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Dr Benjamin Hooi

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  • Consultant, Division of Advanced Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, National University Hospital
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
MBBS (Singapore), MRCP (UK), MMed (Internal Medicine) (Singapore)
Advanced Internal Medicine
Special Interests:
General MedicineAcute MedicinePalliative CareMedical education


Dr Benjamin Hooi graduated from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and completed his residency training in Advanced Internal Medicine at the National University Health System (NUHS). He has a special interest in palliative care.

Dr Hooi is actively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education. He is a Phase III Medicine Posting director for NUS, and core faculty of the NUHS Advanced Internal Medicine Residency program. He also serves as an assistant Program Director for the Singapore Chief Residency Program.


2021 - Special Recognition Award, NUS
2020 - Fortitude Award, NUS
2019 - Dedicated Teacher Award, NUH
2019 - Professional Development Coach Award, NUH
2019 - Outstanding Clinical Session Award, NUH
2018 - Advance Care Planning Gold Award, NUH
2017 - Special Recognition Award, NUS
2017 - Residents' Choice Award, NUH
2017 - Best Young Clinician Award, NTFGH

Journals & Publications

​1. Choe R, Hooi B, Tan HM, Pandya G. Hidden Giant: Medium Vessel Vasculitis as a Cause for Unresolving Fever. Am J Med. 2018 May;131(5):e179-e180. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2017.12.022. Epub 2018 Jan 12

2. Ng QX, Hooi B, Tan WC, Pandya G. Behind the Curve: Late-Onset Axial Spondyloarthritis. Am J Med. 2019 Mar;132(3):325-326. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2018.09.019. Epub 2018 Oct 3.

3. Leungsuwan S, Hooi B, Myint KS.  Hypophosphatemic Osteomalacia Due to Adefovir-Induced Fanconi Syndrome. Am J Med. 2020 Dec;133(12):e687-e689. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2020.03.020. Epub 2020 Apr 11. PMID: 32289307.

4. Gorny AW, Bagdasarian N, Koh AHK, Lim YC, Ong JSM, Ng BSW, Hooi B, Tam WJ, Kagda FH, Chua GSW, Yong M, Teoh HL, Cook AR, Sethi S, Young DY, Loh T, Lim AYT, Aw AK, Mak KSW, Fisher D. SARS-CoV-2 in migrant worker dormitories: Geospatial epidemiology supporting outbreak management. Int J Infect Dis. 2021 Feb;103:389-394. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2020.11.148. Epub 2020 Nov 16. PMID: 33212260; PMCID: PMC7955919.

5. Ko SQ, Hooi BMY, Koo CY, Chor DWP, Ling ZJ, Chee YL, Jen WY. Remote monitoring of marginalised populations affected by COVID-19: a retrospective review. BMJ Open. 2020 Dec 31;10(12):e042647. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-042647. PMID: 33384398; PMCID: PMC7780423.

6. Soo Rui Ting M, Nashi NB, Ang Lin Elaine K, Hooi BMY. Effect of a multidisciplinary ward-based intervention on end-of-life care for general medicine patients. Palliat Support Care. 2021 Oct 19:1-5. doi: 10.1017/S1478951521001723. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34663485.


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