Dr. Victor Kwok
Dr. Victor Kwok is a passionate medical doctor with over 16 years of experience in psychological medicine.
He set up and led the psychiatry department in a new general hospital in Singapore and established its Mood and Anxiety Clinic to raise treatment standards. He has authored hospital guidelines which were adapted at Sengkang General Hospital and Singapore General Hospital. He has also authored treatment guidelines for insomnia.
He is an expert in eating disorders and was awarded the Health Manpower Development Program Scholarship to train under Professor James Lock at Stanford Hospital. He has a special interest in mindfulness-based therapy and ran resilience programs for doctors and nurses since the start of the pandemic. He was the Co-Medical Lead for Peer Support Network for doctors in SingHealth and a member of SingHealth’s Joy At Work Taskforce.
He received a role model award for teaching from the National University of Singapore. He was adjunct Assistant Professor in both Lee Kong Chian Medical School and Duke-NUS Medical school.
He is a compassionate doctor and received several service excellence awards including ‘Singapore Health Quality Service Award” in both Star and Gold categories.
He advocates for patients and participated in a national-level ministry workgroup which trained people with psychological conditions to become healthcare workers. He is also the Chief Psychiatrist for a Singapore startup that provides support for people with psychological conditions.
He is an ardent advocate for mental health and he actively give talks to voluntary welfare organisations and corporations on mental resilience.