Dr Michael H. L. Yap

Neurologist / Internist
55 years of experience


Neurology Internal Medicine


M.D. (Canada), M. Med (int. Med), FRACP, F.A.M.S. (Neurology)

What I do

Dr Michael H. L. Yap provides clinical services such as:
- Diagnosis of difficult and unusual headaches, giddiness, fainting or loss of consciousness
- Neckaches
- Backaches
- Difficulty in moving upper or lower limbs (weakness or numbness)
See more [ + ]- EMG studies 
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Clinic Locations

M Y Neurology & Medical Clinic
Mt. Elizabeth Medical Centre #10-01
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

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Professional Statement

DrMichael H. L. Yap's  practice is mainly in general neurology with a background of Internal Medicine, as many patients who  encounter severe neurological problems also have associated general medical problems, particularly when admission is necessary.

Much of the outpatient clinic work is to assess a neurological problem referred by general practitioners or other doctors. Most of these patients, after completing investigations and the diagnosis is made, will not need further neurological management or follow-up, and would be directed back to the referring doctor

Languages Spoken

English, Indonesian, Hokkien, Mandarin


University of Saskatchewan,Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Awards and Publications

Awarded Colombo Plan Scholarship for Medicine 1962 to Canada
WHO Travelling Fellowship for Consultants (for Neurology) April to September 1975

Professional Positions and Memberships

Clinical Teacher, Faculty of Medicine 1972 to 1980, 1982 to Dec 1991
President, Singapore Government Medical and Dental Officers’ Association 1976 to 1978
Senior Consultant Physician & Head, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Dept. of Neurology (May 1978 to June 1980)
See more [ + ] Visiting Consultant, Dept. of Neurology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital ( April 1981 to Dec 1991)
President, Society for the Neurosciences, 1977 and 1978
Member of the Medical Board, Mt Elizabeth Hospital (1988 to 1989 )
President, Clinical Neuroscience Society ( formerly Society for the Neurosciences) , 1989 to 1992
Member, National Committee on Neuroscience ( February 1998 to December 1999 )
Director and Hon Secretary, Consultant NeuroSpecialists Pte Ltd (CN.S PL)  Dec 1996 to March 2007
Coordinator, MEH-CN.S Sleep Disorders Centre (Jan 1997 to Feb 2000)
Managing Director, Clinical Neuroscience Services Pte Ltd ( July 2000 to June 2001 )
Administrative Director, Mount Elizabeth Hospital Clinical Neuroscience Centre ( July 2000 to June 2001 )
Founder Member, Singapore Sleep Society since Nov 2002
Chairman, Executive Committee of the National Neuroscience Institute ( March 2002 to March 2004 )
Director, National Healthcare Group ( April 2002 to April 2006 )
Visiting Neurologist, Bethany Methodist Nursing Home

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Accredited Hospitals

Gleneagles Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Hospital

Insurances Accepted