“So the Lord God formed the man from the dust of the ground, breathe life into his lungs, and man became a living being.”

Genesis 2:7

The Respiratory Practice begins with Dr Jim Teo, with a simple vision in mind – to give everyone suffering from lung problems, a new breath of life.

First started at Mount Alvernia Hospital, since then it has expanded into a group practice with 6 specialists and 7 clinics that are supported by a team of Nurses, Lung function specialists and clinic executives.

As specialists in the field of lung and intensive care medicine, we understand the importance of breathing in every person’s life. With every new breath, our bodies are reinvigorated with life-giving oxygen, while carbon dioxide, the product of metabolism, is expelled – a simple process happening naturally in most of us, but crucially laboured for those with lung problems.

The Respiratory Practice strives to provide excellent, uncompromised professional respiratory general and subspecialty care for every single patient. Our practice is well equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic equipments set in a comfortable, pleasant clinic environment.

For more information about how we can help you breathe easier, contact us.

MBBS (Singapore), M.MED (Int Med), MRCP (UK),
FAMS (Respiratory Med), FCCP (USA), FRCP (Glasg), FRCP (Edin), EDIC, EDRM

Dr Jim Teo is a Consultant at the Respiratory Practice specialised in Internal Medicine, Respiratory Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine. He is a Clinical Teacher for medical undergraduate teaching and a Trainer at the  National University of Singapore for intensive care medicine appointed by specialist training committee. Currently, Dr Jim sits in various medical committees in Mt Alvernia Hospital, Parkway East Hospital and Concord Cancer Hospital.

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MBBS (Melbourne), MRCP (UK), FCCP (USA),
FAMS (Respiratory Medicine)

Dr John Law is currently a consultant respiratory physician at The Respiratory Practice and is currently a Board Member of the Respiratory Chapter at the Academy of Medicine, Singapore.

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MBBS (Singapore), M.Med (Internal Medicine), MRCP (UK),
FAMS (Respiratory Medicine), FAMS (Intensive Care Medicine), FRCP (Glasg), FRCP (Edin)

Dr Alvin Ng Choon Yong is a Consultant Respiratory Physician and Intensivist with The Respiratory Practice and was the President of the Society of Intensive Care Medicine as well as the Vice President of the Singapore Thoracic Society.

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MBBS (Singapore), MRCP (UK), FAMS (Respiratory Medicine),
FAMS (Intensive Care Medicine), FCCP (USA), EDIC

 Dr Steve Yang obtained his basic medical degree from the National University of Singapore in 1994, and subsequently received training in Respiratory Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine at Singapore General Hospital (SGH). He further trained in Intensive Care Medicine and Interstitial Lung Disease at the University of Washington Medical Centre in Seattle, USA. He has obtained his Fellowship with the College of Chest Physicians (USA), the Chapter of Respiratory Physicians (Singapore) and the Chapter of Intensive Care Physicians (Singapore). He also holds the European Diploma in Intensive Care.

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Internist, Intensivist and Pulmonologist
MBBS (Singapore), MRCP (UK), FAMS (Respiratory Medicine), FAMS (Intensive Care Medicine), EDIC

Dr Yip Hwee Seng is a Consultant Respiratory Physician and Intensivist with The Respiratory Practice and is currently a member of the Subspecialty Training Committee in Intensive Care Medicine. He has a keen interest in asthma, community acquired pneumonia, endobronchial ultrasound, Intensive Care and point of care ultrasound.

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MBBS (Singapore), M.MED (Internal Medicine), MRCP (UK), FAMS (Respiratory Medicine), FAMS (Intensive Care Medicine) FRCP (Edin)

Dr Lim Hui Fang is a Respiratory Physician, Internist and Intensivist at The Respiratory Practice. Dr Lim obtained her MBBS (Singapore) in 2003. Her clinical and research interests include asthma, bronchiectasis, pneumonia, intensive care medicine, early lung cancer detection. Dr Lim was a Senior Consultant at National University Hospital (NUH), Division of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. After returning from her severe asthma research fellowship in McMaster University, Canada, she started the multidisciplinary Complex Airway Clinic.

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