Infection & Vaccination Centre (IDS@Novena) is the third clinic of the Infectious Disease Specialists ™ Group. It provides comprehensive vaccination services for a wide range of diseases including viral infections, dengue fever, tropical and parasitic infections, and tuberculosis, among others. It also manages patients, both adults and adolescents, with various medical conditions including bloodstream, bone, and joint infections, chronic fatigue syndrome, HIV/AIDS, sepsis, and infections related to impaired immunity, implants and devices, and organ transplantation, among many others.
The clinic, which is conveniently located at Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre on Irrawaddy Road, caters to Singapore residents, expatriates, and medical travellers from across the region. It features a comfortable, relaxing, and friendly environment where patients are treated with dignity, respect, and compassion. It uses advanced medical technology, industry-approved products and materials, and evidence-based techniques and methods.
The clinic’s specialists, Dr. Wong Sin Yew and Dr. Lam Mun San, both have MBBS and Masters in Internal Medicine from Singapore. They have more than 50 years of combined experience and are Fellows of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (Infectious Diseases). In addition, both serve as visiting consultants at public hospitals and continuously mentor senior residents specialising in infectious diseases in Singapore.
<p>Dr. Lam Mun San is an infectious disease specialist with more than 30 years of practice experience. She is one of the founding partners of the Infectious Disease Specialists (IDS) Group. She offers specialist inpatient services at various hospitals in Singapore, including Mount Alvernia Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Orchard, Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, and Farrer Park Hospital. </p> <p>Dr. Lam also offers outpatient services at the group’s clinics, namely Infection & Vaccination Consultants at Mount Elizabeth Orchard, Infection Vaccination Centre at Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre, and Infectious Disease Clinic at Farrer Park Medical Centre.</p> <p>She treats and manages a wide range of infectious diseases, including chikungunya fever, toxoplasmosis, human immunodeficiency virus infection, malaria, infective endocarditis, pneumonia, hepatitis, osteomyelitis, tuberculosis, meningitis, leptospirosis, brain abscess, and typhoid fever. </p> <p>Dr. Lam graduated from the National University of Singapore where she completed both her Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) in 1983 and Master of Internal Medicine in 1998. She completed her training in internal medicine at Singapore General and Tan Tock Seng Hospitals and fellowship in infectious diseases at Harvard Medical School in the United States. She obtained her membership of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom (MRCP) in 1989 and was conferred Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore (FAMS) in 1995.</p>
<p>Dr. Wong Sin Yew completed his MBBS degree (1984), Masters in Internal Medicine (1989), and advanced training in infectious diseases in Singapore. </p> <p>He currently helps to manage the Infectious Disease Specialist Group, building it into an organisation that focuses on enhancing patient care and safety. He offers inpatient care at Mt. Elizabeth Orchard, Gleneagles, Mt. Elizabeth Novena, and Farrer Park Hospitals. He also offers specialist outpatient care at IDS Group’s clinics and his clinic at Gleneagles Medical Centre. In addition, he serves on various committees at the Ministry of Health and restructured hospitals.</p> <p>Dr. Wong, who previously served as the head of the department of infectious diseases and clinical director of communicable disease centre at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, is the SMA representative on the Workplace Safety Health Council. He served two terms as an elected member of the Singapore Medical Council until November 2012.</p>