A/Prof Fong Yoke Fai

MBBS, MMed (O&G Singapore), MRCOG (UK), FRANZCOG (Australia/New Zealand), FAMS
Clinical Interests: Endometriosis, Fibroids, Reproductive Surgery, Microsurgery, Pelvic Floor Reconstruction, Complex gynaecological conditions
Associate Professor Fong Yoke Fai began his journey at the National University of Singapore (NUS). While there, he was awarded the prestigious President’s Scholarship, graduated with the top medal in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and was awarded the Gold Medal in the Master’s Examination in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (NUS).
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A/Prof Fong also achieved the Board of Examiner’s Prize (Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists) and a letter of commendation from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists culminating in his postgraduate degrees.

Through his interactions with patients, A/Prof Fong developed a keen interest and passion for endometriosis and uterine fibroids– both conditions that cause many women to suffer in silence.

A/Prof Fong’s research into these conditions piqued his interest in them and eventually led to him spearheading the development of various dedicated services catering to women with these conditions – an outpatient hysteroscopy service which works to “see and treat'' uterine problems such as polyps, adhesions, and fibroids, and the Endometriosis Centre concept which involves integrating urological, colorectal, pain management, and women’s emotional health services, together with the early diagnosis of endometriosis.

Touched by the plight of many who suffered a delay in the diagnosis of Endometriosis, he founded the Endometriosis Awareness Campaign in 2012 to raise awareness among both doctors and the general public.

His experience and passion for empowering women form the basis of these centres, services, and programmes which cater to women suffering from complicated endometriosis, uterine fibroids and chronic pelvic pain.

A/Prof Fong's compassion and care for his patients also drove him to develop endometriosis mapping – a concept that uses non-invasive ultrasound scans for the early diagnosis of endometriosis and to understand the severity of endometriosis.

He is the first physician in Singapore to offer endometriosis mapping through transvaginal ultrasound and has been successful in the assessment and staging of endometriosis in his patients to guide treatment plans.

With a wealth of knowledge, experience, and unwavering care for his patients, A/Prof Fong hopes to provide unrivalled treatment and services while paving the way for women suffering from endometriosis and uterine fibroids to get the treatment they need so that they can live life like those without these conditions.

Career Highlights


Introduced concept of Endometriosis Mapping to local and regional O&Gs


Honorary Fellowship of the Philippine Society of Gynecological Endoscopy


Transplanted ovarian tissue back into a patient with ovarian failure, which led to Asia’s first baby conceived naturally from implanted ovarian tissue.


Founded the Endometriosis Awareness Campaign.


First to perform single incision surgery in the region.


First to perform multidisciplinary single incision surgery in the region


First to perform robotic surgery in NUH.


First to perform robotic surgery for gynaecological cancer in the region.


Lead-surgeon in laparoscopic surgery in NUH.

Achievements And Leadership Positions


Over 60 publications in leading journals and textbooks: Publications List


-- Trustee of the Congress Trust Fund of the Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society of Singapore

-- Board of the Asian Society of Endometriosis and Adenomyosis


President of the 3rd Congress of Endometriosis and Uterine Disorders.


Chair of the Asia & Oceania Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology- Minimally Invasive Gynaecological Surgery Committee.


President of the Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society of Singapore.


Presided the 7th Singapore International Congress of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.


Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research Award, Academy of Medicine.


Young Scientist Award from the Asia & Oceania Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

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