Dr Ang Beng Chong is an ophthalmologist practising at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore.
He was the first head of the division of vitreo-retinal surgery in the department of ophthalmology at National University Hospital.
He was involved in speaking at international meetings in San Diego, Baden-Baden and Kyoto, and also taught in Beijing and Tianjin in China. He was also involved in the organisation of several local and international meetings on microsurgery, lens implantation and vitreo-retinal courses.
Dr Ang obtained the Colombo Plan Fellowship to do ophthalmology at Sydney Eye Hospital in Australia in 1973.
In 2006, he co-authored the new 3rd edition of Fison’s Retinal Detachment Surgery.
He was awarded the Distinguished Service Award by the Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology in 1993, the Gold Medal Award by the Singapore National Eye Centre in 1997, and the Lifetime Service Medal of the Asia-Pacific Association of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons in 2005.
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Singapore
Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK
Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore