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Adj Asst Prof Yoon Peng Soon

Adj Asst Prof Yoon Peng Soon


Senior Consultant

Changi General Hospital

Specialty: Geriatric Medicine

Sub-specialties: Dementia

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant SingHealth Duke-NUS Centre of Memory and Cognitive Disorders
  • Senior Consultant Geriatric Medicine Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital


Dr Yoon Peng Soon is currently a Senior Consultant Geriatrician in the Department of Geriatric Medicine at Changi General Hospital (CGH).

Dr Yoon graduated in 2000 from the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur and obtained his MRCP (United Kingdom) in 2006. He was a specialist in the Medical Department in Teluk Intan Hospital in Perak, Malaysia, before starting work in Singapore in 2007 as a registrar. He completed the Advanced Specialist Training (AST) in Geriatric Medicine and obtained specialist accreditation in Geriatric Medicine in 2011.

As an Adjunct Assistant Professor, Dr Yoon teaches medical students and is an examiner for the Department of Medicine at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS). He is involved in the teaching of residents as Clinical Physician Faculty Member in the SingHealth Senior Residency Program for Geriatric Medicine. He is also a Clinical Core Faculty member of the Geriatric Medicine Senior Residents programme, and examiner for the Singapore Geriatric Medicine exit examination.


  • FAMS (Singapore) 2020
  • Specialist Accreditation in Geriatric Medicine (Singapore) 2011
  • MRCP (UK) 2006
  • MBBS (Malaya) 2000

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships


  • Residency in SingHealth Excels (RiSE) Outstanding Faculty Award, 2021
  • SingHealth Health Quality Service Gold Award, 2020
  • SingHealth Silver Award, 2018
  • Eastern Health Alliance (EHA) Silver Award, 2013

Research Interests

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor - NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine


  • Bharathi Balasundaram, Peng Soon Yoon, Barbara Helen Rosario, Jia Wen Kam, Louisa Mei Ying Tan, Surendra Varman. Geriatric Psychiatry liaison programme in a Singapore public hospital geriatric ward setting: descriptive and evaluation study on delirium and dementia. Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare, 14 Aug 2019
  • Ooi CH, Yoon PS, How CH, Poon NY. Managing challenging behaviours in dementia. Singapore Medical Journal, Oct 2018; 59(10): 514-518
  • Poon NY, Ooi CH, How CH, Yoon PS. Dementia management : a brief overview. Singapore Medical Journal, June 2018; 59(6): 295-299
  • Yoon PS, Ooi CH, How CH. Approach to the forgetful patient. Singapore Medical Journal, March 2018; 59(3): 121-125

Research Trials