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A/Prof Quek Swee Tian

  • Senior Consultant, Department of Diagnostic Imaging, National University Hospital
  • Group Chief, Diagnostic Imaging, National University Health System
Diagnostic Imaging/Radiology
Musculoskeletal Imaging
Special Interests:
Breast and Musculoskeletal Imaging, Oncologic Imaging


A/Prof Quek Swee Tian is Senior Consultant of the Department of Diagnostic Imaging at NUH, Clinical Director of the Breast Screen Singapore Programme at NUHS, and also serves as the Chief of Diagnostic Imaging Services at Alexandra Hospital.

A/Prof Quek graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and embarked on his Radiology training obtaining the Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists. 

He underwent further training in musculoskeletal radiology at several centres in the UK. His areas of interest are in Musculoskeletal, Oncologic and Breast Imaging. He was previously a Senior Consultant in the Department of Oncologic Imaging, National Cancer Centre Singapore and held concurrent appointments as Visiting Consultant to the Department of Surgical Oncology at the National Cancer Centre, Department of Diagnostic Radiology at the Singapore General Hospital and the Ministry of Defence Singapore. 

He is also a Clinical Advisor to NHG Diagnostics and sits on the Singapore Medical Council’s (SMC) Complaints Panel. He has published on various topics in oncologic, musculoskeletal and breast imaging.

Journals & Publications

  1. ​Impact of image reconstruction settings on Texture Features in 18F-FDG PET. Yan J, Lim JC, Loi HY, Khor LK, Sinha AK, Quek ST, Tham IW, Townsend DW. J Nucl Med. 2015 Jul 30. 
  2. A Follow-up Longitudinal Survey on a Cohort of Undergraduate Medical Students' Attitudes towards Radiology. Teo LL, Choo YS, Ong CC, Han T, Chong VF, Quek ST. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2015 Jan;44(1):29-31. 
  3. Statistical atlas-based morphological variation analysis of the asian humerus: towards consistent allometric implant positioning. Wu K, Wong KL, Ng SJ, Quek ST, Zhou B, Murphy DP, Daruwalla ZJ, Ren H. Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg. 2015 Mar;10(3):317-27. 
  4. Intra-articular and Peri-articular Tumours and Tumour Mimics- What a Clinician and Onco-imaging Radiologist Should Know. Dhanda S, Quek ST, Bathla G, Jagmohan P. Malays J Med Sci. 2014 Mar;21(2):4-19.
  5. Boutonniere deformity presented in a young male. Singbal SB, Quek ST. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2014 Apr;43(4):244-5. 
  6. Large-scale genotyping identifies a new locus at 22q13.2 associated with female breast size. Li J, Foo JN, Schoof N, Varghese JS, Fernandez-Navarro P, Gierach GL, Quek ST, Hartman M, Nord S, Kristensen VN, Pollán M, Figueroa JD, Thompson DJ, Li Y, Khor CC, Humphreys K, Liu J, Czene K, Hall P. J Med Genet. 2013 Oct;50(10):666-73.
  7. Dhanda, P. Jagmohan, Quek ST. A re-look at an old disease: A multimodality review on gout Clinical Radiology 2011 Jun 66(10): 984-992.
  8. Law YM, Quek ST, Tan PH, Wong SL. Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the breast. Singapore Med J. 2009 Jan;50(1):8-11
  9. Ngeow JY, Prakash KM, Chowbay B, Quek ST, Choo SP. Capecitabine-induced oromandibular dystonia: a case report and literature review. Acta Oncol. 2008;47(6):1161-5.
  10. Poon D, Yap SP, Mancer K, Quek ST, Soh LT. Induction chemotherapy followed by radiotherapy in Merkel-cell carcinoma. Lancet Oncol 2004;5:509-10.
  11. Kwek JW, Thng CH, Tan PH, Yuen JSP, Khoo JBK, Quek ST et al. Phased-array Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Prostate with Correlation to Radical Prostatectomy Specimens:Local Experience. Asian J Surg 2004;27(3):219-24.
  12. Quek ST, Thng CH, Khoo JBK, Koh WL. Radiologists' detection of mammographic abnormalities with and without a computer-aided detection system. Australas Radiol. 2003;47(3):257-60.
  13. Chiang SH, Quek ST. Carcinoma of the cervix :role of MR imaging. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2003;32(4):550-6.
  14. Tseng GY, Thng CH, Wong EH, Tan AG, Suman P, Quek ST et al. Breath-hold fast recovery fast spin echo versus conventional non-breath-hold fast spin echo T2-weighted MR imaging of focal liver lesions. Ann Acad Med Singapore 2003;32(4):450-4.

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow, Royal College of Radiologists, United Kingdom
  • Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore


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