Specialist Physicians & Surgeons
Geriatrician & Consultant Physician
Dr Elaine Yap
MBBS(Newcastle upon Tyne, UK), MRCP(UK), FRACP
Dr Yap completed her medical school degree (MBBS) in Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK and successfully obtained the Membership of Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom by examination before becoming the Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians to be a consultant geriatrician in Australia.
Dr Yap has a wide breadth of experience and has practised in the United Kingdom, New South Wales and Melbourne of Australia. She was trained in the Northern Deanery and Wessex Deanery in the UK before migrating to Australia in 2011 and lived in the Sutherland Shire for seven years. She worked in different institutions in Australia, including Sutherland Hospital, St George Hospital, Wollongong Hospital, Concord Hospital, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, and Monash Health in Melbourne. `
Dr Yap has a keen interest in academic medicine. In 2017-18, she was the Research Fellow of the University of Sydney. Her geriatric research project won the Tony Broe Award for the best oral presentation in 2021. Her clinical interests include cognitive disorders, healthy ageing, falls, bone health and polypharmacy.
Dr Yap provides a holistic approach to the management of the elderly and strives to maintain the independence and quality of life of the elderly as they age.
When Dr Yap is not working, she enjoys raising her two young children. Her interests include running, hiking, cooking, painting and dancing.
Dr Yap can speak Mandarin, Cantonese and Malay in addition to English.
Consulting Location: Bangor