Dr Lee Yeow Hian

Respiratory Physician
20 years of experience

Specialty

Respiratory Medicine

Qualifications

MB BCh BAO (honours), MRCP (Int Med), FRCP (Edinburgh); MMed (Sleep Medicine), FAMS (Respiratory Med)

What I do

Dr Lee Yeow Hian provides clinical services such as:
- Sleep Clinic
- Sleep Disorders
- Sleep - Breathing Disorders
- Airway Disorders
See more [ + ]- Lung Disorders
- Respiratory Failure
- Occupational Lung diseases
- Intensive Care Medicine

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Clinic Locations

Lee Respiratory and Sleep Clinic
Mt. Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre # 08-27

38 Irrawaddy Road, S 329563

Lee Respiratory and Sleep Clinic
Mount Alvernia Medical Centre Blk D #05-58
820 Thomson Road
Singapore 574623

Professional Statement

Dr. Lee Yeow Hian is a Consultant Respiratory and Sleep Physician, and Intensive Care Specialist currently practicing at the Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital.

Dr Lee graduated with honours from the Faculty of Medicine at the Queen’s University of Belfast in 1997. He underwent his basic medical training in the United Kingdom and subsequently became a Member of the Royal College of Physicians (UK). Following that, Dr Lee embarked upon his advanced training in Respiratory Medicine in Alexandra Hospital and Tan Tock Seng Hospital in Singapore.

Dr Lee was awarded the Health Manpower Development Program Award to ... See more [ + ]pursue a fellowship in Sleep Medicine at The Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research in Sydney where he trained under world leaders in Sleep Medicine such as Professor Ron Grunstein. He obtained his Masters degree in Sleep Medicine at the University of Sydney in 2007, where he worked with another doyen in field, Professor Colin Sullivan, the inventor of CPAP (Continuous Airway Pressure) therapy. This makes him one of the few Sleep Medicine Specialists in Singapore who are registered with the Singapore Medical Council.

Since returning to Singapore, Dr. Lee was appointed as the principle physician-in-charge of the sleep laboratory in Alexandra Hospital and subsequently in Tan Tock Seng Hospital. Prior to setting up his private practice, Dr Lee was a Consultant in the Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine in Tan Tock Seng Hospital where he was instrumental in developing its sleep services. He continues to be a visting consultant and helms the sleep services in both Tan Tock Seng Hospital and Khoo Teck Puat Hospital.

Dr Lee is accredited as a specialist in intensive care medicine by the Ministry of Health in Singapore and was appointed as a trainer in intensive care medicine by the joint committee on specialist training.

Dr. Lee is recognised for his expertise in Sleep Medicine and has been invited to speak at major scientific conferences internationally as well as in the region, including the World Congress of Sleep Apnoea in Seoul in 2009. He is passionate about the education and professional development of Sleep Medicine Professionals and has been involved in the training of sleep physicians and technologists in Singapore as well as in the region.

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Languages Spoken

English, Malay, Mandarin

Education

Queen’s University of Belfast
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University of Sydney
Academy of Medicine

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Awards and Publications

Awarded Ministry of Health’s Health Manpower Development Program Scholarship to do a Fellowship in Sleep Medicine in the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research in Sydney.

Dr Lee Yeow Hian is often invited to speak at major scientific conferences internationally as well as in the region, including the World Congress of Sleep Apnoea in Seoul in 2009.  He is involved in the training of budding sleep physicians and technologists in Singapore as well as in the region.  He has authored and co-authored many papers and articles which were published in regional and international journals.

Professional Positions and Memberships

Consultant, Respiratory, Sleep and Intensive Care Physician, Lee Respiratory and Sleep Clinic, since December 2012
Visiting Consultant, Sleep Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), since 2012
Visiting Consultant, Sleep Medicine, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, since 2009
See more [ + ] Trainer, Intensive Care Medicine; Joint Committee on Specialist Training, since 2008
Clinical Tutor, National University of Singapore, since 2002
Core Faculty Member, Simulation and Integrated Medical Training Advancement Centre, TTSH, 2010
Consultant, Respiratory and Care Medicine, TTSH, 2009- 2012
Consultant, Respiratory and Care Medicine, Alexandra Hospital, 2007 – 2009
Member, Endoscopy Centre Committee, Alexandra Hospital, 2008 – 2009
Member, Tender Evaluation Committee, Alexandra Hospital, 2008
Member, Infection Control Committee, Alexandra Hospital, 2005 - 2008
Honorary Clinical Fellow in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine at the Centre for Respiratory Failure and Sleep Disorders, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, 2006 - 2007
Associate Consultant Respiratory Medicine, Alexandra Hospital, 2005 – 2007
Exco Member, Singapore Thoracic Society, 2004 - 2006
Member, Singapore Sleep Society, since 2008
Member, Singapore Thoracic Society, since 2001
Member, Royal College of Physicians, UK, since 2000
Lecturer, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS
Lecturer, Alice Lee Centre of Nursing Studies

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Accredited Hospitals

Gleneagles Hospital
Mount Alvernia Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
See more [ + ] Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
Parkway East Hospital

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Insurances Accepted

AXA