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Dr Low Mei-Yi

Low Mei-Yi

Dr Low Mei-Yi

​MBBS (Spore), MRCS (Glasg), MMed ORL (Spore), FAMS (ORL)

Head & Senior Consultant

Specialty: Otolaryngology

Sub-specialties: Paediatric Otolaryngology, Women's Otolaryngology

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Acute Pharyngitis and Tonsillitis, Allergic Rhinitis, Cervical Lymph Node Disorders, Ear Acute Otitis Media, Ear Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media, Ear Otitis Externa, Ear Otitis Media , Ear Pinna Infection, Earwax in Children, Foreign Bodies in Ear, Hearing Loss, Laryngomalacia, Laryngopharyngeal Reflux, Nasal Polyps, Nasopharynx Cancer, Neck Masses: Thyroglossal Cysts, Branchial Cysts, Vascular Malformation, Haemangiomas, Noisy Breathing: Stridor, Stertor, Nosebleeds, Nosebleeds in Children , Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Paediatric Sleep-disordered Breathing and Snoring, Salivary Gland Disorders, Swallowing Difficulties, Thyroid Disorders, Tonsils & Adenoids (Child), Voice Disorders - Vocal Fold Paralysis, Voice Disorders - Vocal Nodules, Polyps, Cysts and Tumours.

Clinical Appointments

  • Head & Senior Consultant Children's ENT Centre KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital
  • Head & Senior Consultant Otolaryngology KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital

Profile

Dr Low Mei-Yi currently holds the position of Head of Department and Senior Consultant Otolaryngologist at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Department of Otolaryngology with a clinical interest in paediatric airway disease and ear disease.

She graduated from the National University of Singapore in 2003 and entered the Otolaryngology training programme in May 2007. She passed her membership examinations in Surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 2006 and MMed (Otolaryngology) in 2010. In 2013, she was accredited as a Specialist in Otolaryngology by the Ministry of Health and admitted as a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine (Singapore) in 2015. She was awarded the Healthcare Manpower Development Programme (HMDP) scholarship by MOH to pursue a paediatric Otolaryngology fellowship at the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne from 2013 to 2014.

She has been a core faculty member in the SingHealth Otolaryngology Residency programme since 2014 and is actively involved in resident training. She has a keen interest in the management of children with complex congenital or acquired airway disease, including paediatric sleep and snoring disorders, in order to improve function and patient quality of life.

Education

  • MMED ORL (Spore) 2010
  • MRCS (Glasgow) 2006
  • MBBS National University of Singapore 2003

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Senior Consultant, Department of Otolaryngology, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, 2013 – Present
  • Executive Committee Member, Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, 2017- Present
  • Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore College of Surgeons, Chapter of Otorhinolaryngologists, 2015- Present
  • Core faculty, Singhealth Otolaryngology Residency, 2014-Present

Awards

  • Health Manpower Development Plan Fellowship 2013 Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne Paediatric Otolaryngology fellowship- December 2013-2014
  • United Overseas Bank Medical Scholarship, 1998-2003

Research Interests

Publications

  • Fungal Acute Laryngotracheobronchitis in an Immunocompromised Child: A Case of Atypical Croup.
    Meiyi Low, Annette Ang, Henry Tan
    International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology Extra, September 2012; 7(3) 141–143

Research Trials