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Prof Chan Choong Meng

Prof Chan Choong Meng

MBBS (Newcastle), MRCP (UK), FRCP (London), FRCP (Edin), FASN, FAMS, FRCP(I) Hon, FACP (Hon)

Senior Consultant

Singapore General Hospital

Specialty: Renal Medicine

Sub-specialties: Chronic Kidney Disease, Diabetic Nephropathy

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Chronic Kidney Disease, Diabetic Kidney Disease.

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Renal Medicine Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital
  • Group Deputy Education Director (Undergraduate) SingHealth
  • SGH Campus Education Director
  • Director, Translational Medicine Oversight


Prof Chan Choong Meng is a Senior Consultant with the Department of Renal Medicine, Singapore General Hospital.


  • MBBS (Newcastle, UK), 
  • MRCP(UK), FRCP(London), 
  • FRCP(Edin), 
  • FASN, 
  • FAMS, 
  • FRCP(I) (Hon), 
  • FACP(Hon) 
  • CCST in General Nephrology & General Medicine

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Group Deputy Education Director (Undergraduate) SingHealth 
  • SGH Campus Education Director 
  • Director, Translational Medicine Oversight 
  • Senior Consultant Nephrologist


  • Singapore Society of Nephrology Sterling Award (2015) 
  • GCEO Outstanding Educator Award (Special Mention) (2013 
  • Chapter of Renal Physicians Lecture Award (2013) 
  • Lim Cheng Hong’s Award (Nephrology) (2010)

Research Interests


  • Rates of Intentional and Unintentional Non adherence to peritoneal dialysis regimes and associate factors. Yu ZL, Lee VY, Kang AW, Chan S, Foo M, Chan CM, Griva K. PLoS One. 2016 Feb 26;11(2 
  • Predicting technique and patient survival over 12 months in peritoneal dialysis: the role of anxiety and depression. Griva K, Kang AW, Yu ZL, Lee VY, Zarogianis S, Chan MC, Foo M. Int Urol Nephrol. 2016 Jan 2 
  • A common gene signature in tolerance to renal allograft. Woo KT, Chan CM, Choong HL, Wong KS, Tan HK, Kee T, Foo M. Kidney Int. 2015 Dec;88(6):1447-1448 
  • Elevated serum leptin, adiponectin and leptin to adiponeptin ratio is associated with chronic kidney disease in Asian adults. Lim CC, Teo BW, Tai ES, Lim SC, Chan CM, Sethi S, Wong TY, Sabanayagam C. PLoS One. 2015 Mar 20;10(3) 
  • CKD in disadvantaged populations. Woo KT, Choong HL, Chan CM, Wong KS, Lee GS, Tan HK, Foo M. Kidney Int. 2015 Aug;88(2):414. 
  • Chronic kidney disease, cardiovascular disease and mortality: A prospective cohort study in a multi-ethic Asian population. Cynthia C Lim, Boon Wee Teo, Peng Guan Ong, Carol Y Cheung, Su Chi Lim, Khuan Yew Chow, Chan Choon Meng, European Journal of Preventative Cardiology. 2014, 24 May. 
  • IgA nephritic patients of Pacific Asian origin with increased risk of progression to end-stage renal disease. Woo KT, Foo MW, Choong HL, Tan HK, Wong KS, Chan CM. Kidney Int. 2014 Sep;86(3):652-3. 
  • The incidence of IgA nephropathy is associated with socioeconomic deprivation. Woo KT, Foo M, Choong HL, Tan HK, Wong KS, Chan CM. Kidney Int. 2014 Sep;86(3):651-2 
  • Aliskiren and Losartan trial in non diabetic chronic kidney disease. Woo KT, Choong HL, Wong KS, Tan HK, Foo M, Fook-Chong S, Lee EJ, Anantharaman V, Lee GS, Chan CM. J Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone Syst. 2014 Apr 17. 
  • Serum ß2-microglobulin predicts mortality and transplant outcomes. Woo KT, Foo MW, Choong HL, Yap HK, Lee EJ, Chan CM. Kidney Int. 2014 Apr;85(4):982.

Research Trials