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Adj Asst Prof Chong Siew Le

Adj Asst Prof Chong Siew Le

MD, MRCPCH (Paed) (UK)

Senior Consultant

KK Women's and Children's Hospital

Specialty: Nephrology, Paediatric Nephrology

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Acute and Chronic Kidney Disease including dialysis for acute kidney injury, Congenital Anomalies of the Kidney and Urinary Tract (CAKUT), Fluid and Electrolyte Problems including Tubulopathies, Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Problems including Renal Tubular Acidosis and Tubulopathies, General Paediatrics, Glomerulonephritis and Glomerular Diseases including Nephrotic Syndrome, Microhaematuria and Proteinuria, Haematuria, Hypertension, Nephritic Syndrome, Reflux Nephropathy, Urinary Tract Infection (Child) , Vesicoureteric Reflux, Voiding Dysfunction including Bedwetting/Nocturnal Enuresis.

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Nephrology Service (Kidney Diseases) KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital

Profile

Dr Chong Siew Le is a consultant pediatric nephrologist.

She received her pediatric post graduate training in Singapore and underwent pediatric nephrology fellowship training at Hospital of Sick Children, Toronto, Canada from 2009-2010, under the Health Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) Award from SingHealth.

Dr Chong is a clinician with keen interest in education and clinical research. She holds academic appointment with three Medical Schools in Singapore: Adjunct Assistant Professor of Duke-NUS and NUS School of Medicine (YLLSOM) and Adjunct Instructor of LKC. She is also actively involved in the post-graduates training as a member of the clinical Faculty in Singapore Pediatrics Residency Program. She participated actively as a co-investigator in multinational research trials.

Dr. Chong is a proponent of the Singhealth's mission statement; "Care to Heal, Educate to Empower and Innovate to Advance."

Education

  • M.D. (2000 Malaysia)
  • MRCPCH (2005 UK)
  • Followship in pediatric nephrology (2010 Toronto, Canada)
  • Specialist accreditation in pediatric medicine (2012 Singapore)
  • Specialist accreditation in pediatric nephrology (2017 Singapore)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
  • Adjunct Instructor, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
  • Clinical Faculty Member, Pediatrics Residency Program
  • Member, RCPCH (UK)
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (NUS)
  • Clinical tutor, LKC-SOM
  • Clinical Faculty, Singapore pedaitrics residency program
  • Quality Improvement Champion, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital

Awards

  • Singhealth Health Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) Award 2009
  • Singhealth Long Service Award 2017
  • KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital Long Service Award 2017

Research Interests

Publications

  • A Journey Gone Wrong: Mass In The Thorax. Chong SL. International Medical Journal. June 2012;11(1) 69-70
  • Graft Dysfunction After Kidney Transplantation In An Adolescent. Badria Al Ghaithi, Siew-Le Chong, Reham Al Mardini, Seetha Radhakrishnan, Rohan John, Lisa A Robinson. Am J Kidney Dis. 2013; 61(6):xxii-xxv
  • An Unusual Cause of Mediastinal Mass-A Case Report and Literature Review of Intrathoracic Kidney. SL Chong, SM Chao. Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare. 2012; 21(2): 144-150
  • Severe Acute Kidney Injury From Renal Calculi Due To Adenine Phosphoribosyltransferase Deficiency SL Chong, YH Ng. World Journal of Pediatrics. Dec 2015; DOI 10.1007/s12519-015-0073-8

Research Trials

  • Safety and Efficiacy of Paricalcitol capsules in Decreasing Serum intact Parathyroid Hormone Levels in Pediatric Subjects ages 10-16 years with moderate to severe Chronic Kidney Disease (Abbot Protocol M10-149, Co-investigator, completed)
  • A Multicenter, open label, 18 month study to evaluate the long-term safety and tolerability of valsartan in children 6 to 17 years of age with hypertension and with or without chronic kidney disease (CVAL489K2305, Co-investigator, completed)
  • Genetic analysis of primary glomerular diseases in children, adolescents and young adults in Asia (KKH Site Primary-investigator, Collaboration with Department of Paediatrics, Paediatric Nephrology Team, National University Hospital, ongoing)