Researchers Profile (D-I)


Dr Diana Chan  |  Dr Hairil Abdullah Rizal  |  Dr Hee Hwan Ing  | Dr Ho Vui Kian  | Prof Hwang Nian Chih


Dr Diana Chan 

Director, Pain Services, Sengkang Health

Consultant, Department of Pain Medicine, Singapore General Hospital

Research Interest

Pain pathway, non-pharmacological mode of pain modulation, pain biomarkers


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Dr Hairil Rizal Bin Abdullah 

Director, Pre-Operative Evaluation Clinic

Senior Consultant, Department of Anaesthesiology, Singapore General Hospital

Research Interest

Airway management, perioperative medicine and perioperative outcomes


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Dr Hee Hwan Ing

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School

Senior Clinical Lecturer, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Senior Consultant, Department of Paediatric Anaesthesia, KKH Women’s and Children’s Hospital

Research Interest

Device development focuses on perioperative monitoring device and sensor, automated transportation system in the operating theatre, operating theatre safety for healthcare workers and perioperative information and management.


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Dr Ho Vui Kian

Consultant, Department of Anaesthesiology, Singapore General Hospital

Research Interest

Intensive care, health services


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Prof Hwang Nian Chih

Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore

Senior Consultant  Department of Anaesthesiology, Singapore General Hospital

Associate Professor, Department of Anaesthesia, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore

Research Interest

Tranexamic acid (dosage and causal relationship with postoperative seizures)


Dexmedetomidine for cardiac surgery

Intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography

Peripheral nerve injuries and patient safety

Variability of glycaemic control during cardiac surgery and postoperative wound infection, morbidity and mortality

Effect of various infusates and activated clotting time

Effect of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor on the production of bradykinin during cardiopulmonary bypass

Heparin resistance

Early extubation after cardiac surgery

Sevoflurane as the induction agent for cardiac surgery

Bridging concepts of acupuncture with neurophysiology

Analgesia and reducing the incidence of postoperative emergence excitation

Pre-operative fasting

Difficult airway

Postoperative nausea and vomiting

Health care cost in anaesthesia

Depth of anaesthesia

Induction dosage of propofol for local population

Neuromuscular blockers

Safety in central venous cannulation


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