Clinical Director, National Centre for Infectious Diseases
Head, Infectious Disease Research Laboratory
MBBS, MRCP, D (ABIM) (Infectious Diseases)
Infectious Diseases, Antimicrobial Resistance, Bone and Joint infections, Diagnostic Microbiology
Adjunct Assistant Professor Dr Shawn Vasoo is Clinical Director at the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) in Singapore and Senior Consultant in the Department of Infectious Diseases at Tan Tock Seng Hospital. He graduated from the National University of Singapore in 2001, and completed an Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases Fellowship at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, followed by subsequent fellowships in Clinical Microbiology and Orthopedic Infectious Diseases at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
Returning to Singapore in 2014, Adj Asst Prof Vasoo leads the Infectious Diseases Research Laboratory at NCID, besides caring for in and out-patients on the Infectious Diseases Service, and also is a educator with the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University, and the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore. He serves on several editorial boards including the Singapore Medical Journal, BMC Infectious Diseases, the Journal of Bone and Joint Infection and the Journal of Clinical Microbiology. He has an interest in rapid diagnostics, Gram negative resistance, bone and joint infections and outbreak preparedness.