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Dr Victor Loh Weng Keong

  • 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), G.Dip (Family Practice Dermatology, S’pore), G.Dip (Psychotherapy, S’pore), MCFP (S’pore), Masters in Health Professions Education (University of Maastricht, S’pore)
Family Medicine
Special Interests:
​Youth mental healthBehaviour change and chronic disease self-managementMedical professional identity formation,


Dr Loh is the Education Director of the Division of Family Medicine at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS) and he sees patients and precepts at Pioneer Polyclinic. As a member of the pioneer batch of the Master in Health Professions Education-Singapore (University of Maastricht), he has received a number of teaching awards and has research interests in mental health, chronic disease, professional identity formation, and the role of the humanities in medical education. He feels privileged to have a team who has transformed live FM clinical teaching and learning activities into the virtual setting.


  • National University of Singapore School of Medicine Special Recognition Award for being a role model to the medicine graduating class 2018
  • Merit Award, Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference 2019 for Short Communications presentation: “I didn’t sign up for this!” The experience of disillusionment in medical education
  • Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence AY2016/17

Journals & Publications

  1. ​Loh VW, Yip TW, Chua JC, Goh WL. Migrant health elective: They are just like me!. Medical Education. 2020 Apr 6. DOI: 10.1111/medu.14119

  2. Koh SWC, Li CF, Loh JSP, Wong ML, Loh VWK. Managing tooth pain in general practice. Singapore Medical Journal. 2019 Jun; 60(5): 224 – 228 DOI: 10.11622/smedj.2019044

  3. Loh VW, Samarasekera DD, Tan TL, Goh LH. Humanising patient care through student eyes. Medical Education. 2018 Oct 1. DOI: 10.1111/medu.13704

  4. Lee VM, Ang LL, Soon DT, Ong JJ, Loh VW. The adult patient with headache. Singapore Medical Journal. 2018 Aug;59(8):399. DOI: 10.11622/smedj.2018094

  5. Liow Y, Wang W, Loh VWK. Outpatient management of knee osteoarthritis. Singapore Medical Journal. 2017 Oct; 58(10): 580-584. DOI: 10.11622/smedj.2017097

  6. Lee MH, Pan DS, Huang JH, Chen MIC, Chong JW, Goh EH, Jiang L, Leo YS, Lee TH, Wong CS, Leo SY, Lee TH, Wong CS, Loh VW, Lim FS, Poh AZ, Tham TY, Wong WM, Yu Y. Results from a patient-based health education intervention in reducing antibiotic use for acute upper respiratory tract infections in the private sector primary care setting in Singapore. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 2017 May 1;61(5):e02257-16. DOI: 10.1128/aac.02257-16

  7. Lee T-H, Wong JGX, Lye DCB, Chen MI, Loh VWK, Leo YS, Lee LK, Chow A. Medical and psychosocial factors associated with antibiotic prescribing in primary care. British Journal of General Practice. 2017; 1-10. DOI: 10.3399/bjgp17x688885

  8. Loh VWK, Soon DTL, Yeo LLL. Outpatient management of transient ischaemic attack. Singapore Medical Journal. 2016 Dec;57(12):658. DOI: 10.11622/smedj.2016180

  9. Pan DST, Huang JHX, Lee MHM, Yu Y, Chen MI-C, Goh EH, Chong JWC, Leo YS, Lee TH, Wong CS, Loh VWK, Poh AZX, Tham TY, Wong WM, Lim FS. Knowledge, attitudes and practices towards antibiotic use in upper respiratory tract infections among patients seeking primary health care in Singapore. BMC Family Practice. 2016; 14:148.  DOI: 10.1186/s12875-016-0547-3


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