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Dr Huang Huizhen Elaine

Dr Huang Huizhen Elaine
Dr Huang Huizhen Elaine
  • Eye Max Centre Pte Ltd

    Address

    38 Irrawaddy Road #07-42
    Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
    Singapore 329563

    Tel
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    6268 5667
  • Specialty

    • Ophthalmology
  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, National University of Singapore
    • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK
    • Member of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh
    • Master of Medicine (Ophthalmology),
    • Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (Ophthalmology)(Gold Medallist)
  • Languages Spoken

    • Cantonese
    • English
    • Hainanese
    • Hokkien
    • Japanese
    • Malay
    • Mandarin
    • Teochew

Background

  • Dr Elaine Huang is an ophthalmologist practising in Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore. Dr Huang manages general ophthalmology conditions, specialising in complicated and advanced cataract surgery and glaucoma treatment.
  • Dr Huang also has expertise in managing vitreo-retinal conditions such as retinal detachment, floaters and selective treatment of floaters with laser vitreolysis, macular disorders like epiretinal membrane and macular hole surgery, diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, myopia and trauma related conditions.
  • Dr Huang graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) with a Bachelor of Medicine and a Bachelor of Surgery. She went on to specialise in ophthalmology, obtaining the Master of Medicine in ophthalmology from the NUS and the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. She was also a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, and was awarded the prestigious Gold Medal for being one of the top candidates at the ophthalmology specialist exit examinations.
  • She went on to complete her advanced subspecialty training fellowship in surgical and medical retina at SNEC. She was also a clinical lecturer at Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC) and NUS and had been an examiner for the ophthalmology specialist examinations.
  • Dr Huang was formerly an adjunct assistant professor at the SNEC and Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School. She was also a clinical lecturer at SNEC and NUS and had been an examiner for the ophthalmology specialist examinations.
  • Her research interests include macular and vitreoretinal disorders as well as cataracts, vascular and inflammatory eye diseases. She has many publications in local and international journals and has spoken at international conferences on topics ranging from cataract surgeries to vitreoretinal disorders. She has also presented at the annual nationwide Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Week in Singapore.
  • Dr Huang is an avid supporter of not-for-profit voluntary health service and has participated in numerous eye screenings for the public and in nursing homes.

Awards

  • First Prize in Research at the 3rd Research Day at The Eye Institute, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 2007
  • One of the best presenters at the Best Systematic Review (Surgery) at the 16th Annual Scientific Meeting Evidence-Based Medicine Seminar, 2007
  • SingHealth Junior Doctor Award, 2007
  • Silver Award of SingHealth Excellent Service, 2013
  • Outstanding Faculty Award at the SingHealth Residency RISE Awards, 2014

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