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Dr. Daniel Phang Orthopedic Surgeon


Dr. Png Keng Siang Urologist

Dr. Mash Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. Ruben Manohara Orthopedic Surgeon


Dr. Lim Hui Fang
Respiratory Physician

“How do we manage asthma? Can we outgrow it?”

Dr. Harold Heah
ENT- Head and Neck Surgeon

“How does thyroid cancer develop?”

Dr. Jason See

“I have a calcium score test result of zero, should I do a repeat test?”

Dr. Lee Chin Li
General Surgeon

“How do we treat pancreatic cancer?”

Dr. Kevin Tan

“How can I manage gestational diabetes?”

Dr. Ng Siew Weng
Plastic Surgeon

“Can I do my breast reconstruction with my mastectomy?”

Dr. Kua Ee Heok

“How do we prevent dementia and depression in the elderly?”

Dr. Yvonne Loh

“I have AML. Whare are my treatment options? Do I need a stem cell transplant?”

Dr. Aravind Kumar
Orthopedic Surgeon

“I have back pain from scoliosis, will surgery help to relieve it?”

Dr. Tay Kai Hong

“What happens when you are diagnosed with adult ADHD?”

Dr. Mash
Orthopedic Surgeon

“I have L4/L5 spondylolysis and a fracture on the bone that connects the vertebrae. How would an injury like this affect my day to day life moving forward?”

Dr. Santhosh Raj
Consultant Radiologist (Neuroradiology)

“How is dementia diagnosed and can we diagnose dementia early?”

Dr. Toh Chee Keong
Medical Oncologist

“My mother had surgery for Stage 1 thyroid cancer. What treatment can she have to prevent a relapse?”

Dr. Richard Sim
General Surgeon

"I'm a 34 y/o with gastric reflux and have experienced sudden pains in my chest, left shoulder and even palpitations. Do I need to get another diagnosis?”

Dr. Mark Fernandes

“I'm 17, diagnosed with liver cancer. What are the suitable treatments or tests?”


Joanne Lee
Associate Partner

"What does co-payment on Integrated Shield Plans mean?”

Dr. Gurpal Singh
Orthopedic Surgeon

“Does an osteosarcoma diagnosis mean amputation of the limb?”

Dr. Jayaram Lingamanaicker

"Why are Asian male Indians more susceptible to heart disease?”

Nur Fitria Binte Rozlan
Associate Partner

"What's the difference between having hospitalization coverage and critical illness coverage?”

Dr. Ruth Kam

"I've been having repeated heart palpitations recently. What check-ups should I go for?”

Dr. Desmond Wai

"I'm a 50 y/o male who leads a healthy lifestyle. Why am I still diagnosed with colorectal cancer?”

Dr. Goh Kian Peng
Endocrine Specialist

"I have an existing heart condition and thyroiditis. What can I do to reduce my weight?”

Dr. Soon Sue Rene
ENT Specialist

"My daugher is 20 years old and has a branchial cyst. How do we treat it?”

Dr. Gurpal Singh
Orthopedic Surgeon

“Is sarcoma a bone cancer? What are key steps for treatment and what is the prognosis?”

Dr. Shang Yeap Heng Oon
Medical Oncologist

"Does having a sedentary and inactive lifestyle increase your risk of dying from cancer?”

Dr. Goh Kian Peng
Endocrine Specialist

"I'm 70 y/o with diabetes and stage 3 thyroid cancer. Will treatment affect diabetes?”

Dr. Robert Lim
Medical Oncologist

“Can you share tips or advice if I should continue my cancer treatments during COVID-19?”

Dr. Melanie Seah
Consultant Breast Surgeon

“I'm a 45 y/o female diagnosed with invasiveductal carcinoma (IDC). What are my treatment options?”


Dr. Melissa Teo
Senior Consultant General Surgeon and Surgical Oncologist
“I'd like to find out more about HIPEC and cytoreductive surgery to better understand my treatment options for late-stage peritoneal cancer.”

Dr. Lynette Ngo
Medical Oncologist

“When is the best time for a cataract operation while undergoing chemotherapy?”


Dr. Lee Khai Mun
Radiation Oncologist

“How can I avoid the side effects of cancer treatment, such as diarrhea.”

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