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Associate Professor Siau Chiang

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M.B.B.S, MMed (Anaesthesia)
Senior Consultant, Department of Anaesthesia, National University Hospital
Associate Professor, Department of Anaesthesia, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
Core faculty, NUHS Anaesthesia Residency Program
Special Interest:
Pain Management
National University Hospital
National University Health System
A/Prof Siau Chiang obtained his MBBS and MMed (Anaesthesiology) from the National University of Singapore in 1994 and 1999 respectively. In 2003, he was awarded the A*STAR National Science Scholarships International Fellowship (Category II B). He trained at the Centre for Research on Pain,McGillUniversity,Montreal,Canada; where he was involved in developing pain models and embarked on behavioral testing, immunohistochemical and imaging research projects.

A/Prof Siau has also a keen interest in the promotion of simulation as a training and evaluation tool in healthcare education. He is actively involved in the development and implementation of simulation-based training programmes for both medical and nursing undergraduate and postgraduates, interprofessional and patient safety education, simulation faculty development and debriefing courses.

Area of Interest
Pain pathophysiology
Ultrasound-guided Regional Anaesthesia
Simulation-based Healthcare Education

Research and Publications


Research and Publications

  1. Comparison of Virtual Patient Simulation With Mannequin-Based Simulation for Improving Clinical Performances in Assessing and Managing Clinical Deterioration: Randomized Controlled Trial. SY Liaw; Sally WC Chan; FG Chen; SC Hooi; C Siau. J Med Internet Res 2014;16(9):e214, 1-10.  doi:10.2196/jmir.3322
  2. Interprofessional simulation-based education program: A promising approach for changing stereotypes and improving attitudes toward nurse-physician collaboration. SY Liaw; Siau C; WT Zhou; TC Lau. Appl Nurs Res. 2014 Apr 18. pii: S0897-1897(14)00075-5. doi: 10.1016/j.apnr.2014.03.005. ePub ahead of print.
  3. GJ Bennett, GK Liu, WH Xiao, HW Jin, Siau C. Terminal arbor degeneration (TAD): a novel neural lesion produced by the antineoplastic agent, paclitaxel. Eur J Neurosci. 2011 May; 33(9):1667-76.
  4. HoKY, Siau C. Chronic pain management: therapy, drugs and needles. Ann Acad MedSingapore. 2009 Nov;38(11):929-30.
  5. Siau C, Xiao WH, Bennett GJ. Paclitaxel- and vincristine-evoked painful peripheral neuropathies: Loss of epidermal innervation and activation of Langerhans cells. Exp Neurol. 2006 Oct;201(2):507-14.


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