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Dr. Bobby Cheng

Senior Consultant Opthamology


  • Vitreoretinal medicine and surgery
  • Ocular inflammation and immunology

Medical Conditions Treated:

  • Retinal detachment
  • Macular degeneration
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Retinal vascular occlusion
  • Macular holes


English Mandarin, Hokkien, Teochew


MBBS (Singapore), M Med (Ophthalmology) (Singapore), FRCSEd (Ophthalmology) (United Kingdom)

Professional Profile:

Dr Bobby Cheng has a wealth of experience in the field of opthammology. He received his medical degree from the National University of Singapore in 1993 before specialising in ophthalmology. In 2000, he was awarded the prestigious Gold Medal award in the Masters of Medicine – Ophthalmology (MMed). He was also admitted as a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCSEd) and Academy of Medicine (FAMS).

After completing his training, Dr Cheng went on to complete fellowships in two ophthalmic subspecialties: vitreoretinal medicine and surgery, and ocular inflammation and immunology. He was awarded the Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC) overseas scholarship to do a fellowship in ocular inflammation and immunology with Professor JV Forrester at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland in 2002. Upon his return, he completed a local fellowship program in vitreoretinal medicine and surgery at the SNEC.

Dr Cheng is an active clinician, researcher, and teacher. He has presented at over 50 international and regional conferences and has more than 20 publications in peer-reviewed journals, including Archives Ophthalmology, American Journal of Ophthalmology, British Journal of Ophthalmology, and Retina. His current research is focused on dengue maculopathy as well as Fourier domain optical coherent tomography (OCT) scanning of the retina.