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Dr Soo Shuenn Chiang

  • Senior Consultant, Department of Psychological Medicine, National University Hospital
  • Head & Senior Consultant, Department of Psychological Medicine, Alexandra Hospital
MBBS (S'pore), MMed (Psych) (S'pore)
General Adult Psychiatry
Special Interests:
Community Psychiatry, Psychotherapy


Dr Soo Shuenn Chiang graduated from the National University of Singapore in 2004, and obtained his Masters of Medicine (Psychiatry) in 2010 and became qualified as a specialist in Psychiatry in 2014. Previously, he has worked in various psychiatric departments and has experience in inpatient consultation liaison work. 

His interests are in General Adult Psychiatry and has special interest in Psychotherapy work and Community Psychiatry.

Dr Soo also leads a community psychiatric team, ASCAT (Assessment & Shared Care Team) which is a multidisciplinary team consisting of case managers, psychologists and care coordinators. They work closely together with community partners and family doctors, and acts as a bridge to bring psychiatric care to the community.

Apart from his clinical interests, he is very active in the educational field. He is involved in postgraduate supervision, advanced practitioner nurse and undergraduate teaching. He has consistently received excellent teaching feedback scores from his students.

Dr Soo’s interest and involvement in Community Psychiatry was recognised as he was chosen to receive the Academic Medicine Developmental Award in Community Psychiatry by St Vincent Hospital  (Melbourne) in 2017.


  • AMDA (Academic Medicine Developmental Award) in Community Psychiatry, St Vincent Hospital, Melbourne (2017)

Journals & Publications

  1. ATH Tan, YLJ Wong, SC Soo. Losing my mind: An uncommon presentation of Cushing's disease. The American Journal of Medicine 2020; 133(3): e83-e86. [IF 4.76]

  2. CC Choo, PKH Chew, SM Lai, SC Soo, et al. Effect of Cardiac Rehabilitation on Quality of Life, Depression and Anxiety in Asian patients. International Journal Of Environmental Research and Public Health 2018; 15(6): 1095.  [IF 2.849]

  3. YS Goh, QYJ Ow Yong, SC Soo, PCJ Wan, VCK Ng. Experiences and challenges faced by community mental health workers when providing care to people with mental health conditions: A qualitative descriptive study. International Journal Mental Health
    Nurse 2022; 31, 3

  4. DTC Liang, J Ng, SC Soo, SHYC Kwan, WM Tan, CWS Ho, LHA Peh. The Ecosystem of Community Mental in Singapore. The Singapore Family Physician 2022; 48, 54-59 


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