Associate Professor Daniel Goh graduated with MBBS at NUS and was trained in paediatrics in Singapore. He subsequently underwent subspecialty training in paediatric pulmonology and sleep at the Johns Hopkins Children's Centre, USA.
A/Prof Goh is a Fellow of the College of Paediatrics and Child Health (Academy of Medicine, Singapore), Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (United Kingdom) and Fellow of the College of Chest Physicians (USA).
In 1994, A/Prof Goh was awarded the Young Investigator's Award at the Singapore-Malaysian Congress of Medicine for his research on allergen sensitisation to local air spora and indoor allergens.
A/Prof Goh is the Past Head of Paediatrics (2007 to 2017) as well as the Immediate Past Paediatric Cluster Chair (from 2012 to March 2019) in NUH. Apart from being a Senior Consultant at the Division of Paediatric Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep at NUH, he is also the Founding Chairman of the Children's Asthma and Allergy Network, better known as the 'I CAN!' programme (a comprehensive programme for the management of asthma and allergies in children).
A/Prof Goh is a Council Member of the College of Paediatrics and Child Health, Singapore, Immediate Past President of the ASEAN Paediatric Federation, Past President of the Singapore Paediatric Society as well as Past President of the Ronald Macdonald House Charity (Singapore).
He is also the chairperson of the Asia-Pacific Paediatric Sleep Alliance (APPSA), Vice-Chair of the Asian Strategic Alliance for the Prevention of Pneumococcal Diseases (ASAP) and Secretary of the Asian Dengue Vaccine Advocacy (ADVA) group.
He is a member of multiple committees and advisory boards at institutional, national and regional levels. He is also a reviewer for many regional and international peer-reviewed journals.
His clinical interests include childhood respiratory conditions such as childhood asthma and allergies, sleep-related breathing disorders in children, paediatric bronchology and fibreoptic bronchoscopy as well as paediatric vaccinology. He has a keen interest in teaching and training the next generation of doctors and paediatricians.
As Principle Investigator
- 2011: Impact of Respiratory Viral Infections in the first 2 years of life on persistent allergic and non-allergic rhinitis in childhood
- Funding Agency: NUHS Cross Department Collaborative Grant
- 2011: A Wearable System for the Detection and Recording of snoring for obstructive sleep apnoea-hypnopnoea syndrome - POC
- Funding Agency: A*STAR – BMRC
- 2006 – 2010: The identification and evaluation of cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene mutations and polymorphisms in Asians with chronic pulmonary disease
- 2002 – 2005: Evaluation of the effect of a low density gas (Helium) in the alleviation of upper airway obstruction in children with obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome
- 2000 – 2002: Vomer-adenoidal distance and acoustic reflectometry as measures of upper airway patency: A predictive factor of obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome in children.