Dr Phua graduated from School of Medicine, the National University of Singapore in 1999. He earned his master’s degree Emergency Medicine in 2005 and qualified as a specialist emergency physician in 2006. He is currently a senior consultant emergency physician in Tan Tock Seng Hospital Emergency Department.

Dr Phua is also trained in Clinical Toxicology and currently provides toxicology services to his hospital.

He is actively involved in medical education and obtained in master’s degree in Education, Evaluation, Statistics and Assessment in 2016. He is currently the program director of the Emergency Medicine residency program of National Healthcare Group.

His research interests include acute poisoning and management and clinical decision making.

Appointed to the board on 27 June 2023