MBBS, MRCP (UK), FAMS (Endocrinology)
Consultant Endocrinologist and Physician
Dr Foo Joo Pin is a Consultant Endocrinologist and Physician, and was the Director of the Diabetes Centre, Changi General Hospital, Singapore. He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, obtaining the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) and subsequently trained at various public institutions in Singapore before obtaining the Membership of Royal College of Physicians (United Kingdom). Upon completion of advanced training in Endocrinology, he was conferred a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS).
Dr Foo was awarded the Health Manpower Development Programme fellowship and was a visiting fellow at the prestigious Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Joslin Diabetes Center, of Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA. During his tenure at Harvard, he was highly involved in clinical and translational research and has published in leading international journals on diabetes, obesity, bone health and endocrinology. As the Director of the Diabetes Centre, he was instrumental in establishing an intensive insulin therapy program for the treatment of diabetes and the adolescent transition clinic. He was also the program director of the diabetes telehealth service of the Health Management Unit, Eastern Health Alliance, Singapore and played a major role integrating multidisciplinary holistic care for patients with diabetes. Dr Foo continues to be a Visiting Consultant to the public institution.
Apart from clinical work in the hospital, Dr Foo was appointed by the Ministry of Health as a committee member in the National Steering Committee for Diabetes and has served in reviewing national strategies for improving treatment outcomes for diabetes. He also holds appointment as Clinical Senior Lecturer of Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore and has been active in educating the next generation of young doctors. Dr Foo has been invited to speak at several local and overseas events for doctors and healthcare professionals on diabetes and osteoporosis and has shared his expertise with many primary care physicians in the country in the management of chronic endocrine conditions.
Besides diabetes, thyroid disorders, and osteoporosis, Dr Foo is accomplished with advanced management of various hormonal and endocrine conditions including obesity and metabolic syndrome, calcium and vitamin D disorders, hypercholesterolemia, hypertension, sexual and reproductive health including male androgen problems, female hormonal issues such as polycystic ovarian syndrome and premature ovarian failure, and various pituitary and adrenal problems.
Dr Foo believes that the successful management of diabetes and all chronic endocrine conditions requires not only scientifically proven and up to date treatment, but more importantly, a personalized and holistic approach to his patients. To this end, he is patient and approachable, and willing to go the extra mile to understand the needs of his patients. With holistic and advanced specialist-level clinical management, and a keen understanding of his patients, Dr Foo believes that most if not all endocrine conditions can be managed to good clinical outcomes.
Specialist Endocrine Clinic (Camden Medical Centre)
1 Orchard Boulevard, Camden Medical Centre #04-03, Singapore 248649
Tel: +65 6653 2652
Specialist Endocrine Clinic (Farrer Park Medical Centre)
1 Farrer Park Station Road, #13-11 Farrer Park Medical Centre, Singapore 217562
Tel: +65 6444 8870