Dr. Wong Sin Yew is an Infectious Diseases Physician and has been in private practice for more than 20 years. One of his clinics was the first specialist clinic in private practice to receive JCI accreditation in 2013.
Prior to private practice, he was Head, Department of Infectious Diseases at Tan Tock Seng Hospital and Clinical Director, Communicable Disease Centre, the predecessor of the National Centre of Infectious Diseases. He continues to serve as a visiting consultant at Singapore General Hospital (SGH) and Sengkang General Hospital.
Dr. Wong served two terms as an elected member of the Singapore Medical Council until November 2012 and sits on various committees at the Ministry of Health and restructured hospitals.
Dr. Wong graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1984. He completed his training in internal medicine and attained the Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine) in 1989. He completed his advanced training in infectious diseases in Singapore and the US. He spent two and half years as a clinical and research postdoctoral fellow in infectious diseases at Stanford University School of Medicine and Research Institute, Palo Alto Medical Foundation (USA).