Specialty: Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Sub-specialties: Sleep Medicine, Chronic Non-invasive Ventilation
Asst Prof Leow graduated with degree in medicine from the University of Calgary in Canada before completing postgraduate specialist training in Sleep and Respiratory Medicine in New Zealand. He moved to Singapore in September 2013 and started work as a Consultant at the Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine as well as the Sleep Disorders Unit here at Singapore General Hospital (SGH).
Apart from his work in Respiratory Medicine, he has a special interest in Sleep medicine and Chronic Non-Invasive Ventilation (NIV), and runs the Chronic NIV service in SGH, the largest such service in Singapore. He manages patients with a wide range of respiratory conditions such as chronic cough, asthma, COPD and bronchiectasis, and sleep disorders ranging from obstructive sleep apnoea, circadian rhythm disorders to narcolepsy and chronic respiratory failure.
He is the current service chief for the SingHealth Duke-NUS Sleep Centre in SGH. He has published research on Vitamin D and respiratory tract infections as well as cardiac biomarkers in obstructive sleep apnoea. He is currently involved in research on CPAP interfaces and the use of AutoPAP in selected CPAP populations.
2011 Fellow, Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) [Respiratory and Sleep Medicine
2002 Doctor of Medicine (MD), University of Calgary, Canada
Clinical Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School
Service Chief, SingHealth Duke-NUS Sleep Centre
Executive Committee, Singapore Sleep Society 2016
Member, American Academy of Sleep Medicine 2013
Member, Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand 2008
Residency in SingHealth Excels (RiSE) Outstanding Faculty Award 2017
Singapore Health Quality Service Award (Star) 2017
Singapore Health Quality Service Award (Gold) 2016
Service with A Heart Award 2015