Dr. Shang Yeap Heng Oon is a specialist in medical oncology at Icon SOC Farrer Park Medical Clinic and a visiting consultant at Johns Hopkins Singapore. He received his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degree from The University of Sydney and was awarded the Faculty of Science International Merit Scholarship for outstanding academic achievement. He was also granted membership into the Golden Key International Honour Society for being in the top performing students of his class.
Dr. Yeap worked in Sydney at the Royal North Shore and Gosford hospitals during his physician’s training. He then completed his fellowship in medical oncology at the Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre, Westmead. During this time, he specialised and cared for patients suffering from cancers of all types. He then furthered his passion in cancer care with a fellowship in clinical research at the Sydney West Clinical Trials Centre. In that time, he developed multiple clinical trials for breast cancer, urogenital cancer, novel cancer drugs and pharmacogenomics. He has since presented his research findings at many international conferences and also published these results in acclaimed scientific journals including the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Dr. Yeap worked as a consultant in medical oncology at Johns Hopkins Singapore and Tan Tock Seng Hospital from 2011 until 2015. He cared for cancer patients of all types, especially patients with breast, urogenital, gastro-intestinal, lung cancers and melanoma. He was in charge of the Tan Tock Seng oncology clinic and was active in research as the principal investigator of multiple clinical trials for cancer patients. He is a faculty member of Johns Hopkins Medicine and remains involved in the education and training of medical students and residents at Johns Hopkins Singapore and Tan Tock Seng Hospital.
Dr. Yeap passionately believes that caring for patients with cancer involves caring for their physical, emotional and spiritual health. Kindness, compassion and providing each of his patients with the best evidence based treatments are the heart of his practice.
Dr Yeap's specialty interests are breast, urogenital, gastrointestinal and lung cancers and melanomas.