Doctor's Profile

Dr Lee Yeow Hian

Respiratory Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine

Clinic
Lee Respiratory and Sleep Clinic

Address
Mount Alvernia Hospital 820 Thomson Road Medical Centre D #05-58 Singapore 574623

Clinic Hours
9am-5pm (Mon-Fri); 9am-1pm (Sat)

About
Dr Lee was awarded the Health Manpower Development Program Award to pursue a fellowship in Sleep Medicine at The Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research in Sydney where he trained under world leaders in Sleep Medicine such as Professor Ron Grunstein. He obtained his Masters degree in Sleep Medicine at the University of Sydney in 2007, where he worked with another doyen in field, Professor Colin Sullivan, the inventor of CPAP (Continuous Airway Pressure) therapy. This makes him one of the few Sleep Medicine Specialists in Singapore who are registered with the Singapore Medical Council.

Since returning to Singapore, Dr. Lee was appointed as the principle physician-in-charge of the sleep laboratory in Alexandra Hospital and subsequently in Tan Tock Seng Hospital. Prior to setting up his private practice, Dr Lee was a Consultant in the Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine in Tan Tock Seng Hospital where he was instrumental in developing its sleep services. He continues to be a visting consultant and helms the sleep services in both Tan Tock Seng Hospital and Khoo Teck Puat Hospital.

Dr Lee is accredited as a specialist in intensive care medicine by the Ministry of Health in Singapore and was appointed as a trainer in intensive care medicine by the joint committee on specialist training.

Dr. Lee is recognised for his expertise in Sleep Medicine and has been invited to speak at major scientific conferences internationally as well as in the region, including the World Congress of Sleep Apnoea in Seoul in 2009. He is passionate about the education and professional development of Sleep Medicine Professionals and has been involved in the training of sleep physicians and technologists in Singapore as well as in the region.