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. He holds the appointments of executive director of the board of directors and chairman of the Medical Board of the Singapore Medical Group.
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. 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.
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 a 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, the Philippines, Thailand, Myanmar, China, India, Bangladesh, Malaysia and Indonesia.
In 2013, Dr Wong published a bilingual (English/Chinese) education book for the general readership entitled Cancel Cancer. It was named the top bestselling book in Singapore by the Asiaweek magazine in February 2014.