Paul Anantharajah Tambyah

Tambyah Paul Anantharajah

  • Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Senior Consultant, Division of Infectious Disease, University Medicine Cluster, National University Hospital
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Visiting Consultant, Singapore Armed Forces
Academic Qualifications
  • MBBS, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • MD, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, USA
Research Interest(s)
  • Influenza
  • Dengue
  • Catheter-associated UTI
Recent Publications
  • 1. Hey HWD, Ng LWN, Kumar N, Lau TCE, Thambiah J, Kumar N, Lau LL, Liu KPG, Vasudevan A, Fisher D et al. 2018 Jun. Spinal Implants Can Be Retained in Patients with Deep Spine Infection: A Cohort Study. Journal of Orthopaedics, Trauma and Rehabilitation. 24:34-38. doi: 10.1016/j.jotr.2017.05.003.
  • 2. Shankar N, Chow ALP, Oon J, Hsu LY, Ang B, Pang J, De Sessions PF, Periaswamy B, Tambyah PA, Teo DB et al. 2017 Oct. The epidemiology and transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the community in Singapore: study protocol for a longitudinal household study. BMC Infectious Diseases. 17:678. doi: 10.1186/s12879-017-2793-y.
  • 3. Cai Y, Venkatachalam I, Tee NW, Tan TY, Kurup A, Wong SY, Low CY, Wang Y, Lee W, Liew YX et al. 2017 Jun. Prevalence of Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Use Among Adult Inpatients in Singapore Acute-Care Hospitals: Results From the First National Point Prevalence Survey. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 64:S61-S67. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix103.
  • 4. Mukhopadhyay A, Maliapen M, Ong V, Jakes RW, Mundy LM, Jialiang L, Tambyah PA. 2017 May. Community-Acquired Pneumonia Case Validation in an Anonymized Electronic Medical Record-Linked Expert System. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 64:S141-S144. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix020.
  • 5. Lye DC, Archuleta S, Syed-Omar SF, Low JG, Oh HM, Wei Y, Fisher D, Ponnampalavanar SSL, Wijaya L, Lee LK et al. 2017 Apr. Prophylactic platelet transfusion plus supportive care versus supportive care alone in adults with dengue and thrombocytopenia: a multicentre, open-label, randomised, superiority trial. Lancet. 389(10079):1611-1618. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)30269-6.