Dr Victor Lee Tswen Wen

MBBS (Singapore), FRCS (Edinburgh), MMed (Surgery), MSc(Bioinformatics), FAMS (General Surgery)

Dr Victor Lee is a surgeon based in the Singapore Gleneagles Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Orchard Hospital and Farrer Park Hospital. His specialty is in major surgeries involving the liver, gallbladder, bile duct and pancreas. He is accomplished in using minimally invasive techniques such as laparoscopy for gallbladder and hernia surgeries. An advocate of the latest surgical techniques, he can also offer microwave ablation for patients who are unsuitable for open surgeries.

Areas of specialty:

  1. Hepatobiliary-pancreatic surgery:
  • Liver: Liver cancer, colorectal liver metastasis, and other liver tumors
  • Pancreas: Pancreatic cyst assessment, pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer
  • Bile Duct: Bile duct stones, stricture and bile duct cancer
  1. Laparoscopic General Surgery:
  • Gallstone removal
  • Hernia repair
  • Laparoscopic assessment and surgery

Current Appointments:

  • Co-Project Director, Pancreas Transplant, Ministry of Health
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor and Visiting Research Scientist, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
  • Visiting Consultant, Renal and Liver Transplant, National University Hospital
  • Visiting Consultant, Department of Hepato-pancreato-biliary and Transplant Surgery, Singapore General Hospital

Accredited to perform surgeries at:

  • Gleneagles Hospital
  • Mount Elizabeth Orchard Hospital
  • Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
  • Farrer Park Hospital
  • Parkway East Hospital
  • Mount Alvernia Hospital
  • Singapore General Hospital
  • National University Hospital

Training:

1998 Graduated from the National University of Singapore Medical School
2001 Obtained the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh membership diploma
2001 – 2006 Completed advanced surgical training at the Singapore General Hospital and the National Cancer Centre Singapore
2007 Admitted as Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)
2007 Joined National University of Singapore as Associate Consultant and Assistant Professor
2008 – 2009 Trained at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, UK, in liver, kidney and pancreas transplant and complex hepatobiliary pancreatic surgery
2009 Returned to National University Hospital as Consultant Surgeon
2012 Set up the National Pancreas Transplant Programme as Co-Director
2012 Joined Singapore General Hospital as Senior Consultant and Director of Pancreas Transplant
2012 Conferred Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
2013 – 2015 Director of Centre for Digestive & Liver Disease, which has more  than 500 patient visits per day for hepatobiliary, gastro-enterology, upper gastro-intestinal and colorectal diseases
2015 – Present Opened private clinics at Singapore Gleneagles Hospital and at Farrer Park Hospital
2018 – Present Opened private clinic at Mount Elizabeth Orchard Hospital