A/Prof OOI Choon Jin

A/Prof OOI Choon Jin

MBBS, MRCP (UK), FRCP (Edin.), FAMS (Gastroenterology)

Biography

A/Prof OOI Choon Jin

Consultant Gastroenterologist
Gleneagles Medical Centre
Adjunct Associate Professor
Duke-NUS Medical School
Singapore


Dr Ooi Choon Jin obtained his MBBS from National University of Singapore in 1989. He attained his higher degree from the Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom in 1994. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh. From 1998 to 2000, he trained at the Gastrointestinal Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. He was the immediate past Chairman of the Chapter of Gastroenterologists, Academy of Medicine Singapore.

He was Head of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Department at Singapore General Hospital from 2000-2012. He also served as Clinical Associate Professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at National University of Singapore. Currently, he continues as Adjunct Associate Professor at the Duke-NUS Medical School. He is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at Gleneagles Medical Centre and a Visiting Consultant to the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Centre at Singapore General Hospital.

Dr. Ooi has also published in various journals such as the Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Pathology, Annals of Academic Medicine (Singapore), Singapore Medical Journal, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Gastroenterology, Current Opinion in Gastroenterology and the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics. His main areas of academic interest include ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, malabsorption and Helicobacter pylori related disorders. His clinical interests include all aspects of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition. He routinely performs diagnostic and therapeutic gastroscopy, colonoscopy, balloon assisted enteroscopy and capsule endoscopy.