Kidney Disease

1) Organisation Structure

 

2) Panel of Physicians

Teo Kok Keong (Lead Physician. Doctorate degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine)

Zheng Huangfang (Master degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Bachelor of Sciences in Biomedical Sciences)

Johnny Foo Qi Ming (Master degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine)

Lam Yun Shan (Double degree in Bachelor of Sciences in Biomedical Sciences & Bachelor of Chinese Medicine)

Teo Chun Huat (Double degree in Bachelor of Sciences in Biomedical Sciences & Bachelor of Chinese Medicine)

3) Areas of Research:

Clinical research on herbal treatment of all renal and urological illnesses, focusing on the following:

 

4) Treatment Cases

(i) Pre-requisite for treatment

(a) Result of tests taken less than 2 weeks before shows albuminuria in the urine, hematuria and abnormal functioning of the kidney. Results of blood test, liver function, cholesterol levels etc.

(b) X-ray, ultrasound or MRI scans of detected kidney calculus or ureterolith

(c) Pathology and medical reports on biopsy of kidney.

(ii) Treatment

(a) Treatment using pure Chinese herbs in conjunction with diet and lifestyle adjustments.

(b) Treatment of kidney ailment emphasizes on eliminating the primary causes of the illness and assisting the patient to achieve clinical recovery. For chronic kidney failure patients, every effort will be made to preserve kidney function and to delay kidney failure. Treatment for hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis patients aims to enhance the quality of life and reduce the frequency as well as prevent complication.

5) Brief History

This department was established on 1st Jan, 1987. In the first year, the group studied both Chinese and Western medical theories for one year, followed by 4 month clinical practices. It has served as a specialist clinic since May 1st, 1987.