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Dr Chiew Yi Rong

Dr Chiew Yi Rong

​MD, MRCP (UK), MMed (Int.Med)


Specialty: Neurology

Clinical Interest: General Neurology

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
General Neurology.

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Department of Neurology National Neuroscience InstituteNational Neuroscience Institute


​Dr Chiew Yi Rong is a Consultant, Department of Neurology at the National Neuroscience Institute (NNI@TTSH). He joined the National Healthcare Group (NHG) Internal Medicine Residency and subsequently completed his Senior Residency in Neurology in 2021.


  • Master of Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2018
  • MRCP (UK), 2018
  • MD (UKM), 2013

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Consultant, Department of Neurology, National Neuroscience Institute (NNI@TTSH)
  • Programme Director, Epilepsy and Sleep Disorders, National Neuroscience Institute
  • Clinical Instructor, Duke-NUS
  • Member, American Academy of Neurology
  • Collegiate Member, Royal College of Physicians United Kingdom


  • ​NHG Teaching Excellence Award 2017

Research Interests


  • Chiew YR, HHM Rebecca. Acute Painless Spontaneous Common Carotid Artery Dissection related to Newly diagnosed HIV infection. QJM: An International Journal of Medicine. 2022; hcac183.
  • Chiew YR, Ng KP. IVIG treatment in non-paraneoplastic Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome with elevated voltage-gated calcium channels antibodies and subacute cerebellar ataxia. Neurology Asia. 2022; 27;493-495.
  • Chiew YR, Ng GJ, Kong YY, Tan YJ. Orbital Apex Syndrome secondary to herpes zoster ophthalmicus: Clinical features and outcomes. Case report and systematic review. J Clin Neurosci. 2022 May; 99:367-372. doi:10.1016/j.jocn.2022.03.036.
  • Chiew YR, Seet YHC. An Unusual Case of Stroke as the Initial Manifestation of Early Takayasu Arteritis with Normal Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR): Diagnosis and Treatment. Am J Case Rep 2022; 23:3936321. doi: 10.12659/AJCR.936321.
  • Chiew YR, Pawa C, Singh DR. Optic Neuropathy from asymptomatic sphenoid sinus aspergilloma. Practical Neurology 2022;22:231-232. doi: 10.1136/practneurol-2021-003243.
  • Ng GJ, Chiew YR, Kong YY, Koh SMJ. Neuralgic amyotrophy in COVID-19 infection and after vaccination. Annals Acad Med. 2022. 51;6,376-377.
  • Ng GJ, Chiew YR. Nitrous oxide and cervical myelopathy. Annals Acad Med. 2022. 51;5,321-323.

Research Trials