Manfred completed his Podiatry training in University of Southampton with First-class honours in 2009 under the SGH Overseas Scholarship and attained his Master’s degree in Public Health with the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore in 2015. He is also appointed as a Fellow of the Faculty of Podiatric Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.
In 2012, Manfred was awarded the Health Manpower Development Plan Award and underwent a fellowship training at the University of Arizona Medical Centre under the guidance of Prof David G Armstrong where he was trained in high risk and complex foot management.
Prior to setting up Atlas Podiatry, Manfred worked at Singapore General Hospital for more than 11 years. He was a Senior Principal Podiatrist and served as Head of Department (Podiatry) from 2016 to 2021. He is an experienced practitioner in treating various foot and lower limb conditions. While treating people from all walks of life, Manfred is frequently called upon to treat dignitaries. Dedicated to improving and advancing standards of practice in Podiatry, he was the Executive Lead for Podiatry at SingHealth and the Podiatry representative for SingHealth Duke-NUS Diabetes Centre, and SingHealth Duke-NUS Sports Exercise Medicine Centre.
As a passionate individual, delivering the best care for patients, he also champions value in patient care and is constantly challenging himself to breakout from the status quo to implement new and effective ways of Podiatric treatment. He has been awarded numerous service standard awards, such as the Singapore Quality Health Service award and Service with a Heart Award in SGH. Manfred is also enthusiastic about teaching and mentoring and was awarded the Best Clinical Mentor for the Singapore-Stanford Biodesign Fellowship in 2018.
Manfred has published in medical journals and is regularly invited as a speaker for international workshops and conference. He currently serves as Vice-secretary for the Wound Healing Society (Singapore). In his free time, he enjoys playing football, underwater photography, skiing and spending time with his wife and daughter.