Upon completing his AST, he was awarded a HMDP fellowship to do Vascular Surgery for one year at St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney, Australia. The training there included both open surgical procedures, including open aortic repair, bypass surgery and carotid endarterectomy as well as endovascular interventions, including peripheral angioplasties, Endovascular Repairs of the Thoracic and Abdominal Aorta and Endovenous Laser Treatment of varicose veins.
Dr Lee returned from his HMDP and was subsequently appointed Head of the Vascular Surgery Service, TTSH as well as the Director of the Vascular Diagnostic Lab in Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore. He was involved in developing the Vascular Surgery Service and pushing the boundaries of peripheral arterial interventions (including use of drug-eluting balloons and stents), endovascular aortic repairs, arteriovenous fistula salvage for renal dialysis, bypass surgery (including distal bypass and trauma surgery) and minimally invasive interventions for varicose veins.
Dr Lee graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1995. He completed his specialty training in General Surgery in 2005 having obtained the qualifications of FRCS (Edin) along the way.
He was admitted as a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, in 2011.
Clinical Fellowship – St Vincent’s Hospital
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