A/Prof Goh Kong Yong
A/Prof Goh Kong Yong boasts years of valuable experience in ophthalmology and neuro-ophthalmology, making him a highly-skilled surgeon in cataract surgery, general ophthalmology as well as eye conditions related to neurological and neuro-surgical conditions. He prides himself on having treated many Singaporean and foreign VIPs in his three decades of experience.
In 1994 he was selected for a neuro-ophthalmology fellowship programme at the world renowned Bascom Palmer Eye Institute (voted ‘Best Hospital for Ophthalmology’ in US News 2012) under the tutelage of Professor Glaser and Dr Schatz, leading experts in neuro-ophthalmology. In 2008, he undertook further sub-specialty training in Eye Movement Disorders at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Sydney under the tutelage of Professor Michael Halmagyi. He pursued his passion on vision rehabilitation under Professor Susanne Trauzettel-Klosinski in the Low Vision Centre, Tuebingen, Germany in 2012.
Owing to his expertise, A/ Prof Goh has held several respectable appointments throughout his career in medical ophthalmology.
He served as the Head of the Division of Ophthalmology at Changi General Hospital from 1997 to 2004. In 2005, he joined NHG Eye Institute as the Deputy Director and is the Head of Neuro-Ophthalmology Service at Tan Tock Seng Hospital. In 2013, he set up his own practice but continues to serve as a visiting consultant to Tan Tock Seng Hospital, National University Hospital and National Neuro-Science Institute.
A/ Prof Goh's expertise in ophthalmology is carried over into the teaching arena. His love for mentoring students sees him contribute actively in both Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (NUS) and the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (NTU). He is also a founding member of the Asian Neuro-Ophthalmology Society which mentors and trains young ophthalmologists in the region.
Contact: A/Prof Goh Kong Yong
Address: 38, Irrawady Road, #07-37, Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre, Novena
Singapore -329563, Raffles Place, Singapore