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Dr Poon Poon Zhimin

MBBS (S’pore), M Med (Family Medicine), Graduate Diploma in Family Practice (Dermatology)

Associate Consultant

Clinical Appointments

  • Associate Consultant SingHealth PolyclinicsSingHealth Polyclinics

Academic Appointments

  • Physician Faculty, Singhealth Family Medicine Residency
  • Adjunct Physician Faculty, NTU Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
  • Tutor, Graduate Diploma of Family Medicine
  • Clinical Instructor, SingHealth Duke-NUS FM Academic Clinical Programme

Profile

Dr Poon Zhimin graduated as a medical practitioner from National University of Singapore (MBBS NUS) in 2010 and is a family physician with the Family Physician Registry in Singapore. She has completed the Master programme in Family Medicine, MMed (FM) NUS in 2014 and is currently in her second and last year training as a Fellow of the College of Family Physician in Singapore. Dr Poon trained under the Singhealth Family Medicine Residency and was awarded Singhealth Best Resident and Outstanding Resident Representative in 2012.

Dr Poon has a keen interest in medical education and is currently a clinical tutor with the Graduate Diploma of Family Medicine, a clinical lecturer with Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, clinical instructor with the Duke-NUS Medical School as well as a Physician Faculty with the Singhealth Family Medicine Residency programme.

Education

​• 2017 – Graduate Diploma in Family Practice Dermatology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
• 2014 - Master of Medicine (Family Medicine), Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
• 2010 -  Bachelor of Medicine; Bachelor of Surgery, National University of Singapore, Faculty of Medicine

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

​• Child Health Workgroup, Deputy Chair, Singhealth Polyclinics

Awards

​• Singhealth Best Resident Award 2012
• Outstanding Resident Representative 2012

Research Interests

​• Poon, Z., Lee, E.C.W., Ang, L.P. et al. Experiences of primary care physicians managing postpartum care: a qualitative research study. BMC Fam Pract 22, 139 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12875-021-01494-w
• Ng MCW, Loo YX, Poon ZM. Subclinical Thyroid Disorders: Clinical Significance and When to Treat? Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare. 2014;23(3):226-240. doi:10.1177/201010581402300308

Publications

Research Trials