International Medical Clinic (IMC) specialises in family, paediatric and travel medicine. IMC has provided medical care in Singapore for over 17 years and is the first choice medical provider for the international community.
Dr. Charu is a family practitioner who has trained and worked in the UK prior to moving to Singapore. She graduated from Pondicherry University, India in 1995 and was pursuing a paediatric career for over 3 years before moving to the UK in 1998. She continued training in Paediatrics and Neonatology in the UK in various hospitals and obtained Membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, (MRCPCH, London) in 2001.
In 2001, she chose to change career paths and started her General Practice training in the UK. She then practiced as a GP in Cardiff, Wales from 2005 – 2011. She moved to Singapore in 2011 and has practiced for many years at a clinic serving mainly the expatriate population in Singapore.
During her career, she obtained a Diploma in Family planning (UK), a Diploma in Practical Dermatology from Cardiff University and is a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners (UK). Stress is a huge factor in many expat families’ lives and Charu enjoys using her experience to approach disease in a holistic fashion and places emphasis on prevention. Having been located near a few international schools, she has gained valuable experience in dealing with children of all ages and their families recognizing the close link between physical and mental health.
She finds teaching medical students a good way to learn and has been working as a sessional Clinical Facilitator at the Lee Kong Chian Medical School, Singapore since 2015.
Dr. Charu also speaks Hindi/Urdu, Punjabi and Tamil.