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The Haematology Service at Sengkang General Hospital provides specialist consultation and treatment for various haematological disorders. Our team of haematologists are committed to providing the best care for patients in diagnosing and treating malignant and non-malignant haematological diseases.

Haematology is an area of medicine that deals blood related disorders. Not all haematological conditions are cancerous (malignant). There are also non-cancerous (benign) haematological conditions such as blood clot related disorders, bleeding disorders, anaemia, and many others. 

Our team of haematologists have extensive experience treating patients with all types of blood conditions which includes both benign and malignant conditions. 

Multidisciplinary Patient Care

At SKH, each patient’s care is directed by our haematologists who are ably supported by a multidisciplinary team of specialised physicians and nursing staff, as well as a full range of allied health services, including social workers, pharmacists and dietitians.

Among the many distinguishing factors of the SKH Haematology service is our location within SKH Medical Centre, which allows for a seamless transition of care in the event that other services and/or specialists are needed. Easy access to public transport and the close proximity of SKH to the neighbouring community allows patients to minimize their commute time while getting quality haematology specialist services.

Our Clinical Services

The Haematology service provides inpatient and outpatient services for a wide variety of blood related diseases, including:

  • Diagnosis and management of benign haematological disorders (see below)
  • Diagnosis and management of certain malignant haematological disorders (see below)
  • Outpatient transfusion service 
  • Outpatient anticoagulation service
  • Diagnostic bone marrow biopsy 

Our Clinics

Haematology Specialist Clinic

Our clinics are run by SMC accredited Haematologists who provide specialised care and management to patients with general Haematological disorders, coagulation disorders and haematological malignancies.

Anticoagulation Clinic

A team of specially trained pharmacists runs the clinic, which is meant to monitor patients on anticoagulants such as warfarin.


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Haematology Conditions We Treat

Our team of haematology doctors and specialists at SKH are adept at diagnosing and treating the following conditions:

General Haemotology

  • Nutritional anaemia
  • Thalassaemia and other red cell disorders
  • Autoimmune haematological disorders such as autoimmune hemolytic anaemia and immune thrombocytopenia
  • Primary and secondary bone marrow failure/ aplastic anaemia 
  • Microangiopathic hemolytic anaemia such as thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
  • Heparin induced thrombocytopenia
Thrombotic and Bleeding Disorders
*Upon establishment of diagnosis, most of the conditions can be treated in SKH. However, certain conditions such as acute leukaemia certain lymphoproliferative disorders and plasma cell dyscrasia might require patients to be referred to Singapore General Hospital (SGH) for further management. SKH Haematology team will ensure seamless transfer of care to Singapore General Hospital.

Haematology Treatments Offered

All medical care and treatments delivered at Sengkang General Hospital are tailored to suit the patient’s needs and medical conditions. Some of the medical treatments offered by our haematology department include: 

  • Blood transfusion (outpatient/inpatient)
  • Immunosuppressive therapy for immune mediated haematological conditions such as Immune thrombocytopenic purpura, haemolytic anaemia, pure red cell aplasia etc


What are some common blood disorders and diseases?

Many different blood diseases can be diagnosed and treated by our haematology team. Some of these are non-cancerous, and others are types of blood cancer. Some common examples of blood disorders include anaemia, blood clots (thromboembolism), and various blood cancers.

When does one need to consult a haematologist?

It is essential always to keep an eye on your health. If you or your loved one are experiencing recurring or commonly seen symptoms of blood disorders, you must consider consulting with a haematologist.

Why should you consider the haematology department at Sengkang General Hospital?

All members of our haematology service here at Sengkang General Hospital are highly trained and experienced in helping patients with diagnosis, treatment, and care. Our haematologists are committed to providing treatment and management plan for various blood diseases.


Our Care Team

An accurate diagnosis is crucial to developing a successful treatment plan. Our team of haematologists at SKH are known for their sub-specialised expertise in the diagnosis of various types of blood disorders.