Prof. Christopher Cheng

Prof Christopher Cheng graduated from Singapore University 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.

Prof Cheng is currently Senior Consultant, Department of Urology, Singapore General Hospital (SGH) and Pro-Tem Chief Executive Officer of Sengkang General Hospital.

He was the Head of Urology from SGH 2001-2011. He was Chief Medical Informatics Officer of SGH from 2003-2008. He was Chairman, Electronic Medical Records, SingHealth from 1994-2008.

Prof Cheng is Council Member and a Member of the Complaint Panel of Singapore Medical Council. Prof Cheng was awarded the SingHealth GCEO Excellence Award for ‘Outstanding Clinician’ in Year 2011.

Prof Cheng is currently the Adjunct Professor to Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore and Clinical Associate Professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. He is also the Visiting Professor of Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

He was Founding President of the Asia-Pacific Society of Uro-oncology and President of the Singapore Urological Association from Year 2004 to 2006. He is the Chairman, Long-Term Strategic Planning Committee of Société Internationale d’Urologie.

Prof Cheng is active in sports, music and community work. He served on the committees of running clubs, sailing clubs and as volunteer doctor for community centres.

He has more than 100 publications in local and international peer reviewed journals on uro-oncology and other subjects.