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Dr Chang Zi Yun

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  • Associate Consultant, Adult Kidney Transplantation Programme, National University Centre for Organ Transplantation, National University Hospital
  • Associate Consultant, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, National University Hospital


MRCP (UK), MMed (Singapore), FAMS (Singapore)


Renal Medicine

Clinical Disciplines/Programmes:

Adult Kidney Transplantation Programme

Special Interests:

Nephrology, Chronic Kidney Disease, Transplantation


Dr Chang Zi Yun graduated from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore in 2016. She was on the Dean's List in years 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2015. She was conferred Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine) and Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (United Kingdom) in 2018.  Dr. Chang trained in Renal Medicine in the Department of Medicine, National University Health System, and served as the Nephrology Chief Resident during her senior residency. She continued to take up leadership roles and graduated from the Singapore Chief Residency Programme. 

Dr Chang has a keen interest in kidney disease prevention and kidney transplantation. She is also passionate about nurturing next generation of doctors and is involved in undergraduate medical education.


  • 2017 - NUH Internal Medicine Residency Excellence Award
  • 2019 - NUH Internal Medicine Residency Excellence Award

Journals & Publications

  1. Chang, Z. Y., Thamboo, T. P., Choong, C. S. H., Wong, W. K., & Ngoh, C. L. Y. (2020). Multiple myeloma-associated light chain amyloidosis and a proposed approach to monoclonal immunoglobulin-associated renal disease. Case Reports in Nephrology and Dialysis, 10(3), 95-103.
  2. Chang, Z. Y., Wong, W. K., Chan, Y. H., Khan, B. A., & Leo, C. C. (2022). Comparing outcomes of tunnelled dialysis catheter insertions and exchanges with or without fluoroscopy. The Journal of Vascular Access, 23(3), 443-449.
  3. Chang, Z. Y., Tambyah, P. A., Lum, L. H. W., Vathsala, A., & Teo, R. Z. C. (2021). Tailoring management and immunosuppression regimen in kidney transplant recipients with COVID-19 infection-lessons from Singapore. Singapore Med J, 1, 12.
  4. Chang, Z. Y., Tok, P. L., Teo, B. W., Hong, W., Tambyah, P. A., & Lee, M. B. H. (2021). Non-tuberculous mycobacteria infections in peritoneal dialysis: Lessons from a 16-year single-centre experience. Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 50(9), 724-728.
  5. Tan, B. Y. Q., Ngiam, N. J., Chang, Z. Y., Tan, S. M. Y., Shen, X., Mok, S. F., ... & Kee, A. C. L. (2019). Perceptions of a night float system for intern doctors in an internal medicine program: an Asian perspective. Korean Journal of Medical Education, 31(3), 271.

Professional Memberships

  • Society of Transplantation (Singapore)
  • Singapore Society of Nephrology

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