Dr Ang Yong Guan

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Dr. Ang graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from the then University of Singapore in 1979. He did his post-graduate training in psychiatry in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK for two years and received his post-graduate degree (MRCPsych, Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists) in 1986. He is also a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine (FAMS) in Singapore.

Dr. Ang was with the Singapore Armed forces (SAF) for 23 years from 1980 to 2003; 17 of which as the Chief Psychiatrist before retiring in 2003.

After retiring from the SAF, Dr. Ang set up his own clinic at Paragon Medical and is still passionately involved in his clinical work. He is active in teaching and is a visiting lecturer at the Nanyang Polytechnic and the Executive Counselling and Training Academy (ECTA).

He was the President of the Singapore Psychiatric Association from 1996 to 1998 and the Chairman of the Chapter of Psychiatrists, the Singapore Academy of Medicine from 2001 to 2003.

In 2004, he founded the Action Group for Mental Illness (AGMI), a non-profit advocacy group formed to champion for persons with mental illness and served as its Chairman till 2013. He is still actively involved in giving public talks on mental health issues, or appearing on radio and television to highlight the importance of mental wellness.

He was a member of the National Council on Problem Gambling from 2005 to 2011 as well as a member of the Panel of Medical Experts, Subordinate Courts from 2012 to 2015.

Dr. Ang was awarded the Public Service Medal (PBM) in 1995 for his contribution as a community leader at Kembangan Constituency helping the then MP Mr George Yeo for more than 15 years (including serving as Chairman of the Punggol Community Club and as Secretary of the Citizens’ Consultative Committee). He was also awarded the Public Administration Medal (PPA) in 1996 for his contribution to the Singapore Armed Forces.

He sees taking part in politics as a form of service to the nation.
He took part in the 2011 and 2015 General Elections.

Together with like-minded Singaporeans, he wants to help build a climate of responsible democracy where diverse ideas flourish and Singaporeans speak their minds freely without fear.

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Dr Ang Yong Guan

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Marymount

About Dr Ang

Dr. Ang graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from the then University of Singapore in 1979. He did his post-graduate training in psychiatry in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK for two years and received his post-graduate degree (MRCPsych, Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists) in 1986. He is also a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine (FAMS) in Singapore.

Dr. Ang was with the Singapore Armed forces (SAF) for 23 years from 1980 to 2003; 17 of which as the Chief Psychiatrist before retiring in 2003.

After retiring from the SAF, Dr. Ang set up his own clinic at Paragon Medical and is still passionately involved in his clinical work. He is active in teaching and is a visiting lecturer at the Nanyang Polytechnic and the Executive Counselling and Training Academy (ECTA).

He was the President of the Singapore Psychiatric Association from 1996 to 1998 and the Chairman of the Chapter of Psychiatrists, the Singapore Academy of Medicine from 2001 to 2003.

In 2004, he founded the Action Group for Mental Illness (AGMI), a non-profit advocacy group formed to champion for persons with mental illness and served as its Chairman till 2013. He is still actively involved in giving public talks on mental health issues, or appearing on radio and television to highlight the importance of mental wellness.

He was a member of the National Council on Problem Gambling from 2005 to 2011 as well as a member of the Panel of Medical Experts, Subordinate Courts from 2012 to 2015.

Dr. Ang was awarded the Public Service Medal (PBM) in 1995 for his contribution as a community leader at Kembangan Constituency helping the then MP Mr George Yeo for more than 15 years (including serving as Chairman of the Punggol Community Club and as Secretary of the Citizens’ Consultative Committee). He was also awarded the Public Administration Medal (PPA) in 1996 for his contribution to the Singapore Armed Forces.

He sees taking part in politics as a form of service to the nation.
He took part in the 2011 and 2015 General Elections.

Together with like-minded Singaporeans, he wants to help build a climate of responsible democracy where diverse ideas flourish and Singaporeans speak their minds freely without fear.

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