Dr Chia Yin Nin is currently a senior consultant gynaecologist and RANZCOG certified gynaecological oncologist at Gynaecology & Oncology Specialists, Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore. She is also the co-director of the pelvic and peritoneal group and a visiting consultant at the National Cancer Centre, Singapore, as well as a visiting consultant with KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore.
Her main area of speciality interest is in the management and treatment of gynaecological cancers namely cancers of the cervix, uterus, ovary, fallopian tubes, vulva and peritoneum; precancer gynaecological diseases; and complex pelvic surgeries including open, laparoscopic and robotic surgeries. She performed the first laparoscopic radical hysterectomy in Singapore in 2011. Her other areas of practice include management of general and benign gynaecological conditions and as well screening and prevention of gynaecological cancers.
She graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1998 with a Bachelor degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBBS). She was awarded the Hoops Medal for Distinction in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and the Singapore Medical Association Bronze medal for excellent academic achievement for the MBBS. In 2002, she obtained her specialist qualification for the Membership to the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, London and in 2008, she obtained her certification in gynaecology oncology from the Royal Australian New Zealand College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists. She also has a Diploma from Singhealth-Singapore Management University in Healthcare Management Leadership.
Dr Chia Yin Nin was previously the Deputy Head of the Department of Gynaecological Oncology as well as the Head of the Gynaecological Cancer Unit of the Department of Gynaecological Oncology, KKH. Her other past appointments include: KKH Medical Board member, Adjunct Assistant Professor with Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore and she had received numerous teaching awards for her exemplary teaching at Duke-NUS Medical School.
She is one of the founding member and council member of the Asian Society of Gynaecologic Oncology and she sits on the Editoral Board for the Journal of Gynaecologic Oncology.
Her other academic appointments include President for the Society of Colposcopy and Cytology Singapore and council member of the Gynaecology Oncology subsection of the college of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Singapore.
Dr Chia has keen research interest in the areas of gynaecological cancer and Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines, has participated in key landmark clinical trials in these disease areas, and was previously the Principle Investigator multicentre Bayer Ovarian Cancer 12007 Study.
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