Professor Philip Eng graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1984 and subsequently completed his Masters of Medicine (Internal Medicine) in 1989. He went on to do advanced training in Pulmonary and Critial Care Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and the University of California, San Diego, both in USA. In 1997, he was appointed Head Department of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine at the Singapore General Hospital at the age of 37. He was one of the youngest department heads in Singapore at that time.
In Prof Eng’s 9-year tenure, he built one of the strongest departments in the Asia Pacific region in Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine with strong linkages with Chest Radiology, Thoracic Surgery and Thoracic Oncology. His interests are in Lung Cancer, Bronchoscopy (both flexible and rigid), Intensive Care and Chest Radiology. He has performed more than 500 rigid bronchoscopies, stents and lasers.
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