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Dr Fong Yoke Fai

MBBS, MMed, MRCOG, FRANZCOG, FAMS
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Astra Laparoscopic & Robotic Centre For Women and Fertility

290 Orchard Road, #16-07/08
Singapore 238859

Phone: 67361000
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About Dr Fong Yoke Fai

1. Specialty/Sub-Specialty/Area of Medicine

Gynaecology

2. Services 

  • Complex Gynaecological Problems
  • Fertility
  • Microsurgical Techniques for Tubal Re-Anastomosis
  • Fertility-Enhancing
  • Pelvic Floor Reconstruction 

3. Experience

Dr Fong led a team to perform the robotic surgery in NUH. In 2009, He performed a single incision surgery and has led a team in transplanting ovarian tissue into a patient with ovarian failure and it was Asia’s first baby conceived naturally from implanted ovarian tissue.

4. Awards and Achievements

  • 2002 Fellowship programme in Minimally Invasive Gynaecologic Surger
  • Top medal in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and was awarded the Gold Medal in the Master’s Examination in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (NUS) 
  • Board of Examiner’s Prize (Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists) 

5. Publications

 

6. More Information

Dr Fong is fluent in English, Mandarin, Bahasa, Cantonese, and Hokkien.

Education

  • MBBS (Singapore)
  • MMed (O&G Singapore)
  • MRCOG (UK)
  • FRANZCOG (Australia/New Zealand)
  • FAMS

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I am Prof Fong Yoke Fai's patient since he practiced in NUH and have been with him when he recently moved into the private sector. I find him very gentle and soft spoken, very knowledgeable in his field. A genuine Doctor that will diagnosis and treat the problem unlike the usual ...
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Is That Time Of The Month Late Again? An Irregular Menstrual Cycle Could Point To Womb Cancer, Says This Veteran Gynaecologist
Is That Time Of The Month Late Again? An Irregular Menstrual Cycle Could Point To Womb Cancer, Says This Veteran Gynaecologist

To all the ladies reading this, if you're feeling pain even before the onset of period bleeding, beware! There might be an underlying condition you need to address.

A/Prof Fong is a renowned gynaecologist who was featured on DxD Sessions. He answered many readers' questions on menstrual problems. From the causes of painful periods to abnormal bleeding, here's what he had to share.

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Ask Dr Fong Yoke Fai: Menstrual Problems
Ask Dr Fong Yoke Fai: Menstrual Problems

Many women experience pain during their periods. Most of the pain is a result of the process of the uterus contracting to release the menstrual blood. 

However, if the pain you experience begins before the onset of bleeding and interferes with your daily activities, there may be an underlying condition other than the typical uterine cramping. Some of these symptoms might be related to endometriosis, fibroids, an ovarian cyst, which may make periods especially painful.

Join Dr Fong Yoke Fai as he hosts a QnA session where he answers all your questions on menstrual problems. 

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Hi, Yeast is probably present in our body (e.g. in the gut) from a baby onwards.It normally co-exists with other bacteria (which is beneficial for our body) and does not create any problems unless we become immune deficient. For women, it probably starts to reside in the vagi...
18 Feb 2019
Hi, Fibroids are smooth muscle tumours that arise from the muscle wall of the uterus - as such, they can generally be placed at 3 different sites: serosal (outer layer of the uterus), intramural (middle layer), or submucosal (inner layer). Serosal fibroids can grow to a very ...
6 Feb 2019
Hi, The most direct answer to your question will be: yes, you can be potentially suitable for a laparoscopic myomectomy. However, there are some factors to consider: 1. Besides size, the next most important factor will be site, meaning where is the fibroid sited in the uter...
3 Feb 2019
Hi, Fibroids are basically smooth muscle tumours that grow from the muscle wall of the uterus. They do not serve any function but instead may adversely affect the physical and reproductive well being of the female patient, depending on the size, depth, number and location of the...
3 Feb 2019
Hi, you must be worried that the yeast might go into the uterus and cause an infection or even go into the Fallopian tubes. However, do not worry! Yeast infection, even recurrent, has not been known or been associated with infertility. Yeast or candida is a fungal organism that ...
29 Nov 2018
Absolutely no worries. The uterus especially in the first 3 months of pregnancy is protected by your pelvis which is formed from bony structures. So, tight clothes or not, the pelvis and the organs it contains maintain their form and shape!
16 Nov 2018
While having some form of cramps is not unusual, there are a few symptoms that might trigger some alarm for the gynaecologist: 1. There is a history of progressive menstrual pain, that is, the pain is getting more from year to year, either in intensity, or in terms of duration....
29 Oct 2018
Some women experience mid cycle spotting for a couple of days and this might actually be a sign of ovulation. This is because just before ovulation occurs, there is a little dip in the level of hormones produced by the ovary. This results in slight spotting before the levels build...
29 Aug 2018
There could be several possibilities for your symptoms. If you are fully breast feeding your child, then there is a possibility of a low female hormonal (estrogen) environment - due to the fact that the ovary is less likely to ovulate. The lower oestrogen levels may lead to vagina...
23 Aug 2018
Usually some variation in the volume of flow and presence of clots do occur from cycle to cycle. However, if you do notice there has been a consistent increase over a number of cycles, then one should consider the possibility of fibroids and endometrial polyps. Menstrual bleedi...
16 Jul 2018
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