Dr Kam Hon Yoon

MBBS MRCP (UK), M.Med (Internal Medicine) FAMS (Rheumatology, Int. Medicine)

EL SHADDAI ARTHRITIS + RHEUMATISM SPECIALIST MEDICAL CENTRE

102 TOWNER ROAD,

#01-258,

Singapore 322102

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About Dr Kam Hon Yoon

1. Specialty/Sub-Specialty/Area of Medicine

Internal Medicine/Rheumatology

2. Services

  • Spine, Hand, Knee Arthritis
  • Viscosupplementation
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment
  • Bone Mineral Density Test
  • Autoimmune disorders
  • Osteoporosis
  • Health Screening Test
  • Osteoarthritis Treatment
  • Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT)

3. Experience

Dr Yoon Kam Hon is an internal medicine and rheumatology specialist at El Shaddai Arthritis and Rheumatism Specialist Medical Centre. He graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from NUS. Following that, he went to obtain a Master of Medicine in Internal Medicine. Subsequently, he obtained a Specialist Accreditation in Internal Medicine and Specialist Accreditation in Rheumatology.

Dr Yoon has been practicing for more than 15 years and is a fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore. Prior to his current practice, he served at Alexandra Hospital. He was also a visiting rheumatologist registrar at the Department of Medicine at the National University of Singapore. Currently, he serves as a consultant rheumatologist at Gleneagles, Changi General Hospital, and Arthritis and Rheumatism Specialist Medical Centre on top of his main practice at El Shaddai Arthritis and Rheumatism Specialist Medical Centre.

Outside of his clinical practice, Dr Yoon Kam Hon actively participates in various International conferences, both as a speaker and as a participant. He is also actively involved in academics, with numerous publications in international peer-reviewed journals. His current interest includes viscosupplementation for osteoarthritis, use of biologics in autoimmune rheumatic diseases and advance supplements.

4. Awards and Achievements

  • Singapore Health Quality Service Award – Silver Award from SingHealth

5. Publications 

  • Luo, N., Chew, L. H., Fong, K. Y., Koh, D. R., Ng, S. C., Yoon, K. H., ... & Thumboo, J. (2003). Validity and reliability of the EQ-5D self-report questionnaire in Chinese-speaking patients with rheumatic diseases in Singapore. ANNALS-ACADEMY OF MEDICINE SINGAPORE, 32(5), 685-690.
  • Luo, N., Chew, L. H., Fong, K. Y., Koh, D. R., Ng, S. C., Yoon, K. H., ... & Thumboo, J. (2003). A comparison of the EuroQol-5D and the Health Utilities Index mark 3 in patients with rheumatic disease. The Journal of rheumatology, 30(10), 2268-2274.
  • Luo, N., Chew, L. H., Fong, K. Y., Koh, D. R., Ng, S. C., Yoon, K. H., ... & Thumboo, J. (2003). Do English and Chinese EQ-5D versions demonstrate measurement equivalence? An exploratory study. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 1(1), 7.
  • Yoon, K. H. (2010). Efficacy and cytokine modulating effects of tacrolimus in systemic lupus erythematosus: a review. BioMed Research International, 2010.
  • Yoon, K. H., Fong, K. Y., & Tambyah, P. A. (2002). Fatal cytomegalovirus infection in two patients with systemic lupus erythematosus undergoing intensive immunosuppressive therapy: role for cytomegalovirus vigilance and prophylaxis?. JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology, 8(4), 217-222.

6. More Information

Education

  • MBBS MRCP (UK)
  • M.Med (Internal Medicine)
  • FAMS (Rheumatology, Int. Medicine)

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