Lam Pin Min


Dr Lam Pin Min served as a Member of Parliament for Ang Mo Kio GRC (Sengkang West division) from 2006-2011 and re-elected as Member of Parliament for Sengkang West SMC in May 2011. He has been appointed as Minister of State for Health since 1st August 2014

Dr Lam was educated in Anglo-Chinese School and National Junior College. He graduated from Medical School, National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1993 before joining the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) as a regular medical officer in 1995. Whilst in service, Dr Lam obtained his Diploma in Aviation Medicine from the United Kingdom in 1997 and subsequently a Fellowship in the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) followed with a Master in Medicine in Ophthalmology from the NUS in 2000. Dr Lam held many appointments in the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF), including Officer Commanding in an Airbase Medical Centre and as a Branch Head in the RSAF Aeromedical Centre. It was during this tenure that Dr Lam spent 3 months serving as the medical commander of the Singapore Medical Contingent in East Timor in 2000.

Dr Lam returned to full-time clinical practice in 2003 after serving in the SAF for 9 years however, as a trained Aviation Medicine Specialist, Dr Lam continues to sit on the Civil Aviation Medical Board and is an Adviser to the Society of Aviation Medicine, Singapore. In 2005, Dr Lam completed his advanced specialist training in Ophthalmology and a Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology the following year. Prior to his current appointment as Minister of State for Health, Dr Lam was a Pediatric Ophthalmologists in KKH, SNEC and Eagle Eye Centre.

Dr Lam is married with 2 daughters.

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