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Jessie Phoon Wai Leng

Dr Phoon Wai Leng Jessie

MBChB (New Zealand), MRCOG, MMed (O&G) (Spore)

Consultant

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Endometriosis, Reproductive Medicine, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Sub-specialties: Reproductive Medicine, Andrology, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Adolescent Gynaecology, Assisted Reproductive Program

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Adolescent Gynaecology, Donor Insemination Programme, Ectopic Pregnancy, Endometriosis, Endometriosis and Ovarian Cysts, Fibroids, General Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Infertility, Menstrual Problems/Irregular Menses, Miscarriage/Pregnancy Loss, Ovarian Cysts.

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Reproductive Medicine KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital
  • Director KKIVF (In-vitro Fertilisation) Centre KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital

Profile

Dr Jessie Phoon is a Consultant in Department of Reproductive Medicine under Division of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and an accredited IVF specialist in KKIVF Centre in KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital. She obtained her specialist qualification from Master of Medicine, O&G (S’pore) together with the Member of Royal College of Obstetrics & Gynaecologists in 2011.
Besides clinical work, Dr Phoon is also very involved in teaching the undergraduate and postgraduate students. She chaired the MRCOG Part 2 exam course in 2014 and has conducted quite a few MRCOG courses for postgraduate exam candidates.

She has recently been appointed as Associate Program Director for Singhealth Obstetrics & Gynaecology residency program in July 2016.

She also performs the basic work of a general obstetrics & gynecologist ie, gynecology clinics/ obstetrics/ O&G operative procedures and runs the subfertility clinic, performs IVF reviews, performs IVF procedures (Ovarian pick-up & embryo transfer).

Education

  • Auckland University (New Zealand) MBChB 2004
  • Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology MRCOG 2011
  • National University of Singapore M.Med (O&G) 2011

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Associate Program Director, Singhealth, Obstetrics & Gynaecology Residency program
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
  • Clinical Tutor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Consultant, Department of Reproductive Medicine - from 2015 to Present
  • Member, Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecologists - 2011
  • Member, NUS Alumni - 2011
  • Member, The Obstetrics & Gynecological Society of Singapore (OGSS) - 2006
  • Member, Medical Protection Society - 2006
  • Member, Singapore Medical Council - 2006
  • Member, Singapore Medical Association - 2005

Awards

  • 2017 Singhealth Long Service Award (10 years)
  • 2017 Outstanding faculty Award (OBgyn Residency)
  • 2016 Singapore health service quality award(Star Award)
  • 2015 Singapore health service quality award(Gold Award)
  • 2014 HMDP Award for Integrating InVitro Maturation(IVM) into Routine IVF
  • 2014 Singapore health service quality award(Silver Award)
  • 2013 Service from the Heart Award, KKH
  • 2012 Best Registrar in Department of O&G 

Research Interests

  • Finetuning InVitro Maturation (IVM) in hope of integrating its service into our current IVF practice

Publications and Research Trials

  • Surgical Management of Placenta Accreta in a Patient with Impending Eclampsia
    Lim HP, Phoon WL
    Singapore Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2017; 48(1):1-6
  • Prenatal Diagnosis of Intraventricular Hemorrhage by Ultrasound
    J Phoon, S Tagore, SH Yeo
    Singapore Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2014; 45(1):29-35
  • GnRH agonist trigger and ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome: relook at ‘freeze-all strategy’
    Ling LP, Phoon JWL, Lau MS, Chan JK, Viardot-Foucault V, Tan TY, Nadarajah S, Tan HH
    Reproductive Biomedicine Online 2014 2014 Sep;29(3):392-4.
  • Adrenal Tumours in Pregnancy – Diagnostic Challenge and Management Dilemma
    Jessie Wai Leng Phoon, Devendra Kanalingam, Hong Liang Chua
    Singapore Medical Journal. 54(7):e141-5, 2013 Jul

Research Trials

  • Finetuning InVitro Maturation(IVM) in hope of integrating its service into our current IVF practice
  • P.I.
    ‘Validation of Ovarian Tissue Cryopreservation for Fertility Preservation’ 2014
  • P.I.
    To study the influence of pharmacogenomics factors on pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of clomiphene in Asian normogonadotrophic anovulatory patients (SHF/FG522P/2013) 2013