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Dr Chen Jianping

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  • Consultant, Department of Ophthalmology, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
  • Consultant, Department of Ophthalmology, Jurong Medical Centre


MBBS (S'pore), MMed (Ophth), FAMS, FRCOphth



Clinical Disciplines/Programmes:

Cataract, General Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology (Eye), Retina (Medical), Retina (Surgical)

Special Interests:

Retinal diseases, Retinal Surgery, Advanced Cataract Surgery


Dr Chen Jianping, a Consultant in the Department of Ophthalmology at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital (NTFGH), graduated from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2010. He completed his Ophthalmology Residency training in Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore. During his residency, he served as the Chief Medical Officer and Deputy Chief Registrar. He was conferred the Master of Medicine (Ophthalmology) in 2017. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (UK) in 2019, and joined the Fellows of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore in the same year.

He practises general ophthalmology with a special interest in retinal diseases. Aside from advanced cataract surgeries, he sub-specialises in vitreoretinal surgery and medical retina.

He regularly participates in the training of medical students, residents, nurses and optometrists at NTFGH. He was awarded the prestigious Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence by NUS 2023 for his efforts. He also has a keen interest in international ophthalmic humanitarian work and is an executive committee member of The Vision Mission, a non-profit organisation that focuses on setting up sustainable eye care programmes in developing countries.


  • 2012 - Staff of the Quarter Award (Central Manpower Base - Medical Classification Centre)
  • 2012 - Army Training Evaluation Course Letter of Commenation
  • 2017 - Best Teacher Award (Registrar/MO)
  • 2020 - Monthly Service Star (April)
  • 2021 - Monthly Service Star (May)

Journals & Publications

1. Philemon K. Huang, Chen Jianping, Daniel Vitor Vasconcelos-Santos, Jacqueline Souza Dutra Arruda, Parthopratim Dutta Majumder, Eliza Anthony, Sudha K. Ganesh, Jyotirmay Biswas, Ho Su Ling, Stephen C. Teoh & Rupesh Agrawal (2017): Ocular Toxoplasmosis in Tropical Areas: Analysis and Outcome of 190 Patients from a Multicenter Collaborative Study, Ocular Immunology and Inflammation, DOI: 10.1080/09273948.2017.1367407
2. Tan CS, Ngo WK, Chen JP, et al. EVEREST study report 2: imaging and grading protocol, and baseline characteristics of a randomised controlled trial of polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy. Br J Ophthalmol. 10 March, 2015 doi:10.1136/bjophthalmol-2014-305674
3. J Chen, C Chai, S C Teoh. Cryptococcal-related exudative retinal detachment. Eye advance online publication. 6 May 2011; doi:10.1038/eye.2011.100

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore

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National University Health System
  • National University Hospital
  • Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
  • Alexandra Hospital
  • Jurong Community Hospital
  • National University Polyclinics
  • Jurong Medical Centre
  • National University Cancer Institute, Singapore
  • National University Heart Centre, Singapore
  • National University Centre for Oral Health, Singapore
  • NUHS Diagnostics
  • NUHS Pharmacy
  • Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health
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