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Dr Orlanda Goh Qi Mei

Dr Orlanda Goh Qi Mei

​MBBS, MRCP (UK), M Med (Internal Medicine), MPH (Johns Hopkins)

Associate Consultant

Clinical Appointments

  • Associate Consultant Internal Medicine Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Core Faculty, Singhealth PGY 1 Residency
  • Clinical Instructor, Duke-NUS Medical School


​Dr Orlanda Goh is an Associate Consultant at the Department of Internal Medicine at Singapore General Hospital with a special interest in obesity medicine. She completed her Advanced Internal Medicine training in Singapore and has regional experience in the practice of global health.

Dr Goh graduated from the National University of Singapore. She has completed a Masters in Public Health with a focus on program evaluation, health financing and global health at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. Her areas of research interest include implementation and evaluation of novel models of care, health financing and healthcare utilisation, population health, and the health of migrant workers. 


Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • ​Programme Lead, Health Services Research Interest Programme, Medicine ACP
  • Steering Committee Member, SingHealth Duke-NUS Global Health Institute Global Health Introductory Programme for Singhealth Residents


  • ​Medicine ACP Team Education Award 2021
  • Changi General Hospital Improvement Festival Pilot Silver Award — 2021
  • Johns Hopkins School of Public Health Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health — 2020
  • Singapore Heath Quality Service Merit Award — 2015
  • Residency in Singhealth Quality Improvement Project Award, Singapore Health Services — 2015
  • Service with a Heart Award, Singapore General Hospital — 2012

Research Interests

  • ​Programme and economic evaluation
  • Health financing and health policy 
  • Obesity and other chronic diseases
  • Aging and frailty 
  • Health disparities
  • Patent reported outcomes
  • Medication safety and adherence
  • Health financing and outcomes of migrant and refugee populations

Publications and Research Trials

  1. COVID-19 unmasking the prevalence of chronic diseases in dormitory dwelling migrant workers in Singapore and opportunities for improved care. M Mattar, J Kan, Goh O et al. BMJ Open 2022;
  2. A rare case of community acquired Elizabethkingia anopheles meningitis in an immunocompetent patient. Koh P, A Vaswani, Goh O et al. Singapore Medical Journal 2022; 10.11622/smedj.2022035
  3. Separation - a letter to my child. Goh O. The Lancet Respiratory Medicine 2021; 
  4. Persons living with HIV treated with acute HIV infection report good health related quality of life in Thailand. Goh O et al. AIDS Care 2021; 
  5. Towards health market systems change for migrant workers based on the COVID-19 experience in Singapore. Goh O et al. BMJ Global Health 2020;5:e003054. 
  6. Incidence of chronic wounds in Singapore, a multiethnic Asian country, between 2000 and 2017: a retrospective cohort study using a nationwide claims database. Goh O et al. BMJ Open 2020;10:e039411. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-039411
  7. Acute hepatitis C infection increases rate of dolutegravir discontinuation in Thais treated in acute HIV infection. Goh O, Colby D, et al. Journal of the International AIDS Society J Int AIDS Soc. 2019; 22( 7):e25324. 
  8. Chan P, Goh O, et al. Neuropsychiatric outcomes before and after switching to dolutegravir-based therapy in an acute HIV cohort. AIDS research and therapy. 2020;17(1):1. Epub 2020/01/08. doi: 10.1186/s12981-019-0257-8 
  9. Why Does One Patient See So Many Doctors? Goh O. The Straits Times, 2017 Oct 27.
  10. Accepting Indifference in the Face of Death. Goh O. The Straits Times, 2016 June 26. 
  11. Resident Research — why some do and others don’t. Chan JY, Narasimhalu K, Goh O, et al. Singapore 
  12. Med J. 2016 Mar 15; doi: 10.11622/smedj.2016059
  13. The quest to prevent stroke in atrial fibrillation: fighting the fluttering heart in Singapore. Goh O, et al. Neurology. 2014 Jun 3;82(22):2034-6.
  14. Carotid stenosis: a risk factor for cerebral white-matter disease. Kandiah N, Goh O, et al. J Stroke 
  15. Cerebrovasc Dis. 2014 Jan;23(1);136-9.
  16. Lost in Translation. Goh O. Neurology April 24, 2012 vol. 78 no. 17

Research Trials

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