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​Adjunct Associate Professor Chuah graduated from the School of Medicine, National University of Singapore in 1991, and subsequently completed his post-graduate training in Anatomic Pathology at the Singapore General Hospital in 1999. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) and the American Society of Clinical Pathologists. Following his clinical training, he was awarded a scholarship under the Ministry of Health’s Health Manpower Development Program to understudy Professor Thomas Colby and Professor Kevin Leslie at the Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, USA in pulmonary pathology from 2001-2002. His other areas of interest include soft tissue and bone pathology, molecular pathology and haematopathology.

He is a member of several professional societies including the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Pulmonary Pathology Society (USA) and British Division of the International Academy of Pathology. He currently has 100 scientific publications in international and local peer-reviewed journals, and is an editorial board member of Pathology (RCPA journal).

He is the Head of the Dept of Pathology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital as well as the Cluster Chief for NHG Anatomic Pathology. He oversees the department’s accreditation with the College of American Pathologists and was previously a technical assessor for the Singapore Accreditation Council Laboratory Accreditation Scheme. He maintains oversight of the Anatomic Pathology service in NHG. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor / Content Expert / Clinical Teacher in Pathology with the LKC School of Medicine. He was formerly a senior clinical lecturer with the Department of Pathology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. He is also an examiner with the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia since 2005 and is an active member of the Resident Advisory Committee for Pathology. He takes a personal interest in teaching and is actively involved in tutoring both anatomic pathology residents and undergraduate students.​

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