Dr Don V H Lau

MBBS (Monash), B Med Sc (Hons) (Monash), Dip Pract Dermatology (Wales, UK)

Chairperson, Association of Medical Doctors of Asia – Singapore Chapter

Dr Lau graduated from Monash University in 1995. He is a General Practice Family Physician who has an interest in Dermatology and went on to attain a Post-graduate Diploma in Practical Dermatology from Cardiff University in Wales, UK in 2005. He is particularly focused in the field of dermatology, including skin tumours, allergies and other skin conditions. In the past, he has worked in major medical groups in Singapore, like Parkway Medical. He was instrumental in building the integrated medical practice with Resident GPs and in-house, as well as visiting Specialists. He was a founding partner in Healthsense Specialist Clinic and Supersight Lasik Clinic, Founder and Medical Director of Nihon Premium Clinic as well as owning a neighbourhood Family practice in Tiong Bahru.

Dr Lau is the Chairperson of the Association of Medical Doctors of Asia – Singapore Chapter. He has participated in medical missions to various countries (including Nepal, Mongolia and Japan) under the auspices of AMDA International, an NGO headquartered in Okayama, Japan. AMDA, founded in 1984 has carried out more than 200 missions in 65 countries over the last 38 years. Part of our profits was dedicated to AMDA's worldwide Emergency Disaster Aid Relief missions, Social Development projects and Vaccination programmes. AMDA holds General Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC) since 1995.

Dr Lau was an advisor to the National University Hospital GP CME Committee in 2003 & 2004. Dr Lau became a Associate member of the Singapore Dermatology Society in 2005 and is a member of the International Dermoscopy Society. He has been serving the local and expatriate community for the last 25 years. He is actively training doctors as well as mentoring 4th year medical students from the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.

Dr Lau strongly believes in holistic, preventative medicine and optimizing health outcomes with nutrition, exercise and positive lifestyle changes.

Special Interests

  • General Family Medicine
  • Dermatology including Allergies / Dermoscopy
  • General Paediatrics
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Ophthalmology
  • Respiratory Medicine
  • Executive Health Screening
  • Travel Health
  • Nutrition and Preventative Medicine
  • Ultrasound Screening (for GPs)
  • Minor Surgical Procedures

Languages : English, Mandarin, Chinese Dialects

Studied : Australia & UK


Learn about the Diagnosis, Treatment and/or Removal of the following skin problems:


Health Assessment & Screening Packages


Sinopharm COVID-19 & Latest Influenza Vaccines (Protects against Flu and H1N1 Viruses) / PCR COVID Testing / Serology Tests for Travellers & Serology Testing to Certify Vaccination status. Make your Appointment at Tel: 6694 1661


Minor Surgical Procedures are carried out in our dedicated Treatment rooms:

  • Incision & Drainage
  • Toilet & Suture
  • Management of Injuries
  • Excision of Skin Lesions / small Skin tumours / Lipomas
  • Excision of Cysts (Sebaceous / Ear lobe / Meibomian)
  • Nail Surgery (Biopsy / Infection / Trauma / Nail bed)
  • Removal of Splinters under nails
  • Stitching of Cuts & Lacerations
  • Removal of Skin sutures / Skin tags / Various foreign bodies / Corneal foreign body
  • Release of Subungual Haematoma
  • Injection for Supraspinatus or Bicipital Tendonitis / Epicondylitis / Trigger finger / Plantar Fasciitis
  • Tendon Sheath Injection
  • Olecranon & Pre-patellar Bursitis
  • Skin Laser Treatments
  • ElectroCautery Surgery / Cauterization
  • Treatment of Plantar Warts / Calluses / Corns / Ganglions
  • Application of Wound bandage
  • Wound Closure by DermaBond
  • Punch Biopsy
  • Liquid Nitrogen Therapy
  • Ear syringing / Embedded earring stud

Eye - Treatment of Stye / Chalazion / Hordeolum

Treatment of Nail Infections & other conditions -

  • Release of Subungual Haematoma (Bruise under the nail)
  • Treatment of Ingrown Nail
  • Treatment - Paronychia / Nail Infection
  • Nail Surgery (Biopsy / Trauma / Nail Avulsion)

Minor Surgical Procedures

Incision & Drainage

- Management of Injuries

Toilet & Suture

- Stitching of Cuts & Lacerations


Wound Closure by DermaBond

- Application of Wound bandage

ElectroCautery Surgery

- Cauterization of wounds


Excision of Skin Lesions/Tumour

- Punch Biopsy / Skin Laser Treatment

Treatment of Stye/Chalazion/Hordeolum

Seek Early treatment to avoid necessity of minor surgery later.


Treatment of Nail Infections & other conditions

Release of Subungual Haematoma

- Treatment of Bruise under the Toenail

Treatment of Ingrown Nail

Treatment - Paronychia /Nail Infection

Paronychia is an infection in the tissues surrounding a fingernail or toenail. In most instances, the finger is infected by Staphylococcus aureus, a common staph bacterium, or by the fungus candida. Infections may progress to full-blown, painful abscesses.

Nail Surgery

- Nail Avulsion / Biopsy / Trauma


Dermatology / Skin Health Clinic

Skin Problems (Eczema, Acne, Rash, Boils, Dermatitis, Pigmented or Dry Skin, Mole/Skin Tag/Wart Removal/Water Warts treatment, Urticaria, Corns & Calluses treatment, Insect Bites & Stings)

Dermoscopy

Non-invasive Detection of Skin Cancer, scabies & pubic lice. Skin Cancer Prevention, Melanomas, Detect Skin Cancer with Dermoscope. Can also be used in diagnosis & treatment of warts & Dermoscopy of hair and scalp is called trichoscopy.

Allergies Test & Management

- Comprehensive Allergies Test for up to 101 allergens

  • Food Allergy eg Seafood, Nuts, Eggs, Fish, Meat, Fruits, Seeds or Vegetables
  • Dust/Mold Allergy
  • Insect Sting Allergy
  • Pet/Cockroach Allergy
  • Eye or Skin Allergy
  • Sinus Infection/Allergic Rhinitis
  • Drug/Latex Allergy

Eye Care Clinic / Ophthalmology

Removal of Foreign body in the eye

Treatment of Chalazion / Stye


Pain Relief Management & Treatment, Vaccinations, Health Screening, COVID & Allergy Testing, Dermatology Treatments, Minor Surgical Procedures


Up to $400 per Medisave Account per year can be used for Vaccinations under the National Adult & Childhood Immunisation Schedule - Influenza, Pneumococcal (PCV13/PPSV), Human Papillomavirus (HPV2/HPV4), Hepatitis B, Tetanus, Diphtheria & Pertussis (Tdap), Measles, Mumps & Rubella (MMR) and Chickenpox (Varicella)

Part of the National Influenza Sentinel Surveillance programme with MOH. If you have a fever of > 38 degrees with a cough, our clinic is able to test for COVID-19. For children below 12 years old with clinical diagnosis of HFMD (eg fever, oral ulcers, rash), our clinic can test for Hand Foot & Mouth Disease (The tests are for surveillance purposes only).

National Childhood Immunisation Schedule (NCIS) Singapore @ MD International Medical Centre. Make your child's vaccination appointment at Tel: 6694 1661

Up to $400 per (Parent's) Medisave Account per year can be used for Vaccinations under the National Childhood Immunisation Schedule - Influenza, Pneumococcal (PCV13/PPSV), Human Papillomavirus (HPV2/HPV4), Hepatitis B, Tetanus, Diphtheria & Pertussis (Tdap), Measles, Mumps & Rubella (MMR) and Chickenpox (Varicella).

NAIS & NCIS - Singapore is free from vaccine-preventable diseases like poliomyelitis, diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (whooping cough) because of our successful immunisation progamme.

National Adult Immunisation Schedule (NAIS) Singapore @ MD International Medical Centre. Make your vaccination appointment at Tel: 6694 1661.

Up to $400 per Medisave Account per year can be used for Vaccinations under the National Adult & Childhood Immunisation Schedule - Influenza, Pneumococcal (PCV13/PPSV), Human Papillomavirus (HPV2/HPV4), Hepatitis B, Tetanus, Diphtheria & Pertussis (Tdap), Measles, Mumps & Rubella (MMR) and Chickenpox (Varicella).


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MD International Medical Centre

Medical Services available:

  • General Practice Family Medicine - Illnesses & Infections
  • Minor Surgical Procedures
  • IV Infusion of Medications
  • Respiratory Medicine - Influenza, Colds, Cough, Upper Respiratory Tract Infections (URTI), Acute Respiratory Infections (ARI), Sinus Infection
  • Treatment of Gastric issues, Stomach aches, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Heartburn
  • Infectious diseases & Virology - COVID-19, Dengue, Flu, Hepatitis B etc
  • Dermatology - Skin Problems (Eczema, Acne, Rash, Boils, Dermatitis, Pigmented or Dry Skin, Moles /Skin Tags /Wart Removal)
  • Dermoscopy - Non-invasive Detection of Skin Cancer, Pubic lice & Scabies
  • Treatment of Insect Bites & Stings
  • Look Younger - Botox injections
  • Eye Health / Ophthalmology - Conjunctivitis, Foreign body in the Eye etc
  • Respiratory Medicine - Cough, Wheezing, Shortness of breath
  • Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) - Ear Wax Removal, Ear Otitis Enterna, Nose Bleed-Epistaxis, Snoring & Sleep Apnoea, Vertigo & Dizziness, Audiogram (Hearing test)
  • Pain Management, Treatment & Therapy - Arthritis, Back & Joint Pain, Migraine, Gout
  • Sports Medicine - Treatment of Sports Injuries
  • Vaccinations / Immunization - Latest Flu vaccine, Sinopharm COVID Vaccine & Booster
  • Travel Health - Travel Vaccinations & Health checks, Travellers' Diarrhoea
  • Allergy tests / Allergic Rhinitis / Asthma Management
  • Health Screening / Blood tests
  • Management of Chronic Diseases - Treating Prediabetes, Diabetes & Insulin Resistance / Hypertension
  • Heart Health - ECG Heart monitoring / High Cholesterol management / Chest pains
  • Executive Health Assessment - Pre-Employment check-up / Work Permit / Employment Pass / Employment Pass
  • Student Pass / Driving License Check-up
  • Personal Health Management - Preventative Medicine & Disease Prevention
  • Elderly / Senior Health
  • Men's Health - Erectile Dysfunction medications etc
  • Women's Health- Osteoporosis, Heavy Periods, Breast lumps, Urinary Tract Infection, Anaemia, Tremors
  • Child Health & Nutrition / Paediatrics
  • Obesity / Weight control & Safe Weight loss / Nutrition & Diet
  • Depression / Anxiety / Insomnia & Stress Management
  • Erectile Dysfunction medications / Sexually transmitted diseases (STD)

Public Health Preparedness Clinic

National University Health System Primary Care Network

Singapore Ministry of Health Chronic Disease Management Programme (CDMP)

The information provided in this website is for knowledge purposes only. It does not constitute medical advice.

Should you encounter any medical problem that you are unsure of, always consult your doctor or health care provider for assistance and medical advice.

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9 Taman Serasi #01-11, Botanic Gardens View

Tel : 65-6694-1661  Fax : 65-6694 1771

Email : contact@mdimc.sg

Clinic hours:

Monday to Friday: 9am-12.30pm / 2pm-6.30pm    Saturday: 9.30am-1pm

*Last registration is 30mins before the closing time

Closed on Sundays & Public Holidays

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ご不便、ご迷惑をおかけいたしますが、よろしくお願いいたします。

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- Cashless service with most International Insurance companies and Insurance Medical cards are accepted

- Japanese, English & Mandarin-speaking Doctors and Medical staff

Please contact us at Tel: 6694 1661 to make an appointment.

Please make an appointment for the following at Tel: 6694 1661:

* Minor Surgical Procedure

* Health Screening / Blood Test

* Dermatology Treatment

* Allergy Testing

* Pain Treatment & Therapy

* Vaccination

* Pre-Departure PCR Swab Test / Serology Testing

  • 小型外科手术
  • 健康检查/验血
  • 皮肤科治疗
  • 过敏测试
  • 疼痛管理与治疗
  • 疫苗接种
  • 出发前 PCR 拭子检测
  • 血清学检测

OUR MEDICAL TEAM

Dr Don Lau – Medical Director

MBBS (Monash), B Med Sc (Hons) (Monash), Dip Pract Derm (Wales, UK)

Fujiwara Takanori

The Chiropractic Association Singapore, Japan Chiropractic Register, American Chiropractic Association, California Chiropractic Association

Physiotherapy-trained NBCE The National Board of Chiropractic Examiners

YAMAGATA Chihiro 山懸千尋

Registered Psychologist


MD International Medical Centre

Medical Services

Minor Surgical Procedures :

·       Injection for Supraspinatus or Bicipital Tendonitis / Epicondylitis / Trigger finger / Plantar Fasciitis

·       Tendon Sheath Injection

·       Excision of small Skin tumours / Lipomas / Nail bed / Ear lobe cysts / Meibomian cyst

·       Removal of Skin sutures / Skin tags / Sebaceous cysts / Various foreign bodies / Corneal foreign body

·       Liquid Nitrogen Therapy

·       Treatment of Plantar Warts / Calluses / Corns / Ganglions

·       Splinters under nails

·       Olecranon and Pre-patellar Bursitis

·       Ear syringing

·       Embedded earring stud


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