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Dr James Pan

Nobel Eye & Vision Centre (Mount Alvernia Hospital)

820 Thomson Road #05-01 Mount Alvernia Medical Centre A Singapore 574623

Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 5:30pm
Saturday: 8:30am to 12:30pm
Sunday or Public Holidays: Closed

6352 7188

MBBS (Singapore), MRCSEd (Ophth), MMed (Ophth), FRCSEd (Ophth), FAMS (Ophthalmology)

Conditions Treated
  • Retinal diseases such as diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusion and retinal detachment
  • Eye injuries due to industrial accidents or sports
  • Glaucoma
  • Ocular surface diseases
  • Corneal diseases including keratoconus, corneal ulcers
  • Cataract
  • Refractive errors
  • Allergic eye diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Dry Eyes

Treatments available at clinic:

  • Corneal surgeries
  • Retinal lasers
  • Anti-VEFF injections
  • Amniotic membrane transplantation
  • Suture-less pterygium surgeries
  • Customised small-incision cataract surgeries
Medical Philosophy

“I strongly believe in listening to all my patients and spending time to explain to them their eye conditions and the various treatment options available.”

“I will always place patient’s welfare, safety and well-being above all else.”

“I strongly believe in preventive eye care as many eye diseases have the best visual outcomes with early detection and treatment.”

  • National University of Singapore, Dean’s List, 1995
  • Trained in Ophthalmology in Singapore with specialty fellowship training in Cornea, External Eye Diseases and Refractive Surgery at Lions Eye Institute, Royal Perth Hospital and Fremantle Hospital, Perth, Australia, 2005
  • Accredited to implant the AlphaCorTM Artificial Cornea
  • Accredited by Ministry of Health, Singapore, to perform human donor corneal transplantation
Academic & Research Contributions
  • Presented and published numerous papers locally and internationally on corneal diseases and LASIK
  • Clinical lecturer, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
Professional Memberships
  • Member, Government Parliamentary Committee (GPC) for Health Resource Panel (2011 to 2012)
  • Fellow, College of Ophthalmologists, Academy of Medicine, Singapore
  • Fellow, The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Member, Asia Cornea Society
  • Member, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Member, European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • Member, Singapore Society of Ophthalmology
  • Member, Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology