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Dr Chiou Fang Kuan

Dr Chiou Fang Kuan

MBBS (Spore), MRCPCH (UK), M.Med Paediatrics (Spore)

Head & Senior Consultant

KK Women's and Children's Hospital

Specialty: Paediatric Gastroenterology, Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

Sub-specialties: Hepatology

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Acute Liver Failure, Autoimmune Hepatitis, Biliary Atresia, Chronic Liver Disease, General Paediatric Gastroenterology, Genetic and Metabolic Liver Diseases, Intestinal Failure Associated Liver Disease (IFALD), Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD), Portal Hypertension, Viral Hepatitis.

Clinical Appointments

  • Head & Senior Consultant Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition Service KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Adjunct Instructor SingHealth Duke-NUS Paediatrics Academic Clinical Programme


Dr Chiou Fang Kuan is a Paediatric Gastroenterologist Senior Consultant at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, with subspecialty interest in paediatric liver diseases, and diagnostic and therapeutic gastrointestinal endoscopy in children. He maintains ongoing clinical and research collaboration with the Liver Unit at Birmingham Children’s Hospital in UK, where he had trained and worked as a clinical fellow in paediatric hepatology from 2016 to 2017.


  • Clinical Fellowship in Paediatric Hepatology (Liver Unit, Birmingham Children’s Hospital, UK) 2016 - 2017
  • MMED Paediatrics (Singapore) 2013
  • MRCPCH (UK) 2009
  • MBBS (Singapore) 2005

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Clinical Lecturer, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
  • Physician Faculty, Paediatrics, SingHealth Residency
  • Senior Consultant, Paediatric Gastroenterology, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital 2013 - Present
  • Member, European Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN), 2018 – Present
  • Member, The Transplantation Society (TTS), 2017 – Present
  • Member, International Pediatric Transplant Association (IPTA), 2017 – Present
  • Member, British Association for the Study of the Liver (BASL), 2017 – Present
  • Member, Gastroenterological Society of Singapore, 2017 - Present
  • Member, European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI), 2013 - Present


  • Young Investigator Scientific Award, The Transplantation Society, 2018
  • Deirdre Kelly Prize for Paediatric Liver Transplantation, International Liver Symposium, 2017
  • Scientific Award, Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplant Association and The Transplantation Society, 2017
  • Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence, National University of Singapore, 2016
  • Service from the Heart Award, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, 2016
  • Silver Award, Singapore Health Quality Service Award, 2013

Research Interests

  • Non-alcohol fatty liver disease
  • Variceal haemorrhage in children with biliary atresia
  • Biliary Atresia management
  • Paediatric Acute Liver Failure
  • Eosinophilic/allergic gastrointestinal disorders
  • Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder in paediatric solid organ transplantation
  • Cytotoxic T-lymphocyte therapy in post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease
  • Paediatric Autoimmune Hepatitis


  • Cytotoxic T-lymphocyte therapy for post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder after solid organ transplantation in children. Chiou FK, Beath SV, Wilkie GM, Vickers MA, Morland B, Gupte GL. Pediatr Transplant. 2018; 22(2):e13133
  • Absence of esophageal eosinophilia in a toddler with severe eosinophilic esophagitis. Loh W, Wright KM, Chiou FK. Asia Pac Allergy 2017;7: 243-246.
  • Conjugated hyperbilirubinemia presenting in first fourteen days in term neonates. Chiou FK, Ong C, Phua KB, Chedid F, Kader A. World Journal of Hepatology 2017; 9(26):1108-1114
  • Portal Hypertension in Children. Chiou FK, Abdel-Hady M. Paediatrics and Child Health 2017; 27(12):540-545.
  • Primary Intestinal Lymphangiectasia of the Terminal Ileum. Chiou FK, Lian DWQ. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2015; 30(9):1335
  • Recurrent Abdominal Pain in Childhood. Chiou FK, How CH, Ong C. Singapore Medical Journal 2013. 54(4): 195-200

Research Trials