Dr Chuah graduated from University of Aberdeen in 2001 and undertook her training in Scotland and North West England before joining diabetes and endocrinology training in South East London. She was trained at Guys and St Thomas' Hospital. During her training, she was interested in obesity management, hence she undertook further training as a bariatric physician at Imperial Weight Centre, Charing Cross Hospital and St Mary's Hospital.
She was awarded MSc in Diabetes and Endocrinology (Kings College London) in 2009. She further her research interest in obesity; with particular interest in diabetes management before and after weight loss surgery. She was awarded Doctor of Medicine for her obesity research at Imperial College London.
Her works were presented nationally and internationally as well as published in peer-reviewed journals.