Dr Chiam is a Consultant Sports Medicine Physician with a clinical interest in musculoskeletal pain relief and weight management. He graduated top of the Masters Program at the United States Sports Academy and was also voted Most Outstanding Student. He treats chronic injuries like tennis elbow, Achilles Tendinitis, Plantar Fascitis and also acute injuries like acute strains of the muscles and ligaments, trauma and joint dislocations.
The Thomson Musculoskeletal Clinic at the Novena Medical Centre specialises in sports medicine and musculoskeletal care. It focuses on providing services for the prevention, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of various conditions affecting the bones, muscles, joints, and ligaments using conservative and minimally invasive methods. Its services include musculoskeletal injury consultation, low-level laser treatment for wound healing and injuries, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy for injuries and degeneration, weight management, medical screening and consultation for exercise participation, exercise prescription, and active cell therapy for pain reduction. The clinic is helmed by Dr. Derek Koh, a preventive medicine specialist who offers tailored health screenings and wellness programmes, including the management of obesity, menopause, and andropause. He has an MBBS and Diploma in Family Medicine from the National University of Singapore. He is certified by the American Board of Anti-Ageing and Rejuvenation Medicine and is an EIMS-certified physician in exercise prescription by the American College of Sports Medicine.