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Endocrinology Overview

Endocrinologists handle a wide range of common as well as unusual disorders involving the hormone-secreting endocrine glands.

The department provides tertiary level care in the field of endocrinology and metabolism. The services offered by the department includes:

  1. Diabetes in Pregnancy clinic
  2. Young Adult Diabetes clinic
  3. Insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring
  4. Obesity and weight management
  5. Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration clinic
  6. Osteoporosis clinic
  7. Transplant Endocrinology clinic
  8. Specialized Endocrine Testing

Patients with diabetes mellitus and diabetes-related disorders are seen at the Diabetes Centre which provides a comprehensive range of services under one roof, including:

  • Retinal photography
  • On-site blood and urinary testing
  • Podiatry service
  • Diabetes education
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Vascular and neurological assessment
  • Treatment of diabetes in pregnancy
  • Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusio "infusion pump" and continuous glucose monitoring services
  • Specialised clinics for Type 1 Diabetes, young Type 2 Diabetes
  • Regular self-management courses for patients and families 

The endocrine arm provides services in:

  • Thyroid disorders
    Click here to download a pdf version of "Your Guide to your Thyroid"
  • Lipid/Cholesterol disorders
  • Hypothalamus, pituitary and adrenal disorders
  • Calcium/Parathyroid disorders and osteoporosis
  • General Endocrinology 
Staff MembersSub-Specialty
Head & Senior Consultant
Dr Goh Su Yen MBBS, MRCP(UK), FRCPDiabetes, General Endocrinology
Senior Consultant & Director, Osteoporosis and Bone Metabolism Unit
Dr Manju Chandran MBBS, MD, ABIM (Int Med), ABIM (Endocrinology), FACP, FACE, FAMSOsteoporosis, Disorders of Bone Metabolism, General Endocrinology
Senior Consultant & Director, LIFE Centre & Obesity and Metabolic Unit
Dr Tham Kwang Wei MB BCh BAO, MD, ABIM (Int Med), ABIM (Endocrinology)Obesity, Lipids, General Endocrinology
Senior Consultant
Dr Bee Yong Mong MBBS, MRCP(UK), FRCP EdinDiabetes, General Endocrinology
Dr Kek Peng Chin MBBS, MMed, MRCP(UK)Transplant Endocrinology, General Endocrinology
Dr Loh Lih Ming MBBS, MMed (Int Med), MRCP(UK), FRCP Edin, FAMSHypothalamus, Pituitary & Adrenal Disorders, General Endocrinology
Dr Lim Heok Seng MBBS, MMed (Int Med), FAMSDiabetes, General Endocrinology
Dr Daphne Gardner Su-Lyn BA, BMBCh (Oxon), MRCP(UK), FRCPDiabetes, General Endocrinology
Dr Ho Tse Lin, Emily MBBS, MRCP(UK), FRCP (Edin)Diabetes, General Endocrinology, Quality Management
Dr Teh Ming Ming MB BCh BAO, MRCP(UK), MD (London)Diabetes, General Endocrinology, Type 1 Diabetes, Hypoglycaemia
Dr Adoree Lim Yi Ying MBBS, MRCP(UK)Thyroid Diseases
Senior Consultant
Dr Chng Chiaw Ling MBBS, MRCP(UK), FAMSThyroid Diseases, General Endocrinology
Dr Dawn Lim Shao TIng MBBS, MMed, MRCP(UK)Pituitary & Adrenal Disorders, General Endocrinology
Dr Lim Weiying MBBS, M.Med (Int Med), MRCP (UK)General Endocrinology
Dr Sonali Ganguly MD, ABIM (Int Med), ABIM (Endocrinology)Obesity, General Endocrinology
Dr Tan Hong Chang MBBS, MMed, MRCP(UK)Lipid Disorders, Obesity & Metabolic Syndrome
Dr Lee Phong Ching MB ChB, MRCP(UK)General Endocrinology
Associate Consultant
Dr David Carmody MBBCh BAO LRCP (Ireland), MRCP (UK), MD (RCSI)Diabetes, General Endocrinology
Dr Lam Yun Rui Amanda MBBS, MRCP(UK), MMed (Internal Med)
Dr Suresh Rama Chandran MBBS, MRCP(UK)Endocrinology and Diabetes

LIFE Centre

The Lifestyle Improvement & Fitness Enhancement (LIFE) Centre is Singapore's first hospital-based centre promoting intergrated and holistic care for patients with lifestyle-related medical conditions, in particular patients suffering from eating disorders and obesity. The one-stop medical facility provides evidence-based treatment for lifestyle-related conditions, and empowers patients to maintain a healthy lifestyle.


Click here to download a pdf version of "Your Guide to your Thyroid"

Diabetes Centre

The Diabetes Centre offers a one-stop diabetes service for diabetes and diabetes-related problems. Patients receive comprehensive primary, secondary and tertiary diabetes care from a team of doctors, nurses, nurse educators, dieticians, podiatrists, laboratory technicians and other ancillary staff.

What is Diabetes?

Diabetes: Healthy Eating Guide


SGH is the only centre in Asia that offers the DAFNE self-management program, designed for adults with type 1 diabetes. DAFNE provides participants with the skills to calculate how much insulin they need for the carbohydrate-containing food they want to eat, and to manage their diabetes more effectively on a day-to-day basis.

Last Modified Date :14 Feb 2018