MBBS, MRCOG (London), FRCOG (London), M.Med (O&G), FICS (USA), FAMS (S’pore)
OBSTETRICIAN & GYNAECOLOGIST
Dr Henry Cheng received his undergraduate medical training at the distinguished University of Malaya in 1982 before proceeding to Singapore, where he completed his specialist training. He then furthered his postgraduate studies in the field of Obstetrics & Gynaecology in the United Kingdom, before graduating with a Masters of Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in the year 1988. In 1990, Dr Cheng received further training at the Harris Birthright Research Centre in Kings College Hospital, London, where he trained in the sub-specialisation of Fetal Medicine under Professor Kypros Nicolaides, founder of the world-renowned Fetal Medicine Foundation. Dr Cheng was then awarded Fellowship from the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG) in 2000.
Dr Henry Cheng was appointed as head of the Fetal Medicine Division in the Singapore General Hospital (SGH) Department of O&G, where he also practiced as a senior consultant, before commencing his private practice. In addition, he taught and trained medical students, specialists-in-training, and specialists. Passionate about his practice, Dr Cheng was also active in educating the public through talks and forums.
Dr Cheng has conducted research work at the University College of London and the University of Nottingham, leading to a number of scientific publications under his belt. He has also presented clinical papers both locally and overseas and chaired several scientific meetings. He established the Obstetrics & Gynaecology (O&G) division in Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital in 2015 and is currently serving as Chair of the hospital’s O&G special interest group.
The research and analysis conducted by Dr Henry Cheng during his course of work with Professor Kypros Nicolaides played a significant role in laying the foundation for the now ubiquitous OSCAR test, an international test currently used to screen for Down’s syndrome in the first trimester of pregnancy.
Aside from work-related interests, Dr Cheng also has a passion for electronic medical equipment and computer software. Thus, he serves as a medical advisor for several medical software and electronic companies.