Dr Chew Huck Chin is a respiratory physician and intensivist at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital.
In addition to general respiratory medicine, Dr Chew has special interests in intensive care medicine, non-invasive ventilation as well as bronchoscopy. He is well-versed in advanced ventilator support including extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation, airway pressure release ventilation, high-frequency oscillatory ventilation and advanced bronchoscopic techniques such as endobronchial ultrasound guided transbronchial needle aspiration.
He was a former consultant at the department of respiratory and critical care medicine at Singapore General Hospital (SGH). He has been practising medicine for more than 20 years.
Dr Chew has been involved in numerous committees including chairman of the medical board for Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, treasurer and executive committee member for the Society of Emergency Medicine, Singapore and treasurer for the Society of Intensive Care Medicine, Singapore and SG-ANZICS conference. In addition, he was also appointed to the Sengkang General Hospital pro-tem committee as well as clinical service planning committee. He has been the supervisor in SGH’s respiratory therapy department and has a keen interest in the advancing technology of non-invasive ventilation.
He is an adjunct assistant professor at Duke-NUS Medical School and a senior clinical lecturer at the National University of Singapore Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. He is accredited in emergency medicine, respiratory medicine and intensive care medicine.
In the field of clinical research, Dr Chew has published in several international journals such as CHEST, Journal of Resuscitation, European Journal of Emergency Medicine and American Journal of Emergency Medicine, and has been involved in several local and regional clinical trials. He is also an invited reviewer for the Journal of Respirology, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, and Singapore Medical Journal.