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Assoc Prof Chan Soo Toon

Assoc Prof Chan Soo Toon

MBBS, M Med(Anaesthesia), FAMS

Senior Consultant

Changi General Hospital

Specialty: Anaesthesiology

Sub-specialties: Anaesthesia

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Anaesthesia & Surgical Intensive Care Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital


Dr Chan Soo Toon graduated from Faculty of Medicine, National University Singapore, in 1984 and attained his M. Med in Anaesthesia in 1991. He then went on to complete his advanced specialty training in Anaesthesia in 1994. After leaving Ministry of Health, he continued his practice in Toa Payoh Hospital and Changi General Hospital (CGH). He was promoted to a senior consultant in January 2002 and served as associate dean at CGH from August 2010 to July 2016.

Dr Chan has been teaching undergraduate medical students from the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine who are posted to the Department of Anaesthesia and Surgical Intensive Care since 1993. He was also appointed clinical associate professor in August 2010.


  • MBBS
  • M Med(Anaesthesia)
  • FAMS

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Assoc Dean - CGH, 2010 to 2016
  • Clinical Associate Professor - Duke-NUS
  • Clinical Associate Professor - NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Member - Appointments, Promotion & Tenure (APT) Committee under the SingHealth Anaesthesiology & Perioperative Sciences Academic Clinical Programme (ANAES ACP)
  • Physician Faculty - SingHealth Residency Training (Anaesthesiology)


  • Long Service Medal (National Day Award 2014)
  • Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence by Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (AY 2008/09)

Research Interests


  • “An undiagnosed Phaeochromocytoma of the Urinary Bladder” published in Oct 2002, Anaesthesia & Intensive Care, Vol 30, Pg 669-670
  • “The Use of Vasopressin to treat Catecholamine-resistant Hypotension after Phaeochromocytoma Removal” published in August 2002, Anaesthesia & Intensive Care, Vol 30, Pg 477 – 480
  • “Intravenous Regional Anaesthesia using Lignocaine & Tramadol” published in September 2001, Annals, Academy of Medicine, Singapore Vol 30 No 5, Pg 516-519
  • “Transurethral Surgery and Adductor Spasm” published in March 2000, Annals, Academy of Medicine, Singapore Vol 29 No 2, Pg 259 – 262
  • “Use of EMLA Cream or Alfentanyl for Analgesia during Opthalmic nerve Blocks” published in November 1999, Annals, Academy of Medicine, Singapore Vol 28 No 6, Pg 783 – 787
  • “Incidence of Back Pain after Lumbar Epidural Anaesthesia for Non-Obstetric Surgery – A Preliminary Report” published in September 1995, Medical Journal of Malaysia Vol 50 No 3, Pg 241 – 245
  • “The Effects of 2% Lignocaine Gel on Incidence of Retching with the use of Laryngeal Mask Airway” published in March 1995, Anaesthesia Vol 50, Pg 257 – 258
  • “Intra-articular Morphine & Bupivacaine for Pain Relief after Therapeutic Arthroscopic Knee Surgery” published in February 1995, Singapore Medical Journal Vol 36, Pg 35 – 37
  • “A Case of Tetanus mimicking Acute Abdomen” published in December 1994, Singapore Medical Journal Vol 35, Pg 641 - 642

Research Trials