Dr. Chuah Yen Seong, Benjamin
|Credentials||MBBCH, BAO (Ireland), MRCP (United Kingdom) - Specialist Medical Oncologist|
Dr Benjamin Chuah, Consultant Medical Oncologist at OncoCare Cancer Centre, was previously Consultant in the Department of Haematology-Oncology, National Cancer Institute Singapore, National University Hospital.
Graduating in medicine from Trinity College Dublin in 1998 where he was awarded the Professor Prize in Physic (Surgery) and the Arthur Ball Prize (2nd Place), Dr Chuah returned to Singapore and obtained his Membership of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom in 2002.
Prior to entering private practice, Dr Chuah was actively involved in both post-graduate teaching and research. He was the Director for Postgraduate Medical Education (Medical Oncology) and was a Core Faculty for the Residency Program (Internal Medicine). For his efforts, he was awarded the National University Hospital Postgraduate Teaching Excellence Award in 2011. He was also involved in clinical and translational research for many years and was the principal or co-investigator in international trials involving the use of novel and targeted therapy drugs for colorectal and pancreatic cancer. He was awarded the NUH Innovative Grant for research in warfarin pharmacogenomics and was also honoured with the inaugural Kobayashi Foundation Award for work done on serial changes in the expression of breast cancer-related proteins in response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy. His research work has lead to several 1st author publications in high impact medical and oncology journals including Gastroenterology, GUT and Annals of Oncology.
Dr Chuah’s subspecialty interest is in Gastrointestinal Cancers including oesophageal, gastric, biliary tract, pancreatic, liver and colorectal cancers.