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Rehabilitation Medicine Overview

The department provides comprehensive, interdisciplinary medical rehabilitation for patients with disabilities resulting from illness or accident. The goal is towards optimal functional ability and mobility, enabling a discharge home, reintegration into the family and society.

Candidates for Rehabilitation Medicine include:

  • Neurologic
    Stroke, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, neural infections and degeneration, Parkinson's, motor neuron diseases, myopathies
  • Orthopaedic
    Fractures, joint-replacements, musculoskeletal injuries, amputations, back surgeries
  • Medical
    Cardiac, pulmonary, arthritis and connective tissue diseases, cancer, general deconditioning, chronic pain
  • Surgical
    Amputations, general deconditioning/debility

Subspecialty Clinics

Referral criteria:

  • Functional deficits, need for therapeutic modalities or equipment/assistive device such as braces/prosthesis
  • Medically stable
  • Adequate cognition and motivation

Clinic schedule: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon

Staff MembersSub-Specialty
Head & Senior Consultant
Dr Ng Yee Sien MBBS, MRCP (UK), FAMSNeuro-Rehabilitation, Spasticity Management
Senior Consultant
Dr Bok Chek Wai MBBS, M Med (Int Med), MRCP (UK), FAMSGeneral Rehabilitation
Assoc Prof Peter A C Lim MBBS, FAAPMR, FAMS, FRCP (Edin)Spinal Cord Injury, Arthritis-Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
Dr Ashfaq Ahmed Larik MOBS (Karachi), MRCS (Edin)General Rehabilitation
Dr Chiong Yi MBBS, MRCP (UK)General Rehabilitation
Associate Consultant
Dr Joyce Lui Siew Kwaon MRCP, MBBSGeneral Rehabilitation
Dr Saw Hay Mar MBBS (Myanmar), MRCP (UK)General Rehabilitation
Dr Tan Yeow Leng Advanced Specialty Training
Associate Consultant
Dr Geoffrey Sithamparapillai Samuel MBBS (S'pore)Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Medicine
Dr Lee Chooi Lynn MB BCh BAO (Dublin), MRCP (Ireland)Advanced Specialty Training

Last Modified Date :12 Jul 2013