Dr Bobby Cheng is an ophthalmologist at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore.
He subspecialises in vitreoretinal medicine and surgery, and uveitis (inflammation inside the eye).
He is a senior consultant at the Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC).
Dr Cheng graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS). He is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK and Academy of Medicine, Singapore. He subsequently completed his training in two ophthalmic subspecialties – vitreoretinal medicine and surgery, ocular inflammation and immunology. He was awarded the SNEC overseas scholarship to do a fellowship in ocular inflammation and immunology at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. Upon his return, he completed a fellowship programme in vitreoretinal medicine and surgery at SNEC.
Dr Cheng is active as a clinician, researcher and teacher, having over 50 presentations in international and regional conferences. His current research is in dengue maculopathy as well as Fourier domain optical coherent tomography scanning of the retina. He has more than 20 publications in peer-reviewed journals including Archives Ophthalmology, American Journal of Ophthalmology, British Journal of Ophthalmology and Retina, and has also won multiple research awards.
He is currently an adjunct research scientist with the Singapore Eye Research Institute and a clinical teacher at NUS.