Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases is a medical specialty dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites. Our Infectious Diseases service is designed to meet the needs of patients in the hospital and in the outpatient setting. Doctors within the specialty identify and treat infections arising from exposure to infectious pathogens, or infections that occur after surgical procedures.

Our Infectious Diseases service is designed to meet the needs of patients in the hospital and outpatient setting. Doctors within the specialty identify and treat infections arising from exposure to infectious pathogens, or infections that occur after surgical procedures. Infectious Diseases provides medical care for patients with conditions that are caused by bacteria, mycobacteria, viruses, fungi and parasite infections.

We also see and treat a large number of foreign patients from less developed countries with infections not commonly found in Singapore. Consultation services are provided to medical and surgical services by request. Patients may also be referred to the Infectious Diseases Clinic for outpatient disease management.

The specialty also provides consultation services to other departments and clinical services whenever expertise in infectious diseases is required. Additionally, it conducts lessons on communicable disease prevention and management for healthcare workers and the public. Most critically, the service plays a vital role in disease outbreak response management.

We provide the following treatment and services.

Inpatient Services

  • Antibiotic therapy
  • Blood stream infections
  • Soft tissue, bone and joint infections
  • Central nervous system infections including meningitis
  • Dengue
  • Endocarditis
  • Fever of unknown origin
  • Infections associated with medical devices and procedures
  • Infections related to compromised immunity (prevention and treatment)
  • Parasitic diseases
  • Pneumonia
  • Postsurgical infections
  • Tuberculosis
  • Viral infections

Outpatient Services

Our Infectious Diseases clinic takes referrals for challenging infectious diseases cases from the community and assists in the management of the medical conditions. The clinic also provides post-hospital follow-up for infectious conditions, when deemed necessary by the ID consultation service.

For ambulant patients who still require intravenous antibiotic therapy, we provide an Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy service, which would allow patients to recuperate at home while still receiving vital medical treatment.

Adj Asst Prof Surinder Kaur M S Pada

Director & Senior Consultant, Infectious Diseases

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (New South Wales), FRACP (Infectious Diseases)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Infectious Diseases

Specialty Interests

Infection Control, Hospital Acquired Infections, Multi-drug Resistant Organisms

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Dr Lin Li

Senior Consultant, Infectious Diseases & Internal Medicine

Professional Qualifications

MD (Temple U), FAMS (Infectious Diseases), ABIM Diplomate (Internal Med), ABIM Diplomate (Infectious Diseases)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine

Specialty Interests

Antibiotic Stewardship

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Dr Jenna Chaung

Consultant, Infectious Diseases

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (Yangon), ABIM Diplomate (Internal Med), ABIM Diplomate (Infectious Diseases), FACP

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Infectious Diseases

Specialty Interests

Bone & Joint Infections, Intra-abdominal Infections, Nosocomial Infections, Infections in Immune-deranged Hosts

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Dr Leyland Chuang

Consultant, Infectious Diseases

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (S'pore), MRCP (UK)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Infectious Diseases

Specialty Interests

Infection Control

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Dr Foo Rui Min

Associate Consultant, Infectious Diseases

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (S'pore), MRCP (UK)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Infectious Diseases

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Dr Alvin Wang

Associate Consultant, Infectious Diseases

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (S'pore), MRCP (UK), MRCPS (Glasg), MMed (Internal Med)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Infectious Diseases

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Dr Khin Thanda Aung

Senior Resident Physician

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (Yangon), MSc, MRCP (UK)

Specialty Interests

Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases

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Dr Putta Subramanyam Navya

Resident Physician

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (Tamil Nadu)

Specialty Interests

Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine

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Infectious Diseases services are available at:

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

1 Jurong East Street 21, Singapore 609606

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ENQUIRIES

6716 2000
(24 hours)

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6716 2222
(Mon - Fri: 8am - 5.30pm; Sat: 8am - 12.30pm)

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