Dr. Edwin WH Thia received his MBBS from the National University of Singapore in 2000 and obtained his post graduate degrees MRCOG (UK), MMed (Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Singapore) in 2008. Thereafter, he achieved Specialist Accreditation with the Ministry of Health Singapore and with the Singapore Medical Council in 2010. He is a Fellow with the Academy of Medicine, College of Obstetricians & Gynaeologists, Singapore.
He is the former Deputy Head and Senior Consultant for the Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine and the former Head of Obstetrics Ultrasound and Prenatal Diagnosis Unit for the Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital. He is also currently a Visiting Consultant to KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital.
His clinical practice encompasses all aspects of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, including minimally invasive surgeries.
His interests are in the management of high-risk pregnancies, ultrasound assessment of the at-risk fetus, invasive prenatal diagnostic (amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling) and invasive prenatal therapeutic procedures. He has special interest in complicated pregnancies including monochorionic twins, fetal growth restrictions and fetal anomalies.
He has contributed actively towards education. He was the Chairperson of the 9th and 10th Regional MRCOG preparatory Course for all local and regional O&G trainees and was awarded the Outstanding Faculty Award – Residency in Singhealth Excels (RiSE) Awards 2015 which recognizes the top 5% Faculty nominated by the Singhealth OBGYN ACP for his commitment and contribution to Residency.
He has been a member (since 2010) and the Chairperson (since 2016) of the Scientiﬁc Committee for the Singapore ISUOG (International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology) Course. He is also a member of the local organizing committee of the 28th World ISUOG Congress to be held in Singapore in 2018.
For the delivery of quality care and excellent service to his patients, he was duly recognized with various quality service awards – 2009 National Excellence Service Silver Award, 2014 KKH Service from the Heart Awards and 2011 Singapore Health Quality Service Silver Award. He was awarded prestigious the Singapore Health Quality Service Award – Star Award in 2013.