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Dr Lorraine Yong

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  • Consultant, Emergency Medicine Department, National University Hospital
  • Consultant, Emergency Medicine Department, Alexandra Hospital


MBBS (S‘pore), MMed (EM) S‘pore


Emergency Medicine

Clinical Disciplines/Programmes:

FAST Programme (Get Better)

Special Interests:

Medical Education, Information Technology, Emergency Radiology


Dr Lorraine Yong graduated from NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine in 2016 and completed her Emergency Medicine training at the National University Hospital. She obtained her postgraduate degrees Master of Medicine in Emergency Medicine, MMED (EM) as well as the Membership of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine (MRCEM) in 2019 and was awarded the Alison Gourdie Medal. 

Dr Yong is currently practicing as a Consultant at the Emergency Medicine Department, National University Hospital. She also serves at the Urgent Care Centre at Alexandra Hospital. 

Dr Yong has a keen interest in medical education. She is a clinical tutor with the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and also a key member of the NUS Emergency Medicine residency training development programme. Dr Yong also has developing interest in information technology in healthcare.


  • 2019 - Alison Gourdie Medal (MRCEM)

Journals & Publications

  1. Cheng L, Ng WM, Lin Z, Law LSC, Yong L, Liew YST, Yeoh CK, Mathews I, Chor WPD, Kuan WS. Factors reducing inappropriate attendances to emergency departments before and during the COVID-19 pandemic: A multicentre study. Ann Acad Med Singap 2021 Nov; 50(11): 818-826
  2. Chor WPD, Yong PXL, Lim LL, Chai CY, Sim TB, Kuan WS. Management of dyspepsia-The role of the ED Observation unit to optimize patient outcomes. Am J Emerg Med 2018 Oct; 36(10): 1733-1737

Professional Memberships

  • Society for Emergency Medicine in Singapore (SEMS), Member

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