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Prof Piotr Chlebicki from SGH

Assoc Prof Piotr Chlebicki


Visiting Consultant

Specialty: Infectious Diseases

Sub-specialties: General Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases


Piotr Chlebicki is a Senior Consultant in the Department of Infectious Diseases of the Singapore General Hospital.  After graduation from the Medical Academy of Warsaw, Poland he completed residency in Internal Medicine in USA and then specialized in Infectious Diseases in Singapore. 

In addition to his clinical practice he is also in charge of the Antibiotic Stewardship Program in Singapore General Hospital. He participates in research projects investigating prevention and therapy of infections caused by multi-drug resistant bacteria. He also participates in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in the Singapore General Hospital


  • ​Advanced Specialty Training in Infectious Diseases, Singapore 2005 
  • Advanced Specialty Training in Internal Medicine, Singapore 2003 
  • American Board of Internal Medicine 1999 
  • MBBS Medical Academy of Warsaw 1993 

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • ​Director, Antibiotic Stewardship Unit, SGH 
  • Clinical Core Faculty Member, Infectious Diseases, SingHealth Senior Residency Program. 
  • Senior Clinical Lecturer, School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. 
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore 
  • Clinical Physician Faculty Member, Internal Medicine, SingHealth Residency Program, SGH. 
  • Core Faculty Member, Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency Program, SGH 
  • Member, National Antimicrobial Resistance Control Committee 
  • Member, Singhealth Infection Control and Prevention Workgroup.                                                    
  • Member of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, SGH. 
  • Member, Singhealth Institutional Biosafety Committee


Research Interests


  • ​Cost effectiveness of an antimicrobial stewardship programme. Liew YX, Lee W, Kwa AL, Chlebicki MP. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2015 Nov;46(5):594-5. 
  • Role of antibiotic prophylaxis in necrotizing pancreatitis: a meta-analysis. Lim CL, Lee W, Liew YX, Tang SS, Chlebicki MP, Kwa AL. J Gastrointest Surg. 2015 Mar;19(3):480-91. 
  • Prospective audit and feedback in antimicrobial stewardship: is there value in early reviewing within 48 h of antibiotic prescription? Liew YX, Lee W, Tay D, Tang SS, Chua NG, Zhou Y, Kwa AL, Chlebicki MP. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2015 Feb;45(2):168-73. 
  • Nonattenuated Polymyxin B Used for the Treatment of Extreme-Drug Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii-Related Infections in Patients with Preexisting End Stage Renal Failure. Zhou YP, Chua NG, Chlebicki MP, Lee WH, Kwa AL. Case Rep Infect Dis. 2014 Epub 2014 Jun 3.
  • Recurrent cellulitis: risk factors, etiology, pathogenesis and treatment. Chlebicki MP, Oh CC. Curr Infect Dis Rep. 2014 Sep;16(9):422. 
  • A procalcitonin-based guideline promotes shorter duration of antibiotic use safely in acute pancreatitis. Cai Y, Ee J, Liew YX, Lee W, Chlebicki MP, Goh YC, Kwa AL. J Infect. 2014 Oct;69(4):412-5. 
  • Antibiotic prophylaxis for preventing recurrent cellulitis: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Oh CC, Ko HC, Lee HY, Safdar N, Maki DG, Chlebicki MP. J Infect. 2014 Jul;69(1):26-34
  • Preoperative chlorhexidine shower or bath for prevention of surgical site infection: A meta-analysis. Chlebicki MP, Safdar N, O'Horo JC, Maki DG. Am J Infect Control. 2013 Feb;41(2):167-73
  • Impact of an antimicrobial stewardship programme on patient safety in Singapore General Hospital. Liew YX, Lee W, Loh JC, Cai Y, Tang SS, Lim CL, Teo J, Ong RW, Kwa AL, Chlebicki MP. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2012 Jul;40(1):55-60. Epub 2012 May 14.
  • Guidelines for antimicrobial stewardship training and practice. Teng CB, Lee W, Yeo CL, Lee SY, Ng TM, Yeoh SF, Lim WH, Kwa AL, Thoon KC, Ooi ST, Tan TY, Hsu LY, Lye DC, Chlebicki MP. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2012 Jan;41(1):29-34. 
  • The effect of a whole-system approach in a antimicrobial stewardship programme at the Singapore General Hospital. Teo J, Kwa AL, Loh J, Chlebicki MP, Lee W. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2012 Jun;31(6):947-55
  • Use of procalcitonin to guide discontinuation of antibiotic use in an unspecified sepsis in antibiotic stewardship program. Liew YX, Chlebicki MP, Lee W, Hsu LY, Kwa AL. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2011 Jul;30(7):853-5. 
  • “Healthcare Workers and HIV Health Issues.” Chua A, Leo YS, Kurup A, Chlebicki MP, Lee CC. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2008 Jul;37(7):576-4
  • Control of a hospital-wide vancomycin-resistant Enterococci outbreak. Kurup A, Chlebicki MP, Ling ML, Koh TH, Tan KY, Lee LC, Howe KB. Am J Infect Control. 2008;36:206-11
  • Maculopathy and dengue. Laude A, Chlebicki MP, Ang B, Barkham T. Emerg Infect Dis. 2007 Feb;13(2):347-8.
  • Topical chlorhexidine for prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia: a meta-analysis. Chlebicki MP, Safdar N. Crit Care Med. 2007 Feb;35(2):595-602 
  • First outbreak of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium in a tertiary-care hospital in Singapore. Chlebicki MP, Ling ML, Koh TH, Hsu LY, Tan BH, How KB, Sng LH, Wang GC, Kurup A, Kang ML, Low JG. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2006;27:991-3.
  • Retinal hemorrhages in four patients with dengue fever.  Chlebicki MP, Ang B, Barkham T, Laude A.  Emerg Infect Dis. 2005;11:770-2. 

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