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Dr Li                      

Dr Li                      

JCST (Specialist Accreditation), MMed, MBBS

Associate Consultant

Specialty: Anaesthesiology

Sub-specialties: Chronic Pain Management

Clinical Appointments

  • Associate Consultant Anaesthesia & Surgical Intensive Care Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital


Dr Lydia Li is currently an associate consultant with the Department of Anaesthesia and Surgical Intensive Care at Changi General Hospital (CGH). She has a special interest in chronic pain management.

Dr Li studied at the National University of Singapore, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine where she obtained her Medical Degree. She then completed her Residency in Singhealth Anaesthesia training across various Singhealth Institutions including Changi General Hospital (CGH), KK Women's and Children's Hospital (KKWCH) and Singapore General Hospital (SGH).

Besides working as an anaesthesiologist in the Operation Theatres and Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Dr Li is actively engaged in research. She also enjoys teaching both students and residents.


  • MMED Anaesthesia (Singapore) 2017
  • MBBS National University of Singapore 2012

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • ​Associate Consultant, Department of Anaesthesia & Surgical Intensive Care, Changi General Hospital, 2019- Present
  • Clinical Instructor - Duke-NUS
  • Member, Hip Fracture Quality Improvement Workgroup, Changi General Hospital, 2019- Present
  • Member, Infection Control Hospital Workgroup, Changi General Hospital, 2019- Present
  • Member, Sunrise Surgical Care Workgroup, Changi General Hospital, 2019- Present
  • SHARP Residency Exam Committee, Singhealth Residency, 2017-2018
  • Singhealth Infomatics Committee, SGH, 2017-2018


  • ​Korean Society of Anaesthesia Travel Grant Educational Scholarship, 2018
  • Best Moderated Oral Poster Presentation Award, Singhealth Duke NUS Surgical & Anaesthesia Congress, 2017
  • RISE Award for Outstanding Quality Improvement Project, 2015

Research Interests

  • Anaesthesia
  • Chronic Pain
  • Digital Health
  • Innovation


  • Intrathecal Catheter Insertion and Analgesia is a Safe and Effective Method of Pain Control in Patients with Advanced and Intractable Cancer Pain. Publication in Journal of Pain and Relief Biomedical Journals-17-541R1.

Research Trials