17 July 2017 | News | By BioSpectrum Bureau
Apart from its flagship AARO clinic in Gleneagles Hospital, it intends to open three new clinics in Singapore by end-August 2017.
Singapore - Singapore-based Asian American Radiation & Oncology Pte Ltd (“AARO”), one of Asia’s leading radiation oncology centres, announced the appointment of Dr. Jonathan Teh Yi Hui as Consultant. Dr. Teh, who has received multiple awards and has more than ten years of experience with the National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS), joins Dr. Daniel Tan Yat Harn, who in 2015 spearheaded the formation of AARO, a division of Australian Securities Exchange-listed Asian American Medical Group (“AAMG” or the “Group”).
AARO has grown rapidly since inception and plans to expand in Asia. Apart from its flagship AARO clinic in Gleneagles Hospital, it intends to open three new clinics in Singapore by end-August 2017. Located at Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre, Mount Alvernia Hospital and Farrer Park Hospital, the clinics will offer specialised radiation therapy treatment and clinical expertise. AARO currently also offers management and advisory services to radiation oncology units in Myanmar, and Russia.
Dr. Teh obtained his medical degree from the National University of Singapore and received further specialist radiation and clinical oncology postgraduate certification from the Academy of Medicine, Singapore and the Royal College of Radiologists, United Kingdom. He previously served as a radiation oncology consultant in NCCS for six years, as well as adjunct assistant professor at the Duke-NUS Medical School. He has also spoken and presented at numerous local and international radiotherapy and oncology meetings. AAMG is a strategic partner of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre, a US$14 billion integrated global health enterprise based in the United States. Dato’ Dr. Tan Kai Chah, Executive Chairman of AAMG and a renowned liver surgeon, said: “AARO has been growing rapidly since inception. There is a strong demand for these services in many parts of Asia and even Russia. We are pleased that Dr. Teh is able to join us on this exciting journey of growth.” AARO’s Dr. Daniel Tan said, “I am elated to have an experienced Consultant of Dr. Teh’s stature join AARO. The team, our overseas partners and our patients will all benefit from his expertise in this exciting field of medicine.”