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Department of Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy aims to help you to optimise your mobility, function and independence.

Physiotherapists work with the multidisciplinary team of healthcare providers in SGH to provide holistic care that is aligned with our patients' goals. We perform thorough assessments and design individualised treatment plans that may incorporate manual therapy, exercises and/or the use of electro-physical modalities to optimise recovery.

Department Profile

SGH is the largest acute care tertiary hospital with the largest Physiotherapy department in Singapore. 

The department consist of over 130 physiotherapists, including therapists with specialist training, and 50 support staff which support the 29 medical specialties in the hospital.

Our Physiotherapists are graduates of local or overseas physiotherapy program. A good proportion of our physiotherapists have Master degree or PhD in specialised fields.

Clinical Services

The Physiotherapy Department at SGH provides a comprehensive range of rehabilitative services which put us on the forefront of physiotherapy in Singapore and the immediate region. Our facilities and state-of-the-art rehabilitation equipment ensures that our patients receive the highest level of care available. 

Physiotherapists work in the wards, looking after patients admitted to the hospital, as well as run outpatient clinics.

The department has pioneered a number of significant physiotherapy services such as 24-hour intensive respiratory care; pulmonary rehabilitation; ergonomics consultation; lymphoedema therapy; vestibular rehabilitation; extended service at Accident and Emergency for musuloskeletal injuries; and provides the most comprehensive burns and wound care management. 

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Our Physiotherapists are involved in regular in-house training and professional courses to upgrade our skills and knowledge. Senior staff with post-graduate qualifications are involved in conducting specialised skills-training courses and workshops locally and in the region. Our department is also actively involved in providing clinical education to physiotherapy students, allowing them to integrate knowledge and skills attained from their academic studies in a clinical setting.

To improve the standard of our evidence-based clinical practice and quality of our Physiotherapy services, our Physiotherapists are also involved in doing clinical research and quality-improvement projects. We have received several research grants in support of our research projects. Our current projects are in:

  • Cardiopulmonary
  • Geriatrics 
  • Neurology
  • Orthopaedics & Sports
  • Others

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Head of Department

Liaw Suet Ching Jennifer
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy (Manchester)  

Senior Principal Physiotherapists

Lee Tsun Luen Albert
Grad Dip in Physiotherapy (UK)

Lee Yoke Fun
BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy (UK)

Loh Moh Huan
BAppSc Physiotherapy (Sydney)

Ng Li Whye Cindy
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Ong Hwee Kuan
BHSc Physiotherapy (Canada)

Tan Bee Yee
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy (UK)

Tan Cheen Khoon
BSc Physiotherapy (Taiwan)

Tan May Leng Dawn

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy (London)

Yong Soh San

B Physiotherapy (Queensland)

Principal Physiotherapists

Bhojwani Kavita Doulat
BSc Physical Therapy (Bombay)

Chan Ai Sim Suelyn

Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Cheah Heng Yee
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Dr Philip Cheong
Doctor of Clinical Physiotherapy (Curtin)

Chew Shuxian Eleanor
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Kou Seow Wei
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Lim Pei Li Doris
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Low Wai Yan
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Ng Deng Peng 
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Pua Yong Hao
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy (Manchester)

Quek Mei Tse June
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Tan Meiling Joy
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP) 

Vimal Palanichamy 
Bsc Physiotherapy (India)

Wong Mei Ching
BSc Physiotherapy (Taiwan)

Senior Physiotherapists

Aisyah Binte Omar
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Ang Shuwen
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Audi Fehdurani Bin Mat Sayuti
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Cheah Chen Hui Sophia
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Chong Heng Choong 
B (Hons) Physiotherapy (UKM)

Er Wei Xiang
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Hong Yanchai Stella
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Koh Hui Yen Grace
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Lan Danlin Esther
B Physiotherapy (Melbourne)

Lee Yan Ying Amanda
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Liew Yee Vun Belinda 
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Low Ai Ying
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP) 

Nurul Aini Binte Bari 
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Poon Lian Li Cheryl 
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Rinku Devi D/O Shukul Brendra Kumar
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Scully Aileen Eugenia 
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy (Curtin)

Seah Pei Fen 
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Shamala Thilarajah
BAppSc Physiotherapy (Sydney)

Tan Chun Ju
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Tan Jiajie
B (Hons) Physiotherapy (UKM)

Tan Su Yin Juliana
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Tan Wei Ming John
B Physiotherapy (Melbourne)

Teh Wan Ying 
B (Hons) Physiotherapy (UKM)

Wang Zhenmei Josephine
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Wong Lok Lin
B Physiotherapy (Newcastle)

Yeo Sulun Aaron 
 Master Physiotherapy (Curtin)

Yip Wan Hui
Dip Physiotherapy (NYP)

Last Modified Date :12 Feb 2019