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Adj Assoc Prof Siau Chuin

Adj Assoc Prof Siau Chuin


Senior Consultant

Senior Consultant & Chairman Medical Board

Changi General Hospital

Specialty: Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine

Sub-specialties: Intensive Care Medicine

Clinical Appointments

  • Chairman, Medical Board Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital
  • Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital
  • Senior Consultant Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital


Adj Assoc Professor Siau Chuin is currently the Chairman, Medical Board (CMB) at Changi General Hospital (CGH). He is an accredited specialist in respiratory medicine, internal medicine and intensive care medicine by the Singapore Medical Council.

He received his basic medical degree from the National University of Singapore in 1996. Dr Siau then completed his training in internal medicine and respiratory medicine in Singapore before completing his intensive care medicine training with the University Health Network, University of Toronto. He is part of the physician faculty with Singhealth’s Respiratory Senior Residency Programme and a member of the Sub-Specialty Training Committee for intensive care medicine.


  • MRCP (UK)
  • MBBS (Singapore)
  • FAMS
  • FRCP (Edin)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Clinical Assistant Professor - Duke NUS Medical School
  • Chairman - Medical Board, CGH
  • Chairperson - Bundled Payment Committee, Joint collaboration between CGH and SACH


  • 2019 SingHealth, Outstanding Clinician Award (GCEO Excellence Award)
  • 2017 EHA, Caring Award (Superstar Award)
  • 2015 CGH, Quarterly Best Service Award
  • 2015 EHA, Caring Award (Star Award)
  • 2014 YLL-NUS, Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence
  • 2014 CGH, Best Educator Awards for both post- & undergraduates
  • 2014 SingHealth Residency, Outstanding Faculty Award Academic Year 2013/2014
  • 2014 YLL-NUS Role Model to the Class of 2014

Research Interests


  • Narayan V, Poon BH, Siau C. Innovative Use of Health Informatics to Augment Contact Tracing during the COVID19 Pandemic in an Acute Hospital. J Am Med Inform Assoc 2020. Ocaa184.
  • Tan KH, Pang NL, Siau C, Foo Z, Fong KY, Building an organization culture of patient safety. J of Patient Safety and Risk Management 2019 doi:10.1177/2516043519878979.
  • Poh CB, Tan PC, Kam JW, Siau C, Lim NL, Yeon W, Cui HH, Ding HT,Song XY, Yan P, Chea KL, Liu JS, Chionh CY. A safe and effective low dose regional citrate anticoagulation protocol for continuous renal replacement therapy. Nephrology 2019 Aug 30. doi: 10.1111/nep.13656
  • J Quah, B Jiang, PC Tan, C Siau, TY Tan. Impact of microbial aetiology on moratality in severe community acquired pneumonia. BMC Infectious Disease 2018 18:451
  • K Jan, Siau C. A case of recurrent transient global amnesia: don’t forget the hippocampal punctuate diffusion restriction. Oxford Medical Case Reports, 2018;6, 182–185
  • C Mittal, HCD Lee, KS Goh, CKA Lau, L Tay, C Siau, YH Loh, TKE Goh, CL Sandi, CE Lee. ValuedCare program: a population health model for the delivery of evidence-based care across care continuum for hip fracture patients in Eastern Singapore. J Orthop Surg Res. 2018; 13: 129.
  • Shahla Siddiqui, Zudin Puthucheary, Jason Phua, Benjamin Ho, Jonathan Tan, Siau Chuin, Noelle Louise Lim, Chai Rick Soh, Chian Min Loo, Addy Y. H. Tan, Amartya Mukhopadhyay, Faheem Ahmed Khan, Azman Johan, Aik Hau Tan, Graeme MacLaren, Juvel Taculod, Blesilda Ramos, Tun Aung Han, Matthew E. Cove. National survey of outcomes and practices in acute respiratory distress syndrome in Singapore. PLoS ONE 12(6):e0179343.
  • Mok YJ, Tan TY, Tay TR, Wong HS, Tiew PY, Kam C, Siau C. Do we need transbronchial lung biopsy if we have bronchoalveolar lavage GeneXpert MTB/RIF? Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2016 May;20(5):619-24
  • Mehta S, Granton J, Gordon A, Cook D, Lapinsky SE, Newton G, Bandayrel K, Little A, Siau C, Ayers D, Singer J, Lee TCK, Walley K, Storms M, Cooper J, Holmes C, Hebert P, Presneill J, Russell J. Cardiac ischemia in patients with septic shock randomized to vasopressin or norepinephrine. Critical Care 2013, 17(3):R117 doi:10.1186/cc12789.
  • Mok Y, Quah J, Siau C. A rare but potentially lethal complication of dengue. Asian Pac J Trop Med 2013;6(6):500-501.
  • Siau C. Pleural Disease and Pneumothorax. Encyclopedia of Intensive Care Medicine. Edited by JL Vincent and J Hall. ISBN 9783642004179, Springer-Verlag 2012, p1752-1756.
  • Mehta S, Granton J, Lapinsky SE, Newton G, Bandayrel K, Little A, Siau C, Cook D, Ayers D, Singer J, Lee TCK, Walley K, Storms M, Cooper J, Holmes C, Hebert P, Gordon A, Presneill J, Russell J. Agreement in ECG Interpretation in Patients with Septic Shock. Crit Care Med 2011;39(9):2080- 2086.

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