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Dr. Lee Tswen Wen Victor Dr. Lee Tswen Wen Victor
Dr. Lee Tswen Wen Victor

Dr. Lee Tswen Wen Victor

SpecialIty

  • General Surgery

language

  • Mandarin
  • English
  • Indonesian

Fellowship and accreditation

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, National University of Singapore
  • Master of Medicine (Surgery), National University of Singapore
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
  • Fellow of Academy of Medicine (General Surgery), Singapore

Experience

Dr Lee is a general surgeon at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore. He has expertise in liver and kidney transplants, simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplants and complex hepatobiliary pancreatic surgery. He specialises in surgery for liver tumours, major pancreatic surgery and biliary surgery.

Dr Lee is an experienced laparoscopic surgeon for cholecystectomy and liver resection. He has been an invited speaker for many international and regional conferences for liver surgery and laparoscopic surgery. In addition, he has performed single-site “scarless” surgery in live demonstrations on numerous occasions. He is an executive member of the Endoscopic & Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia (Singapore).

Dr Lee is also the co-director of the Pancreas Transplant Programme in Singapore. He is accredited to perform transplant surgeries of the liver, kidney and pancreas. He is an executive member of the Society of Transplantation, Singapore. He is also a member of the International Pancreas & Islet Transplantation Association and The Transplantation Society.

Prior to joining private practice, Dr Lee was a senior consultant and the former director of the Centre for Digestive and Liver Disease (CDLD) at the Singapore General Hospital from 2013 to 2015. The Centre has a patient attendance of more than 500 patients a day for hepatobiliary, gastroenterology, upper gastrointestinal and colorectal diseases.

Dr Lee’s dedication to ensuring the best outcomes for his patients has earned him the Singapore Health Quality Service Award in 2014 while at the Singapore General Hospital.

He is an adjunct assistant professor at the National University of Singapore and adjunct assistant professor at Duke-NUS Medical School. Dr Lee is actively involved in research and has won many grants. He is also involved in islet cell research.