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Dr Aishworiya Ramkumar

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MBBS (S'pore), MMed (Paeds) (S'pore), MRCPCH (Paeds) (UK), FAMS (Paeds) (S'pore), MCI (S'pore)
Consultant, Child Development Unit (Division of Developmental and Behavioural Paediatrics), Department of Paediatrics, Khoo Teck Puat - National University Children's Medical Institute, National University Hospital
Sub Specialty:
Developmental and Behavioural Paediatrics
Medical and Surgical Conditions:
Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder - ADHD (Children), Autism (Children), Dyslexia (Children), Handwriting Difficulty (Children), Reading Difficulty (Children), Speech and Language Difficulties (Children), Speech Sound (Articulation) Disorders (Children)
National University Hospital
National University Health System
Dr Aishworiya Ramkumar studied Medicine at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore from 2004 - 2009 where she graduated with various Dean’s List awards. She subsequently obtained her postgraduate qualifications in Master of Medicine, Paediatrics and became a Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (United Kingdom) in 2012. Dr Ramkumar has been on the Singapore Medical Council Specialist Register of Paediatricians since 2016.

 Additionally, Dr Ramkumar is actively involved in research in the field of Developmental and Behavioural Paediatrics. She has completed a Masters in Clinical Investigation under the National Research Foundation-Ministry of Health Healthcare Research Scholarship. Her research interests include improving outcomes of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, screen time and social-emotional development and sleep as well as its associated variables in children. She has published her work in peer-reviewed journals and is passionate about improving the outcomes of and services for children with special needs in the nation.

Dr Ramkumar is also a member of the Paediatric Ethics and Advocacy Centre (PEACe) in National University Hospital and is actively involved in the teaching and training of undergraduate medical students and postgraduate paediatric trainees.

Research and Publications

  1. Aishworiya R, Chan PF, Kiing JS, Chong SC, Tay SK (2016). Sleep Patterns and Dysfunctions in Children with Learning Problems. Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 45(11):507-512.
  2. Ngiam XY, Kang YQ, Aishworiya R, Kiing J, Law EC. Child maltreatment syndrome: demographics and developmental issues of inpatient cases. Singapore Medical Journal, 56(11):612-7. doi: 10.11622/smedj.2015169
  3. Aishworiya R, Chan P, Kiing J, Chong SC, Laino AG, Tay SKh. Sleep behaviour in a sample of preschool children in Singapore. Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 41(3):99-104.
  4. Aishworiya R, Low PS, Tay SK (2011). Alternating hemiplegia of childhood: successful treatment with topiramate and flunarizine, a case report. Annals of tropical paediatrics, 31(2):149-52. doi: 10.1179/1465328111Y.0000000007
  5. Ramkumar A, Quah JL, Wong T, Yeo LS, Nieh CC, Shankar A, Wong TY (2009). Self-rated health, associated factors and diseases: a community-based cross-sectional study of Singaporean adults aged 40 years and above. Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 38(7):606-7.