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Becoming a Specialist

General Requirements


A doctor would need to complete specialist post-graduate training and pass examinations based on Singapore’s training standards in the specialty before he/she can apply to the Specialists Accreditation Board (SAB) for accreditation and the Singapore Medical Council (SMC) for specialist registration to practise as a specialist doctor.

Specialist Accreditation

All doctors who wish to practise as a specialist must first be accredited by  the Specialists Accreditation Board (SAB). For more details, please refer to the section on Specialist Accreditation.

Specialist Registration

Upon obtaining a specialist accreditation certificate from the SAB, the doctor is required to register his name in the Register of Specialists with the Singapore Medical Council (SMC) before he is allowed to practise as a specialist in his specialty. For more information, please refer to SMC’s website at https://www.healthprofessionals.gov.sg/smc. 


Examinations & Assessments


Doctors in specialist training have to take exit examinations upon completion of their training. For more details, please refer to the section on Specialist Examination.


Important Dates / Application Period


For details on the application timeline and process, please visit MOHH website at http://www.physician.mohh.com.sg/home .


Contact Information


Should you have any queries on specialist training, please refer to the section Contact Us for contact details to make your enquiry.

Last updated: 07 Aug 2019 09:36