Specialty: Geriatric Medicine
Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Dementia, Heart Failure, Parkinson’s Disease.
Dr Christopher Lien Tsung Chien is a senior consultant with the department of Geriatric Medicine at Changi General Hospital (CGH). He graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1988 and trained across local hospitals in Singapore. In 1995, he continued specialty training in Scotland and worked at Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, the Royal Victoria Hospital in Dundee, Ashludie Hospital in Angus and the Perth Royal Infirmary in Perthshire.
He then returned to Singapore in 2001 after obtaining his Certificate of Completion of Speciality Training (CCST) in general internal medicine and geriatric medicine, and has been at CGH ever since. He also has a Masters in Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government in Harvard University (2012 - 2013).
Dr Lien has been director of Community Geriatrics since 2006 with an interest in the development of transitional, intermediate and long term care services for the elderly, and in Parkinson's Disease in Older People. He is also the current chair of the Chapter of Geriatricians, College of Physicians, Academy of Medicine, Singapore and a governor of the Lien Foundation.
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