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Dr John Loh Ming Ren

Dr Loh John

MBBS, MRCS (Ireland), MMED (ORL)

Associate Consultant

Changi General Hospital

Specialty: Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)

Sub-specialties: Otorhinolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Acute and Chronic Sinusitis, Allergic Rhinitis, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Radiofrequency Ablation of Inferior Turbinates, Septoplasty (Surgery for Correction of Deviated Nose), Sleep Disorder Breathing.

Clinical Appointments

  • Associate Consultant Otorhinolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital
  • Associate Consultant Sleep Medicine, Surgery & Science Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Adjunct Research Fellow, Duke-NUS Medical School

Profile

Dr John Loh is an Associate Consultant with the Department of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery and the Department of Sleep Medicine, Surgery and Sciences at Changi General Hospital (CGH).

He obtained his medical degree from National University of Singapore (NUS) Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine in 2013. He was appointed as a member of the Royal College of Surgeons (Ireland) in 2015 and subsequently started his Residency training in 2016, where he served as both the national ENT (Ear, Nose, Throat) chief resident and SingHealth ENT Chief resident from 2019 to 2020. He completed his Masters of Medicine (Otolaryngology) in 2018, and completed his specialist training in 2021.

Dr Loh’s subspecialty interests are in sleep disordered breathing, snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea. He also sees patients with all general ear, nose, throat and head & neck issues.

Education

  • SingHealth Residency (Otorhinolaryngology) 2017 to 2021
  • MMed (Otolaryngology) National University of Singapore 2018
  • Singapore Hyperbaric and Underwater Medicine Course 2016
  • MRCS (Ireland) 2015
  • MBBS, National University of Singapore, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine 2013
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 2 2013
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 1 2011

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Member, CGH Tracheostomy Care Team 2022 - Present
  • Member, Department Mortality & Morbidity Committee for Otorhinolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery 2022 – Present
  • Clinical Physician Faculty Member, SingHealth Otolaryngology Residency Programme 2021 - Present
  • Adjunct Research Fellow, Duke-NUS Medical School 2020 - Present
  • Chief Resident, SingHealth Otorhinolaryngology Programme 2019 – 2020
  • Chief Resident, National Otorhinolaryngology Programme 2019 –2020
  • Co-chairman, Communications Sub-Committee, SingHealth Resident's Committee 2016 – 2017

Awards

  • Changi General Hospital Target Zero Harm, Patient Safety Good Catch Award 2020
  • SingHealth Residency Outstanding Resident Award 2020/2021
  • SingHealth Residency Outstanding Resident Award 2018/2019
  • SingHealth Residency Outstanding Resident Award 2016/2017
  • SingHealth Residency Resident's Committee Appreciation Award 2016/2017
  • NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Junior Doctor Teaching Award 2014/2015

Research Interests

Publications

  • Lee J, Loh J, Lee TS. Double thumb sign in a case of epiglottitis. Radiol Case Rep. 2021 May 9;16(7):1810-1814. doi: 10.1016/j.radcr.2021.04.007. PMID: 34025892; PMCID: PMC8122359.
  • John Loh, Toh ST. Rethinking Neck Circumference in  STOP-BANG for Asian OSA. Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare. 2018 :1-5
  • Loh JM, Shafi H. Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease presenting after consumption of 'Miracle Mineral Solution' (sodium chlorite). BMJ Case Rep. 2014 Nov 24;2014:bcr2014205832. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2014-205832. PMID: 25422331; PMCID: PMC4244351.

Research Trials