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Dr Jessie Phoon Wai Leng

Dr Phoon Wai Leng Jessie

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

Senior Consultant

KK Women's and Children's Hospital

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

Sub-specialties: Assisted Reproductive Program, Reproductive Medicine, Reproductive Surgery, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Adolescent Gynaecology, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior 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
  • Director, National Sperm Bank


Dr Jessie Phoon is a Senior Consultant in Department of Reproductive Medicine under Division of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and an accredited IVF specialist and Director of KKIVF Centre in KK Women's and Children's Hospital. She obtained her specialist qualification from Master of Medicine, O&G (Singapore) 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 & gynaecologist, ie, gynaecology clinics/ obstetrics/ O&G operative procedures and runs the subfertility clinic, performs IVF/ IUI reviews, performs IVF procedures (Oocyte pick-up & embryo transfer) and IUI procedures. Of late, she is involved in validation of ovarian tissue preservation service and hope to expand this service.


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

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Associate Program Director, SingHealth, Obstetrics & Gynaecology Residency program
  • Associate Program Director, SingHealth, Broad Based General Training With Special Interest (BBGT)
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
  • Clinical Tutor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Senior Consultant, Department of Reproductive Medicine – from 2020
  • Consultant, Department of Reproductive Medicine – from 2015
  • 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


  • 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

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


  • 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

  • Fine tuning 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