International Psoriasis Council

Advancing Knowledge. Improving Care.

Advancing Knowledge. Improving Care.

Siew Eng




Head and Senior Consultant Dermatologist, Clinical Associate Professor
Hospital Sultanah Aminah Johor Bahru, School of Medicine and Health Services, Monash University Malaysia
IPC Board Member
Dr. Siew Eng Choon is a Senior Consultant Dermatologist at Hospital Sultanah Aminah, Johor Bahru, Malaysia, and an Associate Professor at Clinical School Johor Bahru, Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University, Malaysia. She received her medical degree from the University of Malaya. She subsequently undertook postgraduate training in general medicine, obtained membership at the Royal College of Physicians (London, United Kingdom), and was elected a fellow in 2003. She was awarded a public service scholarship to pursue dermatology training and, subsequently, a fellowship to train in dermatopathology at St. John’s Institute of Dermatology, London, United Kingdom. Dr. Choon is a foundation member of the Asian Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, an active member of the Malaysian Society of Dermatology, and a member of the Malaysian Medical Association. She is the Malaysian Skin Foundation trustee and chairs the research committee. She is a key project team leader for the Core Outcome Measures for Pustular Psoriasis and Associated Systemic Symptoms (COMPPASS). She is a member of the Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences – Severe Cutaneous Adverse Reactions of Drugs (CIOMS-SCAR) expert working group. CIOMS is an international, non-governmental, nonprofit organization established jointly by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 1949, and CIOMS-SCAR aims to publish a CIOMS consensus guideline on SCARs in 2023. She sits on the editorial committee for the publication of the CIOMS consensus guidelines and is currently an associate editor of Experimental Dermatology. Her research interests include chronic inflammatory skin diseases, namely atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, particularly pustular psoriasis, hidradenitis suppurativa, and cutaneous adverse drug reactions. Dr. Choon is a Board Member of the International Psoriasis Council (IPC) and an advisor of the Psoriasis Association of Johor.
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Areas of Interest

Inflammatory skin diseases including psoriasis, eczema, and Hidradenitis suppurativa.

IPC Committees / Groups

Board Member, Generalized Pustular Psoriasis Working Group

Languages Spoken

English, Malay

Involvement with Other Organization(s)

Advisor for Psoriasis Association of Johor.