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Dr Chan Hiang Ping

  • Consultant, Division of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, National University Hospital
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
MB,BS (Hons), MRCP (UK), MCI
Intensive Care Medicine, Respiratory Medicine
Special Interests:
​Pleural disease, medical thoracoscopy, endobronchial ultrasonography


Dr Chan Hiang Ping graduated from the University of New South Wales and completed his specialty training in Singapore. He also holds a Master of Clinical Investigation from National University of Singapore. His clinical and research interests include pleural disease, lung cancer and diagnostic pulmonology.

Dr Chan is the Program Director (Respiratory Medicine) and Postgraduate Education Director in NUHS Residency.


  • MOH Healthcare Research Scholarship (2017)
  • NUHS Clinician Scientist Program (2017-2020)
  • Asian Hospital Management Awards – Excellence Award for improving value driven outcomes in community acquired pneumonia (2017)

Journals & Publications

  1. Chan HP*, Lewis C and Thomas PS. Oxidative stress and exhaled breath analysis: A promising tool for detection of lung cancer. Cancers. 2010;2(1):32-42.
  2. Ng SA, Chan HP* and Yeo C. It’s all in the hands- peripheral stigmata of infective endocarditis. QJM. 2015;108(6):511.
  3. Chan HP* and Yip HS. Mediastinal lymphadenopathy: melioidosis mimicking tuberculosis. Tropical Medicine and Health. 2015;42(2):93-4.
  4. Chan HP*, Mukhopadhyay A, Chong P, Chin S, Wong XY, Ong V, Chan YH, Lim TK and Phua J. The prognostic utility of the 2011 GOLD classification and other multidimensional tools in Asian COPD patients: a prospective cohort study. International Journal of COPD. 2016;11:823-9.
  5. Chan HP*, Mukhopadhyay A, Chong P, Chin S, Wong XY, Ong V, Chan YH, Lim TK and Phua J. Role of BMI, airflow obstruction, St. George's Respiratory Questionnaire and age index in prognostication of Asian COPD. Respirology. 2017;22(1):114-9.
  6. Chan HP*, Liew MF, Seet JE and Lee P. Use of cryobiopsy during pleuroscopy for diagnosis of sarcomatoid malignant mesothelioma. Thorax. 2017;72(2):193-5.
  7. Chan HP* and Lim TK. Procalcitonin and antibiotics in moderate-severe acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: to use or not to use. Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine.  2019;25(2):150-157. 
  8. Chan HP* and Kee A. Smoking and Electronic Cigarettes – Old Problem, New Challenges. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2019;48(5):142-4.
  9. Ng J, Chan HP*, Kee A, Khoo KL, See KC. Transitioing to combined EBUS EUS-B FNA for experienced EBUS bronchoscopist. Diagnostics. 2021;11(6):1021.
  10. Zhao JJ, Chan HP*, Soon YY, Huang Y, Soo RA, Kee ACL. A systematic review and meta-analysis of the adequacy of endobronchial ultrasound transbronchial needle aspiration for next-generation sequencing in patients with non-small cell lung cancer. Lung Cancer. 2022;166(4):17-26. 


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