Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, University London, 1971. Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University London, 1974.
Surgical registrar Wessex Surgical Registrar Rotation, England, 1978-1979. Surgical specialist Lau King Howe Hospital, Sarawak, Malaysia, 1980-1981. Lecturer, senior lecturer National University Singapore, 1981-1989.
Head, senior consultant Singapore General Hospital, 1989-1995. Consultant colon & rectal surgeon Gleneagles Medical Center, Singapore, since 1995. Surgical advisor Ministry of Health, Singapore, since 1997.
Volunteer surgeon St. Joseph's Hospice, Singapore, since 1989. Fellow Royal College Surgeons. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Academy Medicine Singapore (chairman chapter surgeons since 1991, Galloway Lecturers Gold medal 1986), American Society Colon & Rectal Surgeons (international committee since 1994), International Society University Colon — Rectal Surgeons (program chairman since 1994).
Married Cynthia Ruth Fung, December 7, 1974. Children: Charles Thomas, Sarah Hui-Jin.