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Dr Adeline Chuo Mee Leh

Dr Chuo Adeline

MBBS (UK), MRCP (UK), FAMS (Singapore), Specialist Accreditation Cert in Geriatric Medicine (Singapore)

Senior Consultant

Sengkang General Hospital

Specialty: Geriatric Medicine

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Dementia , Dementia .

Clinical Appointments

  • Service Chief SingHealth Duke-NUS Centre of Memory and Cognitive Disorders
  • Senior Consultant Geriatric Medicine Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital
  • Senior Consultant Department of General Medicine Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital


Dr Adeline Chuo is a Senior Consultant at Sengkang General Hospital, Division of General Medicine.

She obtained her undergraduate medical degree from University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom in 1993. She continued her specialty training in Geriatric Medicine both in UK and in Singapore, with an interest in Memory and Cognition.

She has worked in the Departments of Geriatric Medicine in CGH and TTSH, and has held teaching positions with YLL School of Medicine, NUS and has taught medical students from Duke's as well as LKC Medical School. She is also an active member of Alzheimer's Disease Association, Singapore


  • MBBS(UK)
  • MRCP(UK)
  • Fellowship of the Academy of Medicine (Singapore)
  • Specialist Accreditation Certificate in Geriatric Medicine (Singapore)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Programme Director for the NHG Geriatric Medicine Residency Programme, October 2015 - March 2017
  • Core Clinical Faculty Member for the NHG Geriatric Medicine Residency Programme, 2014 - 2015
  • Committee Member Resident Advisory Committee (RAC) for Geriatric Medicine, 2012 - 2015
  • Core Faculty Member for Geriatric Senior Residency Programme, SingHealth, 2012 - 2014
  • Faculty Member for Family Medicine Residency Programme, SingHealth, 2011 - 2014
  • Committee Member SouthEast Asia Neurocognitive Research Training Consortium (NRTC), 2011 - 2014
  • Core Faculty Member for Internal Medicine Residency Programme, SingHealth, 2010 - 2012
  • Research Ethics Committee Member, St Andrew's Community Hospital (SACH), 2010 - 2012
  • Chief, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Changi General Hospital, February 2009 - December 2012
  • Head, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Changi General Hospital, July 2006 - January 2009
  • Fellow of Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 2005 - present
  • Member of Chapter of Geriatricians, Singapore, 2005 - present
  • Member of Alzheimer's Disease Association, Singapore, 2004 - present
  • Member of Society of Geriatric Medicine, Singapore, 1999 - present
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine


Research Interests


  • Diagnostic Performance of Short Portable Mental Status Questionnaire for Screening Dementia Among Patients Attending Cognitive Assessment Clinics in Singapore.  Chetna Malhotra, Angelique Chan, David Matchar, Dennis Seow, Adeline Chuo, Young Kyung Do. Annals Academy of Medicine Singapore July 2013;42:315-9.
  • Association between Glycaemic Control and Hip Fracture.  Troy H. Puar Joan J. Khoo, Li W. Cho, Ying Xu, Yuan T. Chen, Adeline M. Chuo, Cheng B. Poh, Jen M. Ng. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society Vol 60: No 8,1393-1602 August 2012.
  • Consultations in Geriatric Psychiatry, Chapter 7: Delirium.  Chan HN, Choo C, Chuo A, Goh SN, Koh HJ, Loh C, Ng LL, Ong PS, Peh LH, Tan LJ, Tay WK, Yap HL, Yeo D. Hope Story Publisher, 2007.
  • "Thyroid Dysfunction in Elderly Patients."  AML Chuo, JKH Lim. Annals Academy of Med Singapore 2003; 32; 96-100.
  • "Urinary incontinence after traumatic brain injury: incidence, outcomes and correlates."  K Chua, A Chuo, KH Kong. Brain Injury 2003; Vol 17. No. 6, 469-478.
  • "Incidence and Outcome of Orthostatic Hypotension in Stroke Patients Undergoing Rehabilitation."  Keng He Kong, Adeline ML Chuo. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2003: Vol 84: 559-62.
  • "Stroke Audit."  RYT Chen, JKH Lim, AML Chuo. The Med Journal of Malaysia 2003: Vol 58: 330-5.

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