Melody Long Huiyi
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Dr Melody Long

Dr Long Huiyi Melody

MBBS, MMed Anaes (Spore)


KK Women's and Children's Hospital

Specialty: Paediatric Anaesthesia

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Paediatric Anaesthesia KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital


Dr Melody Long is a Consultant at the KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH). She graduated from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) in 2012 and attained her Masters of Medicine (MMed) in Anaesthesiology in 2016. Prior to her appointment at the KKH, she was an associate consultant at the National University Health System where she was involved in the care of both paediatric and adult patients.

Melody is interested in improving the perioperative experience for children coming for surgery; and has experience in managing quality improvement projects. In her capacity as Patient Experience Officer in NUH and member of the Quality Improvement workgroup in KKH, she has worked on ERAS projects in both the adult and paediatric population. She pioneered the efforts to reduce perioperative anxiety amongst children coming for elective surgery in NUH; and received a Merit Award for that project. She is also a keen educator: organising exam preparation and tutorials for the Anaesthesia residents, and equipping the nurses in both knowledge and hands-on practice for critical care and perioperative medicine. Beyond her clinical duties, she participates in overseas humanitarian missions, and volunteers at not-for-profit clinics. Most recently, she was part of the mobile medical outreach teams to the dormitory during the COVID-19 pandemic, looking after the healthcare needs of the migrant workers.


  • MMed Anaes (Singapore) 2016
  • MBBS National University Of Singapore 2012

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Adjunct Instructor, Duke-NUS 2020 - Present
  • Consultant, Department of Paediatric Anaesthesia, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital 2021 - Present
  • Member, Value Driven Care (Hernia), KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital 2020 - Present
  • Patient Safety Enabler, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital 2020 - Present


  • SingHealth Quality Service Award 2020

Research Interests


  • Novel Use of Superficial Cervical Plexus Nerve Block and PECS I Block in Paediatric Patients for Vagal Nerve Stimulator Implant Surgery – A Case Series. Melody Long, Tracy YS Tan. Global Journal Of Anesthesia & Pain Medicine. Vol. 2(4), Pg 182-184, January 2020
  • Inadvertent insertion of central venous catheter into a Blalock-Taussig shunt--a rare complication. Long Melody, P S Goh, L K Ti. Paediatric Anaesthesia 26, No. 3, Pg 322-324, 2016

Research Trials

  • EEG monitoring under anaesthesia in children: Towards personalized anaesthesia care. 2020