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Dr Addy Tan Yong Hui

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M.B.B.S (Singapore), MMed (Anaestheisa, Singapore), EDIC (ESICM)
Senior Consultant, Department of Anaesthesia, National University Hospital
Program Director, NUHS Anaesthesia Residency Program
Special Interest:
Surgical Intensive Care
National University Hospital
National University Health System
Alexandra Hospital
Dr Addy Tan is a Senior Consultant with the Department of Anaesthesia, National University Hospital and Assistant Professor with the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. He currently holds the appointment of Program Director of the NUHS Anaesthesia Residency Program, Chair of the Examination Committee as well as member of the Subspecialty Training Committee for Intensive Care Medicine, JCST, Ministry of Health.

He graduated and completed anaesthesia training with the National University of Singapore. Subsequently he completed a fellowship program in intensive care medicine with the University Health Network, University of Toronto under the Ministry of Health, Health Manpower Development Program. His interests in medicine include nutrition for the critically ill, renal replacement therapy, mechanical ventilation, airway devices and medical education.

Areas of interest:
Intensive Care Medicine
Mechanical Ventilation
Clinical Nutrition
Airway devices
Medical education in anaesthesia and intensive care medicine

Research and Publications


  1. "Withholding and withdrawal of life-sustaining treatments in intensive care units in Asia." JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Mar;175(3):363-71. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.7386.
  2. "The Use of McGrath® MAC Video Laryngoscope in Difficult Airway." BJMMR, 2015;7(10): 867-871
  3. "The impact of clinical protocols in the management of severe sepsis: a prospective cohort study."  Anaesth Intensive Care 2012; 40(4):663-674
  4. "Management of severe sepsis in patients admitted to Asian intensive care units: prospective cohort study." BMJ 2011; 342:d3245
  5. "End Tidal CO2" Encyclopedia of Intensive Care Medicine, 2012, Part 5, 862-867, DOI:10.1007/978-3-642-00418-6_140; Springer Reference, Vincent, Jean Louis; Hall, Jesse (Eds)


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+65 6777 5702