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Dr Kwek Jin Wei from National Cancer Centre Singapore

Clin Asst Prof Kwek Jin Wei

MBBS, FRCR (UK), FAMS

Senior Consultant

National Cancer Centre Singapore

Specialty: Oncologic Imaging

Sub-specialties: Breast, Gynae-Oncology, Uro-Oncology

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Division of Oncologic Imaging National Cancer Centre SingaporeNational Cancer Centre Singapore
  • Senior Consultant Department of Diagnostic & Interventional Imaging KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Asst Professor at Duke-NUS Medical School

Profile

​Dr Kwek Jin Wei is a Senior Consultant with the Division of Oncological Imaging (DOI), National Cancer Center Singapore (NCCS). He graduated from the National University of Singapore (MBBS) in 1996. He completed his training in Diagnostic Radiology, becoming a Fellow of the Royal College of Radiology (FRCR, UK) since Apr 2001, and completed his Advanced Specialty Training in Diagnostic Radiology in Singapore in May 2003.  He was awarded a Human Manpower Development Plan Award by the Ministry of Health Singapore for Oncological Body Imaging at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA in 2004. He also obtained an Advanced Diploma in Healthcare Management and Leadership from Singapore Management University and SingHealth Institute, graduating as the Valedictorian in 2013.

He is the Deputy Director of Division of Cancer Education (DCE), Oncology ACP and is in charge of Support Development for Education Unit (SDEU). As a core faculty of the Singhealth Radiology Residency Program, and a senior clinical lecturer (NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine), he teaches medical students, radiology residents and senior residents, as well as radiology fellows attached to the Division. 

Dr Kwek’s area of interest is in oncological body imaging and he enjoys the interaction with his colleagues from medical, surgical and radiation oncology in the weekly tumour boards.

Education

  • ​MBBS
  • FRCR (UK)
  • FAMS

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

Awards

  • Educational Exhibit Award – Merit, Radiological Society of North America 99th Annual Scientific Meeting, 2013.
  • Excellent Service Award 2005 (EXSA Singapore): Silver
  • Ministry of Health HMDP (Health Manpower Development Plan) Award for Oncologic Body Imaging, 2004.

Research Interests

Publications

  • Koh TS, Ng QS, Thng CH, Kwek JW, Kozarski R, Goh V. Primary colorectal cancer: use of kinetic modeling of dynamic contrast-enhanced CT data to predict clinical outcome. Radiology. 2013 Apr;267(1):145-54. doi:10.1148/radiol.12120186. Epub 2013 Jan 7. PubMed PMID: 23297334.
  • Koh TS, Shi W, Thng CH, Kwek JW, Bisdas S, Khoo JB. Interpretation and applicability of empirical tissue enhancement metrics in dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI based on a multiple pathway model. Phys Med Biol. 2012 Aug 7;57(15):N279-94. doi: 10.1088/0031-9155/57/15/N279. Epub 2012 Jul 13. PubMed PMID: 22796722.
  • Bhosale P, Kwek JW, Iyer R, Wei W, Bassett R, Kundra V. Follow-up of known carcinoid liver metastases: is respiratory-gated t(2) fast spin-echo enough? Neuroendocrinology. 2011;93(4):241-8. doi: 10.1159/000326237. Epub 2011 Apr 7.PubMed PMID: 21474918.
  • Koh TS, Thng CH, Hartono S, Kwek JW, Khoo JB, Miyazaki K, Collins DJ, Orton MR, Leach MO, Lewington V, Koh DM. Dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI of neuroendocrine hepatic metastases: A feasibility study using a dual-input two-compartment model. Magn Reson Med. 2011 Jan;65(1):250-60. doi: 10.1002/mrm.22596. PubMed PMID: 20860001.
  • H'ng MW, Kwek JW, Liao KH, Vu CK. Cystic pancreatic lesions: a pictorial review and management approach. Singapore Med J. 2010 Aug;51(8):668-75. PubMed PMID: 20848066.
  • Kwek JW, H'ng MW, Chew SH, Tay EH. Florid polypoid endometriosis of the cervix with left ureteric obstruction: a mimic of cervical malignancy. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Aug;36(2):252-4. doi: 10.1002/uog.7635. PubMed PMID: 20455204.
  • H'ng MW, Kwek JW. Imaging appearance of severe subcapsular hepatic steatosis: mimicking hepatic embolic infarcts. Br J Radiol. 2010 May;83(989):e98-100. doi:10.1259/bjr/62944791. PubMed PMID: 20418464; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3473580.
  • Thian YL, Tan KH, Kwek JW, Wang J, Chern B, Yam KL. Leiomyomatosis peritonealis disseminata and subcutaneous myoma--a rare complication of laparoscopic myomectomy. Abdom Imaging. 2009 Mar-Apr;34(2):235-8. doi: 10.1007/s00261-008-9379-5. PubMed PMID: 18311496.
  • H'ng MW, Kwek JW, Teo CH, Cheong DM. Cystic degeneration of ductal adenocarcinoma of the pancreatic tail. Singapore Med J. 2009 Mar;50(3):e91-3. PubMed PMID: 19352559.
  • Peh WC, Koh WL, Kwek JW, Htoo MM, Tan PH. Imaging of painful solitary lesions of the sacrum. Australas Radiol. 2007 Dec;51(6):507-15. Review. PubMed PMID: 17958684.

Research Trials