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Respiratory Medicine

Respiratory Medicine

The Respiratory Medicine service provides inpatient and outpatient care for a wide spectrum of respiratory diseases. We commonly see patients with the following diagnostic problems in our specialist outpatient clinics:

  • Prolonged cough
  • Unexplained breathlessness
  • Cough with blood in the sputum
  • Abnormalities detected on routine chest X-rays

In addition, we assist primary care physicians to optimise management of the following lung diseases:

  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA)
  • Pleural effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumothorax
  • Pulmonary tuberculosis

Our Lung Function Laboratory provides a comprehensive range of diagnostic services:

  • Spirometry and flow loops
  • Lung volumes
  • Transfer factor
  • Bronchoprovocation test
  • Cardiopulmonary exercise test

Our Sleep Laboratory provides Sleep Medicine services such as:

  • In-lab sleep study
  • CPAP titration study
  • Multiple sleep latency testing

We perform the following procedures for inpatients and outpatients where appropriate:

  • Flexible bronchoscopy and appropriate biopsy, lavage, brushings
  • Pleural aspiration and drainage
  • Pleurodesis
  • Non-invasive ventilation (NIV)

We work closely with our physiotherapy colleagues to provide pulmonary rehabilitation programmes and our pharmacists who run smoking cessation programmes. In addition, we support our colleagues in Intensive Care Medicine through the management of critically ill patients who are on mechanical ventilation and NIV.


NTFGH Clinic A31 Medicine

Clinic A31 & A32 Medicine

Opening Hours

Mon - Fri: 8.30am - 5.30pm
Sat: 8.30am - 12.30pm
Sun & PH: Closed

Location
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
Tower A - Specialist Outpatient Clinics
Level 3

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Photo of Adj A/Prof Noel Stanley Tay
Designations
  • Head of Division & Senior Consultant, Respiratory Medicine
  • Senior Consultant, Internal Medicine
Qualifications
MBBS (S'pore), MRCP (UK), FAMS (Respiratory Med)
Specialties
Medicine
Sub-specialties
Advanced Internal Medicine, Intensive Care Medicine, Respiratory Medicine
Specialty Interests
Pulmonary Physiology, Pulmonary Laboratory Testing, Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Institutions
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
Photo of Clin A/Prof Gerald Chua
Designations
  • Senior Consultant, Internal Medicine
  • Senior Consultant, Respiratory Medicine
  • Senior Consultant, Intensive Care Medicine
  • Vice Chairman, Medical Board (Clinical Education)
Qualifications
MBBS (S’pore), MRCP (UK), FRCP (Glasg), FRCP (Edin), European Dip (Intensive Care)
Specialties
Medicine
Sub-specialties
Advanced Internal Medicine, Intensive Care Medicine, Respiratory Medicine
Specialty Interests
​Integrated COPD Care, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Institutions
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
Photo of Adj A/Prof Daphne Yee
Designations
  • Senior Consultant, Respiratory Medicine
Qualifications
MDCM (Montreal), ABIM Diplomate (Internal Med), ABIM Diplomate (Respiratory Med), FRCP Canada (Internal Med), FRCP Canada (Respiratory Med), MSc (Epidemiology)
Specialties
Medicine
Sub-specialties
Respiratory Medicine
Specialty Interests
Obstructive Lung Disease, Chest Imaging, Medical Education
Institutions
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
Photo of Asst Prof Sridhar Venkateswaran
Designations
  • Senior Consultant, Respiratory Medicine
Qualifications
BSc (Med), MBBS (UNSW), FRACP (Respiratory Med & Sleep Med), FAMS (Respiratory Med)
Specialties
Medicine
Sub-specialties
Respiratory Medicine
Specialty Interests
Sleep Medicine
Institutions
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
Photo of Dr Adeline Tan
Designations
  • Senior Consultant, Respiratory Medicine
Qualifications
MBBS (S'pore), MRCP (UK), European Dip (Intensive Care), MMed (Sleep Med)
Specialties
Medicine
Sub-specialties
Respiratory Medicine
Specialty Interests
Sleep Medicine
Institutions
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
Photo of Dr Choo Chuan Gee
Designations
  • Senior Consultant, Respiratory Medicine
Qualifications
MB ChB (Sheffield), MRCP (UK)
Specialties
Medicine
Sub-specialties
Advanced Internal Medicine, Respiratory Medicine
Specialty Interests
Pleural Disease, Interstitial Lung Disease
Institutions
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
Photo of Dr Chua Ai Ping
Designations
  • Senior Consultant, Respiratory Medicine
  • Senior Consultant, Internal Medicine
Qualifications
MBBS (S'pore), MRCP (UK), MMed (Internal Med), European Dip (Intensive Care), MMed (Sleep Med), FCCP (USA)
Specialties
Medicine
Sub-specialties
Advanced Internal Medicine, Intensive Care Medicine, Respiratory Medicine
Specialty Interests
Sleep Medicine,  Non-invasive Ventilation
Institutions
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
Photo of Dr Girish Harkishan Tewani
Designations
  • Senior Consultant, Respiratory Medicine
Qualifications
MBBS (Nagpur), MMed (Internal Med), FAMS (Respiratory Med), FCCP (USA)
Specialties
Medicine
Sub-specialties
Respiratory Medicine
Specialty Interests
Endobronchial Ultrasound, Lung Cancer, Interstitial Lung Disease
Institutions
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
Photo of Dr Dipika Agrawal
Designations
  • Consultant, Respiratory Medicine
Qualifications
MBBS (Mumbai), MRCP (UK)
Specialties
Medicine
Sub-specialties
Respiratory Medicine
Specialty Interests
 Interstitial Lung Diseases, Pleural Diseases
Institutions
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
Photo of Dr Ronnie Tan
Designations
  • Consultant, Respiratory Medicine
Qualifications
MBBS (S'pore)
Specialties
Medicine
Sub-specialties
Respiratory Medicine
Institutions
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
Photo of Dr Tan Ching Yee
Designations
  • Consultant, Respiratory Medicine
Qualifications
MBBS (IMU), MRCP (UK)
Specialties
Medicine
Sub-specialties
Respiratory Medicine
Institutions
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
Photo of Dr Tan Ze Ying
Designations
  • Associate Consultant, Respiratory Medicine
Qualifications
MBBS (S'pore), MMed (Internal Med)
Specialties
Medicine
Sub-specialties
Respiratory Medicine
Institutions
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital