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Chan Lai Peng
Dr Chan Lai Peng
Singapore General Hospital
Diagnostic Radiology
Senior Consultant

Dr Chan Lai Peng is a Senior Consultant Radiologist with the Department of Diagnostic Radiology. She is currently the Deputy Head of the Department of Diagnostic Radiology overseeing Clinical Services as well as the Deputy Director of the department’s Information Technology section.

She obtained her fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists in 1997 and did fellowship training in musculoskeletal radiology in Vancouver General Hospital in 2001. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, a member of the Singapore Radiological Society, Asian Musculoskeletal Society and Medical Ultrasound Society. Dr Chan also holds a Clinical Lecturer appointment from the National University of Singapore.

Her subspecialty interest is in musculoskeletal imaging, especially imaging of sports injuries, multiple myeloma and musculoskeletal tumours.  Her current research projects include MR imaging of multiple myeloma, gated 4D CT scanning of the wrist for detection of instabilities, and post marketing survey of Ultravist.   She has won awards for the best free paper at the 7th Annual Scientific meeting of the Singapore Radiological Society and the First International Conference on Evidence-based Medicine. She has given lectures in both international and regional conferences.

Dr Chan’s current interests are in musculoskeletal radiology, ultrasound and medical informatics.

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), National University of Singapore (1991)
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists, United Kingdom (FRCR) (1997)
  • Clinical Fellow in Musculoskeletal Radiology, Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (2001 – 2002)
  • Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore (FAMS) (2003)
Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships
  • Deputy Director, Information Technology, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Singapore General Hospital, 2004 – Present
  • Chairman, Division of Ambulatory and Clinical Support Services EBM Committee, Singapore General Hospital, 2005 - present
  • Clinical Lecturer, National University of  Singapore, 2007 - Present
  • Deputy Head (Clinical Services), Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Singapore General Hospital, 2009 - present


  • National Medical Research Council Medical Research Grant (co-investigator)
  • Ministry of Health HMDP Scholarship 2000
  • SARS Courage Medal 2003
  • Singapore Radiological Society Trust Fund Research Grant 2006
Publications and Research Trials
  • Gadolinium Chelate-associated Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis.
    Kei PL, Chan LP.
    Singapore Medical Journal. 2008 Mar; 49(3):181-5
  • Possible role of Gadolinium in Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis: Report of Two Cases and review of the literature.
    Lim YL, Lee HY, Low SCS, Chan LP, Goh NSG, Pang SM.
    Clinical and Experimental Dermatology. 2007 Jul; 32(4):353-8
  • Vertebrae Adjacent to Spinal Bone Lesion are Inconsistent Reference Markers: A Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopic Viewpoint.
    Rumpel H, Chan LL, Chan LP, Png MA, Tan KR, Lim WE.
    Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 2006 Apr; 23(4):574-7
  • Imaging Features of Fat Necrosis.
    Chan LP, Gee R, Keogh C, Munk PL.
    American Journal of Roentgenology. 2003 Oct;181(4):955-9


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