A paediatrician specialising in allergies

Dr Soh Jian Yi is also a clinical researcher, with a focus on food allergy and immuno- therapy.
Dr Soh Jian Yi is also a clinical researcher, with a focus on food allergy and immuno- therapy.

Dr Soh Jian Yi, 35, graduated from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, with a medical degree in 2004.

He completed his Master of Medicine and became a member of Britain's Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health in 2010.

He completed his sub-speciality training in allergy and immunology at the National University Hospital and is a member of the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology.

He is a paediatrician who specialises in allergies and his clinical expertise spans the common atopic (with genetic disposition) disorders, including asthma, allergic rhinitis and eczema; and the diagnosis and management of food and drug allergies.

These include skin and blood tests as well as challenges for the purpose of ascertaining the presence of allergies.

He is also proficient in immunotherapy, including dust mite immunotherapy for children with allergic rhinitis, and immunotherapy for children with peanut allergy.

He is an active clinical researcher, with a focus on food allergy and immunotherapy.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 04, 2015, with the headline 'A paediatrician specialising in allergies'. Print Edition | Subscribe