Dr. Lee Ser Yee Dr. Lee Ser Yee
Dr. Lee Ser Yee

Dr. Lee Ser Yee


  • General Surgery


  • Hokkien
  • Mandarin
  • English

Fellowship and accreditation

  • MBBS (NUS, Singapore) 2001
  • M Med (Surg) (NUS, Singapore) 2007
  • FAMS (Gen Surg) (Academy of Medicine, Singapore) 2011
  • MSc (by research) (NUS, Singapore) 2011
  • FRCSEd (Gen Surg) (RCS, Edinburgh, United Kingdom) 2011


Dr Lee Ser Yee is a general surgeon at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore. He is a dual USA fellowship-trained hepatopancreatobiliary (HPB) and liver transplant surgeon, having completed fellowships in centres such as Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill/Cornell Medical Center.

He subspecialises in hepatopancreatobiliary surgery and liver transplantation. His area of expertise lies in minimally invasive techniques such as laparoscopic and robotic surgery in the treatment of liver, gallbladder and pancreatic diseases and cancers.

He is a recipient of several accolades, such as the National Service Excellence Award and the Singapore Health Quality Service Award (Star).

Prior to private practice, Dr Lee was a founding member and senior consultant at the department of HPB and transplant surgery at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH). He served as the director of the laparoscopic programme and the surgical skills training programme at the SingHealth Surgical Skills Centre.

He started his medical training at the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1996 and completed his training in general surgery, HPB surgery, and liver transplantation at SGH and the National Cancer Centre, Singapore. He is passionate about training and education, and was an associate professor at Duke-NUS Medical School and a senior clinical lecturer in NUS. He has also chaired and conducted many advanced surgical courses and has been invited to give lectures at several conferences worldwide.

He has authored more than 150 scientific publications, including top journals such as Annals of Surgery, as well as written 2 surgical books and 70 book chapters. He has led research teams as the principal and co-investigator for several local and international clinical studies. He currently sits on the editorial and reviewer boards of more than 30 international medical journals.