Dr Noor Hanif Said is the Medical Director of Renaissance Dermatology Specialist Clinic. He is a consultant dermatologist with more than 20 years of medical experience. He graduated from the National University of Singapore with Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS). He subsequently embarked on specialist training in Internal Medicine and attained the Membership of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom. Following this, Dr Hanif completed his Advanced Specialist Training in Dermatology at the National Skin Centre. He is an accredited specialist with the Ministry of Health (MOH) and was conferred as a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine (Dermatology).
Prior to starting his private practice at Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre, Dr Hanif was a dermatologist at the National Skin Centre and a Visiting Consultant with the Khoo Teck Puat Hospital Dermatology Service. Apart from his expertise in the management of general dermatological problems such as eczema, psoriasis, hair loss and acne, he has special interests in pigmentary disorders and aesthetic dermatology.
Dr Hanif is active in research, having published in both local and international peer-reviewed medical journals. He was a co-author of one of the chapters in the Asian Skin Atlas of Dermatology and Venereology (2nd edition). He has presented academic papers in dermatology at numerous scientific meetings and seminars. In 2011, he received the prestigious Best Poster Award (Clinical Research) during the Singapore Health and Biomedical Congress.
He is privileged to be appointed as a Clinical Tutor and Examiner at Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS). Dr Hanif has been invited as a speaker at several public forums to educate the public on common skin, hair and nail conditions. In addition, as the first and only Malay MOH-accredited dermatologist in Singapore, Dr Hanif has been featured as a medical expert in both television as well as radio programmes on Mediacorp TV Suria and Mediacorp Radio Warna. He has also contributed many articles in print media.
Dr Hanif is currently a member of the Chapter of Dermatologists, College of Physicians, Singapore, the Dermatological Society of Singapore (DSS) as well as the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS).