International Patients

The Singapore Respiratory Specialists would like to extend a warm welcome to all International patients. Our group of chest physicians have extensive experience and have trained and worked both in Singapore as well as in centres of excellence for respiratory medicine in countries such as the United States of America, United Kingdom and Australia. They have have subspeciality interests that have been developed over years of working and training in these centres and can offer a breadth of speciality services within respiratory medicine.

Our specialists also regularly treat international patients as part of their practice and are fully aware of the problems such patients face. These include air travel arrangements, air evacuation in emergencies as well as logistic problems and continuity of care once they return home. As such, we are able to communicate with the managing physicians at home to ensure that the care we provide is continued. Patients from Indonesia, Malaysia, India, Bangladesh, Russia are seen on a regular basis as well as patients from Europe and the USA who are traveling in the region.

We are serving all the major private hospitals in Singapore currently. These are Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, Gleneagles Medical Centre as well as Mount Alvernia Hospital. These are general hospitals that offer a whole range of specialized medical care in addition to specialized treatment for lung diseases. Mount Elizabeth Hospital and Gleneagles Hospital are located in the Orchard Road area which is Singapore's premiere shopping are with a wide variety of accommodation available including luxury hotels for short stays and serviced apartments should you require a longer stay; all within walking distance. Mount Alvernia hospital is located about 10 minutes away by car and offers an alternative to the busy Orchard area.

List of Hotels near Mount Elizabeth and Gleneagles Hospital:

Orchard road offers a wide range of shopping. Ngee Ann city is just across the road from Mount Elizabeth and hosts Takashimaya and high end boutiques for brands like Cartier, Tiffany's, Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior and many others. Nearby luxury hotels like the Hilton, Four Seasons and Mandarin have their own shopping arcades with equally exquisite boutiques. Other shopping centres like Palais Renaisance, Plaza Singapura and Centrepoint are all within walking distance along Orchard Road.

While in Singapore, take the opportunity to visit the many attractions. The Singapore Zoo is famous for its variety and the natural surroundings. The Night Safari offers a unique experience of seeing animals that are active at night. The Jurong Bird Park is also world famous for its large aviary and variety of birds on display. The Singapore Flyer is recently opened and offers a spectacular view of the Singapore skyline. Sentosa island is another spot not to be missed with its variety of rides and resorts to cater to all tastes. Take the many tours to see Singapore from land and sea. In the future, the integrated resorts will make visiting Singapore even more exciting once they have been completed.

The rich heritage of the immigrants who founded Singapore offer much sightseeing opportunities. Chinatown offers a glimpse into the past when tradesmen worked and lived in the historic area. Little India in Serangoon Road is still a hub for activity by the Indian community. The original Malay communities in Singapore are now seen in areas like Geylang Serai and the Arab street area where many still ply their unique trade.

Singapore is also famous for its food culture. Because of its immigrant heritage, Singapore offers food from its Chinese, Malay and Indian communities including food choices that have arisen uniquely in the region because of the fusion of these cooking styles, in particular that of the Straits born Chinese known as Peranakan cooking. In addition to these, restaurants catering to food from all over the world can be found in Singapore. Japanese, French, Thai and Italian restaurants abound but those serving Russian, Lebanese, Vietnamese, Spanish, American, German, Swiss, Australian in addition to many others abound. Establishments catering to all budgets can be found throughout the island. Areas such as Dempsey Road, Rochester Park, Robertson Walk, Clarke Quay, and ViVo City all offer eateries with outstanding food.

On a more cultural note, the local museums offer a glimpse into the past of the region. The Singapore National Museum has a collection on Singapore and also brings in pieces from foreign collections for special events. Other museums include the Asian Civilization Museum and the Singapore Art Museum. The Esplanade is Singapore's main arts centre. It is home to the Singapore Symphony Orchestra and frequently brings in visiting artists for classical, jazz and contemprorary music. Many other international artistes also perform through the year. For a more current itinerary, look up the webites for the Esplanade and the main ticketing agent.

Before coming to Singapore, look up the webites for TimeOut Singapore and the Uniquely Singapore website. While in Singapore, magazines like 8 Days and TimeOut are easily available from newstands and give the latest updates on current happenings.

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  • C T Yeo Respiratory & Medical Clinic - 6473 0918
  • Cheong Chest & Medical Clinic - 6734 3808
  • Cough & Chest Specialist - 6738 7000
  • Hui Kok Pheng Respiratory & Internal Medicine Clinic - 6887 4360
  • Jane Yap Chest & Medical Clinic - 6356 9928
  • Dr Ong Kian Chung: Chestmed Pte Ltd - 6235 1466
  • Kong Clinic for Chest & Internal Medicine - 6836 0928
  • T C Goh Medical & Respiratory Clinic Pte Ltd - 6479 5897 / 6471 6257
  • T H Tan Medical & Chest Clinic - 6474 2329
  • Dr Amy Stebbings: The Chest and Internal Medicine Clinic Tel 66944333
  • Dr Akash Verma: Chestmed Pte Ltd Tel 62350701