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Dr Daniel Chor Wei Ping

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  • Consultant, Emergency Medicine Department, Alexandra Hospital
  • Consultant, Emergency Medicine Department, National University Hospital


MMed (Emergency Medicine), MCEM (UK)


Emergency Medicine

Special Interests:

Disaster Medicine, Palliative Care, Observational Medicine, Medical Informatics


Dr Daniel Chor is an Emergency Medicine Specialist, having attained his specialist accreditation in 2017 after completing both the Master of Medicine (Emergency Medicine) as well as the Membership of the College of Emergency Medicine (UK) in 2014. He is the IT director for the department and has Epic accreditation in the ASAP module. He is presently involved in the configuration of the Next-Generation Electronic Medical Record (NGEMR) for the department (as part of a wider cluster migration to the NGEMR).

He is also the departmental clinical lead for the Western STEMI Network as well as for acute stroke management. He also plans the mass casualty incident response for the department. At the national level, Daniel is an assistant commander in the Ministry of Health Singapore's Disaster Site Medical Command and is also a member of the National ED-Palliative Workgroup.

Dr Chor is passionate about improving the care of patients presenting with acute emergencies (including palliaitve emergencies) through the effective use of clinical protocols and the IT system. He believes that in spite of the chaos of the Emergency Department, timely and well-documented care for patients can still be provided.

He is always keen to collaborate with like-minded people to improve access to Emergency Care through effective coordination, protocols and real-world research.

Journals & Publications

  1. Ibrahim I, Chor WP, Chue KM et al. Is Arterial Base Deficit Still a Useful Prognostic Marker in Trauma? A Systematic Review. Am J Emerg Med. 2016 Mar;34(3):626-35. IF 2020 2.469)
  2. Chor WPD, Yong PXL, Lim LL et al. Management of dyspepsia - The role of the ED Observation unit to optimize patient outcomes. Am J Emerng Med. 2018 Oct;36(10):1733-1737. IF 2020 2.469)
  3. Chor WPD, Wong SYP, Ikbal MFBM et al. Initiating End-Of-Life Care at the Emergency Department: An Observational Study. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2019 Nov;36(11):941-946. (IF 2020 2.500)
  4. Paliwal PR, Tan BYQ, Leow AST, Sibi S, Chor DWP et al. Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on hyperacute stroke treatment: experience from a comprehensive stroke centre in Singapore. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2020 Oct;50(3):596-603. (IF 2020 2.300)
  5. Chor WPD, Ng WM, Cheng L et al. Burnout amongst emergency healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic: a multi-center study. Am J Emerg Med. 2020 Oct 24:S073506757(20)30936-0. IF 2020 2.469)
  6. Ko SQ, Hooi BMY, Koo CY, Chor DWP et al. Remote monitoring of marginalized populations affected by COVID-19: a retrospective review. BMJ Open. 2020 Dec 31;10(12):e042647. (IF 2020 2.692)
  7. Chew NW, Sia CH, Wee HL, Benedict LJ, Rastogi S, Kojodjojo P, Chor WPD et al. Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Door-to-Balloon Time for Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention - Results From the Singapore Western STEMI Network. Circ J 2021 Jan 25;85(2):139-149. (IF 2020 2.993)
  8. Phua K, Chew NWS, Sim V, Zhang AA, Rastogi S, Kojodjojo P, Chor WD et al. One-year outcomes of patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction during the COVID-19 pandemic. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2021 Aug26:1-11. (IF 2020 2.300)
  9. Cheng L, Ng WM, Lin Z, Law LSC, Yong L, Liew YST, Yeoh CK, Mathews I, Chor WPD, Kuan WS. Factors reducing inappropriate attendances to emergency departments before and during the COVID-19 pandemic: A multicentre study. Ann Acad Med Singap. 2021 Nov;50(11):818-826. (IF 2021 2.473)

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