Dr Yeo Wee Song graduated from the National University of Singapore in 2001 and obtained his Master of Medicine (Paediatrics) in 2006. He has been a member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health of the United Kingdom (MRCPCH) since 2006 and was accredited as a specialist in both Paediatric Medicine and Paediatric Nephrology by the Ministry of Health, Singapore. Dr Yeo was subsequently awarded Fellowships to the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (United Kingdom), Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and American Society of Nephrology, in recognition of his clinical and research work.
Prior to joining SBCC, Dr Yeo held the position of Consultant Paediatrician at the Division of Paediatric Nephrology, Dialysis and Renal Transplantation of the Department of Paediatrics, Khoo Teck Puat-National University Children’s Medical Institute, National University Hospital. He was also an Assistant Professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. He continues to be a visiting consultant to the Department of Paediatrics, National University Hospital.
In addition to managing general ambulatory paediatric patients (including regular well baby checks, vaccinations and common childhood illnesses), Dr Yeo has also been practising paediatric nephrology since 2007. His clinical practice involves all areas of paediatric nephrology including general nephrology, critical care nephrology and renal transplantation. He is an avid researcher in the fields of transplant immunology and immunological basis of childhood nephrotic syndrome and has an immense interest in bioengineering and medical device development. As a testament to his interest in bioengineering, Dr Yeo has a recent publication on bioengineering in renal transplantation in the prestigious journal ‘Pediatric Nephrology’. Dr Yeo is also recipient of several scholarships including the prestigious ExxonMobil-NUS Research Fellowship and the NRF-MOH AST PhD research scholarship. He has also received more than 10 scientific awards for his research, including Young Investigator Awards at the 11th Asian Congress of Pediatric Nephrology and 8th Congress of Asian Society for Pediatric Research and a Poster of Excellence at the World Transplant Congress in 2014.
Despite his busy schedule, Dr Yeo likes running marathons (having completed twelve full marathons thus far) and sport fishing. He also enjoys cooking up a storm in his kitchen for his family. Dr Yeo is a keen participant of humanitarian medical missions where he serves underprivileged children who live in poverty and do not have access to proper food or decent medical care.