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Clin Asst Prof Lydia Li Weiling

Clin Asst Prof Li

JCST (Specialist Accreditation), MBBS, MMed, MCI


Changi General Hospital

Specialty: Anaesthesiology

Sub-specialties: Chronic Pain Management

Clinical Appointments

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


Dr Lydia Li is a Consultant in the Department of Anaesthesia and Surgical Intensive Care. She graduated from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, after which she went on to obtain her Masters of Medicine (Anaesthesia) (Singapore).


  • MCI (Singapore) 2022
  • MMED Anaesthesia (Singapore) 2017
  • MBBS National University of Singapore 2012

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Clinical Instructor, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Clinical Instructor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
  • Physician Faculty, SingHealth Anaesthesia Residency Program, Singapore Health Services
  • Member, SingHealth Duke-NUS Anaesthesiology Academic Clinical Programme (ACP) Pain Research Workgroup
  • Member, Infection Prevention and Control Hospital Workgroup, Changi General Hospital
  • Member, Hip Fracture Quality Improvement Workgroup, Changi General Hospital
  • Singapore Health Services Anaesthesia Residency Exam Committee, Singapore Health Services
  • SingHealth Informatics Committee, Singapore General Hospital


  • ​Singapore Ministry of Health Healthcare Research Scholarship (National Medical Research Council) - Master of Clinical Investigation (MCI), 2020
  • Nominated & Selected for Duke-NUS Centre for Clinician-Scientist Development (CCSD) Individual Development Programme, 2020
  • Nominated & Selected for Global Young Scientists Summit (GYSS) Organized by National Medical Research Council, 2020
  • 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


  • Li LW, Chew AMK, Gunasekeran DV. 
    Digital health for patients with chronic pain during the COVID-19 pandemic. 
    Br J Anaesth. 2020 Nov;125(5):657-660. doi: 10.1016/j.bja.2020.08.003. Epub 2020 Aug 10. PMID: 32863018; PMCID: PMC7416745.
    JIF 6.88. Thompson Reuters Top 20% Journal.
  • He Y, Li LW, Hao Y, Hairil RA.
    Assessment of predictive validity and feasibility of Edmonton Frail Scale in identifying postoperative complications among elderly patients: a prospective observational study. 
    Scientific Reports Nature Journal 10, 14682 (2020).
    JIF 4.01. SingHealth’s list of top 20% journal for “multidisciplinary science” category.
  • Li LW, Singh PA, Mah CL, Teng OL, Tong QJ, Ng XLL. 
    Instituting Pandemic Plans in a Singapore Anaesthesia Unit: The Challenges and Learning Points. 
    Open Journal of Anesthesiology (2020), 10, 263-276. doi: 10.4236/ojanes.2020.107023
  • Chan XHD, Li LW, Tan KH. 
    Intrathecal Catheter Insertion and Analgesia is a Safe and Effective Method of Pain Control in Patients with Advanced and Intractable Cancer Pain. 
    J Pain Relief 6:289. doi:10.4172/2167-0846.1000289
  • Li LW, Chua WY, Bong CL. 
    Anaesthesia for Radiotherapy in Paediatrics Oncology- a Retrospective Observational Study in an Asian Population.
    Chinese Clinical Oncology. 2021 Feb. DOI: 10.21037/cco-20-3.
    JIF 1.76.

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