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Dr Isaac Liu

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  • Consultant, Division of Paediatric Nephrology, Dialysis and Renal Transplantation, Department of Paediatrics, Khoo Teck Puat - National University Children's Medical Institute, National University Hospital
  • Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore


MBBS (S'pore), MRCPCH (UK), MMed (Paeds)


Paediatric Medicine

Clinical Disciplines/Programmes:

Paediatric Kidney Transplantation Programme, Paediatric Nephrology, Dialysis & Renal Transplantation (Kidney, Bladder & Urine Conditions)

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Dr Isaac Liu is an accredited Paediatrician and Paediatric Nephrologist who also specialises in dialysis and renal transplantation. He is a Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, United Kingdom. He received his MBBS and Master of Medicine (Paediatric Medicine) from NUS and completed his training in Paediatrics at NUH. He is currently a Consultant in the division of Paediatric Nephrology, Dialysis and Renal Transplantation at NUH and an Assistant Professor (Clinician-Investigator) at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.

Besides caring for children suffering from a variety of common childhood ailments, Dr Liu has experience treating children suffering from kidney disorders such as recurrent urinary tract infection, urinary frequency, bedwetting problems and genetic kidney diseases. He also treats young patients with high blood pressure related to obesity. Dr Liu cares for many children with complex kidney disorders including prenatal and foetal abnormalities, lupus, and children who require dialysis or transplantation.
Dr Liu supplements his clinical experience with rich research experience, having published papers in a number of topics related to kidney diseases in children, in international peer-reviewed journals. He is the co-author of a guidebook on paediatric kidney diseases. For his work, Dr Liu has received research accolades such as the Singapore Young Investigator Award (Basic/Translational Research), the International Paediatric Nephrology Association Nature Reviews Nephrology Research Award, the ExxonMobil Fellowship as well the Ministry of Health Healthcare Research Fellowship. 

Dr Liu serves as Junior Councillor of the International Paediatric Nephrology Association, representing Asia. He is also the Associate Editor of the Malawi Medical Journal.
Dr Liu has been volunteering at the annual Children’s Kidney Camp for the last 12 years and currently serves as the camp’s chief doctor. He also serves on the Panel of Advisors to the Youth Court, on appointment by the President of the Republic of Singapore.
Dr Liu is a recipient of the prestigious Lee Kuan Yew Scholarship and the Singapore Youth Award, the nation’s highest accolade for youth.

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