Dr. Christopher Cheng
Steering Committee Ambassador
Dr. Christopher Cheng graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1982 and obtained his FRCS (Surg) in 1986, and FAMS (Urology) in 1993. He was the first urologist from Singapore to be fellowship certified in Uro-oncology at the Mayo Clinic in 1992.
He is a senior consultant urologist at Sengkang General Hospital and Singapore General Hospital. Prof Cheng spearheaded the development of robotic urological surgery early in 2003. He has over 90 publications in local and international journals on Prostate Cancers, Bladder Cancers, and Stone Diseases. He has contributed to several book chapters on urology in local and international publications.
He was awarded the National Outstanding Clinician Award at the National Medical Excellence Awards 2017.
Prof Cheng was awarded The Public Administrative Medal (Silver) at the National Day Awards 2015. He was the founding CEO of the Sengkang General Hospital. Besides building the 1400 bedded general hospital from scratch and forming the startup company of Sengkang Health now numbering 5000 staff, he also actively promotes population health with regional partners and sustainability through various people and infrastructure projects.