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Find out about me, Dr Don Lau, the doctor behind AMDA.sg. My mission is to improve patient health education by providing medical information that helps people in disease prevention.
I have been practising general medicine since 1997 after I graduated from Monash University, Australia with an MBBS and obtained first class honours in my Bachelor of Medical Science degree. I returned to Singapore and worked in our public hospitals, before joining the private sector in Singapore.
In 2000, I took over Thean Clinic from my mentor, Dr Thean. I am now managing 2 clinics, Thean Clinic as well as AMDA International Peace Clinic which serves the International Expatriate community in Singapore.
AMDA International Peace Clinic (Singapore) is part of AMDA's network of Peace Clinics and Friendship Hospitals around the world. I work closely with Dr Shigeru Suganami, President of AMDA, Association of Medical Doctors of Asia.
AMDA is an
international organization dedicated to realize a peaceful world
community through humanitarian efforts in medical health care.
Founded in Japan in 1984, AMDA is a non-governmental,
non-profit organization with an international network of 31 chapters and
47 collaborating organizations around the world. I serve as the Chairperson of AMDA Singapore
In 2003, I obtained a post-graduate Diploma in Dermatology from Cardiff University in Wales, UK.
I have been extremely fortunate in the mentors that I have had throughout my career. They have taught me the true purpose of what it is to be a health professional.
The doctor that has had the most influence on my development as a doctor is Dr John Murtagh, my professor in Monash University. He was a generous and caring lecturer and doctor. But foremost, he was a giving teacher and he wrote some of the textbooks that medical students in Australia use ('Patient Education' and 'General Practice').
His medical philosophy of treating the whole patient, not just the symptoms provides health benefits to the society as a whole. This holistic health approach leads to a more patient-centered consultation. He advocated preventive medicine through the provision of health information to patients to assist in maintaining or attaining good health.
I firmly believe that disease prevention is the key to better health, not just the treatment of disease. I employ my medical skills in the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses, but I can't help but warn the patient when I see the impending train wreck. Far too much resources have been directed at treatment of disease at the expense of disease prevention.
In my careful explanations to my patients about their sickness, besides a better doctor and patient relationship, I hope that it leads to better compliance with the medication as well as the necessary changes to lifestyle that might be needed to enjoy a better quality of life. Everyone wants to live a long healthy life, free from serious or chronic diseases, able to enjoy their recreation and holidays with their loved ones and hold their grand children in their arms.
The effect of illness on families exacts a cost not just in monetary terms, but can lead to a crisis when a family member dies or is incapacitated. There is not just an effect on the patient but his family suffers as well.
I hope that you make good use of all the health information that you find in AMDA.sg. Life is precious, be happy and spend time with the people you love.
Dr Don Lau
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Our Medical Team
Dr Don Lau - Medical Director
Dr Timothy Hart - Resident Doctor
Fujiwara Takanori - Doctor of Chiropractic
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.
Dr Don V H LAU Chairperson of AMDA Singapore
MBBS (Monash), B.Med.Sc.(Hons) (Monash), Grad.Dip.Derm.(Wales,UK)
AMDA International Peace Clinic is a part of AMDA (Association of Medical Doctors of Asia). We are part of the network of AMDA Peace Clinics & Friendship Hospitals around the world. We dedicate part of our profits to AMDA's worldwide Emergency Disaster Aid Relief missions, Social Development projects and Vaccination programmes.
AMDA, founded in 1984 has carried out more than 200 medical missions, contributing medical expertise and supplies in 65 countries over the last 36 years. AMDA holds General Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic & Social Council (UN ECOSOC) since 1995.
AMDA International Chapters Afghanistan Albania Bosnia & Herzegovina Bangladesh Bolivia Cambodia Canada Colombia Guyana Haiti Honduras India Indonesia Kazakhstan Korea Kosovo Malaysia Mongolia Nepal New Zealand Pakistan Peru Philippines Sakha Republic Singapore Sri Lanka Sudan Taiwan Uganda Vietnam Zambia
9 Taman Serasi, #01-11 Botanic Gardens View, Singapore 257720
MBBS (Monash), B Med Sc (Hons) (Monash), Dip Pract Derm (Wales, UK)
Chairperson of AMDA Singapore
MD (Duke-NUS), PhD (Glasgow), M Sc (UK), DLSHTM, B Med Sc (Birmingham)
Doctor of Chiropractic Southern California University of Health Science
The Chiropractic Association Singapore, Japan Chiropractic Register, American Chiropractic Association, California Chiropractic Association
Physiotherapy-trained NBCE The National Board of Chiropractic Examiners
Medical Conditions Treatable with Chiropractic:
Dr Lee Sao Bing – Opthalmologist (in-house Specialist)
MBBS, MMed(Ophth), FRCSEd(Ophth), MD, FAMS
Dr Pang Yoke Teen – ENT (Visiting Consultant)
FRCS (ORL), FRCS(EDIN), (FRCSGLASG), FAMS, MBBS
Medical Services available :
Mar 17, 20 05:09 AM
Flu Subsidy Scheme eligible for SGs & PRs (Pay $10 for Consult & Treatment) & Merdeka /PG seniors (Pay $5) if diagnosed with Acute Respiratory Infections.
Mar 17, 20 01:43 AM
Dr Don Lau is the Medical Director of MD International Medical Centre & Chairperson in AMDA Singapore Chapter- Association of Medical Doctors of Asia.
Mar 17, 20 01:34 AM
Dr Timothy Hart, Resident Doctor in MD International Medical Centre has a PhD in Virology, with a special interest in Infectious Diseases.
AMDA International Peace Clinic dedicates part of our profits to AMDA's Worldwide Emergency Disaster Aid Relief missions, Social Development projects & Vaccination programmes.
Founder & President of AMDA - Association of Medical Doctors of Asia
AMDA Emergency Aid Relief Kumamoto Earthquake Apr 16
Email : Admin@AMDA.sg