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Dr Goh Kiat Sern

Dr Goh Kiat Sern

MBBS, MRCP

Chief & Senior Consultant

Specialty: Geriatric Medicine

Sub-specialties: Osteoporosis, Orthogeriatrics, Falls

Clinical Appointments

  • Chief Geriatric Medicine Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital
  • Senior Consultant Geriatric Medicine Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital

Profile

Dr Goh is currently the Chief & Senior Consultant with the Department of Geriatric Medicine. He has interests in orthogeriatrics, osteoporosis and falls in the elderly. He is a co-clinical champion for the CGH ValuedCare hip fracture program and runs the geriatric centre falls assessment clinic. He is committed to medical education in his role as associate program director for the Singhealth Geriatric Medicine Senior Residency program.

Dr Goh graduated from the National University of Singapore School of Medicine in 2002 and received specialist accreditation in Geriatric Medicine in 2012.

Education

  • 2002 - Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, National University of Singapore
  • 2008 - Member of the Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom
  • 2012 - Certificate of Specialist Accreditation (Geriatric Medicine)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Senior Clinical Lecturer - NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Associate Program Director - Singhealth Geriatric Medicine Senior Residency Program
  • Member - Society for Geriatric Medicine Singapore
  • Visiting Consultant - St Andrews Community Hospital

Awards

  • 2016 - Outstanding Faculty Residency in SingHealth Excels (RiSE) Awards
  • 2015, November - Poster Competition – Third Prize, Eastern Health Alliance Annual Scientific Meeting
  • 2014, November - Poster Competition – Third Prize, Eastern Health Alliance Annual Scientific Meeting

Research Interests

  • Falls in the Elderly
  • Orthogeriatrics

Publications

• Preliminary Evaluation of ValuedCare Hip Fracture Programme in Changi General Hospital, SC Lwin, KS Goh, KB Poon, WL Chow, Annals Academy of Medicine September 2016, Vol. 45 (Suppl) No. 9

Goh KS, L Tay, S Wang, Aw Yang WS, S Varman, Poon KB, Implementation and Early Outcomes of the ValuedCare Hip Fracture Programme, J Am Geriatr Soc 2016 Volume 64, Issue Supplement S1 Pages i–vi, S1–S311

• Alami NF, Lim JK, Goh KS, Png GK, Zhang D. Effect of Sodium Phosphate Enemas on Serum Calcium and Phosphate Concentrations in Older Adult Inpatients. J Am Geriatr Soc 2015 Aug;63(8):1704-5

Goh KS, D Zhang, GK Png, HM Lin, W Ang, SKM Low, J Lim. Vitamin D Status in Elderly Inpatients in a Tertiary Hospital in Singapore. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Jul;62(7):1398-400

• Low S, Ang LW, Goh KS, Chew SK. A systematic review of the effectiveness of Tai Chi on fall reduction among the elderly. Arch Gerontol Geriatr 2009 May –Jun; 48(3):325-31

Research Trials