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Dr Kwek Lee Koon

Dr Kwek Lee Koon

MBBS (Spore), MRCS (Edinburgh), MRCOG (UK), MMed (O&G) (Spore)

Associate Consultant

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Adenomyosis, Amenorrhoea , Dysmenorrhoea and Endometriosis, Ectopic Pregnancy, Endometrial Hyperplasia, Endometrial/Cervical polyps, Endometriosis, Endometriosis and Ovarian Cysts, Family Planning, Fibroids, Fibroids of the uterus, Gestational Diabetes, Gestational diabetes mellitus, Gestational-diabetes-mellitus, Labour and Delivery, Menopause, Menorrhagia , Ovarian Cysts, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Preconception Counselling, Pregnancy and associated conditions, Singleton and Twin Pregnancies, Vaginal Birth After Caesarean Section, Women’s Health Screening.

Clinical Appointments

  • Associate Consultant Obstetrics & Gynaecology KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital
  • Associate Consultant Urgent O&G Centre KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital
  • Associate Consultant Obstetrics and Gynaecology Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital

Profile

Dr Kwek Lee Koon is an Associate Consultant with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH). She graduated from Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore and went on to obtain her Membership of the Royal College of Surgens (Edinburgh) while undergoing Obstetrics & Gynaecology residency. She was then admitted as a Member of the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (MRCOG) since 2019.

Dr Kwek believes in a holistic approach in patient care – specifically focusing on patient-centred shared decision making in her clinical practice. She is also experienced in management of general gynaecological and obstetrical conditions. She has a special interest in gynaecological surgery and has published in several local and international peer-reviewed journals on the topic. She enjoys delivering babies and is proficient in pre-conception, obstetrics and postnatal management.

Dr Kwek has a deep passion for teaching and was previously awarded the inspiring Resident-Educator award. She holds teaching appointments in all 3 medical schools in Singapore. She is actively involved in teaching activities and is spearheading various education initiatives for post-graduate doctors in the department.


Education

  • Master of Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology (NUS Singapore) 2019
  • Member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (UK) 2019
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) 2017
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (NUS Singapore) 2014

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Associate Consultant, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital
  • Clinical Instructor, SingHealth-Duke NUS Medical School
  • Adjunct Research Fellow, SingHealth-Duke NUS Medical School
  • Member, Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society Singapore (OGSS)
  • Chief Resident, Singapore Chief Residency Programme 2020
  • Chief Resident, Singhealth OBGYN Residency 2018-2019
  • Clinical Tutor, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (2019 till present)
  • Clinical Tutor, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (2018 till present)
  • Clinical Tutor, SingHealth Duke NUS Medical School, Obstetrics & Gynaecology Academic Clinical Programme (2018 till present)
  • Clinical Supervisor for House Officers, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (2018 till present)
  • Member, Education team, Department of General Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Awards

  • Inspiring Resident-Educator Award, Residency in SingHealth Excels (RISE), 2021
  • NUS Dean’s Award for Junior Doctor Teaching Award, 2020
  • Dean’s List, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS, 2012/2013
  • NUS Medical Society Excellence Award for Leadership, 2013

Research Interests

Publications and Research Trials

  • Endometriotic Peritoneal Defect is a Risk Factor for Peritoneal Ectopic Pregnancy or Tubal Abortion Implant. Kwek LK, Grace Ng YH, Siraj SH, Yeo YC. Gynecology and Minimally Invasive Therapy. 2021;10:270-1
  • Novel approach using serum progesterone as a triage to guide management of patients with threatened miscarriage: a prospective cohort study. Tan TC., Ku CW, Kwek LK, et al. Scientific Reports. 2020;10:9153
  • A Two-Year Review of Repeat evacuation of Uterus in Patients in KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Kwek LK, Sulaiman S. Singapore Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 2019; 50(2):5-10
  • Comparison between Single and Double Cleavage-Stage Embryo Transfers, Single and Double Blastocyst Transfers in a South East Asian In Vitro Fertilisation centre. Kwek LK, Saffari SE, Tan HH, Chan JK, Nadarajah S. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2018 Nov; 47(11):451-454
  • Uterine Fibroid or Ovarian fibroma: Importance of comprehensive preoperative consent-taking to include unexpected findings with management implications. Kwek LK, Wee-Stekly WW, Chern SMB. BMJ Case Report. 2018 Feb
  • Birth Outcomes and Successive Pregnancy Rates in Adolescents Attending a Specialised Antenatal Clinic. Tung JS, Kwek LK, Nadarajah S, Sulaiman S. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2018 Jan; 47(1):44-47
  • Clinic for the Adolescent Pregnant (CARE) – 5 years On. Kwek LK, Sulaiman S, Hassan Y, Nadarajah S. Obstet Gynecol Int J 2016;5(5):00172
  • Zika Virus in Pregnancy. Kwek LK, Yung Chee Fu. KKH Medicine – Special Delivery June 2016
  • Proximal-Type Epithelioid Sarcoma of the Vulva – Case Report. J Wee, Kwek LK, KL Chuah, YK Lim. Singapore Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2014;45(1):23-28

Research Trials

  • Evaluation of post-graduate medical education system for non-residency medical doctors in KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) Obstetrics & Gynaecology Department (2020 till present)
  • Novel approach using serum progesterone as a triage to guide management of patients with threatened miscarriage: a prospective cohort study. (2017 – 2018)