blood glucose monitoring, 2015 - 2017
  • Female sexual dysfunction in Singapore- How much of the burden is it? A study of alled health workers in KK Women's and Children's Hospital, 2015 - 2016
  • Identification of HLA alleles associated with severe cutaneous hypersensitivity reactions induced by strontium ranelate, 2014 - 2016
  • GUSTO, 2013 - Present
  • Can dermal thickness improve predictive accuracy of the Osteoporosis Self-Assessment Tool for Asian (OSTA) in screening for osteoporosis in opstmenopausal women? A prospective pilot study, 2013 - 2015
  • General Public Education by Medical Students, 2013
  • Postnatal Medicine Package study, 2012 - 2013