Rheumatology

The Rheumatology service is run by a team of doctors that provides both inpatient and outpatient patient care with a holistic approach. The service specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the musculoskeletal system. Our patients benefit from in-house support services such as physiotherapy, occupational therapy and radiology (including bone densitometry studies).

Conditions diagnosed and managed by the Rheumatology service include the following.

  • Degenerative joint diseases eg. osteoarthritis
  • Crystal induced arthropathy eg. gout
  • Osteoporosis
  • Soft tissue rheumatism
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Seronegative spondyloarthritides eg. ankylosing spondylitis, and psoriatic arthritis
  • Auto-immune disease and connective tissue disease including systemic lupus erythematous, systemic sclerosis, vasculitis, and inflammatory myositis

Dr Suresh Ernest

Director, General Medicine and Acute Medicine
Senior Consultant, Rheumatology

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (Madras), FRCP (London), MRCP (UK)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Rheumatology

Specialty Interests

Acute Medicine, Medical Education

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Dr Lim Sheen Yee

Senior Consultant, Rheumatology

Professional Qualifications

MD (Jefferson Medical), ABIM Diplomate (Internal Med), ABIM Diplomate (Rheumatology)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Rheumatology

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Dr Jane Clayton

Visiting Senior Consultant, Rheumatology

Professional Qualifications

B Med (Newcastle), FRACP (Rheumatology)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Rheumatology

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Rheumatology services are available at:

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

1 Jurong East Street 21, Singapore 609606

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enquiries

ENQUIRIES

6716 2000
(24 hours)

appt

APPOINTMENT LINE

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

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ONLINE REQUEST

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