Dr Martin Chio received his undergraduate training in medicine from the University of Bristol, UK and his basic speciality training in Internal Medicine in Singapore. He subsequently completed his advanced speciality training in Dermato-venereology at the National Skin Centre.
He was awarded a National Medical Research Council medical research fellowship as part of his HMDP to pursue a Masters at University College London & the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine & was awarded the best dissertation prize. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (London) & the Academy of Medicine Singapore & was most recently the Chair, Chapter of Dermatologists.
He is currently a Senior Consultant Dermatologist at the National Skin Centre & Head of the DSC clinic. His clinical interest are STIs, HIV & genital dermatology, qualitative research & skin cancers. He is an avid medical educator & has been appointed Adj Associate Professor with both the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health & Duke-NUS Medical School, Adj Assistant Professor with the NTU Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine & a Clinical Senior Lecturer with the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine – he was awarded the YLLSOM Dean’s award for Teaching Excellence twice.
He is also a visiting consultant with the SAF Medical Corps & an associate mediator with the Singapore Mediation Centre. For his active volunteer work as a visiting dermatologist at both the Dover Park Hospice & the Villa Francis home for the aged, he was awarded the Healthcare Humanity Award.