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Health Assessment & Screening Packages


What is Anxiety?

Anxiety is an uncomfortable inner feeling of fear or imminent disaster. Most of us experience some temporary degree of anxiety in our lives.

Continue reading "What is Anxiety?"

Grow New Brain Cells - The Neurogenesis Diet

Despite popular belief, it is actually possible to Grow New Brain Cells with a Neurogenesis Diet and exercise. Learn what brain boosters and supplements you need.

Continue reading "Grow New Brain Cells - The Neurogenesis Diet"

Snoring & Obstructive Sleep Apnoea FAQ

What causes Snoring & Obstructive Sleep Apnoea? Can snoring be treated? Q&A

Continue reading "Snoring & Obstructive Sleep Apnoea FAQ"

Liver Disease & Diet for Health

Liver Diseases - Jaundice, Cirrhosis, Acute & Chronic Liver Failure & Diet for Liver Health.

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Latest COVID-19 Updates & Health Tips

Find the latest COVID-19 news, research updates and preventive tips for a Well-functioning Immune System, to Protect against Viral Infections.

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What is Asthma?

Asthma is a common chest condition in which there is temporary narrowing of the breathing tubes in the lungs (airways) because they are hyper-reactive, causing wheezing & breathing problems.

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Normal Blood Sugar Levels

Normal Blood Sugar Levels are provided in the Blood Glucose Chart. A simple diabetes blood test using diabetes test strips allows for continuous blood glucose monitoring at home.

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Health Screening Package - Deluxe Screening Plan

Health Assessment - Deluxe Screening Plan with Basic Cancer & Hormone screening - S$540

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Dermatology Treatments for Skin & othe Medical Conditions

Removal of Warts,Water Warts,Fungal Nail Infection,Seborrheic Keratosis,Sun spots,angiomas,Rosacea,Birthmarks,Corns,Calluses,Skin tags,Keloids,Acne,moles

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Identifying Insect Bites & Stings

Here's a convenient table of different kinds of pattern of rash caused by bites of common insects around you. If unsure, please consult your skin doctor.

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Is Your Mole Cancerous? Detecting Skin Cancer with Dermoscopy

Dermoscopy is a noninvasive diagnostic technique that magnifies the skin & significantly increases the clinical diagnosis of skin lesions and melanoma compared to clinical examination alone.

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Underlying Health Conditions in COVID-19 Patients with Complications

Learn about the Groups at Higher Risk for Severe Illness in a COVID-19 Infection including Hypertension, Diabetes, Cardiovascular disease & Cancer

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Lung Diseases - Symptoms & Causes. Learn about common Lung issues.

Comprehensive information about common lung problems & pulmonary health issues eg chest pain, shortness of breath, COPD, ARDS, Pneumonia, Bronchiolitis, TB.

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Women's Health Issues - Symptoms and Causes

Learn the Symptoms & Causes of various women's health issues and problems eg Cervical Cancer, Osteoporosis, Breast lumps, Anaemia, Urinary tract infection.

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Elderly Care & Senior Health - Diseases of Old Age

Learn about the symptoms and risks of old age diseases especially Malnutrition in the elderly, as well as other age-related diseases and ailments.

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Treatment for Knee Pain / Patellar tendinitis

Knee joints play an important role in supporting weight, standing, walking and running. Its main function is to bend, stretch and support the body.

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What is Cancer?

Cancer is an abnormal disorganised growth of cells in the tissues of a person. The cells multiply out of control and drain vital nutrition from the normal cells.

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Self Help Treatment of Diabetes

Self Help Treatment of Diabetes teaches some diabetes self management methods including comprehensive Diabetes diet information and exercise tips.

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Self-help High Blood Pressure Treatments

Self-help High Blood Pressure Treatments gives ways you can lower blood pressure naturally to avoid a lifelong commitment to blood pressure medications.

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Treatment for Sacroiliac Joint and Lower Back Pain

Inflammation of the Sacroiliac joint can cause sacroiliac joint damage, which may cause back pain and pain around the buttocks and legs.

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What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

An irritable bowel, also known as irritable colon or irritable digestive system, is one that does not work smoothly and causes abdominal problems such as colicky pain & disturbed bowel actions.

Continue reading "What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome?"

Obesity - How to Lose Weight Wisely

Losing weight reduces your risks of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, cancer, gall bladder trouble, hiatus, hernia, high blood pressure and arthritis, especially of the hips and the knees.

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High Blood Pressure or Hypertension

High Blood Pressure or Hypertension is a chronic condition. Find out the symptoms, causes and the self-help treatment you can adopt. A handy blood pressure chart is provided.

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Sinopharm Vaccine Singapore

Sinopharm COVID vaccine is available at MD Int'l Medical Centre Tel: 6694 1661. It is an inactivated COVID-19 virus vaccine suitable for 18 year olds & above.

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Foreign Body in the Eye

It is any particle such as dirt, metal or sawdust that lodges on the surface of the eye or inside the eye.

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Blood Pressure Chart - What is the normal blood pressure range?

Use the Blood Pressure Chart to assess if you have a healthy blood pressure. Various hypertension definitions are provided.

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Health Screening Package - Deluxe Enhanced Plan

Health Assessment - Deluxe Enhanced Screening Plan with Comprehensive Cancer screening for Men & Women

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What is Diabetes Mellitus, Prediabetes and Insulin resistance?

What are the symptoms and causes of Diabetes, Prediabetes or Insulin resistance? Can thiese lifestyle diseases and chronic health conditions be reversed?

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The High Immunity Anti-Aging Longevity Diet

Find out what Immune System Boosters and the healthy diet you should be eating that is Anti-aging, improve your Immune System and increase your Longevity.

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The Problem of Coronary Heart Disease - Risk Factors & Causes

Coronary Heart Disease is a major cause of preventable death and we still need to work hard at reducing the risk. What are the causes & what to do about it?

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Cholesterol: How to Lower Cholesterol?

Heart disease is the number 1 killer in most countries. It is mainly caused by clogging up of the arteries by a fatty substance known as atheroma. Learn how to lower your cholesterol.

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What is Travellers' Diarrhoea? What are the symptoms & treatment?

Diarhhoea, abdominal pain and sometimes vomiting are unfortunately common during many overseas trips. Learn the different diarrhoea types & causes.

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What is Gastroenteritis? Gastroenteritis in Children

It is an infection of the bowel that causes diarrhoea and sometimes vomiting. It is very common in young children and is mainly caused by viruses.

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What is Heartburn or GERD? What causes GERD & how do you prevent it?

Heartburn is a feeling of burning discomfort in your chest. GERD(chronic acid reflux) is caused by acid-containing stomach contents leaking back up your throat.

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What is Influenza? Learn the symptoms of Flu & its preventive care.

Influenza is a respiratory infection caused by a virus. There are several kinds of influenza virus & they are continuously mutating and changing.

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What is Dengue Fever? Learn about Dengue Fever, its symptoms & causes.

Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne tropical disease caused by the dengue virus. Symptoms include high fever, headache, vomiting, skin rash, muscle & joint pains.

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What is Urticaria or Hives? What causes it & how can you treat it?

Urticaria, also known as hives, is a common allergic disorder in which a red, itchy, lumpy skin rash appears out of the blue. What are the common Allergens?

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What are the Signs & Symptoms of Stroke? Can you prevent it?

A stroke occurs when an area of the brain is damaged following interruption to its blood supply, resulting in deterioration of mental & physical functions.

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Sports Injuries Chiropractic Pain Relief -GP & Chiropractic Med Clinic

Sports chiropractors are engaged in the care of athletes' sports injuries. Relieve Back, Neck, Muscle, Leg, Foot, Joint Pain, Healing, Rehab & Mobilization.

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Abdominal Pain - Symptoms & Causes

Abdominal pain or Stomach aches are very common, especially with children. Learn the common causes and various symptoms that might indicate a medical condition.

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How do Asymptomatic COVID-19 cases affect the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Asymptomatic ‘Silent’ Transmission - The percentage of the population infected implied by the official case count & the serology survey differs widely.

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Pre-Departure COVID PCR Swab Test for Travellers, Serology & PET Test.

Please book an appointment ASAP within your required testing window. MD International Medical Centre Tel: 6694 1661

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Arthritis in the Elderly

Arthritis means inflamed joints & the commonest type is osteoarthritis. Learn what the symptoms are & what treatment is available.

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Child Development Milestones at a glance

Developmental milestones are behaviors or physical skills seen in infants and children as they grow and develop eg Rolling over, crawling, walking & talking etc

Continue reading "Child Development Milestones at a glance"

Haemoglobin Blood Disorders

Hemoglobinopathy is the medical term for a group of blood disorders and diseases that affect red blood cells - Anaemias, Sickle Cell anaemia, Thalessaemia

Continue reading "Haemoglobin Blood Disorders"

What is Conjunctivitis?

It is an inflammation of the conjunctiva, which is a thin, clear tissue that lines the eyelids and the eyeball, except the cornea. It is very common.

Continue reading "What is Conjunctivitis?"

Corns, Calluses & Warts on Feet

Tender skin lumps on the feet are usually caused by calluses, corns or warts. Calluses & corns are areas of skin that has thickened, due to constant pressure, while warts are viral infections.

Continue reading "Corns, Calluses & Warts on Feet"

Child Health & Nutrition

Causes & Symptoms of Fever, Stomach ache, Wheezing, Stridor, Liver disease, Urinary tract infection in children. What to do for airway obstruction?

Continue reading "Child Health & Nutrition"

What is Autism?

Autism is a developmental disorder commencing in early childhood. Aspergers symptoms include an inability of the child to form normal social relationships.

Continue reading "What is Autism?"


Pain Management


Sinopharm COVID-19 Vaccine in Singapore

Sinopharm COVID-19 Vaccine is now available @ MD International Medical Centre. Make a Vaccination or Booster Appointment at Tel: 6694 1661. Learn more about Sinopharm here.

Sinopharm BBIBP-CorV vaccine has now been approved for use by private clinics in Singapore against the COVID-19 virus under the Special Access Route. It is the first China-made vaccine to be approved by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

To date, more than a billion doses of the Sinopharm BBIBP-CorV have been administered. The vaccine has also been approved for use in over 50 countries around the world.

Inactivated vaccines are a tried-and-tested form of vaccine technology which is used in other well-established vaccines, such as the Flu and Hepatitis B vaccines.

If you would like to receive the Sinopharm vaccine or booster, please make your appointment at MD Int'l Medical Centre at Tel: 6694 1661.

Effects of COVID-19 on the Brain

COVID Symptoms to watch out for:

SARS-CoV-2 Virus Infection of Human Organ  Tissues through Cell ACE-2 Receptors:

Ministry of Health Recommendation :

  • For persons who have already completed their Primary series with mRNA vaccines and are recommended to get a booster, but are unable to take another dose of mRNA vaccines for medical reasons, they may boost using one dose of Sinopharm vaccine. The booster should be taken six months after mRNA dose 2 (M-M-S).
  • For persons who are unable to take the the 2nd dose of mRNA vaccines for medical reasons, they may complete their vaccination with the Sinopharm vaccine. 2 doses of the Sinopharm vaccine is recommended to complete the Primary series. The 2nd Sinopharm dose  should be taken 28 days after the 1st Sinopharm dose (M-S-S).

For recovered persons who had not completed a primary series before infection:

  • For persons who have recovered from a COVID-19 infection but received 1 dose or none of COVID-19 vaccination prior, they may receive 2 doses of the Sinopharm vaccine (28 days interval between doses), 3 months after the date of infection to complete a primary vaccination series (Recovered-S-S or S-Recovered-S-S or M-Recovered-S-S).
  • For persons who have recovered from a COVID-19 infection and had received 2 doses of Sinovac or Sinopharm vaccines prior, they may receive 1 dose of Sinopharm after 3 months from the date of infection to complete a primary vaccination series (S-S-Recovered-S).

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 MOH's Swab & Go Home programme. Our clinic can carry out the COVID-19 Swab test for anyone who meets the MOH medical criteria. All individuals aged 13 and above, diagnosed with ARI will be COVID Swab-tested. Cost of Swab test to be borne by Ministry of Health Singapore.

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).


COVID-19 SARS-CoV-2 Virus Information

Asymptomatic patients may not display no symptoms of illness. Vulnerable people should get vaccinated against Influenza as the stop gap until the COVID vaccine is found. The Flu vaccine would protect susceptible people from, as well as exclude the Flu and H1N1 viruses should they start to show URTI or ARI symptoms.

- Latest Influenza Vaccine

The latest Influenza Vaccine is now available. It protects against the Flu and H1N1 Viruses. In the event that a person displays flu-like symptoms after the Flu vaccination, both Flu and H1N1 may be excluded in his diagnosis, and treatment can be sought quickly should the patient have contracted COVID-19.

Ministry of Health Safety protocols are adhered to at all times for the safe vaccination of you and your family.

* Latest COVID-19 Updates & Health Tips

* Importance of Keeping your Vaccinations Up-to-date


MD International Medical Centre

Medical Services available :

Public Health Preparedness Clinic

National University Health System Primary Care Network

Singapore Ministry of Health Chronic Disease Management Programme (CDMP)

Vitamins & Nutrients for a Well-functioning Immune System to Protect against COVID-19 & other Viral Infections

(Ref: Nutrients. 2020 Apr 23;12(4). pii: E1181. doi: 10.3390/nu12041181 Optimal Nutritional Status for a Well-Functioning Immune System Is an Important Factor to Protect against Viral Infections Calder PC1, Carr AC2, Gombart AF3, Eggersdorfer M4.


Healthy Diets for Optimal Health

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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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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

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

- Japanese & Mandarin-speaking Doctors and Medical staff

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

OUR MEDICAL TEAM

Dr Don Lau – Medical Director

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

Fujiwara Takanori DC

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

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

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

Medical Conditions Treatable with Therapy:  

  • Head & Neck – Neckaches/ Spondylosis/ Wry Neck/ Whiplash/ Headaches/ Migraine/ Facial Palsy
  • Back – Back Strain/ Slipped Disc/ Scoliosis/ Sciatica/ Spondylosis/ Spondylolisthesis/ Spondylolysis
  • Shoulder – Frozen Shoulder/ Rotator Cuff Tear/ Impingement Syndrome
  • Elbow – Tennis Elbow/ Golf Elbow
  • Hip / Knee – Anterior Knee Pain/ Runner’s Knee/ Meniscus Injury/ Ligament Injury
  • Foot – Plantar Fasciitis/ Heel Pain/ Metatarsalgia
  • Joint – Arthritis/ Cartilage Wear & Tear/ Osteoarthritis
  • Ligament – Sprains/ ACL Laxity/ Ankle Sprain
  • Muscle – Strains/ ITB Tightness/ Hamstring Tear
  • Tendons – Tendonitis/ Repetitive Strain Injury/ Tendinopathy
  • Sports Injuries
  • Obesity – Exercise & Meal Planning 
  • Post Operation/ Hospitalization
  • Fibromyalgia

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OUR MEDICAL TEAM

Dr Don Lau – Medical Director

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

Fujiwara Takanori DC

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


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