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Dr Peter Cheung

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MBBS (UNSW), PhD (Syd), FRACP, FAMS (Rheumatology)
Senior Consultant, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, National University Hospital
Senior Consultant, Rheumatology, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
Sub Specialty:
Medical and Surgical Conditions:
Ankylosing Spondylitis, Arthritis (Ankle), Arthritis (Hip), Baker cyst, Baker cyst (Musculoskeletal Oncology), Bursitis, Bursitis (Musculoskeletal Oncology), Chodromalacia, Connective Tissue Disorders, Gout, Gout (Ankle), Hand & Wrist Arthritis, Infection (knee), Infection (Musculoskeletal Oncology), Knee Arthritis, Knee Arthritis (Musculoskeletal Oncology), Osteoarthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
Special Interest:
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Ankylosing spondylitis/Spondyloarthritis
Outcome measures
National University Hospital
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
National University Health System
Dr Cheung completed his rheumatology training in Australia before pursuing an extended period of clinical research training in Cochin Hospital, Paris, under the guidance of Professors Maxime Dougados and Laure Gossec. Subsequently, he completed a PhD under the supervision of Professor Lyn March at the University of Sydney.

He is the current clinical lead in rheumatology ultrasonography and co-runs the weekly inflammatory arthritis multidisciplinary clinic. He is actively involved in postgraduate and undergraduate training in rheumatology and is part of the rheumatology senior residency core faculty and the current Director of Research in the Division of Rheumatology.

Dr Cheung is a steering committee member of the Singapore Targeted Ultrasound Initiative Interest group, member of the international OMERACT special interest group in patient involvement in research, as well as the past scientific chair of the Singapore Society of Rheumatology workshop. He is also an Associate Editor of Frontiers Medicine in Rheumatology.

Currently, his main research focus is on the clinical outcome measures of inflammatory arthritis and actively supervises students and residents on several ongoing research initiatives.

Awards and Honours

Articulum Fellowship 2009
University of Sydney Postgraduate award 2011
Ray Robinson Prize in Rheumatology 2008

Research and Publications