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Clin Asst Prof Lai Shieh Mei

Clin Asst Prof Lai Shieh Mei


Senior Consultant

Changi General Hospital

Specialty: Emergency Medicine

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Emergency Medicine Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital


​Dr Lai Shieh Mei is a Senior Consultant with the Department of Emergency Medicine at Changi General Hospital (CGH). She received her medical education from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and completed specialist training in emergency medicine in 2008. Dr Lai's interests are in emergency cardiac care and critical care.


  • ​Specialist accreditation in Emergency Medicine - Singapore
  • MRCS A&E - Edinburgh
  • MBBS - National University of Singapore

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Clinical Assistant Professor - Duke-NUS
  • Clinical Senior Lecturer - Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Physician Faculty - Emergency Medicine Residency Program
  • ​Member - FAMS


  • ​EHA Caring Awards 2014 (Gold)
  • CGH Quality Forum Silver Award for Quality Improvement project
  • Singapore Health Quality Service Award 2010 (Silver)

Research Interests


  • ​Ong MEH, Wong ASL, Seet CM, Teo SG, Lim BL, Ong PJL, Lai SM, Ong SH, Lee FCY, Chan KP, Anantharaman V, Chua TSJ, Pek PP, Li HH. Nationwide improvement of door-to-balloon times in patients with acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction requiring primary percutaneous coronary intervention with out-of-hospital 12-lead ECG recording and transmission. Annals of Emergency Medicine 2013 Mar; 61(3) : 339-47.
  • Lai SM, Tee AKH. Outpatient treatment of primary spontaneous pneumothorax using a small-bore chest drain with a Heimlich valve : the experience of a Singapore emergency department. European Journal of Emergency Medicine 2012 Dec; 19(6) : 400-4.  doi : 10.1097/MEJ.0b013e32834ec794
  • Goh SH, Tiah L, Lai SM. When the stork arrives unannounced – seven years of emergency deliveries in a non-obstetric general hospital. Annals of the Academy of Medicine Singapore August 2005; 34(7) : 432-6.

Research Trials