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Dr Chan Ching Yee

Dr Chan Ching Yee


Senior Consultant

Specialty: Otolaryngology

Clinical Interest: Paediatric Otolaryngology

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Acute Pharyngitis and Tonsillitis, Allergic Rhinitis, Bad Breath (Halitosis), Cochlear Implant, Cough & Cold (Child), Croup, Ear Acute Otitis Media, Ear Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media, Ear Infections (Child), Ear Otitis Externa, Ear Otitis Media, Ear Pinna Infection, Earwax in Children, Foreign Bodies in Ear, Glue Ear - Otitis Media with Effusion (OME), Hearing Loss (Adults), Laryngopharyngeal Reflux, Larynx Cancer, Nasal Polyps, Nasopharynx Cancer, Nose (Child), Nosebleeds, Nosebleeds in Children, Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA), Otitis Media with Effusion, Rhinitis, Sinusitis, Sleep-disordered Breathing and Snoring, Snoring, Snoring in Children, Swallowing Difficulties, Thyroid nodules, Thyroid Nodules, Tinnitus, Tonsils & Adenoids (Child), Voice Disorders - Vocal Fold Paralysis, Voice Disorders - Vocal Nodules, Polyps, Cysts and Tumours.

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant SingHealth Duke-NUS Sleep Centre
  • Senior Consultant Children's ENT Centre KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital
  • Senior Consultant Otolaryngology KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital


Dr Chan Ching Yee graduated from the National University of Singapore in 2008. In her fourth year, she won the Singapore Society of Otorhinolaryngology book prize. She was placed on the Dean’s list in her final year. She also won the Singapore Medical Association Bronze Medal for being the second best student in class and the 2nd Mekie Book Prize for being the second best student in Surgery. She entered Otolaryngology residency in 2011.

As a resident, she played an active role in teaching the junior residents. She was chief resident in 2013 and was part of the first batch of Singapore Chief Residents. She received the outstanding resident award in 2012, 2013 and 2016. In 2015, she also received the outstanding chief resident award.

After graduating from residency, she joined the Department of Otolaryngology at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital in 2017 as Associate Consultant. She is physician mentor for the Singhealth Residency Leadership Program and won the You Shine award for her contributions. She was an invited speaker at the Duke-NUS education conference, Singapore Sleep Congress and ASEAN ORL conference. She has presented regionally and internationally and is first author of several journal articles.


  • MMED (ORL) 2013
  • MRCS (Glasgow) 2011
  • MBBS (Singapore) 2008

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Physician Faculty Member, Singhealth Residency
  • Adjunct Research Fellow, Duke-NUS
  • Member, AM.EI
  • Consultant, Department of Otolaryngology, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital 2017 - 2024
  • Member, Clinical quality improvement committee, surgery academic clinical program 2017 - present
  • Patient safety lead, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital 2017 - present


  • You Shine Award, (Singhealth Residency Leadership Programe) 2017

Research Interests

  • Congenital CMV and hearing loss
  • Resident education and learning


  • Complications and Pain in Obstructive Sleep Apnoea — Comparing Single and Multilevel Surgery. CY Chan, HJ Han, WK Lye and ST Toh. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2018 March. Accepted for publication.
  • Simulators and models for laryngeal laser surgery and laser myringotomy. CY Chan and DPC Lau. The Laryngoscope. Sept 2016; 126(9): 2089-91
  • Postoperative Complications in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients: A Comparison between Single and Multilevel Surgery. Chan C Y, Han H J, Toh S T. Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Sept 2014. 151(1 suppl):134-4
  • Mastoid Obliteration and Reconstruction: A Review of Techniques and Results. C Y Chan and Y M Chan. Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare. March 2012; 21 (1):23-9

Research Trials