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About Dr Terence Leong

1. Specialty/Sub-Specialty/Area of Medicine

Psychiatry

2. Services

  • Depression Management
  • Anxiety Management

3. Experience

Dr Terence Leong currently holds a Senior Consultant Psychiatrist position at the clinic Promises Healthcare located in Novena Medical Centre. His main areas are general adult psychiatry and medical psychiatry also known as consultation-liaison psychiatry. He has completed forensic reports for cases in both the state courts and the high court in Singapore.

In 1999, Dr Leong obtained his MBBS degree from the National University of Singapore (NUS) then went on to finish his postgraduate degree, MMed (Psychiatry). He continued as a senior registrar with the Department of Psychological Medicine, National University Health System (NUH).

In 2009, Dr Leong finished his specialist training and became a registered specialist with the Singapore Accreditation Board (SAB) and Singapore Medical Council (SMC). Following that, he served as the Clinical Director at the Psychological Medicine Department from 2013 - 2014. Other positions he held include being the Department Representative for NUHS’s Joint Commission International Accreditation, the Department Patient Safety Officer and Clinical Quality Officer. During his time in NUHS, he developed a range of expertise while dealing with patients suffering from depression, anxiety, psychosis, women's mental health, psycho-oncology, psychological issues relating to old age and even children's mental health. 

Dr Leong also lectured at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine while he was on tenure with NUHS, and supervised psychiatry residents throughout their rotations. 

4. Awards and Achievements

5. Publications

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 Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Cantonese
  • Hokkien
  • Malay
  • Indonesian

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