Dr. Chew is a specialist in Respiratory Medicine, Intensive Care Medicine and Emergency Medicine with special interests in bronchoscopy, non-invasive ventilation and intensive care medicine. He is also a visiting consultant in Singapore General Hospital, Mt. Alvernia Hospital, Raffles Hospital and an Adj. Asst. Professor at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School as well as Senior Clinical Lecturer with the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at NUS.
Dr. Chew graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1999. He then obtained the Master of Medicine (Emergency Medicine) and the MRCS A&E (Edin) in 2003. He underwent specialty training in Emergency Medicine at Singapore General Hospital. Following this, he further obtained the Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine) and the MRCP (UK) in 2004 and underwent a second dual specialty training in Respiratory Medicine as well as Intensive Care Medicine at Singapore General Hospital. He was awarded the European Diploma in Intensive Care in 2009.
In addition to general respiratory medicine, Dr. Chew has a special interest in Intensive Care Medicine, non-invasive ventilation as well as bronchoscopy. He is well-versed in aspects of advanced ventilator support including extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation, airway pressure release ventilation, high frequency oscillatory ventilation and advanced bronchoscopic techniques such as endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration. Dr. Chew is also able to perform ultrasound examinations of the thorax for evaluation of pleural effusions.