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Clin Asst Prof Lee

Dr Lee Tee Sin from Changi General Hospital

Clin Asst Prof Lee

MBBS, MRCS (Edin), MMed (ORL), FAMS (ORL)

Senior Consultant

Specialty: Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)

Sub-specialties: Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nasal Reconstructive Surgery

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Allergic Rhinitis, Facial Deformities, Facial Trauma, Head and Neck Tumours, Nasal Obstruction, Sinusitis.

Clinical Appointments

  • Deputy Chief and Senior Consultant Otorhinolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital
  • Director, Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Service Otorhinolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital
  • Visiting Consultant, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
  • Visiting Consultant, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
  • Visiting Consultant, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
  • Visiting Consultant Singapore National Eye CentreSingapore National Eye Centre
  • Visiting Consultant Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital

Profile

Dr Lee Tee Sin is presently the deputy chief and senior consultant with the Department of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Changi General Hospital (CGH). He is also the director of the Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service. Upon completing his Otorhinolaryngology training, he was awarded the Health Manpower Development Plan to pursue a 1-year clinical fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery with the University of Toronto, Canada, endorsed by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He also achieved the highest international score in the 2014 IBCFPRS examination, and was honored with the Claus D. Walter Award for Academic Excellence. He then completed the board certification process in 2017 and is a Diplomate of the IBCFPRS.

He is active in both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, holding the appointments of associate programme director of the SingHealth Otolaryngology Residency, clinical assistant professor of the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, clinical senior lecturer of the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, as well as clinical teacher of the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine. He is also a visiting consultant to Singapore General Hospital, Singapore National Eye Centre, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital and Ng Teng Fong General Hospital. He has also contributed significantly to the Society of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Singapore, having previously held the positions Honorary Treasurer and Vice President, and he currently holds the post of President of the society.

Education

  • IBCFPRS
  • Fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • FAMS (ORL)
  • MMED (ORL)
  • MRCS (Edin)
  • MBBS

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Associate Programme Director - SingHealth Otolaryngology Residency Programme
  • Clinical Assistant Professor - Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
  • Clinical Senior Lecturer - NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Clinical Teacher - Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
  • President - Society of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery Singapore, 2019-present
  • Vice President - Society of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery Singapore, 2017-2019
  • Honorary Treasurer - Society of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery Singapore, 2016-2017
  • Member - Asian Facial Plastic Surgery Society, 2011-present
  • Member - Pan Asia Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 2017-present
  • Member - Singapore Medical Association, 2004-present

Awards

  • Gold Service Award, Singapore Health Quality Service Awards, 2020
  • Silver Service Award, Singapore Health Quality Service Awards, 2018
  • 10-Year Long Service Award, Changi General Hospital, 2015
  • Claus D. Walter Award for Academic Excellence for achieving the highest international score for the IBCFPRS examination, in cooporation with the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2014
  • Health Manpower Development Plan Award (HMDP), Ministry of Health, 2013

Research Interests

Publications

Publications

  • Pang KP, Yung SW, Lee TS, Pang CE. Bipolar Clavicular Injury. Med J Malaysia. 2003 Oct;58(4):621-4.
  • Pang CE, Lee TS, Pang KP, Pang YT. Thoracic Ranula: an extremely rare case. J Laryngol Otol. 2005 Mar;119(3):233-4.
  • Hoe YM, Lee TS, Tan B, Loh CY. When the simple migrated hair results in distressing ear symptoms. Am J Otolaryngol. 2014 Mar-Apr;35(2):274-5.
  • Tan B, Lee TS, Loh I. Reconstruction of preauricular soft tissue defects using a superiorly based rotation advancement scalp flap – A novel approach to the surgical treatment of preauricular sinuses. Am J Otolaryngol. 2018 Mar-Apr;39(2):204-207.
  • James WM Kwek, TS Lee, Ian CY Loh. Helical rim advancement – A technique to avoid keloid recurrence. JPRAS Open. 2019 Mar;19:61-66.
  • TS Lee, A See, C Lim, XY Huang. Successful Treatment of Cavernous Sinus Metastasis from Follicular Thyroid Carcinoma with Lenvatinib. Int J Thyroidol. 2020 May;13(1): 60-63.
  • Lee TS, Kwek JWM, Ellis DAF. Treatment of periocular and temporal veins with 1064-nm Nd:YAG Laser. J Cosmet Dermatol. 2020 Sep;19(9):2306-2312.
  • Kwek WMJ, Chua SMCA, Xu SH, Tan THL, Huang XY, Loh I, Lee TS. Randomized controlled study comparing tonsillectomy safety and patient satisfaction outcomes between HARMONIC ACE®+ shears and monopolar diathermy in an adult population – A pilot study. Am J Otolaryngol. 2020 Sept-Oct;41(5):102568.
  • H Shafi, S John, TS Lee. Fungal auricular perichondritis after myringoplasty; A case report. Otolaryngology Case Reports. 2020 Sept;16:100208.

Book Chapters

  • Tee Sin Lee, David A.F. Ellis, 2016, Treatment of Acne Rosacea., William H. Truswell, in Lasers and Lights, Peels and Abrasions, Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc., 1, 102-108
  • Tee Sin Lee, Stephen S. Park, 2016, Endoscopic Forehead and Brow Lift., Hong Ryul Jin, in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery of the East Asian Face, Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc., 1, 324-338

Research Trials