Astra Women's Specialists



Dr Cathryn Chan Weng Buen | SMG Women's Health


Clinical Interests:

  • Reproductive Medicine & Infertility
  • IVF, Intrauterine Insemination
  • Key Hole Surgery – Hysteroscopy and Laparoscopy
  • Fibroids
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Abnormal Menstruation
  • Abnormal PAP Smear
  • Pre Conception Care

Academic Qualifications: Specialisation in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, with Accreditation in IVF

Dr Cathryn Chan was awarded the ASEAN Scholarship to study in Singapore. She was also accorded the Public Service Commission Local Merit Scholarship to study Medicine at the National University of Singapore (NUS), where she received her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS). She was subsequently admitted as a Member of the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG) in the United Kingdom in 1991.

Following that, she underwent Advanced Sub-speciality training for 3 years, including being trained in the area of endoscopic surgery (laparoscopy and hysteroscopy). She is also an accredited colposcopist and attended a variety of courses to continuously improve her clinical skills in the area of Obstetrics & Gynaecology.

Clinical Experience: Gynae Conditions, In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) & Infertility

Apart from managing uterine fibroids, ovarian cysts, endometriosis and menstrual disorders, Dr Cathryn Chan has a clinical interest in reproductive medicine and infertility. This subspecialty includes managing patients with ovulatory problems, PCOS, tubal blockage, endometriosis, and male infertility. She was in the IVF Team at the Centre of Assisted Reproduction (CARE) at the Singapore General Hospital before commencing private practice in 1995. She is an accredited IVF clinician with Parkway Fertility Centre, Thomson Fertility Centre and Sincere IVF Center.

Back in 2000, Dr Chan performed the first successful IVF case that utilised frozen testicular sperm and frozen oocyte that resulted in pregnancy and has a credible success rate in her fertility procedures.

Interesting Facts About Dr Cathryn Chan

In her contribution towards a high standard of care to private patients, she has assumed positions as Member of the Gleneagles Tissue Committee and Member of the Gleneagles Hospital and Mt Elizabeth Novena Hospital Medical Advisory Board (O&G Sub-section).

Academically, she won the Young Investigator Award during the Singapore General Hospital Annual Scientific Meeting. Dr Chan commenced her private practice in 1995 and has since made her expert medical services available to the local and expatriate community, foreign patients as well to international and local insurance companies. Dr Chan is an excellent communicator as she is proficient in many languages including English, Mandarin, Malay, Cantonese, as well as Bahasa Indonesia.

Accredited with Admission Rights to:

  • Mt Elizabeth Novena
  • Mt Elizabeth Orchard
  • Mt Alvernia Hospital
  • Gleneagles Hospital

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