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Adj Assoc Prof Lee Shu Woan from Changi General Hospital

Clin Assoc Prof Lee Shu Woan


Senior Consultant

Specialty: Emergency Medicine

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Accident & Emergency Department Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital


Dr Lee Shu Woan graduated from NUS in 1992 and qualified as an emergency physician after passing the FRCS A&E Examinations in 1999. She has a special interest in emergency cardiac care and has been involved in the education of medical students and emergency medicine (EM) trainees since then. She also served as the associate program director for Singhealth EM residency program since inauguration till 2012.

Dr Lee sits in the National Exit Examination Committee (since 2006) and the MMED examination committee (since 2012) both of which are involved in setting standards, drafting blueprint and questions for both EM exit exams and intermediate level exams respectively.

Currently, she is a senior consultant with the A&E Department at Changi General Hospital (CGH). She also carved out time as the clinical advisor for the Centre for Innovations (CFI), where she sifts through innovative ideas to bring some of them to fruition.


  • MBBS ( NUS )
  • FRCS A & E ( Edin)
  • FAMS

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Clinical Senior Lecturer, YLL School of Medicine , NUS
  • Adjunct Associate Professor , SUTD
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School (Duke-NUS),Singhealth DUKE-NUS Emergency Medicine Academic Clinical Programme (EMACP)
  • Clinical Advisor , Office of Innovation
  • Clinical Senior Lecturer, YLL School of Medicine , NUS


Research Interests


Aug 2015 ( accepted May 2015 )

  • Assessing the inter-rater reliability and agreement of a hybrid assessment framework in the Emergency Department Han Nee Gan, Ling Tiah , Shu Woan Lee and Wee Yee Lee European Journal of Emergency Medicine

Feb 2011

  • Review Article : Drugs in Resucitation : An Update Singapore Med J 2011; 52(8): 596 SW Lee


  • Ultrasound - guided reduction of distal radius fractures. Ang SH, Lee SW, Lam KY. Am J Emerg Med.2010


  • Predictors of serious bacterial infections in children aged 3 to 36 months with fever without source. PL Goh, SW Lee, EH Wong :Singapore Medical J 2006


  • Clinical predictors of bleeding esophageal varices in the ED- The American Journal of Emergency Medicine 05 Vol 23. No 4:531-535. SH Goh, WP Tan , SW Lee
  • Emergency department usage by community step down facilities- Patterns and recommendations Dr Lee Shu Woan , Dr Carol Goh , Dr YH Chan : Ann Acad Med Singapore 2003; 32:697-702


  • Analgesia for adult distal radius fracture manipulation in the emergency department: demand valve nitrous oxide compared with intravenous regional anaesthesia – Dr PL Goh, SW Lee, SH Goh Hong Kong Journal of Emergency Medicine Vol. 9(4) Oct 2002


  • Comparison of Epinephrine and Vasopressin in Patients with Out-of-Hospital Asystole- Mohan Tiru, Shu Woan Lee, Siang Hiong Goh, Asean Heart Journal volume 8.No2 36-39 2001
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome – Factors Causing Delayed Presentation at the Emergency Department – Dr Ho Khoy Kheng , Dr Lee Shu Woan, Dr Shirley Oei Annals of Academy of Medicine 02, Vol 31 No 3 387 – 391

Research Trials