2018 saw a perfect start for Dr Claudine Pang, a Consultant Ophthalmologist and Medical Director. With many years of practice in different parts of the world, she has embarked on a new challenge of opening her own private practice in Singapore. As one of Miss Kaya’s ambassadors, we were happy to interview her to understand what drives her in her career and life.
Dr Claudine Pang
MBBS, MRCSEd, FRCSEd, FAMS (Ophthalmology)
Consultant Ophthalmologist and Medical Director
Asia Retina Eye Surgery Centre
290 Orchard Road, Paragon Medical Suites, #15-10 Singapore 238859
Q: A meaningful life is…
A: A purposeful life. To me, this means a worthwhile job, a true love, beloved children and fulfilled dreams. I believe that we all need to discover our true purpose and passion in life; and the journey of working ceaselessly to realize our dream would produce a ripple effect and great impact to those around us.
Q: What do you enjoy most about your work?
A: I very much enjoy connecting with my patients on a deeper level and getting to know their sincerest personalities and even idiosyncrasies. A doctor-patient relationship is a very unique and privileged one; and I enjoy being able to using this privilege along with my microsurgical skills to effect a real improvement in patients’ lives. I realize through all my interactions with patients that sometimes they need more than a drug or medication to feel better. Often, they need a listening ear or a comforting touch and I feel privileged to be able to make them feel better when I can.