Dr. Foo Joo Pin

Dr. Foo Joo Pin

MBBS, MRCP (UK), MBBS

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 his 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 a visiting fellow at the prestigious Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Joslin Diabetes Center, of Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA. During his tenure at Harvard, he was highly involved in clinical and translational research and has published widely in leading international journals on diabetes, obesity, bone health and endocrinology. While serving as the Director of the Diabetes Centre, Dr Foo played a major role advancing diabetes care at the tertiary and community level. He was instrumental in establishing an intensive insulin therapy program incorporating a multidisciplinary approach for the treatment of insulin-dependent diabetes. Besides caring for adult diabetic patients, Dr Foo also established the adolescent transition clinic, which was set up specifically to cater to the special needs of adolescents with diabetes transitioning into adult care. He was also the Program Director of the diabetes telehealth service of the Health Management Unit, Eastern Health Alliance, Singapore and played a crucial role integrating multidisciplinary holistic care to support and care for patients with diabetes in the community. Dr Foo continues to be a Visiting Consultant to the public institution.

Orchard, Singapore

Specialist Endocrine Clinic for Diabetes, Thyroid and Hormones

One Orchard Boulevard, Singapore 248649., Singapore

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Mon - Fri

08:30 - 05:30

Sat

08:30 - 01:00

$ 160

Services

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Management of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
Gestational Diabetes/Diabetes in Pregnancy
Adolescent Diabestes in Transition to Adult Care
Insulin Pumps and Advanced Diabetes Management
Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (CGMS)
Graves' Disease, Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism, Thyroiditis
Evaluation of Thyroid Nodules including Fine Needle Aspiration
On site ultrasound scanning of thyroid gland
Optimization of bone health
Evaluation and management of osteoporosis
Complicated osteoporosis in all ages including in men and in the young
Treatment of metabolic syndrome including hypertension and cholesterol issues
Evaluation and treatment of obesity and metabolic disorders
Evaluation of calcium, vitamin D and parathyroid problems
Optimization of vitamin D status

Specializations

Endocrinologist
Diabetologist

Awards and Recognitions

Health Manpower Development Programme fellowship
Visiting fellow, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Joslin Diabetes Center (Harvard Medical School)
Committee member, National Steering Committee for Diabetes

Education

MBBS - National University of Singapore, Singapore
MRCP (UK) - Royal College Of Physician, London
MBBS - NUS-Singapore, 2001

Memberships

Royal College of Physicians (UK)
Singapore Medical Association

Experience

Director Diabetes Centre at Changi General Hospital
Program Director at Diabetes Health Management Unit, Eastern Health Alliance, Singapore
Visting Fellow at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School Boston, USA

Registrations

M10044G Singapore Medical Council, 2001
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