Dr Chan Hwei Wuen is a Consultant at the Department of Ophthalmology, National University Hospital (NUH). She also serves at Alexandra Hospital's Eye Surgery Centre.
Dr Chan received her formal medical training at the University College London (UCL) and her first exposure to Ophthalmology was during her stint at Moorfields Eye Hospital as a student, which fuelled her interest to pursue a career in this specialty. She completed her residency training in Ophthalmology at the NUH, Singapore, in June 2016. During her residency training, Dr Chan served as the Chief Resident from 2014 to 2015. She is actively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, and was awarded the NUS MedSoc Outstanding Tutor Award. Dr Chan holds a joint appointment on the National University of Singapore Clinical Faculty Scheme. She is a member of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (UK).
Upon completion of local fellowship training in both Medical Retina and Vitreoretinal Surgery, Dr Chan was awarded the MOH Health Manpower Development Plan Fellowship award and pursued further sub-specialty training overseas. She practised as a clinical fellow in Medical Retina and Ophthalmic Genetics under Prof Andrew Webster, Prof Michel Michaelides, Prof Mariya Moosajee and A/Prof Omar Mahroo at Moorfields Eye Hospital from 2019 to 2020. This was followed by a fellowship at Ghent University Hospital, Belgium under the tutelage of Prof Bart Leroy and Dr Fanny Nerinckx in Ophthalmic Genetics and Vitreoretinal Surgery respectively. Dr Chan is also proficient in the management of adult cataracts and is trained in femtosecond laser assisted cataract surgery.