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Dr Yang Liying

Dr Yang Liying from SGH

Dr Yang Liying



Singapore General Hospital

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Obstetrics & Gynaecology Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Adjunct Instructor, Duke-NUS Medical School


Dr Yang Liying is a Consultant in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. She graduated from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine of the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree in 2008. She completed her Master of Medicine in Obstetrics & Gynaecology in 2013 and also became a Member of the Royal College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology in the same year. She gained accreditation as a specialist in Obstetrics & Gynaecology in 2016. 

Dr Yang brings an evidence-based and patient-centric approach to clinical care. Her sub-specialty interests are in Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Perinatal Genetics, as she believes that pregnancy is a unique opportunity to provide quality care that can influence the long-term health of the family, mother and child.


  • Master of Clinical Investigation
  • Master of Medicine (National University of Singapore)
  • MBBS (National University of Singapore)
  • MRCOG (Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, UK)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Consultant, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Member, Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists
  • Clinical Faculty, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS 
  • Physician Faculty Member, SingHealth PGY1 Residency Program


  • Outstanding Faculty Award, Singhealth Residency 2017
  • Service with a Heart Award 2017
  • Healthcare Research Scholarship, Ministry of Health 2017
  • Best Oral Presentation, Singhealth/Duke NUS Scientific Congress 2010, 2012
  • Best Oral Presentation, ISUOG Outreach Course 2012 
  • SingHealth O&G Best Advanced Specialist Trainee (2014)
  • SingHealth O&G Best Basic Specialist Trainee (2013)
  • SingHealth Best Medical Officer (2011)
  • SingHealth Duke-NUS Scientific Congress, Best Oral Paper in Evidence-based Medicine (2010 & 2012)
  • SingHealth Best House Officer (2009)

Research Interests



  • Nissen Fundoplication in Paediatric Patients: 5-yr retrospective review of one centre’s experience. LY Yang, Loh DSK, Prabhakaran K. Paediatrics, Child & Adolescent Health Dec 2006; 46(3) 
  • Obstetric outcomes in women with end-stage renal failure on chronic dialysis: A review. LY Yang, EWH Thia, LK Tan. Obstet Med June 2010 3(2): 48-53.
  • Spontaneous uterine rupture secondary to recurrent haematometra from cervical stenosis. LY Yang, Kanagalingam D. Singapore Med J 2012 53(6): e114-6. 
  • Renal and obstetric outcomes in pregnancy after kidney transplantation: Twelve-year experience 
  • in a Singapore transplant centre. JL Kwek, V Tey, LY Yang, Kanagalingam D, Kee T. J Obstet Gynaecol Res 2015 41(9): 1337-44.
  • An unusual cancer involving the rectum: Two cases of localized primary peritoneal carcinoma mimicking rectal carcinoma. JSY Pang, LY Yang, GK Chew, MH Chew. Int J Colorectal Dis 2016 31(3): 717-8.
  • The Intrauterine Bigatti Shaver for Endometrial Lesions: Our Experience and Modifications. 
  • LY Yang, H Rajesh, SL Yu. Open J Obstet Gynecol 2017; 7: 1-6
  • Altered Placental Chorionic Arterial Biomechanics Properties During Intrauterine Growth Restriction. SN Saw, JH Tay, WP Yu, LY Yang, WC Tan, LK Tan, A Biswas, C Mattar, CH Yap. Nature 2018; 8. 10.1038/s41598-018-34834-5. 

Research Trials

Ongoing Research

  • Pregnancy outcomes in patients with rheumatological diseases
  • Techniques for non-invasive ovarian cancer screening using cell-free DNA