Dr Chen is a Singaporean who graduated from University of Newcastle, Australia, in 1994, with a degree in Bachelor of Medicine. He then returned to Singapore to undergo surgical training and subsequently obtained his surgical fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1999, and successfully completed his Advanced Surgical Training in General Surgery in April 2004. He was then admitted as a fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore in 2005.
To further develop his skills in colorectal surgery, Dr Chen spent one year training in Sydney, Australia, in 2006, under the guidance of Professors Graham Newstead and David Lubowski, two world renowned colorectal surgeons. Dr Chen then returned to Singapore and continued his practice as a Consultant in Changi General Hospital. He streamlined and refined the colorectal service in the Department of Surgery and developed laparoscopic colorectal surgery for benign and malignant colorectal diseases. He was subsequently appointed as Director of Colorectal Service and Director of Endoscopy Centre. In 2009, he was conferred the Gold Service Award and Best Service Award.
FAMS (General Surgery)