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Rheumatology

Rheumatology

The Rheumatology service is run by a team of doctors that provides both inpatient and outpatient patient care with a holistic approach. The service specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the musculoskeletal system. Our patients benefit from in-house support services such as physiotherapy, occupational therapy and radiology (including bone densitometry studies).

Conditions diagnosed and managed by the Rheumatology service include the following.

  • Degenerative joint diseases eg. osteoarthritis
  • Crystal induced arthropathy eg. gout
  • Osteoporosis
  • Soft tissue rheumatism
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Seronegative spondyloarthritides eg. ankylosing spondylitis, and psoriatic arthritis
  • Auto-immune disease and connective tissue disease including systemic lupus erythematous, systemic sclerosis, vasculitis, and inflammatory myositis

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 Dr Suresh Ernest
Credentials
MBBS, MRCP (UK), FRCP (London)
Designations
Head of Division, General Medicine, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
​Honorary Senior Lecturer, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Head, Medicine
Head of Division & Senior Consultant, Rheumatology
Specialties
Rheumatology
Institutions
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
Photo of Dr Lim Sheen Yee
Credentials
MD (Jefferson Medical), ABIM Diplomate (Internal Med), ABIM Diplomate (Rheumatology)
Designations
Senior Consultant, Rheumatology
Specialties
Rheumatology
Institutions
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
Photo of Dr Peter Cheung
Credentials
MBBS (UNSW), PhD (Syd), FRACP, FAMS (Rheumatology)
Designations
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
Senior Consultant, Rheumatology
Specialties
Medicine
Sub Specialties
Rheumatology
Specialty Interests
Rheumatoid Arthritis Ankylosing spondylitis/Spondyloarthritis Ultrasonography Outcome measures
Institutions
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
Photo of Dr Lee Weixian
Credentials
MBBS (S’pore), MRCP (UK), MMed (Internal Med)
Designations
Associate Consultant, Rheumatology
Specialties
Rheumatology
Specialty Interests
Gout
Institutions
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital