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


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


Paediatric Medicine

Clinical Disciplines/Programmes:

Paediatric Neurology (Epilepsy, Brain & Spine Conditions)

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Dr Jeremy is a paediatrician with special interests in child neurology at the National University Hospital (NUH). He obtained his MBBS from the National University of Singapore (NUS) with various Dean's list awards and subsequently his Master of Medicine in Paediatrics with the Nestle Medal and Membership to the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, United Kingdom.

Dr Jeremy obtained his specialist accreditation in Paediatric Medicine in 2014. He is also a fellow at the Academy of Medicine Singapore, a member of the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM) and International Child Neurology Association (ICNA) as well as the country representative of the Asian and Oceanian Child Neurology Association (AOCNA). He is a certified electrographer with the Asian Epilepsy Academy (ASEPA).

As part of his clinical work, he takes care of children with various neurological conditions. He has a keen interest in general child neurology, epilepsy, cerebral palsy and neuro-rehabilitation. He works closely with his team of allied health professionals who are passionate about developing the paediatric neuro-rehabilitation care in NUH and in Singapore, in order to improve the function and quality of life of children with special needs. Dr Jeremy and his allied health team received an Academic Medicine Development Award (AMDA) from the National University Health System (NUHS) for training in paediatric neuro-rehabilitation in various sites in Canada in 2017. 

An Assistant Professor with NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Dr Lin is the Programme Director (PD) for the National Post-graduate year 1 (PGY1) Programme at NUH, and enjoys teaching and guiding young doctors.

He also obtained his Master of Clinical Investigation from NUS, under the National Research Foundation-Ministry of Health Healthcare Research Scholarship in 2015 and has ongoing research studies including the Singapore Cerebral Palsy Registry, robotic-assisted therapies etc. He also leads a Ministry of Health-Health Services Development Program (MOH-HSDP) looking at Nursing- and Allied Health-led Paediatric care in the areas of subacute ward, adolescent health and chronic disease self-management.
Dr Jeremy also volunteers his time regularly with Make-A-Wish Foundation Singapore as Board Director to benefit children with critical diseases.

Journals & Publications

  1. Tay SK, Lin JB. Current strategies in management of Duchenne muscular dystrophy: allowing patients to live with hope. Ann Acad Med Singap. 2012 Feb;41(2):44-6. PMID: 22498850.
  2. Tan AP, Wong YLJ, Lin BJ, Yong HRC, Mankad K. Clinico-radiological approach to cerebral hemiatrophy. Childs Nerv Syst. 2018 Dec;34(12):2377-2390. doi: 10.1007/s00381-018-3934-3. Epub 2018 Aug 6. PMID: 30083798.
  3. Han VX, Lee MWX, Lin JB. Multistage neurorehabilitation of an adolescent with severe anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis: a case report. Int J Rehabil Res. 2019 Mar;42(1):89-91. doi: 10.1097/MRR.0000000000000313. PMID: 30130269.
  4. Lin J, Wang F, Chin HL, Han V. An infant with hair like fur of a teddy bear. J Paediatr Child Health. 2020 Feb;56(2):341-342. doi: 10.1111/jpc.1_14657. PMID: 32045119.
  5. Lin JB, Sng AA, Wang FS, Tan AP, Han VX. Acute hemichorea in a young type 1 diabetic. Int J Neurosci. 2020 Jul;130(7):743-745. doi: 10.1080/00207454.2019.1702540. Epub 2019 Dec 18. PMID: 31813308.
  6. Tapawan SJC, Wang FS, Lee MW, Chua AQ, Lin JB, Han V, Lim MT, Ong HT, Tay SK. Perspectives on Palliative Care Among Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Patients and Their Families in Singapore. Ann Acad Med Singap. 2020 Feb;49(2):72-77. PMID: 32246708.
  7. Ng NB, Wang FS, Lin JB. It is all in the air: A public health caution. J Paediatr Child Health. 2020 Sep 9. doi: 10.1111/jpc.15180. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32902013.
  8. Loke KY, Ng NB, Sng AA, Teo YM, Lin JB. An unexpected revelation in a child with recurrent severe headaches. J Paediatr Child Health. 2020 Nov 13. doi: 10.1111/jpc.15261. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33185948.
  9. Ng ZM, Lin JB, Yeo TH. Causes, functional outcomes and healthcare utilisation of people with cerebral palsy in Singapore. Ann Acad Med Singap. 2021 Feb;50(2):111-118. doi: 10.47102/annals-acadmedsg.2020489. PMID: 33733253.
  10. Ng NB, Tan AP, Karunakarar G, Nga VD, Lin JB. Child with an unusual skull appearance. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 2021.

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