Senior Consultant
Palliative Medicine
Parkway Cancer Centre

Clinic Address(es)
6A Napier Road,
Gleneagles Hospital Level 3
Singapore 258500

3 Mount Elizabeth
Mount Elizabeth Hospital Level 2
Singapore 228510
Tel: (65) 6737 0733

3 Mount Elizabeth
Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
#10-11/12, Singapore 228510
Tel: +65 6836 3665

38 Irrawaddy Road
Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
#05-43, 05-50 to 55, Singapore 329563
Tel: (65) 6684 5522

Qualifications
MBBS (Singapore), MMed (Family Med) (Singapore), Dip Palliative Med (Wales), GDAcu (Singapore), FAMS (Palliative Medicine)

Languages Spoken
Cantonese, English, Hokkien, Mandarin, Teochew

Profile
Dr Kok Jaan Yang is a Senior Consultant, Palliative Medicine at Parkway Cancer Centre.

Dr Kok is a graduate from the medical school in Singapore. He obtained his Postgraduate Diploma in Palliative Medicine from Cardiff, UK in 2002. He has also spent a year in advanced training in Palliative Medicine in Melbourne, Australia, in 2004-2005. In 2007, Dr Kok also obtained a Graduate Diploma in Acupuncture from the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Singapore, and is a Registered Acupuncturist.

Prior to joining Parkway Cancer Centre in July 2008, Dr Kok was a Consultant in Dover Park Hospice and a Visiting Consultant (Palliative Medicine) in National University Hospital Singapore.

DR Kok sat in many profession committees. He was a member of the Palliative Medicine Subspecialty Training Committee from 2007-2018, appointed by the Specialists Accreditation Board, Singapore, overseeing the training of Palliative Medicine Specialists in Singapore. From 2009 to 2019, he was as an examiner in the Exit Examinations for the Palliative Medicine Advanced Specialist Trainees in Singapore.  Dr Kok was also the Co-Programme Director of the SRS Diploma of Palliative Medicine Course with the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, from 2011 to 2013. He was the Founding Programme Director of the NUS Graduate Diploma in Palliative Medicine Course from 2014 to 2018. Dr Kok was the past chairperson of the Training and Research Committee, Singapore Hospice Council. He was also the chairman of the organizing committee of the Singapore Palliative Care Conference 2008.

Currently Dr Kok is still actively teaching Palliative Medicine in NUS Medical Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programme.