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Adj Assoc Prof Fam Johnson

Adj Assoc Prof Fam Johnson

​MBBS, MMed (Psych), MRes, PhD

Head & Senior Consultant

Singapore General Hospital

Specialty: Psychiatry

Sub-specialties: Neurostimulation, Bipolar and Major Depressive Disorders, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Anxiety Disorders , Depression , Major Depressive Disorder , Mood Disorders , Psychosis .

Clinical Appointments

  • Head & Senior Consultant Psychiatry Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore


​Dr Fam is a psychiatrist with clinical and research interests in affective disorders, cognitive disorders, psychopharmacology, neuroimaging and neurostimulation. He obtained his undergraduate medical and postgraduate psychiatry degrees from the National University of Singapore. He further pursued his research masters in neuroimaging and doctor of philosophy in pharmacology at Imperial College London. Dr Fam underwent advanced clinical training in therapeutic neuromodulation at Duke University Hospital and the Medical University of South Carolina, USA. At National University Hospital, he ran subspecialty clinics for mood disorders and was the founding director of the Brain Stimulation Service (providing transcranial magnetic stimulation, transcranial direct current stimulation and electroconvulsive therapy). He also served as Chair of the Section of Neurostimulation, College of Psychiatrists, Academy of Medicine Singapore.


  • ​MBBS 
  • MMed (Psychiatry)
  • MRes
  • PhD

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Chair, Section of Neurostimulation, College of Psychiatrists, Academy of Medicine Singapore
  • Academic Board Member, Mind-Science Centre, National University of Singapore
  • Examiner, Royal College of Psychiatrists, United Kingdom


Research Interests


Research Trials