Dr Ida Ismail-Pratt is an obstetrician and gynaecologist practising in Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore.
Her clinical interests are in colposcopy and cervical cancer screening and prevention.
She is an accredited colposcopist with the Society of Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology Singapore (SCCPS) and the British Society of Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (BSCCP). She is also the vice president of SCCPS.
Before joining private practice, Dr Ida was a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist in the National University Hospital (NUH) and the National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS). She was the lead colposcopist and led the gynaecology cancer screening and prevention services in both NUH and NCIS.
She helped promote HPV DNA testing as an alternative for cervical cancer screening and helped in the update of the Singapore National Cervical Cancer Screening Programme to incorportate HPV Primary Screening.
Dr Ida was also the assistant professor for National University of Singapore’s Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and the associate programme director for the NUH O&G Residency Programme.
She is active in outreach programmes such as the National Nurse Basic Cervical Smear training programme and she is an active member of the ASCCP Humanitarian Committee responsible for international outreach programmes for cervical cancer screening and prevention.