Dr Yeo Chor Tzien

Respiratory Physician
37 years of experience

Specialty

Respiratory Medicine Internal Medicine

Qualifications

MBBS, M.Med (Int Med.), FAMS (Respiratory Medicine)

What I do

Dr Yeo Chor Tzien provides clinical services, such as:
* Medical care in the diagnosis and treatment for a full range of respiratory diseases
* Common diagnostic procedures include lung function testing (spirometry and diffusion
   studies, histamine challenge test, exercise induced asthma testing)
* Pleural aspiration (chest tap) and pleural biopsy
See more [ + ]* Bronchoscopy and biopsy and sleep studies (to diagnose obstructive sleep apnoea)
* Chest X-rays
* CT Scan of the thorax
* PET (positron emission tomography) scans
*  Chest tap and chest tube insertion 
*  Pleurodesis (injection of chemicals into the pleural space to prevent
    re-accumulation of fluid)
* Insertion of various types of bronchial stents (to open up contricted airways or close up persistent air-leaks)

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Clinic Locations

C T Yeo Respiratory & Medical Clinic
Gleneagles Medical Centre #09-18
6 Napier Road, S 258499

Professional Statement

Dr Yeo Chor Tzien is a Respiratory Physician practicing at Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore. He is also a Consultant Pulmonologist. 

Dr Yeo Chor Tzien returned from London to Singapore in 1991, and served as Consultant (Respiratory Medicine) at the Singapore General Hospital right till he left for Private Practice in 1993. He played a major role in setting up the Department of Respiratory Medicine at the Singapore General Hospital, training Postgraduate Doctors in the field of Respiratory Medicine. He started SGH Asthma Clinic and Education Centre (ACEC) in 1993 and he was also Founder Member of Asthma Association (Singapore) in 1993... See more [ + ], and served actively in the association for 10 years. During this period, he had been President of the association in the years 1994/1995; 1999/2000 and 2000/2001.

Dr Yeo Chor Tzien is also a full member of the Academy of Medicine since 1990 and had been on the Academy of Medicine’s Roll of Specialists for Respiratory Medicine since 1993. He is bilingual, and speaks English and Mandarin.

Dr Yeo Chor Tzien sits on the Committee of Postgraduate Training and Education at the Singapore General Hospital from 1991 to 1993. He was also Advance Training Supervisor in Respiratory Medicine, Academy of Medicine, Singapore in 1992 and 1993.

Besides the Asthma Association, Dr Yeo Chor Tzien is also an active member of the Singapore Thoracic Society since 1988. He sits on the Organizing Committee on Seminar on Bronchial Asthma by the Singapore Thoracic Society in 1989. He also sits on the Organizing Committee for the Third Congress of the Asia Pacific Society of Respirology in 1993, when the event was hosted in Singapore.

Dr Yeo Chor Tzien was a Steering Committee Member of ARIAP (Asthma Reality & Insights in Asia Pacific) Study. This is a major study of asthmatic trends in the Asia Pacific Region, and many papers from this study had been published in various International Journals in Respiratory Medicine.

Dr Yeo specializes in Airway Diseases and Lung Function Studies. He is particularly well known for the condition of Bronchial Asthma. He had published numerous articles, research studies and reports in peer-reviewed journals, and had lectured widely on the subject of Pulmonology and Airway Diseases at both local and at international conferences/seminars.

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Languages Spoken

English, Mandarin

Education

Awards and Publications

Steering Committee Member of ARIAP (Asthma Reality & Insights in Asia Pacific) Study. This is a major study of asthmatic trends in the Asia Pacific Region, and many papers from this study had been published in various International Journals in Respiratory Medicine. Published numerous articles, research studies and reports in peer-reviewed journals, and had lectured widely on the subject of Pulmonology and Airway Diseases at both local and at international conferences/seminars.
 

Professional Positions and Memberships

Consultant Pulmologist and Physician at Gleneagles Medical Centre
Member of the Academy of Medicine (1990-present)
Member of Academy of Medicine’s Roll of Specialists for Respiratory Medicine (1993-present)
See more [ + ] Consultant (Respiratory Medicine) at the Singapore General Hospital (1991-1993)
Committee of Postgraduate Training and Education at the Singapore General Hospital (1991 -1993)
Advance Training Supervisor in Respiratory Medicine, Academy of Medicine, Singapore in 1992 and 1993
Consultant In Charge, SGH Asthma Clinic and Education Centre (ACEC) (1993-1994)
Founding Member of Asthma Association (Singapore) in (1993-2003)
President of the Asthma Association (1994-95; 1999-2001)
Member of the Singapore Thoracic Society (1988-present)
Organizing Committee on Seminar on Bronchial Asthma by the Singapore Thoracic Society (1989)
Organizing Committee for the Third Congress of the Asia Pacific Society of Respirology (1993)
Steering Committee Member of ARIAP (Asthma Reality & Insights in Asia Pacific) Study.

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Accredited Hospitals

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

Alliance HealthCare
Aviva /Aviva PCP Care
Cigna / IXChange
Great Eastern
MIB / MHC Medical Network
See more [ + ]NTUC
Parkway Shenton

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