Dr. Yang Tze Yi Steve

Respiratory Medicine (Lungs)

Credentials M.B.B.S (Singapore), MRCP (Singapore), FAMS (Singapore), FCCP (USA), EDIC

Dr Yang obtained his basic medical degree from the National University of Singapore in 1994, and subsequently received training in Respiratory Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine at Singapore General Hospital (SGH). He further trained in Intensive Care Medicine and Interstitial Lung Disease at the University of Washington Medical Centre in Seattle, USA. He has obtained his Fellowship with the College of Chest Physicians (USA), the Chapter of Respiratory Physicians (Singapore) and the Chapter of Intensive Care Physicians (Singapore). He also holds the European Diploma in Intensive Care.

Dr Yang is currently a Consultant in The Respiratory Practice, and has a strong interest in Critical Care, Interstitial Lung Disease as well as End-stage Lung Diseases. He serves as Chairman of IRB-D, a subcommittee of SingHealth’s Centralized IRB and is also involved with research in Critical Care and Interstitial Lung Disease and has published in both local and overseas medical journals. He is a regular reviewer in the Singapore Medical Journal, Respirology and Respiratory Care.

  1. Yang TY, Chia SY, P Eng. Tracheobronchial Amyloidosis treated with rigid bronchoscopy and stenting. Surg Endosc Apr 2003;17(4):658-9
  2. Yang TY, Devanand A, Tan KL, P Eng. Boerhaave’s syndrome presenting as a right sided effusion. Ann Acad Med Singapore 2003 May;32(3):415-7
  3. Yang TY, Lee JE, Hsu AAL. Primary Tracheal Lymphoma. Journal of Bronchology Oct 2003;10(4):292-295
  4. Steve Yang, Keng-Leong Tan, Anantham Devanand, Stephanie Fook-Chong, Philip Eng.Acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease requiring admission to the intensive care unit. Respirology 2004 Nov;9(4):543-9
  5. Raghu G, Freudengerer TD, Yang S, Curtis JR, Spada C, Hayes J, Sillery JK, Pope CE II, Pellegrini CA. High prevalence of abnormal acid gastro-oesophageal reflux in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Eur Respir J 2006;27:136-142
  6. Raghu G, Yang S, Spada C, Hayes J, Pelligrini CA. Sole treatment of acid gastro-esophageal reflux in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. A case series. Chest 2006;129-794-800
  7. Steve Yang. Endobronchial metastases from extrathoracic cancers – a case series and review of an uncommon disease. Annals Acad Med Signapore 2008 (in press)
  8. Yang S, Raghu G. Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage. Pulmonary/Respiratory Therapy Secrets, 3rd edition. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier/Mosby. Ed. Parsons PE, Heffner JE 347-51
  9. Yang S, Raghu G. Chapter 46. Interstitial lung disease. Pearson’s Textbook of Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery, 3rd edition. Ed Pearson, Cooper, Deslauriers, Ginsberg, Hiebert, Patterson & Urschel. 566-592
  10. Yang S, Raghu G. Clinical evaluation in diffuse parenchymal lung disease. Progress in Respiratory Research. Ed Costabel U. Basel, Karger, 2007, 36:22-28
  11. Steve Yang. Pulmonary Complications of Bone Marrow Transplantation: The Lung after BMT. SGH Proceedings. 2006;2(15):81-92
  12. Steve Yang, Ganesh Raghu. Review on Interstitial Lung Disease: A State-of-the-Art Series. Dario Oliveri, editor. Respiratory Care 2006;51(11):1265
  13. Steve Yang, Chian-Min Loo, Thun-How Ong, Keng-Leong Tan. Review on Tropical Lung Disease, 2nd edition. Om P Sharma, editor. Respiratory Care 2007;52(1):72-3
  14. Steve Yang. Diffuse Alveolar Haemorrhage. SGH Proceedings. 2008;17(2);94-105