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Dr Lui Siew Kwaon

Dr Lui Siew Kwaon from SGH

Dr Lui Siew Kwaon


Senior Consultant

Specialty: Rehabilitation Medicine

Sub-specialties: General Rehabilitation

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Rehabilitation Medicine Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital


Dr Joyce Lui is a Consultant with the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Singapore General Hospital.

Graduated with MBBS from University of Melbourne in 2003. Obtained Membership of Royal College of Physicians United Kingdom in 2008. Completed Advanced Specialist Training in Rehabilitation Medicine in 2013. Completed a one year Fellowship in Neurorehabilitation from Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Harvard Medical School in 2015 and was appointed Consultant in the same year.


  • MBBS(University of Melbourne) 2003 
  • MRCP(London) 2008 
  • FAMS 2013

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Organizing Committee of 5th Singapore Rehabilitation Conference 2017, Singapore. January 2017 to September 2017. 
  • Program Director for the Chapter of Rehabilitation Physicians at 8th Medicine Review Course 2016, Singapore. July 2016. 
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School. June 2016 to present. 
  • Clinical Senior Lecturer, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. June 2016 to present. 
  • Honorary Treasurer of Society of Rehabilitation Medicine, Singapore. April 2015 to April 2017. 
  • Member of International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. 2015 to present. 
  • Fellow, Chapter of Rehabilitation Physician, Academy of Medicine, Singapore. September 2013 to present. 
  • Scientific Programme Sub-Committee, Organizing Committee of 3rd Singapore Rehabilitation Conference 2014, Singapore. May 2013 to March 2014. 
  • Clinical Coordinator of National University of Singapore, MRCP/M Med PACES Course, Singapore. April 2012. 
  • Deputy Clinical Coordinator of Joint Final M Med (Internal Medicine)/MRCP (UK) PACES Examination, Singapore. June 2010. 
  • Member, Society of Rehabilitation Medicine Singapore. 2010 to present. 


  • 10-year long service SGH/SingHealth award. 2015 
  • SingHealth Service Quality Silver Award. 2014 
  • SingHealth HMDP Award in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2013

Research Interests


  • Siew Kwaon Lui, Mothi Babu Ramalingam. A Case of Acquired Heterotopic Ossification following a Complicated Pelvic Fracture. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. 2017 Jan;96(1):e13. 
  • Siew Kwaon Lui, Yee Sien Ng, Annie Jane Nalanga, Yeow Leng Tan, Chek Wai Bok. A Pilot Project of Early Integrated Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation in Singapore. Rehabil Res Pract. 2014; Epub 2014 May 21. 
  • Gloria Vergara-Diaz, Jairo Alberto Dussan-Sarria, Massiel Dominguez-Iglesia, Anne O’Brien, Catherine Adans-Dester, Siew Kwaon Lui, Paolo Bonato. Retrospective analysis of clinical practice data of robot-assisted gait training in patients with spinal cord injury. Poster presented at 2016 American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine in Chicago, USA. October 30th – November 4th 2016. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2016 Oct; 97(10): e136.
  • SK Lui. Rehabilitation of Neurological Complications in Severe Malaria: A Case Report. Poster presented at 10th World Congress of International Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (ISPRM) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. May 29th-June 2nd 2016.
  • SK Lui, S Herman. Partial Balint’s syndrome secondary to diffuse subarachnoid hemorrhage: a case report. Poster presented at Fourth Singapore Rehabilitation Conference. March 2015.
  • AA Larik, SK Lui, YS Ng. Rehabilitation Outcomes of Recurrent Stroke. Poster presented at Singhealth Duke- NUS Scientific Congress in Singapore. August 2012.
  • Tan YL, Lui SK, Nalanga AJ, Bok CW, Ng YS. The Traumatic Brain Injury Early Rehabilitation Specialised Program (TREATS): an early integrated approach to traumatic brain injury rehabilitation and functional outcome.  Poster presented at Ninth World Congress on Brain Injury in Edinburgh. April 2012.
  • Lui SK, Tan YL, Nalanga AJ, Ng YS, Bok CW: Integrated Acute and Rehabilitation Parameters from Non-Selected Traumatic Brain Injury Patients. Poster presented at Ninth World Congress on Brain Injury in Edinburgh. April 2012.
  • Lui SK, Chiong Y, Lim P. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome type II: associated with lumbosacral plexopathy: a case report. Poster presented at First Singapore Rehabilitation Conference. February 2012.
  • Lui SK, Wong E, Ng YS, Bok CW. A New Clinical Pathway for Rehabilitation of Patients with Brain Injury. Poster presented at Singapore General Hospital Annual Scientific Meeting, April 2011.

Research Trials