Designation: Senior Consultant
Language spoken: English, Mandarin
Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC)
Singapore National Eye Centre
11 Third Hospital Ave
Mondays to Fridays: 8.30am to 5.30pm
Saturdays: 8.30am to 12.30pm
(Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays)
Tel: 6227 7255
Dr Chan Choi Mun is a Senior Consultant with the SNEC, having been with the Centre since 2000. She sees and performs surgeries on patients with general eye complaints such as cataracts as well as patients with retinal problems, including those with age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and maculopathy, central and branch retinal vein occlusions and inherited retinal dystrophies.
Dr Chan obtained her basic medical degree from the University of Sydney in 1998 while on both the Equity and Merit Scholarship, as well as the Wesley College Scholarship. She completed her post-graduate training in Ophthalmology and obtained her Masters of Medicine from the NUS in 2004, and her Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (Ophthalmology) from Edinburgh in 2007. In 2008, Dr Chan completed her fellowship in Medical Retina, specialising in the management of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and maculopathy, as well as central and branch retinal vein occlusions. In 2014, she completed a fellowship in inherited retinal dystrophies at the Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, UK while on the HMDP award from the Ministry of Health of Singapore.
Dr Chan practices at SNEC and its branches. Besides her clinical practice, Dr Chan is also an Assistant Professor at the Duke-NUS Medical School as well as Clinical Senior Lecturer with the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the NUS, teaching junior doctors and medical students.
Dr Chan is currently involved in numerous trials researching the safety and efficacy of intravitreal medications in the treatment of age-related macular degenerations and retinal vein occlusions, as well as phenotyping of age-related macular degeneration.
Dr Chan takes pride in providing personalised service to her patients and was awarded a Gold Award in the Singapore Health Quality Service Award 2016 as recognition for her efforts.
MBBS, MRCSEd, MMed(Ophth), FRCS(Ed), FAMS