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Dr Tong Carmen

Dr Tong Carmen

MBBS (Spore), MRCOG (RCOG,UK), MMed (O&G, Spore)

Associate Consultant

KK Women's and Children's Hospital

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Childbirth and Postpartum Care, Contraception After Birth, Ectopic Pregnancy, Endometriosis, Endometriosis and Ovarian Cysts, Improve Your Fertility, Menopause, Menstrual Disorders/Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding, Ovarian Cysts, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Pregnancy Care, Pre-invasive Cervical Disease.

Clinical Appointments

  • Associate Consultant Obstetrics & Gynaecology 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 Tong Carmen is an Associate Consultant with the Department of General Obstetrics and Gynaecology in KKH. She graduated from Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore in 2013. She embarked on training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital in 2014 and attained her Membership of the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (MRCOG) from UK in 2018. She obtained her Master of Medicine (MMed O&G) in 2018 and her Specialist accreditation from the Singapore Medical Council.

Dr Tong is well versed in Obstetric care for pregnant patients and is dedicated to supporting them in their pregnancy journey. She is also proficient in management of Gynaecological conditions such as fibroids or ovarian cysts. She also has special interests in colposcopy, the treatment of benign or pre-cancerous lesions of the cervix as well as outpatient hysteroscopy. She strives to provide holistic, gentle, patient-centric and professional care to her patients.

For her dedication to patient care and teaching, Dr Tong was awarded the Service From The Heart Award in 2018-2019, and the NUS YLL MedACE 2020 Junior Doctor teaching award in 2020. Dr Tong is also actively involved in Undergraduate Education and is a Clinical tutor for SingHealth-Duke NUS Obstetrics and Gynaecology as well as Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.

Education

  • Member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (UK) 2018
  • Master of Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology (NUS Singapore) 2018
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (NUS Singapore) 2013

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Deputy Lead, Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit KKH, 2021 – present
  • Clinical Instructor, SingHealth Duke-NUS, 2021 – present
  • Clinical Faculty, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, 2021 – present
  • Clinical Teacher, LKC School of Medicine, 2021 – present
  • Physician Faculty Member, Obstetrics & Gynaecology Residency Programme, 2021 – present

Awards

  • NUS YLL MedACE 2020 Junior Doctor teaching award
  • Service with a Heart Award, 2018 – 2019

Research Interests

Publications

  • Miliary tuberculosis presenting as pyrexia of unknown origin in pregnancy. Tong C, Zailan LB, Singh R, Wright A. JCGO, Nov 2019
  • Use of Extracorporeal Life support in Postpartum in a patient with Amniotic fluid embolism complicated by Left ventricular failure and Disseminated Intravascular Coagulopathy. Tong C, Chin H, Lim Y, Leong G, Lim YP ReprodMed Int May 2019
  • Leptospirosis in pregnancy: A rare condition mimicking HELLP syndrome. Tong C, Mathur M. Journal of Medical Cases, July 2018

Research Trials