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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)

​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
  • Airway Disorders  
    • Asthma, including Severe or Difficult-to-Treat Asthma
    • Bronchiectasis
    • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Bronchiectasis  
  • Chronic Non-invasive Ventilation (NIV)
  • Critical Care Medicine  
    • 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 (ILD) 
    • Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Diseases, 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 
    • Thoracocentesis, Intercostal Drains, Indwelling Pleural Catheters, Medical Thoracoscopy
  • 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 Vascular Diseases 
  • Occupational Lung Disorders 
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation     


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