Senior Consultant Colorectal Surgeon
MBBS (S’pore), MMED (Surgery), FRCS (Ed)
Dr LEE Kuok Chung
Dr. Lee Kuok Chung is a skilled Colorectal Surgeon with a career spanning more than 15 years. He specializes in Oncological Colorectal Surgery and benign perianal conditions. In addition, Dr Lee is also renowned for his expertise in performing complex laparoscopic and robotic surgery.
Dr. Lee earned his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2005. Subsequently, he was accredited as a general surgical specialist after obtaining a fellowship with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCS) in 2014. The following year, he underwent additional training in robotic surgery for colorectal cancer at Yonsei University College of Medicine (Korea) under the MOH Health Manpower Development Plan (HMDP).
Before joining the private sector, Dr. Lee worked as a surgeon in the Colorectal Division of General Surgery at National University Hospital (NUH) and Alexandra Hospital (AH). At NUH, he led the robotic colorectal surgery program. Dr Lee is also a very proficient endoscopist and guided the advanced colonic polypectomy program too.
Dr Lee is a keen educator and has served as the Chief Convenor for final year medical students. As for post-graduate teaching, he was a core committee member of the NUH General Surgery Residency Program. He still holds the position of Visiting Consultant at NUH despite moving to private practice, where he continues to contribute to public health care and medical education.
Apart from his clinical practice, Dr. Lee has published numerous peer-reviewed papers and has been invited to present his clinical expertise at academic meetings. In his free time, he enjoys pursuing his hobbies in long-distance running and photography.
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