Dr Natalie Epton is a paediatrician and neonatologist practising at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore. She has special interests in neonatal medicine, including neonatal intensive care, early childhood development and childhood nutrition.
Dr Epton received her medical degree from the University of Birmingham, UK in 1999. She completed her postgraduate paediatric training in Birmingham Children’s Hospital and KK Women's and Children’s Hospital, obtaining her Membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health in London in 2004. She then went on to complete her advanced specialist training in paediatrics and neonatology, becoming one of the first doctors in Singapore to receive advanced accreditation in both specialties.
Dr Epton has served as a clinical lecturer at both the Yong Loo Lin undergraduate medical school and the Duke-NUS postgraduate medical school for several years, and personally mentored many junior doctors. Her research has won awards at several regional conferences, and she has had the privilege of being an invited speaker at an international congress. She continues to serve as a regular contributor and member of the editorial advisory board for Young Parents magazine, which she has done for over 5 years, and continues to be committed to patient education.
Dr Epton is a passionate advocate of breastfeeding, and as a mother of three, she has a wealth of personal practical knowledge and experience.
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University of Birmingham, UK
Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, London, UK