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Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine Overview

Our Care Team

Contact Information
Singapore General Hospital, Academia, Level 3
65 6321 4700
(for departmental matters only)

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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.

Clinical Services

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

  • Asthma

  • Bronchiectasis

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

  • Chronic Non-invasive Ventilation (NIV)

  • Diagnostic Bronchoscopy  

    • Flexible bronchoscopy, Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS), Transbronchial Lung Biopsy (including Cryobiopsy)

  • Interventional Pulmonology
    • Rigid Bronchoscopy, Airway Ablative Therapy, Airway Stenting, Brachytherapy, Photodynamic Therapy, Whole Lung Lavage

    • Thoracocentesis, Intercostal Drains, Indwelling Pleural Catheters, Pleuroscopy

  • Intensive Care Medicine  
    • The first dedicated Venovenous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (VV ECMO) Team in the country. We are one of the two national centres that offers VV ECMO for patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Disorder.

  • Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) 

    • Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Disease, Complex and Rare Lung Conditions

  • Lung Cancer

  • Lung Nodules

  • Lung Transplantation

  • Pleural Diseases 

  • Pulmonary Function Laboratory 

    • Spirometry, Body Plethysmography, Diffusion Capacity Testing, Bronchoprovocation Tests, Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing 

  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation  

  • Pulmonary infections    

    • Severe Community Acquired Pneumonia and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), Pulmonary Tuberculosis

  • Pulmonary Hypertension and Pulmonary Vascular Disease 

  • Occupational Lung Diseases

  • Respiratory Therapy

  • Sleep Disorders

  • Smoking Cessation     



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