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Clin Asst Prof Lee Wai Peng

Adj Asst Prof Lee Wai Peng from Changi General Hospital

Clin Asst Prof Lee Wai Peng

MBBS, MRCS(Edinburgh), Mmed (Singapore), FRCS (Edinburgh)

Consultant

Specialty: General Surgery

Sub-specialties: Breast Surgery

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Surgery Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital
  • Consultant SingHealth Duke-NUS Breast Centre
  • Consultant Breast Surgery Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital

Profile

Dr Lee Wai Peng is a consultant general surgeon, with a special interest in breast surgery. She manages both benign and malignant breast conditions.

Dr Lee graduated from National University of Singapore in 2007 and was granted Masters of Medicine (Surgery) by the same university in 2014. She became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2014, after completing her advanced specialist training in general surgery. She has done observerships at hospitals in the United Kingdom (Royal Derby Hospital as well as Royal Marsden Hospital), to further her skills in managing patients with breast cancers and to keep abreast of the latest advancement in surgical techniques for partial and full breast reconstruction.

Dr Lee is also keen in educating and sharing her knowledge with the next generation of medical students as well as the postgraduate SingHealth surgical residency program. She has been appointed the clinical lecturer for Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine since 2008 and has been recently appointed as adjunct assistant professor for the Lee Kong Chien School of Medicine in 2017.

Dr Lee is an advocate for medical work in developing countries and has previously participated in the pink ribbon programme in Bali for 2 consecutive years to increase awareness of breast cancer. Her dedication towards her patients has earned her a silver award in the Singapore Health Quality Service Award 2018.

Education

  • MRCS (Edinburgh), 2014 
  • MMed of Surgery (Singapore) , 2014
  • MBBS (Singapore), 2007, FRCS (Edinburgh)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor - Lee Kong Chian Medical School, NTU
  • Clinical Assistant Professor - Duke-NUS
  • Clinical Senior Lecturer - Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS
  • Fellow - Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
  • Physician Faculty - Singhealth General Surgery Residency Program

Awards

  • Singapore Health Quality Service Award 2018 – Silver Award

Research Interests

  • Breast Cancer Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Benign Breast Diseases
  • Breast Imaging

Publications

Research Trials

  • Clinical Research Trial: A comparison of local infiltration analgesia and pecs block for analgesia in mastectomy with axillary dissection – an equivalence study
  • Clinical Research Trial: Blood Test for early detection of breast cancer using TM B2 – Pivotal Trial