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Department of Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy aims to help you to optimise your mobility, function and independence.

Physiotherapists work with the multidisciplinary team of healthcare providers in SGH to provide holistic care that is aligned with our patients' goals. We perform thorough assessments and design individualised treatment plans that may incorporate manual therapy, exercises and/or the use of electro-physical modalities to optimise recovery.

Department Profile

SGH is the largest acute care tertiary hospital with the largest Physiotherapy department in Singapore. 

The department consist of over 130 physiotherapists, including therapists with specialist training, and 50 support staff which support the 29 medical specialties in the hospital.

Our Physiotherapists are graduates of local or overseas physiotherapy program. A good proportion of our physiotherapists have Master degree or PhD in specilised fields.

Clinical Services

The Physiotherapy Department at SGH provides a comprehensive range of rehabilitative services which put us on the forefront of physiotherapy in Singapore and the immediate region. Our facilities and state-of-the-art rehabilitation equipment ensures that our patients receive the highest level of care available. 

Physiotherapists work in the wards, looking after patients admitted to the hospital, as well as run outpatient clinics in SGH, LIFE Centre and Rehabilitation Associates.

The department has pioneered a number of significant physiotherapy services such as 24-hour intensive respiratory care; pulmonary rehabilitation; ergonomics consultation; lymphoedema therapy; vestibular rehabilitation; extended service at Accident and Emergency for musuloskeletal injuries; and provides the most comprehensive burns and wound care management. 

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Our Physiotherapists are involved in regular in-house training and professional courses to upgrade our skills and knowledge. Senior staff with post-graduate qualifications are involved in conducting specialised skills-training courses and workshops locally and in the region. Our department is also actively involved in providing clinical education to physiotherapy students, allowing them to integrate knowledge and skills attained from their academic studies in a clinical setting.

To improve the standard of our evidence-based clinical practice and quality of our Physiotherapy services, our Physiotherapists are also involved in doing clinical research and quality-improvement projects. We have received several research grants in support of our research projects. Our current projects are in:

  • Cardiopulmonary
  • Geriatrics 
  • Neurology
  • Orthopaedics & Sports
  • Others

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Head of Department

Tan Bee Yee
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy (UK)

Senior Principal Physiotherapists

Chong Hwei Chi
BSc Physiotherapy (Curtin)

Hozaidah Hosain 
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP) 

Koh Hui Ping Karen
BAppSc (Hons) Physiotherapy (Sydney)

Lee Tsun Luen Albert
Grad Dip in Physiotherapy (UK)

Lee Yoke Fun
BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy (UK)

Liaw Suet Ching Jennifer
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy (Manchester)

Loh Moh Huan
BAppSc Physiotherapy (Sydney)

Tan Cheen Khoon
BSc Physiotherapy (Taiwan)

Tan May Leng Dawn

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy (London)

Yong Soh San

B Physiotherapy (Queensland)

Principal Physiotherapists

Bhojwani Kavita Doulat
BSc Physical Therapy (Bombay)

Chan Ai Sim Suelyn

Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Cheong Kwok Chee Philip
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Chew Shuxian Eleanor
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Irene Toh
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Lim Hao Yu Rachelle
B Physiotherapy (Melbourne)

Lim Pei Li Doris
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Low Wai Yan
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Ng Li Whye Cindy
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Ng Yee Ling
MSci Physiotherapy (London)

Ong Hwee Kuan
BHSc Physiotherapy (Canada)

Pua Yong Hao
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy (Manchester)

Quek Mei Tse June
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Seet Jia Hui Felicia
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Sim Siew Siean Eyvonne
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Wong Mei Ching
BSc Physiotherapy (Taiwan)

Senior Physiotherapists

Aisyah Binte Omar
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Cheah Heng Yee
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Devadoss Ramesh Babu 
B Physiotherapy (Chennai, India)

Geetha Kunasaigaran
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP, Singapore)

Ho Jiaying 
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Huang Shilin Katherin
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Khoo Shin Jiun
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Koh Hui Yen Grace
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Kou Seow Wei
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Lan Danlin Esther
B Physiotherapy (Melbourne)

Low Ai Ying
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Ng Deng Peng
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Ong Geok Ting Brenda
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Poh Li Choo Ruby
BSc Physiotherapy (Melbourne)

Shamala Thilarajah
BAppSc Physiotherapy (Sydney)

Tan Meiling Joy
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Tan Su Yin Juliana
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Tan Wei Ming John
B Physiotherapy (Melbourne)

Appointments

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Location

Department of Physiotherapy:

National Heart Centre Building Level 7
SGH Rehabilitation Centre

Last Modified Date :27 Jan 2016