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Dr Wong Wai Loong

Wong Wai Loong

Dr Wong Wai Loong

MB BAO BCh, LRCP & SI (Ireland), MRCOG (UK), MMed (O&G) (Spore), FAMS (Spore)

Head & Senior Consultant

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Gynaecological Oncology

Sub-specialties: Gynaecological Oncology

Clinical Appointments

  • Head & Senior Consultant KK Gynaecological Cancer Centre KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital

Profile

Dr Wong Wai Loong is the Head and Senior Consultant of the Department of Gynaecological Oncology, Division of O&G, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital. He did his Fellowship in UK on Robotic Surgery in Gynaecology Oncology in 2013. He is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School as well as at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore and Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological Hospital.

Professionally, he is the current Honorary Treasurer of the Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology of Singapore (SCCPS).

He has won several awards including HMDP Award for Robotics in Gynae-Oncology (UK), Service with a Heart Awards, SingHealth Service Quality (Star) Award in 2017, Outstanding Faculty Award - Residency in SingHealth Excels (RiSE) Awards in 2014, 2015 & 2017.

Education

  • MB BAO BCh (University College Dublin) 2002
  • MRCOG (Royal College of O&G, (UK) 2010
  • MMed (Spore) 2010

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, NTU
  • Clinical Physician Core Faculty Member, SingHeatlh Residency Program
  • Head & Senior Consultant, Department of Gynaecological Oncology, (2020)
  • Clinical Champion Lead for the Value Driven Care (VDC) Workgroup for Hysterectomy at MOH and KKH level, (since September 2019)
  • National Examiner, MOH, (2019)
  • Member of ABMS-S Obstetrics & Gynaecology Examination Workgroup, PTAS MOH, (2019)
  • Honorary Treasurer, Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology of Singapore (SCCPS), (2019)
  • Co-Chairman of the Non-Gynaecological Surgery Section of KK Medical Procedures Accreditation SubCommittee (since 2016)
  • Inpatient Safety, Audit, Feedback and Evaluation (SAFE) Committee in Division of O&G, Gynae-Oncology Committee Representative
  • Clinical Physician Core Faculty Member of SingHeatlh Residency Program (since January 2015)
  • Member of Tissue Review Committee (since 2015)
  • Fellow, Academy of Medicine (2014)
  • Member, Singapore Medical Association (since 2005)

Awards

  • Outstanding Faculty Award - Residency in SingHealth Excels (RiSE) Award, 2017
  • Singapore Health Service Quality Award ( Star ), 2017
  • Service from the Heart Award, 2016
  • Outstanding Faculty Award - Residency in SingHealth Excels (RiSE) Award, 2015
  • Outstanding Faculty Award - Residency in SingHealth Excels (RiSE) Award, 2014
  • Singapore Health Service Quality Award (Silver), 2013
  • Service from the Heart Award, 2013
  • HMDP Award for Robotics in Gynae-Oncology (UK), 2013
  • Best Registrar Award, 2011

Research Interests

Publications and Research Trials

  • Comparison of outcomes following lapalaparoscopic and open hysterectomy with pelvic lymphadenectomy for early stage endometrial carcinoma. Xu CR, Wong WL, YK Timothy Lim. Peer Reviewed. SMJ. 2018.
  • Is there a role for haematinincs in asymptomatic antenatal patients in second Trimester in Singapore?. Wong WL, Tan KH. Peer Reviewed. Singapore Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2011.
  • Adenocarcinoma of the abdominal wall. Wong WL, Tay EH. Peer Reviewed. Singapore Med J 2008; 49(12):e359.

Research Trials

  • The VIP Project - Phase II study of Vinorelbine, for treatment of peritoneum, fallopian tube and ovarian cancer (PI), 2019
  • A Randomized Phase II/III Trial of Intravenous(IV) Paclitaxel Weekly Plus IV Carboplatin once every 3 weeks Versus IV Paclitaxel Weekly Plus Intraperitoneal (IP) Carboplatin once every 3 weeks in Women with Epithelial Ovarian, Fallopian Tube or Primary Peritoneal Cancer (PI), 2018
  • Low grade ovarian serous carcinoma: How do they behave? (PI), 2018
  • KKH endometrial cancer cohort: Single institutional long term observation study assessing clinical and pathological characteristics of endometrial carcinomas (Co-I), 2018
  • Detection of circulating tumour cells from gynaecological cancer patients (Co-I), 2018
  • Management of primary ovarian cysts and adnexal masses during pregnancy: A 5-year review (Co-I), 2017
  • Role of fluorescence near-infrared (NIR) imaging of indocyanine green (ICG) in sentinel lymph node biopsy for gynaecological cancers (Co-I), 2017