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Dr Roland Chong
Siong Eng

MBBS (Singapore)
M Med (Internal Medicine, Singapore)
MRCP (UK)
MRCP (Ireland)
FRCP (Ireland & Edinburgh)
FAMS (Gastroenterology)

Dr. Roland Chong

Gastroenterologist and Physician
The Gastroenterology Group

Dr Chong is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at Gleneagles Hospital.  He graduated from the university of Singapore in 1980 and obtained post-graduate degrees in internal medicine in 1985/86 from the Royal college of Physicians of UK, Ireland and National University of Singapore. He was subsequently conferred fellowships by the Irish and Edinburgh Colleges and is a fellow of the Academy of Medicine Singapore.

Dr Chong spent a year in Edinburgh on HMDP fellowship under the auspices of the Ministry of Health and Royal college of Physicians of Edinburgh in the GI/Liver Service. While in SGH, he served as the director of the Endoscopy Centre and served on Post Graduate education committee, the standing advisory committee, the SGH Post Graduate Medical Institute and the credentialling committee.   His research interests while in SGH centred around hepatology and he won the Inaugural Young Investigators Prize for the Best Paper ”The Relationship between Alcohol, lipids and Apolipoproteins” at the Biennial Scientific Association for the Study of the Liver, Jakarta 1990.

Despite leaving for private practice in 1996, he continued to contribute to teaching and training in Gastroenterology and has been visiting consultant to the Department of Gastroenterology since 1996 and Department of Internal Medicine SGH from 2013-2021. He was also a member of the specialist training committee, Specialist Accreditation Board in Gastroenterology , Ministry of Health and a member of the National Advisory Committee on Gastroenterology, Ministry of Health.

A thought leader in his field, he chaired several Ministry of Health guideline committees, including the inaugural Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) on use of Antibiotics in Adults Year 2002 and Co- Chaired CPG on Management of Hepatitis B, as well as served as a member for the CPG guidelines on use of Steroids in general Practice.  He was a Member of the Medical Expert Panel for the Subordinate Courts Mediation Service and is presently in the Panel of Medical Assessors to the Supreme Court as appointed by the Singapore Medical Council.    

He also contributed to the local gastroenterology community by serving as the president of the Gastroenterologic Society of Singapore (GESS) and as an executive committee member, Asia Pacific Association for Gastroenterology.  He also was a previous Chair of the Chapter of Gastroenterologist, College of Physicians, Academy of Medicine Singapore.

 

Having accumulated years of practice and experience, he manages patients holistically with an eye to all their problems and with an understanding that certain things will need other subspeciality care.

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