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Dr Chan Ping Wah, Kenneth

Dr Chan Ping Wah, Kenneth
Dr Chan Ping Wah, Kenneth
  • Respiratory Medical Associates

    Address

    38 Irrawaddy Road #04-33
    Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
    Singapore 329563

    Tel
    Fax
    6734 5766
  • Respiratory Medical Associates

    Address

    6 Napier Road #07-14
    Gleneagles Medical Centre
    Singapore 258499

    Tel
    Fax
    6473 8864
  • Specialty

    • Respiratory Medicine
  • Sub-specialty

    • Intensive Care Medicine
  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Science, National University of Singapore
    • Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine), National University of Singapore
    • Member of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom
    • Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore (Respiratory Medicine)
    • Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians
    • European Diploma of Intensive Care
  • Languages Spoken

    • Bahasa Indonesia
    • English
    • Malay
    • Mandarin

Background

  • Dr Kenneth Chan is a respiratory physician practising at Gleneagles Hospital and Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore. He has special interests in bronchoscopy (examination of airways), smoking cessation and intensive care medicine.
  • Dr Chan graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1995. He then became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of the United Kingdom in 1999 and obtained his Master of Medicine in internal medicine. He did his specialty training in respiratory and critical care medicine at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH).
  • In 2004, Dr Chan was awarded a Health Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) scholarship to pursue a clinical fellowship in critical care medicine at the University of Toronto, Canada. Dr Chan also holds the European Diploma in Intensive Care.
  • At SGH, Dr Chan directed the inpatient smoking cessation programme and the outpatient Smoking Cessation Clinic. He was the president of the Singapore Thoracic Society from 2005 – 2006 and an executive committee member until 2008. He also chaired the Ministry of Health Clinical Practice Guidelines for Smoking Cessation from 2010 – 2011. Dr Chan is currently the president of the Society of Intensive Care Medicine, Singapore.
  • With a passion for teaching, Dr Chan held dual appointments as an adjunct assistant professor of medicine at the Duke-NUS Medical School and a clinical lecturer at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS. He has a special interest in evidence-based medicine and has directed and conducted several courses in this area.
  • Dr Chan's research interests include intensive care, mechanical ventilation and acute respiratory distress syndrome, which is a severe fluid build-up in the lungs. He has published in international journals such as CHEST and Critical Care Medicine, and has been regularly invited to speak regionally in these fields.
  • Dr Chan was the scientific chair for the 2nd Asia-Pacific Congress in Bronchology in 2007. In addition, he was the scientific chair for the World Congress on Tobacco and Health, a leading global smoking cessation meeting, in 2012.

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