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Dr Yeo Sow Nam

Dr Yeo Sow Nam
Dr Yeo Sow Nam
  • The Pain Specialist


    3 Mount Elizabeth #12-15
    Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
    Singapore 228510     

    6887 4930
  • The Pain Specialist


    38 Irrawaddy Road #06-58
    Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
    Singapore 329563

    6694 0768
  • Specialty

    • Anaesthesiology
  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery - MBBS
    • Master of Medicine - MMED
    • Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthestists - FANZCA
    • Fellowship of the Faculty of Pain Medicine, Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists -FFPMANZCA
    • Fellow of the Academy of Medicine - FAMS
    • Registered Acupuncturist
  • Languages Spoken

    • Cantonese
    • English
    • Hokkien
    • Malay/Indonesian
    • Mandarin
    • Teochew


  • Dr Yeo Sow Nam is Director of The Pain Specialist, Mount Elizabeth Hospital. He is also Vice President of Pain Association of Singapore and a Ministry of Health appointed advisory member for Pain Management. He is also the president for World Institute of Pain, South East Asia Chapter. He is appointed as an examiner for the esteemed fellowship of interventional pain practice, awarded by world institute of pain and is the only South East Asian to be given this honour.
  • Dr Yeo is trained in Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney and was the first in Singapore to obtain accreditation in the pain management specialty, awarded by the Australian and New Zealand Faculty of Pain Medicine. He is also the first Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice (USA) in Singapore and a registered acupuncturist. He is also a Anaesthetist and had accreditation by both the local Specialist Accreditation Board and the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists.


  • Dr. Yeo has given over 100 local and international lectures and has also published over 70 articles and abstracts. He is also the co-author for Ministry of Health's Clinical Practice Guidelines for Cancer Pain and also the author of the Ministry Of Health's Clinical Practice Guidelines for Use of Opioids for Non Cancer Pain.
  • Recognising pain being multidisciplinary, he started an Advisory Board of many members of different disciplines for the Pain Association of Singapore. He was the founder and past director of Pain Management Centre, and Director of Acupuncture Services at Singapore General Hospital.

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