Dr.Gan is a female consultant gynecologist and obstetrician based in Gleneagles Penang. With more than 30 years of experience, she is known as one of the foremost leaders in laparoscopic surgery and an IVF clinician in the region. In 1993, Dr.Gan was awarded by Jaycees (Malaysia) with the “Outstanding Young Malaysian Award”. In 2005, she was awarded by Kwong Wah Yit Poh with the “Outstanding Woman Award”. Most recently in September 2016, she was given the Penang State Award "Distinguished Conduct Medal".
Dr. Gan Kam Ling completed her basic schooling in Penang. Thereafter, she was awarded a scholarship by the Singapore government to pursue a medical degree at the University of Singapore. After my graduation, Dr. Gan worked at different hospitals in Singapore before coming back to Penang to work at the Penang General Hospital. It was there that she had my basic training in the Department of O&G (Department Of Obstetrics and Gynaecology), a busy department with 10,000 deliveries per year.
Dr. Gan Kam Ling then spent a year in the United Kingdom, initially at King’s College Hospital and subsequently at Derby City Hospital. Further postgraduate training in Gynaecological Oncology was attained at the Mayo Clinic and at the University of California (Irvine) in the United States. She was subsequently made the Head of the O & G Department in Penang General Hospital.
Dr. Gan Kam Ling joined Gleneagles Penang in 1990 and started several procedures, including laparoscopic surgery in 1992. In 2000, she was made a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists. Dr. Gan Kam Ling, in collaboration with the Melbourne Fertility Services (M), started the IVF Laboratory which is situated in the premises of Gleneagles Penang in 2000. she is currently the Executive Director of the IVF Laboratory. she is known as one of the foremost leaders in laparoscopic surgery and an IVF clinician in the region.
Despite Her hectic schedule, Dr. Gan Kam Ling enjoys active social work. She has been a volunteer for the Family Planning Association since 1982. Dr. Gan Kam Ling also a Committee Member and Hon Gynaecological Adviser & Consultant of Women’s Issues to unwed mothers at Women’s Welfare Council. In 1993, She was awarded by Jaycees (Malaysia) with the “Outstanding Young Malaysian Award” for my personal achievement. In 2005, by Kwong Wah Yit Poh with the “Outstanding Woman Award”. Most recently in September 2016, Dr. Gan Kam Ling was given the Penang State Award – Distinguished Conduct Medal for having exhibited competence & achieved praiseworthy deeds in my field of obstetrics and gynecology.
Dr. Gan Kam Ling, her patients are completely confident and well aware of the procedures, setting their expectations right. She is admired for her ethical practice and dutifulness. Her dedicated effort to improve the quality of service to her patients is extremely appreciated and exhibited in her actions. She is the personal favorite of her patients not just for the skilled doctor she is, but also for her amazing personality. Her commitment to excellence is focused on the needs of each woman throughout all stages of life.