MBBS (S’pore), MRCPCH (UK), PG Dip (UK), MSc (UK)
Paediatric dermatology which includes conditions like atopic dermatitis (eczema), urticaria and skin infections
Dr Chong graduated with MBBS from the NUS in 2004 and obtained his MRCPCH(UK) in 2010. He completed his paediatric training in KKH and was accredited as a specialist for Paediatric Medicine in 2013. He is a Fellow in the Academy of Medicine (Singapore). He subsequently obtained his Diploma in Practical Dermatology in 2014 and the Master of Science in Practical Dermatology in 2016 from Cardiff University, United Kingdom. He received the MOH HMDP award in 2015 and did his subspecialty training under Professor Alain Taïeb at the Department of Paediatric Dermatology, National Centre for Rare Skin Disorders, Hôpital Pellégrin-Enfants at Bordeaux, France.
Prior to joining Raffles Hospital, he was a Consultant in the Department of General Paediatrics as well as the Dermatology Service at KKH. He was an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, an Adjunct Instructor in the Department of Paediatrics, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and a clinical teacher in Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine. He was awarded the Jane Prize in Pediatrics in 2003. In recognition of his efforts in patient care, he was awarded the CEO Patient Safety Award in 2011 and the Singhealth Quality Service Silver Award in 2015. He has also published several articles in international peer-reviewed journals, including a review on “Non-topical Management of Paediatric Recalcitrant Atopic Dermatitis” in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. He is a member of the Asthma and Allergy Association.
In addition to general paediatric conditions, childhood vaccinations, developmental assessment and common paediatric illnesses, Dr Chong has special interest in paediatric dermatology which includes conditions like atopic dermatitis (eczema), urticaria and skin infections. Dr Chong believes in the holistic management of children’s health and advocates for a good quality of life.