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About Dr Ivy Yap

1. Specialty/Sub-Specialty/Area of Medicine

Gastroenterology

2. Services

  • Abdominal Pain

  • Chronic Diarrhea
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy
  • Constipation
  • Diagnostic and Therapeutic Gastroenterology
  • Fatty Liver Disease
  • Gastrointenstinal Bleeding
  • Hepatitis B & C
  • Polypectomy

3. Experience

Dr Ivy Yap is a Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary specialist. She was awarded the PSC merit scholarship to study at the University of Singapore (1973-1978) and Singapore Government Scholarship (1982)to pursue her medical degree. She furthered her studies by receiving a China Medical Board Scholarship for an overseas fellowship attachment at the London Royal Free Hospital in 1985.

Dr Yap was a senior consultant in NUH since 1993 and was previously associate professor in Medicine National University of Singapore (NUS).

Dr Yap was a trained specialist with a special interest in treating Chronic B & C, fatty liver disease, Cirrhosis. She also performs diagnostic and therapeutic gastroenterology, colonoscopy, polypectomy and pile ligation as well as managing gastro-intestinal problems like abdomenal pain, bloating, chronic diarrhoea, constipation, and GI bleeding.

4. Awards and Achievements

  • PSC merit scholarship to study medicine in then University of Singapore (1973-1978)
  • Singapore Government Scholarship for Master of Medicine 1982
  • China Medical Board Scholarship for overseas fellowship attachment in London Royal Free Hospital (1985)
  • Admitted as a fellow of the Academy of Singapore in 1987
  • Admitted as a fellow of American College of Gastroenterology in 1997
  • Vice-Chairman, Medical Advisory Board, Mount Elizabeth Hospital (2001-2003)

5. Publications

6. More Information

Languages spoken:

  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Cantonese
  • Hokkien
  • Teochew

 

 

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