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Dr Wong Shiu Hong (Joshua Wong)

Dr Wong Shiu Hong (Joshua Wong)

​MBBS (NUS), MPH (OM), DWD (All hazards + CAW), FAMS

Head & Consultant

Clinical Appointments

  • Head & Consultant Occupational Medicine Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital


​Dr Joshua Wong is a Head and Consultant in the Occupational Medicine Service in Sengkang General Hospital (SKH). He completed his specialist training in Occupational Medicine in 2015 and helmed a division in the Ministry of Home Affairs looking after medical policies and service provision for law enforcement officers before joining SKH in 2022 as an Occupational Medicine consultant. His day to day work revolves around ensuring employees are fit for work, managing injured employees who require temporary job modifications as part of their recovery process and championing workplace health promotion initiatives. He also dedicates his time to educate the next generation of doctors and was recently appointed a Core Faculty Member of the National Preventive Medicine Residency Programme in 2023. 


  • ​MBBS – National University of Singapore
  • MPH (OM) - Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore
  • DWD (All hazards)
  • FAMS (Occupational Medicine)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • ​Core Faculty, Preventive Medicine Residency Programme, National University Hospital Systems (2023-Current)
  • Treasurer, College of Public Health and Occupational Physician, Academy of Medicine Singapore (2023-Current)
  • Council Member, College of Public Health and Occupational Physician, Academy of Medicine Singapore (2021-Current)
  • Workgroup Member, Workplace Safety and Health Guidelines Managing Heat Stress in the Workplace, WSH Council (Participation to promote best practices and develop new guidance on the prevention of heat injuries) (2019-2020)
  • Occupational Medicine Specialist, Military Medicine Institute, Singapore Armed Forces, Singapore (2017-Current)
  • Medical Board Chairman, Home Team Medical Board, Ministry of Home Affairs, Singapore (2017-Current)


Research Interests

Publications and Research Trials

  • ​Public Health & Occupational Medicine Conference 2012 – “Analysis of Needle Stick Injuries in Tan Tock Seng Hospital among Healthcare Staff 2010-2011” Oral presentation (Resident Category)
  • Public Health & Occupational Medicine Conference 2013 – “Review of Back Injuries notified to Ministry of Manpower from 2011 to 2012.” Oral presentation (Resident Category)
  • Middle East Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare 2014 Conference – Poster presentation: “Root Cause Analysis of Sharps Injuries sustained by nurses in a Tertiary Hospital” 
  • SH Wong, KY Choy. A Review of Back Injury Cases Notified to the Ministry of Manpower from 2011 to 2012. Ann Acad Med Singapore 2015;44:244-251
  • Creating a Healthy Workplace – A Total Workplace Safety and Health Project in Facility Management. CH Chew, KH Tan, NLWagner, SH Wong, Vivian Ng, KW Leong. WSHC Conference 2016 (Poster presentation)
  • “Optimizing Deployment of Partial Colour-Blind Full Time National Servicemen in Singapore Police Force.” Ang J, SH Wong, Public Health Occupational Medicine Conference 2018 (Poster presentation)
  • “Assessment Of Actual Vo2 Max Score With Sub-Maximal Physical Fitness Test”. Singh J, SH Wong, Public Health Occupational Medicine Conference 2019 (Poster presentation)


Reviewer, International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health. Since 2018

Research Trials

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