Lit Sin Quek



Dr Quek obtained his Membership to the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh for Accident and Emergency and Master of Medicine Emergency Medicine in 2001. He is also a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore.

Dr Quek heads the Emergency Medicine Department, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital Singapore – a member of the National University Health System.

With a keen interest in the field of Operational and Disaster Medicine, Dr Quek completed a Disaster Medicine Fellowship in The Ronald Reagan Institute of Emergency Medicine at The George Washington University Medical Center which is renowned for their initiatives related to Injury Prevention and Control, the medical aspects of disaster planning, preparedness and response, and the enhancement of emergency medical services throughout the world. He was also attached to the George Washington University Center for Emergency Preparedness during his fellowship training which enhanced his experience in the field of disaster preparedness.

His other interests include Mass Gathering and Event Medicine. Dr Quek was involved in the medical relief mission to the hurricane disasters that struck the Gulf Coast of United States in 2005 and had first-hand experience in responding to a major disaster in a developed country.

At an international level, Dr Quek participated in the development of Emergency medical systems and disaster response in Turkey, in association with the Turkish Ministry of Health, Emergency Medicine Association of Turkey, Turkish National Society of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, Turkish Society of Emergency and Ambulance Physicians, in a project spearheaded by the International Emergency Medicine committee at George Washington University Hospital.

Dr Quek has been General Secretary to the International Eurasian Congress on Emergency Medicine since 2008. He was a member of the National Disaster Workgroup of Ministry of Health (MOH) Singapore. He has also contributed to book chapters in “Guide to Essentials in Emergency Medicine” by McGraw Hill which is sold internationally.

He was appointed Assistant Chief Medical Officer at the 2008 inaugural Formula 1 Grand Prix night race in Singapore where he was in charge of the Spectator Medical Plans for the 100,000 spectators of the event. The plans are still in effect till today for the yearly night race in September in Singapore.

He is involved in undergraduate teaching as a clinical lecturer with the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore.