Dr Goh Kah Hong, Clarence

Dr Goh Kah Hong, Clarence

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Last updated 15 Nov 2023

Key Achievements

  • Headed and developed the family therapy programme at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (KTPH)
  • Headed and developed the child and adolescent mental wellness programme at KTPH


Dr Clarence Goh is a psychiatrist at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore.

He has a special interest in attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder, positive psychology, family/systemic therapy, and cultural psychiatry.

Prior to private practice, he was the head of the psychological medicine department at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (KTPH). He was also the director of THRIVE ASCAT (community psychiatry) programme, and chair of the PALS (peer support programme). He was a visiting consultant at the child and adolescent mental wellness service at KK Children’s and Women’s Hospital.

Dr Goh graduated from the University of Calgary, Canada. He is double board-certified in general psychiatry, and child and adolescent psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is also a fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore. He received the Health Manpower Development Plan award and did his further training in family therapy at Calgary Family Therapy Centre, Canada.

He worked at New York University, USA as an attending psychiatrist. He also worked at the specialised Asian Bicultural Clinic and the child and adolescent programme at Gouverneur Health, NYC Health + Hospitals. He also worked as an attending psychiatrist at the Hamilton-Madison House and Charles B Wang Community Health Center, USA.

At KTPH, he headed and developed the family therapy, and the child and adolescent mental wellness programmes.

Besides his clinical work, he was an adjunct assistant professor at the National University of Singapore’s Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, senior lecturer at Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, and faculty of the National Healthcare Group’s psychiatry residency programme.

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