Sylvia Choo Henn Tean
Dr Sylvia Choo Henn Tean
KK Women's and Children's Hospital
Medicine: Dept of Child Development (DSP)
Senior Consultant / DSP Community Development
MBBS, MMed (Paed), FAMS
  • MBBS, National University of Singapore 
    • 1988
  • Master of Medicine (Paediatrics), National University of Singapore 
    • 1993
  • Fellow of the Academy of Medicine 
    • 2003
Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships
  • Senior Consultant, Dept of Child Development 
    • 2009
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore
  • Clinical Lecturer in Paediatrics, YLLSOM, National University of Singapore
  • SGH Fellowship (Neonatology & Developmental Paediatrics), Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia 
    • 1998
Publications and Research Trials
  1. Member, Editorial Committee, Clinical Practice Guidelines on “Autism Spectrum Disorders in Pre-School Children”. AMS-MOH. Mar 2010
  2. WB Lian, S Ho, S Choo, DKL Chan, CL Yeo, LY Ho. “Pre-school Teachers’ Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices on Childhood Developmental and Behavioral Disorders. “ Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2008; 44: 187-194
  3. S Choo. “Assessment of Activities of Daily Living in Children and Infants with Developmental Disabilities.” The Singapore Family Physician 2007; 33(3)(suppl): Unit 6.


  1. “Complementary & Alternative Medical Therapies in Autism Spectrum Disorder”. Launch of the Clinical Practice Guidelines on “Autism Spectrum Disorders in Pre-School Children”, AMS-MOH. Apr 2010.
  2. “Screening for Autistic Spectrum Disorder among Singaporean children using the M-CHAT in toddlers”. KKH Annual Scientific Meeting. Jul 2008
  3. “Enhancing Service Quality in a Developmental-Behavioral Assessment Clinic”. KKH Annual Scientific Meeting. Jul 2008


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