Lee Ser Yee, MBBS, M.Med(Surgery), M.Sc, FAMS, FRCS(Ed) (Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery)
Department of Hepatopancreatobiliary and Transplant Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Duke - NUS Medical School Singapore, Singapore
Dr. Lee Ser Yee specializes in Hepatopancreatobiliary surgery (HPB), Liver transplantation, Minimally-Invasive Surgery (MIS). He serves as the director of the Liver and MIS program at the Department of HPB and Transplant Surgery at Singapore General Hospital (SGH).
He completed his training in General Surgery, HPB surgery and Liver transplantation at SGH and National Cancer Centre, Singapore. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. He underwent further training in Advanced Laparoscopic HPB surgery and Liver transplantation under Professor Daniel Cherqui at the New York Presbyterian Hospital- Weill Cornell Medical Center, USA. He also completed an accredited clinical fellowship in HPB and Surgical Oncology in Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), New York.
He has authored more than 120 scientific publications including top journals such as Annals of Surgery, Nature, HPB, Hepatology, Gastroenterology and JACS and written 2 surgical books and over 70 book chapters. He also sits on the Editorial and Reviewer Board for more than 30 international 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.
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 is also the Principle and Co-investigator for several local and international research grants and studies. He also collaborates on projects with renowned international centers such as Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic and Amsterdam Medical Centre, Netherlands.