A/Prof Leong Keng Hong

Rheumatologist
34 years of experience

Specialty

Rheumatology

Qualifications

MBBS (NUS, Singapore) 1983 MRCP (Int Med) (RCP, United Kingdom) 1989 M Med (Int Med) (NUS, Singapore) 1989 FAMS (Rheumatology) (Academy of Medicine, Singapore) 1992 FRCP (Int Med) (RCP, Edinburgh, United Kingdom) 1997 MD (NUS, Singapore) 2005 

What I do

A/Prof Leong Keng Hong treats the following conditions in his clinic:
- Joint Pain & Arthritis - making an accurate diagnosis and providing treatment
- Osteoarthritis (wear and tear of joints; degenerative joint disease)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
See more [ + ]- Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS)
- Psoriatic Arthritis
- Sjogren's Syndrome
- Inflammatory Muscle Disease (eg polymyositis, dermatomyositis)
- Scleroderma, Systemic Sclerosis
- Gout
- Osteoporosis (Screening and Treatment)
- Soft Tissue Rheumatism
- Fibromyalgia
- Regional Pain Syndromes (Headache, Backache, Hand/Neck/Heel Pain)
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Trigger Finger
- Fibrositis, Bursitis and Tendonitis(Screening and Treatment)

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Clinic Locations

Leong Keng Hong Arthitis
& Medical Clinic
Gleneagles Medical Centre #04-18
6 Napier Road, S 258499

Professional Statement

A/Prof Leong Keng Hong is a Rheumatologist practising at Gleneagles Medical Centre and Adjunct Associate Professor at Yong Yoo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. He is also a visiting doctor at the Department of Rheumatology and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore since 1997 until now.  A/Prof Leong was a visiting doctor at Department of Medicine (Rheumatology), National University Hospital, Singapore from 1999-2002.

A/Prof Leong Keng Hong completed his MBBS from the National University of Singapore in 1983. He founded the Osteoporosis Society (Singapore) in 1996 and served as its President until 2004. He was ... See more [ + ]also the Inaugural Chairman of the Chapter of Rheumatologists, College of Physicians, Academy of Medicine, Singapore from 2004-2007 and its Chairman until 2013.

A/Prof Leong Keng Hong is active in research and has published numerous original articles in reputable journals and chapters in medical and rheumatology textbooks. Special areas of his interest include autoimmune diseases such as arthritis and lupus; degenerative diseases such as osteoporosis and osteoarthritis. He will tailor each treatment plan to effectively manage the condition in each patient.

Over the years, A/Prof Leong Keng Hong has been invited to write for various publications to share his expertise in rheumatology and autoimmune diseases.He is trilingual and speaks English, Mandarin, and Bahasa Indonesia.

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Languages Spoken

English, Malay, Mandarin

Education

National University of Singapore

Awards and Publications

Professional Positions and Memberships

Asst Treasurer, Lupus Association (Singapore), 1992
Editor, Lupus Link, Lupus Association (Singapore), 1992 to 1994
Vice President, Lupus Association (Singapore), 1995 to 2001, 2003 to present
See more [ + ]International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases (formerly APLAR Journal of Rheumatology) Editorial Board Member, 1997 to present
Specialist Training Committee (Rheumatology), Specialist Accreditation Board, Ministry of Health, Singapore, renamed Residency Advisory Committee Member, 2006 to 2016
Board Member, Singapore Action Group for Elders (SAGE) Counselling Centre, 2008 to 2013
Asst Treasurer, Singapore Action Group for Elders (SAGE) Counselling Centre, 2013 to 2014
Vice President, Singapore Action Group for Elders (SAGE) Counselling Centre, 2014 to present
Chairman, Drug Safety Monitoring Board
A proof of concept double blind randomized placebo controlled trial of probiotics in systemic sclerosis associated gastrointestinal disease, SGH and NUH, 2013 to present
Member, Health Hub Clinical Practice Group, HPB, MOH, 2014 to present
Member, Chronic Disease Management Programme Advisory Committee, MOH, 2014 to present
Panel Member, 2015 to 2016
Expert Panel: Clinical Practice Guidelines on Osteoporosis, Osteoporosis Society (Singapore), Ministry of Health, 2016

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Accredited Hospitals

Gleneagles Hospital
Mount Alvernia Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
See more [ + ]Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
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Insurances Accepted