Language spoken: English, Mandarin
Mount Alvernia Hospital
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LSC Eye Clinic
290 Orchard Road
Paragon Medical Tower 1
Mon-Fri: 9.00AM - 06.00PM
Sat: 9:00AM - 01:00PM
Sun : Closed
Public Holiday : Closed
Tel: 6836 1000
Fax: 6836 8385
Dr Errol Chan’s practice centers on all aspects of general and emergency ophthalmology, with special expertise in cataract surgery, the medical and surgical treatment of retinal diseases, and uveitis.
Dr Chan is an experienced Ophthalmologist. He has an international experience caring for patients with complex eye diseases, having practised at some of the most prestigious eye centers in the world. To date, he has performed thousands of cataract and vitreoretinal surgery procedures.
Born and raised in Singapore, Dr Chan graduated MBBS from the National University of Singapore with Distinction and placement on the Dean’s List, and completed Ophthalmology specialist training at the National University Health System.
He was awarded scholarship by the Retina Foundation of Canada to pursue a Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellowship at McGill University in Canada. He was also accepted in the highly-selective Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital London in the UK. With this experience, he offers a broad and current range of surgical treatments for retinal diseases.
He has also trained in the Medical Retina and Uveitis Fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital London, and provides consulting expertise for patients with macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, retinal vascular and uveitic eye conditions, and for rare genetic retinal diseases.
As a cataract surgeon, Dr Chan's clinical experience extends to providing a wide range of lens implant options for patients with cataracts, particularly individuals desiring spectacle-freedom. His special expertise as a vitreoretinal surgeon includes complex cataract and secondary intraocular lens and lens exchange surgeries, including iris- and scleral-fixated implants.
Dr Chan was Consultant Ophthalmologist in the UK, managing a high-volume clinical practice in cataract and vitreoretinal surgery.
Professional Positions and Memberships:
Dr Chan is one of the few Singaporean ophthalmologists who holds Fellowship affiliations in Ophthalmology with all specialist colleges in the UK, Canada, and Singapore. These are:
Royal College of Ophthalmologists UK
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Academy of Medicine Singapore
He is also a member of the following organizations:
American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society of Retina Specialists
European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
MBBS, National University of Singapore
MMed(Ophth), National University of Singapore
FRCOphth, Royal College of Ophthalmologists UK
MRCSEd, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
FRCSEd, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
FRCS(Glasg), Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
FRCS(Canada), Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
FAMS, Academy of Medicine Singapore
Awards and Publications
Dr Chan is a speaker at international Ophthalmology conferences, and is actively engaged in clinical research. He has been a clinical trial investigator of new treatments for retinal diseases, has authored more than 40 articles in textbooks and journals, and is a reviewer for leading Ophthalmology journals. Dr Chan was also Clinical Lecturer at the National University of Singapore, and has supervised the clinical and surgical training of Ophthalmology fellows and specialist trainees.
For his academic contributions, he has been recognized with several honors, including the Asia-Pacific Vitreoretinal Society Best Paper Award, the Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute Fellows Research Award, and the World Glaucoma Association Travel Award.