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Clin Assoc Prof Daisy Chan Kwai Lin

Clin Assoc Prof Daisy Chan Kwai Lin

​MBBS, M Med (Paediatric Medicine), FAMS

Senior Consultant

Specialty: Neonatal & Developmental Medicine

Sub-specialties: Neonatology, Developmental Paeds

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Ambulatory Paediatrics, Developmental Paediatrics, Neonatology.

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Neonatal and Developmental Medicine Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Deputy Chair, Paediatric Academic Clinical Program
  • Physician Faculty, SingHealth Residency in Paediatric Medicine
  • Clinical Associate Professor, National University of Singapore - Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, NTU-Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine


​Cl A/Prof Chan is Senior Consultant, Department of Neonatal & Developmental Medicine at Singapore General Hospital. She is also Visiting Senior Consultant, Department of Child Development, at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital.


  • Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS) 1995
  • Master of Medicine (Paediatrics) 1989
  • MBBS 1984

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Sub-Specialty Training Committee (SSTC), Joint Committee on Speciality Training
  • Program Evaluation Committee (PEC), SingHealth Residency in Paediatric Medicine
  • Paediatric Core Curriculum (PCC) committee, SingHealth
  • Vice-Chair, Chapter of Neonatologists, College of Paediatrics and Child Health Singapore
  • Department Clinical Quality Officer, Singapore General Hospital
  • Member, Singapore Medical Association 



  • 2015: AM-EI "Golden Apple Award for Program Innovation" (Medical)
  • 2012: Annals Academy of Medicine Singapore – Reviewer Gold Award
  • 2012: "Merit Poster Award" at Inaugural Singapore Pediatric and Perinatal Annual Congress
  • 2002: "Service with a Heart" award

Research Interests


  • Chan DKL, Ho NK. Noonan syndrome with spontaneous chylothorax at birth. Aust Paed J 1989; 25: 296-298.
  • Chan DKL, Ho LY, Tan YY, Liauw PCY. Infants of Diabetic Mothers – a review of perinatal mortality and morbidity. J Sing Paed Soc 1994; 36: 132–138.
  • Tan IK, Chio LF, Loh FC, Wee SC, Ng I, Teo SH, Yong YP, Chan D, Chow WC, Ho PS, Lim KW, Goh A, Pratibha A, Kumar P and Wong YS. Inborn errors of metabolism in Singapore. J Inher Metab Dis 1995; 18: 341-346.
  • Beeby P, Chan D, Henderson-Smart D. Improved outcomes following the introduction of surfactant to an Australian neonatal unit. J Paediatr Child Health 1996; 32: 257-260.
  • Chan DKL, Ho LY, Joseph VT. Mortality among infants with high-risk congenital diaphragmatic hernia in Singapore. J Pediatr Surg 1997; 32(1): 95-98.
  • Chan DKL, Ho LY. Usefulness of C-Reactive Protein in diagnosis of neonatal sepsis. Singapore Med J 1997; 38(6): 252-255.
  • Teo SH, Chan DKL, Yong MH, Ng ISL, Wong KY, Knight L, Ho LY. Williams syndrome – the Singapore General Hospital experience. Ann Acad Med Singapore 1997; 26(3): 360-364.
  • Koh ETK, Chan DKL, Ho LY, Yeo CL. Congenital sodium diarrhoea in an Indian girl. Singapore Med J 1998; 39(10): 468-470.
  • Chan DKL, Lim MSF, Choo SHT, Tan IK. Vitamin E status of infants at birth. J Perinat Med 1999; 27: 395-398.+
  • Chan DKL, Lee SL, Tan A, Heng JT, Chee AKJ, Wong KY. Echogenic foci in the fetal heart: Is postnatal echocardiography necessary? Sing J Obstet Gynaecol 2000; 31(3): 140-143.
  • Oh VBN, Chan DKL, Yeo CL, Ho LY. Fetal warfarin syndrome – A Case Report. Sing Paed J 2000; 42(2): 94-99.
  • Yeo CL, Chan D, Ho LY, Tan PL. Hypotension in the premature infant – a randomized controlled trial. Sing Paed J 2000; 42(4): 175-179.
  • Chan DKL. Enteral Nutrition of the very low birth weight (VLBW) infant. Ann Acad Med Singapore 2001; 30(2): 174-182.
  • Shah VA, Chan DKL, Giam YC, Ho LY. Aplasia Cutis Congenita in a premature infant – a Case Report. Sing Paed J Mar 2002; 44(1): 31-36
  • Teoh OH, Lee SL, Tan ASA, Chan DKL. Apert syndrome – A Multidisciplinary Approach to Management.  Sing Paed J Jun 2002; 44(2): 72 – 78.
  • Wong JTY, Chan DKL, Wong KY, Tan M, Rudduck C, Tien SL. Smith-Magenis syndrome and congenital cyanotic heart disease – A Case Report. Clin Dysmorphol 2003 Jan; 12(1): 73-74.
  • Low ASC, Lee SL, Tan ASA, Chan DKL, Chan LL. Difficulties with prenatal diagnosis of the Walker-Warburg syndrome. Acta Radiologica 2005; 46:645-651.
  • Chan DKL.  Birth Defects: Changing Paradigms in Perinatal Management. Paediatr Child Adol Health 2006; 46(2): 105-111.
  • Goh HM, Wong KY, Ng ISL, Tan ASA, Chan DKL.  Ellis Van Creveld syndrome: A case report. Paediatr Child Adol Health 2006; 46(2): 149-153.
  • Chan DKL.  Expanded Newborn Screening using Tandem Mass Spectrometry.  SGH Proceedings Dec 2006; 15 (3): 105-111.
  • Chong JH, Wee CK, Ho SKY, Chan DKL. Factors associated with hypospadias in Asian newborn babies. J Perinat Med 2006; 34 (6): 497-500.
  • Ng YH, Chan DKL. Outcome of babies with Primary Vesico-Ureteric Reflux presenting with Antenatal Pelvi-calyceal dilatation. Paediatr Child Adol Health 2007; 47(1): 3-6.
  • Ereno I, Shah VA, Ho SKY, Lian WB, Chan DKL, Yeo CL, Chui CH. Sacro-coccygeal teratoma: A Case report and Literature review. Paediatr Child Adol Health 2007; 47(1): 57-63.
  • Chu HP, Kanagalingam D, Chan DKL. Severe Intra-Uterine Hemolysis due to Anti-Cw.  Am J Perinatol 2007; 24(10): 623 – 6.  DOI: 10.1055/s-2007-992176. Impact factor 0.72
  • Lian WB, Ho SKY, Choo SHT, Chan DKL, Yeo CL, Ho LY.  Pre-School Teachers' Knowledge, Attitude and Practices (KNAP) in Childhood Developmental and Behavioral Disorders (CDABD) in Singapore. J Paediatr Child Health. Impact 0.931 2008;44(4):187-94. Epub 2007 Oct 10. DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.2007.01231.x.
  • Menon AP, Tan ES, Lim AST, Lim TH, Chan DKL. Partial trisomy of 6 and 21 from maternal balanced translocation.  Abstr in: Sing Med J 2008; 49(1 Suppl): S71.
  • Chan DKL. Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency: Correlation between Genotype, Biochemistry and Phenotype.  Ann Acad Med Singapore Dec 2008 (Suppl);37 (12): 81-83.
  • Chin XY, Tan WC, Lee SL, Chan DKL. Audit of congenital Hydrocephalus in a Singapore hospital. Early Human Dev Nov 2008; 84 (Supplement): S62.
  • Logarajah V, Tan WC, Wong KY, Chan DKL.  Audit of Fetal and Neonatal Dysrhythmias at Singapore General Hospital.  Abstr in: KK Hospital Review July 2009; 12(1): 207.
  • Academy of Medicine Singapore – Ministry of Health Clinical Practice Guideline on Autism Spectrum Disorders in pre-school children.  Singapore Med J 2010; 51(3): 255-263.
  • Lian WB, Ho S, Choo S, Shah VA, Chan D, Yeo CL, Ho LY.  Children with developmental and behavioural concerns in Singapore. Singapore Med J 2012; 53 (7): 439-45.
  • Chan DKL, Tagamolila V, Ardhanari J, XY Lim, Wong J, Yeo CP. Reference range of thyroid hormones in very low birth weight (VLBW) infant at the time of discharge.  Thyroid January 2014 (epub ahead of print Sept 11); 24(1): 73-7. doi:10.1089/ thy.2012.0580.
  • Arunachalam S, Chan DKL. Critical Review on Making End-Of-Life Decisions in NICU. J Pediatr Obstet Gynecol 2015; 41(3): 125 -132.
  • Baral V, Chan DKL. Keeping cool - Hypothermic Neuro-protection following Perinatal Asphyxia. J Pediatr Obstet Gynecol 2015; 41(5):213-20.
  • Chin XY, Chan DKL, Chong JH.  A Rash that's more than Skin Deep. BMJ 2018; 360. DOI: 10.1136/bmj.k8. (Published 25 January 2018)
  • Ang IWL, Chan DKL, Lam JCM, Shah VA. A Rare Case of Antenatal Hemorrhagic Stroke and Recurrent purpura fulminans in a preterm newborn. NeoReviews Feb 2018; 19 (2) e104-e108; DOI: 10.1542/neo.19-2-e104.
  • Ngeow AJH, Chan DKL. Delayed Cord Clamping or Cord Milking? J Pediatr Obstet Gynecol 2018; 44(4): 169 - 76.

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