Dr Ting Wen Chang

MBBS (Malaya), M Med, FAMS Hematology, FRCP (Glasg)
Clinical Haematologist

“I think it is important to understand my patient’s problems and they are prepared to share them with me. I am prepared to travel on the journey with them, whatever the journey may be.”

Biography

Dr Ting received his haematology training during his fellowships at the Welsh National School in Cardiff, UK and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, USA.

Dr Ting was awarded the Federal Scholarship to study medicine at the University of Malaya and the ASEAN Fellowship in Internal Medicine at the National University of Singapore. He has been recognised for his length of service volunteering at an inner city community centre, as well as 20 years’ service to the Blood Service Group (BSG).

He contributed to the development of Singapore’s bone marrow transplantation program and was a member of the team who successfully performed the first bone marrow transplant in Singapore in 1985. He has been a member of the Haematology Resident Advisory Committee, Joint Committee on Specialist Training for the past six years.

His other current appointments include visiting specialist in haematology at BSG and Board Examiner for Haematology Exit Exam.

Affiliations & Memberships

  • Fellow of Academy of Medicine (Singapore)
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (Glasgow)

Special Interests

Dr Ting accepts referrals for all cancer types, with a special clinical interest in:
  • Lymphoproliferative disorders
  • Myeloproliferative disorders
  • thrombotic disorders

Publications

  • Inhibition of erythroid progenitor differentiation in the presence of serum from patients with metastatic bronchogenic carcinoma.Kaaba, S., Schreuder, W.O., Ting, W.C. & Jacobs, A. Experimental Haematology 1983; 11:30

  • Inhibitor or erythroid colony growth in vitro by serum from patient with disseminated bronchial cancer. Kaaba, S., Schreuder, W.O., Ting, W.C. & Jacobs, A. Experimental Haematology 1984; 12: 641-644

  • Bone marrow transplantation for haematological malignancy. Ting, W.C. & Tan, H.C. 21st Singapore-Malaysia Congress of Medicine, 1986.

  • Pulmonary Embolism: Diagnosis and Drug Treatment. Lee, L.H. & Ting, W.C. Medical Progress July 1997.

  • A Practical Guide to Ordering and Interpreting Coagulation Tests for Patients of Direct Oral Anticoagulants in Singapore. Wong WH, Ting WC, Yip CY, Sum CL, Tan CW, Lee LH, Yap ES, Kuperan P, Ng HJ. 2016 Mar;45(3):98-105.

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