Dr Lee Yee Mun
Education & Fellowship
MBBS (Singapore), M.Med (Surgery), MRCS (Edin), FAMS (Surgery)
Dr Tan Yia Swam graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the National University of Singapore in 2004. She completed her surgical training in General Surgery in 2014, having obtained the qualifications of MRCS (Edin) and M.Med (Surgery) along the way.
She was admitted as a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, in 2019.
- MBBS (Singapore) 1992
- Master of Medicine (Surgery), National University of Singapore 1998
- Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 1998
- Fellow, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow 1998
- Specialist Accreditation in Urology, Singapore Medical Council 2003
- Master of Public Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 2016
Research and Publications
Huang Z, Guo H, Lee YM, Ho EC, Ang H, Chow A. Performance of Digital Contact Tracing Tools for COVID-19 Response in Singapore: Cross-Sectional Study. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2020 Oct 29;8(10):e23148
Chan M.C., Yeo S.E.K., Chong Y.L., Lee Y.M., Stepping Forward: Urologists’ Efforts During the COVID-19 Outbreak in Singapore. Eur Urol (2020),
Leow JJ, Liu ZB , Tan,TW Lee YM , Yeo SEK, Chong YL. (2020) Optimal Management of Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma: Current Perspectives. OncoTargets and Therapy:13 1–15
Tan, T. W., Png, K. S., Lee, C. H., Yuwono, A., Yeow, Y., Chong, K. T., Lee, Y. M., Tan, C. H., Tan, Y. K (2017). “MRI Fusion-Targeted Transrectal Prostate Biopsy and the Role of Prostate-Specific Antigen Density and Prostate Health Index for the Detection of Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer in Southeast Asian Men.” J Endourol 31(11): 1111-1116.
Kwok J-L, Yong D, Lee YM. Genitalia Gangrene Secondary to High Inotropic Support: A Case Report. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2017; 2: 1391
Teo, J. S., Lee Y.M., H. S. S. Ho (2017). “An update on transurethral surgery for benign prostatic obstruction.” Asian J Urol 4(3): 195-198.
Singapore Urological Association Clinical Guidelines for Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms/Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. Singapore Med J 2017; 58(8): 473-480
S K Hong, C F Wong, Y M Lee (2018) Pseudosarcomaous Myofibroblastic Proliferation of Ureter, Clin Case Rep Rev, 4(5), 1-3
Accolades and Achievements
Dr Lee graduated in 1992 from the National University of Singapore, and in 1998 attained fellowships of the Royal Colleges of Edinburgh and Glasgow, as well as Master of Medicine (Surgery). He completed further specialist training and received specialist accreditation board certification in urology in 2003. He then underwent fellowship training at Westmead & St Vincent’s Hospitals in New South Wales, Australia.
Prior to entering private practice, Dr Lee was Senior Consultant Urologist and director of endourology at Tan Tock Seng Hospital. He attended to patients with a wide range of general urological conditions, and specialises in urinary stones disease, endourology and advanced laparoscopic surgery. He pioneered day surgery mini-Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy, and spearheaded several inter-departmental collaborations, eg in the management of peritoneal dialysis access, shockwave lithotripsy for pancreatic ductal stones, and surgical management of adrenal conditions.
In 2016, he was conferred the Master of Public Health degree, under the Dean’s Scholarship from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and NHG Clinician-Administrator Award. Dr Lee has served on various committees at hospital, cluster and ministry level, and presently serves on the Singapore Medical Council Complaints Committee, and as a council member of the Singapore Medical Association. He held the positions of Adjunct Associate Professor & Principal Lead for Urology with the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University, and was previously program director for the Surgery-in-General and Urology Residency programs within the National Healthcare Group.