MEET OUR TEAM
With our dedicated and highly-trained team comprising fertility experts, embryologists, fertility counsellors and nurses, you know you are in good hands.
Dr. Wong Pak Seng
Founder & Director
Dr Wong is a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG) and obtained his Fellowship in Infertility and Reproductive Medicine from the London Fertility Centre, United Kingdom (UK) in 2000. During the same period, he was also attached with the Royal Free Hospital (London) in Minimal Access Surgery, where he perfected his skills in hysteroscopic and laparoscopic reproductive surgery.
Upon his return from UK in 2003, he has worked in several IVF centres before founding Sunfert in 2009. He was instrumental in setting up Sunfert from ground-up. Dr. Wong was actively involved in the Obstetrical & Gynaecological Society of Malaysia and held the post of the Honorary Secretary from 2009-2011. He speaks regularly at public forums as well as at medical conferences. With more than 12 years’ experience in treating infertile couples and having performed over 3000 IVF cycles, Dr. Wong is the key driver behind Sunfert’s success and a leading opinion leader in fertility in Malaysia.
Dr. Lim Lei Jun
Dr. Lim graduated with honours from the Manipal Academy of Higher Education (India) in 1999 and proceeded with postgraduate specialization in Obstetrics and Gynaecology with the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, UK which she obtained in 2006. After 10 years of public service with the Ministry of Health (Malaysia), Dr. Lim enjoyed a thriving private practice before joining Sunfert to realise her dreams of helping couples with fertility problems. She has obtained a Certificate in Reproductive Technology from the National University of Singapore and regularly attends conferences to update her knowledge in fertility. Warm and caring, the mother of four daughters volunteers with refugee camps, outreach medical missions and free clinics for the underprivileged during her free time.
Dr. Eeson Sinthamoney
Medical Director & Fertility Specialist
Dr Eeson Sinthamoney graduated from Universiti Sains Malaysia in 1995 and furthered his training in the United Kingdom. He obtained his membership in the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and was subsequently appointed as Fellow in Reproductive Medicine at St. George’s Hospital, London where his training included fertility, recurrent miscarriages, reproductive endocrinology and menopause.
He returned to Malaysia and perfected his skills as Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in public service which led to his appointment as Hospital Ampang’s founding Head of Department for Obstetrics and Gynaecology, where he remained until 2009.
Dr Eeson furthered his sub-speciality interest in reproductive medicine in Hospital Kuala Lumpur, the Medically Assisted Conception Unit of Hospital Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia and advanced endoscopic surgical training in India. He was subsequently appointed as Fellow in Reproductive Medicine at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore. In 2011, he returned to Malaysia and was appointed as consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Hospital Kuala Lumpur until he left for private practice.
Dr. Norazlin Rosli
Dr. Norazlin Rosli is a qualified fertility specialist who graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Glasgow. She continued to obtain her postgraduate studies from the Royal College of O&Gs, UK and went on to the National University Hospital of Singapore for her postgraduate in Assisted Reproductive Techniques. Dr. Norazlin has served in several reputable state-owned hospitals in the UK and Brunei for more than 12 years before returning to Malaysia where she served as an O&G Specialist in Hospital Sungai Buloh. Currently, she is a resident Fertility Specialist at Sunfert International Fertility Centre and holds sessions at Ampang Puteri Specialist, as well as Kasih Fertility Specialist Clinic.
Dr. Sumithra Devi Valiapan
Dr. Sumithra obtained her medical degree from the University of Andalas in West Sumatra, Indonesia and was in government service when she pursued her Master of Obstetrics and Gynaecology from the University of Malaya in 2007. A recipient of the Excellence in Service Award 2008 by the Ministry of Health Malaysia, Dr. Sumithra earned her second Master’s degree in Reproductive Medicine from the University of New South Wales, Australia.
She obtained her Fellowships in Reproductive Medicine from several notable institutions locally and abroad including Fertility Associates of New Zealand and continued to practice as an Obstetrician, Gynaecologist and Fertility Specialist in Kuala Lumpur Hospital. An active presenter of her work in both national and international O&G conferences, Dr. Sumithra’s biggest joy comes from helping her patients attain parenthood.
Dr. Mak Foo Sing
Dr. Mak obtained his medical degree from Mangalore University, Karnataka State, India in 1994 and subsequently his postgraduate specialization in Obstetrics and Gynaecology with the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, UK in 1998. Dr. Mak who has been a Fertility Specialist since 2002, has vast experience in managing couples with conception difficulties. A very friendly and approachable doctor with a balanced outlook of life, he joined Sunfert in 2009 and plays a key role in maintaining Sunfert’s high success rates and excellent patient care. Apart from his daily clinical work, he is an active participant and contributor to various research, and attends international and local conferences to keep abreast of the current development in reproductive health.
Dr. Teow Kah Hock
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist
Dr. Teow graduated from University of Malaya in 1988 and obtained the Masters in Medicine (Obstetrics and Gynaecology) from the same university in 1995. Having worked in various hospitals in Malaysia, he is a very experienced obstetrician and gynaecologist specialising in women’s health. He joined Sunfert recently and concentrates on managing pregnant women for both natural and assisted conception, including high risk pregnancies. He oversees our pre-natal screening programmes, offering tests such as First Trimester Screening, Non-invasive chromosome screening, detailed structural anomaly scan and 3D/4D scans. Dr. Teow also runs our Well Woman’s clinic and manages common gynaecology problems.
Dr. Fan Poh Wah
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist
Dr. Fan obtained his medical degree from University of Malaya in 1988 and went on to pursue his Masters in Medicine (Obstetrics and Gynaecology) at the National University of Malaysia (UKM) in 1995. Years of experience and dedication in various hospitals across Peninsular Malaysia perfected his skills in obstetrics and gynaecology and subsequently, specialises in sub-fertility and minimally invasive surgeries.
Mr. Aaron Chen Jang Jih
Preimplantation Genetic Testing Scientist
Mr. Chen obtained his Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in Genetics and Molecular Biology from University of Malaya in 2007. He is an embryologist by training and in 2009, left Malaysia to pursue a fellowship in Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) with the renowned Reproductive Genetics Institute in Chicago, United States. Upon his return to Malaysia, he worked as a PGD Scientist and has been actively involved in research in genetics-related disorders especially in thalassaemia. He was part of the team who achieved Malaysia’s first pregnancy for that was screened for alpha-thalassaemia using PGD. He has completed the Doctorate (PhD) in Biomedical Science of Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya with research areas focused on mutations in thalassaemia and DNA methylation. Throughout his candidature, he has been selected to present his work in both national and international conferences, and was awarded with the Best Oral Presenter Award in Asia Pacific Congress on Human Genetic (APCGH) in 2012. Mr. Chen heads Sunfert Genetics, the research arm of Sunfert which focuses on research in pre-implantation genetic screening and diagnosis, particularly in thalassaemia using a new platform called Next Generation Sequencing (NGS).
Ms. Kit obtained her Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) of Science majoring in Biology from University Putra Malaysia in 2005. She began her career as an embryologist after having trained at the KK In-Vitro Fertilisation (KKIVF) Centre while attached to the Department of Reproductive Medicine at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore in 2006. Her extensive experience covers all aspects of Artificial Reproductive Techniques (ART) including oocyte vitrification for fertility cryopreservation and specialises in Intracytoplasmic Morphologically-selected Sperm Injection (IMSI).
One whose passion is fuelled by evolving technologies in clinical embryology, Ms. Kit takes pride of her role as Sunfert International’s lead embryologist and finds it fulfilling to be able to help couples overcome their obstacles in conceiving.
NURSES & COUNSELLORS
Sr. Catherine Chuah
Sr. Catherine is a senior state-registered nursing sister and a trained fertility counsellor with Post-Basic training in Operating Theatre Management, Malaysian Ministry of Health. She has participated in local fertility training workshops where she assisted in training other fertility counsellors. She oversees the clinical and nursing aspects of Sunfert and is instrumental in maintaining the sterility of our operating theatres. Having excellent managerial and interpersonal skills, she has developed a strong nursing and counselling team which is the backbone of Sunfert clinical services.
Mr. CT Ong
Having personally struggled with fertility issues in his first six years of marriage, Mr. Ong is no stranger to the anxiety and stress of trying to conceive. A father of three today, Mr. Ong draws from his own experience in helping couples achieve a calm, peaceful and positive attitude during the IVF treatment. He is a certified hypnotherapy practitioner specializing in fertility and was trained by Lynsi Eastburn and certified by the National Guild Hypnotists Board. Mr. Ong is also a certified life coach from Open University Malaysia and frequently handles relationship issues resulting from fertility challenges. He heads Sunfert Wellness, our fertility wellness programme which synergistically complements our fertility treatment.
Ms. Ivy Wong
Ivy Wong joined Sunfert as Centre Manager since 2012. She has over 20 years of experience in logistics and freight forwarding industries, specializing in customer service, account management and customer operations. She is in charge of the company’s finance, administration and human resources. She assists the Medical Director in managing and developing strategic human resource plans, integrating human resource management strategies and systems to achieve the overall mission, strategies, and success of the Centre.