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Dr Chia Yin Nin

  • Gynaecology & Oncology Specialists

    Address

    6A Napier Road #05-36
    Gleneagles Annexe Block
    Singapore 258500

    Tel
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    6479 3352
  • Specialty

    • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, National University of Singapore
    • Member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, United Kingdom
    • Diploma in Gynaecologic Oncology, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
    • Diploma in Healthcare Management & Leadership, Singapore Management University
  • Languages Spoken

    • English

Background

  • Dr Chia Yin Nin is currently a gynaecological oncologist at Gleneagles Hospital in Singapore. Her specialty interest is in the management and treatment of gynaecological cancers, namely cancers of the cervix, uterus, ovary, fallopian tubes, vulva and peritoneum, pre-cancer gynaecological diseases, and complex pelvic surgeries including open, laparoscopic and robotic surgeries. She performed the first laparoscopic radical hysterectomy in Singapore in 2011. Her other areas of practice include the management of general and benign gynaecological conditions, as well as the screening and prevention of gynaecological cancers.
  • Dr Chia was awarded the Hoops Medal for Distinction in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and the Singapore Medical Association Bronze medal for excellent academic achievement for her MBBS. In 2008, she obtained her certification in Gynaecology Oncology from the Royal Australian New Zealand College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists.
  • Dr Chia was previously the deputy head of the department of Gynaecological Oncology as well as the head of the Gynaecological Cancer Unit of the Department of Gynaecological Oncology at KK Hospital. Her other past appointments include: KK Hospital Medical Board member and adjunct assistant professor at the Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore where she received numerous teaching awards for her exemplary teaching.
  • One of the founding members and council members of the Asian Society of Gynaecologic Oncology, Dr Chia also sits on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Gynaecologic Oncology. Her other academic appointments include president for the Society of Colposcopy and Cytology Singapore and council member of the Gynaecology Oncology subsection of the College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Singapore.
  • Dr Chia has keen research interest in the areas of gynaecological cancer and Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines and has participated in key landmark clinical trials in these disease areas. She was previously the principle investigator for the multicentre Bayer Ovarian Cancer 12007 Study. -Conditions she treats include abnormal pap smears, cervix cancer, fibroids, endometriosis, heavy menses, irregular menses, menstrual cramps, ovarian cancer, ovarian cysts, primary peritoneal cancer, pre-cancerous changes of the cervix, vagina and vulva, prolapse, uterus cancer, vagina cancer and infections, and vulva cancer. She also provides human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervix cancer vaccinations, women's health screenings and women's cancer screening

Awards

  • 1998 Hoops Gold Medal, Distinction in O&G
  • 2005 Health Manpower Development Programme Award for Gynaecology Oncology Subspecialisation in Sydney, Australia

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