Dr Eng Soh Ping

ENT Surgeon (Ear, Nose and Throat) / Otorhinolaryngologist
26 years of experience

Specialty

ENT Surgery (Ear, Nose and Throat) / Otorhinolaryngology

Qualifications

MBBS (Singapore), FRCS (ENT) (Edin), FRCS (ENT) (Ire), DLO (ENT) (UK), FAMS (ENT), Dip Acup (Singapore)

What I do

Dr Eng Soh Ping provides clinical services such as:
- Nasal Allergies
- Nasal Discharge
- Nose Bleeding
- Sinus Problems
See more [ + ]- Childhood ENT Disorder
- Children - Allergic Rhinitis
- Children - Chronic Sore Throat
- Children - Hearing Loss
- Children - Nose Bleeds
- Children - Otitis Media (Ear Infections)
- Children - Snoring & Obstructive Sleep Apnoea
- Dizziness* Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
- Ear / Hearing
- General Hearing Loss
- Hearing Loss – High Pitch Frequencies
- Ringing in the Ear Syndrome/Tinnitus

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Clinic Locations

ASCENT Ear Nose Throat Specialist Group
Mt Elizabeth Medical Centre
#09-03
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

ASCENT Ear Nose Throat Specialist Group  
Parkway East Medical Centre #05-04
319 Joo Chiat Place, S 427989

ASCENT Ear Nose Throat Specialist Group Alvernia
Mount Alvernia Medical Centre Block D #08-63
820 Thompson Road, S 574623

Professional Statement

Dr Eng Soh Ping is a ENT Surgeon / Otorhinolaryngologist at ASCENT Ear Nose Throat Specialist Group in Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, Parkway East Medical Centre and Mount Alvernia Medical Centre.

He completed his MBBS in 1991 at the National University of Singapore, FRCS (ENT) in 1998 at the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK, DLO (ENT) in 1999 at the Royal College of Surgeons, England, UK, FRCS (ENT) in 1999 at the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland, FAMS (ENT) in 2003 at the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, and Dip Acup in 2008 at the Singapore College of Traditional Chinese Med, Singapore.

In 2004... See more [ + ], Dr Eng Soh Ping was awarded the prestigious national health scholarship (SingHealth Health Manpower Development Programme) to train with renowned experts outside Singapore. During his clinical fellowship (2004-2006), he had the good fortune of being mentored by ‘giants’ of his surgical specialty that included Professor John Rutka and Professor Jerry Halik (University of Toronto), Professor Albert Merati (University of Wisconsin), Professor Marc Remacle (UCL de Mont Godine, Belgium), Professor Guy Lacher and Professor Didier Portmann (Portmann Institute, France).

Since his return from his fellowship, Dr Eng Soh Ping served as a consultant surgeon in Changi General Hospital before leaving for private practice in 2008. During this short stint, Dr Eng Soh Ping pioneered the Ear & Hearing service and provided sub-specialty care in voice and throat management. At the same time, he maintained his interest in children ENT management by collaborating with KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital as a Visiting Consultant.

Dr Eng Soh Ping has a strong pioneering spirit and has performed several firsts in the field of otology. In December 2006, Dr Eng Soh Ping blazed the trail by becoming the first ENT surgeon in South East Asia to perform the semi-implantable hearing aid (Retro-X). In 2012, he became the first surgeon in the private sector (Singapore) to perform the Hybrid cochlear implant.

Despite a hectic clinical schedule Dr Eng Soh Ping remains active in research and academics. He has published numerous articles in international and local peer-reviewed journals, contributed in book chapters including the Textbook of Laryngology (2006) and Voix Parlée et Chantée (2007), given more than 30 academic presentations in local and international meetings and was organizing chairman for more than 25 academic meetings. He is currently leading several research projects and holds a grant from Singapore Cancer Society for his research on The Screening for Nasopharyngeal Cancer using Optical Coherence Tomography.

 Dr Eng Soh Ping was the former Editor-in-Chief, Family Physicians’ Update and Chairman of the Continuous Medical Education Committee in Changi General Hospital. He is the appointed reviewer for several scientific journals including European Review in ENT, Acta Oto-Laryngologica, Annals of Academy, Medicine and the Singapore Medical Journal.

He is well regarded by ENT surgeons worldwide and travels extensively to conduct talks and workshops in the region including Bangladesh, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, China and Nepal. In the local scene, he is the co-director of the 1st Singapore ENT Laser Workshop (2008) and the Hands-On Transnasal Esophagoscopy Course (2008) and the co-director of the 4th Asia Pacific Otology & Neurotology Meeting (2010).

Dr Eng Soh Ping is the originator of the hugely successful workshop series “Hands-On Vertigo Workshop for GPs” and is an integral faculty of the on-going “ASCENT Practical ENT Workshop” series which ASCENT has been providing since his inception.

Besides academic work, Dr Eng Soh Ping has been passionate about community services. In 2008, he started the World Voice Day Seminar and highlighted the importance of voice care in professional voice users. In 2009, he initiated the Tinnitus Awareness Day for tinnitus sufferers. He is frequently invited by schools, factories, governmental and private organizations to conduct talks to create awareness on ENT issues including hearing loss, voice care for teachers, children ENT problems – what parents should know, snoring and sneeze, etc.

Dr Eng Soh Ping is the founding member of IMPACT Contact Singapore, part of an international foundation involving 17 nations which co-labor in reducing physical disabilities. Over the past 10 years, Dr Eng Soh Ping has led surgical-anaesthetic teams to developing countries including Nepal, Cambodia, Vietnam and Bangladesh to perform surgery on a purely voluntary basis.

He is an elected member of the Medical Advisory Board in both Mount Elizabeth Hospital and Parkway East Hospital.

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Languages Spoken

English, Malay, Hokkien, TeoChew, Cantonese, Mandarin

Education

Awards and Publications

First surgeon in South East Asia to perform the Retro-X Semi-implantable hearing device for hearing loss
Awarded the national health scholarship (SingHealth Health Manpower Development Programme) to train with renowned experts outside Singapore (2004)

Professional Positions and Memberships

Consultant Ear Nose Throat – Head & Neck Surgeon ASCENT Ear Nose Throat Specialist Group.
Director of Ear-Hearing & Voice-Throat services in ASCENT Ear Nose Throat Specialist Group.
Reviewer of the Singapore Medical Journal & European ENT Journal
See more [ + ] Director of the 4th Asia Pacific Otology Meeting
Co-director of the 1st Singapore ENT Laser Course.
Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)
Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons (Ireland)
Fellow, Academy of Medicine (Singapore)
Fellow, International College of Surgeons
International Fellow, American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head-Neck Surgeons (USA)
Member, Portmann ENT Institute (France)
Member, Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (USA)
Member, European Academy of Otology & Neurotology
Member, Singapore Medical Association
Member, Singapore Society of Otolaryngology
Lecturer, National University of Singapore
Consultant surgeon in Changi General Hospital
Visiting Consultant in children ENT management at Kendang Kerbau Women’s & Children’s Hospital.

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Accredited Hospitals

Gleneagles Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
See more [ + ]Parkway East Hospital
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Insurances Accepted

AXA
Fullerton Healthcare