Specialist Of The Month

At THIS Quarterly, we feature a new specialist each month to find out more about their personal lives, professional journeys and gain access to expert insight into their fields. Our specialists come from diverse branches of medical specialties: cardiology, gynaecology, rheumatology, hand surgery, dermatology, hepatobiliary, plastic surgery, ENT, orthopaedics, ophthalmology and much more.

Do keep a lookout for our monthly features for meaningful and eye-opening glimpses into these accomplished doctors’ lives and their challenging yet rewarding fields.

A New Chapter
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Five years ago, in a bid to practice western medicine in a modern setting and be closer to his roots, he decided to make Singapore home. Here, Dr Alan Cheung shares with us the important lessons in this new chapter of his life. He was born to and raised by Hong Kong immigrant parents in the U...
True Grit
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From growing up in a tiny bedroom to becoming one of Singapore’s most established doctors in plastic surgery, he has displayed extraordinary grit and maturity through the years. Today, Dr Leslie Kuek shares the ups and downs in his life and charts his rise with THIS Quarterly. S...
More Than Skin Deep
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Glorified Beauticians. Cosmetic surgery. These are just a few of the common stereotypes about dermatologists. Today, Dr Wong Su-Ni shares with THIS Quarterly her 20-year journey as an accomplished dermatologist and lets us in on why dermatology is much more than that. “It’s a common mi...
Life’s Greatest Gifts
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Through her practice in fertility and women’s health, she has witnessed both her patients’ struggles with conception and life’s miracles when a healthy baby is born. Today, obstetrician and gynaecologist Dr Kelly Loi shares with THIS Quarterly about some of life’s greatest gifts and the t...
A Thriving Practice To Give Back To Society
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Photography Micky Wong | Stylist Ong WeiSheng | Hair & Make-Up Angel Dr Leo Seo Wei is a respected ophthalmologist with over two decades of experience in the field. Having raised two young children while completing her double fellowships in the United States, being blissfully married to a bus...
A Family Mission
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Having followed in his father’s footsteps in becoming a doctor, Dr Ho Kok Sun has since carved his own path in the field of colorectal surgery, bringing it to new heights with a touch of candid humor. Today, he talks to THIS Quarterly about what drove him to achieve what he did, and how he bala...
More Than Meets The Eye
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ENT Surgeon Dr Lau Chee Chong is certainly a truly all-rounded character – not one to be solely defined by his profession, Dr Lau is also a doting husband and father, professional fencer, great cook, keen fish and bird collector, exotic plant lover, and more. THIS Quarterly finds out more about th...
The Road to Obstetrics & Gynaecology
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Dr Ann Tan may be a busy individual who wears many hats, but the one she regards as her calling above all else, is her role as an Obstetrician & Gynaecologist. Today, the accomplished doctor, a devoted mother of three and a passionate fertility doctor, talks to THIS Quarterly about all the life ...
The Zen Art of Hand Surgery
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With a structure as intricate, small and functional as the hand, it is no surprise that when disease or injury strikes, surgery to fix the problem requires great calm, steadiness and a steely focus on the part of the surgeon. Here, THIS Quarterly speaks to Hand Surgeon Dr Tan Soo Heong to find ou...
The Joint Between Medicine, Charity And Music
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‘Mild-mannered’, ‘genial’, ‘soft-spoken’ and ‘a man of many hats’ — these are a few things you will observe of A/Prof Leong Keng Hong when you meet him for the first time. However, those descriptors clearly did not apply when THIS Quarterly chats up with him on his passion for Rheu...
Journey to Cardiology
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The vast majority of people who cross paths with Dr Eric Hong may only know him as one thing – the cardiologist, and a well-established one to boot. But what led him to choose this high-intensity, high-stakes field, and excelling at it for over a decade? How does he juggle this demanding role with...
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