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Dr Farah Safdar Husain

Dr Safdar Husain Farah Safdar Husain

MBBS (Spore), MRCP (UK), MMed (Fam Med), G. Dip (Geriatric Medicine), FCFP (S)


Family Physician

KK Women's and Children's Hospital

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant SingHealth PolyclinicsSingHealth Polyclinics
  • Family Physician SingHealth PolyclinicsSingHealth Polyclinics
  • Consultant Family Medicine Service KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Core Faculty, Family Medicine Residency
  • Clinical Faculty, National University of Singapore
  • Clinical Instructor, Duke-NUS Medical School


Dr Farah Safdar is a Consultant working in both SingHealth Polyclinics and within the Department of Family Medicine in KK Women and Children’s Hospital. She received her medical degree from the National University of Singapore in 2011.

Dr. Farah is part of the Core Faculty of the Family Medicine Residency Programme, a member of the Clinical Faculty at NUS and also a Clinical Instructor at Duke-NUS Medical School.

Her interests are in medical education and continuous development of medical professionals, from students to new doctors, as well as Women's Health.


  • ​MBBS (Singapore)
  • MRCP (UK)
  • MMed (Fam Med)
  • G. Dip (Geriatric Medicine)
  • FCFP (S)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • ​Member of the College of Family Physicians
  • Member of the Geriatric Workgroup (SingHealth Polyclinics)
  • Programme Director of  SHP Memory clinics 2019 to 2021


  • SingHealth/SHP Long Service Award 10 years 2022
  • Star Educator (Family Medicine Residency Programme) 2022
  • Singapore Health Quality Service Award Star 2022
  • ​Singapore Health Quality Service Award Gold 2020
  • Outstanding Faculty Award (RiSE Awards SingHealth) 2020
  • Star Educator (Family Medicine Residency Programme) 2019
  • Junior Doctor Teaching Award, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine 2018
  • Singapore Health Quality Service Award Silver 2018
  • You are a GEM award, SingHealth Polyclinics 2017
  • Certificate of Academic Excellence for ABFM ITE 2015
  • Outstanding Resident Award 2014
  • Certificate of Academic Excellence for ABFM ITE 2014
  • Certificate of Academic Excellence for ABFM ITE 2013

Research Interests

  • ​Womens health and sexual function
  • Nutrition


  • Farah Safdar, Chui Lee Julia Eng, Khin Lay Wai, Wan Shi Tey, Seng Bin Ang.
    Prevalence of female sexual dysfunction in allied health workers: a cross-sectional pilot study in a tertiary hospital in Singapore. BMWH-D-17-00334R5
  • Shrikant Pande, Steven Kum, Farah Safdar, Vishaka Kerner
    Complete resolution of extensive thrombosis of artheromatous non-aneurysmal descending aorta and pulmonary embolism with warfarin therapy. BMJ Case reports. Bcr-2017-222715
  • Tey SL, Chew STH, How CH, Yalawar M, Baggs, G, Factors associated with Muscle mass in community dwelling older people in Singapore: findings from the SHIELD study. PLOS ONE 14(10): e0223222
  • hrikant Pande, Nilesh Pawar, Farah Husain, Lorecar Lolong, Primavera Galinato (2015): An unusual case of Spinal Myoclonus. J Spine 4: 241.doi:10;4172/21657939.1000241

Research Trials