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Adj Asst Prof Yeo Tong Hong

Adj Asst Prof Yeo Tong Hong

FRCPCH - RCPCH (UK), CCT Paediatrics & Paediatric Neurology (UK), MRCPCH - RCPCH (UK), MBChB (UK),  Adv Dip Medical Sciences (Malaysia)

Head & Senior Consultant

KK Women's and Children's Hospital

Specialty: Paediatric Neurology

Sub-specialties: Complex Motor Disorders/Movement Disorders

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Cerebral Palsy & Motor Disorders, Epilepsy, Movement Disorders, Narcolepsy​, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Movement Disorders, Stroke & Neurovascular Disorders.

Clinical Appointments

  • Head & Senior Consultant Neurology Service KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital


Dr Yeo Tong Hong joined the Paediatric Neurology department at KK Women’s and Children’s hospital in December 2016.

He completed his postgraduate Basic Specialist Training at Children’s Hospital for Wales, Cardiff, and Higher Specialist Training at Southampton Children’s Hospital, Southampton. Via highly competitive national selection, he was appointed to complete the subspecialty training programme in Paediatric Neurology at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, Manchester. He received his CCT in Paediatrics & Paediatric Neurology in March 2012.

From 2012 to 2016, he was appointed as Consultant Paediatric Neurologist at Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow, Scotland.

His special interests in paediatric neurology include complex motor disorders, movement disorders, neuromodulation, and neurovascular disorders.


  • FRCPCH (UK) 2014
  • CCT Paediatrics & Paediatric Neurology (UK) 2012
  • MRCPCH (UK) 2006
  • MBChB (Dundee, UK) 2001
  • Adv Dip Medical Sciences (IMU, Malaysia) 1999

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor Duke-NUS
  • Head & Senior Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Neurology Service, KKH
  • Physician Faculty Member for SingHealth Paediatrics Residency Programme, 2017 – present


  • Service From The Heart Award, KKH 2017

Research Interests

  • Movement Disorders
  • Complex Motor Disorders & Cerebral palsy
  • Cerebrovascular disorders


  • Tho-Calvi SC, Thompson D, Saunders D, Agrawal S, Basu A, Chitre M, Chow G, Gibbon F, Hart A, Tallur KK, Kirkham F, Kneen R, McCullagh H, Mewasingh L, Vassallo G, Vijayakumar K, Wraige E, Yeo TH, Ganesan V. Clinical features, course and outcomes of a UK cohort of pediatric moyamoya.
    Neurology. 2018 Feb 27;90(9):e763-e770.
  • Yaacob SA, Yeo TH. Isolated Palmaris Brevis Spasm in a 16-Year-Old. Pediatr Neurol. 2017 Nov;76:99. 
  • Hamilton R, Yeo TH, et al. Sensitivity and specificity of the light-adapted ERG in suspected neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses (NCLs). Documenta Ophthalmologica, Aug 2016;133 (1S).
  • Babiker M, Yeo TH, et al A Venous Malformation Presenting as Toe-walking. Pediatric Neurology. Jan 2015; 52(1):133-134.
  • TH Yeo, K Forbes. Spinal cord injury after Epidural Anesthesia: An Idiosyncratic Reaction. Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 2015 May:19(1):71.
  • I McArthur, TH Yeo, J Bhattacharya. Developmental Outcomes in Children treated for Vein of Galen Malformation (VGAM). Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 2015 May:19(1):47.
  • S Joseph, TH Yeo, J Bhattacharya. Case series of late presenting Vein of Galen Aneurysmal Malformation (VGAM): clinical features, angiographical features, interventions and outcomes. Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 2015 May:19(1):46-47.
  • S Joseph, TH Yeo. A case of unusual lower limb movement disorder in association with Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome (KTS). Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 2013 Sept;17(1):202.
  • Yeo TH, Brooks L, Differences in perceptions of palliative care needs for children with neurological conditions. Support Palliat Care 2012;2:A18.
  • Yeo TH, Vassallo G, Judge M, Laycock N, Kelsey A, Crow YJ. Infantile neurological Degos disease. Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 2011 Mar;15(2):167-70.
  • Yeo TH, De Goede C, Crow Y. Biotin non-responsive familial infantile bilateral striatal necrosis associated with primary Influenzae A infection. Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 2011 May:15(1):S117-S118.
  • Yeo TH, et al. Coexistence of Krabbe’s disease and multiple chromosomal abnormalities: a case report. Poster presentation. Eur J Paediatr Neurol. Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 2011 May:15(1): S52-S53.
  • Yeo TH, et al. Isolated congenital trigeminal nerve hypoplasia: a rare cause of hemifacial hypoasthesia. Poster presentation. Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 2011 May:15(1):Pages S139.
  • Yeo TH, et al. The value of CT brain in undiagnosed neurological disorders. Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 2009 Sept: 13(1):S124.
  • Srinivasan R. Yeo TH. Are newer macrolides effective in eradicating carriage of pertussis? Arch. Dis. Child. 2005; 90(3): 322 - 324.

Research Trials

  • Co-investigator, Singapore Cerebral Palsy Registry, 2017 – ongoing research project
  • Local principal investigator, Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow, UKMCRN trial – ‘The efficacy, safety and tolerability of nabiximols (Sativex) as an adjunctive treatment to existing anti-spasticity medications in children aged 8 to 18 years with spasticity due to cerebral palsy who have not responded adequately to their existing anti-spasticity medications: a parallel group randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study’, 2014 - 2016.