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Clin Asst Prof Chin Yung Ka

Clin Asst Prof Chin Yung Ka

​MBChB (Aberdeen), MRCP (UK)


Specialty: Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Sub-specialties: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy, Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS), Advanced Endoscopic Imaging

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Acute & Chronic Pancreatitis, Colon Cancer Screening, Colonic Polyps, Diagnostic & Interventional Echoendoscopy (Fine Needle Aspiration/Biopsy, Injection, Ablation, Cyst Drainage, Fiducial Placement), Functional Dyspepsia, Gastrointestinal Luminal Stenosis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Liver Cirrhosis, Pancreatic & Hepatobiliary Cancer, Pancreatic Cysts & Nodules, Reflux/Gastro Oesophageal Reflux, Subepithelial/Submucosal Lesions, Viral Hepatitis.

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Gastroenterology & Hepatology Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
  • Clinical Lecturer, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Clinical Teacher, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine


​Dr Chin Yung Ka is a Consultant with the Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology.



  • 2007 MBChB (UK)
  • 2011 MRCP (UK) 

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships


  • Gastroenterological Society of Singapore
  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy


  • 2015: Best Junior Doctor Award
  • 2015: HMDP Fellowship in Advanced Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopic Ultrasound Pancreatology to University Hospital Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

Research Interests



  • Chin YK, Khor CJL, Lim TKH, Tan DMY. A case of unusual indeterminate biliary stricture. Gastointest Endosc. 2015 Jul; 82(1): 168.

Abstracts presented at international conference:

  • Chin YK, Ngui CS, Tan DMY. Does EUS/FNA affects the management of pancreatic cyst detected on imaging? A single centre experience.  Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2013; 28 (Suppl. 3): P 1138.
  • Chin YK, Koay DSC, Ong HS, Goh YC, Khor CJL, Ngu JH. The clinical utility of Blatachford Score in patients presented with upper gastrointestinal bleeding. A pilot study. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2014; 29 (Suppl. 3): P-316.
  • Tan DMY, Tiang PC, Teh BT, Ong CK, Lim WK, Nagarajan S, Ng CYC, Lim KH, Chin YK, Khor CJL. The role of genomic profiling using EUS guided core biopsies of unresectable pancreatic neoplasia. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2014; 29 (Suppl. 3): P-507.
  • Chin YK, Khor CJL, Tan DMY. The clinical evaluation of needle-based confocal laser endomicroscopy (nCLE) in the assessment of the pancreatic cystic lesion. A pilot study. Tokyo Conference of Asian Pancreato-biliary Interventional Endoscopist 2015.

Research Trials