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Dr Jennifer Kiing

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MBBS (Australia), FRACP (Paeds) (RACP, Australia)
Senior 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 Jennifer Kiing trained at the University of Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Hospital and graduated in 1994. She became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2001. She has been fully registered with the Medical Practitioners Board of Victoria since 2002. Dr Kiing has also been on the Specialist Register in General Paediatrics in Melbourne, Australia, and Singapore Medical Council Specialist Register of General Paediatricians since 2002.

Her general paediatric training was undertaken principally in Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, and Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide, and completed in the National University Hospital, Singapore. Her special interest in developmental and behavioural paediatrics was fostered during a Fellow year spent in community paediatrics at the Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne.

Dr Kiing is currently a Senior Consultant and the Clinical Director of the Child Development Unit which evaluates developmental, learning or behavioural issues in children under 7 years of age. NUH Child Development Unit has 2 satellite clinics which are located in Jurong (Level 2, Jurong Medical Centre) and Choa Chu Kang (Level 3 of Keat Hong Community Club). Dr Kiing’s special interests are developmental and behavioural problems in young children, learning difficulties and sleep disorders.

Research and Publications

  1. Kiing JS, Rajgor D, Toh TH (2016). Topical Review: Mind Your Language-Translation Matters (A Narrative Review of Translation Challenges). Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 41(10):1110-1119. doi:10.1093/jpepsy/jsw036
  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. Fung DS1, Lim CG, Wong JC, Ng KH, Cheok CC, Kiing JS, . . . Ng HC (2014). Academy of Medicine-Ministry of Health clinical practice guidelines: attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Singapore Medical Journal, 55(8):411-4
  4. Kiing JS, Low PS, Chan YH, Neihart M (2012). Interpreting parents' concerns about their children's development with the Parents Evaluation of Developmental Status: culture matters. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, 33(2):179-83. doi: 10.1097/DBP.0b013e31823f686e.
  5. 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.