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Dr Chan Lai Peng

Dr Chan Lai Peng


Head & Senior Consultant

Singapore General Hospital

Specialty: Diagnostic Radiology

Sub-specialties: Musculoskeletal Radiology, Ultrasound

Clinical Appointments

  • Head & Senior Consultant Diagnostic Radiology Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Lecturer, National University of Singapore


​Dr Chan Lai Peng is a Senior Consultant Radiologist with the Department of Diagnostic Radiology. She is currently the Deputy Head of the Department of Diagnostic Radiology overseeing Clinical Services as well as the Deputy Director of the department’s Information Technology section.

She obtained her fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists in 1997 and did fellowship training in musculoskeletal radiology in Vancouver General Hospital in 2001. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, a member of the Singapore Radiological Society, Asian Musculoskeletal Society and Medical Ultrasound Society. Dr Chan also holds a Clinical Lecturer appointment from the National University of Singapore.

Her subspecialty interest is in musculoskeletal imaging, especially imaging of sports injuries, multiple myeloma and musculoskeletal tumours.  Her current research projects include MR imaging of multiple myeloma, gated 4D CT scanning of the wrist for detection of instabilities, and post marketing survey of Ultravist.   She has won awards for the best free paper at the 7th Annual Scientific meeting of the Singapore Radiological Society and the First International Conference on Evidence-based Medicine. She has given lectures in both international and regional conferences.

Dr Chan’s current interests are in musculoskeletal radiology, ultrasound and medical informatics.


  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), National University of Singapore (1991)
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists, United Kingdom (FRCR) (1997)
  • Clinical Fellow in Musculoskeletal Radiology, Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (2001 – 2002)
  • Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore (FAMS) (2003)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Vice Chair, Organisational Transformation and Informatics, Radiological Sciences Academic Clinical Program, SingHealth-Duke NUS
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Clinical Lecturer, Yong Loo Lin Medical School, National University of Singapore
  • Member, IT Steering Committee, Singapore General Hospital
  • Co-Chair, Enterprise Imaging Steering Committee, Singhealth.


  • "You Shine" Award, Singhealth, 2013
  • Singapore Radiological Society Trust Fund Research Grant 2006
  • SARS Courage Medal 2003
  • Best Free Paper, 1st International Conference on Evidence-Based Medicine, 2003
  • Best Paper Award, 7th Annual Scientific Meeting, Singapore Radiological Society, 1998

Research Interests


  • Jin Rong Tan, Elizabeth Hui Ting Cheong, Lai Peng Chan, Wei Ping Tham. Implementation of an Artificial Intelligence-Based Double Read System in Capturing Pulmonary Nodule Discrepancy in CT Studies, Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology, 2020.
  •  Déjà vu or jamais vu? How the severe acute respiratory syndrome experience influenced a Singapore radiology department's response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) epidemic. LTE Cheng, LP Chan, BH Tan, RC Chen, KH Tay, ML Ling, BS Tan. American Journal of Roentgenology 214 (6), 1206-1210
  • Adapting to a new normal? 5 key operational principles for a radiology service facing the COVID-19 pandemic. RC Chen, TT Tan, LP Chan. European Radiology, (2020) 30:4964–4967
  •  Helical CT imaging of clinically suspected appendicitis: correlation of CT and histological findings. SK Wong, LP Chan, A Yeo. Clin Radiol 57 (8), 741-5

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