Raffles Shield Panel Specialists

Asst Prof Samuel Ow Guan Wei

Medical 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 2801

Dr Samuel Ow is a Consultant Medical Oncologist in the Department of Haematology-Oncology, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS). He obtained his medical degree from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, where he was awarded Distinction in Medicine, the Nestle Gold Medal, and placed on the Dean’s List for his academic achievements. He received the Dean’s Award for Outstanding House Officer of his entire cohort in 2007, and obtained the Masters of Medicine (Internal Medicine) and Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (UK) on an MOHH Postgraduate Exam Scholarship in 2011. He subsequently successfully completed his specialty training in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology at NCIS where he served as Chief Registrar, and was also selected for the inaugural Singapore Chief Residency Program.

Dr Samuel Ow’s clinical and research interests are in Breast Cancer and Clinical Cancer Genetics. He received a Master of Public Heath with concentration in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health on an Academic Medicine Development Award in 2016. During his time in Baltimore, USA, he also attended sessions at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center. He is a co-investigator in several investigator-initiated and multi-national clinical trials. His research work has been published in peer-reviewed journals as well as at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting. He is an alumnus of the Clinical Cancer Genetics Community of Practice Intensive Course in Cancer Risk Assessment conducted by the City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, and currently runs the Cancer Genetics Clinic at NCIS. He also sits on the committee for the Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign at the institutional and national level, to help drive greater awareness for breast cancer screening and prevention in the general public.

DrSamuel Ow strongly believes in the importance of training the next generationof physicians. He is an Assistant Professor on the Clinician-Educator trackat the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, and is currently the AssociateProgram Director of the Medical Oncology Senior Residency Program at NCIS. Heis active in medical education at the undergraduate and postgraduate level,and has been awarded for teaching excellence. On the administrative front, DrSamuel Ow serves as Assistant Clinical Director of the Division of MedicalOncology, and is involved in improving processes to enhance clinical care incancer patients. He is an advocate for multidisciplinary collaboration, andnotably led a team from NCIS to win the Best Practice Medal (Care RedesignCategory) at the National Healthcare Innovation and Productivity Medals 2019.

MBBS, MRCP (UK), M.Med (Int Med), MPH