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Dr Victor Kwok

Dr Victor Kwok from Sengkang General Hospital

Dr Victor Kwok

MBBS (NUS, Singapore), MMed

Head & Senior Consultant

Sengkang General Hospital

Specialty: Psychiatry

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Eating Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder.

Clinical Appointments

  • Head and Senior Consultant Department of Psychiatry Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital

Profile

Dr Victor Kwok is Head and Senior Consultant in the Department of Psychiatry, Sengkang General Hospital. He graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from National University of Singapore. He subsequently obtained his Master of Medicine (Psychiatry) and then his qualification as a specialist in Psychiatry.

 

He was previously the Director for the Early Intervention Program for Depression and Anxiety in Singapore General Hospital where he worked closely with patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. 

 

He has a special interest in Eating Disorders and he undertook his fellowship training in this field at Stanford Health Care, California, USA. 

Education

  • Masters in Medicine, Psychiatry, National University of Singapore (2009)
  • ​MBBS, National University of Singapore (2004)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Adjunct Instructor, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Member, National Mental Health Working Committee
  • Member, Singapore Psychiatric Association

Awards

  • Singapore Health Quality Service Award (Gold Category), 2016
  • Service with a Heart Award, 2014
  • Service with a Heart Award, 2012
  • Singapore Health Quality Service Award (Gold Category), 2012

Research Interests

Publications

  • Late- vs. early onset anorexia nervosa in Asia: Nos-ological, aetiological and therapeutic implications.  Tan Shian Ming, Victor Kwok Kah Foo, Kelly Ann Zainal, and Lee Huei Yen. International Journal of Mental Health 2017, Vol. 46, No. 3 227-242.
  • Internet and smartphone application usage in eating disorders: A descriptive study in Singapore.  Tan T, Kuek A, Goh SE, Lee EL, Kwok V. Asean Journal of Psychiatry 2016 Feb; 19-50-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2015.11.007.
  • Comprehensive psychological intervention to improve outcome in functional gastrointestinal disorder: a cohort study.  Wang YT, Victor Kwok, Tan SM, Yek MH, Ong WC, Barbier S, Ng BY. Singapore Medical Journal 2015 Jul; 56(7): 385-392.
  • Falls in a Psychiatric Unit.  ZJA Meng, PA Sim, Jon Binte Pee, Victor Kwok, Beng Yeong Ng. Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare, 2010; Volume 19, Issue 4.
  • Assessing the Quality of Care for Patients with First Episode Psychosis.  Chong S A, Vaingankar J A, Chan Y H, Victor Kwok, Jauhar N, Soo S C, Tan L, Verma. Singapore Medical Journal, Oct 2006; 47(10), 882-5.

Research Trials