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Dr Lie Sui An

Dr Lie Sui An

​MBBS, MRCP (UK), MMed (Internal Medicine), MMed (Anaesthesiology), FAMS


Singapore General Hospital

Specialty: Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care

Sub-specialties: Intensive Care

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Intensive Care Medicine.

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Surgical Intensive Care Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital
  • Deputy Head Department of Intensive Care Medicine Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital
  • Consultant Department of Anaesthesiology Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School


Dr Lie Sui An is an Anaesthesiologist and Intensivist practicing at Singapore General Hospital. He is concurrently serving as Deputy Head, Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Sengkang General Hospital. His sub-specialty interests include the use of Simulation in Health Professions Education and Critical Care Medicine.

Dr Lie completed his M.B.B.S at the National University of Singapore, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine in 2007. He became a member of the Royal College of Physicians (UK) in 2013, and obtained the Masters of Medicine (Internal Medicine) conferred by the National University of Singapore. He then pursued anaesthesiology residency training in SingHealth, obtaining his Masters of Medicine (Anaesthesiology) in 2014. Dr Lie was accredited by the Specialists Accreditation Board as an Anaesthesiologist and Intensivist in 2017 and 2018 respectively. During his residency training, he attended the Singapore Chief Residency Program organized by the Healthcare Leadership College (MOH) and served as Chief Resident from 2015 to 2016.


  • 2002 – 2007: National University of Singapore, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Fellow, Academy of Medicine Singapore, College of Anaesthesiologists 
  • Member, Society of Intensive Care Medicine
  • Member, Singapore Society of Anaesthesiologists


  • Outstanding Chief Resident Award – SingHealth Residency Graduation and Best Junior Doctors Awards 2016 
  • AST (Advanced Specialty Training) CARES Award – Singapore Society of Anaesthesiologists 
  • RiSE Awards Ceremony – Outstanding Resident Award (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016) 
  • RiSE Awards Ceremony – Inspiring Resident Educator Award (2015, 2016)

Research Interests

  • Enhancing critical care outcomes in frail patients
  • Association of ICU frailty with adverse outcomes
  • Post-ICU care


  1. Q.Y. Goh, S.A. Lie, Z. Tan, P.Y.B. Tan, S.Y. Ng, H.R. Abdullah. Time to intubation with McGrath™ Video laryngoscope versus Direct Laryngoscope in Powered Air-Purifying Respirator: A randomized controlled trial. Singapore Med J 2021 Oct 24.
  2. S.A. Lie, L.T. Wong, S.Y. Chong. Process-oriented In situ simulation is a valuable tool to rapidly ensure operating room preparedness for COVID-19 outbreak. Simul Healthc. 2020 Aug;15(4):225-233.
  3. S.A. Lie, S.W. Wong, L.T. Wong , T.G.L Wong, S.Y. Chong. Practical considerations for performing regional anesthesia: lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic. Can J Anesth 2020 Jul;67(7):885-892.
  4. J. Wong, Q.Y. Goh, Z. Tan, S.A. Lie, Y.C Tay, S.Y. Ng, C.R. Soh. Preparing for a COVID-19 pandemic: a review of operating room outbreak response measures in a large tertiary hospital in Singapore. Can J Anesth 2020 Jun;67(6):732-745.
  5. S.A. Lie, N.C. Hwang. Challenges of Brain death and apnea testing in adult patients on Extracorporeal Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation - A Review. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2019 Aug;33(8):2266-2272.

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