Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
Menu

Clin Assoc Prof Wong Doric

Adj Assoc Prof Doric Wong from Singapore National Eye Centre

Clin Assoc Prof Wong Doric

​MBBS, M Med(Ophth), FRCS(Ed), FAMS

Senior Consultant

Singapore National Eye Centre

Specialty: Surgical Retina, Cataract & Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Sub-specialties: Surgical Retina, Cataract & Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Surgical Retina Department Singapore National Eye CentreSingapore National Eye Centre
  • Senior Consultant Cataract & Comprehensive Ophthalmology Department Singapore National Eye CentreSingapore National Eye Centre

Academic Appointments

  • Deputy Vice-Chair, Professionalism and Ethics Council, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Academic Clinical Program (Eye ACP) SingHealth Duke-NUS Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Academic Clinical Programme
  • Clinical Associate Professor SingHealth Duke-NUS Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Academic Clinical Programme

Profile

Clinical Associate Professor Wong is senior consultant in the Surgical Retina Department at the Singapore National Eye Centre.  He is Chair of the Centre’s Professionalism and Ethics Council, the Chair of the Health Performance Office and Vice Chair of the Centre’s Quality Assurance Committee. He was Head of the Retina Service and later the Retina Centre from 2005, completing his term in 2016. He was a member of the Centre’s Strategic Planning Committee/Executive Committee from 2008 completing his term in 2017. He represents Singapore on the Council of the ASEAN Ophthalmological Society and is the Chair of the Society’s Scientific Committee. He is a member of the Singapore Medical Council’s Complaints Panel.

Clinical Associate Professor Wong completed his basic medical training and postgraduate training in ophthalmology in Singapore. He went on to a surgical-medical retina fellowship in the Singapore National Eye Centre in 1997-1998. He was an international fellow at the Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital in New York in 1998 - 1999.

Clinical Associate Professor Wong’s clinical and research focus is on diseases of the retina.  His practice typically includes surgery for retinal detachments, diabetic retinopathy and macular disorders (e.g. macular holes, epiretinal membranes, vitreomacular traction, myopic macular schisis).  He manages complex retinal problems like proliferative vitreoretinopathy, trauma and retinal surgery in combination with anterior segment disease.  In the field of medical retina, Clinical Associate Professor Wong manages disorders that typically include age-related macular degeneration, choroidal neovascular disease, diabetic retinopathy and other retinal conditions.

Clinical Associate Professor Wong is also a staff with the General Cataract and Comprehensive Ophthalmology Department and cataract surgery with intraocular lens implantation continues to be a significant part of his clinical work.

Clinical Associate Professor Wong is a visiting ophthalmologist to the Franco Vietnamese Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.  He is on the advisory panel of several pharmaceutical and medical equipment companies.

Education

  • FAMS (2017)
  • FRCS(Ed) (1994)
  • M Med(Ophth) (1994)
  • MBBS (1987)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Chair, Health Performance Office, Singapore National Eye Centre (2009 - present)
  • Member, Strategic Planning Committee/Executive Committee, Singapore National Eye Centre (2009 - 2017)
  • Head, Retinal Service/Retina Centre, Singapore National Eye Centre (2005 - 2016)
  • Vice Chair, Quality Assurance Committee, Singapore National Eye Centre

Awards

  • The Spirit of Humanity Award, Singapore National Eye Centre (2017)
  • Distinguished Service Award, Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO) (2015)
  • Outstanding Faculty Award Academic, SingHealth Residency (2013/2014)
  • Achievement Award, Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO) (2013)
  • Outstanding Clinician Award, GCEO Excellence Award, SingHealth (2011)

Research Interests

Publications

Research Trials