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Dr Yu Wai-Yung

Dr Yu Wai-Yung


Senior Consultant

National Neuroscience Institute

Specialty: Neuroradiology

Sub-specialties: Diagnostic Neuroradiology

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Neuroradiology National Neuroscience InstituteNational Neuroscience Institute

Academic Appointments

  • Director, Education Neuroradiology SingHealth Duke-NUS Neuroscience Academic Clinical Programme


Dr Yu trained in Radiology at St George’s Hospital, UK and completed her Neuroradiology fellowship at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, UK.


FRCR (United Kingdom)

MRCP (United Kingdom)


Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Senior Consultant, Neuroradiology, National Neuroscience Institute
  • Director, Education Neuroradiology, Neuroscience Academic Clinical Programme
  • Core Clinical Faculty Member, SingHealth Diagnostic Radiology Residency
  • Faculty Member, NHG Ophthalmology Residency Programme
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke NUS Graduate Medical School
  • Clinical Senior Lecturer, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Clinical Teacher, Lee Kong Chian School of medicine


  • SingHealth RiSE Outstanding Faculty Award, Academic Year, 2017-18
  • RADSC ACP Education Award – Outstanding Faculty (Residency), 2017
  • SingHealth RiSE Outstanding Faculty Award Academic Year, 2015-16
  • SingHealth RiSE Outstanding Faculty Award Academic Year, 2014-15
  • SingHealth RiSE Outstanding Faculty Award Academic Year, 2013-14

Research Interests


  • ​Clinicoradiologic features distinguishing tumefactive multiple sclerosis from CNS neoplasms X Lin. WY Yu, L Liauw, RJ Chander, WE Soon, HY Lee, K Tan. Neurol Clin Pract Feb 2017, Vol 7 No.1 53-64
  • Reducing cranial computed tomography effective radiation dose by 30% using adaptive iterative dose reduction.  WY Yu, TS Ho, H Ko, WY Chan, S Ong and FKH Hui. Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare 2016, Vol. 25(4) 230–234
  • Eye Globe Abnormalities on MR and CT in Adults: An Anatomical Approach.  JTPD Hallinan, P Pillay, LHLKoh, KY Goh, WY Yu. Korean J Radiol 2016; 17(5):664-673
  • Nodular Nerves and Lumpy Leptomeninges- Neuroroimaging in Primary Leptomeningeal Lymphoma.  X Lin, WY Yu, G Priego, NC K Tan. Neurology Asia 2014; 19(4) ; 421-423
  • Pituitary Haemachromatosis. A Helmy A.K., YY Sitoh, WY Yu. Case of the Week, AJNR on-line, 24 February 2014
  • Cystic Schwannoma. PR Salkade, WY Yu, L Liauw, YP Chau. Case of the Month, AJNR on-line, November 2012
  • Severe Optic Neuritis in a Patient with Combined Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disease and Primary Sjogren’s Syndrome: A Case Report. P Tan, WY Yu, T Umapathi, SA Lim. Journal of Medical Case Reports 2012, 6:401
  • The bony cochlear nerve canal in children with absent or hypoplastic cochlear nerves W Parkagar, R Gunny, DE Saunders, WY Li, K Rajput. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology    Vol 75, Issue 6, June 2011 764-773
  • Optic Nerve atrophy and retinal fibre layer thinning following optic neuritis: evidence that axonal loss is a substrate of MRI-detected atrophy. Trip SA, Schlottmann PG, ones SJ, Li WY, Garway-Heath, Thompson AJ, Plant GT, Miller DH. Neuroimage 2006 May15;31(1):286-9
  • Optic nerve diffusion tensor imaging in optic neuritis. SA Trip, CA Wheeler-Kingshott, SJ Jones, WY Li, G J Barker, AJ Thompson, GT Plant, DH Miller. Neuroimage 2006 Apr1;30(2):498-505
  • Optic nerve diffusion tensor imaging in optic neuritis. S A Trip, CA Wheeler-Kingshott, SJ Jones, WY Li, G J Barker, A J Thompson, GT Plant, D H Miller. Neuroimage 2006 Apr1;30(2):498-505
  • Primary cranial Ewing’s sarcoma: Imaging Characteristics. W Y Li, P Brock, D E Saunders.  Pediatric Radiology 2005 Jun; 35(6):612-618
  • Improving Glandular Coverage in Prostate Biopsy- Results of a 33mm Core Length Needle. GN Ubhayakar, WY Li, C Corbishley, U Patel. . BJU Int. 2002 Jan; 89(1):40-3

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