Dr. Woo Keng Thye

Dr. Woo Keng Thye
Professor, Emeritus Consultant and Advisor, Department of Renal Medicine, Singapore General Hospital.


Professor Woo Keng Thye, Emeritus Consultant and Advisor to the Dept of Renal Medicine, Singapore General Hospital is also Clinical Professor in Medicine at the National University of Singapore. He has been a practicing Nephrologist for more than 30 years. He has been Head, Dept of Renal Medicine at the Singapore General Hospital from 1989 ? 2002 and Chairman, Division of Medicine from 2000 to 2003. He was Chairman of the National Medical Research Council from 2003 ? 2006 and is presently Chairman of the Research Committee of the Specialist Accreditation Board (MOH). He was also the Chairman of the Singhealth Health Manpower and Development Programme (HMDP) until 2014 and is now on the MOH panel for HMDP experts. He has also served on the Singapore Medical Council (SMC) Review Committee in 2014.

Research Interest

IgA nephritis, in particular in the area of therapy, proteinuria and genomics