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Dr Peter Eng

Dr Peter Eng obtained his medical degree from the National University of Singapore in 1988 and his post-graduate medical degree from the Royal College of Physicians in the United Kingdom in 1994. He then trained as a specialist in endocrinology at the Singapore General Hospital from 1994 to 1997 and was subsequently awarded a fellowship to train at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston for 18 months from 1998 to 1999. He received his Specialist Accreditation in Endocrinology in 2000 and was inducted as a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore. In 2006, he was inducted as a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom.

 

Clinical Appointments

Dr Eng served as a Consultant at the Department of Endocrinology at the Singapore General Hospital from 2000 to 2005 and Senior Consultant from 2005 onwards. From 2001 to 2006, he also served as the Director of the Diabetes Center at the Singapore General Hospital. In additional to his clinical posts, he had a concurrent teaching appointment as a Clinical Lecturer with the National University of Singapore. He left institutional practice in 2006 to start his own practice at Mt Elizabeth Medical Centre but remains a Visiting Consultant at Singapore General Hospital, Jurong General Hospital and Dover Park Hospice.

 

Awards

In 1998, Dr Eng was awarded the HMDP Fellowship Award by the Singapore Ministry of Health for further training in endocrinology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. During his fellowship, he won the Knoll Thyroid Research Clinical Fellowship Award at the 1999 meeting of the Endocrine Society for outstanding research in the thyroid field. He also received an American Thyroid Association Travel Grant Award as well as a Singapore National Medical Research Council Research Fellowship award in the same year. In 2005, He received a Service Quality Award from the Singapore General Hospital in 2004 and a Distinguished Reviewer award from the Singapore Medical Association in 2005.