The Endocrinology Service at Sengkang General Hospital offers comprehensive care across the full spectrum of diabetes mellitus and endocrine disorders, including thyroid, pituitary, adrenal, gonadal, calcium, bone, metabolic disorders, as well as obesity-related disorders. Our endocrinology centre covers both inpatient and outpatient care.
The endocrine system plays a major role in many diverse body functions. Patients often suffer from several disorders, some resulting in severe complications. Endocrine problems, including diabetes, thyroid disorders and adrenal disease, affect the lives of millions of Singaporeans. At SKH, our multidisciplinary team of endocrinologists, nurse educators and other allied healthcare personnel including dieticians and physical therapists work togetherto develop a treatment plan that is customised to the individual patient.
The endocrinology clinic at Sengkang General Hospital provides care for the following conditions:
Diabetes can be classified into three different types, namely:
For an appointment with one our endocrine, diabetes or metabolic disorder specialists, please contact us at 6930 6000.
To find a doctor who specialises in a particular endocrine-related condition, use our searchable Find a Doctor resource to locate the doctor's name, specialties. We recommend you first ask your current physician at the GP or Polyclinic for a referral to the SKH doctor you wish to see. Your GP may also recommend a specialist.
Common symptoms of diabetes include excessive thirst or hunger, fatigue, frequent urination, nausea and vomiting, unexplained weight loss or gain and in some cases - vision changes.
An endocrinologist is a medical specialist who is trained to deal with conditions caused by hormone issues - such as diabetes, obesity and thyroid conditions. You will need a referral from your GP or doctor to see an endocrinologist.
SKH employs a medication and patient safety programme that seeks to ensure zero harm in the delivery of patient care and treatment. Our care processes are holistically designed and are continuously reviewed for improvement. We also monitor our patient safety indicators and are constantly looking for new and better ways to deliver medical care in a way that is comprehensive, safe and seamless. Additionally, our clinical review team routinely reviews clinical documentation and issues related to patient safety. This translates into optimal care for our patients.
SKH offers the strength of a multidisciplinary team to help patients meet the challenges of endocrine conditions using a combination of lifestyle interventions and pharmaceutical methods.
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