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Dr Yap Eng Soo

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  • Senior Consultant, Division of Haematology, Department of Haematology-Oncology, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore
  • Head & Senior Consultant, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
  • Senior Consultant, FAST Programme (Get Better), Alexandra Hospital
  • Senior Consultant, Chronic Programme (Live Better), Alexandra Hospital


MBBS (NUS), M.Med (Int Med, S'pore), MRCP (UK), FRCPath (Haem)



Clinical Disciplines/Programmes:

Chronic Programme (Live Better), FAST Programme (Get Better), Laboratory Medicine

Special Interests:

Thrombosis and haemostasis, Benign haematology, Epidemiology and statistics, Medical education


Dr Yap completed his medical degree at the National University of Singapore. He then underwent further clinical training in Internal Medicine and Haematology at the National University Hospital. He obtained his fellowship from the Royal College of Pathologists (Haematology) while spending a year doing epidemiology and statistics as a researcher at the Department of Epidemiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Netherlands. His clinical interest is in the treatment of benign haematological conditions with a special focus on thrombosis and haemostasis. His research interests include coagulopathy in trauma, the epidemiological link between arterial and venous thrombosis and medical education. Dr Yap was the immediate past President of the Singapore Society of Haematology. He is passionate about medical education and is actively involved in undergraduate and post-graduate medical education. He was previously the Haematology residency programme director and is currently a core faculty member of the Medicine residency programme at the National University Hospital. He is also an Assistant Professor with the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, as well as an examiner for the National postgraduate exit examination for Haematology.

Professional Memberships

  • Member, Royal College of Physicians, UK
  • Member, Singapore Society of Haematology
  • Fellow, Royal College of Pathologists (Haematology)

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