Associate Professor Yip Chee Chew


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Associate Professor Yip Chee Chew
MBBS(S'pore), MMed (Ophth) (S'pore), FRCOphth, FRCS (Edin), FAMS
Adjunct Associate Professor, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine,
Nanyang Technological University


Dr Yip is Head and Senior Consultant at the Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Department at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital. He received two years of Oculoplastic Surgery fellowship training in America at the Universities of Cincinnati and Los Angeles, California, under the Ministry of Health HMDP scholarship scheme.

He has a sub-specialty practice in oculoplastic surgery besides practising comprehensive ophthalmology. His other appointments include Head, Oculoplastics Service, National Healthcare Group Eye Institute; Deputy Chairman, Domain Specific Review Board A; Past President of the Asia Pacific Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (2012-2012). He is the Editor, Orbit & Oculoplastics Section, Asia Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology (2012 to date). He is a clinician educator with the National University of Singapore (NUS). His administrative roles in ophthalmic education include being Member of the Residency Advisory Committee, School of Post-Graduate Studies (2010 till date) and Member of the System-based Workgroup, NUS-Ophthalmology. He is also an Adjunct Senior Clinician Investigator with the Singapore Eye Research Institute and a part time Senior Consultant with the Healthcare Finance Division, Ministry of Health.

He received the American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award (2008), the American Academy of Ophthalmology International Ophthalmologist Education Award (2011) and the Eye and Visionary Award (2012) for his contributions in ophthalmic education. He also graduated from the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO) Leadership Development Programme (2015-2016 Class).