About Dr Anita Chan
Specialty: Ocular Inflammation ＆ Immunology, Cataract ＆ Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Sub-specialties: Ocular Inflammation ＆ Immunology, Cataract ＆ Comprehensive Ophthalmology
MBBS, M Med(Ophth), FRCS(Ed), FAMS, FRCPath
Mondays – Fridays: 8.30am – 5.30pm
Closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and Public Holidays
Singapore National Eye Centre, 11 Third Hospital Ave, Singapore 168751.
Dr Anita Chan Appointment Number (For Serial): Tel: (65) 6227 7266, Tel: (65) 6100 9393 (from overseas).
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Chamber Name & Address: Singapore National Eye Centre, 11 Third Hospital Ave, Singapore 168751, Tell (65) 6227 7255.
M Med(Ophth) (2003)
Clinician scientist award (2019)
Khoo Mentored Research Award (KMRA, 2019)
Japan Society of Promotion of Science (JSPS) Ronpaku (Dissertation PhD) Program (2016)
Transition Award (2014)
Fellowship Award in Ophthalmic Pathology, Singapore National Eye Centre (2011)
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Basic Science Award, Doheny Eye Institute (2010)
Health Manpower Development Plan (2009)
Dr Anita Chan earned her medical degree from the Yong Loo Lin (YLL) School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1998. Following that, she completed her ophthalmology residency at the Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC) and achieved her postgraduate ophthalmology fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh FRCS(Ed), and FAMS (NUS) in 2007.
Dr Anita Chan expanded her expertise by undertaking a general pathology residency at the Department of Anatomical Pathology and Cytology at Singapore General Hospital (SGH). She successfully earned her Fellowship in Pathology (FRCPath) from the Royal College of Pathologists, Edinburgh, in 2016.
Currently serving as a practicing uveitis specialist at SNEC, Dr. Chan also holds the position of Head of the Ocular Inflammation and Immunology Service. In addition to practicing ophthalmic pathology at SGH, she serves as the Clinical Director of the Ophthalmic Pathology Service at SNEC. Dr. Chan leads the Translational Ophthalmic Pathology Platform (TOPP), funded by the National Medical Research Council (NMRC), at the Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI).
A dedicated researcher, Dr. Anita Chan received Transition and Clinician Scientist awards in 2014 and 2019, respectively. Her research interests revolve around Precision Medicine in Ophthalmology and the exploration of animal models of ophthalmic diseases. She focuses on areas such as neuroglobin neuroprotection, lymphoma, and single-cell technology. Notably, she was honored with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Ronpaku Award in 2016, leading her to pursue a fellowship PHD program at Tokyo University.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What are Dr. Anita Chan’s primary specialties?
Dr. Anita Chan specializes in Ocular Inflammation & Immunology, as well as Cataract & Comprehensive Ophthalmology. What specific areas within these specialties does she focus on?
2. How can I schedule an appointment with Dr. Anita Chan?
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Anita Chan, you can contact her office at the Singapore National Eye Centre during the specified operating hours. Additionally, online appointment options are available. What is the process for scheduling appointments, and are there specific contact details for overseas inquiries?
3. What are Dr. Anita Chan’s educational qualifications?
Dr. Anita Chan has an impressive educational background. Could you provide more information on her qualifications, including when and where she earned her degrees such as MBBS, M Med(Ophth), FRCS(Ed), FAMS, and FRCPath?
4. Can you elaborate on Dr. Anita Chan’s awards and recognitions?
Dr. Anita Chan has received several awards, including the Clinician Scientist Award, Khoo Mentored Research Award, and the Japan Society of Promotion of Science (JSPS) Ronpaku. What specific contributions or achievements led to these prestigious accolades?
5. What is the focus of Dr. Anita Chan’s research interests?
Dr. Anita Chan is actively involved in research, particularly in Precision Medicine in Ophthalmology and animal models of ophthalmic diseases. Could you provide more details on her specific research areas, such as neuroglobin neuroprotection, lymphoma, and single-cell technology? How do these areas contribute to advancements in ophthalmology?