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Dr. Cheng Yew Kuang

Senior Consultant Rheumatologist


  • Immunology
  • Allergy

Medical Conditions Treated:

  • Asthma
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Food allergies
  • Drug allergies
  • Insect venom allergies
  • Eczema and other skin allergies
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
  • Spondyloarthropathies, including ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis
  • Connective tissue diseases, including scleroderma and polymyositis/dermatomyositis
  • Vasculitis, including Wegener’s granulomatosis and microscopic polyangiitis
  • Gout and other crystal arthropathies


English, Mandarin


MBBS (NUS, Singapore, MRCP (UK) (RCP, United Kingdom)

Professional Profile:

Dr. Cheng received his medical training at the National University of Singapore and underwent specialist training in Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy at Tan Tock Seng Hospital.

In 2004, Dr. Cheng was awarded a scholarship by the Singapore Ministry of Health to train at the prestigious Mayo Clinic of Rochester in Minnesota, USA. After his return to Singapore, he established the first immunotherapy service for insect venom allergy in the country. He has been performing high-resolution musculoskeletal ultrasound and ultrasound-guided procedures since 2004, making him one of the pioneers in the field in Singapore.

Despite his busy schedule, Dr. Cheng remains committed to teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate students at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, where he serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine. Dr. Cheng also sits on the board of Farrer Park Hospital, Saint Andrew’s Community Hospital, and Saint Andrew’s Mission Hospital in Singapore.

Dr. Cheng is a Board Member of the Asia Pacific League Against Rheumatism (APLAR) and chairs the APLAR Young Rheumatologist network (Asia Pacific).