Chiang Wen Chin
Dr Chiang Wen Chin
KK Women's and Children's Hospital
Medicine: Dept of Paediatrics, Allergy Service
Visiting Consultant

Chiang Wen Chin is Consultant Allergist and Immunologist working in the Department of Pediatrics. She graduated from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom and completed her basic Pediatric training in Bristol and Great Ormond Street, United Kingdom. She was awarded the HMDP grant in 2006 for further training in the area of Pediatric Allergy and Clinical Immunology with Professor Wesley Burks, Duke Children’s Hospital, USA. Her sub-speciality interest includes management of children with food allergies, asthma, allergic rhinitis, eczema, drug allergies, immunodeficiency and sublingual immunotherapy. She has helped set up the sublingual Immunotherapy program and food and drug provocation programs in KK Woman’s and Children’s Hospital. She is appointed Adjunct Assistant Professor in the faculty of the Duke-GMS Medical School
of Singapore.   
Dr Chiang Wen Chin’s sub-specialty interests include:
Food Allergies, Drug Allergies, Allergic Rhinitis, Asthma, Atopic Dermatitis and Sublingual Immunotherapy. 

  • B.Med.Sci, University of Nottingham Medical School, UK 
    • 1995 
  • MBBS, University of Nottingham Medical School, UK 
    • 1997
  • MRCPCH, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK 
    • 2001
Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships
  • Consultant, Department of Paediatrics, Allergy and Clinical Immunology 
    • 2006-present
  • Committee Member, Allergy and Clinical Immunology Society of Singapore 
    • 2008-present
  • Member, American Academy of Asthma Allergy and Clinical Immunology, USA 
    • 2006-present
  • Member, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK 
    • 2002-present
  • Fellow, Academy of Medicine (Singapore) 
    • 2007-present
  • MOH HMDP award, Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Duke University Hospital, USA  
    • 2006
  • Service of the Heart Award, Silver 
    • 2010
Publications and Research Trials
  1. Kidon MI, Chiang WC, Ong TC et al.. Mite specific IgE Repertoire and Phenotypes of Allergic Disease in Childhood:The  Tropical perspective. PAI 2011;
  2. Lee BW, Aw M, Chiang WC, et  al. Academy of medicine, Singapore-Ministry of Health clinical practice guidelines: management of food allergy. Singapore Med J. 2010 Jul;51(7):599-607.
  3. Chiang WC, Pons L, Kidon MI, Liew WK, Goh A, Wesley BA. Serological and clinical characteristics of children with peanut sensitization in an Asian community. PAI 2010; 21(2 Pt 2):e429-e438.
  4. Kemp A, Chiang WC, Gerez I, Goh A et al. Childhood food allergy: a Singaporean perspective. Ann Acad Med Singapore 2010; 39(5):404-11.(5)  Lee PP, Chen TX, Jiang LP, Chan KW, Yang W, Lee BW, Chiang WC.et al. YL.Clinical characteristics and genotype-phenotype correlation in 62 patients with X-linked agammaglobulinemia. J Clin Immunol 2010; 30(1):121-31.
  5. DunnGalvin A, Chang WC, Laubach S, Steele PH, Dubois AE, Burks AW et al. Profiling families enrolled in food allergy immunotherapy studies. Pediatrics 2009; 124(3):e503-e509.
  6. Chiang WC, Goh A, Ho L, Tang JP, Chay OM. Paradoxical vocal cord dysfunction: when a wheeze is not asthma. Singapore Med J 2008; 49(4):e110-e112.
  7. Chiang WC, Kidon MI, Liew WK, Goh A, Tang JP, Chay OM. The changing face of food hypersensitivity in an Asian community. Clin Exp Allergy 2007; 37(7):1055-61.
  8. Chiang WC, Teoh OH et al. Epidemiology, clinical characteristics and antimicrobial resistance patterns of community-acquired pneumonia in 1702 hospitalized children in Singapore. Respirology 2007; 12(2):254-61.
  9. Liew WK, Kidon MI, Chiang WC, et al. Severe anaphylactic reaction to ibuprofen in a child with recurrent urticaria. Pediatrics 2007; 120(3):e742-e744.
  10. Kidon MI, Kang LW, Chiang WC, et al. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug hypersensitivity in preschool children. Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol 2007; 3(4):114-22.
  11. Kidon MI, Liew WK, Chiang WC, Lim SH, Goh A, Tang JP et al. Hypersensitivity to paracetamol in Asian children with early onset of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug allergy. Int Arch Allergy Immunol 2007; 144(1):51-6.
  12. Kidon MI, Chiang WC et al. Sensitization to dust mites in children with allergic rhinitis in Singapore: does it matter if you scratch while you sneeze? Clin Exp Allergy 2005; 35(4):434-40.
  13. Kidon MI, Liew WK, Chiang WC, et al. Early presentation with angioedema and urticaria in cross-reactive hypersensitivity to nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs among young, Asian, atopic children. Pediatrics 2005; 116(5):e675-e680
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