Dr. Eng Soh Ping
|Credentials||MBBS (Singapore) FRCS (ENT) (Edin) FRCS (ENT) (Ire) DLO (ENT) (UK) FAMS (ENT) Dip Acup (Singapore)|
|Language||English, Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese Dialect|
Dr Eng Soh Ping is a consultant Ear Nose Throat – Head & Neck Surgeon and the Director of Ear-Hearing & Voice-Throat services in ASCENT Ear Nose Throat Specialist Group.
He has a vast experience in the management of adult & children ENT conditions and has an interest in ear & hearing problems, voice, sore throat, neck lumps (including thyroid – salivary gland) as well as nose-sinus diseases. He is also one of the very few medical specialists in the region who is certified to complement his medical practice with acupuncture. Through his collaboration with Kendang Kerbau Women’s & Children’s Hospital, Dr Eng is well positioned to manage all children’s ENT conditions including hearing implantation for the deaf.
Subsequently, he traveled under the prestigious national scholarship (SingHealth Health Manpower Development Programme Award) to train with renowned world experts to develop his subspecialty interests, which included the University of Toronto (Canada), University of Wisconsin (USA), UCL de Mont Godinne (Belgium) and Portmann Ear Institute (France).
Since his return, Dr Eng became the first surgeon in South East Asia to perform the Retro-X Semi-implantable hearing device for hearing loss. He also pioneered the otology service and introduced laser surgery in the centre where he previously worked.
Dr Eng is academically active and widely published. He contributed actively as reviewer of the Singapore Medical Journal & European ENT Journal and has published many articles and book chapters. He was also the director of the 4th Asia Pacific Otology Meeting and co-director of the 1st Singapore ENT Laser Course.
Dr Eng started his surgical training and practice in Singapore and subsequently underwent a rigorous advanced training programme in reputable centres in the United Kingdom where he obtained his specialist degrees and was conferred Fellowships in the Royal Colleges in Edinburgh and Ireland. As a result of his hard work, Dr Eng has achieved a string of academic accolades which included the following:
In 2004, Dr Eng was awarded the prestigious national health scholarship (SingHealth Health Manpower Development Programme) to train with renowned experts outside Singapore. During his clinical fellowship (2004-2006), he had the good fortune of being mentored by ‘giants’ of his surgical specialty that included Professor John Rutka and Professor Jerry Halik (University of Toronto), Professor Albert Merati (University of Wisconsin), Professor Marc Remacle (UCL de Mont Godine, Belgium), Professor Guy Lacher and Professor Didier Portmann (Portmann Institute, France).
Since his return from his fellowship, Dr Eng served as a consultant surgeon in Changi General Hospital before leaving for private practice. During this short stint, Dr. Eng pioneered the Ear & Hearing service and provided sub-specialty care in voice and throat management. At the same time, he maintained his interest in children ENT management by collaborating with Kendang Kerbau Women’s & Children’s Hospital as a Visiting Consultant.
Dr Eng has a strong pioneering spirit and helped introduce several firsts in Changi General Hospital including laser assisted middle ear surgery and injection laryngoplasty. In December 2006, Dr Eng blazed the trail by becoming the first ENT surgeon in South East Asia to perform the semi-implantable hearing aid (Retro-X).