Cancer Counseling Hotline
|Vietnam||Tiếng Việt English|
|Phone||+65 6473 8688|
|Fax||+65 6475 9221|
MBBS (Singapore), MMed (Family Med) (Singapore), Dip Palliative Med (Wales), GDAcu (Singapore), FAMS (Palliative Medicine)
|Languages Spoken||Cantonese, English, Hokkien, Mandarin, Teochew|
Gleneagles Hospital Level 3
6A Napier Road
Mount Elizabeth Hospital Level 2
3 Mount Elizabeth
Tel: +65 6737 0733
Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
3 Mount Elizabeth #10-11/12
Tel: +65 6836 3665
Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
38 Irrawaddy Road #05-43, 05-50 to 55
Tel: +65 6684 5522
Dr Kok Jaan Yang is a Senior Consultant, Palliative Medicine at Parkway Cancer Centre.
Dr Kok is a graduate from the medical school in Singapore. He obtained his Postgraduate Diploma in Palliative Medicine from Cardiff, UK in 2002. He has also spent a year in advanced training in Palliative Medicine in Melbourne, Australia, in 2004-2005. In 2007, Dr Kok also obtained a Graduate Diploma in Acupuncture from the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Singapore, and is a Registered Acupuncturist.
Prior to joining Parkway Cancer Centre in July 2008, Dr Kok was a Consultant in Dover Park Hospice and a Visiting Consultant (Palliative Medicine) in National University Hospital Singapore.
Dr Kok sat in many profession committees. He was a member of the Palliative Medicine Subspecialty Training Committee from 2007-2018, appointed by the Specialists Accreditation Board, Singapore, overseeing the training of Palliative Medicine Specialists in Singapore. From 2009 to 2019, he was as an examiner in the Exit Examinations for the Palliative Medicine Advanced Specialist Trainees in Singapore. Dr Kok was also the Co-Programme Director of the SRS Diploma of Palliative Medicine Course with the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, from 2011 to 2013. He was the Founding Programme Director of the NUS Graduate Diploma in Palliative Medicine Course from 2014 to 2018. Dr Kok was the past chairperson of the Training and Research Committee, Singapore Hospice Council. He was also the chairman of the organizing committee of the Singapore Palliative Care Conference 2008.
Currently Dr Kok is still actively teaching Palliative Medicine in NUS Medical Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programme.