Director, National Public Health & Epidemiology Unit
MBBS, MMed (Public Health), FAMS, Dip (Family Med), Dip (OM)
Communicable Disease Epidemiology, Disease Registries, Health Informatics
Adjunct Associate Professor Matthias Toh graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1997 and later obtained MMed (Public Health) in 2004. Dr Toh practiced community and family medicine at Ang Mo Kio Polyclinic. He has special interest in disease prevention and control, health promotion and primary care.
He served as a Consultant Public Health Physician with the National Healthcare Group (NHG) in Singapore and was the clinical champion who led the design and building of the first operational Chronic Disease Registry (CDMS) in the NHG and Singapore.
He joined NCID in 2019. At the NPHEU, he oversees the national registry for HIV and coordinates public health operations for contact tracing. He also leads the epidemiology team to provide insights on the global and local situation for communicable diseases.
He is appointed as an Adjunct Associate Professor with the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health (NUHS) and Clinical Core Faculty Member for National Preventive Medicine Residency Program. In addition, he provides consultancy to MOH as part of the Epidemiology Team.