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Dr Andrea Yeo

SBCC Baby & Child Clinic (Rivervale)

Blk 118 Rivervale Drive #02-20 Rivervale Plaza Singapore 540118

Mon, Wed, Fri – 9am to 1pm
Tue, Thu, Sat – 8.30am to 12.30pm
Mon to Fri – 2pm to 5pm
Sun & PH: Closed

6875 3927
Dr Andrea Yeo

MBBS (Singapore), MMed Paediatrics (Singapore), MRCPCH (UK), Specialist in Paediatric Medicine

Conditions Treated
  • Acute Illness management
  • Basic emergency care
  • Newborn and baby care (including jaundice monitoring)
  • Childhood immunisation
  • Developmental assessment and behavioural care advice (including Autism and ADHD screening)
  • Infant growth and nutrition advice
  • Common chronic childhood conditions e.g. Asthma, Eczema
  • Travel medicine and vaccination
  • Expanded immunisation services (including Influenza, Meningococcal, Hepatitis A, HPV vaccination etc)
Education

MBBS, National University of Singapore, 2000

Master of Medicine, Paediatrics (Singapore), 2005

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (UK), 2005

Specialist in Paediatric Medicine, National University of Singapore, 2009

Achievements
  • Nestle Silver Book Prize for Mmed (Paeds) 2005
  • Merit Award. Pitch for Funds Round, May 2008. Clinical Scientist Unit. NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.
  • HMDP Medical Award in 2010
Background

Fellow, Emergency Department, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne (Feb 2011 – Aug 2012)

Consultant, Children’s Emergency, Department of Paediatrics, Khoo-Teck Puat-National University Children’s Medical Institute, National University Hospital. (Jan 2012 – Oct 2019)

Deputy Head of Division, Children’s Emergency, National University Hospital.

Core Faculty Member, NUHS Paediatric Residency Programme. (Jul 2016 – Aug 2019)

Assistant Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. (July 2012 – Oct 2019)

Programme director, Paediatric Emergency Medicine Clinical Fellowship Programme. (July 2016 – Oct 2019)

Paediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) instructor. 2013 – Present)

Patient Safety Officer for Children’s Emergency (Jan 2013- Sept 2019)

Academic and Research Contribution

Co-authored numerous journal articles in medical publications including:

  • Rapid Detection of Enterovirus 71 by real-time TaqMan RT-PCR – Journal of Clinical Virology Vol. 42 No. 2 (June 2008)
  • Development of multiplex real-time hybridization probe reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction for specific detection and differentiation of Enterovirus 71 and coxsackievirus A16 – Diagnostic Microbiology & Infectious Disease Vol. 61, No. 3. (Apr 2008)
  • The largest outbreak of hand, foot and mouth disease in Singapore in 2008: the role of enterovirus 71 and coxsackievirus A strains – International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2010 Dec
  • Novel Multiplex Oligonucleotide-Conjugated Bead Suspension Array for Rapid Identification of Enterovirus 71 Subgenogroups – Journal of Clinical Microbiology, Jan 2011

Author of Chapter 27: Burns – Paediatrics On-the-go. 2012

Co-Author of Chapter 1: Abdominal Pain and  Chapter 5: Bleeding from GIT (Upper and Lower) – Pediatric Differential Diagnosis- Top 50 Problems. Elsevier 2018