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Dr. Lee Kang Hoe , Respiratory Physician & Intensivist

Medical Group: Asian Centre for Liver Diseases & Transplantation
Qualification: F.A.M.S., M.R.C.P., Others, MA (UK), MBBCHir (UK), EDIC (EUR)
Specialty: Others
Critical Care
Liver Transplant
Pulmonology
Medical Group Address: 6A Napier Road, Gleneagles Hospital Annexe Block #02-37
Singapore 258500
Operating Hours:
Years of Practise: 16
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

Respiratory Physician & Intensivist, Asian Centre for Liver Diseases & Transplantation (ACLDT)

Awards

•Fellow of the Year, University of Pittsburgh Multi-disciplinary Critical Care Training Programme (1994)
•Finalist in Dupont Pharmaceuticals / ACCP Critical Care Research Award (1994)
•Kuok Foundation Scholarship (Malaysia) (1983 - 1987)
•Medical Bursary from Wolfson College, Cambridge (1985 - 1987)
•Duckworth Prize, Jesus College, Cambridge, UK (1984)
•Scholarship from Jesus College, Cambridge, UK (1983 - 1985)

Experience


Dr Lee Kang Hoe graduated from the University of Cambridge, UK, in 1987. He was a scholar at Jesus College, Cambridge, where he received the Duckworth Prize. Dr Lee has also received a scholarship from the Kuok Foundation, Malaysia, for furthering his medical studies.
Dr Lee, who had Professor Sir Roy Calne, Professor Thomas Starzl (both pioneers in liver transplantation), and Professor John Fung as mentors, was awarded the Fellow of the Year at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, USA – the leading centre for liver transplantation in the world.
A prolific researcher, Dr Lee has been funded by various organisations (NIH, IDA, TEC, NMRC) for his work on respiratory related issues, ICU, health outcomes, liver cirrhosis, liver transplantation and glucose-insulin computer decision support system with LDS Hospital. Formerly one of the founder members of the Society of Intensive Care Medicine Singapore, Dr Lee is currently a member of the Specialist Training Committee for Intensive Care Medicine.
Dr Lee has been managing all the acute liver failure, and pre- and post-transplant patients at the dedicated, fully integrated Parkway Asian Liver Ward at Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore, since 2005. He also oversees all liver dialysis treatments using the different liver dialysis devices (namely MARS, IMPACT and ELAD) that he has brought in to tailor the best treatment for every liver failure patient.