DR PETER CHEW is currently in private practice in Gleneagles Medical Centre, focusing on his sub-speciality interest in the management of sub-fertile couples. He graduated from the University of Singapore (now known as the National University of Singapore, NUS) in 1969 and completed his housemanship in Singapore General Hospital (SGH) and Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), before undergoing his postgraduate training in KK women’s and Children’s Hospital and subsequently obtaining his specialist degree in 1973.
He became an academic staff member in the NUS and continued his career as senior lecturer in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology (O&G). During his 10 years in NUS and KKH, Dr Chew was involved in both teaching and training of undergraduate medical students and postgraduate doctors, as well as routine patient care and clinical work.
His other clinical interests include management of male infertility, male and female sexual problems, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), Gynaecological Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy (key-hole surgery).
In 2002, Dr Chew set up a non-profit voluntary welfare organisation, aLife, which promotes healthy and positive attitudes towards family life; education, advising and supporting women and their families on issues relating to the unborn child and the mother’s reproductive health.
Happily married for 43 years, Dr Chew has seven grandchildren, all of whom he delivered.