Dr Siow Woei Yun

Clinical Interest:

Female urology and incontinence surgery

Profile:

Dr Siow Woei Yun is a Urologist who graduated from NUS. Dr Siow was a Consultant in the Department of Urology at NUH, and Assistant Professor at NUS. She is currently the President of the Asian Society of Female Urology, secretary for the Society for Continence (Singapore), medical advisor to the Handicaps Welfare Association and a member of the Singapore Urology Association and also the International Urogynaecology Association.

She was awarded the Singapore Medical Association medal for graduating top in her class. After completing her specialty training in urology, she underwent fellowship training at the Universitatklinikum Carl Gustav Carus and the Deutsche Beckenboden Zentrum in Berlin, Germany. Her appointments in the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine included member of medical education committee, member of faculty assessment committee, chairman of problem based learning committee and chief convenor of final professional MBBS examinations. Dr Siow’s clinical interests include urinary tract and pelvic floor disorders in females and continence surgery in men and women. Her surgical interests include “scar-less” transvaginal surgery for urine leakage and vaginal prolapse in women, Botox treatment for sensitive/overactive bladders, and slings and artificial urinary sphincters for urine leakage in men. She also manages urine flow problems, urine leakage/incontinence, blood in urine/haematuria, urine tract infections and stone disease. She is also interested in minimally invasive treatments for prostate conditions and performs brachytherapy for prostate cancer.

Qualifications:

MBBS (S'pore), MRCS (Edin), M Med (Surg), FAMS