Raffles Shield Panel Specialists

Asst Prof Leong Yiat Horng

Radiation Oncology
National University Cancer Institute
Clinic Details

National University Cancer Institute

NUH Medical Centre, Level 8 - 10. 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road. Singapore 119074 | Opening Hours: Mon – Fri: 8:30am to 5:30pm Sat: 8:30am to 12:30pm Sun & PH: Closed Tel: 6779 2826

Dr Leong Yiat Horng is a Consultant at the National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS). After obtaining his Bachelor of Engineering in 2000, he pursued medical training in Sydney, Australia and graduated from the University of Sydney (MBBS) in 2005. Integrating his knowledge in both engineering and medicine, he underwent specialist training in Radiation Oncology at NCIS. He was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists and obtained specialist accreditation in Singapore in 2015. He has vast clinical experience in both Singapore and Australia, and that includes a specialist training stint in 2014 at the Royal Perth Hospital, Australia where he honed his skills in head and neck radiotherapy.

Dr Leong’s specialty and research interests are in head and neck, gynaecological and breast cancers. He also has a keen interest in gynaecological and breast brachytherapy. He is the Principal Investigator of a current randomized controlled trial studying the role of a silicone-based cream in radiation dermatitis for head and neck cancers. His research portfolio also includes basic research on radiotherapy.

Dr Leong is actively engaged in the education of radiotherapy diploma students and undergraduate medical students and is a Clinical Mentor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS.

B.Eng (Singapore), MBBS (Australia), FRANZCR (Radiation Oncology)