Dr Wong Jun Shyan, Chief Executive Officer
In 2001, Dr Wong started the Vitreoretinal (VR) Diseases Division of the Department of Ophthalmology at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. Dr Wong has lectured and instructed at numerous regional and international conference presentations as well as various academic institutions, including Harvard Medical School. Dr Wong has sat on the board of various professional associations, amongst others, as Vice-Chairman of the Ophthalmologic Society of Malaysian Medical Association and Chairman of the Malaysian Small Incision Surgery (MASIS) Panel.
Dr Wong was a recipient of the American Academy of Ophthalmology Leadership Development Programme in 2006. He has been a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh since 1996 and a member of The Retina Society of the USA since 2007.
Dr Wong graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in 1991 and obtained his Master of Medicine (Ophthalmology) in 1996. He completed his residency as Chief Resident in Ophthalmology at the National University Hospital Singapore and continued as Registrar and was a Retina Fellow at the Singapore National Eye Centre. Dr Wong then pursued clinical fellowships in VitreoRetinal (VR) Disease at The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, University of Melbourne, the Beetham Eye Institute of Joslin Diabetes Centre, Boston, the Department of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Ms Elyse Low, Chief Financial Officer
Ms Elyse Low joined the Group in September 2014 as a Finance Manager, and was appointed as Chief Financial Officer in February 2020. She is responsible for overseeing the Group’s accounting, finance, and regulatory compliance functions including corporate governance, internal controls and sustainability reporting.
Prior to joining the Group, Ms Low was an Audit Manager with KPMG Singapore. Ms Low has over seven years of experience in audit and assurance, working as an
auditor in Singapore and in Norway. Her professional experience includes providing audit and assurance services to companies from a wide range of industries, including public listed companies on the Singapore and Oslo stock exchanges.
Ms Low graduated from Nanyang Technological University with a Bachelor of Accountancy degree. She is also a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered
Accountants and CPA Australia.
Dr Fang Seng Kheong, Chairman of Medical Board
Prior to joining our Group, Dr Fang was a consultant ophthalmologist and glaucoma specialist at The Tun Hussein Onn National Eye Hospital in Petaling Jaya, Selangor from 1999 to 2007. Between 1995 and 1999, he was a Consultant Ophthalmologist and Chief of Glaucoma Service at Hospital Kuala Lumpur.
Dr Fang has been a life member of the Malaysian Medical Association since 1992 and is also a member of numerous medical associations including the College of Surgeons Malaysia, Malaysian Society of Transplantation, American Academy of Ophthalmology and Asia-Oceanic Glaucoma Society where he has been the regional representative since 2005. He is also a founding member of the Malaysian Society of Ophthalmology.
Dr Fang graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from University of Malaya in 1986. In 1994, he obtained his Masters in Surgery (Ophthalmology) from National University of Malaysia (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia).
Dr. Choong Yee Fong, Kuala Lumpur Centre Director
A key opinion leader in the subspecialty fields of adult strabismus and paediatric ophthalmology and refractive cataract surgery, Dr Choong received the British High Commissioner’s Award, a prestigious academic scholarship for medical studies in 1990. Therefrom, he continued to receive various awards and recognition throughout his medical studies and was awarded the Welsh Office Research and Development Grant by the Government of Wales in 2001.
Dr Choong is currently a member of the Academy of Medicine Malaysia, the Malaysia Medical Association and a founding member of the World Society of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.
Dr Choong graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from University of Leeds, UK in 1995. He has been a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London, UK since 1998.
Dr Alan Ang, Penang Centre Director
Prior to joining us, Dr Ang was a Consultant Vitreoretinal Surgeon at the Royal Hollamshire Hospital in Sheffield, UK. Between 2004 and 2005, Dr Ang completed his Vitreoretinal Fellowship at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge and Oxford Radcliffe Infirmary. Dr Ang is also a member of the United Kingdom Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
Dr Ang graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery and Bachelor of Obstetrics from Queen’s University of Belfast, UK in 1996. He has been a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London, UK since 1999 where he received his Certificate of Specialist Training in Ophthalmology in 2004.
Dr Robert Yeo Kim Chuan, Malacca Centre Director
The founder of Southern Specialist Eye Centre (formerly known as KC Yeo Eye Specialist Centre), Dr Robert Yeo now serves as its Medical Director, and plays a pivotal role in charting the course and direction of the Centre.
After obtaining his MBBS from the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur in August 1987 and completing his internship at Melaka Hospital, he served in various medical and surgical capacities including ophthalmology postings at Melaka Hospital and University Hospital, Kuala Lumpur. His portfolio also includes a brief stint with the Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC).
In March 1993, he obtained his Fellowship (FRCS, Edinburgh, Scotland) and Masters of Medicine,S’pore (Ophthalmology), having completed 3 years of intensive Ophthalmology training with University Hospital before proceeding to undertake the Singapore and UK-based exams. Further exposure and training in the United Kingdom subsequently led him to being attached to the Princess Alexandria Eye Pavilion, Edinburgh, for 6 months and subsequently as a Registrar of Ophthalmology in the Eye Department, Salisbury Hospital and Royal Bournemouth Eye Hospital. Upon completion of the UK stint in 1995, he returned home to Malaysia to the post of Clinical Specialist in the Eye Department, Hospital Kuala Lumpur, after which he was assigned to Hospital Kuala Terengganu as Consultant and Head of the Eye Department.
In August 1996, he resigned from the Health Ministry and began a consultancy at Southern Hospital Melaka (now known as Putra Specialist Hospital).
In 1998, he left Southern Hospital to join Mahkota Medical Centre (MMC) as Consultant Eye Surgeon where he served for 7 years before venturing out on his own in his quest to provide comprehensive and complete eye care services for those in need.
Having established Southern Specialist Eye Centre in Melaka Raya in November 2006, Dr Yeo aims to ensure comprehensive eye care service with various sub-specialities to cater to the needs of the people in Melaka and the surrounding regions. In March 2012, the Centre was accorded the Day Care Ambulatory status.
Especially close to his heart is oculoplastic surgery and premium lens surgery (multifocal lens, toric lens, toric multifocal lens, trifocal lens). Apart from his passion in active clinical work, he also engages himself with the macro management of the Eye Centre.
Dr Shin Hoy Choong, Ipoh Centre Director
Dr Shin is a member of the Malaysia Medical Association and the Academy of Medicine Malaysia. He is also the medical advisor for multiple local associations.
Dr Shin is an experienced cataract and refractive surgeon. He set up a state-of-art cataract and refractive suite in Ipoh, and has performed more than 30,000 cataract, refractive, eyelid and glaucoma surgeries to-date.
Dr Shin graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) from the prestigious University Malaya in 2000 and Master of Ophthalmology (MMED OPH UM/ distinction) from University Malaya in 2009.
Dr. Pyae Pyae Thein, Yangon Centre Director (Non-key Executive)
Prior to joining us, Dr.Pyae was graduated from University of Medicine (1), Yangon with Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery since 2006 and obtained Master Degree in Ophthalmology from University of Medicine (1), Yangon in 2014. She passed MRCS in Ophthalmology and became a member in Royal College of Surgeon of Edinburg, Scotland, achievement with Muthusamy Gold Medal Award in 2016 as of her achievement of highest mark in the part A examination of FRCSed Ophthalmology examination with her first attempt and gone onto pass her part B examination again at her first attempt. She got FICO fellowship in International Council of Ophthalmology in 2016.
Dr. Pyae was awarded scholarship from Hawaii Eye foundation for Lancaster Course in Ophthalmology sponsored by Massachusetts Eye and Ear infirmary, Boston, USA and have experienced observer ship in cornea, cataract and refractive surgery at CHU vision institute (Minnesota, USA) and pediatric ophthalmology in Illinois Eye and Ear infirmary, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA in 2017.
Her working experience at Department of Microbiology, University of Medicine(1), Yangon after her graduation from Medical School from 2008. She continued her career as a lecturer at Department of Ophthalmology, University of Medicine (1), Yangon and involved in teaching and training nurses, undergraduate medical students and post graduate ophthalmology residents from 2014. She continued her practice as a Specialist Ophthalmologist at Yangon Eye Hospital since 2014 to present.
Dr. Janet Lee Yeng Fen, JL Medical Group Centre Director (Non-key Executive)
During her leisure time, Dr Janet likes exercising, running (she has ran half marathons), travelling, and spending quality time with her 4 children.