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Dr Fan Li Jia

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  • Consultant, Division of Paediatric Critical Care, Department of Paediatrics, Khoo Teck Puat - National University Children's Medical Institute, National University Hospital


MBBS (S'pore), MMed (Paeds) (S'pore), MRCPCH (UK)


Paediatric Medicine

Clinical Disciplines/Programmes:

Paediatric Critical Care

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Dr Fan graduated from Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS), and was accepted into the Paediatric Residency Programme at National University Healthcare System (NUHS) as the pioneer batch. She obtained her Master of Medicine (Paediatrics) and became a member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health after 3 years of residency training as a junior resident. She successfully completed her 6-year residency programme and achieved Specialist Accreditation for Paediatric Medicine at the end of her specialist training. During her residency training, Dr Fan was the assistant chief resident and was involved in manpower and education planning for her fellow residents.

Dr Fan is currently embarking on her dual accreditation specialist training in Paediatric Critical Care. She also volunteers actively in overseas outreach programmes to rural developing countries.


  1. Use Of Recombinant Activated Factor VII In A Term Neonate For Refractory Sub-Capsular Liver Haemorrhage With Abdominal Compartment Syndrome While On ECMO - 5th Singapore Paediatric & Perinatal Annual Congress
  2. Risk Stratification in Pediatrc Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome - Oral Presentation at Star Research Presentation at Society of Critical Care Medicine Congress 2017
  3. Evaluation of the use of high flow nasa cannula oxygen therapy in patients with moderate to severe respiratory distress in an Asian paediatric centre - Poster abstract at World Federation of Paediatric Intensive and Critical Care Society 2018
  4. Factors Determining The Successful Use of High Flow Nasal Cannula Oxygen Therapy in An Asian Paediatric Centre - A Pilot Study - Oral Presentation at 16th Asia Pacific Congress of Pediatrics 2018
Societies and offices held:

  • July 2014 - May 2018: Clinical Tutor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS
  • October 2014 - Current: Member, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK
  • August 2015 - Current: Member, Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • January 2016 - January 2017: Assistant Chief Registrar, Department of Paediatric, NUHS
  • June 2018 - Current: Clinical Lecturer, Department of Paediatrics, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS

Journals & Publications

  1. Lijia Fan, Shir Ying Lee, Evelyn Koay, Christian Harkensee. Plasmodium knowlesi infection: a diagnostic challenge. BMJ case report 2013; doi:10.1136/bcr-2013-009558
  2. Lijia Fan, Perry Lau, Jeevesh Kapur, Sivaramakrishnan Venkatesh Karthik. Ceftriaxone induced pseudolithiasis- not just a theoretical risk. Singapore Medical Journal, August 2016

Professional Memberships

  • Member, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK
  • Member, Society of Critical Care Medicine

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