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Dr. Lee Yeow Hian

Dr. Lee Yeow HianVerified

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Dr. Lee Yeow Hian is a fellowship-trained consultant chest, sleep, and intensive care medicine specialist with over 20 years of practice experience. He specialises in the treatment and management of patients with sleep disorders and chronic respiratory failure using both invasive and non-invasive ventilation therapies in hospital or home setting. He is a former consultant at Tan Tock Seng Hospital’s respiratory and critical care medicine department.

He graduated from Queen’s University of Belfast in 1997 with his basic medical degree. Following the completion of his basic medical training and after obtaining his membership to the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) of the United Kingdom, he joined Tan Tock Seng Hospital and Alexandra Hospital for his specialist training in respiratory and critical care medicine.

Dr. Lee was subsequently awarded the Health Manpower Development Program (HMDP) scholarship by Singapore’s Ministry of Health, allowing him to pursue his fellowship training in sleep medicine in Australia. In 2007, he obtained his Masters in Sleep Medicine at the University of Sydney and had the opportunity to work with Professor Colin Sullivan, the inventor of continuous airway pressure therapy (CPAP). Upon his return to Singapore, he was appointed a core faculty member of Tan Tock Seng Hospital’s simulation and integrated medical training advancement centre. He is now in private practice at Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre where he provides comprehensive and expert care for patients with respiratory and sleep disorders, including sleep apnoea and insomnia.

Education
  • Bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery, Queen's University Belfast, 1997
Medical training
  • Residency in pulmonary disease, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, 2001
  • Fellowship in internal medicine sleep medicine, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, 2007
  • Fellowship in internal medicine sleep medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 2010
  • Residency in internal medicine, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, 2001
  • Residency in pulmonary disease, Alexandra Hospital, 2005
Certifications
  • Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 2012
  • Royal College of Physicians, 2000
  • Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 2012
Professional Memberships
  • Singapore Thoracic Society
  • Singapore Medical Council
Languages spoken
  • Malay
  • English
  • Chinese (Simplified)
Insurance
  • Aviva
  • Fullerton Health
  • Adept Health
  • IHP
  • MHC
Affiliated Hospital
Clinics
Lee Respiratory and Sleep Clinic
Lee Respiratory and Sleep Clinic['Internal medicine', 'Pulmonary disease'] in Singapore
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The Lee Respiratory and Sleep Clinic at Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre provides specialist care for the diagnosis, treatment, and management of various respiratory and sleep conditions, ranging from chronic cough and lung cancer to snoring and sleep apnoea. The clinic is helmed by Dr. Lee Yeow Hian, a consultant chest and sleep physician and intensive care medicine specialist with over 10 years of practice experience. He completed his medical degree at the University of Belfast, medical training in the United Kingdom, and higher specialist training in respiratory and critical care medicine at Alexandra and Tan Tock Seng Hospitals in Singapore. He completed his fellowship in sleep medicine at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Woolcock Institute of Medical Research in Australia and Masters in Sleep Medicine at the University of Sydney. Prior to going into private practice, he served as a consultant for Tan Tock Seng Hospital’s department of respiratory and critical care medicine. Dr. Lee is a member of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom (MRCP) and Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore (FAMS). Clinic Highlights • Asthma • Chronic cough • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) • Excessive daytime sleepiness • Haemoptysis • Insomnia and parasomnias • Lung cancer • Pleural diseases • Pulmonary fibrosis • Pulmonary infections • Respiratory failure • Shortness of breath • Sleep apnoea syndromes • Snoring • Tuberculosis

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