Medical Director, Consultant Specialist in Medical Oncology
The Cancer Centre
Specialty: Medical Oncology
English, Chinese, Malay
Dr Wong Seng Weng is currently the Medical Director and Consultant Medical Oncologist of The Cancer Centre (Singapore Medical Group) at the Paragon and Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialists’ Centres.
Dr Wong obtained his basic medical degree from the National University of Singapore (NUS) under the Lim Boon Keng and Tan Siak Kew Scholarships and graduated on the Dean’s List for outstanding academic achievement. He completed his post-graduate training in Internal Medicine and obtained his Membership of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom (MRCP UK). Thereafter, he achieved Specialist Accreditation with the Ministry of Health Singapore and was admitted as Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore (FAMS) and College of Physicians of Singapore. Dr Wong continued his practice in the National University Hospital and was appointed clinical tutor of the clinical faculty of the National University of Singapore. Apart from pursuing his clinical practice, Dr Wong was keenly involved as an investigator in over twenty clinical trials exploring novel methods of cancer treatment. He previously held the posts of Consultant Medical Oncologist and Senior Partner of the Raffles Cancer Centre in charge of all oncology services at the Raffles Hospital. He was also appointed as Chairman of the Singapore Medical Group Medical Board.
Apart from his practice at The Cancer Centre, Dr Wong is currently also a visiting consultant of the National University Hospital where he is a tutor for medical oncologists-in-training. He is a visiting consultant medical oncologist of Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Mount Alvernia Hospital and Raffles Hospital.
In the area of research, he holds the appointment of Adjunct Clinician Scientist of the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) in the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR).
Dr Wong is part of the editorial advisory board of the oncology newspaper Oncology Tribune.
Dr Wong is an active member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) as well as the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) and Singapore Society of Oncology. He lectured widely at international cancer conferences in Vietnam, China, India, Bangladesh, Malaysia and Indonesia.
Dr Wong specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of adult cancers with special interest in breast cancers, lung cancers and gastrointestinal cancers.
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