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Dr Kang Wee Lee

Dr Kang Wee Lee
Dr Kang Wee Lee

MBBS (S’pore), DFD (CAW), MRCSEd, MMED (S’pore)(ORL), FAMS (ORL)

Languages

English, Mandarin, Hokkien

Clinical Focus

* General Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) conditions including ear complaints, snoring and thyroid problems.
* Sub-specialty interest in allergic rhinitis & related illness, sinusitis, nasal polyps, sino-nasal tumours, and complex paranasal sinus & nose conditions.
* Diving medicine, in particularly ENT-related diving medical conditions, and complex diving medical conditions & emergencies.

Procedure Focus

Besides surgical treatment for general ENT conditions (including tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy, thyroid surgery, snoring, myringotomies etc), Dr Kang has a sub-specialty interest in endoscopic (and minimally invasive) surgical procedures pertaining to the treatment of conditions such as allergic rhinitis, enlarged turbinates, nasal obstruction, deviated nasal septum, epistaxis (nose bleeding), sinusitis, nasal polyps, nose tumours, and other complex paranasal sinus & nose conditions.

Background

Dr Kang received his medical degree from the National University Singapore School of Medicine in 1993. He completed his Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) Surgery specialist training in Singapore and went on to complete the Rhinology Fellowship in University of Auckland, receiving sub-specialty training in rhinology and advanced endoscopic sinus surgery & skull base surgery.

Prior to his move to private practice, Dr Kang was a Consultant at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH) and Sengkang General Hospital (SKH) Departments of Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery). Besides treating patients with general ENT conditions, Dr Kang has a special interest in rhinology & advanced endoscopic surgical techniques, and he manages complex Paranasal Sinus & Nasal conditions in his clinical practice.

While working in SGH, Dr Kang was also a Consultant in SGH Hyperbaric & Diving Medicine Centre. As a trained diver and qualified diving medicine specialist, Dr Kang has a keen (and unique) interest & expertise in managing ENT-related diving medical conditions and complex diving medical problems & emergencies. He remains as Visiting Consultant to both SGH and SKH.

Dr Kang had previously served in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) before retiring from military service as the SAF Chief of Medical Corps with the rank of Rear-Admiral. For his contributions to the nation, he was awarded the National Day Award – Public Administration Medal (Silver) (Military) in 2012.

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degree: MBBS (S’pore), DFD (CAW), MRCSEd, MMED (S’pore)(ORL), FAMS (ORL)