Dr Yap Wee See

Respiratory Physician / Internist
30 years of experience

Specialty

Respiratory Medicine / Internal Medicine

Clinical Interest

Respiratory Medicine

Qualifications

MBBS (Singapore), MRCP (UK), FAMS (Respiratory Medicine), FCCP (USA), FRCP (London), FRCP (Edinburgh)

What I do

Dr Yap We See provides treatments for following conditions:
- Lung Cancer
- Snoring & Sleep Disorders
- Chronic Cough & Breathlessness
- Bronchial Asthma
See more [ + ]- Smoking & COPD
- Pneumonia & Tuberculosis
- Abnormal Chest  X-ray
- Lung Function Assessment
- Laser, Stenting & Other Bronchoscopic  Intervention of Lung Disorders
- Intensive Care Medicine

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Clinic Locations

Yap Wee See Respiratory and Sleep Clinic
Mt Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
#08-27
38 Irrawaddy Road Singapore 329563

Professional Statement

Dr Yap Wee See is a respiratory physician internist practicing at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore. He obtained his MBBS from the National University of Singapore in 1988 and completed MRCP (Int Med) in the United Kingdom, then FAMS from Academy of Medicine, Singapore in 2001. He has special interests in respiratory, intensive care and internal medicine.

Dr Yap Wee See was the Head of Department and Senior Consultant of the Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), from 2011 to 2014, before he set up his practice in Mt Elizabeth Novena Hospital in July 2014.
<... See more [ + ]br>Dr Yap Wee was awarded The Commendation Medal by the Prime Minister's Office Singapore. The Medal is awarded to a person who has distinguished himself through commendable performance and conduct, or significant efficiency, competence and devotion to duty. He also received the Healthcare Award on 25 May 2009 from President S R Nathan.

In 2003, Dr Yap Wee See was at the front line, battling the SARS epidemic. As a Senior Consultant at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, he worked in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) wards, courageously administering treatment to severely affected SARS patients.

Dr Yap Wee See speaks several languages, such as: English, Mandarin, Malay, Hokkien and Cantonese.

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Languages Spoken

English, Malay, Hokkien, Cantonese, Mandarin

Education

National University of Singapore Faculty of Medicine

Awards and Publications

Dr Yap Wee See was awarded The Commendation Medal by the Prime Minister's Office Singapore. The Medal is awarded to a person who has distinguished himself through commendable performance and conduct, or significant efficiency, competence and devotion to duty.
Dr. Yap Wee See received the Healthcare Award on 25 May 2009 from President S R Nathan.
During the outbreak of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) disease in 2003, Dr. Yap Wee See was at the frontline, battling the SARS epidemic.
Awarded Health Manpower Development Programme Fellowship by the Ministry of Health (1999)
Pingat Kepujian (The Commendation Medal) 2003 National Day Awards for Overcoming SARS, Singapore

Professional Positions and Memberships

Head of Department and Senior Consultant in the Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital (2011 to 2014)
Visiting Consultant, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Visiting Consultant , John Hopkins Hospital
See more [ + ]Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians, USA
Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore since 2001
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh) since 2005
Fellow of Royal College of Physicians (London) since 2011

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Accredited Hospitals

Gleneagles Hospital
Mount Alvernia Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
See more [ + ]Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
Parkway East Hospital
John Hopkins International Medical Centre, Singapore

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Insurances Accepted

Adept Insurance
MIB / MHC Medical Network
NTUC
Aviva /Aviva PCP Care
Parkway Shenton
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Cigna / IXChange
Shenton Insurance

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