Dr Uma Alagappan is a Consultant Dermatologist who specialises in Paediatric Dermatology, Women’s Dermatology and General Dermatology. Dr Uma’s interests include chronic eczema, food allergy and immuno-dermatology.
Dr Uma completed her dermatology training in Changi General Hospital and National Skin Centre in 2015. She subsequently joined the KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital Dermatology Service where she subspecialised in Paediatric Dermatology. She was awarded the Ministry of Health Manpower Development Plan Award in 2019 to pursue Paediatric Immuno-dermatology and Allergo-dermatology in the renowned Boston Children’s Hospital, Massachusetts, USA. Upon her return, she spearheaded several subspecialty clinics including the food allergy eczema clinic for the paediatric eczema patients, immunodermatology clinic and the psychology eczema multi-disciplinary clinic.
Dr Uma is also well versed with Women’s Dermatology in managing patients with pregnancy dermatoses, post menopausal skin issues and hair loss. She is also a Visiting Consultant at Singapore General Hospital where she manages Adult Dermatology patients and also contributes to the chronic eczema team.