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Dr Chiew Yi Rong

Dr Chiew Yi Rong

​MD, MRCP (UK), MMed (Int.Med)

Associate Consultant

Specialty: Neurology

Sub-specialties: General Neurology

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
General Neurology .

Clinical Appointments

  • Associate Consultant Department of Neurology National Neuroscience InstituteNational Neuroscience Institute


​Dr Chiew Yi Rong is Associate Consultant, Department of Neurology at the National Neuroscience Institute (TTSH Campus). He joined the National Healthcare Group (NHG) Internal Medicine Residency and subsequently completed his Senior Residency in Neurology in 2021.


  • Master of Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2018
  • MRCP (UK), 2018
  • MD (UKM), 2013

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Associate Consultant, Department of Neurology, National Neuroscience Institute (TTSH Campus)
  • Clinical Instructor, Duke-NUS
  • Member, American Academy of Neurology
  • Collegiate Member, Royal College of Physicians United Kingdom


  • ​NHG Teaching Excellence Award 2017

Research Interests


  • Chiew YR, HHM Rebecca. Acute Painless Spontaneous Common Carotid Artery Dissection related to Newly diagnosed HIV infection. QJM: An International Journal of Medicine. 2022; hcac183.
  • Chiew YR, Ng KP. IVIG treatment in non-paraneoplastic Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome with elevated voltage-gated calcium channels antibodies and subacute cerebellar ataxia. Neurology Asia. 2022; 27;493-495.
  • Chiew YR, Ng GJ, Kong YY, Tan YJ. Orbital Apex Syndrome secondary to herpes zoster ophthalmicus: Clinical features and outcomes. Case report and systematic review. J Clin Neurosci. 2022 May; 99:367-372. doi:10.1016/j.jocn.2022.03.036.
  • Chiew YR, Seet YHC. An Unusual Case of Stroke as the Initial Manifestation of Early Takayasu Arteritis with Normal Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR): Diagnosis and Treatment. Am J Case Rep 2022; 23:3936321. doi: 10.12659/AJCR.936321.
  • Chiew YR, Pawa C, Singh DR. Optic Neuropathy from asymptomatic sphenoid sinus aspergilloma. Practical Neurology 2022;22:231-232. doi: 10.1136/practneurol-2021-003243.
  • Ng GJ, Chiew YR, Kong YY, Koh SMJ. Neuralgic amyotrophy in COVID-19 infection and after vaccination. Annals Acad Med. 2022. 51;6,376-377.
  • Ng GJ, Chiew YR. Nitrous oxide and cervical myelopathy. Annals Acad Med. 2022. 51;5,321-323.

Research Trials