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Dr. Seng Kok Han is currently a psychiatrist, consultant, at Nobel Psychological Wellness Centre. He obtained his basic medical degree and his Master of Medicine (Psychiatry) from the National University of Singapore (NUS). He was appointed Visiting Scholar at the Duke University Medical Center and Health System, Durham, North Carolina, USA, under the Ministry of Health (MOH) HMDP (Health Manpower Development Programme) Fellowship Programme in 2010.
He received the Public Service for the 21st Century (PS21) Distinguished Star Service Award in 2011 for achieving outstanding service excellence. He also received the Outstanding Educator Award from the Duke-NUS faculty and National Healthcare Group (NHG) Excellence Award in Teaching.
Dr Seng is experienced in treating mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder, and psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia. He also treats insomnia, anxiety and stress-related disorders, and subspecialises in Geriatric Psychiatry.
“I advocate good mental health and believe that with treatment, persons with mental illness can still enjoy a satisfying, fulfilling and meaningful life.”
Before he joined Healthway Medical, he practised Psychiatry at the Institute of Mental Health (IMH), Singapore and was the Chief of the Department of Geriatric Psychiatry, IMH.
Dr. Seng was an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore and Clinical Senior Lecturer at Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS. Additionally, he served as IMH Patient Safety Officer and was involved in quality and patient safety related committees and workgroups.
He is currently a lecturer for the Graduate Diploma in Mental Health course, a course run by Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS, and serves as a Member of the Psychiatry Exit Examinations Committee.
Dr. Seng is much sought by the community network and the media in various aspects of mental health. He is also a Member of the Singapore Medical Association.
January 23, 2019