The Severe/Difficult-to-Treat Asthma Clinic provides highly specialized care for patients with uncontrolled or severe asthma. A wide range of diagnostic tests and therapeutic options are available. They include:
Evaluation of asthma phenotype using induced sputum
Anti-IgE and Anti-IL-5 therapy
In addition, we have ongoing research studies on asthma treatment. Interested patients may be able to participate in these studies on their request.
Clin Assoc Prof Mariko Koh Siyue
Dr Tiew Pei Yee Jessica
Asthma is an inflammatory airway disease that affects about 5% of the adult population. The asthma service in Singapore General Hospital involves a multi-disciplinary team of respiratory physicians, nurses, pharmacists and physiotherapists. We help asthma patients achieve better understanding of their condition and optimize their asthma control. Patients are also encouraged to play a more active role in the management of their asthma. We are also one of the centres involved in the Ministry of Health’s National Asthma Programme.