Dr. Khoo Boo Kian

  • MBBS MMed (Spore) (Gold Medal)
  • FAMS FRCS (Edin) (Gold Medal)
  • Director of Eye Specialist Clinic
Dr. Khoo Boo Kian’s Qualifications and Training
  • 1984 Basic medical degree MBBS from the National University of Singapore. Public Service Merit Scholarship
  • 1989 Basic ophthalmology training in Singapore
  • 1991 Trained in Tennant Institute of Ophthalmology, Glasgow
  • 1991 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (Ophthalmology) ie FRCS
  • 1992 Awarded Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Muthusamy Gold Medal for the Most Outstanding candidate for the entire academic year 1991-92 worldwide
  • 1992 Master of Medicine (ophthalmology) from National University of Singapore ie MMed
  • 1992 Master of Medicine Gold Medal for the top ophthalmology candidate from the National University of Singapore
  • 1996 Fellow, MoorfieldsEyeHospital, Strabismus (squint) service, London. Health Ministry scholarship.
  • 1997 Fellow, GreatOrmondStreetHospital for Sick Children, Dept of Ophthalmology, London. Health Ministry scholarship
  • 1998 Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore ie FAMS
  • 2005 Member of AmericanAcademy of Ophthalmology
  • 2006 Member of American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery
  • Member of American Association for Paediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus
Dr. Khoo Boo Kian’s Past Positions Held
  • President, Singapore Society of Ophthalmology 2001-2002
  • Head, Paediatric Ophthalmology and adult strabismus service of The Eye Institute, National Healthcare Group 2001-2006
  • Council Member, National Committee of Ophthalmology 2002 –2004
  • Program director, National Healthcare Group Polyclinic’s Eye Screening for the Elderly Pilot Project in 9 polyclinics 2001-2002
  • Visiting Consultant to the Health Promotion Board (HPB) for the National Myopia Prevention Programme 2002-2006
  • Visiting Consultant to HPB refraction clinics in HPB, Choa Chu Kang and Woodlands.2002 – 2006
  • Advisor, Ministry of Health for the National Myopia Prevention Program 2002-2006
  • Director, Lions National Glaucoma Eye Screening Service 2000-2010
Dr. Khoo Boo Kian’s Skills

Dr Khoo Boo Kian is the director of Eye Specialist Clinic Pte Ltd. He established the clinic since 2002 and is very experienced in treating children and adults. He is one of the most well-respected paediatric ophthalmologists in Singapore and has been successfully treating childhood myopia for more than 10 years.

He trained and refined his cataract surgery and general ophthalmology (e.g. diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, glaucoma etc.) at high volume in Singapore National Eye Centre and Tan Tock Seng Hospital from 1989. He did his fellowship for paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at Great Ormond Street Hospital for sick children and Moorfield Eye Hospital Strabismus Service in 1996-1997. He was the founder-director of the Lions National Glaucoma Eye Screening Program and I has extensive glaucoma experience. He is also fully trained and competent in all surgical aspects of ophthalmology as he spent many years in a general ophthalmology department practicing all subspecialties including Oculoplastic Retina, Cornea and Paediatrics. This comprehensive training gives him confidence in handling complicated eye problems alone as well as handling any complications that might arise in the middle of surgery.