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Dr Ting Teck Wah



Senior Consultant

KK Women's and Children's Hospital

Specialty: Paediatric Genetics

Clinical Appointments

  • Director, Education SingHealth Duke-NUS Genomic Medicine Centre
  • Director Newborn Screening for IEMs KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital
  • Senior Consultant Genetics Service KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor SingHealth Duke-NUS Paediatrics Academic Clinical Programme


Dr Ting Teck Wah is a Senior Consultant at the Genetics Service, Department of Paediatrics, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH). Dr Ting graduated from the National University of Singapore and started training in Paediatrics in KKH. He specialises in genetics which includes genetic and metabolic disorders and general paediatric conditions.

Besides clinical work, Dr Ting is actively involved in education in his capacity as Adjunct Assistant Professor with Duke-NUS Medical School and Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine. He is also the Director, Education at the SingHealth-Duke NUS Genomic Medicine Centre.

In the area of research, his interests are in inborn errors of metabolism and genetics of neurodevelopmental delay.


  • MRCPCH (UK) 2012
  • MBBS (Singapore) 2006

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships


  • Ministry of Health (MOH) Training Scholarship 2008

Research Interests

  • Inborn errors of metabolism
  • Genetics of neurodevelopmental delay


Peer reviewed publications

  • Identification of KMT2D and KDM6A variants by targeted sequencing from patients with Kabuki syndrome and other congenital disorders. Yap CS, Shekhar Jamuar S, Lai AHM, Tan ES, Ng I, Ting TW, Tan EC. Gene. 2020 Jan 11:144360. In press
  • The genotypic and phenotypic spectrum of MTO1 deficiency. O'Byrne JJ, Tarailo-Graovac M, Ghani A, Champion M, Deshpande C, Dursun A, Ozgul RK, Freisinger P, Garber I, Haack TB, Horvath R, Barić I, Husain RA, Kluijtmans LAJ, Kotzaeridou U, Morris AA, Ross CJ, Santra S, Smeitink J, Tarnopolsky M, Wortmann SB, Mayr JA, Brunner-Krainz M, Prokisch H, Wasserman WW, Wevers RA, Engelke UF, Rodenburg RJ, Ting TW, McFarland R, Taylor RW, Salvarinova R, van Karnebeek CDM. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism. 2018 Jan; 123(1):28-42.
  • Acute lymphoblastic leukemia in a child with a de novo germline gnb1 mutation. Brett M, Lai AHM, Ting TW, Tan AM, Foo R, Jamuar S, Tan EC. American Journal of  Medical Genetics Part A. 2017 Feb;173(2):550-552.
  • Milder Form of Urea Cycle Defect Revisited: Report and Review of Hyperornithinaemia-Hyperammonaemia-Homocitrullinuria (HHH) Syndrome Diagnosed in a Teenage Girl Presenting with Recurrent Encephalopathy. Qadri SK, Ting TW, Lim JS, Jamuar SS.  Annals Academy of Medicine Singapore. 2016 Dec;45(12):563-566
  • Down syndrome increases hospital length of stay in children with bronchiolitis. Ting TW, Chan HY, Wong PPC, Tetsoni D, Lee JH. Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare. March 2016 25: 64-67
  • DICER1 deletion and 14q32 microdeletion syndrome: An additional case and review of literature. Ting TW, Brett M, Cham BWM, Lim JY, Law HY, Tan EC, Lai AHM, Jamuar SS. Clinical Dysmorphology. Jan 2016 ;25(1):37-40
  • Left Ventricular Non-compaction: Is It Genetic? Ting TW, Jamuar SS, Brett MS, Tan ES, Cham BW, Lim JY, Law HY, Tan EC, Choo JT, Lai AH. Pediatric Cardiology. Dec 2015;36(8):1565-72. Epub Jun 2015.
  • Cockayne Syndrome due to a maternally-inherited whole gene deletion of ERCC8 and a paternally-inherited ERCC8 exon 4 deletion. Ting TW, Brett MS, Tan ES, Shen Y, Lee SP, Lim EC, Vasanwala RF, Lek N, Thomas T, Lim KW, Tan EC. Gene. Nov 2015; 572(2):274-8
  • Mosaicism in traditional mendelian diseases. Ting TW, Shahdadpuri R, Jamuar SS. Current Genetic Medicine Reports. Sept  2015; 3(3):101-109
  • Loeys-Dietz Syndrome in a Southeast Asian Hospital: a case series. Ting TW, Lai AHM, Choo JTL, Tan TH. European Journal of Pediatrics. Mar 2014; 173(3):387-91
  • Acute pancreatitis after propofol infusion in a teenage patient. Ting TW, Lee JH. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care. May 2012; 40 (3): 561-562

    Non-peer reviewed publications:
  • On the fast track: Rapid genomic sequencing for critically-ill children. Ting TW, Jamuar S.  KK Women's and Children's Hospital Special Delivery. 2019 1: 5 – 7
  • Citrin deficiency: A differential diagnosis. Ong C, Ting TW. KK Women's and Children's Hospital Special Delivery. 2018 2: 6 – 7.

Research Trials