+606 – 315 8930 / +606 – 315 8931

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1st Floor, Emergency Department

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+606 – 315 8930 / 8931

Dr. Kok Siew Yean 郭秀艳医生

Emergency Medicine


Dr Kok obtained Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from International Medical University (IMU) in 2006. She then obtained her specialist degree – Master of Emergency Medicine from University Malaya (UM) in 2017.

What is the role of a Consultant Emergency Physician?

A Consultant Emergency Physician plays a crucial role in the emergency department, where they are responsible for diagnosing and treating patients with acute medical conditions, injuries, and emergencies. They provide rapid assessment, stabilization, and management of patients, ensuring they receive the appropriate care and interventions. Additionally, they often supervise and coordinate the work of other healthcare professionals in the emergency department to ensure efficient and high-quality patient care.

When do you need to see a Consultant Emergency Physician?

If you are experiencing any of the following issues, seeking advice from an Emergency Physician is essential:

  1. Severe chest pain or shortness of breath, which could indicate a heart attack or respiratory distress.
  2. Severe trauma, such as car accidents or falls resulting in injuries like fractures, head injuries, or severe bleeding.
  3. If you have a sudden and severe headache, loss of consciousness, or symptoms of a stroke like slurred speech or weakness on one side of the body.
  4. Severe abdominal pain or uncontrolled vomiting, which may indicate serious gastrointestinal issues.
  5. If you have a high fever, difficulty breathing, or confusion, as these could be signs of a severe infection or sepsis.
  6. In situations where there’s a risk of poisoning or exposure to harmful chemicals.
  7. For any uncontrolled bleeding, allergic reactions, or severe allergic symptoms like swelling of the throat or difficulty breathing.
  8. Severe mental health crises, suicidal thoughts, or self-harm tendencies that require immediate intervention.
  9. If you or someone you’re with is in an emergency situation and requires rapid medical evaluation and treatment.