Dr. Eng Cher Tiew Philip
|Credentials||MBBS (Sing) 1984 MMed (Int Med) 1989 FAMS (Resp) 1994 FCCP (US) 1994 FACP (US) 1996 FRCP (London) 2007|
|Language||English, Mandarin Chinese, Hokkien Dialect, Cantonese Dialect, Teochew Dialect|
Professor Philip Eng graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1984 and subsequently completed his Masters of Medicine (Internal Medicine) in 1989. He then went on to do advance training in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and the University of California, San Diego, both in USA. In 1997, he was appointed Head, Department of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine at the Singapore General Hospital at the age of 37. He was one of the youngest Head of Department in Singapore at that time.
In Prof Eng’s 9-year tenure, he built one of the strongest departments in the region in Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine with strong linkages with Chest Radiology, Thoracic Surgery and Thoracic Oncology. His interests are in Lung Cancer, Bronchoscopy (both flexible and rigid), Intensive Care and Chest Radiology. He has performed more than 200 rigid bronchoscopies, stents, NdYAG lasers and Argon Plasma photo-coagulation.
Prof Eng has published close to 100 peer reviewed articles and books. In 2005, he published a book, “Chest Xrays: Illustrated with 100 cases”, in collaboration with Cambridge University Press, UK that went on to sell more than 5000 copies within 2 years. He has lectured in many countries including USA, China, Japan, Korea, Australia, India, Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam and Philippines. He has trained many doctors from China, Philippines, Macau, India, Indonesia and Hong Kong. In 2007, he was Congress President at the 2nd Asia Pacific Congress of Bronchology, held in Singapore.
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