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Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine Overview

The Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, established in 1995 on Outram Campus at the advent of medical specialization in Singapore, has been providing state-of-the-art care for Singaporeans with pulmonary disorders and critical illnesses for more than two decades.

Our staff provide the most current options in diagnosing and treating patients with allergy-related conditions, lung diseases and critical illnesses.  We also provide a comprehensive range of sub-specialty services to care for patients with complex pulmonary and critical care conditions.

  • Allergy
  • Airway Disorders
    • Asthma, including Severe or Difficult-to-treat Asthma
    • Bronchiectasis
    • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Chronic Non-invasive Ventilation
  • Critical Care
    • Dedicated Venovenous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Service - with National Heart Center, Singapore (NHCS)
    • Body Cooling Unit to treat Heat Related Disorders
  • Diagnostic Bronchoscopy
    • Flexible bronchoscopy, Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS), Transbronchial Lung Biopsy (including Cryobiopsy)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease, including Complex and Rare Lung Conditions
  • Interventional Bronchoscopy
    • Rigid Bronchoscopy, Airway Interventions, Airway Stenting, Brachytherapy, Photodynamic Therapy, Whole Lung Lavage
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Pleural Diseases, including Medical Thoracoscopy
  • Pulmonary Function Laboratory, including Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Pulmonary infections, including Severe Community Acquired Pneumonia and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis
  • Pulmonary Vascular Diseases
  • Occupational Lung Disorders
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation    
Staff MembersSub-Specialty
Senior Consultant
Dr Anantham Devanand MBBS, MRCP (UK), AKC (Lond), FAMSPulmonary Medicine, Thoracoscopy, Medical Ethics
Assoc Prof Loo Chian Min MBBS, MRCP (UK), FAMS, FCCPPulmonary Medicine, Critical Care, End-stage Lung Disease, Transplantation
Head & Senior Consultant
Dr Phua Ghee Chee MBBS, M Med (Int Med), MRCP (UK), FAMS, FCCP, EDICPulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Asthma, Allergy
Senior Consultant
Dr Hsu Ann Ling, Anne MBBS, M Med (Int Med), FRCP (UK), FCCP (USA), FAMSPulmonary Medicine, Sleep Disorders, Interventional Pulmonology/Lung Cancer
Assoc Prof Koh Siyue, Mariko MBBS, MRCP (UK), FCCPPulmonary Medicine, Asthma, Endobronchial Ultrasound and Allergy
Dr Low Su Ying B.A., BMBCh (Oxon), MRCP (UK)Pulmonary Medicine, Interstitial Lung Disease, Asthma & Thoracoscopy
Dr Ong Thun How MBBS, MRCP (UK)Pulmonary Medicine, Asthma, Sleep Medicine
Dr Tan Keng Leong MBBS, FAMS, FCCP, FRCP (Edin)Pulmonary Medicine, Asthma, Sleep Disorders, Occupational Lung Diseases
Dr Leow Leong Chai MD(Calgary), FRACP(NZ)Pulmonary Medicine, Sleep Medicine & Chronic Non-Invasive Ventilation
Dr Sewa Duu Wen MBBS, MRCP(UK)Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, End stage lung disease, Lung Transplantation
Dr Tan Aik Hau MBBS, MRCP(UK), M Med(Int Med)Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Endobronchial Ultrasound & Thoracoscopy
Dr Adrian Chan Kwok Wai MBBS, MRCP (UK)Intensive Care Medicine & Allergy
Dr Melvin Tay Chee Kiang MBBS (S’pore), M.Med (Int Med), MRCP (Lond), FAMSPulmonary Medicine & Critical Care Medicine
Dr Dr Tan Gan Liang MD, MRCP(UK)Pulmonary Medicine
Associate Consultant
Dr Esther Tan Qiao Li MBBS, MRCP (UK), MMedPulmonary Medicine
Dr Ken Lee MBBS, MRCP (UK)Pulmonary Medicine


To make or change appointment:


Department Office:

Academia, Level 3
Tel: 6321-4700 / 6321-4685
Fax: 6227-47
(for departmental matters only)

Last Modified Date :29 Dec 2017