Dr. Toh Keng Kiat

Consultant in Haematology & Internal Medicine
​Assoc. Prof. (Practice)
FAMS, FISH, MBBS (SG) MRCP (UK), FRCP (E), FRCP (G), FRCP (LON), Physician (Haematology)

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About Dr. Toh

Language Spoken: English

Department: Haematology & Internal Medicine

Participated in Singapore’s first private cord blood bank and is the current the Medical Director of Cryoviva Singapore, a cord blood and tissue bank with activities in the Middle East, India, Thailand, Singapore and South-East Asia. Served in public health service until he started his own consultancy practice in the private sector in haematology and oncology.

 

Clinical Interests & Contributions

Due to Dr Toh’s efforts in exploring to start bone marrow transplants in Singapore in Hammersmith Hospital and Edinburgh, his group were the first to carry out 2 such transplants in Mt.Elizabeth Hospital in the private sector. Since then, Bone Marrow transplants have become commonly done in Singapore’s private sector.


His love of academic medicine has been expressed by his being a part of Monash University as Associate Professor (Practice) in the Malaysian Johor Bahru campus, actively lecturing and tutoring students in clinical medicine and is regularly an examiner at the university since 2007.


Dr Toh’s caring nature found its expression in the several Community Services he worked in. A CCC chairman, he was nominated a Member of Parliament and served from 1992 to 1994. Dr Toh was a Rotarian and led the Singapore Rotary Club in the International Rotary Convention here in 1999. He has served as a member of the Christian Brothers’ Schools Board for nearly 30 years. He received a Gold Medal for his services from Alumni Association of medical graduates in 2019 for his services. Working with clinical research organisations as a consultant, Dr Toh has published multiple medical journals regarding haematology and more.

He maintains a consultancy practice in haematology to date.

Qualifications

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Fellow, Royal College of Physicians of London

Fellow, Royal College of Physicians of Glasgow

Fellow, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

Fellow, International Society of Haematology

Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore

Member, Royal College of Physicians (UK)

Bachelor of Surgery, University of Singapore

Bachelor of Medicine, University of Singapore

1999

1996

1982

1980

1972

1972

1965

1965

Research & Publications

See my Research & Publications


PUBLICATIONS/CONFERENCES/LECTURES/CME ACTIVITIES 1. Morbidity of Silicosis in Singapore Singapore Medical Journal Vol 9 No 3, September 1968. Co-author : Prof. Khoo Oon Teik. 2. Melia Azedarach Poisoning Singapore Medical Journal Vol 10 No 1 March 1969. 3. The Present Trend of Malarial Infection in Singapore Singapore Medical Journal Vol 12 No 1 February 1971. 4. Myeloma in Singapore Proceedings 10th Singapore Malaysia Congress of Medicine 1975. Paper First presented at Comitia Dinner Meeting of Academy of Medicine. 5. Platelet Adhesiveness– A Modified Method Assay Proceedings 14th Singapore Malaysia Congress of Medicine 1979. 6. Chemotherapy of Malignant Lymphoma. Paper presented in 5th International Society of Hematology Asian Pacific Division Meeting in Manila, January 1983. 7. Intravenous Immunoglobulin in Patients with Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura XVIII Singapore-Malaysia Congress of Medicine August 1984, Singapore. 8. Low Dose Intravenous Immunoglobulin in the Treatment of Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura. Paper presented at meeting of Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh in Hong Kong, January 1985. 9. High Dose Cytosine Arabinoside in Acute Myelogenous Leukaemia Paper presented at the International Symposium on Therapy of Acute Leukaemia in Rome 1987. 10. Plasmapheresis and Guillain Barre Syndrome Paper presented at Hemonetics 12th International Apharesis Symposium, Washington D.C. 1987. 11. Recombinant Human Erythropoietin in the Treatment of MyelodysplasticSyndrome Paper presented at the 24th Congress of the International Society of Haematology in London 1992. 12. Treatment of Aplastic Anaemia with Anti-Lymphocyte Globulin (ALG) Combined Annual Scientific Meeting Chapter of Physicians and Society of Infectious Disease (Singapore), February 1994. 13. Adult Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Special Article, Singapore Medical Journal Vol 36 : 355-356, 1995. 14. Stem Cells: Body, Heal Thyself Commemorative Journal of ESAS Veterans August 2003 15. A Scientific Review of Current Application of Stem Cell Transplantation in Oncology Medical Progress Vol 30 No. 12 December 2003 16. Plenary Speaker Philippine Obstetrical And Gynecological Society (Foundation), Inc 2006 Annual Convention And 60th Anniversary Celebration Nov 14-17 2006 Manila 17. Speaker Aplastic Anemia Haematology Group – Clinical Meeting Mt Elizabeth Hospital 25 September 2008 18. Speaker Thrombophilia – Beyond Thrombosis CME Talk, Gleneagles Hospital 18 August 2010 19. Thrombosis in Asia Pacific: Are There Any Specific Characteristic Compared to Western Population The 6th Congress of Asia Pacific Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis Bali, Indonesia 13-16 October 2010 20. Circulating Tumour Cells Veridex Cell Search Training Course Strausbourg, France 25-29 June 2012 21. Thrombophilia & Neural Tube D Due to MTHFR Mutation Tripartite Academy Congress HK.SIN.MAL. 47th Singapore-Malaysia Congress of Medicine 23-24 August 2013 22. SMC20160108-3A-0012 – Antilymphocyte Globulin for prevention of Chronic GVH disease. New England Journal of Medicine 08/01/2016 23. SMC20151215-1B-0016 Optimising the use of blood transfusion Optimising the use of blood transfusion 21/01/2016 24. SMC20160217-3A-0005 England Journal of Medicine New England Journal of Medicine – Caplacizumab for Acquired Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura 17/02/2016 25. SMC20160511-3A-0027 Blood - Thrombocytopenia and Sepsis. A life threatening combination. 11/05/2016
26. SMC20160908-3A-0016 New England Journal of Medicine - CordBlood Transplantation in Patients with Minimal Residual Disease 08/09/2016
27. SMC20160830-1B-0011Principles of Immunology, it's Practice in Cancer Therapy 15/09/2016
28. The 21st Annual Congress of APBMT 2016 Enhancing Blood Stem Cell Transplantation
Academia, Singapore General Hospital Campus 28-30 October 2016
29. SMC20161024-1B-0011 Anticoagulants: Lab Monitoring & Reversal 11/11/2016 Page 7 of 8. 30. SMC20180102-3A-0020 New England Journal of Medicine - AAAV5- Factor VIII Gene Transfer in Severe Haemophilia A 02/01/2018
31. SMC20180220-3A-0029 New England Journal of Medicine - Edoxaban for Treatment of Cancer-Associated Venous Thromboembolism 20/02/2018
32. SMC20180420-1B-0037 Targeted Therapies In Lymphoma 25/05/2018
33. SMC20180503-1B-0005 Updates in Haematology 07/07/2018
34. SMC20180827-3A-0008 New England Journal of Medicine - Rivaroxaban for Thromboprophylaxis after Hospitaliztion for Medical Illness 27/08/2018
35. SMC20180905-3A-0008 New England Journal of Medicine - Emicizumab Prophylaxis in Patients who have Haemophilia A without Inhibitors 05/09/2018
36. SMC20180824-1B-0014 Critical Bleeding and Massive 14/09/2018
37. SMC20181002-3A-0074 New England Jourmal of Medicine - Rituximab plus Lenalidomide in Advanced Untreated Follicular Lymphoma 02/10/2018
38. SMC20180920-1B-0009 Diagnosis and Management of Deep Vein Thrombosis – Case Presentations 17/10/2018
39. SMC20181114-3A-0027 New England Journal of Medicine - Daratumumab for Delayed Red Cell Engraftment after Allogeneic Transplantation 14/11/2018
40. SMC20190506-3A-0006 New England Journal of Medicine - Frontiers in Medicine: Stem Cells in the Treatment of Disease 06/05/2019
41. SMC20190823-3A-0051 New England Journal of Medicine - Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia 23/08/2019