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.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Chronic Non-invasive Ventilation (NIV)
Flexible bronchoscopy, Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS), Transbronchial Lung Biopsy (including Cryobiopsy)
Rigid Bronchoscopy, Airway Ablative Therapy, Airway Stenting, Brachytherapy, Photodynamic Therapy, Whole Lung Lavage
Thoracocentesis, Intercostal Drains, Indwelling Pleural Catheters, Pleuroscopy
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
Pulmonary Function Laboratory
Spirometry, Body Plethysmography, Diffusion Capacity Testing, Bronchoprovocation Tests, Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing
Severe Community Acquired Pneumonia and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Pulmonary Hypertension and Pulmonary Vascular Disease
Occupational Lung Disease
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