NG BANG TEEN, Singapore
Dr Ng Bang Teen is consultant anaesthesiologist at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital. He is the current chair of the hospital Blood Transfusion Committee. Apart from blood transfusion and coagulation management, his interests are wide, ranging from anaesthesia for complex major surgery, to Operating Theatre throughput and efficiency, and healthcare cluster cross-institution interaction and collaboration.
JAYANT GIRI, Singapore
Jayant is a MD – physician and MBA (in International business), He is a certified healthcare quality assessor, by Quality Council of India. He is currently pursuing a post-graduation course “Leadership in Medicine” from Harvard Medical School, Boston.
Dr. Giri has over 19 years of diverse experience, in healthcare. He’s been invited to be a speaker at several international conferences, on the topic of infection prevention & control, Hospital acquired infections, catheter related blood stream infections and sepsis, with a goal to boost awareness on best practices & generating interest for new & safe technologies. He has led the task for building critical clinical evidence for SEPSIS management, CLABSI prevention in multi-center randomized controlled studies, clinician and patients’ surveys, etc.,
Dr. Giri has been awarded with a “patients safety award” by FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry). He is a task-force member of International Federation of Infection Control (IFIC) and a founding member for Infusion Nurses Society (INS), India. He also holds a fellowship in Health Technology Assessment. He is a member of ISQUA (International Society for Quality in Health Care), SHEA (Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America) and AVAS (Australian Vascular Access Society).
Jayant has a great passion for continuous quality improvement of healthcare practices, for which he has consulted hospitals in the US, India, S. Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam & Indonesia.
Is associated with BD, as Associate Director / Clinical Services – Central South Asia & Japan
ABEY MATHEWS, Singapore
Abey is a Consultant Anaesthesiologist currently practicing in Singapore General Hospital and Sengkang General Hospital with the Department of Anaesthesiology. Having graduated from the National University of Singapore Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine in 2006, he embarked on a career in Anaesthesiology after his internship in 2007, and has not looked back. He qualified as a Specialist Anaesthesiologist in 2014, and thereafter completed a fellowship in Obstetric and Regional Anaesthesia at the Royal Infirmary Edinburgh in 2016. Having practiced as a Consultant Anaesthesiologist in SGH and SKGH since 2016, he has an interest in ultrasound guided regional anaesthesia, obstetric anaesthesia, and enhanced anaesthesia recovery in conjunction with enhanced recovery after surgery.
JUNE GOH, Singapore
Dr June Goh is a Senior Consultant in the Division of Anaesthesiology Singapore General Hospital. As member of the Core Faculty Anaesthesia Residency Programme, Adjunct Assistant Professor Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School and Clinical Lecturer in the Yong Loo Lin Medical School, June is involved in teaching both medical students and post graduate doctors. She developed and helped implement the Singapore General Hospital sedation teaching and accreditation policy.
She Chairs the Transplant Oversight Committee, the Division Welfare Committee, co-chairs the Singhealth Fundraising Gala and SGH200 formal dinner. In the SingHealth Anaesthesia ACP, June is director of Philanthropy.
She is the immediate past President of Singapore Council of Womens Organisations and ASEAN Confederation of Women’s Organisations. She also serves on the board of Yong Siew Toh Conservatory, Association of Women Doctors Singapore, National Women’s Health Committee and the DPH fundraising committee.
AVINASH GOBINDRAM, Singapore
Dr Avinash Gobindram is a senior consultant anesthetist and intensivist and has been with Changi General Hospital (CGH) since 2013. He completed a fellowship in airway management from the Royal National Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital and the University College London Hospital. Dr Avinash also has a fellowship in critical care medicine from the Royal London Hospital and is an NHS Leadership Fellow with a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Innovation and Leadership from the University of Manchester.
He has an interest in airway management, high risk surgery , preoperative assessment and sleep medicine.
JOLIN WONG, Singapore
Dr Wong Jolin is a consultant anaesthesiologist and intensivist based at Singapore General Hospital. She is the department lead in both clinical quality and infection prevention, both of which have afforded her valuable experience to cope with the new challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, she was well placed to contribute effectively in redesigning anaesthesia, operating room and intensive care workflows in order to reduce transmission risk to patients and staff and to ensure the continuity of clinical care to all. During the early days of the pandemic in 2020, she was also involved in preparing the intensive care unit for the global surge in critically ill COVID-19 patients. Her other present interests lie in developing the hospital’s rapid response systems
CHAN YEW WENG, Singapore
Dr Chan is Senior Consultant and Former Head, Department of Anaesthesiology, Singapore General Hospital.
He is currently the Director, Special Projects and Innovation in the Anaesthesiology and Perioperative Sciences’ Academic Clinical Program of the SingHealth-Duke NUS Academic Medical Center.
Dr Chan is Adjunct Assoc Professor of the Duke-NUS Medical School and Clinical Associate Professor of the National University of Singapore School of Medicine.
Dr Chan was a Past President and a Life member of the Singapore Society of Anaesthesiologists.
Dr Chan is the Chief Convenor and Congress President of the 18th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists to be held in Singapore in 2024.
His clinical interest is in the perioperative optimisation and anaesthesia management of the elderly and frail patients.
HARINDA GOONESEKERA, Singapore
Dr Harinda Goonesekera is an Anaesthetist and a Pain Management specialist who has a special interest in interventional Pain Medicine. A Senior Consultant and the Clinical lead for Pain Services in Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, he had completed his Anaesthesia and Pain Management trainings in UK, and had been a Consultant in UK prior to current positions.
He is also an invited speaker at international conferences regarding interventional pain management.
Dr Terry Pan is a senior consultant with the Department of Anaesthesia at the National University Hospital (NUH). He has keen interest in healthcare education and medical informatics, being currently involved in the Next Generation Electronic Medical Record (NGEMR) implementation project at NUH.
His clinical subspecialty interest includes general paediatrics and liver transplant anaesthesia. He is passionate about promoting education and training in liver transplant anaesthesia and has successfully developed a simulation-based training workshop (SALT – Simulation training in Anaesthesia for Liver Transplantation). He has also served as the immediate past chair of the Anaesthesia/Critical Care committee of the International Liver Transplant Society (ILTS).
TAN KIAN HIAN, Singapore
A/Prof Tan obtained his Fellowship from the Australia and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists and the Faculty of Pain Medicine, ANZCA. He is currently a Senior Consultant and Head for Department of Anaesthesiology in Singapore General Hospital. He is also a Visiting Consultant in Singapore National Eye Centre, National Dental Centre and National Cancer Centre. He is also actively involved in undergraduate education in YLL School of Medicine, National University of Singapore and Duke-NUS Medical School, as well as post-graduate education and examinations in Anaesthesiology and Pain Medicine.
LOUIS NG, Singapore
Clinical Assistant Professor Louis Ng is a consultant anaesthetist and intensivist from Singapore. He is the deputy director of the intensive care unit and leads the special blood services in Changi General Hospital Operating Theatre. He also chairs as the hospital’s Blood Transfusion Committee and recently roll out the hybrid massive transfusion protocol after successfully introducing VHA guided hemostatic resuscitation to various departments in hospital. His clinical interest include transfusion medicine, trauma, ECMO, complex and chronic ventilation
JONATHAN TAN, Singapore
Senior Consultant Anaesthetist and Intensivist currently in private practice. Former head of surgical intensive care at Tan Tock Seng Hospital. Interest in perioperative blood management and haemostasis. Previously member of inaugural National Massive Transfusion Workgroup. Established first Definitive Anaesthesia Trauma Course in Singapore. Led protocol developments for use of PCCs, ROTEM, Fibrinogen concentrates in hospitals.
LUIZ FERNANDO DOS REIS FALCÃO
Professor and vice-chair of the Discipline of Anesthesiology, Pain and Intensive Medicine, Paulista School of Medicine – Federal University of São Paulo. Chief operating officer of the Paulista Group of Associated Anesthesiologists, involved in approximately 3,500 anesthetic procedures/month. Council Member WFSA (World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists). Director of International Affairs of the Brazilian Society of Anesthesiology. Scientific Director of the São Paulo State Society of Anesthesiology. Board of Directors of the International Society of Perioperative Care for Obese Patient.
Prof Falcão has PhD in Anesthesiology, postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital and MBA in business administration.
Prof Falcão is current interesting in bariatric surgery and opioid-free/sparing techniques, pulmonary physiology, mechanical ventilation, perioperative outcome, and enhanced recovery protocols. He has published 37 scientific papers at peer-review journal, 27 books, and 178 book chapters.
TAN WAH TZE, Singapore
Wah Tze graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the National University of Singapore and became a qualified specialist in Anaesthesia in 2007.
In 2008, he moved to South Australia and worked as a Registrar in the Intensive Care Unit of the Royal Adelaide Hospital. He also spent time as a Retrieval Registrar, first in Mediflight, and then subsequently in MedSTAR.
He has keen interest in the provision of medical care in austere and resource-poor environments. He was in Afghanistan as part of the Singapore Armed Forces surgical team, working together with counterparts from the Armed Forces of the Netherlands and Australian Defence Force to treat wounded soldiers and civilians.
Currently, he is registered with the Singapore Medical Council as a specialist in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine. He divides his time between the various private hospitals in Singapore and also contributes time as Visiting Consultant to a public hospital.
SATISH KUMAR REDDY CHALLA, Singapore
Dr C Satish Reddy is a Consultant in Department of Paediatric Anaesthesia at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore. He is also an Adjunct Instructor in Duke-NUS Medical School and a Clinical Lecturer at YLL School of Medicine. He did a paediatric anaesthesia fellowship at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool. He has special interest in cardiac anaesthesia, trauma and ultrasound guided vascular access in paediatric patients.
PHILLIP TSENG, Singapore
Dr Phillip Tseng is a practicing anaesthetist since 1991 and is currently in private practice. He has a fellowship in Neuroanaesthesia from the University Hospital, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada . He is also an accredited intensive care specialist. He has held many positions in various private hospitals including being a member of a few hospital medical boards and subcommittees. He was also the president of the College of Aaesthesiologists, Academy of Medicine, Singapore from 2013 to 2015. His interests in anaesthesia include anaesthesia for the morbidly obese and anaesthesia for medical missions, having travelled to many South East Asian countries as well as Pakistan and China. He has spoken at the first International Conference on Humanitarian Medical Missions held in Singapore in 2014. He is also keenly interested in improving safety and standards in anaesthesia and has a special interest in neuromuscular block monitoring, having lectured on the topic in the last few years.
MERLE F. DELA CRUZ ODI, Singapore
Dr. Merle F. Dela Cruz-Odi is a retired Professor of Anesthesiology. On her retirement. after 40 years in the academe, she was Full-Professor 12 of the College of Medicine, University of the Philippines, Manila. For 50 years, her unwaning interest has been the pharmacology of neuromuscular blocking agents, monitoring and reversal of block.
In 1980, Dr. Odi became the youngest Chair of the Board of Examiners of the Philippine Board of Anesthesiology (PBA). For 21 years until 2019, she was Chair of the Board of Trustees.
Dr. Odi was President of the Philippine Society of Anesthesiologists in 1989 and 1990, then President of the Asian Oceanic Society of Regional Anesthesia in 1995.
On Dec. 12, 1999, Dr. Odi became the 14th Quintin J. Gomez Awardee, the highest award given to anesthesiologists by the Philippine Society of Anesthesiologists. She subsequently received the Award of Recognition for service par excellence from the Philippine Medical Association.
JOSEPH ABUEG, Singapore
Dr. Joseph Abueg trained in anesthesiology at the University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital, and completed his Masters in Clinical Education at the University of Edinburgh. As a clinical educator, he holds a fellowship from the UK Higher Education Academy. For more than a decade, Dr. Abueg has served as faculty and speaker in numerous anesthesiology scientific meetings in the region with an interest in anesthesia delivery systems, neuromuscular blocakde management and physiologic monitoring. He is currently the Regional Medical Director for Anesthesiology and Pain therapeutic area for the Asia-Pacific, Japan and China of MSD
SHARON ONG, Singapore
Dr Sharon Ong is dually accredited in Anaesthesiology and Critical Care. She was awarded a fellowship at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham focusing on Liver Transplant. She also holds the European Diploma in Intensive Care and is a Senior Consultant in the Intensive Care Medicine Department at the Singapore General Hospital and Sengkang General Hospital where she manages critically ill medical, surgical, neurosurgical, transplant and burns patients. She is currently the Head of Anaesthesiology at Sengkang General Hospital and her critical care research interests include infection control, nutrition, and education. She has authored/co-authored more than thirty publications in anaesthesiology, critical care and medical education and has international, regional, and national research collaborations and grants as a principal and co-investigator. Dr Ong is also the Associate Program Director of the Singhealth Anaesthesia Residency Program and supervises critical care training for residency. She is a fellow of the Academy of Medicine.
YIM CHIK FOO, Singapore
A qualified and practicing anaesthetist since 2002 with 16 years of subspecialized practice in obstetric anaesthesia since 2005. Completed a Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine at the Mayo Clinic, USA, in 2003 and sits on several national intensive care committees and task force. Has been involved in more than 20 years of medical education since appointed a tutor at the NUS Faculty of Medicine since 2000. Is presently appointed a National Examiner for Anaesthesiology by the MOH and participates actively as an Examiner for both Undergraduate and Post Graduate examinations.
Has been actively involved in the Singapore Formula One races in the Medical Team as well as in Medical Relief Missions abroad both as participant as well as Team Leader.
Instrumental as Vice Chairperson for World Congress of Anesthesiologists 2024 for Singapore hosting the WCA 2024.
Awarded 3 Singapore National Day Awards for various contributions in medical practice.
DELICIA SER, Singapore
Delicia is Managing Partner of Cydel Pte Ltd, an Organisational Psychology consultancy. She also pursues her lifelong passion as an Aviation Psychologist with Travcon Pte Ltd, an aerospace training consultancy.
In her career, she headed Aviation Psychology in the RSAF for nearly two decades, and developed cutting edge talent assessment tests and designed talent selection systems for pilots and other critical air vocations. She also developed mental resilience and adaptability training for elite military pilots, and was involved in performance coaching to help them reach peak performance.
Delicia also provides Crew Resource Management and Human Factors training for the aviation and other industries, and served as an aviation psychology and human factors expert on the Singapore Airlines SQ006 investigation team. She currently serves as a volunteer Inspector of Accidents with Singapore’s Transport Safety and Investigation Bureau.
JERRY TAN, Singapore
Dr Jerry Tan is a cardiothoracic Anaesthestist with a special interest in regional anaesthesia and ultrasonography. He received his Master of Medicine in anaesthesiology and is also a fellow with the Australia and New Zealand college of Anaesthestist. He possesses Masters in Clinical Ultrasound and a diploma in regional anaesthesia. He spends majority of his clinical work in both cardiothoracic and vascular surgery.
VERNON LEE, Singapore
Prof Vernon Lee is a preventive medicine physician and adjunct Professor at the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore. He is also Director of the Communicable Diseases Division at the Ministry of Health, and sits on the Council of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore.
His areas of expertise include infectious diseases epidemiology, pandemic preparedness and response, and evidence-based health policy.
He has previously worked in the WHO Office in Indonesia and WHO headquarters in Geneva, and continues to contribute to international working groups and advisory panels on infectious diseases.
A/Prof Lee graduated from medical school at the National University of Singapore. He also holds a PhD in epidemiology from the Australian National University, and the Master in Public Health and Master of Business Administration degrees from the Johns Hopkins University, USA.
VERA LIM, Singapore
Vera is a Consultant in the Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital. She co-chairs the ERAS Taskforce which oversees the implementation and sustainability of ERAS workflows. The taskforce comprises ERAS leads from surgery, nursing and allied health disciplines and have, over the last 5 years, come to appreciate the value of coordinated perioperative care.
Vera has an interest in regional anaesthesia and is also a Core Clinical Faculty Member of the NHG Anaesthesiology Residency Program.
THEODORE WONG, Singapore
Dr Ted Wong is a senior consultant anesthesiologist at the Singapore General Hospital. Born, raised and trained in Canada, after completing his neuroanesthesia fellowship in London , Ontario , Canada – he has spent the past 20+ years in Singapore gaining extensive experience in airway management for head and neck surgeries and evaluating various airway adjuncts. He heads the airway group at Singapore General Hospital and has been instrumental in evaluating and procuring airway adjuncts , formulating the airway carts and developing and stocking FONA ( front of neck access ) kits for all anesthetic sites. He is presently platform director of critical care and anesthesia workshops – SGH Surgical Skills Center , which includes the FACT workshop ( fundamental in airway and central line training ) , the advanced airway workshop – primarily teaching basic and advanced skills in fiberoptic use. He was also instrumental in starting the first National Airway Programme – and directed the inaugural NAPS course ( National Airway Programme –Singapore ) in 2018 . Dr Wong has published various articles in airway management and has given numerous talks and conducted workshops both locally and internationally on the management of difficult airways.
TAY KWANG HUI, Singapore
Dr Tay Kwang Hui is a Senior Consultant from Department of Anaesthesia in NUH. He completed Anaesthesia training in 2004 in Singapore and trained in chronic pain management at Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney, Australia in 2007. Since then, he has been part of the pain management service in NUH, running the chronic pain clinic and performing some of the pain interventions.
Dr Tay finds communications a very challenging aspect of practicing medicine hence his interest and talk today.
SIM WEN SHAN, Singapore
Dr Sim Wen Shan is currently a Consultant in the Department of Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Her current practice includes Fetal Medicine, prenatal diagnosis , obstetric ultrasound as well as peripartum and intrapartum care. She had collaborated with various subspecialties in the care and delivery of pregnant women with placenta accrete.
SHAHANI JAGDISH, Singapore
MD (Anesthesiology) from AIIMS, Delhi (1982-1984)
Worked primarily as Adult and Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiology from 1984-Till date
Working as Sr. Consultant Anesthesiologist at KKH from 2007- Till date
Special Interest : Transfusion, Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia
SERENE LIM, Singapore
Dr Serene Lim is a senior consultant and one of the founding members of the Dept of Paediatric Anaesthesia at KK women’s and children’s hospital , Singapore. She did her fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital where she subsequently developed an interest in Paediatric pain, having been inspired by Professor Charles Berde, an internationally renowned expert in that field. After setting up the Paediatric Pain Service in 1997 as well as the Paediatric Pain Link for nurses at KKH shortly after, she continues to contribute as an active member of the Department’s core group of Pain Specialists. Her interests Include holistic aspects of patient care and she holds a Diploma in Acupuncture, as well as Deep Tissue Massage.
With a special passion for Pain Management in Paediatric Oncology she brings dedication and experience to the table in the management of challenging pain patients.
SEAN LOH, Singapore
Clin Assistant Professor Sean Loh is a Consultant in the Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine in Changi General Hospital. He completed his Respiratory and Critical Care fellowship at Wake Forest Medical Center, North Carolina, USA, a key NHLBI ARDS Network hospital with close to 100 ICU beds.
He is the Associate Programme Director of Singhealth Internal Medicine Junior Residency and has a keen interest in medical education, organising workshops on Intensive Care Medicine for residents rotating through the MICU.
He is the Vice President of the Singapore Thoracic Society (STS), and in the Exco of the Society of Intensive Care Medicine (SICM) and committee of SG-ANZICS. His areas of critical care medicine interests and research include CRRT, ICU ultrasound, delirium and sedation.
RAYMOND GOY, Singapore
Associate Professor Raymond Goy graduated from NUS Medical School in 1995 and obtained his postgraduate certification (Master of Medicine Anaesthesia, Singapore as well as Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists) in 2003. He specializes in Obstetric Anaesthesia and has completed subspecialty training in King Edward Memorial Hospital, Perth Western Australia. He completed the Masters in Health Professions Education (Maastricht University) in 2017.
He is currently the Deputy Campus Director (Postgraduate Education) for KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital. He is also the Chairman of the JCST Accreditation Review Committee, which oversees the review and accreditation of all non-ACGME-I postgraduate training programs in Singapore.
Dr Goy is also author and co-author of more than thirty tier-1 and 2 international publications. His research interests include airway research, pain, innovative teaching methods and outcomes after anaesthesia and surgery. His research awards include the prestigious International Anaesthesia Research Society (IARS) poster awards, accolades from regional and local scientific conferences, Ministry of Health (Singapore) Healthcare Quality Improvement Fund and Health Science Research Awards. His Medical Education research interests include reflective learning, feedback and cognitive load in training.
RAJIVE DABAS, Singapore
Rajive Dabas was born in the UK and qualified from King’s College Hospital School of Medicine and Dentistry, London in 1994. After House Jobs in medicine and surgery and brief stints in emergency and general medicine, he commenced his anaesthesia training in 1997.
Rajive gained a National Training Number for the prestigious West Midlands rotation, during which he attained his FRCA in 2001.
From 2004-2015, he was a Consultant at City Hospital in Birmingham and subsequently moved to Singapore in the latter part of 2015 where he is now is a Senior Consultant at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital.
He has a wide variety of experience in all aspects of anaesthesia but his areas of interest are obstetrics, management of the difficult airway and teaching.
PRABHU MAHESH, United Arab Emirates
Dr Prabhu Mahesh is a Consultant in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Intensive care and Cardiothoracic ICU Director at the Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. He is an echo enthusiast and a member of the ACTACC TOE Sub-committee, EACTA TOE Committee, EACTA VAD & Transplant Committee and BSE Accreditation committee. He has been the TOE Lead for ACTACC/BSE TOE accreditation. He is also member of the BSE council.
He serves on the editorial board of Annals of Cardiac anaesthesia. His interests include Transoesophageal Echocardiography, Thoracic organ transplantation and teaching.
PATRICK WONG, New Zealand
Patrick has been a consultant anaesthetist specialising in difficult airway management at various teaching hospitals in London, Singapore and more recently in New Zealand. He has given national and international lectures, and published articles and a book chapter on difficult airway management. He also has an interest in neuromuscular drugs, reversal and monitoring.
ONG BIAUW CHI, Singapore
A/Prof Ong Biauw Chi is Senior Consultant at SGH Department of Anaesthesiology. She was the Head of Anaesthesiology, SGH from 2009 till 2014. She was Director of Patient Safety and Director of Clinical Governance till August 2015. She is actively involved in the Joint Commission International process and organizes and promotes quality improvement, safety and peer review in the hospital. She is also appointed Chairman Medical Board, Sengkang General Hospital till June
She teaches and trains undergraduates and postgraduate trainees with teaching appointments as Clinical Associate Professor with the Faculty of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School. In these roles, she is also involved in teaching patient safety and clinical quality. She was awarded the Public Administration Silver Medal in the National Day Awards, 2013 and the National Medical Excellence award for National Outstanding Clinical Quality Activist in 2014. She was awarded the Master Academic Clinicians by SingHealth & Duke-NUS 2021.
NUALA LUCAS, United Kingdom
Dr Nuala Lucas is a Consultant Anaesthetist at Northwick Park Hospital. Her major interest is obstetric anaesthesia. She has served as Honorary Secretary of the Obstetric Anaesthetists’ Association and is Chair of their Education Subcommittee. Nuala is the anaesthetic co-lead for the UK Confidential Maternal Death Enquiries (MBRRACE-UK). She is a senior editor for the International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia. She was the sole anaesthetic member of the guideline development groups for the National Institute of Health & Care Excellence guidelines for Caesarean section (2011), Intrapartum care (2014) and Twins (2019). She was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to anaesthesia during the COVID19 pandemic. Her research interests include complications of obstetric anaesthesia.
NIRANJAN CHOGLE, Northern Ireland
Dr. Niranjan Chogle is a Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia. He is based in the Ulster Hospital, Belfast, UK.
Qualifications FFPMRCA FCARCSI MD MBBS
Dr. Chogle graduated from India and underwent Anaesthesia & Cancer Pain training there. He undertook further training in the UK from 2002 till 2008. He was appointed as a Consultant in Ulster Hospital in 2008, and he continues to work there.
He underwent Advanced Pain Training in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Scotland.
Areas of interests include:
1. Palliative Cancer pain interventions
2. Pain Education at primary care levels
3. Primary Pain Disorders
4. Oro Facial Pain
He continues to work as an Airway Lead and a Head & Neck Anaesthetist in the regional maxillofacial & reconstructive surgical Unit.
NICHOLAS SADOVNIKOFF, United States of America
Dr. Sadovnikoff obtained his medical degree from Brown University in 1984. He has been on the Critical Care Anesthesia and Thoracic Anesthesia faculty at Brigham and Women’s Hospital since 1998. He is trained and board-certified in Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine and Anesthesiology, and is the Co-Director of the Surgical Intensive Care Units as well as program director of the BWH Fellowship in Anesthesiology Critical Care. He was inducted as a fellow in the American College of Critical Care Medicine (FCCM) in 2008. In 2008-9, he completed the Fellowship in Medical Ethics at Harvard Medical School. He currently serves as Co-Chair of the BWH Ethics Committee, is Associate Director of the BWH Office of Clinical Ethics and has achieved certification in Healthcare Ethics Consultation (HEC-C). He was the 2019 recipient of the Shubin-Weil Master Clinician/Teacher Award by the Society of Critical Care Medicine. He recently Co-Edited with Andrej Michalsen an international volume of articles entitled Compelling Ethical Challenges in Critical Care and Emergency Medicine. (Springer, 2020)
NELSON CHUA, Singapore
Dr Nelson Chua is a consultant anaesthesiologist in Raffles Hospital. Dr Chua currently holds dual specialist accreditation in Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine from the Ministry of Health (MOH), Singapore. He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore in 1990 and received his postgraduate Master of Medicine (Anaesthesiology) degree in 1998. Dr Chua completed his fellowship training in thoracic and vascular anaesthesia in Melbourne, Australia. Dr Chua also has a special interest in Regional Anaesthesia. He is the out-going President of the College of Anaesthesiologists, Academy of Medicine, Singapore.
MUKESH KUMAR SHAH, Singapore
Dr Mukesh Shah is a Senior Consultant, Department of Women’s Anaesthesia, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital.
He also holds clinical teaching positions, post-graduate namely, Clinical Physician Faculty member, Anaesthesiology for SingHealth Residency Program, and Adjunct Assistant Professor (SingHealth Duke-NUS Anaesthesiology & Perioperative Sciences Academic Clinical Programme) and undergraduate as Clinical Senior Lecturer (Yong Lu Lin School of Medicine NUS).
He has 14 publications in international journals (including four as first author) and 12 publications in local journals (including eight as first author).
He has been an invited speaker at local (seven) and international (four) conferences.
He has been part of the Singapore Society of Anaesthesiologists committees producing CAS Practice Guidelines for Perioperative fasting and Perioperative Hypothermia (2019), Safety Guidelines in Anaesthesia (2006) and contributed to SingHealth Anaesthesia Lectures for Non-trainee Medical Officers (2002).
MAY, UN SAM MOK, Singapore
Dr May Mok is a senior consultant anaesthetist working in Singapore General Hospital and Head of the Obstetric Anaesthetic Service in SGH. She has a strong interest in obstetric anaesthesia, patient safety, simulation and education.
Clinical and academic interest:
She set up the Anaesthetic High Risk Obstetric Clinic in SGH in 2015 aiming to improve multi-disciplinary workflow for this group of patients.
She has been a faculty for the international “Managing Obstetric Emergency and Trauma” (MOET) Course since 2009 and has been teaching and organizing team base obstetric emergency courses such as “PRactical Obstetric Multi-Professional Training” (PROMT) course in the UK and Singapore
MAVIS TEO, Singapore
Dr Mavis Teo is a Consultant Anaesthesiologist currently practicing at Singapore General Hospital. She is also part of the Neuroanaesthesia subspecialty group at SGH. She completed her fellowship in Neuroanaesthesia at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London, United Kingdom. She is also very much involved in innovation in Anaesthesia. She hopes that there will be further development in the area of functional neurosurgery, which she is also interested in.
MAUREEN CHENG, Singapore
Maureen completed medical school at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine in 2006 and obtained anaesthesia specialist qualifications in 2010. In her subspeciality training, she completed a thoracic anaesthesia and lung transplantation fellowship at Toronto General Hospital in Canada. She has also undergone further fellowship training in cardiothoracic anaesthesia at Harefield Hospital and Royal Papworth Hospital in the UK.
She worked as a locum consultant in cardiothoracic anaesthesia, intensive care and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in Royal Papworth Hospital prior to joining Singapore General Hospital.
Maureen’s interests include complex thoracic surgery, cardiothoracic transplantation and mechanical circulatory support.
DEEPAK MATHUR, Singapore
Dr Deepak Mathur received his anaesthesiology training in the UK. He worked as a Consultant Anaesthetist in the Scottish Highlands before moving to the KK Hospital, Singapore where he is currently Deputy Head and Senior Consultant in the Department of Women’s Anaesthesia.
He serves as the Academic Vice-Chair (Clinical Quality & Services) for the SingHealth and Duke-NUS Anaesthesiology and Perioperative Sciences Academic Clinical Programme.
As a clinical tutor for the Duke-NUS and YLL Schools of Medicine and core faculty and member of the Clinical Competency Committee of the SingHealth Anaesthesiology Residency Program, he is actively involved with medical education, training and examinations.
During his appointment to the MOH Acute Pain Sub-Committee, he contributed to the development of the National Guidelines for Safe Prescribing of Opioids, currently awaiting publication.
His clinical and research interests lie in obstetric anaesthesia, especially in obstetric resuscitation, and in the study of medical law and ethics.
LUKE TOH, Singapore
Dr. Luke Toh, MBBS, FRCR, MMED(D. Radio) is an Interventional Radiologist subspecializing in women’s and children’s interventions with a passion for uterine preservation, supporting the obstetrics service for cases of abnormal placentation and others with high risk of peripartum haemorrhage, and also promoting uterine artery embolization as an alternative for the management of symptomatic fibroids. He is head and senior consultant of the Interventional Radiology Service, and Deputy head of the Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging, KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital, and also visiting consultant at the Department of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Singapore General Hospital. Dr. Toh is Clinical Assistant Professor at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Department of Anatomy, NUS-YLL Medical School.
LEONG WAN LING, Singapore
Dr Leong Wan Ling is currently serving as a consultant for Women’s Anaesthesia in KK Women’s & Children Hospital, she is also the anaesthetist-in-charge for labour ward in KK Women’s & Children Hospital. Her research interests includes Obstetric Anaesthesia and Analgesia as well as Systematic reviews.
LEE SUMIN, Singapore
Sumin is a senior consultant in the Department of Paediatric Anaesthesia in KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Her professional interests are in paediatric anaesthesia, medical education, healthcare simulation and patient experience.
KUAH BOON THENG, Singapore
Ms Kuah Boon Theng is the Managing Director of Legal Clinic LLC. Appointed Senior Counsel in January 2018, she has about 30 years of experience in dispute resolution and is a domain specialist in medical and healthcare law. She has a Masters’ Degree in Medical Ethics and Law from the University of London (King’s College Centre for Medical Law and Ethics).
She was a member of the Singapore Medical Council Sentencing Guidelines Committee in 2019, and in March 2019 was also appointed the Co-Chairperson of the Ministry of Health Workgroup to Review and Enhance the Taking of Informed Consent and SMC Disciplinary Processes.
She is an adjunct lecturer in medical law and ethics with various tertiary institutions in Singapore and has been recognized for her volunteer work on the National Cancer Centre Hospital Medifund Committee and also as Honorary Legal Advisor to the Singapore Medical Association. She is currently Honorary Legal Advisor to the Academy of Medicine.
KLAUS GOERLINGER, Germany
Dr. Klaus Görlinger worked for 26 years as a Senior Consultant for Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine, and Haemostaseology at the Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Essen, Germany.
Furthermore, he worked in the Scientific Committees of the German Intensive Care Society and the European Society of Anaesthesiology and is one of the authors of the ESA Guidelines on the management of severe perioperative bleeding.
His main field of research is the development and implementation of POC-guided algorithms for perioperative bleeding management and Patient Blood Management.
Since 2012, he is the Medical Director of Tem Innovations, Munich, Germany, which belongs to the Werfen Group.
KHAIRNAR CHANDRASHEKHAR, India
Dr. Chandrashekhar D. Khairnar
Consultant Cardiac Anaesthesiologist
Shree Saibaba Heart Institute and Research Center Pvt. Ltd, Nashik
Sahyadri Superspeciality Hospital, Nashik
Nelson Children Hospital, Nashik
Conducted a live workshop on Cervical Epidural Anaesthesia (- Oct. 2005. Organised by ISA Nagpur)
Conducted first Awake CABG in Rest of Maharashtra after Mumbai, in June 2005, which was reported on E-TV.
Conducted a live workshop on Cervical Epidural Anaesthesia, August 2009, (organised by ISA Kolhapur).
Conducted first Awake MICAS ( Minimal invasive coronary artery surgery) in 2015, using Cervical Epidural Anaesthesia in India. Reported in Times of India and Zee 24 taas.
JOSEPH F. ANSWINE, United States of America
Joseph (Joe) Answine grew up and continues to live in Pennsylvania, United States. He received a bachelors degree in Biology at Washington and Jefferson College (Washington, Pa.) and a degree in Medicine at the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine (Hershey, Pa.). His anesthesia training was also at Penn State (Chief Resident – 1993). Joe is a long-time partner in a greater than 50 member single specialty group (Riverside Anesthesia Associates) covering a large hospital system and numerous free standing surgical centers in south central Pennsylvania, as well as an active clinical associate professor of anesthesiology in the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at Penn State (The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center). He currently sits on two state and two national medical boards; the Pennsylvania Society of Anesthesiologists (executive committee member / Pennsylvania alternate director to the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) / Delegate to the ASA), the Dauphin County Medical Society (president-elect), the American Society of Anesthesiologists (alternate director for Pennsylvania), and the American Society of Anesthesiology Technicians and Technologists (liaison to the ASA). Joe has also been a trustee on the Pennsylvania Medical Society board and is an examiner for the American board of Anesthesiology.
Joe’s areas of interest are anesthesia for bariatrics and complex anesthesia care. He has published articles on numerous subjects especially medical advocacy, and has had the opportunity to speak regionally, nationally and internationally on topics ranging from clinical anesthesia care, anesthesia pharmacology as well as medical advocacy.
Joe’ s other interests include martial arts, long distance running, and acting as support person for his wife’s never-ending quest to keep their three adult children on the correct course through their young lives.
Dr. Answine prefers to be called “Joe” at all levels of interaction if possible.
GYORGY FRENDL, United States of America
I am a clinician educator and translational researcher in anesthesiology and critical care. I am the Research Director at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Surgical Intensive Care Unit. Over the past 5 years, we have participated in over 10 clinical trials (3 COVID).
One of our current work is defining the contribution of sarcopenia to outcomes after esophagectomies, using artificial intelligence-based analysis of chest and abdominal CTs. This approach is applicable to all surgeries and their outcomes.
We developed a large research patient database allowing ongoing outcomes research for thoracic surgical patients (at the BWH Lung Center). In collaboration with MIT data scientists, the BWH infection control program and groups at Emory and Cedar Sinai, I we are developing an AI-based risk prediction algorithm for the prevention of C. diff. colitis.
Nationally, I was the Chair of the ASA Subcommittee for Critical Care Abstract Review and a member for 9 years. I am a member of the ASA Committee on Academic Anesthesiology and the ASA Critical Care Education Committee. I was invited to serve as the Chair of the National Guideline Development Task Force for The American Association for Thoracic Surgery for the prevention and management of perioperative atrial fibrillation, published in 2014. I have been serving as a member of the FAER/ASA Committee on Research for 11 years. I was a member of the Soc. of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) President’s Task Force for Simulation, charged with creating national standards for simulation in critical care.
GERALDINE CHEONG, Singapore
Dr Geraldine Cheong, a senior consultant anaesthesiologist in KTPH, developed her interest in RA during training. She obtained the European Diploma of RA and Pain Management in 2018 and completed a one-year fellowship in Regional Anaesthesia and Pain in Toronto in 2020. She is currently the RA and APS lead in KTPH, as well as Fellowship Director for the KTPH RA Fellowship
FARIDA ITHNIN, Singapore
Dr Ithnin is currently a Senior Consultant in the Department of Women’s Anaesthesia, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore.
Her main interest is obstetric anaesthesia, being actively involved in the clinical, educational, research and management aspects of the specialty for many years. Her scholarly activities are focused on medical education and clinical research in the field of obstetric anaesthesia. She is currently the Associate Program Director for SingHealth Anaesthesiology Residency Program and Director, Mentoring Programme for Anaesthesiology & Perioperative Sciences Academic Clinical Program. Through her role as an educator, she has lead the obstetric anaesthesia training to provide supervision, guidance and support to the residents and fellows in achieving their competency and expected outcome. In addition, she has conducted High Risk Obstetric Workshop at local, regional and international level. She is part of a steering group to set up mentoring program for Anaesthesia ACP.
DEEPAK JOSEPH, Singapore
Dr Deepak Joseph is a Senior Consultant in Anaesthesia with Ng Teng Fong General Hospital(NTFGH), Singapore. He is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor with the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. He is an alumnus of St John’s Medical College, India. After higher training in Birmingham School of Anaesthesia, UK he started his career as a Consultant in Intensive Care. He then moved to University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA as an attending Vascular Anaesthetist. He also worked in New Zealand before his current position in Singapore.
Dr Deepak’s areas of interest include Regional Anaesthesia, Difficult Airway management, Innovation and Medical Education.
Dr Deepak is the organizing chair for SARC 2021.
DEBORAH KHOO, Singapore
Deborah is a consultant anaesthesiologist from the Department of Anaesthesia of the National University Hospital,. Her special interests lie in difficult airway management, teaching, and equipment updates.
DAPHNE KOH, Singapore
Dr Koh is a long serving member of Singapore General Hospital’s division of anaesthesiology and perioperative medicine having joined after receiving her specialist degrees in the last century. She has served in many capacities over the years and is now a senior consultant in the department of comprehensive anaesthesia.
CLAUDIA TIEN, Singapore
Dr Claudia Tien is an anesthesiologist and intensive care physician at Singapore General Hospital. She completed her residency in Singapore and did her Intensive Care Medicine fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in the United States. She also completed her master’s in public health at the TH Chan School of Public Health at Harvard University.
Dr Claudia’s clinical interests are In Hospital Cardiac Arrest management and Anesthesia for complex cases. She have supported the Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy program at SGH for the last 2 years.
My other interests are global health and improving access to care in middle- and low-income countries. Outside of work, I enjoy gardening and running before work.
CHRISTOPHER LIU, Singapore
Christopher Liu is currently a consultant at the Division of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Singapore General Hospital. He completed his anesthesiology training as a Singhealth resident in 2016 and a fellowship in interventional pain management at the University of Toronto in 2017. He has an interest in ultrasound guided regional anesthesia as well as interventional pain procedures. He has also served as a faculty at conferences, regional anesthesia and interventional pain workshops.
CHONG SHANG YEE , Singapore
Dr Chong Shang Yee is a consultant anaesthetist in Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, with a subspecialty interest in Neuroanaesthesia.
BRYAN NG, Singapore
Dr Bryan Ng is a Senior Consultant and Head of the Department of Anaesthesia at the National University Hospital and an Assistant Professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore.
His dual subspecialty interests include high risk pregnancies and perioperative medicine. He has formulated departmental guidelines on perioperative management for various medical conditions. He believes in patient-centric care, shared decision making and has produced patient information leaflets and videos to help patients and their loved ones make informed decisions regarding their anaesthetic options. He is passionate about living and working in a sustainable manner
BEATRICE LIM, Singapore
Dr Beatrice Lim is an anaesthesiologist in Tan Tock Seng Hospital. She has special interest in neuroanaesthesia and medical education. She has completed a neuroanaesthesia fellowship in Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney and she is currently the Associate Program Director for the Anaesthesiology Residency program in National Healthcare Group.
ASHISH RANJAN SATAPATHY, Singapore
A graduate from India, Dr Ashish Ranjan Satapathy- MBBS, D.A., FRCA, EDRA, completed his PG Diploma in Anaesthesia at KMC Manipal, where he was awarded the Gold Medal for being the best outgoing student of his batch.
Dr Satapathy then went to U.K and completed the coveted RCoA anaesthesia training programme. During training he discovered his passion for UGRA and took a year out to pursue an RA fellowship programme at Ninewells Hospital, Dundee. During this year he presented and published his research in peer reviewed journals and also cleared the EDRA exams.
In his first appointment as a Consultant Anaesthetist at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, Dr Satapathy, contributed immensely to RA training in his hospital and the Scottish RA training Programme.
Currently Dr Satapathy is working Singapore where he continues his passion for teaching and training in USRA and is the Acute pain and RA lead at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, NUHS
ANIL PATEL, United Kingdom
Professor Anil Patel was appointed consultant anaesthetist in 1999 at The Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital, University College London Hospitals, and honorary senior lecturer at University College London. He is Difficult Airway Society professor of anaes-thesia and airway management.
Anil has anaesthetised over 6,000 patients for laryngeal and tracheal procedures. His in-terests include jet ventilation, emergency airway management, airway stenosis, phono-surgery, videolaryngoscopy, flexible laryngeal mask airways in ENT procedures, difficult airway management for head and neck cancer patients, and THRIVE.
Anil was president of the Difficult Airway Society from 2015–2018. He is the author of over 130 publications, 3,000 citations and 25 book chapters. He has been an invited speaker to over 100 national meetings in 38 countries.
ANDREW ROSCOE, Singapore
Andrew completed medical school at the University of Liverpool in 1995 and undertook his anaesthesia specialist training in Leicester, U.K.
He completed fellowships in both cardiac and thoracic anaesthesia in U.K. and Canada.
He previously worked as Assistant Professor in Anaesthesia at Toronto General Hospital and as a Consultant in the Department of Anaesthesia at Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, U.K.
Andrew’s interests include perioperative transoesophageal echocardiography, cardiothoracic transplantation and mechanical circulatory support.
AARON LEE, Singapore
Dr Lee is a Senior Consultant with the Department of Anaesthesiology, Singapore General Hospital. After completing his specialist training in Anaesthesiology in Singapore, he underwent fellowship training in neuroanaesthesia at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney, Australia. He has special interests in medical informatics and neuroanaesthesia. He is also appointed as Chief Medical Informatics Officer at Sengkang General Hospital.
VICTORIA ELEY, Australia
A/Prof Eley completed her PhD in the anaesthetic care of the obese parturient in 2017 and is current supervisor to three PhD anaesthetists. She is engaged in the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists as a member of the Research Committee and Quality and Safety Committee and was Chair of the Obstetric Anaesthesia SIG from 2016-2020. She contributes to research support and planning at the institutional level, has 35 peer-reviewed publications with broad interdisciplinary collaborations and regularly presents original research at national conferences. In 2021 she commenced a four-year Metro North Clinician Research Fellowship to undertake clinical and laboratory projects exploring antibiotics and the microbiome in maternity care.
TI LIAN KAH, Singapore
Dr Ti Lian Kah is the Director of Cardiac Anaesthesia in the Department of Anaesthesia, NUHS and a tenured Associate Professor in NUS.
Dr Ti graduated from NUS and completed his cardiac anaesthesia fellowship at Duke University, USA. He has published extensively on risk factors and outcomes after cardiac surgery, on delirium, acute kidney injury, and atrial fibrillation. His current research is in the fields of neurocognitive ageing and postoperative neurological outcomes.
Dr Ti currently serves on the boards of the Asian-Australasian Regional Section and the Scientific Committee of the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists. He is also the Co-Scientific Chair for the Planning Committee of the 18th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists, to be held in Singapore in 2024. He is a Past President of both the College of Anaesthesiologists Singapore and the Singapore Society of Anaesthesiologists.
SNG BAN LEONG, Singapore
Ban Leong Sng is the Head and Senior Consultant at the Department of Women’s Anaesthesia at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital and Academic Vice Chair (Research) in the Singhealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre Anaesthesiology and Perioperative Sciences Academic Clinical Program. He is an Associate Professor at the Duke-NUS Medical School and has attained several national level research grants. Ban Leong is a Core Faculty with the Singhealth Anaesthesiology Residency Program (SHARP). His research interests include postsurgical and childbirth pain, pain and psychological vulnerability factors associated with childbirth and developing innovative vasopressor, epidural and intravenous analgesia delivery systems.
SANDEEP MUTHA, India
Sandeep Mutha received his MD (anesthesiology) from BJMC Pune University in 1994, He has started practice as a consulting anesthesiologist from January 1995. since May 1995, he is working as a cardiac anaesthesologist till present day at Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune. Since August 1995, he is a consultant anaesthesiologist at Poona Hospital & Research Center in Pune.
NGIAM KEE YUAN, Singapore
A/Prof Ngiam Kee Yuan is the Group Chief Technology Officer at the National University Health System (NUHS) Singapore overseeing technology deployment in the Western Healthcare Cluster of Singapore. In his role he assists the Chief Executive to implement new technologies throughout NUHS and serves as the Chief Advisor to the Centre for Innovation in Healthcare in NUHS.
A/Prof Ngiam is concurrently the Deputy Chief Medical Information Officer at the NUHS with a special focus on Artificial Intelligence research and information technology implementation in healthcare.
In his capacity as Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine NUS, A/Prof Ngiam engages in research into endocrine and metabolic surgery as well as artificial intelligence applications in healthcare.
A/Prof Ngiam promotes interdisciplinary collaboration throughout the National University of Singapore campus, particularly between the schools of medicine, engineering and computer science for various healthcare applications. He was awarded the ExxonMobil-NUS Research Fellowship for Clinicians in 2007 and numerous teaching awards for his work in research and education.
LIM MING JIAN, Singapore
Dr Lim Ming Jian is an Associate Consultant from Kandang Kerbau Women’s and Children’s Hospital Department of Women’s Anaesthesia. He obtained his MBBS from Monash University (Australia), followed by Master of Medicine (Anaesthesiology) from the National University of Singapore and completed his training under the SingHealth Anaesthesiology Residency Program in 2019. In KK Hospital, he is the co-lead of the departmental labour epidural analgesia services and is part of the Anaesthesiology ACP-Residency Quality Improvement Committee. His research interests are in obstetric related pain, obstetric neuraxial anaesthesia and analgesia, and post-dural puncture headache. He was awarded the CEO Patient Safety Award in 2019, and the Anaesthesiology ACP Pilot Research Grant in 2019 and 2020.
LIE SUI AN, Singapore
Dr Lie Sui An is currently employed as Consultant with the Department of Surgical Intensive Care under Division of Anaesthesiology, Singapore General Hospital. He obtained his medical degree from the National University of Singapore in 2007 and became a member of the Royal College of Physicians (UK) in 2013. He then underwent anaesthesiology residency training, going on to be certified as a specialist in Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine in 2017 and 2018 respectively. Subsequent to specialist accreditation, Dr Lie went on to complete Anaesthesiology Critical Care Fellowship at the renowned Brigham and Women’s Hospital, teaching hospital affiliated to Harvard Medical School (Boston, MA, USA)
LEE SHU YING, Singapore
Dr Lee Shu Ying is a paediatric anaesthetist at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore. She is also a Clinical lecturer at YLL School of Medicine, Duke’s/NUS Clinical Adjunct Assist Professor and SingHealth Residency Clinical Physician Faculty.
She completed her paediatric anaesthesia fellowship, with a focus on ultrasound-guided blocks at Alderhey Children’s Hospital, UK, and obtained the European Diploma in Regional Anaesthesia & Pain Therapy in 2012.
She is an advocate for and teaches ultrasound-guided regional blocks in children. Her other research interests include peri-operative temperature management.
JOHN C JOHN, United Kingdom
Dr J C John is a Consultant Anaesthetist from Robert Jones and Agnest Hunt Orthopaedic Foundation Trust in UK.
Dr John was awarded the Robert Jones medal in 2021 from the British Orthopaedic Association. In the same year, he was awarded the Presidents medal British society of Orthopedic anesthetists. Dr John is also a finalist in the leadership category BMJ awards in 2013.
HO YING CI, Singapore
Dr Ho Ying Ci is a Consultant Anaesthesiologist in the Department of Anaesthesiology, Division of Anaesthesia, Singapore General Hospital.
She received her MBBS in 2009 and her MMed (Anaesthesiology) in 2014 from Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University Singapore. She is also a fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore.
Dr Ho is trained in liver transplant anaesthesia and takes a special interest in anaesthesia for hepatopancreatobiliary surgery. In 2017, she completed her liver transplant anaesthesia fellowship in Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.
EILEEN LEW, Singapore
Dr Eileen Lew graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1996 and obtained her anaesthesiology accreditation in 2004. She is Chair of the Division of Clinical Support Services at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital and a Senior Consultant in the Department of Women’s Anaesthesia. She is also the Campus Director of Medical Innovation and Care Transformation at KKH.
Dr Lew was awarded the KKH Fellowship in Perioperative Medicine at the University of Washington Medical Center and was responsible for setting up an outpatient preanaesthesia evaluation clinic that facilitated an increase in same-day-admission surgeries. She assumed headship in Women’s Anaesthesia from 2012-2017 and served as Chair of Hospital Transfusion Committee (2010-2019) during which she worked to improve patient blood management, including the initiation of an obstetric cell salvage service and massive transfusion protocol. Her past and current interests include mobile health technologies and IOT, management of anaemia in obstetrics and acquisition of epidural procedural skills by novel residents. She has co-authored three book chapters and published in areas of obstetric analgesia and anaesthesia and computerised health assessment.
Dr Lew is committed to advancing medical education as Clinical Senior Lecturer of Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Core Faculty of SingHealth Anaesthesiology Residency Programme and member of the Master of Medicine Examination Committee (NUS). She was awarded the SingHealth Outstanding Faculty RiSE Award in 2015
EDWIN SEET, Singapore
Dr Edwin Seet is a Senior Consultant Anaesthesiologist from Khoo Teck Puat Hospital in Singapore. His current appointment is the Clinical Director, Office of Clinical Governance. Academic appointments include Adjunct Associate Professor with the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (National University of Singapore), and the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (Nanyang Technological University).
Dr Seet completed a clinical fellowship in Ambulatory Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine with the University Health Network (Toronto, Canada) under an inaugural Ministry of Health scholarship. He has research interests and publications in obstructive sleep apnoea, airway management, pain adjuvants, preoperative evaluation and geriatric anaesthesia; with more than 60 peer reviewed publications in high impact factor journals such as JAMA, Anesthesiology and the British Journal of Anaesthesia.
CHOW SAU YEE, Singapore
Dr. Sau Yee Chow is an anaesthesiologist who recently completed her intensive care medicine training. She is a consultant at the Division of Anaesthesia, Singapore General Hospital. Her clinical interests are in adult intensive care, thoracic anaesthesia, airway management and simulation-based education. She believes in promoting team-based and patient-centred care, and empathetic communication with patients and their loved ones to empower them in exercising informed and autonomous decision-making. She is also invested in the medical education of junior doctors as she believes they are the future in the practice of Anaesthesia.
CHONG CHIN TED, Singapore
Dr Chong is specialist accredited with the Ministry of Health (Singapore) in Anaesthesiology (2008) and Intensive Care Medicine (2013). Presently Senior Consultant with Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, National Healthcare Group (Singapore), his subspecialty interest is in neuroanaesthesia and neurocritical care. Currently, he is also serving in Asian Society of Neuroanaestheia and Critical Care (ASNACC) and Singapore Society of Anaesthesiologists (SSA).