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Singapore General Hospital
Dr Shahul Hameed
Singapore General Hospital
Senior Consultant
MBBS, MRCP (UK), FAMS (Neurology), FRCP (Edinburgh)

Dr Shahul Hameed graduated in medicine from University of Madras and underwent basic medical training in Malaysia. He has attained MRCP(UK) and had been working in Fremantle hospital, Perth, Australia. Having gained experience and training in Internal Medicine and Neurology conditions, he joined National Neuroscience Institute (SGH) in 2005. He underwent further Advanced Speciality Training in Neurology and was accredited as a Neurologist. Thereafter, he was awarded Singhealth-HMDP  fellowship in Dementia and Neurobehavioural programme at University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

Dr Shahul works as a Senior Consultant Neurologist in NNI(SGH) and as Adjunct Assistant Professor with Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School.  His area of interest is Memory Disorders, Sleep Disorders and General Neurology. He is also actively involved in teaching medical students and other health care professionals.

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships
  1. Consultant Neurologist - National Neuroscience Institute (SGH)
  2. Adjunct Assistant Professor - Duke-NUS Medical School
  3. Senior Clinical Lecturer -  NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  4. Fellow of Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
  5. Fellow of Academy of Medicine Singapore
  6. Member of Singapore Medical Association
  7. Member of Singapore Sleep Society
  • Singhealth Service quality partners award 2008
  • Singhealth HMDP Award  for Fellowship in Dementia & Neurobehavioural Programme at Vancouver, Canada 2009-2010.
  • Singhealth service quality partners award 2011.
  • Singhealth Quality Service Award-GOLD 2012.
  • Service Quality Award in September 2013 for SGH.
  • Singhealth Talent Development Fund Award to do Masters in Medical Education from University Of Dundee, 2013.
Publications and Research Trials
  1. WongJW, Yuen KH, Nagappan S, Shahul WS,Ho SS, Gan EK, Toh WT. J Pharm Pharmacol.2002 Feb;55(2):193-8
    Therapeutic equivalence of a low dose artemisinin formulation in falciparum malaria patients.
  2. Shahul Hameed and E.K.Tan  Informa healthcare USA,Inc.2007 Book-Restless Leg Syndrome-Diagnosis and Treatment Edited by William G Ondo 
    Authored book chapter, Restless Leg Syndrome: Diagnostic Criteria and Differential Diagnosis
  3. Eng-King Tan, Shahul Hameed, S.Fook-Chong, Khadijah Hussein, Sau-Ying Lum, Ling-Ling Chan 
    J Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery 110(2008) 813-817
    Treatment outcome correlates with knowledge of disease in hemifacial spasm.
  4. Shahul Hameed,Ian Mackenzie,Robin Hsiung. Cambridge University Press,2010. Book- Case studies in Dementia:Common and Uncommon Presentations. Edited By Serge Gauthier and Pedro Rosa Neto.  
    Authored book chapter, A Lady with weakness,fasciculations and failing memory.
  5. Shahul Hameed,Robin Hsiung. British Columbia Medical Journal BCMJ, Vol. 53, No. 4, May 2011, page(s) 188-192 .
    The role of mitochondria in aging, neurodegenerative disease, and future therapeutic options
  6. Y.L.Lo ,S. Hameed , H. Rumpel , L.L.Chan. J Headache Pain, 21 May 2011.
    Auditory hallucinations and migraine of possible brainstem origin
  7. Shahul Hameed, Eng King Tan. Basal Ganglia Volume 1, Issue 4, Pages 175-236 (November 2011)  
    Sub-clinical hypothyroidism and reversible choreoathetosis
  8. Ahmad MT, Hameed S, Lin KP, Prakash KM. Ann Indian Acd Neurol.2013 Jan;16(1):94-6. 
    Spontaneous intracranial hypotension with bilateral subdural hemorrhage:Is conservative management adequate?
  9. Ting SK, Hameed S, Earnest A, Tan EK. Clin Neurol Neurosurg, 2013 July;115(7):1049-51. 
    Dissociative semantic breakdown in Alzheimer’s disease:evidence from multiple category fluency test.
  10. Simon Kang Seng Ting, Shahul Hameed, Eng-King Tan, et al. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2014 Jan;85(1):117-8. doi: 10.1136/jnnp-2013-305828. Epub 2013 Aug 2013.  
    Digit span: a comparison of Chinese versus alphabetic language speakers in dysexecutive dementia patients.
  11. Peeraully T & Hameed S,Tan EK et al. Int J Clin Pract.2013 AUG;67(8):801-6.
    Complementary therapies in hemifacial spasm and comparison with other movement disorders.
  12. Simon Kang Seng Ting, Shahul Hameed. The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences ,October 2013,25:E37-E38.
    “Lexical Alexia” in a Chinese Semantic Dementia Patient
  13. Simon Kang Seng Ting,Mei-Sian Chong,Nagaendran Kandiah,Shahul Hameed et al. Neurobiology of Aging 34(2013)2441.e7-2441.e8. Absence of A673T amyloid-Beta precursor protein variant in Alzheimer’s disease and other neurological diseases.
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