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Dr. Wong Sin Yew

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Overview

Dr. Wong Sin Yew completed his MBBS degree (1984), Masters in Internal Medicine (1989), and advanced training in infectious diseases in Singapore.

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.

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.

Education
  • Bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery, National University of Singapore, 1984
  • Master of medicine, National University of Singapore, 1989
Medical training
  • Residency in infectious disease, Singapore General Hospital, 1991
  • Residency in internal medicine, Singapore General Hospital, 1989
  • Internship in internal medicine, Singapore General Hospital, 1985
  • Fellowship in infectious disease, Stanford University, 1993
Certifications
  • Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 2002
Professional Memberships
  • Singapore Medical Council
Languages spoken
  • Mandarin
  • English
  • Malay
Insurance
  • AXA
  • Great Eastern
  • NTUC Income
Affiliated Hospital
Clinics
Infection & Vaccination Consultants
Infection & Vaccination Consultants['Internal medicine', 'Infectious disease'] in Singapore
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Infection & Vaccination Consultants (IDS@Mt E) is one of the clinics of Infectious Disease Specialists™ Group, an infectious disease specialist group practice that specialises in the investigation, treatment, and management of a wide range of infections. It also manages patients, both adults and adolescents, with infections associated with serious medical conditions such as those who have undergone organ transplantation and suffering from cancer, HIV, and sepsis, among others. The clinic serves Singapore residents, expatriates, and medical travellers. It provides high quality, personalised, comprehensive, and affordable care using advanced technology and tested methods. The clinic is helmed by, Dr. Lam Mun San, an infectious diseases specialist with unwavering commitment to medical excellence. She prioritises patient education, safety, and comfort and strives to consistently provide accurate diagnosis as well as targeted, evidence-based treatment. Dr. Lam has been practicing for over 25 years and has been in private practice for over 15 years. Her qualifications include: * MBBS (Singapore) * Masters in Internal Medicine (Singapore) * MRCP (Member of the Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom) * Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore (Infectious Diseases) She is accredited by the Ministry of Health and was a research and postdoctoral fellow in infectious diseases at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA.

Infectious Disease Partners
Infectious Disease Partners['Internal medicine', 'Infectious disease'] in Singapore
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Infectious Disease Partners was first established at Gleneagles Medical Centre in 1999. It has since expanded and now has clinics at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, Farrer Park Medical Centre (Connexion), and Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre. The clinics are a one-stop centre for the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of infections and have been involved in the management of patients with complicated medical problems, including multiple organ failure and severe sepsis as well as cancer, HIV, and transplant patients suffering from infections. The clinic’s team of specialists consists of Dr. Wong Sin Yew and Dr. Lam Mun San. Dr. Wong is an infectious disease physician with more than 15 years of experience in private practice. He has a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) and Masters in Internal Medicine (MMed) from the National University of Singapore (NUS). He was a clinical and research postdoctoral fellow in infectious diseases at Stanford University School of Medicine and Research Institute (USA) for more than two years. Prior to going into private practice, Dr. Wong served at Tan Tock Seng Hospital as head of the infectious diseases department and clinical director of communicable disease centre. He is a visiting consultant to National University and Singapore General Hospitals. Dr. Lam is an infectious diseases specialist with more than 30 years of practice experience. She completed her MBBS and Masters in Internal Medicine at NUS. She was a postdoctoral fellow in infectious diseases at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School for two years. She is a member of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom (MRCP) and Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore (FAMS).

Infectious Disease Clinic
Infectious Disease Clinic['Internal medicine', 'Infectious disease'] in Singapore
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Infectious Disease Clinic at Farrer Park Medical Centre (IDS@Farrer) is the fourth and newest specialist clinic established by the Infectious Disease Specialists ™ Group. It handles both common infections and those that are caused or related to complex medical conditions such as multiple organ failure, HIV/AIDS, and cancer. The clinic, which serves Singapore residents, expatriates, and medical travellers from regional countries, also offers pre-travel advice and comprehensive vaccinations. The clinic’s specialists are highly experienced infectious disease specialists and are accredited by the Specialist Accreditation Board, Ministry of Health and Singapore Medical Council. They are also Fellows of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (Infectious Diseases). Dr. Wong Sin Yew, the former head of Tan Tock Seng Hospital’s department of infectious diseases and clinical director of communicable disease centre, has over 25 years of practice experience and has been in private practice for over 15 years. He holds an MBBS degree and Masters in Internal Medicine from Singapore and was a clinical and research postdoctoral fellow in infectious diseases at Stanford University School of Medicine and Research Institute (United States). The clinic’s other infectious disease specialist is Dr. Lam Mun San. She also has an MBBS degree and Masters in Internal Medicine from Singapore and was a clinical and research postdoctoral fellow in infectious diseases at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA. She has over 25 years of experience and has been in private practice for over 15 years. Aside from their private practice, both specialists continue to serve as visiting consultants at public hospitals and in teaching and mentoring senior residents specialising in infectious diseases.

Infection & Vaccination Centre
Infection & Vaccination Centre['Internal medicine', 'Infectious disease'] in Singapore
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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](http://www.docdoc.com/info/condition/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.

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