Dr. John Ch'ng
Dr. Ch'ng is from Penang, a small island in the Indian Ocean off the west
coast of Malaysia. He obtained his medical degree from the University of
Singapore, School of Medicine in 1977. In 1979 he was awarded membership of
the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom. He did research at the
Royal Postgraduate Medical School in London, England, before completing an
endocrinology and metabolism fellowship at Duke University Medical Center in
Durham, NC. While training in clinical endocrinology, he also conducted
independent research in various aspects of endocrine diseases (see Bibliography Listing).
In 1989 he was appointed to the faculty at Vanderbilt University Medical
Center in Nashville, TN, where he served as an Assistant Professor of
Medicine and Director of the Endocrinology Clinic until 1995. He joined
Endocrinology Diabetes Associates in 1995.
Dr. Ch'ng is certified in both internal medicine and endocrinology and
metabolism by the American Board of Internal Medicine. His special interests
are in osteoporosis, diabetes, thyroid diseases, and endocrine tumors.
Dr. James Gaume ~ Dr. John McRae