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Mount Alvernia Medical Centre
- Bsc (USA)
- MD (USA)
- MPH (Singapore) Board Certified
- Paediatrics & Paediatric Haematology-Oncology (USA)
Dr LeLe Aung is a Paediatrician and Paediatric Haematologist-Oncologist with more than 20 years’ experience in clinical practice.
She obtained her Bachelor of Science (BSc, Biology) from the State University of New York, USA, and her Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree from Meharry Medical College, USA. After completing her post-graduate training in General Paediatrics Residency (1996-1999) at the University of Minnesota, USA, Dr Aung undertook a Fellowship in Paediatric Haematology-Oncology (1999-2002) at the world-renowned Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre and Weil Cornell Medical College-New York-Presbyterian Hospital in New York, USA. In addition to her American Board Certification in General Paediatrics and Paediatric Haematology-Oncology, she is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Paediatrics. Dr Aung is accredited by the Singapore Accreditation Board in both Paediatric Medicine and Paediatric Haematology-Oncology.
Since making Singapore her home in 2006, Dr Aung is most passionate about providing holistic, evidence-based care for children in Singapore and surrounding regions who have challenging solid tumours. She has also published several studies in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Cancer, and Pediatric Blood and Cancer journals, in addition to local medical journals with a focus on childhood cancers in Singapore, namely osteosarcoma, neuroblastoma and various childhood solid tumours.
Dr Aung is committed to sharing her knowledge through teaching, having served as a clinical tutor at the National University of Singapore, Adjunct Assistant Professor at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, and also as a guest lecturer of Advanced Nursing at Ngee Ann Polytechnic.
Dr LeLe Aung accepts referrals for all blood and cancer diagnoses in children, adolescents, and young adults, with a special clinical interest in brain cancer, kidney cancer, liver cancer, neuroblastoma, and sarcoma.
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