Dr Richard Chen is an endocrinologist practising at Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore. He subspecialises in diabetes, thyroid disorders, male hypogonadism (lack of testosterone production) and andropause (male menopause).
Dr Chen graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1991. Thereafter, he became a member of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom in 1999. With a keen interest in testosterone deficiency in men and in andropause, Dr Chen then spent a sabbatical year at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Australia in 2003 to pursue his interest. He subsequently qualified as a specialist in endocrinology and internal medicine in 2004. He was elected as a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in Edinburgh, UK and as a fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, in 2009.
Dr Chen was formerly the chief of the Department of Endocrinology at the Changi General Hospital (CGH) in Singapore from 2008 – 2014. USA. Having served in various executive positions in the Endocrine and Metabolic Society of Singapore (EMSS) since 2005, he was elected as the society's president from 2010 – 2012. Dr Chen was also appointed the associate program director of the Singhealth internal medicine residency programme from 2009 – 2013 and was part of the core faculty of the Singhealth endocrinology residency from 2012 – 2014.
Apart from clinical work, Dr Chen was an adjunct assistant professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine from 2010 – 2012. Since 2007, he has also been involved in organising the course in advanced endocrinology, an international bi-annual meeting jointly held by the EMSS and the Mayo Clinic, USA.
Bachelor Of Medicine, Bachelor Of Surgery, National University Of Singapore
Member Of the Royal College Of Physicians Of the United Kingdom
Fellow Of the Royal College Of Physicians Of Edinburgh, UK
Fellow Of the Academy Of Medicine, Singapore