10 Best Rheumatologist in Singapore to Effectively Treat Rheumatic Diseases [2021]

Slow the progression of possible rheumatic diseases by getting an early diagnosis and treatment now.

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10 Best Rheumatologist in Singapore
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Also known under the term “arthritis,” rheumatic diseases are autoimmune and inflammatory diseases that cause your immune system to attack your joints, muscles, bones, and organs resulting in pain, swelling, stiffness and deformity.

Common signs and symptoms of rheumatic diseases include:

  • Joint Pain
  • Swelling of a joint or joints
  • Joint stiffness that lasts for at least one hour in the early morning
  • Chronic pain or tenderness in a joint or joints
  • Warmth or redness in a joint area
  • Limited movement in an affected joint or joints
  • Fatigue

If you have any of the signs and symptoms above, it is highly recommended to get an early diagnosis and treatment to slow the progression of possible rheumatic diseases.

Check out the list of the 10 Best Rheumatologist in Singapore that we have compiled in this article for you.

1. Elim Rheumatic Centre (NOVENA)

Key Features– Cutting-edge yet cost-effective technologies (e.g. bedside ultrasound) to aid diagnosis and guide interventional procedures
– Innovative treatment strategies that balance efficacy with safety
– Ultrasound-guided Diagnosis & Intervention
– Focused & Radial Extracorporeal Shock-Wave Therapy (ESWT)
– Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy (PEMF)
Websitehttps://elimrheumaticcentre.com/
Location#05-25 Mt Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre, 38 Irrawaddy Rd, Singapore 329563
ContactTel:
6684 4484
Opening HoursMon – Fri:
9 am – 1 pm,
2 pm -5 pm

Sat:
9 am – 1 pm

Sun:
Closed
Online Ratings/ Reviews16 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.3 / 5.0 stars) 

Aiming to be the Centre of Autoimmunity & Rheumatology Excellence in Singapore and beyond, Elim Rheumatic Centre adopts cost-effective and state-of-the-art technologies to aid diagnosis and guide interventional procedures.

Dr Eugene Lim, the specialist at Elim Rheumatic Centre, provides services in rheumatic treatments for Osteoarthritis (OA), Gout, Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA), Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) and Lupus (SLE) to help improve the quality of life of patients with rheumatic problems.

2. Leong Keng Hong Arthritis & Medical Clinic

Key Features– Founder of the Osteoporosis Society Singapore (OSS)
– Served as the Inaugural Chairman of the Chapter of Rheumatologists in the Academy of Medicine, Singapore from 2004-2007 and was delegated as Chairman until 2013
– Diagnose and treat the full spectrum of more than 100 different types of rheumatic disorders
Websitehttps://www.leongkenghong.com/
Location6 Napier Rd, #04-18 Gleneagles Medical Centre, Singapore 258499
ContactTel:
6472 4337
Opening HoursMon – Fri:
9 am – 12.30 pm
2 pm – 2.45 pm

Sat:
9 am – 12 pm

Sun:
Closed
Online Ratings/ Reviews42 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.4 / 5.0 stars) 

Founder of the Osteoporosis Society Singapore (OSS), A/Prof Leong Keng Hong served as the Inaugural Chairman of the Chapter of Rheumatologists in the Academy of Medicine, Singapore from 2004-2007, and was delegated as Chairman until 2013.

Tailoring each treatment plan to manage the condition in each patient effectively, A/Prof Leong works closely with his team to diagnose and treat the full spectrum of over 100 different types of rheumatic disorders, including autoimmune diseases, such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis, as well as other forms of arthritis, such as osteoarthritis, gout and ankylosing spondylitis.

3. The Arthritis and Rheumatology Clinic

Key Features– Senior Consultant and Rheumatologist with more than 20 years of clinical experience
– Has managed a wide range of conditions from arthritis, soft-tissue rheumatism and osteoporosis to complex rheumatic diseases
– Has published on various aspects of rheumatology, particularly systemic lupus erythematosus and the antiphospholipid syndrome
Websitehttp://www.arc-clinic.com.sg/contact.html
Location#07-45, Mt Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre,
38 Irrawaddy Road, Singapore 329563
ContactTel:
6250 7727

Email: 
[email protected]
Opening HoursMon – Fri:
9 am – 5 pm

Sat:
By appointment only

Sunday and Public Holidays:
Closed
Online Ratings/ Reviews9 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.1 / 5.0 stars) 

A Senior Consultant and Rheumatologist with more than 20 years of clinical experience, Dr Sheila Vasoo is also an Executive Committee member of the National Arthritis Foundation, a member of the Chapter of Rheumatologists, and sits on the editorial board of several journals, including Lupus.

Also serving on the workgroup for establishing National Clinical Practice Guidelines on managing osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, Dr Sheila Vasoo has also made publications on various aspects of rheumatology, particularly systemic lupus erythematosus and the antiphospholipid syndrome.

4. LUI Centre for Arthritis & Rheumatology

Key Features– Provides diagnosis for the different types of autoimmune disorders
– Aims to provide early and accurate diagnosis and treat the rheumatic condition promptly for a good outcome
– Treatments may include both pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical methods, including physiotherapy, occupational therapy and podiatry services
Websitehttp://luicare.com/
LocationGleneagles Medical Centre #03-11
6 Napier Road, Singapore 258499
ContactTel:
6475 1878

Email:
[email protected]
Opening HoursMon – Fri:
9 am – 5 pm

Sat:
8.30 am – 1 pm

Sun:
Closed
Online Ratings/ Reviews3 Google reviews (Average rating: 5.0 / 5.0 stars) 

Trained in managing general rheumatological conditions, complex autoimmune diseases, and general medical problems, Dr Lui Nai Lee was the Program Director for the ACGME-I accredited Rheumatology senior residency program and Departmental Director of Postgraduate Education for Rheumatology in SGH.

Having a special interest in the early diagnosis and advanced therapeutics for Spondyloarthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis, Dr Lui was also actively involved as a member of the Assessment of Spondyloarthritis International Society (ASAS), an international group of experts with a special interest in Spondyloarthritis and the Medical advisor for the Singapore Ankylosing Spondylitis Club.

5. SGH Autoimmunity and Rheumatology Centre (ARC) 

Key Features– Anchored by the SGH Department of Rheumatology and Immunology with support from various clinical Departments, Nursing and Allied Health Divisions and other Departments in SGH
– SGH Department of Rheumatology and Immunology was awarded the Centre of Excellence (2017) by the Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology (APLAR)
Websitehttps://www.sgh.com.sg/patient-care/specialties-services/autoimmunity-and-rheumatololgy-centre
LocationSingapore General Hospital, 1 Hospital Dr, Block 5, Level 1, Singapore 169608
ContactTel:
6321 4377

Anchored by the SGH Department of Rheumatology and Immunology with support from various clinical Departments, Nursing and Allied Health Divisions, and other Departments in SGH, the Autoimmunity and Rheumatology Centre (ARC) combines Clinical Service, Education and Research to improve care for patients with autoimmune and rheumatological disorders.

Recognised for their work in research, training, education and patient care, the SGH Department of Rheumatology and Immunology was awarded the Centre of Excellence (2017) by the Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology (APLAR).

6. Dr Liew Woei Kang – Paediatric Allergy Immunology Rheumatology Centre

Key Features– The immediate Past-President of the College of Paediatrics and Child Health Singapore, of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore
– Awarded an international fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
– Member of European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Allergy-Clinical Immunology Society of Singapore, European Society of Immunodeficiency, and Paediatric Rheumatology European Society
Websitehttps://pairc.sg/
Location#11-52, Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre, 38 Irrawaddy Rd, 329563
ContactTel:
66944803

Email:
[email protected]
Opening HoursMon – Fri:
9 am – 1 pm
2 pm – 5 pm

Sat:
9 am – 1 pm

Sun & PH:
Closed
Online Ratings/ Reviews2 Google reviews (Average rating: 5.0 / 5.0 stars) 

A clinic operated by the Singapore Women’s & Children’s Medical Group, Paediatric Allergy Immunology Rheumatology Centre specialises in providing Paediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology services. 

After completing his advanced training in Paediatric Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, Dr Liew Woei Kang, who is currently a medical specialist and shareholder of the Singapore Women’s & Children’s Medical Group, was a recipient of several research grants and excellent service awards for his work in his speciality.

7. Dr Koh Wei Howe – Arthritis & Rheumatism Medical Clinic

Key Features– Was awarded the HMDP scholarship by the Ministry of Health to train in Bath, the United Kingdom, under the supervision of Dr Andrei Calin at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases as well as Dr Neil McHugh at the laboratory in the Bath Institute for Rheumatic Disease
– spearheaded the Spondyloarthropathy Intensive Management Programme in Tan Tock Seng Hospital
– Ex-President of the Rheumatoid Arthritis Society, Singapore and Medical Advisor of the Singapore Ankylosing Spondylitis Club
Websitehttp://www.arthritisrheumatismkoh.com/eng/
Location3 Mount Elizabeth, #07-05 Medical Centre, Singapore 228510
ContactTel:
6737 5255

Before starting his own private practice at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Dr Koh Wei Howe was a member of the Medical Board of the Mount Elizabeth Hospital and the previous Chairman of the hospital’s Therapeutic and Infection Committee.

At Arthritis & Rheumatism Medical Clinic, Dr Koh provides services in the diagnosis and treatment of Rheumatic and Immunological conditions such as:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Gout and crystal arthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Systemic lupus eryhtematosus
  • Spondyloarthropathies – ankylosing spondylitis, reactive arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, enteropathic (inflammatory bowel disease) arthrtiis
  • Juvenile arthritis, Still’s disease
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Vasculitis – Wegener’s granulomatosis, Takayasu’s disease,temporal arteritis, Behcet’s disease
  • Soft tissue rheumatism, tendonitis, bursitis, frozen shoulder, Plantar fascitiis, trigger finger, carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sjogren’s syndrome
  • Inflammatory muscle disease – polymyositis, dermatomyositis
  • Scleroderma, systemic sclerosis
  • Cervical and lumbar spondylosis, Spinal stenosis

8. Dr Chong Yong Yeow – Raffles Internal Medicine Centre

Key Features– Rheumatologist with a special interest in clinical allergy and connective tissue diseases such as systemic lupus erythematosus and inflammatory arthritis
– Vast experience in internal medicine, rheumatology as well as autoimmune conditions
– A member of the Singapore Society of Rheumatology and Allergy, Clinical Immunology Society of Singapore, National Arthritis Foundation Singapore as well as Fellow with the Academic of Medicine Singapore
Websitehttps://www.rafflesmedicalgroup.com/services/specialist-centres/internal-medicine/
Location585 North Bridge Rd, Level 9 Raffles Specialist Centre, Singapore 188770
ContactTel:
6311 1200
Opening HoursMon – Fri:
8.30am – 6pm

Sat:
8.30am – 1pm

Sun:
Closed

A rheumatologist with a special interest in clinical allergy and connective tissue diseases such as systemic lupus erythematosus and inflammatory arthritis, Dr Chong Yong Yeow was a consultant in the Department of Rheumatology & Immunology in SGH before joining Raffles Hospital in 2011.

Dr Chong has vast experience in internal medicine, rheumatology as well as autoimmune conditions. At Raffles Hospital, he provides services such as:

  • Joint Pain & Arthritis (Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Crystal)
  • Connective Tissue Diseases (Lupus, Sjogren’s)
  • Rheumatism
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pain Syndrome (Myofascial Pain, Fibromylagia)
  • Allergy (Such as drug, food and environmental)
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Office Procedures (Joint Injection, Joint Aspiration, Soft Tissue Injection for Trigger Finger, Viscosupplementation, Biologics Infusions)

9. Boey Mee Leng Rheumatology & Medical Clinic Pte Ltd

Key Features– Previously Head of Department of Rheumatology in Tan Tock Seng Hospital and Division of Rheumatology, National University Hospital (NUH)
– More than 25 Years experience as a Rheumatologist
– Trained in Rheumatology in the Department of Rheumatology, Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK
Websitehttps://www.memc.com.sg/clinic/boey-mee-leng-rheumatology-medical-clinic-pte-ltd/
Location#13-05 Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, 3 Mount Elizabeth, Singapore 228510
ContactTel: 6737 2366
Email: [email protected]
Opening HoursMon – Fri:
9 am – 5 pm

Sat:
9 am – 1 pm

Sun:
Closed

A Rheumatologist with more than 25 years of experience in the field, Dr. Boey Mee Leng was trained in Rheumatology in the Department of Rheumatology, Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK and was previously the Head of Department of Rheumatology in Tan Tock Seng Hospital and Division of Rheumatology, National University Hospital (NUH).

Currently an adjunct associate professor in the Department of Medicine, National University Hospital (NUSH), Dr. Boey continues to contribute and share her knowledge and expertise in Rheumatology while providing services at the clinic.

10. Dr Yoon Kam Hon – El Shaddai Arthritis and Rheumatism Specialist Medical Centre

Key Features– Specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of autoimmune conditions and bone, joint, and tendon-related diseases
– Assists about 600 patients every month with the goal to alleviate their pain and effectively manage their conditions
– Has more than 15 years of experience
Websitehttps://www.singaporedoc.com/profiles/278-dr-yoon-kam-hon
LocationBlk 102 Towner Road, #01-258, Singapore 322102
ContactTel:
6396 6966
Opening HoursMon – Fri:
9am – 1pm
2 pm – 5 pm

Sat:
9 am – 1 pm

Sun:
Closed

Director of El Shaddai Arthritis and Rheumatism Specialist Medical Centre, Dr. Yoon Kam Hon specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of autoimmune conditions and bone, joint, and tendon-related diseases.

With more than 15 years of experience in the field, Dr Yoon has served at Alexandra Hospital and at the Department of Medicine, National University of Singapore as a visiting rheumatologist registrar, and has also served as a consultant rheumatologist at Gleneagles Hospital, Changi General Hospital, and Arthritis and Rheumatism Specialist Medical Centre to date.

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