Dr Yeap Swan Sim

Consultant Rheumatologist,
Subang Jaya Medical Centre,
Malaysia

Dr Yeap Swan Sim [MBChB (Dundee), MD (Dundee), FRCP (Edinburgh), FRCP (London), CCST (UK), FAM (Malaysia)] is a Consultant Rheumatologist at Subang Jaya Medical Centre, Selangor, Malaysia. Her previous appointments include Associate Professor and Head of the Rheumatology Unit at the Department of Medicine, University of Malaya.

She is the current Vice-President of the Malaysian Osteoporosis Society and its Immediate Past President, a Past President of the Malaysian Society of Rheumatology, and was previously a Vice-President of the Asia-Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology (APLAR).

She was the Co-Chairperson of the Working Group for the 2012 Clinical Guidance on the Management of Osteoporosis and its revision in 2015, served as an Expert Panel Committee Member of the Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) on the Management of Osteoarthritis of the Hip and Knee (2001-2002) and as Editor and Expert Panel Committee Member if the CPG on the Management of Gout (2003-2004, 2006-2008). In addition, she currently serves on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases. Her research interests focus on osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus.