Dr Kong Hwai Loong
Prior to the founding of HL Kong Medical Oncology Centre in 2005, Dr Kong Hwai Loong was Associate Professor of Medicine / Oncology at the National University of Singapore and Senior Consultant Medical Oncologist at the National University Hospital. He was also the Executive Director of Singapores Biomedical Research Council and Deputy Managing Director of the Agency for Science, Technology And Research (A*STAR).After receiving his MBBS from the National University of Singapore in 1988, Dr Kong obtained the Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine) as well as his Membership to the Royal College of Physician (United Kingdom) in 1993. He underwent postgraduate medical fellowship training at the New York Hospital – Cornell Medical Center, USA between 1995 and 1997. In 1998, he received his specialist qualification in Medical Oncology and was elected to be a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore. Dr Kong also received his Masters of Business Administration from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, in 2002. In 2004, Dr Kong was elected to be a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh). Dr. Kong has won numerous international and national awards, including the National Day Award, the Singapore Youth Award, Singapore National Academy of Science Young Scientist Award, and the American Society of Clinical Oncology Merit Award. Dr. Kong was the past Chairman of the Chapter of Medical Oncologists, Singapore, and he is the Deputy Chairman of the Ministry of Health’s Specialist Training Committee in Medical Oncology. Dr Kong specialises in the management of adult cancers, with special interests in gastrointestinal / liver cancers, breast cancers and lung cancers. His research interests include cancer targeted therapies. He has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals and has lectured widely on cancer-related topics.
- Medical Oncology
H L Kong Medical Oncology Centre