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SingHealth Duke-NUS Lung Centre

About Lung Centre Services Our Doctors

Our Vision


Our Vision is to be a thoracic community of excellence, providing patient-centered, seamless care. Our strategic goals are:

Clinical Services
a. Delivering unrivaled clinical care
b. Providing a single referral channel for all thoracic conditions

Education
a. Attracting, developing and retaining world-class talent

Research
a. Embracing innovation in clinical practice through partnership with research

The Lung Centre is focused on delivering high quality clinical care in the following areas – Airway Diseases, Complex Lung Diseases, Pulmonary Infections and Thoracic Oncology. Strong support from Thoracic Support Services (Diagnostic Radiology, Thoracic Pathology, Anesthesiology and Allied Health) enable us to achieve this.

The Centre is helmed by the following specialties, which are:

  • Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Medical Oncology
  • Radiation Oncology

The Centre forms a unique platform for the collaborative work of a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals to meet the needs of the patient throughout the disease trajectory. Cases are discussed at a multidisciplinary meetings. Our team of specialists are experienced in the assessment and management of complex lung diseases and tumours. Besides providing clinical services to our local population, we are also a regional referral centre and a leading centre for clinical research.

The multidisciplinary SingHealth Duke-NUS Lung Centre is currently located at Basement of Block 3, Singapore General Hospital, Specialist Outpatient Clinic B.

Our Services

1. Airway Diseases
• Severe/ Difficult-to-treat (DTT) Asthma Clinic
• Bronchiectasis Clinic
• COPD Clinic

The Severe /Difficult-to-treat Asthma, Bronchiectasis and COPD clinics provide multidisciplinary comprehensive and highly specialized care for patients with uncontrolled or severe asthma, bronchiectasis and COPD.  We have wide range of diagnostic tests (lung function, fitness-to-fly testing, cardiopulmonary exercise testing, induced sputum for phenotyping asthma and COPD) and therapeutic options available.  This includes use of biologics, Bronchial thermoplasty for severe asthma, pulmonary rehabilitation, bronchoscopic lung volume reduction surgery using Thermal Vapour ablation for emphysema and lung transplant.  In addition, we are also actively involved in research and participate in multicentre trials to provide patients with more therapeutic options and to enhance medical knowledge.

2. Complex Lung Diseases
• Interstitial Lung Disease Clinic
• Chronic Non-invasive Ventilation Clinic
• Occupational Lung Disease Clinic

3. Pulmonary Infections
• Diagnostic Bronchoscopy
• Multi-disciplinary radiology meetings

4. Thoracic Oncology
• Multi-disciplinary tumour boards
• Co-location of the Thoracic Surgery ambulatory clinics with Respiratory Medicine

5. Thoracic Support Services
• Thoracic Radiology including CT-guided biopsies
• Pulmonary Rehabilitation
• Pulmonary Physiology
• Interventional Pulmonology
• Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing
• Respiratory Therapy Services
• Allergy Testing
• Smoking Cessation Program

Healthcare Professionals leading the Lung Centre

A/Prof Loo Chian Min
Head, SDDC Lung Centre, SingHealth
HOD & Senior Consultant, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, SGH

Dr Anantham Devanand
Deputy Head, SDDC Lung Centre,
Senior Consultant, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, SGH

Dr Low Su Ying
Director (Clinical Services), SDDC Lung Centre, SingHealth
Senior Consultant, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, SGH

Dr Angela Maria Takano Pena
Director (Education), SDDC Lung Centre, SingHealth
Senior Consultant, Department of Anatomical Pathology, Division of Pathology, SGH

A/Prof Darren Lim Wan-Teck
Director (Research), SDDC Lung Centre, SingHealth
Senior Consultant, Department of Medical Oncology, NCCS

Dr Ong Boon Hean
Service Chief (SGH Campus), SDDC Lung Centre, SingHealth
Consultant, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, NHCS

Dr Jessica Tan Han Ying
Service Chief (SengKang Campus), SDDC Lung Centre, SingHealth
Consultant, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, SGH

Dr Teoh Oon Hoe
Service Chief (KKH Campus), SDDC Lung Centre, SingHealth
Deputy Head and Senior Consultant, Department of Pediatrics Respiratory Medicine, KKH

Dr Low Teck Boon
Service Chief (CGH Campus), SDDC Lung Centre, SingHealth
Consultant, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, CGH

Dr Koh Puay Theng Tina
Consultant, Division of Surgical Oncology, NCCS

Dr Chua Yang Chong
Associate Consultant, Division of Surgical Oncology, NCCS

Dr Soo Ing Xiang
Associate Consultant, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, NHCS

Healthcare Professionals from National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS)

Dr Ang Mei-Kim
Senior Consultant, Division of Medical Oncology, NCCS

Dr Ng Quan Sing
Senior Consultant, Division of Medical Oncology, NCCS

Dr Tan Shao Weng Daniel
Senior Consultant, Division of Medical Oncology, NCCS

Dr Toh Chee Keong
Senior Consultant, Division of Medical Oncology, NCCS

A/Prof Tan Eng Huat
Senior Consultant, Division of Medical Oncology, NCCS

Dr Ravindran Kanesvaran
Consultant, Division of Medical Oncology, NCCS

Dr Amit Jain
Consultant, Division of Medical Oncology, NCCS

Dr Tan Wan Ling
Associate Consultant, Division of Medical Oncology, NCCS

Dr Yap Swee Peng

Senior Consultant, Division of Radiation Oncology, NCCS

Healthcare Professionals from Singapore General Hospital (SGH)

A/Prof Cheah Foong Koon
Senior Consultant, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, SGH
Head, Department of Cardiac Radiology, NHCS

Dr Haja Mohideen Salahudeen Mohamed
Consultant, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, SGH

Dr Anne Hsu Ann Ling
Senior Consultant, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, SGH

A/Prof Mariko Koh Siyue
Senior Consultant, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, SGH

Dr Ong Thun How
Senior Consultant, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, SGH

Dr Phua Ghee Chee
Senior Consultant, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, SGH

Dr Tan Keng Leong
Senior Consultant, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, SGH

Dr Adrian Chan Kwok Wai
Consultant, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, SGH

Dr Leow Leong Chai
Consultant, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, SGH

Dr Melvin Tay Chee Kiang
Consultant, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, SGH

Dr Sewa Duu Wen
Consultant, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, SGH

Dr Tan Aik Hau
Consultant, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, SGH

Dr Tan Gan Liang
Consultant, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, SGH

APN Tan Hui Li
Nurse Clinician, Department of Specialty Nursing, Nursing Division, SGH

APN Lim Wen Ting
Nurse Clinician, Department of Specialty Nursing, Nursing Division, SGH

Dr Ong Hwee Kuan
Senior Principal Physiotherapist, Department of Physiotherapy, Allied Health Division, SGH

Ms Katherin Huang Shilin
Senior Physiotherapist, Department of Physiotherapy, Allied Health Division, SGH

Ms Tan Chun Ju
Physiotherapist, Department of Physiotherapy, Allied Health Division, SGH

To make an appointment at SingHealth Duke-NUS Lung Centre at SGH, please call 63214377.

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