Paediatric Rheumatology

What is a Paediatric Rheumatologist?

A Paediatric Rheumatologist is a specialist who cares for children and adolescents with a range of conditions, from mechanical joint or muscle pains to complex autoimmune and multi-system inflammatory disorders.  Having trained in Paediatric Rheumatology in Singapore and London, United Kingdom, Dr. Ooi has vast experience in this field. She strives to provide comprehensive diagnosis and holistic care to help children with rheumatological conditions achieve their full potential. Dr. Ooi has also published several rheumatology research in peer-reviewed journals and medical conferences about myositis, JIA, JIA-related uveitis and chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis.

What conditions does, Dr. Ooi,
a Paediatric Rheumatologist treat?
  • Chronic joint, muscle and bone pains

    • Benign Joint Hypermobility Syndrome (BJHS)

    • Chronic pain, amplified musculoskeletal pain syndrome (AMPS), chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia

  • Arthritis (inflammation of the joints)

    • Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA)

    • Transient synovitis

  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)

  • Juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM) and polymyositis

  • Chronic non-bacterial osteomyelitis (CNO), chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis (CRMO)

  • Prolonged or recurrent fevers, including periodic fever and autoinflammatory syndromes, such as Kikuchi’s disease, PFAPA, Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF), etc.

  • Vasculitis such as:

    • Kawasaki’s disease – find out more about Kawasaki disease [link to Kawasaki disease page]

    • Henoch Schönlein Purpura (HSP)

    • Polyarteritis nodosa

    • Takayasu's arteritis

  • Inflammatory disorders of the skin such as Morphea and scleroderma

  • Co-management of autoimmune disorders of the eye (uveitis, orbital inflammatory syndrome), brain (CNS vasculitis), intestines, kidneys and skin.

  • Biologic therapy and joint injections

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To schedule an appointment with Dr. Ooi, please call:

 62555239 (ICAC Mount Alvernia) or

 64711077 (ICAC Gleneagles).

 

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