Dr Christopher received his undergraduate medical education from the University Science of Malaysia (USM). He then served as a House Officer at the Hospital Alor Setar, and subsequently as a Medical Officer in Internal Medicine at various well-established government hospitals, before pursuing his postgraduate studies at the National University of Singapore.
In 2008, Dr Christopher was gazetted as an Internal Medicine Specialist. He passed the Nephrology Board Examination in 2012, and in the same year was certified by the National Specialist Registry in the fields of Internal Medicine and Nephrology.
With vast working experience and extensive clinical research in the areas of Internal Medicine and Nephrology, Dr Christopher is competent in providing expert care for kidney patients of any stage. Dr Christopher's field of specialisation includes:
- General nephrology
- Peritoneal dialysis
- Interventional nephrology
- Renal transplant
Apart from attending to his patients, Dr Christopher is also passionate about teaching. He provides bedside teaching and training in Nephrology to House Officers, Medical Officers, Clinical Specialists and Nephrology fellows. He also serves as a tutor in Nephrology to post-basic paramedics. Previously, Dr Christopher also served as an honorary lecturer at both Penang International Dental School and Penang Medical College.
Dr Christopher has written and co-wrote numerous presentations, and is actively involved in delivering health talks and conducting workshops. He had been a recipient of the "Sijil Perkhidmatan Cemerlang", an award presented in recognition of excellent services in 2007 and 2011.