About Chong Mei Shan
Dr Chong Mei Sian is a Senior Consultant geriatrician and Medical Director of The Geriatric Practice. She graduated from National University of Singapore in 1995 and started her Geriatric Medicine speciality training in 2000 after passing her Member of Royal College Physicians (UK) examinations. She obtained specialist accreditation in 2003 and subsequently received training under Prof Jeffrey Cummings in UCLA, USA for cognition (2003), Prof Sonia Ancoli-Israel for sleep in the elderly (2004). She has Graduate Diploma in Clinical Epidemiology (Newcastle, Australia) and was admitted to Fellow Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh) in 2011., She further underwent training in delirium care (Delirium Room, St Louis University, Missouri USA and Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP)), Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA (2010)) and Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (2013) (Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA).
Prior to this, she has been practising in Tan Tock Seng Hospital’s Institute of Geriatrics and Active Ageing and Geriatric Medicine department for the past 16 years. During her time there, she helped establish the Subacute Geriatric Unit in 2009 and the Geriatric Monitoring Unit in 2010 which adopted best geriatric practices to develop a novel model of delirium care in the acute setting. This won the National Healthcare Group (NHG) Improvement Project Competition 2013 – Sustainability Award. She was doctor-in-charge of the Cognition and Memory Disorder Service, Centre for Geriatric Medicine from 2010 to 2014. She was Program Director of TTSH-AMK NHGP dementia integration in setting up Primary Care Dementia Clinic from 2012 to 2016 as part of the national efforts to beef up capability to manage persons with dementia. This has since evolved to Geriatric Integrated Network for Dementia (GERInD) in the Central Region, which includes medical integration of general practitioners and geriatric home care team.
The Geriatric Practice
38 Irrawaddy Road #09-21
Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
(65) 6262 2864