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Dr Goh Lay Hoon

  • Senior Consultant, Department of Family Medicine, National University Health System
  • Assistant Professor, Division of Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
MBBS (S’pore), M.Med (Family Medicine, S’pore), GDip (Geriatric Medicine, S’pore), GDip (Family Practice Dermatology, S’pore), FCFP (S’pore), MClin Epid (Australia)
Family Medicine
Special Interests:
​​Diabetes mellitus, primary care models/chronic care model, health longevity, data analytics/ health informatics


Dr Goh is Research Director in the Department of Family Medicine with research interest in diabetes, primary care models/ chronic care model, healthy longevity and data analytics/health informatics. She is Director of the Longitudinal Patient Experience (home visit) programme and education lead for Phase I undergraduate Family Medicine programmes in the polyclinics and the Caregiver Training module. Her educational interests are in medical curriculum development and assessment.  She is Core Faculty of the NUHS Family Medicine Residency, leading research training for FM residents. She is also the Deputy Undergraduate Education Director in the Division of Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS).


​2019: Singapore National Medical Research Council Research Training Fellowship Award

Journals & Publications

  1. Liow Y, Loh VWK, Goh LH, Tan DHY, Tan TL, Leong CK, et al. COVID-19 primary care response and challenges in Singapore: a tale of two curves. Hong Kong Med J. 2021;27(1):70-2.
  2. Tan H, Yip Han C, Ng CH, Liow Y, Devi K, Khoo C, et al. Multidisciplinary team approach to diabetes. An outlook on providers’ and patients’ perspectives. Primary Care Diabetes. 2020.
  3. Jain SR, Sui Y, Ng CH, Chen ZX, Goh LH, Shorey S. Patients' and healthcare professionals' perspectives towards technology-assisted diabetes self-management education. A qualitative systematic review. PLoS One. 2020;15(8):e0237647.
  4. Sim M, Logan S, Goh LH. Vaginal discharge: evaluation and management in primary care. Singapore Med J. 2020;61(6):297-301.
  5. Hwang J, Yong E, Cheong K, Ling ZJ, Goh LH, Lim FS, et al. Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic: The role of occupational health services in a tertiary hospital in Singapore. J Occup Health. 2020;62(1):e12172.
  6. Lam TML, Chan PC, Goh LH. Approach to infantile colic in primary care. Singapore Med J. 2019;60(1):12-6
  7. V. Loh, Dujeepa S, T.L. Tan, LH Goh, Humanising patient care through student eyes. Medical Education, 2018. Article ID: MEDU13704
  8. Goh, L.H., C.H. How, and K.H. Ng, Failure to thrive in babies and toddlers. Singapore Med J, 2016. 57(6): p. 287-91
  9. Goh, L.H., C.H. How, and T.C. Lau, Male osteoporosis: clinical approach and management in family practice. Singapore Med J, 2014. 55(7): p. 353-7.
  10. Teng GG, Tong CY, How CH, Goh LH, The unwelcome visitor. Singapore Med J, 2012. 53(8): p. 508-11


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