GYN Endoscopy is an obstetrics and gynaecology practice providing the full spectrum of obstetric and gynaecological services.

In particular, we provide sub-specialty expertise in the use of gynaecological endoscopy to manage all manner of gynaecological conditions, including but not limited to endometriosis, infertility, pelvic adhesions, fibroids, ovarian cysts, and early stage gynaecological cancers.

We have a special research and surgical interest in endometriosis, a condition which may present in the form of severe dysmenorrhoea / pelvic pain, menstrual disorders, infertility or ovarian cyst.

The management of disorders in the peri- and post-menopausal woman is also one focal area of interest.

Professional integrity is the core value of our practice.



Operative Endoscopy,
Reproductive Medicine & Surgery


Academic Qualifications

Dr Loh obtained his medical degree from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1985, and his specialist qualifications from both NUS and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (London) in 1990. He was awarded a fellowship to develop in the field of advanced laparoscopic surgery with the team of Professor Bruhat in Clermont-Ferrand, France between 1994 and 1995. In 2004, he was awarded Fellowship from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist (London).

1985 - MBBS (Singapore)
1990 - MRCOG (London)
1990 - M. Med (Obstetrics & Gynaecology) (Singapore)
1994 - Diplome d'Endoscopie Operatoire en Gynecologie (France)
1995 - FAMS (Singapore)
2004 - FRCOG (London)


Overseas Fellowships

Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium) under Prof Paul Devroey for Video-Laser Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy.

1994 / 1995
Gynecologie Obstetrique Reproduction Humaine, Polyclinique de l'Hotel Dieu, Clermont Ferrand (France) under Prof Maurice Antoine Bruhat for development in Advanced Gynaecological Endoscopic Surgery.



Upon returning to Singapore in 1995, Dr Loh headed the Gynaecological Minimal Access Surgery programme at the Department of OB/GYN. He organised and conducted regular courses in Gynaecological Laparoscopic and Hysteroscopic Surgery at the National University Hospital. He also taught laparoscopic surgery and endometriosis in symposiums and congresses in the Asia-Pacific region.
In addition, Dr Loh simultaneously headed the Menopause Clinic and played a key role in many Hormone Replacement Therapy studies on menopausal women in Singapore. He was a past president of the Menopause Research Society (Singapore).


Clinical Appointments

Medical Advisory Board of Mt Elizabeth Hospital, OB/GYN Specialty Group
Mt Elizabeth Hospital, July 2005 to June 2009

Consultant in Private Practice
from July 2002 Mt Elizabeth Medical Centre, Singapore.

National University of Singapore / National University Hospital
Associate Professor 2001
Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, National University of Singapore Head, Sub-division of Gynaecological Minimal Access Surgery Head, Sub-division of Menopause Programme


Teaching faculty for courses in gynaecological minimal access surgery

Regional / International

  1. 6th Asia Pacific Congress of Endoscopic Surgery. Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA. 10th to 13th September 2003.
  2. 2nd Joint Gynaecologic Endoscopy Workshop. Organised by Dept of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of the Philippines, Philippines General Hospital. Manila, PHILIPPINES, 3rd to 5th August 2000.
  3. Laparoscopic Surgery Training Course for Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, RIPAS Hospital, BRUNEI DARUSSALAM, 27th to 29th July 2000.
  4. First Joint Gynaecologic Endoscopy Workshop. Jointly organised by Dept of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of the Philippines, Philippines General Hospital; Dept of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, National University of Singapore; & Dept of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of New South Wales, Liverpool Hospital, Australia. Manila, PHILIPPINES, 12-14th March 1999.
  5. Advanced course in Gynaecological laparoscopic surgery. Organised by University of New South Wales, Sidney, AUSTRALIA. October 1997.
  6. 2nd All Kerala Conference of Gynaecological Endoscopy. Organised by Keral Association of Gynaecological Endoscopists (KAGE) and Dept of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Medical College, Calicut, Kerala, INDIA. 14-15th June 1997.
  7. Myanmar Symposium on Medicine and Surgery for the 21st Century. Gynaecological Video-Laparoscopic Surgery Workshop at Defence Services General Hospital. Yangon, MYANMAR, 17th - 20th October 1996.
  8. Basic Gynaecological Laparoscopic Surgery Workshop. Cebu Community Hospital, Cebu City, PHILIPPPINES. 16th March 1996.
  9. Advanced Course in Endoscopic Surgery. Held at the PD Hinduja Hospital in Bombay, INDIA, under the auspices of FOGSI (Federation of Obstetrical and Gynaecological Societies of India. 16th to 20th September 1995.
  10. Workshop on Gynaecological Laparoscopic Surgery. Held at the First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat Sen University of Medical Sciences in Guangzhou, People's Republic of CHINA. 9th to 11th January 1995.
  11. Workshop on Gynaecological Endoscopic Surgery. Held at the Peking Union Medical College Hospital and The Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, People's Republic of CHINA. January 1994.
  12. Laparoscopic Surgery Courses held at CICE (Centre Internationale Chirurgie Endoscopique) Clermont Ferrand (FRANCE) held at fortnightly intervals, June 1993 to May 1994. (approximately 20 courses)


  1. 6th Course in Advanced Gynaecological Laparoscopic Surgery. National University Hospital, 6th to 9th June 2001.
  2. 5th Course in Advanced Gynaecological Laparoscopic Surgery. In conjunction with the 7th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Suntec City, 4th - 7th June 2000.
  3. Optimising Efficiency and Outcome in Laparoscopic Surgery. Presentation on “A review of multicentre trials and data analysis on complications of laparoscopic surgery” Mandarin Hotel, Singapore, 21st November 1999.
  4. 4th Course in Advanced Gynaecological Laparoscopic Surgery: Focus on Endometriosis. National University Hospital, 4th to 6th June 1999.
  5. Advanced Laparoscopy Course organised by Minimally Invasive Surgery Unit, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital. 18th – 20th March 1999. Presentation: Laparoscopic hysterectomy.
  6. 3rd Course in Advanced Gynaecological Laparoscopic Surgery. (With Videoconferencing) Organised by Dept of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, National University Hospital (Singapore), in collaboration with Polyclinique de l’Hotel Dieu, Clermont Ferrand (France). 14th to 16th May, 1998.
  7. 2nd Asian Workshop on Needlescopic Surgery. Organised by Dept of Surgery, National University Hospital (Singapore), in collaboration with ELSA. 3rd to 5th May 1998.
  8. Advanced Endoscopy Workshop. Organised by Singapore General Hospital for advanced OB/GYN trainees. 6-7th September 1997.
  9. Pre-congress Workshop on Fundamentals of Advanced Gynaecological Laparoscopic Surgery Workshop (prior to 6th International Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy [ISGE] meeting). National University Hospital, Kandang Kerbau Women’s & Children’s Hospital, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore, 13th to 16th April 1997.
  10. Advanced Gynaecological Laparoscopy, Hysteroscopy & Falloposcopy Course. Post-symposium workshop (Valedictory Symposium for Prof SS Ratnam) National University Hospital, Singapore, 18th to 21st November 1996.
  11. 2nd Course in Advanced Gynaecological Endoscopic Surgery. National University Hospital, Singapore, 16th to 18th May 1996.
  12. Pre-Congress MIS (Minimally Invasive Surgery) Workshop (2nd Singapore O&G Congress) Organised by the Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society of Singapore in collaboration with Kandang Kerbau Hospital. 6th to 8th October 1995.
  13. Advanced Course in Laparoscopic Surgery. (With Videoconferencing) Organised by the Dept of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National University Hospital, (Singapore) in collaboration with Polyclinique de l’Hotel Dieu, Clermont Ferrand (France). 18th to 21st May 1995.
  14. Advanced Course in Laparoscopic Suturing and Knotting. Organised by the Dept. of Surgery/ Minimally Invasive Surgery Centre (NUH). 5th to 7th May 1995.
  15. Advanced Endoscopic Surgery Course. Organised by Kandang Kerbau Maternity Hospital. March 1995.
  16. Basic CO2 Laser Surgery Workshop. Organised by the National University Hospital. 26th to 27th November 1994.



His publications in international journals included articles on laparoscopic surgery, surgical management of endometriosis, ovarian function, menopause management and hormone replacement therapy. His paper, ‘Ovarian Function after Laparoscopic Cystectomy for Ovarian Endometrioma’, won the best paper at the 8th Annual Congress of the ISGE in Montreal (Canada) in 1999.


Invited presentations at scientific meetings

  • Debate: Robotic Surgery Does Not Confer Additional Advantage Over Conventional Laparoscopic Surgery
    9th Singapore International Congress of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Raffles City Convention Centre, August 2013.
  • Pushing the Boundaries of Minimal Access Surgery in Private Practice
    OGSS & Asia Oceania Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Regional Meeting, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, August 2012.
  • Menopause: Endocrine disease or Aging Process (Round Table Discussant)
    8th Singapore International Congress of O&G, Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore, August 2011.
  • Conserving Ovarian Function after Laparoscopic Ovarian Cystectomy
    Pan Arab OB/GYN Exhibition and Congress, Rose Rayhaan, Dubai, April 2011.
  • Ovarian cystectomy and conservation of ovarian function
    11th Annual Congress of the Asia-Pacific Association for Gynaecologic Endoscopy and Minimally Invasive Therapy (APAGE), Capella, Singapore, September 2010.
  • Surgical Management of Ovarian Endometriosis
    1st Global Congress of Chinese Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Beijing, China, November 2007.
  • (1) Lecture: Ovarian Reserve after endometriosis surgery
    (2) Panel discussant: Adhesiolysis for chronic pain – a medico-legal dilemma
    1st Joint Meeting between Australian Gynaecological Endoscopy Society (AGES) and Asia Pacific Association of Gynaecologic Endoscopy and Minimally Invasive Therapy (APAGE). Westin, Sydney, Australia, August 2006.
  • MMS Lecture: Asian perspective and experience of menopause.
    5th Malaysian Menopause Society Congress, Sunway Lagoon Resort, Kuala Lumpur. April 2005.
  • (1) Laparoscopic management of adnexal mass
    (2) Laparoscopic excision of endometriosis
    6th Asia Pacific Congress of Endoscopic Surgery. Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. September 2003.
  • (1) Quality of Life and Sexuality amongst Post-menopausal Women in Singapore
    (2) Abnormal bleeding among Post-menopausal bleeding on HRT
    4th Malaysian Menopause Society Congress, Nikko Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. July 2003.
  • Endometriosis – Techniques In Pelvic Restorative Surgery
    4th Singapore Congress in O&G & 1st Singapore-Malaysian Conference in O&G. January 2003.
  • National Guidelines on Hormone Replacement Therapy
    4th Singapore Congress in O&G, 1st Singapore-Malaysian Conference in O&G. January 2003.
  • (1) Evaluation and Surgical Management of Endometriosis.
    (2) Updates on the Medical and Surgical Treatment of Uterine Fibroids
    Philippine Society of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. EDSA Shangri-La, Manila, Philippines, July 2002.
  • Sexuality and the Aging Female; HRT: Indications and Controversies
    7th Asian Congress of Sexology, Raffles Convention Centre, Swissotel, Singapore,
    November 2002.
  • Modern Surgical Management of Endometriosis
    Plenary session on endometriosis at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Melbourne, Australia, November 2001.
  • Modern Surgical Management of Ectopic Pregnancy
    Symposium on management of ectopic pregnancy at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Melbourne, Australia, November 2001.
  • Sexuality and the Menopause
    9th Symposium on Male and Female Sexual Dysfunction, Organised by Society for the Study of Andrology and Sexology, Singapore, November 2001.
  • Does HRT Dosage Affect Compliance, Efficacy and Safety Outcomes?
    Novo Nordisk HRT Symposium in conjunction with XVIIth Asia Oceania Congress of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Congress, Singapore July 2000.
  • Counselling Patients on Long Term Benefits and Risks on Hormone Replacement Therapy
    Consensus meeting on Guidelines for Administration of Period-Free HRT. Phuket, Thailand, November 1999.
  • Should mild or minimal endometriosis be treated
    5th Postgraduate Course in Practical Obstetrics & Gynaecology. Organised by United Doctors Medical Centre, Manila, Philippines, March 1999.
  • Macrophages and the Peritoneal Environment in Endometriosis
    Advances in Clinical Reproductive Medicine Symposium at the 3rd NUH, Faculty of Medicine, Annual Scientific Meeting, August 1999.
  • Endometriotic Cysts and Surgical Treatment
    3rd Singapore Congress in Obstetrics & Gynaecology & 4th Postgraduate Refresher Course. Organised by the O&G Society of Singapore and Chapter of O&G, Academy of Medicine, July 1998.




Laparoscopic Surgery (Journals)
Loh FH, R Cristina. Laparoscopic hysterectomy versus Abdominal hysterectomy