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Dr. Lai Wai Kwan, Vincent , Gastroenterologist

Medical Group: Asian Centre for Liver Diseases & Transplantation
Qualification: M.R.C.P., MBChB (UK), PhD (Bham UK), CCT (UK), Specialist Register (UK)
Specialty: Gastroenterology
Medical Group Address: 6A Napier Road, Gleneagles Hospital Annexe Block #02-37
Singapore 258500
Operating Hours: 8:30A.M - 5:00P.M (Monday - Friday)
Years of Practise: 19
Practice Locations: Gleneagles Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre

Liver Diseases

Fatty liver
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C
Liver cancer
Alcoholic liver diseases
Drug induced liver injuries
Liver cirrhosis
Any other forms of acute and chronic liver diseases

Gastrointestinal Diseases

Dyspepsia
Irritable bowel syndrome
Chronic constipation
Non-specific abdominal pain
Gastroesophageal reflux disease
Colorectal cancer screening
Gall stones
Pancreatitis
Other gastrointestinal cancer and conditions

Preventive Screening

Liver cancer
Bile duct cancer
Pancreatic cancer
Viral hepatitis A, B and C
General medical / health checks

Vaccinations

Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Combined Hepatitis A&B
Post-transplant vaccinations

Liver Transplantation

Pre-transplant assessment of donor
Pre-transplant assessment of recipient
Post liver transplant follow-up
Liver dialysis
Living Donor Liver Transplantation (LDLT)

Critical Care Services

Care of patients following major liver operations

Procedures

Gastroscopy
Colonoscopy
Interventional radiological procedures
Chemotherapy
Radio-frequency ablation (RFA)
Transarterial chemoembolisation (TACE)
Biliary and vascular stenting
Banding of oesophageal varices
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatogram (ERCP)
NEW – FibroScan® (a non-invasive method of assessing liver fibrosis)

Surgery (Open and Laparoscopic/"Key Hole")

Pancreas
Gallbladder
Liver
Bile duct

Gastroenterologist, Asian Centre for Liver Diseases & Transplantation (ACLDT)

Awards
• R&D Trust Grant – Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (2006)
• Midland Gastroenterology Society Astra Prize (2005)
• Young Investigator Award – European Association for the Study of the Liver (2004)
• Travel Award Immunovirology Virginia – American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (2004)
• Travel Award – British Association for the Study of the Liver (2004)
• Scientific Committee Project Grant (2004)
• Medical Research Council Clinical Training Fellowship (2002 – 2005)
• Scientific Committee Project Grant (2001)
• British High Commissioner's Award (1990 – 1993)

Experience
Dr Vincent Lai attained his basic medical degree from the University of Sheffield in England in 1993. He completed his specialist training in Gastroenterology and Hepatology in England, and spent five years in Birmingham, which has one of the largest Liver Transplant Units in Europe. In 2002, he was awarded the prestigious Medical Research Council Clinical Training Fellowship. He attained his Ph.D. degree from the University of Birmingham in 2007, investigating the liver immunity in viral hepatitis. He was accredited by the Specialist Accreditation Board in gastroenterology in England and was a Consultant in a teaching hospital prior to his return to Singapore.

As a Consultant Hepatologist at the Derby NHS Foundation Trust Hospital from 2006 to 2008, Dr Lai helped in the further development of the provision of viral services in Derby. During his tenure there, he not only obtained a grant from the Trust for a study in infection in liver patients but was also actively involved in medical research.