Goh Siang Hiong

Chair, Emergency Medicine Academic Clinical Programme

Director, Academic Clinician Development Programme (ACDP), Academic Development Department (ADD), Duke-NUS Medical School

Clinical Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School

Senior Consultant, Accident & Emergency Department, Changi
General Hospital

Director, Medical Education, Changi General Hospital




Clinical Professor Goh Siang Hiong is an Emergency Medicine (EM) Senior Consultant specialist and is currently the Director for Medical Education at Changi General Hospital. He has a deep interest in EM medical education, as well as safety and quality issues in the ED setting. He is presently an instructor for several life support courses. He is also interested in Emergency Trauma Care, Disaster Medicine and Medical Informatics.

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships:

  • Member Of Society For Emergency Medicine In Singapore
  • Member of Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh (A&E)
  • Director of Medical Education - Changi Gen Hospital
  • Past President for Society for Emergency Medicine in Singapore
  • President for College of Emergency Physicians in Academy of Medicine, Singapore
  • Outstanding Faculty Award for Emergency Medicine SingHealth Program. Residency in SingHealth Excellence Awards (2017)
  • Singapore Health Quality Service Award (Silver Award) (April 2010-March 2011)
  • SingHealth GCEO Excellence Award for Education (2007)
  • Best Faculty Speaker – SEMS Annual Scientific Meeting, Singapore (January 2007) 
  • SingHealth Medical Mentor (2005 and 2006)
Leadership positions / roles in Education: 

Selected Publications:

Bomb blast mass casualty incidents: initial triage and management of injuries. Goh SH. Singapore Med J. 2009 Jan;50(1):101-6.

Monteggia 'fracture'-dislocation with bowing of the ulna: a pitfall for the unwary emergency physician. Goh SH. Eur J Emerg Med. 2008 Oct;15(5):281-2.

Disaster preparedness: experience from a smoke inhalation mass casualty incident. Goh SH, Tiah L, Lim HC, Ng EK. Eur J Emerg Med. 2006 Dec;13(6):330-4.

The Internet as a Health Education Tool – Sieving the Wheat from the Chaff. Goh SH. Singapore Med J. 2006;41:3-5.

When the stork arrives unannounced - seven years of emergency deliveries in a non-obstetric general hospital. Goh SH, Tiah L, Lai SM. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2005;34:432-6

Clinical predictors of bleeding esophageal varices in the ED. Goh SH, Tan WP, Lee SW. Am J Emerg Med. 2005 Jul;23(4):531-5.

Radiologic Screening For Mid-Facial Fractures: A Single 30-Degree Occipitomental View Is Enough SH Goh, BY Low. J Trauma 2002;52:1 5

Thyrotoxic Periodic Paralysis: Reports Of Seven Patients Presenting With Weakness In An Asian Emergency Department SH Goh. Emerg Med J 2002;19:78 9

Drowning And Near-Drowning: Some Lessons Learnt SH Goh, BY Low. Ann Acad Med Singapore 1999;28:183-8

Spectrum of Roller blading Injuries SH Goh, HK Tan, WS Yong, BY Low. Ann Acad Med Singapore 1996;25:547 9

Unplanned Returns to the Accident and Emergency Department Diagnosis   Why Do They Come Back? SH Goh, MMZ Masayu, PSL Teo, AHM Tham, BY Low. Ann Acad Med Singapore 1996;25:541 6

Accident and Emergency Department Diagnosis   How Accurate are We? SH Goh, BY Low. Singapore Medical Journal 1996;37:24 30

The Scapular Manipulation Method for Reducing Anterior Shoulder Dislocations SH Goh, BY Low. Ann Acad Med Singapore 1996;25:134 8

Traumatic Bronchial Rupture   A Case Report. SH Goh, SM Tan, P Chui, BY Low. Ann Acad Med Singapore 1995;24:883 6

Nodular Skin Tuberculosis With Lymphatic Spread   A Case Report. SH Goh, T Ravintharan, CS Sim, HC Chng. Singapore Medical Journal 1995;36:99 101

Gastric Ulceration with Acute Bleeding from Tuberculosis of the Stomach   A Case Report. SH Goh, T Ravintharan, CS Sim, HC Chng. Ann Acad Med Singapore 1994;23:903 6

H-Index: 12 (Google Scholar Citation) (as at 28 Feb 2019)