Aiming to keep his patients smiling, positive, and pro-actively improving their health, Dr Tan Pinhong treats every patient of his as sincerely and genuinely as his dearest kin. Despite the youthful exterior, Dr Tan carries a significant range of experience, from handling children illnesses in his paediatric rotations at the KKWCH and NUH, to managing elderly ailments and chronic diseases, and to treating sports-related and orthopaedic conditions. Be it a common cough, cold or flu, or something that has been bothering you for ages - Dr Tan would certainly be the one to look for in your community!
Dr Tan Pinhong currently practises at Faith Clinic (Jurong West) as one of the anchor doctors. He looks forward to each day to meeting his patients, and catching up with them by asking not just about themselves, but also their close ones and general well-being. If you are feeling down, bugged by any particular health issue, or simply have that burning question about your body, Dr Tan would be more than keen to lend a listening ear, empathise with your concerns, and clarify any doubts! Being able to help you feel, look, and get better is one of Dr Tan's most cherished entities in life!
A strong believer in doing what he preaches, Dr Tan tries his best to keep fit and healthy by playing Volleyball - both in the court and at the beach. It is his passion to empower you with healthy lifestyle habits, including a balanced diet, exercise, and most vitally, a never-dying optimism to embrace everyday's challenges!
Dr Derrick Lam
Dr Derrick Lam graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree in 2013. Having a keen interest in Family Medicine, he pursued his post graduate training and subsequently obtained his Graduate Degree in Family Medicine in 2018. He has a vast clinical experience and worked with outstanding physicians in various departments in the restructured hospitals(such as Internal Medicine, Orthopedics, Paediatrics, Geriatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Dermatology) as well as the National Healthcare Group polyclinics. His special interests include Health Promotion, Chronic Diseases, Men’s health and Dermatology.
Always smiley, he takes genuine effort to listen attentively to patient’s problems and take holistic care of them. Dr Derrick is strongly committed of making effective communication the basis of all doctor-patient interactions. He is blessed with the ability to speak English, Chinese and Dialects relatively well to be able to understand his patients' needs. His interpersonal skill is his strongest asset, both in interacting with patients and his peers. He connects very well to all types of patients, from small children to the elderly from all backgrounds.
Outside work, Dr Derrick is also musically and artistically-inclined. He used to play various musical instruments like the piano and played the clarinet for his school band. He also enjoys singing and listening to Chinese pop songs. Dr Derrick is currently a doctor-partner at Faith Healthcare(Rivervale). He enjoys giving back to the community. He is humble and committed to serve you the best he can.
Dr Ng Yau Tung
Dr Ng is a family physician who graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree in 2008. Having a keen interest in community care and family medicine, he pursued his post graduate training in the Singhealth Family Medicine Residency Programme and obtained his Master of Medicine in Family Medicine in 2016. Having worked in various departments in the restructured hospitals (such as Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, Adult and Children's Emergency, Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, General Surgery, Orthopaedics and Dermatology), Dr Ng has a wide range of clinical experience. He has also worked in the National Healthcare Group Polyclinics and Singhealth Polyclinics. The polyclinic experience has helped build up his breadth and depth of knowledge in chronic disease management in the primary care setting. Dedicated to the continuity of care in the community, Dr Ng left the public sector and went into private primary care practice in 2016. He is now the resident family physician in Faith Clinic (Yishun). Dr Ng believes that prevention is better than cure. He tells his patients that ''Healthy lifestyle with a balanced diet and regular exercise goes a long way in the prevention of chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension.'' Dr Ng loves his morning cup of coffee (with low fat milk and no more than half a tea spoon of sugar). He enjoys outdoor sports such as kayaking. He will also hit the gym for regular spinning sessions to burn the calories through high intensity interval training. Approach him if you need diet or exercise advice!
Dr Lee Hang Keong
Dedicated to providing good primary healthcare, Dr Lee has been engaged in Family Medicine Residency as his path of training since graduating from Medical School in 2009. His extensive clinical rotations in various medical and surgical departments has been a crucial and fundamental experience for family practice.
Always amiable, Dr Lee serves his patients and their loved ones with his passion and professional knowledge. He is approachable and will take the time to listen and communicate honestly with his patients. For those who know him, Dr Lee is a big advocate of health screenings and vaccinations as a means to promote community health and wellness. He is a physician who entered this profession with a love for humanity.
Growing up in Penang and being immersed in its multilingualism enables him to speak multiple dialects. He is able to converse in English, Malay, Mandarin, Hokkien, Teochew as well as Cantonese. This is essential for him to reach out to the needs of patients from various linguistic background at a very personal level. Certainly, he is also willing to share some of the awesome Penang street food that only locals know about!
Dr Lee is currently a doctor-partner at Faith Healthcare (Rivervale). He is devoted to addressing patients' healthcare needs. He holds strongly to the simple principle of developing a sustained partnership with patients in promoting wellness!
Dr David Ong
Dr David Ong’s interest in medicine started at the early age of 9. Having a mother who was a nurse exposed him to the world of medicine and this played a big part in influencing his decision to become a doctor. Dr Ong views his profession as a noble calling to make a difference in the lives of others – a purpose in life that he holds dearly.
Dr Ong graduated in 2002 from the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS). He is also a Registered Family Physician since Yr 2012. Having practised medicine at hospitals, polyclinics and private practices, Dr Ong considers his job a ministry to reach out to other people. Currently, as a doctor-partner at Faith Family Clinic, he enjoys meeting and talking to different groups of people from various walks of life. His interests lie in paediatrics, psychiatry and chronic disease management.
His earlier years of experience as a medical consultant at Ezyhealth and as a GP at a private medical group have enabled him to acquire much knowledge and skill at treating illnesses and forge good relationships with many of his patients. Dr Ong treats his patients just as he would a friend or family member, “I love talking to people and getting to know them, so most of them appreciate my sincerity and some have shown their gratitude by cooking for me and giving gifts. Some have even become my life-long friends.”
Dr Ong was also given an opportunity to do research work on gastric cancers at the National Cancer Centre. There, he co-authored a paper on gastric cancers.
Outside of work, Dr Ong has many other talents: he used to play for a rock band in his youth. He was the lead vocalist and also played the rhythm and lead guitar. On top of that, he composes music and has written scripts and piano scores for several musical dramas in church when he was younger. He also directed and sang in some of these musicals.
His family and faith keep him grounded. To Dr Ong, life’s simple pleasures are spending quality time with his family – his wife and young son. In their spare time, they play Xbox, travel and go shopping together.
Dr Lawrence Tan
Dr Lawrence is totally dedicated to medicine and the care of his patients. The good doctor has extensive medical experience in Pediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynecology and Internal Medicine with postings in major hospitals in Singapore.
During his National Service, Dr Lawrence served as Medical Officer in the Singapore Navy and thereafter in Singapore Civil Defence Force. He also spent many years to hone his skills in government polyclinics before joining Faith Medical Group in 1997.
He single-handedly established and helmed our Faith Clinic (Jurong West) for over twenty years. He is well loved by his patients. Many of his patients literally ‘grew up’ under his tender loving care: from toddlers; to teenagers; to young adulthoods; to parenthood. Currently, Dr Lawrence is taking Faith Clinic (Bedok) under his wing.
For him, seeing his patients get well is to truly rewarding. Something he loves about being a doctor despite the long hours of practice. When not saving the world one patient at a time, Dr Lawrence watches TV to relax. Like any good and caring family physician, he would tell you to look after yourself and your family.
Dr Aravind graduated in 2006 from prestigious Madras Medical College and went on to pursue his post graduate surgical training.
He has done three years of rigorous training in general surgery from Chennai and is experienced in various surgical procedures like excision of different kinds of skin lumps like lipoma, sebaceous cyst, corn foot, ganglion, incision and drainage of abscess , ear lobe repair, and toe amputations. He is trained in performing breast lumps excision, mastectomy, thyroidectomy, cholecystectomy, appendectomy, open hernioplasty, hydrocele surgery, haemorrhoidectomy, lateral sphincterotomy etc.
He completed MRCSEd from Royal College of Edinburgh in 2011.
He migrated to Singapore in 2011 and has been working in KKH Paediatric Neurosurgery, KKH Breast Surgery and SGH General Surgery before joining Faith Medical Group. He is currently a doctor-partner at Faith Clinic (Jurong West). He has always been actively involved in research and has presented in various international medical conferences and published research articles in Singapore Medical Journal.
He moved to family practice to focus his care on holistic treatment of patients. He loves to suture and has immense experience in minor office procedures and surgeries.
Dr Jeremy Tan
A very supportive father to his kids, Dr Jeremy makes time to be present in his children's activities from school to swimming. His busy practice does not stop him from being a super dad. Dr Jeremy graduated in Yr 1993 from the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS). He was originally trained in Psychiatry. But the desire to contribute to a wider community of patients made him make a switch to family medical practice.
He is also a Registered Family Physician since Yr 2012. Dr Jeremy has extensive clinical experience having undergone training in General Medicine; General Surgery; Psychological Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Psychiatry.
Dr Jeremy is an Adjunct Lecturer mentoring medical students from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (National University of Singapore). This sees him spending many dedicated hours teaching medical students. In his spare time, he goes jogging, swimming and plays badminton.
He enjoys interacting with his patients and being able help them with their afflictions in body and mind. A very blessed position that explains why he comes to work very happy. And Despite his long list of achievements and the vast number of lives he touched, Dr Jeremy remains humble and continues to learn so that he will be able to serve you better.
Dr Jeremy helms our clinic in Toa Payoh since Yr 1999. Toa Payoh is one of the oldest towns in Singapore. Its population is largely elderly. Geriatric medicine is the forte of Dr Jeremy and he spends a lot of time dealing with chronic medical conditions like hypertension, diabetes and lipid disorders.
Dr Jeremy and his team are here to help. His wealth of knowledge and experience is to your advantage when you visit Faith Clinic Toa Payoh.
Dr Jeff Tay
When parents are worried and don't know what's wrong with their kids, they take them to Dr Jeff. A busy father of two boys, Dr Jeff gets satisfaction attending to kids in his clinic. He is always amazed by their clever response knowing these kids mean what they say.
Dr Jeff graduated in 1992 from the medical school of University of Nottingham, United Kingdom. He holds a Master of Medicine (Family Medicine) from the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS) obtained in Yr 2002. He is a Member in the College of Family Physicians Singapore – a board of Family Medicine Specialists since Yr 2011.
Dr Jeff has helmed the Simei branch of Faith Medical Group since Yr 2002. Simei is a small and cozy town in the Eastern part of Singapore. Over the past ten years, Dr Jeff is a known ‘icon’ in this Simei community – providing complete medical care to the families in this region.
Just as Dr Jeff is wholly dedicated to the care of this community, the community has shown its care for Dr Jeff too: they often present him with home-cooked food; nourishing home-brewed tonics and showered him with gifts of appreciation. Jeff is a very popular doctor in the community. In spite of his busy schedule, Dr Jeff also spends time as a clinical tutor to the Department of Community, Occupational & Family Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS). This role sees him imparting his wealth of knowledge and experience to medical students understudying him over the years.
Dr Jeff’s social activism sees him elected as the President of the Singapore Asthma Society for Yr 2007 to 2008. He is also active in giving public lectures in many community events. Enjoy what you do - Dr Jeff advocates for doing what you love and being true to yourself.
Dr Ng Tsorng Chinn
All smiles and very accommodating. That is what you will remember of him. Despite his success, Dr Ng is down to earth and does not stop making developments for the medical group under his leadership. He graduated in Yr 1988 from the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS). He is also a Registered Family Physician since Yr 2012. He holds a Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine from the Academy of American Aesthetic Medicine in Yr 2007.
Dr Ng is the founder director of Faith Medical Group. He started Faith Family Clinic in Yr 1994 and spearheaded the subsequent growth of the Group.
He is a family practitioner with more than 30 years of clinical experience. His special interests are in wellness - health screening, anti-ageing management, travel medicine, education and health promotion.
If his years of practice was not mentioned here, his youthful look could be deceiving. Loaded with positive disposition, Dr Ng is a living testimony of what he can do for you - erase the trace of time on your skin!