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Lee Ser Yee
Assoc Prof Lee Ser Yee
Singapore General Hospital
Hepato-pancreato-biliary and Transplant Surgery
Senior Consultant
MBBS, M Med (Surgery), M Sc, FRCS (Edinburgh), FAMS, FRCS(Ed)

Associate Professor Lee Ser Yee is a Senior Consultant Surgeon in the Department of Hepatopancreatobiliary and Transplant Surgery, Singapore General Hospital. Dr. Lee’s subspecialty is in Hepatopancreatobiliary surgery (HPB surgery), Liver transplantation, Minimally-Invasive Surgery (Laparoscopic and Robotic surgery) and Surgical Oncology.

He graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and completed his training in General Surgery at Singapore General Hospital and National Cancer Centre, Singapore. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. In addition, he holds a Master of Medicine (Surgery) and a Master of Science for his research in cancer biology. He subsequently underwent subspecialty training in Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary surgery (HPB) and Liver transplantation in Singapore General Hospital. He was awarded the SingHealth Health Manpower Development Plan Fellowship Award (HMDP) and underwent further overseas training in Advanced Laparoscopic hepatobiliary surgery and Liver transplantation under Professor Daniel Cherqui as a clinical fellow at the New York Presbyterian Hospital, USA. He also completed an additional accredited matched clinical fellowship in HPB and Surgical Oncology in Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), New York. He is a Ministry of Health gazetted Liver Transplant Surgeon and a Visiting consultant at Changi General Hospital, National Cancer Centre, Singapore and the National University Centre for Organ Transplantation, Singapore.

He is passionate about training and education and is currently an Associate Professor (Adj) in Duke - NUS Medical School and a Senior Clinical Lecturer in NUS. He also serves as the Director of Surgical Skills Continuum and the Director in the Surgical Skills Center in SingHealth Surgery Academic Clinical Program. He has also mentored many juniors in various clinical and translational research projects, from undergraduate to postgraduate levels.

He has authored more than 100 scientific publications including top international journals such as Annals of Surgery, Nature, Annals of Surgical Oncology, HPB, Hepatology, Gastroenterology, Immunity and JACS. His scientific work is well cited and he has delivered more than 110 scientific presentations at medical conferences worldwide, many as an invited speaker and lecturer. He has written and edited 2 surgical books and 70 book chapters. He also sits on the Editorial Board and is a Reviewer for more than 30 international peer-review medical journals.

For his work, he has received many local and international clinical and research awards including the Young Surgeon Award and the Yahya Cohen Memorial Lecturer and SingHealth Game Changer Award. He received the Singhealth’s Best Junior Doctor award (2007-2010) and Singhealth Publish! Award in three consecutive years, including the Professor Soo Khee Chee Publication Award. He was the first Singaporean and South-East-Asian to receive the International HepatoPancreatoBiliary Association (IHPBA) Warren Fellowship Award. He is also the Principle and Co-investigator for several local and international research grants and studies.

His clinical interest lies in minimally-invasive HPB surgery and research interests revolves around the clinical and translational aspects of HPB cancers and diseases. He also works in close collaboration with the scientists in National Cancer Centre Singapore and Duke-NUS Medical School. He also collaborates on projects with renowned international centers such as Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic and Amsterdam Medical Centre, Netherlands.

Among his many professional memberships, he is a Founding member of the Singapore Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, Faculty of surgery trainers, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Robotic Surgery Society of Singapore. He also serves as the Honorary Secretary in the Chapter of General Surgeons and as a committee member in the Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, Singapore and the Scientific Chair of the Robotic Surgery Society of Singapore. He is the country representative for the International Association of Surgeons, Gastroenterologists and Oncologists (IASGO).

In his free time, he helps out as a volunteer in the Meet the People sessions and Humanitarian missions. As a strong patient advocate, he established Singapore Liver Cancer Support Group in 2011 where he serves as chairman and has co-organized many public forums and outreach events. He helped built the Singapore Grand Prix Formula One medical team, served as the Assistant Chief Medical Officer and helps out every year as a senior official.

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships
  • Senior Consultant Surgeon at the Department of Hepatopancreatobiliary (HPB) and Transplant Surgery
  • Associate Professor (Adj) , Duke-NUS Medical School Singapore
  • Senior Consultant, Department of Surgical Oncology, National Cancer Centre, Singapore
  • Senior Consultant, Department of General Surgery, Singapore General Hospital
  • Visiting Consultant, Changi General Hospital, Singapore
  • Clinical Senior Lecturer Tutor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
  • Director, Surgical Skills Curriculum, SingHealth Surgery Academic Clinical Program (ACP)
  • SingHealth Duke-NUS Institute of Medical Simulation, Executive Committee
  • Co- Director, SingHealth Surgical Skills Centre (SSSC)
  • Chairman, Singapore Liver Cancer Support Group
  • Ministry of Health gazetted Liver Transplant Surgeon
  • Clinical Supervisor, Singapore General Hospital , Department of General Surgery                   
  • Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
  • Instructor, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), American Heart Association
  • Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), American College of Surgeons 
  • Faculty member, SingHealth General Surgery Residency (ACGME accredited)
  • Founding Member, Hepatopancreatobiliary Association (Singapore)
  • Founding Member, Robotic Surgery Society of Singapore
  • Member, American Hepatopancreatobiliary Association (AHPBA)
  • Member, International Hepatopancreatobiliary Association (IHPBA)
  • Honorary Secretary, Chapter of General Surgeons, Singapore
  • Senior Official , Singapore Grand Prix, Formula One Medical team
  • Member, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Alumni Society
Awards
  1. Game Changer Award, SingHealth 2017
  2. Service with a Heart Award 2016
  3. Yahya Cohen Memorial Lecture 2016
  4. Soo Khee Chee Publication Award 2015
  5. SingHealth Publish Award (Outstanding) 2014
  6. International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (IHPBA) Warren Fellowship Award  2013
  7. Singhealth Publish Award (Medical Research) 2013                
  8. Young Surgeon Award (College of Surgeons, Singapore) 2011
  9. Long Service Award, Singhealth 2011
  10. Singapore Millennium Foundation Scholarship     2008
  11. SingHealth Best Registrar Award/ Best Medical Officer Award    2006-2010
  12. President Scout Award 1994           
  13. National Youth Achievement Award, Singapore 1992
Publications and Research Trials
  1. Lee SY, BKP Goh, MH Chew, LLPJ Ooi, WK Wong, KC Soo. Retroperitoneal Leiomyosarcomas: An Asian Experience. British Journal of Surgery 2010; 97(S4): S59–S121.

  2. Lee SY, Goh BK, Tan YM, Chung YF, Cheow PC, Chow PK, Wong WK, Ooi LL. Spleen-preserving distal pancreatectomy. Singapore Med J. 2008 Nov;49(11):883-5. (JIF 0.597)

  3. Lee SY, Chan WH, Sivanandan R, Lim DTH, Wong WK. Recurrent Giant Fibrovascular Polyp of the Esophagus. World J Gastroenterol 2009 July 21; 15(27). (JIF 2.37)

  4. Lee SY, Pormento JG, Koong HN. Abdominal paracentesis and Thoracocentesis.Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2009 Apr;19(2):e32-5.

  5. Lee SY, KH Ng, MG Sebastian. Arterio-Pancreatic Syndrome. Case Rep Gastroenterol 2011; 5:17-21

  6. Lee SY, YK Sin, A Kurup, T Agasthian, MG Caleb. Stent-graft for Recurrent Melioidosis mycotic aortic aneurysm.Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 2006;14:e38-e40

  7. Lee SY, SK Dinesh, J Thomas. Reversible Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome: A case report. J Clin Neurosci. 2008 Apr;15(4):457-9.

  8. SK Dinesh, Lee SY, J Thomas. A case of mistaken identity: An intracranial foreign body reaction secondary to embolization of a cerebral AVM 10 years ago now presenting as a glioma. J Clin Neurosci. 2008 Apr;15(4):463-5.

  9. Lee SY, Pasupathy S, Tham KW, Ganguly S, Wong WK. Early experience with a novel procedure for obesity: Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy. Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare 2010, Vol. 19 No. 2(Suppl)

  10. Lee SY, Ooi AS, Qian CN, Hwang SG, Teh BT, Soo KC. A novel prognostic marker in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue: high endothelial venules.  Cancer Research 70 (8 Supplement), 2238-2238. (JIF 9.33)

  11. Lee SY, CH Thng, PKH Chow. Lipoma of the pancreas, a case report and a review of the literature. World J Radiol 3(10):246-248.

  12. Tan VKM, Lee SY, Goh BK, Chung A, Sebastian MG, Yong WS, Wong WK. Feasibility and Accuracy of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Clinically Node Negative Patients after Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer - A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Cancer Research 69(24 Supplement):1013-1013 · February 2010 (JIF 9.33)

  13. Lee SY, M Teo, RHH Quek, BKP Goh, W Chen, AYF Chung, HN Koong, WK Wong, LL Ooi and KC Soo. Retroperitoneal sarcomas: 20 years’ experience at a tertiary Asian center. J Clin Oncol 29: 2011 (suppl; abstr e20522) (JIF 18.43)

  14. Lee SY, Lim CH, Pasupathy S, Poopalalingam R, Tham KW, Ganguly S, Wai CHD, Wong WK. Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: a novel procedure for weight loss. Singapore Med J 2011; 52(11): 794-800. (JIF 0.73)

  15. Lee SY, Goh BK, Teo MC, Chew MH, Chow PK, Wong WK, Ooi LL, Soo KC. Retroperitoneal liposarcomas: the experience of a tertiary Asian center. World J Surg Oncol. 2011 Feb 1;9:12.

  16. Lee SY, KH Tay, AYF Chung. Subfascial enterobiliary access loops for recurrent pyogenic cholangitis. Surg Chronicles 2011; 16(2):107-110.

  17. Lee SY, Teo M, Quek HH, Goh BKP, Chen JJ, Koong HN, Ooi LLPJ, Wong WK, Soo KC. Prognostic Factors of Retroperitoneal Sarcomas. Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare 2011, Vol. 20 No. 1(Suppl)

  18. Lee SY, Cheow, PC, Teo JY, Ooi LL. Surgical Treatment of Neuroendocrine Liver Metastases.  Int J Hepatol. 2012; 2012:146590. Epub 2012 Jan 26.

  19. Lee SY, Ooi AS, Qian C-N, Tan VKM, Chia SC, Hwang SG, Teh BT, Soo KC. High Endothelial Venules: A Novel Prognostic Marker in Cancer Metastasis and the Missing Link? Ann Acad Med Singapore 2011;40:(Suppl) 7:S20. (JIF 1.36)

  20. Lee SY, Kang CY, Low A, Chow PK. Tuberculous Biliary Stricture. Clin J Gastroenterol. 2012 Feb;5(1):53-8. (JIF 3.19)

  21. Yuan SF, Ng SY, Ho KY. Lee SY, Chung YF, Poopalalingam R. Abnormal coagulation profile after hepatic resection: the effect of chronic hepatic disease and implications for epidural analgesia. J Clin Anesth. 2012 Aug; 24(5):398-403. (JIF 1.19)

  22. Lee SY, Qian C-N, Ooi AS, Chen PY, Tan VKM, Chia SC, Hwang SGJ, Teh BT, Soo KC. 2011 Young Surgeon's Award Winner: High Endothelial Venules: A Novel Prognostic Marker in Cancer Metastasis and the Missing Link? Ann Acad Med Singapore 2012; 41:21-28. (JIF 1.36)

  23. Lee SY. Study of the morphological and functional alterations of high endothelial venules in the regional lymph nodes to tongue cancer patients and its clinico-pathological correlations (Master of Science dissertation), National University of Singapore, 2010.

  24. Lee SY, JY Teo, PC Cheow, LL Ooi. A systematic review of surgical management of neuroendocrine metastasis. HPB, 2012; 14: 1–91.  (JIF 2.918)

  25. Lee SY, C Chia and YM Tan. Spontaneous rupture of pyogenic liver abscess- An Asian perspective. HPB, 2012; 14: 1–91. (JIF 2.918)

  26. Lee SY, JY Teo, PC Cheow, YF Chung, KP Goh, JS Wong, KH Chow, PJ Ooi. Hepatic resection for metastatic neuroendocrine tumours: An Asian experience. HPB 2012;14 , 288–699. (JIF 2.918)

  27. Lee SY, Qian C-N, Ooi AS, Chen PY, Wong HMB, Myint SS, Wong JC, Hwang SGJ, Soo KC. Changes in specialized blood vessels in lymph nodes and their role in cancer metastasis. J Transl Med. 2012 Oct 4;10(1):206. (JIF 3.93)

  28. Tan GH, Teo MC, Chen W, Lee SY, Ng DW, Tham CK, Soo KC. Surgical Management of Colorectal Peritoneal Metastases: Treatment and Outcomes Compared with Hepatic Metastases. J Gastrointest Cancer. J Gastrointest Cancer. 2013 Jun;44(2):170-6.

  29. Lee SY, Cherqui D, Kluger MD. Extended Right Hepatectomy in a Liver with a Non-bifurcating Portal Vein: the Hanging Maneuver Protects the Portal System in the Presence of Anomalies. J Gastrointest Surg. 2013 Aug;17(8):1494-9. (JIF 2.80)

  30. Koh YX, Lee SY, Tay KY, Chung YF. Obstructive jaundice due to recurrent intraductal hepatocellular carcinoma. What is the Optimal Therapeutic Approach? Hepatogastroenterology. Oct;61(135):1863-6. (JIF 0.68)

  31. Teo JY, Lee SY, Chua JLA, Wong WK. Will the Local ACGME-Trained Surgeon be Adequately Prepared? An Estimate of the Impact of Duty Hour Restrictions on Operative Experience. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2013 Apr;42(4):203-6. (JIF 1.22)

  32. Lee SY, Alyson N. Fox, Sonja K. Olsen, Daniel Cherqui, Michael D. Kluger. Exposure to Ionizing Radiation From Evaluation to Liver Transplantation. Gastroenterology.2013 May; 144(5); S-1014-15. (JIF 16.72)

  33. Yap HY, Lee SY, Chung YF, Tay KH, Low SC, Thng CH, Madhavan K. Rectal arterio-portal fistula – an unusual cause for persistent portal hypertension following a proximal spleno-renal shunt. World J Gastroenterol. 2013 Jul 7;19(25):4087-90. (JIF 2.37)

  34. D Lim, Lee SY, KH Lim, CY Chan. Hepatic adenoma mimicking a metastatic lesion on computed tomography-positron emission tomography scan. World J Gastroenterol 2013 July 21; 19(27): 4432-4436. (JIF 2.37)

  35. Lee SY, Cherqui D. Operative management of Cholangiocarcinoma. Semin Liver Dis 2013 Aug;33(3):248-61.  (JIF 4.95)

  36. Lee SY, Mooney MA, Inra ML, Juluru K, Fox AN, Olsen SK, Brown RS Jr, Emond JC, Cherqui D, Kluger MD.Exposure to ionizing radiation during liver transplantation evaluation, waitlist time, and post-operative period: a cause for concern. Hepatology. 2014 Feb;59(2):496-504. (JIF 11.06)

  37. W Chan-on, M Nairismägi, CK Ong, WK Lim, S Dima, C Pairojkul, KH Lim, JR McPherson, I Cutcutache, HL Heng, L Ooi, A Chung, P Chow, PC Cheow, Lee SY, SP Choo, Iain BH Tan, D Duda, A Nastase, SS Myint, Bernice H Wong, A Gan, V Rajasegaran, CCY Ng, S Nagarajan, A Jusakul, S Zhang, P Vohra, W Yu, D Huang, PSithithaworn, P Yongvanit, S Wongkham, N Khuntikeo, V Bhudhisawasdi, I Popescu, SG Rozen, P Tan, BT Teh. Exome sequencing identifies distinct mutational patterns in liver fluke–related and non-infection-related bile duct cancers. Nat Genet. 2013 Dec;45(12):1474-8. (JIF 29.35)

  38. Kluger MD, Lee SY, Azoulay Laurent D, Cherqui D. Central Hepatectomy for Centrally Located Liver Malignancies: A Safe Alternative to Extended Hemihepatectomy. Ann Surg Oncol (2014) 20:S6–S197. (JIF 3.93)

  39. Sadot E, Lee SY, Petre E, Sofocleous C, Hudis C, Gönen M, Kingham TP, Allen PJ, Solomon S, Fong Y, DeMatteo RP, Jarnagin WR, D’Angelica MI. Local Treatment of Breast Cancer Liver Metastases. Ann Surg Oncol (2014) 20:S6–S197. (JIF 3.93)

  40. Sadot E, Lee SY, Allen PJ, Gönen M, Groeger J, Kingham TP, D’Angelica MI, DeMatteo RP, Jarnagin WR, Fong Y. Readmission after pancreatic resection: causes and causality pattern. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Dec;21(13):4342-50. (JIF 3.93)

  41. Lee SY, Konstantinidis I, Kingham TP, D’Angelica MI, Allen PJ, Fong Y, DeMatteo RP, Jarnagin WR. Predicting transplant eligible recurrence after initial resection on hepatocellular cancer. HPB 2014, 16 (Suppl. 1), 1–99. (JIF 2.918)

  42. Lee SY, D’Angelica MI, Jarnagin WR, Kingham TP. Completion radical cholecystectomy and portal lymphadenectomy: Minimally invasive techniques for management of incidental gallbladder carcinoma. HPB 2014, 16 (Suppl. 1), 1–99. (JIF 2.918)

  43. Goh BK, Tan DM, Thng CH, Lee SY, Low AS, Chan CY, Wong JS, Lee VT, Cheow PC, Chow PK, Chung AY, Wong WK, Ooi LL. Are the Sendai and Fukuoka Consensus Guidelines for Cystic Mucinous Neoplasms of the Pancreas Useful in the Initial Triage of all Suspected Pancreatic Cystic Neoplasms? A Single-Institution Experience with 317 Surgically-Treated Patients. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Jun;21(6):1919-26. (JIF 3.93)

  44. Lee SY. Alterations of high endothelial venules in primary and metastatic tumors are correlated with lymph node metastasis of oral and pharyngeal carcinoma. Cancer Biol Ther. 2014 Apr 22;15(7). 

  45. Lee SY. Central hepatectomy for centrally located malignant liver tumors: A systematic review. World J Hepatol 2014 May 27; 6(5): 347-357.

  46. Sadot E, Brennan M, Lee SY, Allen PJ, Gönen M, Groeger J, Kingham TP, D’Angelica MI, DeMatteo RP, Jarnagin WR, Fong Y. Readmission After Pancreatic Resection: Causes and Causality Pattern. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Dec;21(13):4342-50. (JIF 3.93)

  47. Lee SY, I Konstantinidis, AA Eaton, M Gönen, TP Kingham,. MI D’Angelica, PJ Allen, Y Fong, RP DeMatteo, WR Jarnagin. Predicting Recurrence pattern after Resection of Hepatocellular Cancer. HPB (Oxford). 2014 Oct;16(10):943-53. (JIF 2.918)

  48. Lee SY, Sadot E. Does Liver Resection Provide Long-Term Survival Benefits for Breast Cancer Patients with Liver Metastasis? A question yet to be answered. Yonsei Med J. 2015 Jan 1;56(1):309-10.

  49. Lee SY, PJ Allen, E Sadot, MI D’Angelica, RP DeMatteo, Y Fong, WR Jarnagin, TP Kingham. Distal pancreatectomy: a single institutions experience in open, laparoscopic, and robotic approaches. J Am Coll Surg. 2015 Jan;220(1):18-27. (JIF 5.12)

  50. BKP Goh, CY Chan, JS Wong, VTW Lee, Lee SY, PC Cheow, PKH Chow, LLPJ Ooi, AYF Chung. Risk factors for and outcomes of open conversion after laparoscopic minor hepatectomy: initial experience at a single institution. Surg Endosc. 2015 Sep;29(9):2636-42. (JIF 3.27)

  51. JY Teo, JH Kam, CY Chan, BKP Goh, JS Wong, VTW Lee, PC Cheow, PKH Chow, LLPJ Ooi, AYF Chung, Lee SY. Laparoscopic liver resection for Posterosuperior and Anterolateral lesions – a comparison experience in an Asian Centre. HepatoBiliary Surg Nutr 2015;4(6):379-390.

  52. AKH Chiow, Lee SY, CY Chan, SS Tan. Learning curve in laparoscopic liver surgery: A Fellow’s perspective. HepatoBiliary Surg Nutr 2015;4(6):411-416

  53. Lee SY, E Sadot, J F Chou, M Gonen, TP Kingham, P. Allen, Y Fong, RP DeMatteo, WR Jarnagin MI D’Angelica. Central Hepatectomy versus Extended Hepatectomy for Liver Malignancies: A Matched Cohort Comparision. HPB (Oxford). 2015 Mar; 17 Suppl S2:1-287. (JIF 2.918)

  54. Lee SY, J Shia, TP Kingham, WR. Jarnagin. Carcinosarcoma of the bile duct: A case report and review of literature Hepatobiliary Surg Nutr. 2016 Feb;5(1):72-8.

  55. Lee SY, E Sadot, CT Sofocleous, SB Solomon, M Gönen, TP Kingham PJ Allen, RP DeMatteo, WR Jarnagin, CA Hudis, MI D’Angelica. Hepatic resection or ablation for isolated breast cancer liver metastasis: A case-control study with comparison to medically treated patients. Ann Surg. 2016 Jul;264(1):147-54. (JIF 8.569)

  56. Lee SY, TP Kingham, MD LaGratta, J Jessurun, D Cherqui, WR Jarnagin, MD Kluger. PET-avid hepatocellular adenomas: incidental findings associated with HNF1- a mutated lesions. HPB (Oxford). 2015 Oct 16. (JIF 2.918)

  57. Lee SY, E Sadot, J F Chou, M Gonen, TP Kingham, P. Allen, Y Fong, RP DeMatteo, WR Jarnagin MI D’Angelica. Central Hepatectomy versus Extended Hepatectomy for Liver Malignancies: A Matched Cohort Comparision. HPB (Oxford). 2015 Nov;17(11):1025-32. (JIF 2.918)

  58. Goh BK, Tan DM, Chan CY, Lee SY, Lee VT, Thng CH, Low AS, Tai DW, Cheow PC, Chow PK, Ooi LL, Chung AY. Are preoperative blood neutrophil-to-lymphocyte and platelet-to-lymphocyte ratios useful in predicting malignancy in surgically-treated mucin-producing pancreatic cystic neoplasms? J Surg Oncol. 2015 Aug;112(4):366-71. (JIF 3.27)

  59. Goh BK, Teo JY, Chan CY, Lee SY, Jeyarai P, Cheow PC, Chow PK, Ooi LL, Chung AY. Importance of tumor size as a prognostic factor after partial liver resection for solitary hepatocellular carcinoma:  implications on the current AJCC staging system. J Surg Oncol. 2015 Nov 26. (JIF 3.27)

  60. Lee SY, Kluger MD. Preface: Laparoscopic liver resection in patients with clinically significant cirrhosis: An Eastern perspective. HepatoBiliary Surg Nutr 2015;4(6):371-372.

  61. Tan NG, Lee SY, Chew MH. Unexpected connection with a diverticular abscess. Gastroenterology. 2016 Mar;150(3):564-5. (JIF 16.72)

  62. Goh BK, Chan CY, Soh HL,  Lee SY, Cheow PC, Chow PK, Ooi LL, Chung AYF. A comparison between robotic-assisted laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy versus laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy. Int J Med Robot. 2016 Jan 27. (JIF 1.53)

  63. Koh YX, Lee SY, Chok AY, Chung AYF. Icteric Intraductal Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Bile Duct Thrombus Masquerading as Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma. Ann Acad Med Singapore. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2013 Apr;45(3):113-6. (JIF 1.22)

  64. Kam JH, Lee SY, Chan CY, Wong JS, Teo JY J, Cheow PC, Chow PK, Ooi LL, Chung AYF, Goh BK Robotic hepatectomy: initial experience of a single institution in Singapore. Singapore Med J. 2016 Apr;57(4):209-14. (JIF 0.597)

  65. Goh BK, Kam JH, Lee SY, Chan CY, Allen JC, Jeyarai P, Cheow PC, Chow PK, Ooi LL, Chung AYF, Significance of neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio, platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio and prognostic nutrition index as preoperative predictors of early mortality after liver resection for huge (=10?cm) hepatocellular carcinoma. J Surg Oncol. 2016 Feb 10. (JIF 3.27)

  66. Goh BK, Lee SY.  Robotic pancreatectomy: what is the current evidence? Adv Robot Autom S2:004.

  67. Tan HL, Tan BK, Lee SY. An unusual case of small bowel obstruction in an elderly female. Gastroenterology 2016 Jun;150(7): e3-4. (JIF 16.72)

  68. Goh BK, Chan CY, Lee SY, Lee VT, Cheow PC, Chow PK, Ooi LL, Chung AY. Laparoscopic Liver Resection for Tumors in the Left Lateral Liver Section. JSLS. 2016 Jan-Mar;20(1).

  69. Goh BK, Teo JY, Chan CY, Lee SY, Cheow PC, Chung AYF. Laparoscopic repeat liver resection for recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma. ANZ J Surg. 2016 Apr 27. (JIF1.158)

  70. Lee SY, Teo JY, Goh BK, Chandra SD, Kam JH, Chow PK, Cheow PC, Ooi LL, Chung YF, Chan CY. Validation of the laparoscopic liver resection difficulty score. HPB (Oxford). 2016 April Volume 18, S1, Pages e40–e4. (JIF 2.918)

  71. Goh BK, Teo JY, J Allen, D Tan, Chan CY, Lee SY, Cheow PC, Chow PK, Ooi LLJ, Chung AYF Preoperative platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio improves the performance of the international consensus guidelines in predicting malignant pancreatic cystic neoplasms. HPB 2016, 18 (S1), e1-384.(JIF 2.918)

  72. Goh BKP, Chan CY, Wong JS, Lee VTW, Lee SY, Cheow PC, Chow PKH, Ooi LLPJ, Chung AYF. Risk factors for and outcomes of open conversion after laparoscopic minor hepatectomy: initial experience at a single institution. HPB 2016, 18 (S2), e842-844 (JIF 2.918)

  73. Goh BK, Chan CY, Lee SY, Wong JS, Lee VT, Cheow PC, Chow PK, Ooi LL and Chung AY. Impact of the introduction of laparoscopic liver resection as a surgical option for small/medium-sized (< 8 cm) tumors located in the left lateral section of the liver. HPB 18:e843. April 2016 (JIF 2.918)

  74. Goh BK, Teo JY, Chan CY, Lee SY, Cheow PC, Chung AYF. Laparoscopic repeat liver resection for recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma: Single institution experience with 8 consecutive cases and a systematic review of the literature. HPB 2016, 18 (S1), e1-384.(JIF 2.918)

  75. Chua DW. Goh BK, Chan CY, Lee SY, Jeyarj P, Cheow PC, Chow PK, Chung AY, Ooi LL. Preoperative predictors of early recurrence after hepatectomy for spontaneously ruptured hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). HPB 2016, 18 (S1), e1-384.(JIF 2.918)

  76. Goh BK, Teo JY, Allen JC Jr, Tan DM, Chan CY, Lee SY, Tai DW, Thng CH, Cheow PC, Chow PK, Ooi LL, Chung AY. Preoperative platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio improves the performance of the international consensus guidelines in predicting malignant pancreatic cystic neoplasms. Pancreatology. 2016 Sep-Oct;16(5):888-92.

  77. Goh BK, Chan CY, Lee SY, Lee VT, Cheow PC, Chow PK, Ooi LL, Chung AY. Factors associated with and consequences of open conversion after laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy. ANZ J Surg. 2016 Jul 21. (JIF1.158)

  78. Wong MT, Ong DE, Lim FS, Teng KW, McGovern N, Narayanan S, Ho WQ, Cerny D, Tan HK, Anicete R, Tan BK, Lim TK, Chan CY, Cheow PC, Lee SY, Takano A, Tan EH, Tam JK, Tan EY, Chan JK, Fink K,   Bertoletti A, Ginhoux F, Curotto de Lafaille MA, Newell EW. A High-Dimensional Atlas of Human T Cell Diversity Reveals Tissue-Specific Trafficking and Cytokine Signatures. Immunity. 2016 Aug 16;45(2):442- 56. (JIF: 24.08)
    Chin KM, Ho WY, Lim KH, Chung YF, Lee SY. Follicular Dendritic Cell Sarcoma of the Liver with Metachronous Small Bowel and Splenic Metastases: A case report and literature review. HepatoBiliary Surg Nutr 2016.

  79. Goh BK, Teo JY,  Chan CY, Lee SY, Cheow PC, Chung AYF. Review of 103 cases of laparoscopic repeat liver resection for recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2016. November 2016, Vol. 26, No. 11: 876-881 (JIF 1.297)

  80. Lee SY Goh BK, Chan CY. Clinical Utility of the Difficulty Scoring System for Predicting Surgical Time of Laparoscopic Liver Resection. Letter to Editor. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2016 Sep 22. (JIF 1.297)

  81. Sim S, Chan CY, Lee SY. Spontaneous self-expulsion of a large stone from the abdomen. Gastroenterology. In press. (JIF 16.72)

  82. Lee SY, Goh BK, Sadot E, Rajeev R,,Balachandran VP, Gönen M, Kingham TP,  Allen PJ, D’Angelica MI, Jarnagin WR, Coit D, Wong WK, Ong HS, Chung YF, DeMatteo RP. Surgical strategy and outcomes in duodenal gastrointestinal stromal tumor. Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 Sep 13. (JIF 3.93)

  83. Sim KS, Lee SY, Tay HT, Chan CY. Iatrogenic Splenic Laceration from Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation – A Rare Complication. Clin Surg. 2016; 1:1113.

  84. Goh BK, Teo JY, Chan CY, Lee SY, Cheow PC, Chow PK, Ooi LL, Chung AY. Evolution of laparoscopic liver resection at Singapore General Hospital: a nine-year experience of 195 consecutive resections. Singapore Med J. 2016 Dec 13.

  85. Nastase A, Teo JY, Heng HL, Ng CY, Myint SS, Rajasegaran V, Loh JL, Lee SY, Ooi LL, Chung AYF, Chow KH, Cheow PC, Wan WK, Azhar R, Khoo A, Xiu SX, Alkaff SMF, Cutcutache I, Lim JQ, Ong CK, Herlea V, Dima S, Duda DG, Teh BT, Popescu I, Lim TKH. Genomic and proteomic characterization of ARID1A chromatin remodeller in ampullary tumors. Am J Cancer Res. 2017 Mar 1;7(3):484-502. (JIF 3.425)

  86. Koh YX, Lee SY, Chiow AKH, Kam JH, Goh BK, Chung Yip Chan CY. Laparoscopic isolated caudate resection and laparoscopic caudate with left hepatectomy. Asvide 2017; 4: 097.

  87. Teo R, Goh BK, Tai DW, Allen JC, Lim TK, Hwang JS, Tan DM, Lee SY, Chan CY, Cheow PC, Chow PK, Ooi LL, Chung AY, Ong S. Validation and comparison between current prognostication systems for pancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms: A single-institution experience with 176 patients. Surgery. 2017 May;161(5):1235-1245.

  88. Goh BK, Lee SY, Teo JY, Cheow PC, Chow PK, Ooi LL, Chung AY, Chan CY. Early experience with totally laparoscopic major hepatectomies: single institution experience with 31 consecutive cases. ANZ J Surg. 2017 May 3. (JIF1.158)

  89. Koh YX, Lee SY, Chiow AKH, Kam JH, Goh BK, Chan CY. Laparoscopic caudate lobe resection: Navigating the technical challenge. Ann Laparosc Endosc Surg 2017;2:39.

  90. Tan HJ, Koh YX, Lee SY. Porocarcinoma, a rare cutaneous lesion. ANZ J Surg. 2017 May 3. (JIF1.158)


Books

  1. Lee SY, SK Dinesh, J Thomas, J Goh, TK Tan.
    Handbook of Neurosurgery and Neurointensive Care for Medical officers. Department of Neurosurgery, Singapore General Hospital and National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore. 2012 

  2. Lee SY, Tay HT, Tan NG, Tan JHW, Goh YC, Ong HS, Wong WK, Ooi LL.
    Acute Surgical Handbook. Singapore General Hospital. 1st Edition 2013. 2nd Print 2016. SingHealth Academy, Publications Section. (ISBN 9789810728175)


Books Chapters

  1. Lee SY, Kluger MD, Cherqui D. Surgical management of hepatocellular carcinoma. In: Kee, Madoff, Murthy, eds. Clinical Interventional Oncology: Management and Practice. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier. ISBN: 9781455712212.
  2. Kluger MD, Lee SY, Cherqui, D. Multidisciplinary management of stage IV colorectal cancer: surgical perspective. In: Yantis R. ed. Advances in Surgical Pathology: Colorectal Cancer and tumors of the vermiform appendix. Philadelphia, PA. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. ISBN: 9781451182774.
  3. Lee SY, Tay HT, Tan NG, Tan JHW, Goh YC, Ong HS, Wong WK, Ooi LL. In: Lee SY ed. Acute Surgical Handbook. Singapore General Hospital. 1st Edition 2013. Singapore: SingHealth Academy, Publications Section. Main contributing author and Chief Editor (Authored 46 out of 75 chapters) ISBN 9789810728175)
  4. Lee SY, SK Dinesh, J Thomas, J Goh, TK Tan. In Lee SY, SK Dinesh, eds. Handbook of Neurosurgery and Neurointensive Care for Medical officers. Department of Neurosurgery, Singapore General Hospital and National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore. Editor and Main contributing author (Authored 53 out of 58 chapters)
  5. Teo JY, Lee SY, Chan CY, Chung YFA. Surgical Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma. In Nandakumar G, ed Textbook of Hepatobiliary & Gastrointestinal Surgery. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publisher. 1st Edition 2016. IBSN: 978-9351529392 (In Press)
  6. Lee SY, Goh BKP, Chan CY. Etiology, pathogenesis, and diagnostic assessment of acute pancreatitis. In Jarnagin et al.: Blumgart’s Surgery of the Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas, 6th edition. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier. ISBN: 9780323340625 (In Press)


PubMed bibliography:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/myncbi/1VsarTChhhTQz/bibliography/40851127/public/?sort=date&direction=ascending

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