Rehabilitation Physicians are specialists in the field of medicine that is primarily involved in improving the functional ability and quality of life of people with congenital or acquired disabilities. They care for people who have experienced catastrophic events resulting in paraplegia, quadriplegia, or traumatic brain injury; and individuals who have had strokes, orthopedic injuries, or neurologic disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, peripheral neuropathy and multiple sclerosis.  They also treat patients with acute and chronic pain, and musculoskeletal problems like back and neck pain, tendonitis, pinched nerves and fibromyalgia. Rehabilitation Physicians work closely with other rehabilitation professionals such as physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, rehabilitation nurses, psychologists, and social workers to provide the most comprehensive, quality care possible.  Rehabilitation Medicine is a subspecialty of Internal Medicine.



Board Members 2023 - 2025
Office Name
Chairman Dr Effie Chew
Vice-Chairman Dr Joyce Lui Siew Kwaon
Honorary Secretary Dr Chiong Yi
Members Dr Gobinathan Chandran
  Dr Yen Hwee Ling
  Dr Alfred Seng
  Dr Tjan Soo Yin


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