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Dr Thor Timothy Anuntapon Chutatape

Dr Thor Timothy Anuntapon Chutatape from Sengkang General Hospital

Dr Thor Timothy Anuntapon Chutatape

​MBBS (Singapore), MMed Anaes (Singapore), FAMS, FFPMANZCA, FIPP

Consultant

Specialty: Anaesthesiology

Sub-specialties: Anaesthesia, Pain Management

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Women's Pain Centre KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital
  • Consultant Pain Medicine Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital
  • Consultant Department of Anaesthesiology Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Tutor

Profile

Dr Thor Timothy, Anuntapon Chutatape is a Pain Specialist and Anaesthesiologist who practices in Singapore General Hospital, KK Women and Children’s Hospital, and Sengkang Hospital. He is currently Director of the Acute Pain Services in SGH. He is also a visiting consultant in National Dental Centre, Singapore National Eye Centre, and the National Cancer Centre. He is involved in undergraduate teaching of students from the Duke-NUS Medical School and YLL medical school, as well as post-graduate residents, medical officers, nurses and allied health staff from the Singhealth cluster of restructured hospitals.

Dr Chutatape also regularly gives talks for GPs and members of the public, and has been featured in the media/newspapers.

Dr Chutatape obtained his medical degree from the National University of Singapore, and his specialist accreditation in Anaesthesia from YLL School of Medicine in Singapore. He is a Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP) based in America, and Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (FFPMANZCA).

Dr Chutatape believes in adopting the holistic bio-psycho-social model to help patients young and old, supplemented with minimally invasive interventional techniques, including neuromodulation. He has a special interest in ultrasound and radiofrequency procedures, and the application of regenerative techniques such as Plasma Rich Platelet (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapy to manage the cause of pain, rather than simply treating the symptoms.


Education

  • ​MBBS (Singapore)
  • MMed Anaes (Singapore)
  • Fellowship in Cancer and Chronic Pain Management, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney (Australia)
  • Specialist Accreditation in Anaesthesia (Singapore)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • ​Member, ANZCA
  • Member, FPMANZCA
  • Member, IASP
  • Member, ESRA
  • FAMS

Awards

  • ​Human Manpower Development Programme, 2016 (Cancer and Chronic Pain Management @ Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney)

Research Interests

Publications

  • Featured in Straits Times Mind and Body at the link below:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/thor-timothy-chutatape-1222bb20/detail/treasury/summary/?entityUrn=urn%3Ali%3Afs_treasuryMedia%3A(ACoAAARQ3eoBZabl0iRoSz7IakDlkeWzxVa4XIc%2C1527942635391)&section=summary&treasuryCount=1
  • Third nerve palsy associated with preeclampsia and HELLP syndrome.  Chutatape A, Teoh WH. J Anesth. Oct 2013; 27(5): 757-60. Accepted for Poster Presentation for 13th Asian Australasian Congress of Anaesthesiology June 2010.
  • Metabolic and endocrine effects of epidural glucocorticoid injections.  Chutatape A, Menon M, Choon YT, Fook-Chong S, George JM. SMJ accepted for publication 9/2017.
  • The role of the supraglottic airway in general anaesthesia for Caesarean section.  Chutatape A, Sng BL. Trends in Anaesthesia and Critical Care. June 2013; 3(3): 162-165.

Research Trials

  • A Pilot Survey of Patients' Perspectives on the use of Acupuncture as a complementary treatment for Chronic Pain.  Chan XH, Chutatape A, Chow YM, Tan KH, Cui SL, Seah CN. Ongoing.
  • Metabolic and endocrine effects of epidural glucocorticoid injections.  Chutatape A, Menon M, Choon YT, Fook-Chong S, George JM. SMJ accepted for publication 9/2017.