Dr Yee Choon Meng is a palliative care specialist at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore.
He has a special interest in telemedicine.
He was a former palliative care specialist at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) and was also the head of department at Dover Park Hospice Home Care. He was a visiting consultant at Assisi Hospice Home Care, Changi General Hospital (palliative medicine service) and St Andrew’s Community Hospital palliative care ward (violet ward).
Dr Yee graduated from the National University of Singapore. He is a fellow at the Academy of Medicine, Singapore.
Besides his clinical work, he is currently a senior clinical tutor at Yong Loo Ling School of Medicine and Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine.
He also has special research interests in cancer pain management and clinical quality improvement in palliative care. He led a team at TTSH in developing the ketamine-stepped protocol. He was the chairperson for the national caregiver survey subcommittee under the Singapore Hospice Council (SHC) national quality improvement (QI) committee and is the co-chair of the SHC QI. He is a certified facilitator in advance care planning.
Dr Yee was instrumental in the development and sustenance of telehealth at Dover Park Hospice Home Care (Project TeleHEAL - Heal, Embrace and Love), which won the Silver Award at the Community Care Excellence Awards (productivity improvement category).
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