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Dr Majorie Foo from SGH

Dr Marjorie Foo

​MB ChB (Belfast), MRCP (UK), FRCP (Glas), FAMS

Head & Senior Consultant

Head & Senior Consultant

Specialty: Renal Medicine

Sub-specialties: General Nephrology, Peritoneal Dialysis

Clinical Appointments

  • Head & Senior Consultant Renal Medicine Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital

Profile

Graduated from Queen’s University Belfast in 1989, MB ChB. BAO ( Belf), attained MRCP (UK) 1992, FAMS 2003 and FRCP (Glasgow) 2004. In the UK was trained in University College Hospital, The Middlesex Hospital and Hammersmith Hospital London. Training in Nephrology was completed in 2001.

Fully trained in all aspects of Nephrology; i.e. transplantation, general nephrology, haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. Main subspecialty interest is in peritoneal dialysis and the use of telemedicine in monitoring of chronic disease and treatment.

Education

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Director of Singapore General Hospital Peritoneal Dialysis Program 
  • Visiting Consultant to Kidney Dialysis Foundation 
  • Clinical Lecturer, National University of Singapore 
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Dukes-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore 

Awards

Publications and Research Trials

  • Beneficial effects of high dose Losartan in IgA nephritis. KT Woo, CM Chan, HK Tan, HL Choong, M.Foo et al. Clinical Nephrology 2009 Vol 71(6):617-624 
  • Gabapentin for intractable hiccups ina patient undergoing peritoneal dialysis. Andrew M.L. Ong, Chieh Suai Tan, Marjorie W.Y. Foo, Terence Y.S. Kee. Perit. Dial. Int. 2008 28: 667-668
  • Enhancing Chronic Disease Management through Telecare- The Singapore Health. Services (Singhealth) Experience. Lim FS, Foo M, Devendra K, Lim RMC, Bahadin J, Tan KL, Tan TE, Tan R, Idris D, Ong A, Chee E. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare Dec 2007 (Supplement). http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/rsm/jtt/2007/00000013/A00308s3/art00026
  • Telecare in Singapore Health Services-Med-e Tel 2006 Luxemburg. www.myTelecare.com.sg FS Lim, YS Tan, D Kanagalingam, M Foo, A Ong
  • The impact of topical Mupirocin on peritoneal dialysis infection in Singapore General Hospital. CT Lim, KS Wong, M Foo. Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation 2005, Oct 20(10): 2202-6

Research Trials