Dr. Quek Hong Hui Richard

Medical Oncology (Cancer)

Credentials MBBS (Singapore), MRCP (United Kingdom), FAMS (Medical Oncology)
Language English
Background

Dr Richard Quek is a Senior Consultant Medical Oncologist. He graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1997. He received his internal medicine and medical oncology training at the Singapore General Hospital and National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS). In 2008, he was awarded the Singapore Government HMDP fellowship to pursue advanced training and research in the field of soft tissue and bone sarcoma at the Dana-Farber/ Harvard Cancer Centre, Boston, USA. And in 2009, he was awarded the National Medical Research Council (NMRC) fellowship to further his research work in USA.

In additional to general medical oncology, Dr Quek has special interests in the management of sarcomas, gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST), melanomas and lymphomas. He founded the Singapore Sarcoma Consortium in 2013 and serves as the co-chair for the annual Singapore Sarcoma Symposium. Dr Quek also founded the Asian Sarcoma Consortium (ASC) in 2015 and continues to lead the ASC whose main aims are to develop sarcoma research and education across Asia.

Prior to joining Parkway Cancer Centre, he was the Deputy Head, Division of Medical Oncology at the NCCS from 2013 – 2018. During this period he also served as the Program Director of the Singhealth Medical Oncology Senior Residency Program. He has received numerous awards including Service Excellence Awards in 2004 and 2005 and the Singhealth Outstanding Educator Awards in 2013 and 2015. He has published more than 70 papers in peer-reviewed journals and continues to be actively involved in research and education.