Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, National University Singapore, 1989. Master of Medicine, National University Singapore, 1994.
House officer Ministry of Health, Singapore, 1989—1990. Medical officer Ministry of Defense, 1990—1991, Ministry of Health, 1991—1994, 1994—1995. Registrar Toa Payoh Hospital, Singapore, 1995—1997.
Senior registrar Changi General Hospital, 1997—1999, consultant, since 1999, acting head division gastrenterology, since 2003. Chairman continual medical education Changi General Hospital, Singapore, since 2000. Drug evaluator Health Science Authority, Singapore, since 2001.
Member organizing committee Inaugural Casemix Conference, Ministry of Health, Singapore, since 2001. Reviewer Annals of Medicine, Singapore, 2001. Captain Singapore Armed Forces, since 1991.
Member of Gastroenterology Society Singapore (science chairman since 2000), Royal College Physicians.
Married Siew Hwa Lim, June 12, 1993. Children: Timothy Shen Jie, Tessa Shen Xin, Thaddeus Shen Yang.