Dr Leong Hoe Nam is an Infectious Diseases physician.
He graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1996 and obtained his Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (UK) and Masters of Medicine in 2001. Dr Leong further pursued his interest in virology at the Royal Free and University College Medical School (London), under a fellowship awarded by the National Medical Research Council. In 2008 he was awarded a second research fellowship to train at the University of Columbia, New York, on emerging pathogens.
Dr Leong was previously a consultant in the Department of Infectious Disease in Singapore General Hospital. After which, he continued his practice in Infectious Diseases at the private Raffles Hospital before setting up his own clinic at Mount Elizabeth Hospital at Novena.
He has extensive experience treating transplant patients, individuals with multi-drug resistant organisms, tuberculosis, HIV, AIDS, surgical complications, viral infections, fungal infections including aspergillosis, cryptococcosis and mucormycosis, and complex medical problems. He also had first-hand experience managing outbreak situations including SARS and H1N1 pandemic infection.
Dr Leong was a clinical tutor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. He was a faculty member at the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School and still maintains his adjunct position as assistant professor while working at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital.
He remains a visiting consultant at the Singapore General Hospital, the National Cancer Centre Singapore, and the Dover Park Hospice Hospital.