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Dr. Lye Wai Choong Dr. Lye Wai Choong
Dr. Lye Wai Choong

Dr. Lye Wai Choong

SpecialIty

  • Renal Medicine

language

  • Mandarin
  • English

Fellowship and accreditation

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Australia
  • Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (Renal Medicine)
  • Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine), Singapore
  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians, UK

Profile

Dr Lye Wai Choong is a renal physician practising at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore. He is a nephrologist subspecialising in kidney transplants. Dr Lye has more than 20 years of experience in treating and managing patients with complex kidney conditions.

Dr Lye was a visiting assistant professor at the Laboratory of Immunogenetics and Transplantation at Oregon Health & Science University, USA, and a consultant nephrologist and physician at the National University Hospital in Singapore. He is the former president of the Society of Transplantation in Singapore. He received a travel grant from the International Society of Nephrology in 1993, and the first prize at the 12th International Congress of Nephrology in the same year.

He is actively involved in renal education and research, and is the author of over 100 peer-reviewed indexed journal articles and abstracts. Not just that but he is frequently invited to speak at international congresses and seminars. In 2008, Dr Lye, together with a team of surgeons, successfully performed an ABO-incompatible and positive crossmatch kidney transplant on a renal patient in Singapore.