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Dr Yeo Sow Nam

Dr Yeo Sow Nam
Dr Yeo Sow Nam
  • The Pain Specialist

    Address

    3 Mount Elizabeth #12-15
    Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
    Singapore 228510     

    Tel
    Fax
    6887 4930
  • The Pain Specialist

    Address

    38 Irrawaddy Road #06-58
    Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
    Singapore 329563

    Tel
    Fax
    6694 0768
  • Specialty

    • Anaesthesiology
  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery - MBBS
    • Master of Medicine - MMED
    • Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthestists - FANZCA
    • Fellowship of the Faculty of Pain Medicine, Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists -FFPMANZCA
    • Fellow of the Academy of Medicine - FAMS
    • Registered Acupuncturist
  • Languages Spoken

    • Cantonese
    • English
    • Hokkien
    • Malay/Indonesian
    • Mandarin
    • Teochew

Background

  • Alex, Yeo Sow Nam is the director of ‘The Pain Specialist’ in Mount Elizabeth Hospital and Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore. He is also the chairman, Section of pain management, college of Anesthesiology, Academy of Medicine. He is also founder, past director and now visiting consultant of the Pain Management Centre and the Acupuncture Service of Singapore General Hospital. Dr Yeo is the current president of World Institute of Pain for Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand.
  • Dr Yeo trained at Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia, and was the first Singaporean physician to obtain accreditation in the specialty of pain management, awarded by the Australian and New Zealand Faculty of Pain Medicine. He was also the first Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice (USA) in Singapore, and is a registered acupuncturist. He is also a consultant anaesthetist and is accredited by both the local specialist accreditation board and the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists.
  • The former president of the Pain Association of Singapore, Dr Yeo has been described as “evangelical” in pain management and has given more than 100 local and international lectures, and has also published more than 70 articles and abstracts. Recognizing that pain management requires a multidisciplinary approach, he started an advisory board of many eminent doctors of different disciplines for the Pain Association of Singapore.

Awards

  • Dr. Yeo has given over 100 local and international lectures and has also published over 70 articles and abstracts. He is also the co-author for Ministry of Health's Clinical Practice Guidelines for Cancer Pain and also the author of the Ministry Of Health's Clinical Practice Guidelines for Use of Opioids for Non Cancer Pain.
  • Recognising pain being multidisciplinary, he started an Advisory Board of many members of different disciplines for the Pain Association of Singapore. He was the founder and past director of Pain Management Centre, and Director of Acupuncture Services at Singapore General Hospital.

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