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Clin Assoc Prof Jason Choo

Clin Assoc Prof Choo Chon Jun Jason

​MBBS (Australia), MRCP (UK), MMed (S'pore), FAMS, FRCP (Edin), FRCP (London), FASN

Senior Consultant

Singapore General Hospital

Specialty: Renal Medicine

Clinical Interest: Chronic Kidney Disease, Glomerulonephritis, Renal Vasculitis, Lupus Nephritis

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Chronic Kidney Disease, Glomerulonephritis, Lupus, Lupus Nephritis, Renal Vasculitis.

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Renal Medicine Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital
  • Director of the Glomerular Diseases and Renal Vasculitis Service
  • Director of Clinical Services

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Senior Clinical Lecturer, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University Singapore
  • Visiting Lecturer, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University Singapore


Dr Jason Choo is a Senior Consultant in the Department of Renal Medicine, Singapore General Hospital. He holds the academic titling of Clinical Associate Professor with Duke-NUS Medical School and is the past Program Director of the Renal Medicine, SingHealth Senior Residency Program. He is also the current Medical Director of the National Kidney Foundation Singapore and President of the Singapore Society of Nephrology.

He did a HMDP attachment at both Imperial College and King’s College, London to establish a Multidisciplinary Renal-Palliative Clinical Service. He currently leads the Low Clearance Clinic service and is also the Director of the Glomerular Diseases and Renal Vasculitis service in Singapore General Hospital.


  • FRCP (London)
  • FRCP (Edinburgh)
  • FASN
  • FAMS
  • M Med (S'pore)
  • MRCP (UK)
  • MBBS (Australia)  

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Medical Director, National Kidney Foundation Singapore
  • ​President, Singapore Society of Nephrology
  • Fellow, Royal College of Physicians, London 
  • Fellow, Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh
  • Past Program Director, SingHealth Renal Medicine Senior Residency Program
  • Fellow, American Society of Nephrology 
  • Fellow, Chapter of Renal Physician, Academy of Medicine, Singapore 
  • Member, International Society of Nephrology 
  • Visiting Nephrologist, Renal Health Dialysis Centre


Research Interests

  • Diabetic Kidney Disease
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Glomerulonephritis and renal vasculitis
  • Lupus Nephritis
  • Medical Device


  • Changes in primary glomerulonephritis in Singapore over four decades
    Woo KT, Chan CM, Lim C, Choo J, Chin YM, Teng WL, Loh AHL, Choong HL, Tan HK, Wong KS, Lee GSL, Lee EJC, Fook-Chong S, Tan PH, Foo M
    Clin Nephrol. 2019 Jan 21. doi: 10.5414/CN109577
  • Infections in hospitalized lupus nephritis patients: characteristics, risk factors, and outcomes
    Liu P, Tan HZ, Li H, Lim CC, Choo JCJ
    Lupus. 2018 Jun;27(7):1150-1158. doi: 10.1177/0961203318768881. Epub 2018 Apr 9
  • New onset Diabetes Mellitus among Patients with Glomerular diseases
    Lim CC, Wong MW, Koh HL, Chin YM, Mok IY, Choo JC
    Intern Med J. 2018 May 9. doi: 10.1111/imj.13964
  • Long term renal outcomes in multi-ethnic Southeast Asians with Lupus Nephritis: a retrospective cohort study
    Lim CC, Tan HZ, Hao Y, Chin YM, Woo KT, Chan CM, Choo JC
    Intern Med J. 2018 May 9. doi: 10.1111/imj.13960
  • Regional Evidence and International Recommendations to Guide Lipid Management in Asian Patients with Type 2 Diabetes with Special Reference to Renal Dysfunction
    Lau TW, Tan KE, Choo JC, Ng TG, S T, Chan JCN
    J Diabetes. 2017 Sep 28. doi: 10.1111/1753-0407.12610
  • Analysis of T Cell Subsets in Adult Primary/Idiopathic Minimal Change Disease: A Pilot Study
    Francisco Salcido-Ochoa, Susan Swee-Shan Hue, Doreen Haase, Jason Chon Jun Choo, Nurhashikin Yusof, Reiko Lixiang Li, John Carson Allen Jr., Jabed Iqbal, Alwin Hwai Liang Loh, and Olaf Rotzschke
    International Journal of Nephrology, vol. 2017, Article ID 3095425, 13 pages, 2017. doi:10.1155/2017/3095425
  • IgA Nephritis: A comparison of Oxford and Traditional Histological scores and the correlation with Clinical Indices in a Southeast Asian population
    KT Woo, Cynthia Lim, Marjorie Foo, H L Loh, Y M Chin, Jason Choo, P H Tan, Lina Choong, H K Tan, K S Wong, C M Chan
    Int J Nephrol Ther.2017;3(1):014-026
  • Epidemiology and risk factors for cytomegalovirus infection in glomerular diseases treated with immunosuppressive therapy
    Lim Cynthia C, Tung YT, Tan BH, Lee PH, Mok IY, Oon L, Chan KP, Choo JC
    Nephrology (Carlton). 2017 May 8. doi: 10.1111/nep.13071
  • Comparison of topical Chlorhexidine and Mupirocin for the prevention of exit-site infection in incident peritoneal dialysis patients
    Htay H, Johnson DW, Wu SY, Oei EL, Foo MW, Choo JC
    Perit Dial Int. 2017 Feb 9. pii: pdi.2016.00257
  • 30-year follow-up study of IgA nephritis in a Southeast Asian population: an evaluation of the Oxford histological classification
    Woo KT, Lim CC, Foo MW, Loh HL, Jin AZ, Chin YM, Choo JC, Tan PH, Chow KY, Choong LH, Tan HK, Wong KS, Chan CM
    Clin Nephrol. 2016 Nov;86 (2016)(11):270-278
  • Severe gastrointestinal cytomegalovirus disease in two patients with renal vasculitis after immunosuppression
    Lee KG, Teo SH, Lim C, Loh A, Chidambaram V, Choo J
    Clin Nephrol. 2016 Jul 22. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Severe infections in patients with lupus nephritis treated with immunosuppressants: a retrospective cohort study
    Lim CC, Liu PY, Tan HZ, Lee P, Chin YM, Mok IY, Chan CM, Choo JC
    Nephrology (Carlton). 2016 May 5. doi: 10.1111/nep.12809

Research Trials