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Dr G Krishnan Sandhya

Dr G Krishnan Sandhya

MBBS, MMed (Paeds), MRCPCH

Associate Consultant

Specialty: Neonatology

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
General Paediatric Conditions, Neonatology.

Clinical Appointments

  • Associate Consultant Neonatology KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital


Dr Sandhya is an Associate Consultant in the Department of Neonatology at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore. She received her medical degree from Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore in 2012. She obtained her Masters of Medicine (Paediatrics) from National University of Singapore in 2016 and has been admitted as a member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) in United Kingdom. She completed her Paediatrics residency in 2023. Her interests in research include neonatal neurology and in improving neurodevelopmental outcomes in preterm and term neonates. She continues her interests in the teaching of junior trainees and is also actively engaged in Quality-Improvement projects to reduce the failure rates of difficult intravenous cannulations in the general paediatric wards at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital.


  • MRCPCH (UK), 2023
  • Master of Medicine (Paediatrics) (National University of Singapore), 2016
  • MBBS (National University of Singapore), 2012

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Associate Consultant, Department of Neonatology, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital
  • Member, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
  • Member, Singapore Medical Association


  • Merit Winner (Junior Category) – Paediatrics ACP and Quality Practice Improvement & Innovation Day 2023 
  • Nestle Nutrition Institute Silver Medal and Prize, Master of Medicine (Paediatrics), 2016

Research Interests

Publications and Research Trials

  • Oximetry-detected pulsus paradoxus predicts for severity in paediatric asthma. SG Krishnan, HC Wong, S Ganapathy, G YK Ong. Arch Dis Child. Jun 2020;105(6): 533-538.
  • A case of cutaneous penicilliosis in a child with acute myeloid leukaemia. Krishnan SG, Sim Tee NW, Tan AL, Tan AM, Aan Koh MJ, Chong CY, et al. JMM Case Reports. Aug 2015; 2(5); p.e000098.
  • Tracheal Buckling: A Bizarre But Normal Finding in Chest Radiograph of a Sick Preterm Infant. Krishnan SG, Gomez JM, Rajadurai VS, Chandran, S. Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth. Sep–Oct 2018 11(5): p 427-429

Research Trials