Dr. Peter Eng Hsi Ko

Endocrinology

Credentials MBBS (Singapore) 1988, MRCP (Int Med) (UK) 1994, FAMS (Int Med) 2000, FRCP (UK) 2006
Language English, Mandarin Chinese, Hokkien Dialect
Background

Dr Peter Eng received his medical degree from the National University of Singapore in 1988. He was subsequently admitted as a Member of the Royal College of Physicians (UK) in 1994. He trained as a specialist in endocrinology at the Singapore General Hospital from 1994 to 1997 and was subsequently awarded a HMDP fellowship to train at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston from1998-1999. During his training in Boston, he was the winner of the Endocrine Society’s Knoll award in 1999 for outstanding thyroid research.

He received his specialist accreditation in endocrinology in 2000 and became a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore in the same year. In 2006, he was inducted as a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (UK). He served as a Senior Consultant in the Singapore General Hospital Department of Endocrinology as well as the Director of the Singapore General Hospital Diabetes Centre till 2006, when he moved to start his own practice in Mt Elizabeth Medical Centre.

He is currently a Visiting consultant at the Singapore General Hospital, Jurong General Hospital and Dover Park Hospice. Besides clinical patient care, Dr Eng lectures on diabetes and thyroid disorders and reviews for the Singapore Medical Journal and the Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore. Dr Eng’s primary subspecialty interests are in diabetes and thyroid disorders. He also treats lipid disorders, testosterone deficiency & erectile dysfunction as well as all other hormonal disorders.

Achievements

Academic, Clinical & Research Awards

  1. HMDP fellowship award – July 1998-June 1999
  2. Knoll Thyroid Research Clinical Fellowship Award (Awarded by the Endocrine Society) – 1999
  3. NMRC fellowship award – July 1999-Nov 1999
  4. American Thyroid Association Travel Grant Award – 1999
  5. National Medical Research Council Grant (NMRC/0434/2000) – 2000
  6. Singapore General Hospital Service Quality Award – 2004
  7. Singapore Medical Journal Award for Reviewing with Distinction – 2005

 

Clinical and Academic positions

  • Director, Diabetes Centre Singapore General Hospital – Jan 2001 to July 2006
  • Senior Consultant Department of Endocrinology, SGH – Nov 2005 to July 2006
  • Clinical Lecturer National University of Singapore Scientific Committee positions – Jul 2004 to July 2006
  • Chairman – Mt Elizabeth Hospital Annual Scientific Meeting – 2008
  • Chairman – Endocrine and Metabolic Society of Singapore Annual Scientific Meeting – 2002
  • Chairman – Introductory Course on Molecular Biology for Clinicians – 2002
  • Chairman – Singapore General Hospital Endocrine Update – 2000