Our Team

Our Key Team Members

At TFC, we have assembled a talented team of medical experts with superior technical abilities. Each of our professionals is dedicated to providing patients with compassionate and personalised care. We strive to know you as an individual and not just fulfilling a service.

 

 

Dr Loh Seong Feei - Medical Director

 

Since 1 January 2012, Dr Loh Seong Feei has headed our team of embryologists, nurses and allied health professionals. Prior to joining Thomson Fertility Centre, Dr Loh held the position of Head and Senior Consultant in the Department of Reproductive Medicine at KK Women's and Children's Hospital, where he was also Director of the KKIVF Centre. 

 

Dr Loh is very experienced in caring for high-risk pregnancies. He is also one of a few surgeons in Singapore to have performed a laparoscopic or keyhole reversal of tubal ligation.

 

Dr Loh is the Chairman of the Reproductive Medicine Section of the College of O&G, Singapore. He also chairs the Ministry of Health and College of O&G joint committee for the development of clinical practice guidelines in infertility. He has also served as an Associate Professor (Adjunct) in the Duke-NUS Medical School. 

 

Dr Loh's dedication to patient care has earned him a KK Hospital “Service from the Heart” award and an Excellent Service Award (Star).

 

 


Dr Steven Teo - IVF Clinician


Prior to joining Thomson Fertility Centre, Dr Teo was a Consultant in the Department of Reproductive Medicine at KK Women's and Children's Hospital's KKIVF Centre. He was also an Associate Professor in the Duke-NUS Medical School. He specialises in advanced laparascopy to complement fertility treatment  and is actively involved in the teaching of laparascopy.

 

As an experienced IVF clinician, Dr Teo is well-versed in reproductive medicine and assisted reproductive techniques. He also specialises in general Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

 

 

Dr Marianne Hendricks - IVF Clinician

 

Dr Hendricks graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1999 before obtaining her post-graduate degree in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in London. She has been trained in the field of Reproductive Medicine and is certified by the Ministry of Health as a licensed Fertility and IVF specialist.

 

Dr Hendricks has worked in Obstetrics and Gynaecology for more than 10 years. Before entering private practice in 2012, she was a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in KK Women's and Children's Hospital, where she is accredited to perform advanced laparaoscopic and reproductive surgical procedures. She is skilled in antenatal and pregnancy care, as well as minimally-invasive treatments of various gynaecological conditions such as fibroids and ovarian cysts.

 

 

Dr Ethiraj Balaji Prasath - Chief Embryologist, IVF Laboratory


Dr Balaji spent 17 years as the Chief Embryologist at KKIVF, where he managed the IVF and Andrology labs as well as the National Sperm Bank of Singapore. He has personally performed more than 3,000 intracytoplasmic sperm injections with a clinical pregnancy rate of 40 per cent of embryos transferred.

 

Dr Balaji has trained many doctors and embryologists on IVF lab techniques, and was instrumental in achieving Singapore's first pregnancy and live birth via Laser Assisted Hatching. His more recent achievement was the world's first live birth from frozen-thawed embryos obtained after in-vitro maturation (IVM) in the lab and intracytoplasmic sperm injections of oocytes recovered from a surgically-removed cancerous ovary.

 

Taking this path to parenthood is a huge step that can affect you profoundy both emotionally and physically. Working together with our expert clinicians, our clinical psychologist can help you with all emotional aspects of your decision. Our entire team of physicians, nurses and administrative staff are honoured to support you every step of the way.