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Dr Jasmine Chung

Dr Jasmine Chung from SGH

Dr Jasmine Chung

​MBBS (Hons)(Australia), MRCP (UK)


Specialty: Infectious Diseases

Sub-specialties: Infectious Diseases

Clinical Appointments

  • Infectious Disease Physician SingHealth Duke-NUS Transplant Centre
  • Consultant Infectious Diseases Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital


​Dr Chung Shimin, Jasmine is a Consultant with the Department of Infectious Diseases at the Singapore General Hospital.


  • 2001-2006: Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS with Hons), The University of Melbourne St Vincent's and Geelong Hospital Clinical School 
  • 2003-2004: Bachelor of Medical Science, The University of Melbourne
Postgraduate Examinations and Qualifications
  • Aug 2014: Exit Exam in Infectious Diseases (Singapore) 
  • 2012: Certificate in Travel Health 2012 (International Society of Travel Medicine) 
  • 2010: MRCP (UK London)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • ​2012-current: Clinical Tutor, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine 
  • 2013: Secretary, Singapore Infectious Diseases Society
Professional Memberships
  • 2013-current: Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) 
  • 2011-current: Singapore Infectious Diseases Society 
  • 2010-current: Royal College of Physicians (London) 
  • 2007: Australian Medical Association 
  • 2004-2005: Australian Diabetes Society


  • ​2011: SingHealth Best Medical Officer 
  • 2009: Certificate of Commendation for Medical Officer (CGH)
  • (14th May 2009 - 1st Nov 2009) 
  • 2007: MBBS with honours 
  • 2001-2006: Melbourne International Scholarship 
  • 2004: AMA J.G. Hunter Research Fellowship 
  • 2003: Dean's Honours List 
  • 2002: Dean's Honours List

Research Interests

  • Epidemiology and outcomes of infections in immunocompromised host
  • Mycology
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Antimicrobial Resistance


Conference Presentations

2013 - Singapore-Malaysia ID Meeting, 2013
"Selection of second line anti-retroviral therapy"
26th-27th October
Holiday Inn Malacca

2013 - Faculty in 3rd International Congress of Infection Control Association (Singapore)
Facilitator: SARS: Down memory lane
27th Feb-1st March 2013

2012 - Singapore International Conference on Dengue and Emerging Infections
Oral presentation
Clinical Case Vignettes: "Fever and Rash"
21st-23rd November 2012

2012 - Singapore International Conference on Dengue and Emerging Infections
Poster presentation
"Nocardia asiatica Brain Abscesses in two patients with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome"
Jasmine Shimin CHUNG, Tan AL, Chlebicki MP
21st-23rd November 2012

2012 - SingHealth Duke-NUS Scientific Congress
Poster presentation
"Clinical Outcome of XDR P. aeruginosa Infections Suggest In Vivo Synergism between Amikacin, Meropenem and Polymyxin"
Jasmine Shimin CHUNG, TAN Thuan Tong, KWA Lay Hoon, Andrea, Winnie LEE, TAN Ban Hock
3rd-4th August 2012

“Two Cases of False-Positive Dengue Non-Structural Protein 1 (NS1) Antigen in Patients with Haematological Malignancies and a Review of the Literature on the Use of NS1for the Detection of Dengue Infection.”
SJ Chung, PU Krishnan, YS Leo
Am J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 2015; 92(2): 367-369 

“Malaria in a tertiary hospital in Singapore – Clinical presentation, treatment and outcome: An eleven year retrospective review.”
Chung SJ, Low JG, Wijaya L
Travel Med Infect Dis. 2014 Oct 29: 12(6PB):738-744

“Authors’ Reply. MERS-CoV, surgical mask and N95 respirators.”
Chung JS, Ling ML, Seto WH, Ang BS, Tambyah PA.
Singapore Med J. 2014; 55(9): 507

“Debate on MERS-CoV respiratory precautions: surgical mask or N95 respirators?”
Jasmine Shimin CHUNG, Moi Lin Ling, Wing Hong Seto, Brenda Sze Peng Ang, Paul Anantharajah Tambyah
Singapore Med J 2014; 55(6):294-297

“Efficacy and safety of celgosivir in patients with dengue fever (CELADEN): a phase 1b, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, proof of concept trial”
Jenny G Low*, Cynthia Sung*, Limin Wijaya*, Yuan Wei, Abhay P S Rathore, Satoru Watanabe, Boon Hian Tan, Liying Toh, Lian Tee Chua, Yan’an Hou, Angelia Chow, Shiqin Howe, Wing Ki Chan, Kah Hin Tan, Jasmine S Chung, Benjamin P Cherng, David C Lye, Paul A Tambayah, Lee Ching Ng, John Connolly, Martin L Hibberd, Yee Sin Leo, Yin Bun Cheung, Eng Eong Ooi*, Subhash G Vasudevan
Lancet Infect Dis. 2014 Aug;14(8):706-15

“A case of Addisonian crisis, acute renal failure, vesiculobullous rash, rhabdomyolysis, neurological disturbances and prolonged viraemia in a patient on long term steroids”
Chung SJ, Chlebicki MP
J Clin Virol 2013 Jul; 57(3):187-90

“Osteoradionecrosis of the cervical spine complicated by pneumocephalus and meningitis in a nasopharyngeal cancer patient radically treated with radiotherapy 11 years ago”
Shimin Jasmine Chung, Lim Wan-Teck, Seng Choe Tham, Iain B H Tan, Michael L C Wang, James B Khoo
BMJ Case Reports 2009 [doi:10.1136/bcr.11.2008.1179]

Research Trials