Dr Leonard Ang

Ophthalmologist / Eye Surgeon
23 years of experience

Specialty

Ophthalmology

Qualifications

MBBS (S’pore), Doctorate Med, MMed (Ophth), FRCS (Edinburgh), FRCOpth (London), FAMS (Ophthalmology)

What I do

Dr Leonard Ang provides clinical services such as:
- Cataract Screening and Treatment
- Cornea Disease Treatment and Cornea Transplantation
- Advances in Cornea Transplantation
- Artificial Cornea Transplantation
See more [ + ]- Glaucoma Screening and Treatment
- Diabetic Eye Screening and Treatment
- Retinal Screening and Disease Treatment
- Stem Cell Transplantation
- Refractive Surgical procedures and LASIK
- Presbyopia (Lao Hua) Treatment

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Professional Statement

Associate Professor Leonard Ang specialises in cataract surgery, cornea disease treatment, cornea transplantation, glaucoma treatment, retinal disease treatment, stem cell transplantation, and refractive surgery (LASIK, Epi-LASIK, Implantable Contact Lens). He introduced the Boston keratoprosthesis surgery to Singapore, and has helped to restore the vision of many local and international patients with complex cornea diseases. He also pioneered bioengineered oral (mouth) stem cell transplantation for severe cornea disease in Singapore.

A/Prof Ang's achievements include pioneering new methods for cornea and stem cell transplantation, cornea and ocular surface stem cell expansion and bioengineering of eye tissues for ocular ... See more [ + ]surface transplantation and reconstruction. His group pioneered the use of serum-free derived bioengineered conjunctival tissues for treating eye diseases. 
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Languages Spoken

English, Mandarin

Education

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCS)
See more [ + ] Royal College of Ophthalmologists of London (FRCOpth)
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Awards and Publications

Awards
Singapore Clinician Investigator Award – Singapore Health and Biomedical Congress Nov 2010.
Singapore National Academy of Science Young Scientist Award 2005.
Young Researcher Award, National University of Singapore 2006.
Research Excellence Award, National University of Singapore 2005.
Best Scientific Paper (Translational Research) – Singhealth-Duke NUS Scientific Congress 2012.
Best Paper Award – Alcon Research Prize (Senior Category) – National Healthcare Group 4th International Ophthalmology Congress Nov 2011.
Best Paper Award – Alcon Research Prize (Senior Category) – NHG 3rd International Ophthalmology Congress Nov 2010.
NHG Doctor Award (Silver)- National Healthcare Group Annual Scientific Congress Nov 2009
See more [ + ] NHG Eye institute Best Paper Award / Alcon Research Prize- NHG Eye Institute 2nd International Ophthalmology Congress 2009
Young Investigator Award (Gold award) - National Healthcare Group Annual Scientific Congress Nov 2008
SGH 17th Annual Scientific Meeting (25 to 26th april 2008) – Best Oral Paper (Clinical)- 1st prize
Best Oral presentation (Merit) – Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology, Jun 2006.
Young Investigator Award (Visual Science) – 2nd Association For Research In Vision And Ophthalmology-Singapore Eye Research Institute Meeting Feb 2005.
EXSA Excellent Service Award- Star Customer Champion 2006.
Best Oral presentation – Ethicon Surgical Book Prize. National Healthcare Group Annual Scientific Congress, 9-10 Oct 2004, Singapore.
Best Poster Award – SNEC 15th International Meeting, 5-6 Sep 2004.
Young Investigator Award (Outstanding) - 22nd Singapore-Malaysia Joint Meeting in Ophthalmology / 5th Singapore National Eye Research Meeting May 2004.
National Excellence Service Award (Gold) 2005.
Best Poster Award - 5th Combined Annual Scientific Meeting / 4th GSS-FOM Scientific Meeting May 2004.
Best Paper Award - American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Meeting Apr 2004, San Diego, USA.
Young Investigator Award - 14th Singapore General Hospital Annual Scientific Meeting Sep 2003.
Best Free Paper - 14th Singapore General Hospital Annual Scientific Meeting Sep 2003.
National Excellence Service Award (Silver) 2004.
Young Investigator Award (Visual Science) - First Association For Research In Vision And Ophthalmology-Singapore Eye Research Institute Meeting Feb 2003.
The Eye Institute-Pharmacia Research Prize For Outstanding Original Paper 2002.
Young Investigator Award- Visual Science (Outstanding) - 20th Singapore Malaysia Joint Meeting In Ophthalmology / 4th Singapore National Eye Research Meeting 2002.
The Association For Research In Vision And Ophthalmology Santen Pharmaceutical Travel Fellowship Award, Florida, USA, Apr 2002.
Young Investigator Award (Visual Science) - First Singapore Eye Research Institute International Meeting 2001.
Best Poster Award - 3rd Annual Combined Scientific Meeting- SSMB, BRETSS, SSBMB 2001. Publications
Dr Ang has written more than 90 articles in international journals and scientific publications, 7 book chapters on cornea and refractive surgery and has given more than 130 conference presentations.

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Professional Positions and Memberships

Past Appointments
Associate Professor, Singapore National Eye Centre
Associate Professor, National University of Singapore
See more [ + ] Fellow, Harvard Medical School, USA
Fellow, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Medical Director at The Eye & Cornea Transplant Centre (TECTC) and the Premium Lasik Surgery Clinic (PLSC)

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Accredited Hospitals

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

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Insurances Accepted