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Dr Manjari Lahiri

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MBBS, MD, MRCP(UK), FAMS (Rheumatology)
Senior Consultant, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, National University Hospital
Senior 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
Lead, High Value Care Programme, University Medicine Cluster
Programme Director, "Innovation and Quality in Healthcare" 
Programme Director, NUHS Rheumatology Senior Residency Programme
Distinction Programme, NUHS Residency
Sub Specialty:
Advanced Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Medical and Surgical Conditions:
Ankylosing Spondylitis, Gout, Osteoarthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Severe Sepsis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
Special Interest:
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Early Arthritis
Treat to Target
Multidisciplinary Care in Inflammatory Arthritis
Health Services Research.

​Rheumatoid arthritis, early arthritis, treats to target, multidisciplinary care in inflammatory arthritis, health services research.

National University Hospital
National University Health System
Dr Lahiri did her basic and postgraduate medical training in Internal Medicine at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India, and obtained membership of the Royal College of Physicians, UK in 2005. Dr Lahiri has lived in Singapore since 2001, and joined the National University Hospital in 2004, where she trained as a specialist in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. She has done  a fellowship in rheumatic disease epidemiology at the University of Manchester, UK. She is especially interested in early arthritis and healthcare quality and services research. Dr Lahiri has published on risk factors for early rheumatoid arthritis, and is the Principal Investigator (PI) for the Singapore Early Arthritis Cohort (SEAC), an observational study of early inflammatory arthritis in Singapore and the site PI for the Singapore National Biologics Register (SNBR). Dr Lahiri leads the “High Value care” initiative for the University Medicine Cluster (UMC), looking at the outcomes and cost of healthcare delivery, and coordinating departmental efforts towards quality improvement and value driven outcomes. Dr. Lahiri also leads the distinction track in quality and innovation, which aims to mentor residents hospital-wide in quality initiatives.

Awards and honours:
HMDP award for fellowship in Rheumatic disease epidemiology at the University of Manchester, Manchester, UK (2010); Best abstract award at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology 2011; UMC teaching award (Merit) for phase 3 medical students AY 2012/13; UMC Outstanding tutor award for phase 3 medical students AY 2014/15; Pitch for funds (senior author) award for the proposal "Anti-Carbamylated Protein Antibody: The Missing Link to Explain Poorer Outcomes in Seronegative Rheumatoid Arthritis in Singapore?"; CHSPR grant award for the project “The Multidisciplinary Team: Truly Beneficial or Just the Flavour of the Day? A Randomized Controlled Study to Study Outcomes from MDT Care in Rheumatoid Arthritis.”

Research and Publications


Appt Tel:
+65 6734 1641