Famous Doctors from Singapore People

Famous Doctors from Singapore

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List of the notable or famous Doctors who are citizens of Singapore, with photos, including famous Doctors born in Singapore and even some Doctors who immigrated to Singapore. Doctors are among the most prominent in their field and data about the Doctors from Singapore is included when available. This list can help answer the question "who are the most famous Doctors from Singapore?" List features Benjamin Henry Sheares, Richard Teo and more. (11 People)

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    Benjamin Sheares
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    Benjamin Henry Sheares, GCB, was the second President of Singapore.more

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    • Age: Died at 74 (1907-1981)
    • Birthplace: Singapore
    • Profession: Politician, Professor, Physician
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    Professor Chao Tzee Cheng was a renowned forensic pathologist in Singapore. Chao was respected for solving several notorious crimes in Singapore, and raised Singapore's level of professionalism in the area of forensics.more

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    • Age: Died at 66 (1934-2000)
    • Profession: Physician
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    Dr. Geh Min is the former President of Nature Society in Singapore. She was formerly a Nominated Member of Parliament from January 2005 to April 2006. Geh is a former student of Methodist Girls' School and Anglo-Chinese School. She is a medicine graduate of the National University of Singapore and works ...more

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    • Profession: Physician
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    Dr. Keith Goh is a neurosurgeon from Singapore. Dr Goh became known for leading an international medical and surgical team that was the first to attempt the separation of adult conjoined twins, the Bijani twins, who were joined at the head. The operation, carried out in Raffles Hospital in 2003, was ...more

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    Kenneth Lyen is a Singaporean pediatrician. He has a clinic at Mount Elizabeth Hospital. He graduated from the University of Oxford. A founding president of the Margaret Drive and the Balestier Special Schools for disabled children and children with autistic spectrum disorder, he has co-authored several ...more

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    • Profession: Physician, Writer
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    Lim Boon Keng
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    Dr. Lim Boon Keng, OBE, was a Chinese physician who promoted social and educational reforms in Singapore in the early 20th century. Lim was of Peranakan descent, with ancestry from Hai Teng district in Fujian, China.more

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    • Age: Died at 88 (1869-1957)
    • Birthplace: Penang, Malaysia
    • Profession: Physician
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    Michael Chew Koon Chan, Baron Chan 曾秋坤, MBE was a Singaporean–British physician and politician, of Chinese descent. Chan was born in Singapore, where his family were members of the Christian minority. He was educated at Raffles Institution, and moved to the United Kingdom to study medicine at Guy's ...more

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    • Age: Died at 66 (1940-2006)
    • Birthplace: Singapore
    • Profession: Politician, Physician
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    Emeritus Professor Sittampalam Shanmugaratnam was the professor and head of the department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the National University Hospital of Singapore specializing in human reproduction research. His work on contraception contributed to Singapore's success in population control. The ...more

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    • Age: Died at 73 (1928-2001)
    • Birthplace: Sri Lanka
    • Profession: Scientist, Physician
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    Susan Lim is a Singaporean surgeon who performed the first successful liver transplant in Singapore in 1990.more

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    • Birthplace: Singapore
    • Profession: Entrepreneur, Scientist, Surgeon
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    Vivian Balakrishnan, FRCS, is the Singapore Minister for Environment and Water Resources and a member of the governing People's Action Party. He is also the Minister-in-charge of the Smart Nation Initiative. He has previously held appointments in the Singapore Cabinet as the Minister for Community ...more

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    • Age: age 54
    • Birthplace: Singapore
    • Profession: Politician, Physician
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