Editorial Board

Raymond CS Seet

Deidre Anne De Silva

Beng Yeong Ng

Brian Goh
Li Yang Hsu

Vernon MS Oh
Eng King Tan

Ravindran Kanesvaran | Felix YJ Keng | Mariko SY Koh | Alfred Kow | Jan Hau Lee | Tchoyoson CC Lim | Anselm Mak | Joseph SY Ng | Andrew Ong | Dujeepa Samarasekera | Mythily Subramaniam | Clement WT Tan | Tjun Yip Tang

Erle CH Lim

Raymond CS Seet
Dr Raymond Seet is Senior Consultant at the Division of Neurology, National University Hospital, and Associate Professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. With an advanced fellowship in stroke and neurocritical care at the Mayo Clinic, his clinical and research interests focus on acute reperfusion treatment and the neurocritical care of stroke patients; stroke prevention strategies, application of advances in stroke biology and technology; and SARS-CoV-2 biology, diagnosis, thrombosis and interventions. He is actively involved in medical education.
Deidre Anne De Silva, MBBS, FRCP, FAMS (Neurology)
Dr Deidre De Silva is Senior Consultant Neurologist at the National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore General Hospital campus and an Associate Professor with the Duke-NUS Medical School. She is Secretary of the World Stroke Organization and Chair of the Ministry of Health’s Stroke Services Improvement team. She is also Programme Director of the Clinician Investigator Development Programme. Her stroke research covers grant-supported studies and industry-backed clinical trials, while her education interests include interprofessional education in stroke and research mentorship.
Beng Yeong Ng
Dr Ng Beng Yeong is a consultant psychiatrist in private practice at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre. He is Adjunct Associate Professor with Duke-NUS Medical School and the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. Dr Ng’s areas of interest include anxiety, depression, neuropsychiatry, sleep disorders and chronic pain. His contribution in co-editing the book Mental Health of a Nation, 19932015 captures the historical developments of mental health services in Singapore.
Brian Goh
Dr Brian Goh is Clinical Professor and Senior Consultant at the Department of Hepatopancreatobiliary and Transplant Surgery, Singapore General Hospital. He is also Clinical Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School and Senior Clinical Lecturer, National University of Singapore. He is accredited by the American Society of Transplant Surgeons and Ministry of Health in liver, kidney and pancreas transplantation. He is a thought leader in the field for his clinical and academic work on laparoscopic and robotic surgery, liver cancers and pancreatic cystic neoplasms.
Li Yang Hsu
Dr Hsu Li Yang is an infectious diseases physician who has spent the past decade researching and treating patients with antibiotic-resistant bacterial and invasive fungal infections. He is currently Vice Dean of Global Health and Programme Leader of Infectious Diseases at the NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore (NUS), Associate Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS and Associate Director, NUS Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering. His research focuses on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and bacterial antibiotic resistance.
Vernon MS Oh, MD (Cambridge), MA, MBBChir, MRCP (UK), FRCP (London), FRCP (Edinburgh), FACP, FFPM (D), FAMS
Prof Vernon Oh is Emeritus Consultant Physician in the Division of Advanced Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, National University Hospital, and Emeritus Professor in the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. His clinical interests centre around the prevention and drug treatment of the risk factors for cardiovascular events. His research interest relates to the genomic determinants of hypertension and the metabolic syndrome. He teaches general medicine, clinical pharmacology and clinical risk evaluation. An examiner for the MBBS and MMed (Internal Medicine) degrees of the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine; and for the MRCP(UK) diploma of the Royal Colleges of Physicians, Prof Oh also chairs the Exit Examination panel for Advanced Internal Medicine of the Ministry of Health. He is an active reviewer for international journals of internal medicine and clinical pharmacology.
Eng King Tan
Prof Tan Eng King is Senior Consultant Neurologist and Deputy Medical Director at the National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore. He is also Professor at Duke-NUS Medical School and the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine. He has served in various committees in the International Movement Disorders Society and International Association of Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, and is heavily involved in education in the Asian Oceanic region. Prof Tan’s primary research interests are in clinical and functional genomics and experimental therapeutics in movement disorders.
Ravindran Kanesvaran
Dr Ravindran Kanesvaran is Senior Consultant and Deputy Chair of the Division of Medical Oncology at National Cancer Centre Singapore. An Associate Professor at Duke-NUS Medical School, he is also Clinical Senior Lecturer at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. Dr Ravindran is the President of the International Society of Geriatric Oncology and Vice-chairman of the Singapore Cancer Society.
Felix YJ Keng
Dr Felix Keng is Adjunct Associate Professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, and Duke-NUS Medical School. He is also Senior Consultant and Director, Nuclear Cardiology at the National Heart Centre Singapore. As a specialist in non-invasive cardiac imaging and clinical cardiology, Dr Keng’s interests include nuclear cardiology, cardiac computer tomography, clinical teaching and cardiac imaging research.
Mariko SY Koh
Dr Mariko Koh is Senior Consultant at the Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, and the current Clinical Director of SingHealth Clinical Trials Coordinating Centre. She is also Clinical Associate Professor with Duke-NUS Medical School. Her key clinical and research interests include severe/difficult-to-treat asthma and she is actively involved in clinical research and trials.
Alfred Kow
Dr Alfred Kow Wei Chieh is the Assistant Dean (Education) of the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, and Undergraduate Medical Education Director at the Department of Surgery, National University of Singapore. A hepatobiliary surgeon at the National University Hospital, his research interests include clinical outcomes in liver, gallbladder and pancreas diseases/malignancies and liver transplantation. He champions minimally invasive surgery in these areas. He is also actively involved in scholarly and academic work involving teaching pedagogy in Medicine and Surgery.
Jan Hau Lee
Dr Lee Jan Hau is Senior Consultant in the Children’s Intensive Care Unit in KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore. He is Associate Professor at the Duke-NUS Medical School and a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. His research interests include paediatric critical care epidemiology, paediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome and critical care nutrition. He is the current Chairperson of the Pediatric Acute & Critical Care Medicine Asian Network (PACCMAN).
Tchoyoson CC Lim
Dr Tchoyoson Lim is Senior Consultant Neuroradiologist at the National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore and Adjunct Professor at Duke-NUS Medical School. His portfolio includes Academic Vice-Chair Education, Radiology Academic Clinical Programme; Chief Examiner, Diagnostic Radiology Exams Singapore Certifying Exam; as well as various external examiner and visiting professor positions. Dr Lim’s research interests are in clinical/translational neuroimaging research using CT and MR imaging techniques. He sits on several journal editorial boards and has co-authored 6 book chapters.
Anselm Mak
Dr Anselm Mak is Senior Consultant, Division of Rheumatology, National University Hospital and Associate Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, National University of Singapore. As a clinical rheumatologist and clinician scientist, his main research focusses on the pathogenesis of systemic lupus erythematosus, particularly in the neuropsychiatric aspect. Dr Mak has been representing Singapore since 2017 as a Full Member of the Systemic Lupus Erythematosus International Collaborating Clinics (SLICC)—an international organisation that formulated the SLE Disease Damage Index and SLE Classification Criteria.
Joseph S Ng
Dr Joseph Ng is Senior Consultant and Gynaecologic Oncologist with the Division of Gynaecologic Oncology of the National University Cancer Institute, Singapore. He is also an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. With special interest in robotic surgery, he chairs the National University Health System’s Comprehensive Robotic Surgery programme, as well as the Gynaecologic Robot Assisted Cancer & Endoscopic Surgery programme at the National University Hospital.
Andrew Ong
A/Prof Andrew Ong is Senior Consultant in the Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Singapore General Hospital, and Associate Professor at Duke-NUS Medical School. His areas of interest include irritable bowel syndrome, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, pelvic floor disorders and gastrointestinal motility disorders such as swallowing disorders. He has a particular interest in medical education and is currently the Programme Director of Singhealth Gastroenterology Residency Programme. He also serves as a part time consultant for faculty development to Ministry of Health, Singapore, helping translate medical education literature into policies for implementation.
Dujeepa D Samarasekera, MBBS, MHPE, FAMEE, FAMS, FRCP (Edin)
Dr Dujeepa Samarasekera is Senior Director, Centre for Medical Education, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, and an expert in curriculum development, accreditation and faculty development for medical and health professional courses. Leading the School of Medicine’s Continuous Quality Improvement team, he plays a pivotal role in education committees. Internationally, Dujeepa is involved in evaluation of medical schools for excellence and co-chairs APME-Net. As inaugural president of the College of Clinical Educators, he has contributed extensively to medical education landscape both locally and internationally. Dr Dujeepa has published widely in health professions education and holds prestigious fellowships from various medical academies worldwide.
Mythily Subramaniam
Dr Mythily Subramaniam is the Research Director at the Institute of Mental Health (IMH), as well as the Assistant Chairman, Medical Board Research at IMH and Woodbridge Hospital, Singapore. She concurrently holds teaching positions at the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine and Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health. She also consults with the Ministry of Health Singapore. Dr Mythily’s research focus is on psychiatric epidemiology, psychosis and addiction. She was the Co-Principal Investigator of three nation-wide studies in Singapore involving mental disorders prevalence, well-being of the elderly and dementia.
Clement WT Tan, MBBS, MMed (Ophthalmology), FRCSEd, FAMS, MHPE
Associate Professor and consultant ophthalmologist at the National University Hospital, Singapore, Dr Clement Tan is presently Group Director for Ophthalmology, National University Health Services Cluster, Director of the Division of Graduate Medical Studies, National University of Singapore and Co-Chair of the Joint Committees on Specialist Training in Singapore. Dr Tan’s clinical interests are neuro-ophthalmology, cataract surgery and primary care ophthalmology. His other abiding interest is in Medical Education. He previously served as Programme Director of the Ophthalmology Residency Programme, Associate Designated Institution Official for the National University Hospital and Chief Examiner for the Masters of Medicine (Ophthalmology).
Tjun Yip Tang, MA(Hons, Cantab), MB BChir,  FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Glas), MD, FAMSeMBA 
Dr TANG Tjun Yip is an experienced senior vascular/endovascular and general surgeon, previously practising at Singapore General Hospital and now in private practice at Gleneagles and Mount Elizabeth Orchard Hospitals. He has active subspecialty clinical interests in diabetic foot salvage, superficial and deep venous surgery to treat varicose veins and venous leg ulcers, renal access creation and its rescue. He was Research Director of the Singhealth Duke-NUS Vascular Centre and has written and co-authored over 300 peer-reviewed publications, 10 book chapters and 5 books. Regionally, he travels extensively to conduct endovascular lower limb revascularisation workshops, and serves as an expert proctor and case demonstrator for superficial and deep endovenous surgery devices. He is an MRCS Examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and a co-founding member of the Society of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery of Singapore. He is the first vascular surgeon in Singapore to be competitively awarded the prestigious NMRC Clinician Scientist Award for his work on diabetic chronic limb-threatening ischaemia.
Erle Lim Chuen Hian, MBBS, MMed (Int Med), FRCP (Glas)
Dr Erle Lim is Associate Professor and Vice Provost (Teaching Innovation & Quality) at the National University of Singapore. A Senior Consultant Neurologist at the National University Hospital, he is also Associate Provost (Undergraduate Education). Dr Lim’s interest is in movement disorders. He lectures on Neurology, Movement Disorders and Education, and teaches techniques of botulinum toxin injection using electromyographic guidance to neurologists and physiatrists. He sits on the specialist training committee in Neurology and the Neurology MCQ Committee of the Royal College of Physicians, London.