Dr Chua Boon Suan graduated from the National University of Singapore in 2001.
Upon graduation, she has worked in various major restructured hospitals in Singapore, including the Emergency Department of Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), General Medicine and General Surgery Departments of Singapore General Hospital, and the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department of KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital. She was part of the SARS taskforce in TTSH and tended to ill patients with suspected SARS during the outbreak.
Following these rotations, she spent a large part of her medical career in primary care in National Healthcare Group (NHG) polyclinics. For the last ten years, she has been seeing her patients in the Health Screening and Wellness Centres of various hospitals, including Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Mount Alvernia, National University Hospital Singapore and Farrer Park Hospital.
Dr Chua has developed a special interest in health screening and chronic disease prevention from her years of experience in primary care. She believes that patients should understand potential health issues and identify them before they become symptomatic and difficult to treat. She also takes interest in the management of chronic diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.
Dr Chua is fluent in English, Mandarin, Teochew and Hokkien.