Dr Quah Boon Long
Senior Consultant, Paediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus, Singapore National Eye Centre
and KK Women's and Children's Hospital
Head, Clinical Quality, Singapore National Eye Centre
MBBS, MMed(Ophth), FRCS(Ed), FAMS

Dr Quah graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1987. He trained in Ophthalmology at Singapore General Hospital, Tan Tock Seng Hospital and SNEC. From 1998 – 1999 he was an International Fellow at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, where he trained in Paediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus. Dr Quah won the prestigious John Gaby Best Fellow Research Prize at University of Toronto for producing the best research work amongst Ophthalmology Fellows at the University in 1999. In his formative years, Dr Quah had won various awards for his research writings including the 1st prize in Institute of Biology national essay writing competition on “Ethics of Bioengineering” (1981) and SNEC Merit Award for Research (1996).

He is a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and a Council Member of Asia-Pacific Strabismus and Paediatric Ophthalmology Society. Dr Quah’s clinical areas of interest include Paediatric Ophthalmology, Squints (Strabismus), Cataracts in adults and children, and General Ophthalmology. He is actively involved in training of doctors at all levels from medical students, medical officers to ophthalmology trainees and fellows.

Dr Quah has participated as invited speaker at many local and international meetings. He has published book chapters and numerous research papers. His research interests include strabismus, retinoblastoma and paediatric eye disorders. He derives energy from an active and sporting lifestyle and still indulges in the occasional competitive swimming and running.