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Clin Asst Prof Sean Loh Chee Hong

Clin Asst Prof Loh

MB BCh BAO, MD, Board Certification in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine (ABIM)


Changi General Hospital

Specialty: Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

Sub-specialties: Pulmonary Medicine, Intensive Care Medicine, Endobronchial Ultrasound

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital


Dr Sean Loh Chee Hong is a Consultant with the Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine at Changi General Hospital (CGH). Dr Loh received his medical degree from University College Cork, National University of Ireland in 2008. He then went on to complete his internal medicine residency at the Pennsylvania Hospital in USA, followed by respiratory and critical care fellowship at Wake Forest Medical Center in North Carolina, USA. He is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease and critical care medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM).

His areas of interest include asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), lung cancer and intensive care medicine, performing procedures such as flexible bronchoscopy, endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) and chest drain. Internationally, he is an active member of the American College of Chest Physicians and has a keen interest in airway diseases, inhaler drug therapies and critical care research.


  • Fellowship in Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine (Wake Forest, North Carolina, USA)
  • Residency in Internal Medicine (University of Pennsylvania Health System, USA)
  • MB BCh BAO (Ireland)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Clinical Assistant Professor - Duke-NUS
  • Physician Faculty Member for Respiratory Medicine
  • Physician Faculty Member for Family Medicine Residency   
  • SICM-NICER Committee
  • SG ANZICS Organising Committee


  • Singapore Medical Journal 2017 Reviewer Recognition Award

Research Interests


  • Personalization of Device Therapy – Prime Time for Peak Inspiratory Flow Rate Loh CH, Ohar JA. Chronic Obstr Pulm Dis. 2017 Jul 14;4(3):172-176
  • Suboptimal Inspiratory Flow Rates Are Associated with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and All Cause Readmissions. Loh CH, Peters SP, Lovings TM, Ohar JA. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 Aug;14(8):1305-1311.
  • An Aggressive Small Round Blue Malignancy in the Intensive Care Unit. Loh CH, Tan SH, Tee KH. Ann Med Case Rep. 2017; 1:1008. Published 10 Jul 2017
  • Diagnostic Utility of Transbronchial Cryobiopsy in Interstitial Lung Disease Sharma D, CH Loh, C Bellinger. Clinical Pulmonary Medicine Mar 2017
  • Review of drug safety and efficacy of arformoterol in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Loh CH, Donohue JF, Ohar JA. Expert Opin Drug Saf. 2015 Jan 7:1-10.
  • Use of traditional Chinese medicine in Singapore children: perceptions of parents and pediatricians. CH Loh. Singapore Med J. 2009 Dec;50(12):1162-8.

Research Trials