Kidney Diseases (Nephrology)


The Nephrology Service is a key referral centre in Singapore, managing a large number of wide-ranging kidney diseases among children. These include:

  • Nephrotic Syndrome and various glomerulonephritis
  • Acute pyelonephritis and urinary tract infection
  • Vesicoureteric reflux and reflux nephropathy
  • Glomerular diseases including asymptomatic microhaematuria and proteinuria
  • Voiding problems like frequency/enuresis/incontinence
  • Congenital renal and urogenital malformations
  • Fluid/electrolyte problems/tubulopathies
  • Acute renal failure with provision for peritoneal dialysis and continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT)

We also offer outpatient consultations for general nephrology problems, voiding problems, lupus nephritis and spina bifida.

We are fully equipped with supportive facilities for optimal management of patients. These include real-time ultrasound guided renal biopsies with full histopathological reports; detailed imaging and functional studies of the kidneys and the renal tract e.g. DMSA, MAG3, uroflowmetry and urodynamic studies.

Range of Services:

  • Clinical nephrology
  • Neonatal nephrology
  • Uronephrology - voiding problems
  • Renal biopsy

Outpatient Clinics:

  • General Nephrology Clinic (Monday – Friday)
  • Voiding Problem Clinic (Wednesday)

Our Experts

Name Designation Qualification
Adj Assoc Prof Ng Yong Hong Head and Senior Consultant, Nephrology Service;
Head, Dept of Paediatrics
Adj Assoc Prof Chao Sing Ming Senior Consultant MBBS, MMed (Paed), FAMS
Dr Indra Ganesan Senior Consultant MD, MMed (Paed), MRCPCH (UK)
Dr Chong Siew Le Consultant MD, MRCPCH (UK)
Dr Leow Hui Min Esther Associate Consultant MBBS (Spore), MRCPCH (RCPCH, UK), M Med (Paed) (Spore)
Prof Yap Hui Kim Visiting Consultant * MBBS, MMed (Paeds), MD (Doctor of Medicine), FAMS, FRCP (Edin), FRCPCH

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