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Dr D Khawn Tawng

Dr Tawng D Khawn

MBBS, MMed Sc (Paediatrics), MRCPCH (UK), Dip in Paediatric Cancer Care

Staff Physician

KK Women's and Children's Hospital

Specialty: Paediatric Haematology/Oncology

Clinical Appointments

  • Staff Physician Haematology/Oncology Service KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital


Dr Khawn graduated from University of Medicine (1), Myanmar in 1995 with Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS).  She was trained in Paediatrics and obtained Master of Medical Science (Paediatrics) from University of Medicine, Mandalay, Myanmar in 2002. She started working in Paediatric Haematology/Oncology, KK Women’s and Children’s hospital, Singapore in May 2010. Later on, she received Diploma in paediatric cancer care in March 2013. She obtained Membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH) in 2018. Currently, she is working as a Staff Physician.


  • MRCPCH (UK) 2018
  • Diploma in Paediatric Cancer Care, Singapore 2013
  • MMed Sc (Paediatrics) Myanmar 2002
  • MBBS, Myanmar in 1995

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships


  • Service from the Heart Award, SingHealth 2018
  • Silver Award, Quality Service Award, SingHealth 2012
  • Merit Award, Free paper award (6th KKH ASM), KK Women's and Children's Hospital
  • Patient Safety Award, Patient Safety KK Women's and Children's Hospital 2010

Research Interests


  • Clinical, Pathological And Loss Of Heterozygosity Differences In Wilms Tumors Between Asian And Non-Asian Children
    Benjamin N. Loke, Meng Kang Wong, Khawn D. Tawng, Chick Hong Kuick, Sudhanshi Jain, Derrick Lian, Elizabeth Wagner, Yuhan Zou, Visveswari Ganesan, Siam Wee Sim, York Tien Lee, Francis Chin, Mei Yoke Chan, Ah Moy Tan, Bin Tean Teh, Shui Yen Soh, Kenneth T.E. Chang, and Amos H.P. Loh. International Journal of Cancer: 144, 1234–1242 (2019) © 2018 UICC
  • Talar Callosity in Children- who, What, Why? Kevin Boon Leong Lim, FRCS (Eng), FRCSEd (Orth), Dingrin Khawn Tawng, MBBS MMedSc (Paed), Elvin Salioc Lokino, MD, Rakesh Raveendran, MBBS (Singapore), Guan Tzu Tay, MRCS (Ed), MMed (Ortho) Journal of Pediatrics 2011; 158:340.
  • Displaced Supracondylar Fractures- Beware The Medial Spike K. B. L. Lim, C. T. Lim, D. K. Tawng. Bone Joint Journal 2013; 95-B: 1290–4.
  • Pulse Oximetry For The Diagnosis And Prediction For Surgical Exploration In The Pulseless Perfused Hand As a Result Of Supracondylar Fractures Of The Distal Humerus Reuben Chee Cheong Soh, MBBS, D. Khawn Tawng, MBBS, Arjandas Mahadev, MBBS. Clinics in Orthopedic Surgery 2013; 5: 74-81

Research Trials