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Dr Selina Ho

Dr Selina Ho from SGH

Dr Selina Ho

​MBBS, M Med (Paed), MRCP (UK), FAMS, MRCPCH

Senior Consultant

Specialty: Neonatal & Developmental Medicine

Sub-specialties: Ambulatory Paeds, Neonatology, Developmental Paeds

Clinical Appointments

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

Profile

Dr Selina Ho is a Senior Consultant with the Department of Neonatal and Developmental Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, and a Visiting Consultant at the Department of Child Development, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital. She received post-graduate training at the McMaster Children'sHospital, Hamilton, Canada. She sees newborn infants, with special interest in those with hearing impairment, and children with developmental and behavioural problems.

Education

Dr Selina Ho graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1993 and obtained her Master of Medicine (Paediatrics) (Singapore) in 1998. 

She became a Member of the Royal College of Physicians (UK) in 1998 and the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health in 1999. She was admitted as a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, in 2003.

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

She is a senior consultant with the Department of Neonatal and Developmental Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, and a visiting consultant at the Department of Child Development, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital.

Awards

  • ​Health Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) Fellowship to McMaster University Medical Centre, Ontario, Canada (2004 – 2005)

Research Interests

Publications and Research Trials

  • Ho SKY, Yeo CL, Ho LY. The Outcome of Small for Gestational Age Very Low Birth Weight Infants. Sing Paed J;43:43-52 
  • Koh TH, Ho S. Streptococcus bovis Meningitis in a Neonate with Ivemark Syndrome. Scand J Infect Dis. 2002;34(1):63-64
  • WB Lian, SKY Ho, CL Yeo, LY Ho. General Practitioners’ Knowledge on Childhood Developmental and Behavioural Disorders. Singapore Med J 2003;44(8):397-403
  • S Ho, S Saigal. Current Survival and Early Outcomes of Infants of Borderline Viability. NeoReviews 2005;6(3):e123-32
  • WB Lian, SKY Ho, CL Yeo, LY Ho. Pilot study on Preschool Teachers’ Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices (KNAP) on Childhood Developmental and Behavioural Disorders in Singapore. Paediatrics and Child Health 2006;1(1):33-41
  • Lian WB, Ho SKY, Yeo CL. Hepatitis B vaccination is effective for babies weighing less than 1800 g. J Paediatr Child Health. 2006 May;42(5):268-76
  • Chong JH, Wee CK, Ho SKY, Chan DKL. Factors associated with hypospadias in Asian newborn babies. J Perinat Med 2006,34:497-500
  • Ereno I, Shah VA, Ho SKY, Lian WB, Chan DKL, Yeo CL Chan CH. Sacrococcygeal Teratoma – A Case Report and Literature Review. Paediatrics, Child & Adolescent Health 2007,46(1)
  • WB Lian, SKY Ho, CL Yeo, DKL Chan, SHT Choo, LY Ho. Preschool Teachers’ Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices on Childhood Developmental and Behavioural Disorders in Singapore. J Paediatr Child Health 2008;44(4):187-94
  • Yeo CL, Ho SKY, Cheong CP, Tay YY. Early Discharge Study for Premature Infants: Singapore General Hospital. The Permanante Journal 2008, 12(4):15-18
  • Ling Z J, Lian W B, Ho S K Y, Yeo C L. Parental knowledge of prematurity and related issues. Singapore Med J 2009;50(3): 270-277

Research Trials