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A/Prof Daniel GOH

A/Prof Daniel GOH


A/Prof Daniel GOH

Associate Professor
Department of Paediatrics
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore

Senior Consultant
Division of Paediatric Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep
Department of Paediatrics
National University Hospital



A/Prof Daniel Goh completed medical studies at the National University of Singapore and trained in Paediatrics in Singapore. He underwent Paediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Centre, USA.

He served as Head of Paediatrics (2007 to 2017) and Paediatric Cluster Chair (2012 to 2019) at the National University Hospital. He was President of the Singapore Paediatric Society (2004 to 2011), President of the ASEAN Paediatric Federation (2011 to 2014), Council Member of the College of Paediatrics and Child Health, Singapore (2017 to 2021), and Standing Committee Member of the Asia Pacific Paediatric Association (2018 to date).

He is a tenured faculty member of the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (UK), Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians (USA) and Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore.

Dr Goh has been actively involved in sleep workgroups and research; He is a member of the Pediatric Sleep Council, founded in the USA, and Chair of the Asia Pacific Paediatric Sleep Alliance.

Amongst his many distinguished awards, he received the NUHS Mochtar Riady Pinnacle Award in 2015; Outstanding Asian Paediatrician Award (presented by the Asia Pacific Paediatric Association) in 2018; National Day Award (Public Administration Bronze Medal) in 2018; Distinguished Senior Clinician Award, NUHS in 2019; National Medical Excellence Award – Clinician Mentor Award in 2022.

His clinical interests include childhood respiratory conditions, including asthma and allergies, sleep-related breathing disorders, fiberoptic bronchoscopy as well as vaccinology. He is a keen teacher of the next generation of doctors and paediatricians.