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A/Prof Daniel Goh

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  • Senior Consultant, Division of Paediatric Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep, Department of Paediatrics, Khoo Teck Puat - National University Children's Medical Institute, National University Hospital
  • Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore


MBBS (S’pore), MMed (Paeds) (S'pore), FRCPCH (UK), FCCP (US), FAMS


Paediatric Medicine

Clinical Disciplines/Programmes:

Paediatric Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep (Respiratory & Lung Conditions, Snoring & Sleep Problems)

Special Interests:

Paediatric asthma and allergies, Paediatric sleep-related breathing disorders, including obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome, Chronic respiratory conditions and other paediatric pulmonary disorders

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A/Prof Daniel Goh graduated with MBBS (1988) and Masters in Medicine (Paediatrics) (1993) from the National University of Singapore and completed a Fellowship in Paediatric Pulmonology and Sleep at the Johns Hopkins Children's Centre, USA in 1997.

He is a Fellow of the College of Paediatrics and Child Health (Academy of Medicine, Singapore), Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (UK) and Fellow of the College of Chest Physicians (USA).

A/Prof Goh served as Head of Paediatrics (2007 to 2017) and Paediatric Cluster Chair (2012 to 2019) at the National University Hospital. He was President of the Singapore Paediatric Society (2004 to 2011), President of the ASEAN Paediatric Federation (2011 to 2014), Executive Board Member of the Ronald Macdonald House Charity (Singapore) (2010 to 2016), Council Member of the College of Paediatrics and Child Health, Singapore (2017 to 2021), and Standing Committee Member of the Asia Pacific Paediatric Association (2018 to 2021). He is a tenured faculty member of the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore.

He has served in multiple regional and international workgroups in the areas of Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, Sleep and Vaccinology. He is chairperson of the Asia-Pacific Paediatric Sleep Alliance (APPSA), Vice-Chair of the Asian Strategic Alliance for the Prevention of Pneumococcal Diseases (ASAP) and Secretary of the Asian Dengue Vaccine Advocacy (ADVA) group.

He also serves in multiple committees and advisory boards at institutional, national and regional levels, and is reviewer for many regional and international peer-reviewed journals. He has published over 150 journal articles (54 published in the past 5 years), 156 Conference papers and 6 book chapters.

His clinical interests include childhood respiratory conditions including asthma and allergies, sleep-related breathing disorders, cross-cultural sleep patterns, fiberoptic bronchoscopy as well as vaccinology. He has a keen teacher of the next generation of doctors and paediatricians, and serves as member of the Residency Advisory Committee in Paediatric Medicine, Joint Committee on Specialist Training, Ministry of Health, Singapore (2018 to 2021) and is a Member of the Specialist Advisory Board (Respiratory Medicine) for the Singapore Armed Forces (2012 to present).

A/Prof Goh has received many awards; including the NUHS-Mochtar Riady Pinnacle Award for Excellence (2015), National Day Award 2018(Public Administration Medal, Bronze), the Outstanding Asian Paediatrician Award, presented by the Asia Pacific Paediatric Association (2018). He also received the NUHS Teaching Excellence Award, National University Health System in 2020.


  • 2018 - National Day Award 2018 (Public Administration Medal, Bronze)
  • 2018 - Outstanding Asian Paediatrician Award (by the Asia Pacific Paediatric Association)
  • 2020 - NUHS Teaching Excellence Award (by National University Health System)

Journals & Publications

  1. Mindell JA, Sadeh A, Kwon R, Goh DY (2015). Relationship Between Child and Maternal Sleep: A Developmental and Cross-Cultural Comparison. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 40(7):689-96. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsv008
  2. Goh DY (2014). Paediatric Services: The Future Direction. Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 43(7):343-5. Jin F, Sattar F, Goh DY (2014). New approaches for spectro-temporal feature extraction with applications to respiratory sound classification. Neurocomputing, 123:362-371. doi: 10.1016/j.neucom.2013.07.033
  3. Mindell JA, Sadeh A, Kwon R, Goh DY (2013). Cross-cultural comparison of maternal sleep. SLEEP, 36(11):1699-706. doi: 10.5665/sleep.3132.
  4. Mindell JA, Sadeh A, Kwon R, Goh DY (2013). Cross cultural differences in the sleep of preschool children. Sleep Medicine, 14(12):1283-9. doi: 10.1016/j.sleep.2013.09.002
  5. Mindell JA, Bartle A, Wahab NA, Ahn Y, Ramamurthy MB, Huong HT, . . . Goh DY (2011). Sleep education in medical school curriculum: A glimpse across countries. Sleep Medicine, 12(9):928-31. doi: 10.1016/j.sleep.2011.07.001
  6. Mindell JA, Sadeh A, Wiegand B, How TH, Goh DY (2010). Cross-Cultural Differences in Infant and Toddler Sleep. Sleep Medicine, 11(3):274-80. doi: 10.1016/j.sleep.2009.04.012

Professional Memberships

  • International Governor (of Singapore), American College of Chest Physicians, USA (since 2009)
  • Vice-President and President-Elect, Asean Paediatric Federation (2009 to 2011)
  • President, Singapore Paediatric Society (since 2004)
  • Vice-President, College of Paediatrics and Child Health, Singapore (since 2008)
  • Chairman, Asia Pacific Paediatric Sleep Alliance (APPSA) (since 2007)
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (UK)
  • Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians
  • Member, Singapore Sleep Society
  • Founding member and Secretary, Asian Strategic Alliance for Pneumococcal Disease Prevention (ASAP)
  • Advisory Board Member, Asia Pacific Pediatric Association (APPA) (2005 to 2009)
  • Chairperson, Working Mother's Forum (Singapore) (since 2008)

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